Fredericton Chef Among Canadian Culinary Superstars Behind New “Trendy Foods” Cookbook

Fredericton, New Brunswick – April 12, 2016 – Want to know what’s hot in food this summer? According to Chef Greg Godfrey, Executive Chef at the Delta Fredericton, flavoured hummus will be all the rage.


Car crashes into home in Rogersville, N.B., 23 year old driver dies

By Pierre Little

April 4, 2016 around 8:20 pm, a driver lost control of his vehicle on Principal Street, downtown, Rogersville, N.B.  His vehicle struck a telephone pole and he continued into a home.  The 23 year old driver was said to be visiting from Alberta and staying with his Grandmother in Rogersville.  The cause of the accident is being investigated and the name of the driver has not been released until notification of next of kin.
Some residents reported that the driver was fleeing the RCMP from Richibucto and was driving up Route 126 at a high rate of speed.  It was reported he encountered local traffic in Rogersville and lost control.  No local residents were injured.

Book of Condolence to people of France at NB Legislature

Opposition Leader Bruce Fitch signs the book of condolence to the people of France. The book is located in the lobby of the legislature building and the public are welcome to visit and add their messages of sympathy and support.


OPINION: Bruce Fitch - First Legislative Session a Big Disappointment

The first session of the 58th legislature has now concluded. Premier Brian Gallant has termed it “a big success”.


Online training on autism spectrum disorder launched

A new online training program on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was launched today for education professionals working in the public school systems of New Brunswick and the other Atlantic provinces.

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Serge Rousselle made the announcement today, which is World Autism Awareness Day.


COMMENT: Brian Gallant's First Budget: The Wrong Direction for New Brunswick



Brian Gallant has failed to live up to the Liberal commitment to move New Brunswick forward, yet again saying one thing but doing another.  This budget moves New Brunswick in the wrong direction - backward.



Government of NB wants to lock in the media

Editor's Note: The New Brunswick Government will be tabling their Budget, but it looks like it wants to control the media prior to its release.  I would suggest If they want to release it to the media then do so after it is tabled in the legislature, embargoes are only a courtesy if the public interest is served.  The actions of this government shows an intrenched view of controlling the media message.

The media should not be involved in these types of agreements from the governing power.

Press release issued by the Government of New Brunswick on March 27, 2015 regarding Budget Document release:


COMMENT: Shale Gas Lobbyists ignore implications for public health, ethics and will of the people

The supporters of the shale gas industry - the industry itself, the PC-Opposition energy and various editorialists - have lately been calling for the lifting of the moratorium. Their sole, well-worn and questionable economic argument for this demonstrates a lack of understanding of the two basic reasons for a moratorium in the first place.

The primary reason for a moratorium is concern for public health. Increasingly numerous peer-reviewed studies have now associated shale gas extraction with a host of serious health problems from cancer to congenital heart defects, which is cause enough for alarm.  More importantly, each study points out how much more we need to know. 


Survey of New Brunswickers Does Not Support Abortion Policy


Most New Brunswickers do not endorse the province’s new abortion policy introduced by the Liberal government. That’s the finding of a Corporate Research Associates poll carried out Feb. 12-March 2.