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She Said: Salisbury Must Prepare for Potential


Salisbury is in an enviable position of being just 25 minutes from the ‘fastest growing urban centre’ on the East Coast – and it’s about to have a brand-new, $16 million elementary school. That’s a huge potential for growth coming to a village of just over 2,000 people with an average home price hovering around $200,000.

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She Said: Localize the Story


I once gave a phone interview to a news agency from my basement. It’s where I was, along with my husband and our three small children, on the morning of June 5, 2014. I was…

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She Said: Creating a Music City


Music City. That’s what some people are hoping Moncton can become. The city, Music / Musique NB, and Music Canada are hosting a symposium here later this month to “identify key strategies and concrete recommendations…

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She Said: Why Moncton


You start with one small idea. Maybe it’s thinking someone should paint something interesting to look at on a blank wall. Maybe it’s deciding to write something uplifting on a rock and hide it for…

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Remove Parking Fees at Hospitals


Tucked in among the baby memorabilia in our sons’ memory boxes is an application for a parking pass at The Moncton Hospital. It wasn’t an onerous process to apply, nor was the cost extraordinary. It…

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Population Growth Minister Needs to Focus on Growth, not Decline


Folks, we need to stop painting ourselves as helpless, rural hicks who can’t get our act together. Because that seems to be the message we’re sending the rest of the country. New Brunswick has a…

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Childcare Funding Announcement Leaves More Questions Than Answers


I wish Justin Trudeau and Brian Gallant had stayed playing with LEGO. The two political leaders sat together in a Wee College classroom in Moncton this week, building block towers with children. Journalists snapped photos…

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Why I Take My Kids to the PRIDE Parade


My children are growing up in a country where we’ve moved from protests to parades. There is no secrecy about sexuality, in our home or in our community. So why do we need to go to a parade? Because we all should stand together to celebrate love and acceptance.

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She Said: Ignoring Sexual Assaults is not Helping


Nearly 7,000 Canadian women and men are told by police each year that their report of a sexual assault is not, by police definition, a valid allegation. This represents a national unfounded rate of 19%. In the area served by the Codiac Regional RCMP, the unfounded rate is 33%. I wonder what change would come if more people like me started reporting our assaults, too.

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She Said: More New Brunswick Women Joining Politics is Good for All


I’m not much of a political junkie, but I was excited this week by our provincial politics. Jennifer McKenzie is taking over the leadership of the New Democratic Party. Ho hum, you may think, but…

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