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The next 50 years of the Official Languages Act


Anniversaries are powerful motivators. The milestones force us to reflect on what has passed and what is to come in that next span of time. This April marks the 50th anniversary of New Brunswick’s Official…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Welcome 2019!


Whew I don’t know about you, but it’s been a hard go, getting back into routine around here. The seemingly extra long holiday break, the early and persistent snow storm days, then through in some…

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The Men of Tomorrow: A Dad’s Take on Gillette’s Latest Ad


Today, I sat down to write an introduction. You know what I mean … that inaugural blog post that tells the world who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and why they should listen to you….

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15 Things to Do with the Kids This Weekend in Moncton (Jan 18-20)


It’s a chilly weekend but that won’t stop us from finding lots of fun for you and your family to enjoy in the Greater Moncton Area! Friday nights are always fun in Dieppe, with live…

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Why good parents avoid politics


“Take a gander through the Susan Holt article online. She engages with the tolls in the comments.” That was the text from my husband Wednesday morning. Perfect timing, as I was standing by the coffee…

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17 Things to Do With the Family This Weekend in Moncton (Jan 11-13)


Welcome to the weekend, everyone! How are we surviving the return to routine? Let’s help things along with a jam-packed weekend round up, shall we? Is taking on new challenges on your resolution list? Why…

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7 Must-Listen Pickle Planet Podcasts


In case you hadn’t heard, Tosh Taylor and I (Jenna) like to talk. And we like to talk with other people. And then share those conversations with you. Hence, the Pickle Planet Podcast! We started…

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Weird But True! Book Review


We LOVE books in this house, so when MomsMeet (now operating in Canada!) asked us to sample some Weird But True! books from National Geographic Kids, we jumped at the chance! (That means we were…

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Our parenting needs to catch up with our connectivity


The headline cut straight to my heart. Naked photos and videos of children. New Brunswick children. Shared online.  A parent’s worst nightmare. Except that this week’s news is different than other exploitation and abuse cases…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (Jan 4-6)


Welcome to 2019, everyone! As we have every weekend for the past three years, we here at Pickle Planet HQ have searched through dozens and dozens of websites and Facebook pages to create a list…

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