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Where is New Brunswick’s Mayor Pete?


I don’t know Mayor Pete, but I’m starting to really like him. Seems a lot of other folks are, too, and not just those in his hometown of South Bend, Indiana, where he’s wrapping up…

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New Brunswick poised to reap benefits of resident, employee loyalty


When we raise children who are proud of this province, who understand its history and its potential, we are creating the groundwork for a generation of leaders who can bring people and prosperity to this province, even if they choose to live elsewhere. Now is the time to draw on those connections, to find the New Brunswickers who have moved to other parts of the country and the world, and not only remind them of their love for this land but also inform them of the advances since they’ve left.

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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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Celebrating Youth in Moncton


“It was a real privilege to see our beautiful city through their eyes.” Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold shared those words on social media this week, reflecting on the morning she spent with a group of…

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Making Moncton a Youthful City


Sometimes, you really should read the comments. Sure, there are armchair politicians and professional complainers, drama llamas and unhappy souls who seem to read online material simply to push negativity into the world. But there…

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Embracing New Brunswick’s Creativity


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about creativity. It’s a complicated word, as the connotations vary from thoughts of artistic masterpieces to crafty aunts to professional innovation. I also think it can be a key…

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She Said: Why Moncton


You start with one small idea. Maybe it’s thinking someone should paint something interesting to look at on a blank wall. Maybe it’s deciding to write something uplifting on a rock and hide it for…

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She Said: Reading Between the Lines of the Education Plan


My biggest problem with the province’s 10-year education plan – calling it a 10-year plan. It creates the expectation that it will set out concrete steps to achieving goals and decisions on major education issues….

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