Media Releases

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining”

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining” St. Andrews (N.B.), 14 August 2017 — As Energy & Mines Ministers from across Canada meet today under the … [Read more...]

Swim Guide launches third version of water quality app

(FREDERICTON) -- Getting ready for beach time in New Brunswick? Before you go, download the brand-new version of the Swim Guide app. With over a million users worldwide, the popular (and free!) application gives beachgoers access to the latest … [Read more...]

First-ever Canada Beach Report released

June 27, 2017, TORONTO — How much you know about water quality at your local beach depends on where you live in Canada, reveals the Canada Beach Report, a new report on the state of recreational water quality monitoring across the country released … [Read more...]

Conservation Council reacts to Auditor General’s report on climate action in N.B.

The Auditor General of New Brunswick, Kim MacPherson, has delivered a substantive review of the province’s climate change plan and what is needed to turn policy intentions into on-the-ground work to protect homes and communities from what she says … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper receives Atlantic Salmon Federation’s top honour

ASF selects Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper, as T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser recipient ST. ANDREWS – The Fundy Baykeeper, a program of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, has been selected to receive the T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser award by the Atlantic Salmon … [Read more...]

Conservation Council welcomes investments to protect health of people and ecosystem at Parlee Beach

  Fredericton, May 5, 2017 — Today, the provincial government announced infrastructure investments and restrictions on new development specific to the Parlee Beach area. Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New … [Read more...]

New water quality reporting rules for Parlee Beach welcome — Conservation Council of New Brunswick 

FREDERICTON - The Conservation Council of New Brunswick's Executive Director, Lois Corbett, made the following comments in response to the provincial government's announcement today about new rules and procedures for reporting water quality at Parlee … [Read more...]

CCNB comments for ice storm review, meetings begin next week

Media Advisory March 30, 2017 Public meetings are being held the first week of April as part of a review of government and community response to the ice storm that hit the province in January. Click here to read the submission from … [Read more...]

Conservation Council Fed Budget 2017 reaction

MEDIA RELEASE March 22, 2017 FEDERAL BUDGET PROVIDES STRONG SUPPORT TO PROVINCES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION FREDERICTON – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick urges the province to take quick advantage of newly announced federal support for … [Read more...]

Conservation Council applauds Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans report on Fisheries Act

FREDERICTON –The Conservation Council, in collaboration with Canadian environmental organizations, wrote to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on March 7, 2017, thanking the entire membership of the House of Commons … [Read more...]

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