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How Much Does it Cost New Brunswick to Have Two License Plates?


I cannot tell you my license plate number. I can tell you the Nova Scotia plate on the 1984 Ford truck we sold when I was in elementary school. I can tell you the Alberta…

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Faciam Istud – Making Change Happen


I think we could add a tag line to Moncton’s motto of Resurgo: Faciam Istud. Resurgo is a rallying cry, a promise that the city will rise again: from losing its original town charter in…

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Welcoming Reggio to our Classrooms


I walked into an elementary school classroom last week – and felt immediately relaxed. The classroom was filled with homemade wooden shelves and tables, even a few tree trunks as seats. Every bin was a…

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Parking Spaces, Gender Equality, and Snow Removal


Moncton loves its parking spaces – but at what cost? The constant desire to park exactly next to the establishment one plans to visit has created a downtown without character. With the upcoming opening of…

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Minimum Wage Increases and Industry Readiness


Three dollars. What could you do with three dollars more an hour on your pay cheque? That’s the difference between minimum wage in New Brunswick and the rate that will be introduced in Alberta (in…

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Searching for Day Care Spaces in New Brunswick Should Get Easier


I am beyond thrilled to learn that the province is finally creating a responsive child care registry for parents and providers. This was one of many highlights announced this week as part of the government’s…

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Boys vs Girls Toys


Newsflash: Girls like complicated toys and computer games, too! Anyone else’s child cry over a toy this holiday? Our three kids each received a super-sized chocolate egg with a surprise toy inside. We opened them…

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Teaching Vulnerability and Creativity at Christmas


A silly tie that is so poorly sewn it’s impossible to wear. A wooden box that isn’t properly squared so it can’t actually close. Felt dolls that are falling apart from so much love. These…

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Workforce Development Strategy Should Complement Education Plan


The same building blocks of growth mindset and resiliency that are being introduced into the elementary curriculum can help prepare our children for future industry shifts.

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How Would You Describe Moncton’s Culture?


Heavy metal bands and wrestling events. That was my answer 10 years ago when I was asked to describe Moncton’s culture. I’d been living in the city for a few months, working an early morning…

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