Ride on the Electric School Bus

Some students in the Moncton area will travel to school in true 21st century style when classes resume next week. Two electric school buses will be added to the Anglophone East School District and Francophone South School District fleets as part … [Read more...]

Conservation Council statement on release of 2017 Ice Storm Review

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, today issued the following statement: “The Clerk of the Executive Council’s review of the January 2017 Ice Storm, released today, shines a spotlight on just what more works need to … [Read more...]

Ice storm review report to be released tomorrow

The January 2017 ice storm review report will be released tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 18). Judy Wagner, clerk of the Executive Council and author of the report, will release the review with Public Safety Minister Denis Landry, NB Power CEO Gaëtan … [Read more...]

EcoNews — What you need to know about blue-green algae this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our primer on blue-green algae after the Department of Health issued an advisory for Nashwaak Lake earlier this week; we update you on the latest news regarding the tragic deaths of north Atlantic right whales … [Read more...]

Climate change has no borders: Conservation Council attends 24th CEC meeting

On June 26, the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett took a trip to Charlottetown, P.E.I., with Freshwater Intern Kaleigh Holder and Summer Student Coordinator Jimy Beltran, to attend the 24th Council Session of the Commission for … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor: Setting the record straight on N.B. pollution targets

The article originally appeared in the July 20 edition of the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal. Dear Editor: I write to correct some errors in the article about New Brunswick's record on reducing carbon pollution. The National Energy Board … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Electric Cars

How much cleaner are electric cars compared to gasoline vehicles? Check out this video by the Union of Concerned Scientists to find out. Would you consider buying an electric vehicle? This video by Plug'n Drive Ontario shows the benefits of … [Read more...]

eCharge Network a key step: Corbett on transition to electric vehicles

In an interview with Global News, our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, said the soon-to-be-built eCharge Network of 15 new, fast-charging stations is a key step toward getting more electric vehicles on New Brunswick roads. “I don’t think it’s the … [Read more...]

Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network Coming to N.B.

Good news for people driving electric vehicles or those considering the gasoline-free or hybrid route in New Brunswick. NB Power is launching a public network of electric vehicle charging stations in 15 locations along the province’s busiest … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Your Canada Day, hit the beach edition

In this Canada Day edition of EcoNews, we get you ready to beat the heat and hit the beach with stories about: the first-ever Canada Beach Report and what it tells us about the health of our cherished waterways; our take on the Auditor General's … [Read more...]

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