The CCNB Blog

On World Water Day, let’s turn to nature for solutions

Happy World Water Day! From the water crises in Cape Town, South Africa and Flint, Michigan to the countless drinking water advisories in First Nations across Canada, this 25th World Water Day looks different for the millions of communities across … [Read more...]

On World Water Day, and every day, we need an economy that puts water protection first

The Nashwaak watershed is a vibrant network of rivers, streams and tributaries flowing 110 kilometres across central New Brunswick, from the Upper Nashwaak Lake below Juniper to the St. John River in Fredericton. For generations, families living in … [Read more...]

Sisson proponent staying course on risky, old-fashioned mine

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett spoke with Terry Seguin of CBC’s Information Morning Fredericton about the latest news regarding the proposed Sisson Mine. Despite lessons learned in the wake of the disastrous Mount Polley Mine tailings spill … [Read more...]

Climate change causing dramatic shift in Bay of Fundy fisheries

Fishermen, scientists, and those living and working along the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine, like our own Fundy Baykeeper, say climate change and rising ocean temperatures are already having a pronounced impact on the fisheries so critical to the … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A banner budget for whales, wildlife and water

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our reaction to the federal budget’s historic investment to protect nature; we tell you why the regulations to phase out coal in Canada will mean even greater opportunities for New Brunswick’’s renewable … [Read more...]

A breakthrough budget for whales, wildlife and water

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement with respect to the federal government’s 2018-19 Budget, which included an unprecedented $1.3 billion commitment over five years for protecting land and endangered … [Read more...]

Smart step toward healthy, sustainable communities: Conservation Council statement on plan to phase out coal, create clean energy jobs

Lois Corbett, Executive Director, made the following statement in response to the Government of Canada’s announcement of the regulation to phase out coal power and the Just Transition task force to support coal workers and their communities: “The … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Five things to love on Valentine’s Day

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a feel-good list of five things we just know you'll love on this Valentine's Day — from celebrating a big win for our ocean and coastlines to giving you the chance to write your love letter to nature in New … [Read more...]

Lantern Snowshoe Hike 2018 — Buy Your Tickets Now!

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Things to come: Fredericton makes first foray into solar power

The City of Fredericton took a big step toward becoming a cleaner, greener city with the installation of its first municipality-owned solar panel array this week. In making the announcement on Monday, Feb. 12, mayor Mike O’Brien said the … [Read more...]