Business

Legislation To Support Small Businesses Introduced

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The provincial government introduced legislation today to lower the small business corporate income tax rate to 2.5 per cent effective April 1, 2018.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government introduced legislation today to lower the small business corporate income tax rate to 2.5 per cent effective April 1, 2018. Legislation was also introduced to help self-employed New Brunswickers and employees of small and medium-sized businesses save for retirement through Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPP). “New Brunswick’s small businesses […]

General News

Lest We Forget – Remembrance in Capital Region 2017

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Lest We Forget   It is time to remember those who have given themselves in defence of our country. Fred-E-Scene has compiled the events around Fredericton to honour those fallen soldiers.   Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony Time:10:15 Details: 10:15 a.m. the parade will form up at the Carlton Street Armoury and parade to the […]

Student Life

Students Propose Reforms To Tackle Systemic Barriers

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Students in New Brunswick are proposing reforms to tackle systemic barriers in the postsecondary sector in the New Brunswick Student Alliance’s latest advocacy document, “Mandating a Better New Brunswick”.

Fredericton, NB – Students in New Brunswick are proposing reforms to tackle systemic barriers in the post-secondary sector in the New Brunswick Student Alliance’s latest advocacy document, “Mandating a Better New Brunswick”. The document, released this morning, identifies pressing student issues for 2017-2018 and will inform student-led advocacy efforts this week. Student leaders from the […]

Family

Government To Provide Eye Exams, Corrective Glasses For Four-Year-Olds

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Government to provide eye exams, corrective glasses for four-year-olds

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will expand its Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision program to provide free eye exams and corrective glasses for all four-year-olds who are not covered by a public or private health insurance program. “Providing quality health care for New Brunswickers of all ages is a priority for your government,” said Premier […]

Business

Regional Partners Join Forces for Educational Tour And Trade Mission to Boston

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Ignite Fredericton, the Pond-Deshpande Centre (PDC), and Opportunities NB (ONB) joined forces to co-ordinate a successful three-day experiential learning opportunity for businesses and individuals from Atlantic Canada interested in exploring, making new connections, and conducting business in the New England marketplace.

FREDERICTON, NB – Ignite Fredericton, the Pond-Deshpande Centre (PDC), and Opportunities NB (ONB) joined forces to co-ordinate a successful three-day experiential learning opportunity for businesses and individuals from Atlantic Canada interested in exploring, making new connections, and conducting business in the New England marketplace. His Worship Mayor Mike O’Brien led the charge as 56 Atlantic […]

Fundraising

Small Acts, Big Impact Campaign Considered A Success

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FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Small Acts, Big Impact awareness campaign, which challenged New Brunswickers to perform meaningful acts of volunteerism to help overcome poverty in the province, reached thousands of people through social media in October. Organized by the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation, the campaign encouraged individuals from all walks of life to carry […]

Health

Legislation Concerning Cannabis Control And Drug-Impaired Driving

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Legislation to be introduced this week aims to help protect New Brunswickers, particularly youth, from harm associated with cannabis use. Participating in the announcement were Health Minister Benoît Bourque, left, and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Legislation to be introduced this week aims to help protect New Brunswickers, particularly youth, from harm associated with cannabis use. The new laws would set the minimum legal age for buying cannabis at 19, restrict young people’s access to cannabis, set criteria for the possession and use of cannabis, and establish penalties […]