She Said: We Need To Keep Marching
Whether or not he intended it, Donald Trump is a megaphone for hate. Those of us who stand against hate need to keep making sure we’re heard. Millions of people marching in hundreds of cities around the world is a start.
She Said: Choose to Be … In This Place
The province is taking a lot of heat this week for its ‘3,000 jobs now’ campaign. Yes, the number is misleading, if not completely false. Single job postings on multiples sites were counted as separate…
Focus on Learning, Not Learning to be Bilingual
Want World Peace? Put your child in early French immersion. Okay, it’s not that simple. But I think we as New Brunswick parents are missing the big picture when it comes to the debate around…
Buzz Local: Embracing Winter
This week’s visit to the Buzz Local Studio focused on ways to embrace winter, from creating a Game Night Tournament to having a Snow Day Stash, and even a few seasonal road trip suggestions. Click…
She Said: Get Engaged, Mr. Premier
Premier Brian Gallant posted a quick little video from home on Christmas Day, wishing everyone a joyeuses fêtes. Nothing fancy, nothing scripted. No shirt and tie. And it’s one of his most popular posts of…
She Said: Who The World Sees
Princess Leia looms large over my childhood, but I feel like Carrie Fisher will guide me through middle age.
Tidings of Comfort and Joy
In our rapidly changing world, where the entirety of human knowledge doubles every year, Christmas carols create a bridge across divides of age, economy, politics, and even religion. Our society seems to be simultaneously becoming homogenized and divided into smaller and smaller factions. And yet we have these touchstones that can bring us together. Finding these elements that unite us, creating moments where voices can join together in joy, is increasingly important.
She Said: Building a Better Childcare Strategy
This week the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives told Canadians the cost of childcare in our country is rising at three times the rate of inflation. That’s an 8% increase since 2014. It doesn’t matter…
She Said: Delivering on Midwives
Taxpayers across New Brunswick should be cheering the announcement that four trained midwives will finally be hired by the province – because it’s a smart move financially. National research shows a planned homebirth, assisted by…
Buzz Local: Real Christmas Presents
On today’s Buzz Local segment: Simple DIY Christmas gifts, perfect for making with the kids and sharing with everyone. http://buzzlocal.tv/share.php?id=11962&thumb=