New Brunswick: Avoiding Defeatism in Economic Development

Hassan Arif | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Business
Hassan Arif

There seems to be a prevalent trend in media and political commentary about New Brunswick; that our province is falling behind, in decline. There are no doubt serious challenges facing New Brunswick, including recent unemployment numbers that are the highest in the country, and a recent increase in outmigration rates.However, it is not all bad news.

Grey Cup To Tour Canada As Part Of 100th Anniversary Celebrations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - The Grey Cup is going on the road.The CFL has announced the historic trophy will tour Canada by train as part of the Grey Cup's 100th annive...

Kids' Cage Fight Draws Fire

CBC | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada Living

A mixed martial arts competition in Moncton, N.B., is garnering controversy after it featured a cage fight between children last month. T...

Blogger Spends Thousands To ID Internet Troll

CBC | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada

A Moncton blogger won a legal victory to have the name of an anonymous online commenter revealed and now is after an apology. ...

Fire Rips Through Maritime Ice Company

CBC | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada

Moncton area firefighters spent Sunday morning battling a fire that ripped through the Maritime Ice Company in Moncton. The emergency call came in ...

There's Growth in New Brunswick -- But is it Smart?

Hassan Arif | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada
Hassan Arif

While the growth of New Brunswick's urban and suburban areas is not on the scale of larger cities in Canada, there are lessons to be learned from these larger centres where, after periods of rapid growth which led to vast landscapes of generic car-oriented sprawl, there has been a backlash and a desire to return to more walkable downtown-like neighbourhoods.

Snowstorm Slams The Maritimes, Grounds Flights

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - A late fall blast of wet, heavy snow appeared to catch drivers in the Maritimes off guard Wednesday with police reporting dozens of collisio...

New Brunswick Priest Removed Over Sermons

CBC | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

Father Donat Gionet, a Catholic priest in Caraquet who was relieved of duties for anti-gay and anti-abortion comments in recent sermons, ...

Romeo Cormier Plotting To Kill Woman's Husband, Trial Hears

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A man accused of kidnapping a New Brunswick woman last year and keeping her captive in his basement apartment fo...