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Moncton Parents - Is your child being bullied to death?
Anglophone East student from Moncton bullied to the point of attempting suicide. The child was air lifted to IWK Hospital. District Education Council members Doyle and Feindel had previously put forth motion for a registry of bullying incidents to allow the DEC oversight on the problem. Seven members voted no. This incident is, or should be a wakeup call for change in how we treat bullying. [232]


A Food Economy Is Part Of Our Future
Want to know how New Brunswick can improve its economy, health and resourcefulness ... then watch this show.Each guests brings a piece of how it is possible. Catch how themes like production, distribution, scale, innovation and social enterprise all come together. Catch just how close their collective knowledge is in forming a major shift or breakthrough, and how what they say so tightly fits into what the others were saying ... just from a different perspective.The solution is so close. [142]

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Stephen Lewis, for the record: ‘I am, truly, insufferably buoyant’
Stephen Lewis (the former leader of the Ontario NDP and the co-founder of the Stephen Lewis Foundation) addresses the NDP National Convention in Edmonton on April 9, 2016. "I approach this podium in ebullient frame of mind. In fact, I’m in such good spirits that it’s positively indecent. I realize of course that my demeanour is entirely out-of-whack … after all, we suffered a crushing setback in the federal election. I should be brooding, gloomy, curmudgeonly, sour &... [232]

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Closing Panama Tax Haven Will Require Fighting the Most Powerful Lobby In the World
Economist Michael Hudson says oil and mining industries and the State Department created Panama and Liberia for the express purpose of tax evasion..... "And I went to Standard Oil, whose treasurer met with me to walk me through their balance sheet. And I said, I can’t figure out whether Standard Oil and the other oil companies make their money at the producing end of oil, or at the distributing end of refining and selling it. And he said, well, we make our earnings right here in New York, ... [204]

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City


George Leblanc : « Les Questions Linguistiques Ne Sont Pas Explosives »
Le maire sortant de Moncton affirme qu'en 2016, le maire de la seule ville officiellement bilingue au Canada se doit de pouvoir communiquer dans les deux langues officielles, et ce, même si les questions linguistiques « ne sont pas explosives ». [16]

Province


Rcmp'S Covert Videotaping Of J-Tornado Suspects 'Creepy,' Argues Lawyer
A Saint John drug trial heard Tuesday the RCMP conducted covert electronic surveillance of suspects in its J-Tornado operation for two years before obtaining any judicial authorizations. [47]


Opposition Leaders Voice Disapproval Over Nb Legislature Adjournment
Opposition leaders are unhappy as the New Brunswick Legislature is adjourned once again. [40]


Un Conseil Municipal Entièrement Bilingue à Bathurst
La cérémonie d'assermentation du nouveau conseil municipal de Bathurst avait lieu mardi soir, et ce conseil est entièrement bilingue. [38]


Provincial And Federal Governments Invest In Vision Alma To Create Tourism Hub
The provincial and federal governments are investing to create a tourism hub in the centre of Alma. [28]


New High Tech Company Brings Jobs And Skilled Workers To Saint John
RevJet, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, has moved its research and development office to Saint John, bringing highly skilled software development jobs to the city as well as 20 skilled workers and their families from Ukraine. [24]

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One-on-one with Journalist Chris Hedges - part1
For nearly two decades, Journalist Chris Hedges worked as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.The Heat interviewed Chris Hedges. He brings us his unique perspective on the U.S. Presidential Race, mass incarceration, electronic surveillance, and income inequality in the United States. [242]

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Max Keiser - What drives voters to Donald Trump?
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy ask what’s the matter with Kansas? And Virginia? North Carolina? Florida? Alabama? Michigan and Massachusetts? Are voters flocking to Donald Trump because they’re racist? Or, is it the economy and so-called ‘free trade’ deals driving them nuts? In the second half, Max continues his interview with Satyajit Das, author of Extreme Money and A Banquet of Consequences about the coming market collapse. [258]

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Current Escalations in the South China Sea
The start of 2016 has witnessed a sharp escalation in the militarization of the South China Sea. The cause of the escalation is multifaceted and comes from both regional and international quarters. The militarization has been initiated and exacerbated by both China and the United States, both bearing responsibility for the current level of tension in the region. [292]

Business and Economy


Canadian Unions Launch New Cpp Campaign “A Better Plan For All”
Today unions of the Canadian Labour Congress launched a new website and ad campaign to raise awareness about the need for a universal expansion of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). “With 600,000 Canadian seniors living in poverty, and 11 million workers lacking a workplace pension plan, retirement is something all Canadians need to start thinking about today. Even for employees with workplace pension plans, affording a modest retirement can be a struggle,” said ... [41]


Idahot 2016: Unions Take A Stand Against Homophobia, Transphobia And Biphobia
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), one of the largest global LGBTQ solidarity actions. This day marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders and illnesses. There are worldwide celebrations of sexual and gender diversity and events taking place in hundreds of countries. This is the day that LGBTQ people and their allies take a ... [111]


Job Numbers: Job Creation Not Keeping Up With Labour Force Growth
Statistics Canada job numbers released today show that job creation isn’t keeping up with labour force growth — over the past year, the number of workers in the labour force grew by 212,200 but the economy only created 144,000 jobs. The numbers show that the problem isn’t just in the energy sector. Canada has lost 22,800 jobs in the natural resources sector over the past year, but during the same period, Canada also lost 15,700 jobs in the manufacturing sector. ... [131]

Entertainment


Concert De Printemps Du ChœUr Beauséjour
Le Chœur Beauséjour, sous la direction de Monique Richard, directrice du Département de musique de l'Université de Moncton, présentera son concert de printemps, le mardi 26 avril à 19 heures, en l'église Central United Church — au forum du Centre communautaire de la paix, à Moncton. Une variété... [ suite ] [132]


Neuf Ans Plus Tard, « Paroles Et Images » Continue Sa Séduction!
Le succès de l'exposition « Paroles et images » ne se dément pas année après année à l'Université de Moncton, campus d'Edmundston (UMCE). À l'occasion de sa neuvième présentation, le 13 avril dernier, l'exposition a révélé de nombreux coups de cœur dans les ateliers des arts visuels du Campus. Le... [ suite ] [145]


Exposition Des Finissantes Et Du Finissant En Arts Visuels De L'Université De Moncton
La Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen présente l'exposition des finissantes et du finissant du Département des arts visuels de l'Université de Moncton. Le vernissage de cette exposition aura lieu le vendredi 15 avril 2016, de 19 heures à 21 heures, en présence des finissantes et du finissant qui p... [ suite ] [173]

Sports


Quatre Nouveaux Joueurs Se Greffent Aux Aigles Bleus
Les Aigles Bleus de l'Université de Moncton ont recruté trois anciens joueurs de la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec ainsi qu'un autre de la Ligue de hockey junior de la Saskatchewan en vue de la prochaine saison de hockey masculin de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique. Les joueurs d'ava... [ suite ] [47]


Soccer : Trois Recrues Du Sud-Est Avec Les Aigles Bleus
L'équipe de soccer des Aigles Bleus de l'Université de Moncton pourra bénéficier du jeu de trois jeunes recrues de Moncton et Dieppe en vue de la prochaine saison de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique qui débutera en septembre. Héritier Masimengo et André LeBlanc, de Dieppe, ainsi que Jonathan K... [ suite ] [143]


Les Aigles Bleues Affronteront Les Tommies Ce Samedi
Le deuxième affrontement de la série demi-finale 2 de 3 entre les Tommies de St. Thomas University et les Aigles Bleues de l'Université de Moncton au hockey féminin Subway de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique sera disputé samedi soir, au Centre Grant-Harvey de Fredericton à 19 heures. Les Tommi... [ suite ] [245]


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Jul 15

Mosaiq Multicultural Festival
Moncton City Hall Plaza at 655 Main St [Map]
12:30 The Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) in partnership with the City of Moncton invites one and all to the annual Mosaïq Multicultural Festival, a unique and colourful celebration of Moncton’s growing diversity. Come explore the World Village, where our many cultures showcase their traditions, music and dance, foods, arts and crafts, and so much more! Mosaïq vendors will offer mouth-watering foods from the four corners of the earth as well unique arts and ... Add to Calendar 2016/07/15 12:30 2016/07/16 12:30 19 Mosaiq Multicultural Festival The Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) in partnership with the City of Moncton invites one and all to the annual Mosaïq Multicultural Festival, a unique and colourful celebration of Moncton’s growing diversity. Come explore the World Village, where our many cultures showcase their traditions, music and dance, foods, arts and crafts, and so much more! Mosaïq vendors will offer mouth-watering foods from the four corners of the earth as well unique arts and ... Moncton City Hall Plaza at 655 Main St http://www.facebook.com/events/160427380695693 YYYY/MM/DD

Opinion


Membership Has Its Privileges?
Trust New Brunswick to tilt at the beast of federal complacency and partisanship. After all, didn’t this province help invent the Senate of Canada? Shouldn’t we, of all this great land’s citizens, now properly tame it, if not actually slay it? Two senators from this fair province – and from two different parties, no less […] [381]


The Dummies Of Small Things
Let’s face it, no government drops a budget without engaging in a substantial amount of tortuous explanation and twisted logic. The problem, of course, is that elected officials are notoriously poor spin doctors; voters, more often than not, easily penetrate their veils of assurances and, worse, never forget the degree to which political prevarication undermines […] [355]


The Deficit Facts Of Life
Balance the budget, certainly; but not just yet. In a nutshell, this was what New Brunswick Finance Minister Roger Melanson told assembled ladies and gentlemen of the press and other observers at Tuesday’s provincial budget announcement. Still, though it seemed to take almost everyone off guard, the news that annual deficits – despite this year’s […] [359]

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Here'S What'S On The Agenda For The Regular Public Meeting Of Moncton City Council On Monday
Here's what's on the agenda for the regular public meeting of Moncton City Council on Monday, April 4, 2016. Meeting starts at 5 pm at Moncton City Hall. ------------------------------------------ Voici l'ordre du jour de la séance ordinaire publique du c [199]


Here Are Your Y Café Specials For This Week: Tuesday – Western Sandwich With Beef Vegetable Soup Or Spaghetti With Salad And Garlic Bread Wednesday – Super Grilled Cheese With Clam Chowder Or Chicken Taco With Salad Thursday – Chicken Mac & Cheese With S
Here are your Y Café specials for this week: Tuesday – Western Sandwich with Beef Vegetable soup or Spaghetti with Salad and Garlic Bread Wednesday – Super Grilled Cheese with Clam Chowder or Chicken Taco with Salad Thursday – Chicken Mac & Cheese with S [151]


"No One Will Really Understand Politics Until They Understand That Politicians Are Not Trying To Solve Our Problems
"No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems -- of which getting elected and re-elected are No. 1 and No. 2. Whatever is No. 3 is far beh [212]


The Bilingualism In Moncton Committee Presented Their Final Report To Council This Evening
The Bilingualism in Moncton committee presented their final report to Council this evening, which focused on four key themes: Equality, Support, Celebration and Sense of belonging. Read more: http://bit.ly/1RJQQQE / Le comité Bilinguisme à Moncton a dépos [188]


We Currently Have Over 100 Drop-In Classes Each Week That Members Can Participate In
We currently have over 100 drop-in classes each week that members can participate in. Do you have a favorite?? [185]


"As Far As We’Re Concerned Hiking Various Public Service Fees – Government Announced Several In The Budget – Are Really Just Tax Hikes In Sheep’S Clothing
"As far as we’re concerned hiking various public service fees – government announced several in the budget – are really just tax hikes in sheep’s clothing." [165]


Parc Mapleton Park
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Tomorrow Is April 5 - That Means It'S Our 5th Day Free! Current Ymca Members Can Bring A Guest In For Free On The 5th Of Every Month
Tomorrow is April 5 - that means it's our 5th day FREE! Current YMCA members can bring a guest in for FREE on the 5th of every month. Bring a friend in tomorrow and show them what you love about your Y! [133]

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