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Small Towns can Dream Big and Deliver


With a population of less than 3,500 teetering on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the town of Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, might not seem a likely economic powerhouse. And yet, its Millennial mayor has…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Pelvic Floors and More


You guys, there is SO much I didn’t know about pelvic floor health!! I had no idea that peeing even a little bit when you laugh or sneeze is NOT normal, that there’s something called…

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What to Do with the Kids This Weekend in Moncton (Sept 28-30)


The leaves are beginning to turn and the fall festivals are in full swing! Read on for so many amazing ideas for ways to get out and enjoy our communities with your family this weekend….

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Moving From Conflict to Cohesion in New Brunswick Politics


A recent headline in the Globe and Mail captured the heart of what saddens me about our political system: society’s appetite for perpetual conflict too often becomes the focus of politicians’ campaigns and governance. Commenting…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Parenting and Pot


Adult recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in Canada on October 17, 2018 – and according to a survey commission by Moncton-based Organigram, parents in Atlantic Canada are feeling the most prepared to talk with…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (Sept 21-23)


Fall is a fantastic time to get out and explore as a family! There are corn mazes, apple orchards, sunflower mazes, and so much more. You can check out our round up of fall outings…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Navigating Pregnancy and Infant Loss


  Mayson. Charlotte. Patrick. Landen. These children did not come home to live with their families, but their brief lives have had a lasting legacy. Join their mothers as they share thoughts on pregnancy and…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton (Sept 14-16)


Welcome to a busy, BUSY weekend in the GMA! First up – my apologies if I miss anything. I spent an entire HOUR just waiting for my computer to play nice while starting this weekend’s…

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Leadership takes courage, not common sense


Conviction. Clarity. Change. That’s what I wanted, as a parent and a taxpayer, in the healthier food policy debacle. Not back-tracking and pretending what was written wasn’t what was intended. I wrote about the policy…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Talking with Kids about Disability


This is one of our best episodes yet! Huge thanks to listener Lesley, who reached out suggesting an episode with tips on how to speak with her children entering kindergarten about the diversity of classmates…

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