For the love of New Brunswick

It is true. Together, we can make a difference, but it has to be a real difference. That is because the only way to stop the total concentration of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change from growing in the atmosphere is for all of us to … [Read more...]

National single-use plastics ban welcome move to reduce pollution plaguing our oceans, rivers, forests and parks 

Fredericton, NB — The federal government has announced its intention to regulate plastic production, use and disposal under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, a move that should help citizens, governments and retailers reduce plastic … [Read more...]

EcoNews—Feds make good moves in Throne Speech, bad moves on NB’s heavy polluters

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our reaction to the federal government's Throne Speech, delivered yesterday, which contained strong commitments on climate action, and our reaction to the federal government's approval of N.B.'s heavy … [Read more...]

Conservation Council welcomes commitments to climate action, building back #BetterThanNormal, in federal Throne Speech 

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement in response to the federal government’s Speech from the Throne. “The Government of Canada has laid out its vision … [Read more...]

Federal approval of lax regulations for big polluters fails to spur clean energy future New Brunswickers want

Attention News Editors: The Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Louise Comeau, Director of  Climate Change and Energy Solutions, made the following statement with respect to the Government of Canada’s approval today of New Brunswick’s proposed … [Read more...]

EcoNews Special Election Edition—New Brunswickers ready to vote for protected areas, forestry changes

In this special election edition of EcoNews, we bring you the results from recent polling we commissioned with ASF and CPAWS-NB showing New Brunswickers want their next government to move fast on creating new protected areas and banning glyphosate in … [Read more...]

Poll shows New Brunswickers want more protected land, less spraying

Polling commissioned by your Conservation Council and our friends at CPAWS-NB and the Atlantic Salmon Federation was covered in the Sept. 9 edition of Acadie-Nouvelle. Read the Acadie-Nouvelle article here. The poll showed overwhelming support … [Read more...]

On election eve, New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

New poll: New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

New Brunswick Election 2020: what to ask your local candidates

New Brunswickers cast their ballot in a general election on Monday, Sept. 14. Here are some questions to help you find out where your local candidates stand on critical issues. Things will be different this election. Candidates won't be knocking on … [Read more...]