Educational

Innovative UNB Story Mapping Unearths New Insights Into Loyalists

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In an innovative digital story-mapping project, librarians and students at the University of New Brunswick are plotting the lives and far-flung travels of Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick in the 18th century.

In an innovative digital story-mapping project, librarians and students at the University of New Brunswick are plotting the lives and far-flung travels of Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick in the 18th century. Staff and students at the Harriet Irving Library on UNB’s Fredericton campus are building a new dimension to the library’s renowned collection […]

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STEM At The Ville Cooperative

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Justen Di Ruscio from JDG Solutions is facilitating a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math program at The Ville for teens 12-18. The eight week program will result in a fully functioning String Racer robot (featured below) by learning and using skills such as programming, 3D printing, and electronics engineering. The Ville STEM Program looks to […]

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Top Consumer Lessons for New Brunswickers

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Here are the top consumer complaints received by the New Brunswick's Financial and Consumer Services Commission in 2017.

The FCNB Wants To Keep New Brunswick Citizens Safe Home renovations and warranty issues were among the top New Brunswick consumer queries received in 2017 by the Financial and Consumer Services Commission. The commission investigates consumer complaints relating to a wide range of financial and consumer protection legislation in the province, provides advice and direction […]

Business

New Brunswickers Slightly More Likely to Oppose Than Support Rented Private Residences Receiving The Same Taxes and Regulations as Other Paid Accommodations

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Public opinion in New Brunswick is split on the issue of rented private residences listed on these online accommodations booking services being taxed and regulated to follow the same standards as other paid accommodations in the province

Quick Facts Four in ten New Brunswick residents support rented private residences being taxed and regulated in the same manner as other paid accommodations in the province, while just under one-half express opposition in this regard Support for rented private residences and other accommodations having the same taxes and regulations is lower in New Brunswick […]

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More Information Available About Free Child Care

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Following its announcement to provide free child care for households with annual incomes of $37,500 or less, the government has created a question-and-answer web page to further explain what this means for New Brunswick families.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Following its announcement to provide free child care for households with annual incomes of $37,500 or less, the government has created a question-and-answer web page to further explain what this means for New Brunswick families. “Your government is committed to helping as many families as possible pay for child care,” said Education […]

Arts and Music

2018 Fredericton FROSTival Kicks Off This Weekend

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Atlantic Canada’s largest winter celebration, FROSTival kicks off this upcoming weekend. The annual event includes the region’s best outdoor winter festivals, events and indoor cultural experiences. Pull on your hat & mittens, the perfect winter weekend getaway is waiting for you! Come celebrate winter in Fredericton with one of the region’s best outdoor festivals, events […]

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Free Daycare For Low-Income Families

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The provincial government has announced that families with an annual gross income under $37,500 will have access to free child care.

The provincial government has announced that families with an annual gross income under $37,500 will have access to free child care. “Ensuring that all New Brunswick families are moving forward together is a priority for your government,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “Access to free child care for lower-income families will ensure parents are given every […]

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ReCONNECT At The Ville Cooperative

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ReCONNECT: A newly licensed after school program promoting empowerment, physical literacy, problem solving, and much more.

ReCONNECT: A newly licensed after school program promoting empowerment, physical literacy, problem solving, and much more. The northside of Fredericton has a newly licensed after school program quite unlike any other in the city.  With a core focus on teaching the value of leadership, critical thinking, health and wellness, ReCONNECT is a unique program designed […]

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New Grants To Boost Early Learning Experiences For Preschoolers

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Operators of child care facilities will be eligible for $12.2 million in grants as part of a plan to designate hundreds of facilities as Early Learning Centres offering high-quality, inclusive and affordable services. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny made the announcement today.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Operators of child care facilities will be eligible for $12.2 million in grants as part of a plan to designate hundreds of facilities as Early Learning Centres offering high-quality, inclusive and affordable services. “Your government knows one of the best investments we can make is in education and early childhood learning,” said […]