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Corner Stores and Coal Mines


Coal miners once brought canaries down into the pits with them. The birds were more than company; they were an early warning system. If carbon monoxide levels were rising, the birds would feel the impact…

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Community Corner: Chocolate River Farmers Market


Pickle Planet Moncton loves to touch base with some of the great organizations operating in our community. The Chocolate River Farmers Market is becoming a mid-week tradition for many, powered by a change in venue…

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Things I’ve Learned as a Canadian Mom


Oh, the things I’ve learned as a Canadian Mom! I’ve planned an extravagant birthday party for July 1st for the last five years. Not because I think birthdays need to be extravagant (I enjoy creating…

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Graduations Need a Make Over


Let’s bring the celebration of accomplishment out of the high school gymnasium and into the community. Let’s do all we can to focus on that priority of establishing a culture of belonging. We are all a part of each student’s journey. Their success is our success. If a student doesn’t feel supported at home, knowing that the entire community is waiting to celebrate your graduation might just make a difference.

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Community Corner: Learning history through drama with “The Canadas” cast


“The Canadas” tells the story of our country through the eyes of newcomers – a family of singing geese. The production is presented by the Capitol Theatre Academy. Three young cast members share their insights with guest blogger Melannie Eldridge.

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Backyard Fun for Canada150


Bring the Canada Day party to the backyard with two simple tricks: a maple leaf cookie cutter and spray cans of landscaping chalk! We created a massive Canadian flag – and hopscotch! – on the lawn, then relaxed with watermelon maple leafs for our Canada150 party.

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Moncton Blogs to Follow


Stop searching for Moncton blogs to follow and check out this list! Over the past year, more and more local blogs have filtered into my life and we’re so happy to see our community reflected in this way. We’ve listed more than a dozen sites for lifestyle, travel, fashion, politics, and more for you to enjoy!

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Rise & Shine PJ Walk for Kids Moncton


The inaugural Rise & Shine PJ Walk for Kids takes place this Sunday, June 11 in Moncton. We can’t wait to raise funds and fun for this great cause!

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Salisbury’s Highland Park: One of Canada’s 150 Coolest Playgrounds!


We’re thrilled to share Salisbury’s Highland Park as one of Canada’s 150 Coolest Playgrounds! A perfect all-season park with a natural playground, walking trails by the Petitcodiac River, a brand-new splash pad, traditional playground equipment, a covered gazebo, picnic tables, and lots of green space to enjoy!

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Princess Pampering at Nakai Spa

Princess Pampering at Nakai Spa


It was such a treat to spend Mother’s Day enjoying a preview of the Princess Pampering Mommy & Me sessions available at Nakai Spa. The staff treated my daughter and me to a complimentary mani/pedi and pedicure – and it was easy to see why my Mama Tribe has been raving about this spa for ages!

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