Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview moving forward on single-use plastic bag ban

“At this point in time, we’re not prepared to wait for the province,” Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre told reporters recently. The tri-community of Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview are keeping their interest for a plastic bag ban strong. Sobeys has … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Saint John!

Let's tell Saint John City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Fredericton!

Let's tell Fredericton City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

NB Power launches energy efficiency hub

NB Power has launched a new website dedicated to making your home cozier in the winter, cooler in the summer and cheaper to power year-round.  The public utility's new energy efficiency web hub highlights ways New Brunswickers can save energy and … [Read more...]

Protecting right whales – a balanced plan for 2019

Fishers and scientists are on board with changes to the way the federal government will protect North Atlantic right whales in the 2019 season. Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced the … [Read more...]

Nova Scotia makes first steps toward ‘ecological forestry’ triad model

In the summer of 2017, the provincial government in Nova Scotia appointed Professor William Lahey, a former deputy environment minister and current president of the University of King’s College, to lead a long-sought review of forestry practices in … [Read more...]

North Atlantic right whales – a timeline

The North Atlantic right whale population faced a rollercoaster of events these past few years. Here is a timeline of what the population faced, what was done about it, and future predictions. Prior 2017 It is not unheard of for right whale … [Read more...]

Retail council calls for province-wide plastic bag ban

As municipalities in the Greater Moncton Area consider a ban on single-use plastic bags, the Atlantic branch of the Retail Council of Canada supports the move, but says councillors should think even bigger. Moncton has been looking into a plastic … [Read more...]

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