CCNB in the News

Don’t forget protection from nature, citizens’ mental health: Corbett responds to Fredericton’s flood engagement report

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett spoke to CTV Atlantic's Laura Brown on Wednesday, Nov. 6 after the City of Fredericton released its findings from community meetings held this summer to hear residents' experiences with back-to-back historic floods … [Read more...]

Fantastic news, now down to the details: Corbett on province doubling protected natural areas by 2020

Years of work, guidance and leadership from conservation groups in New Brunswick finally came to fruition earlier this month as the provincial government announced a commitment to double the amount of protected land and water in New Brunswick by … [Read more...]

Comeau on N.B.’s options for putting a fair price on pollution

Conservation Council consultant Louise Comeau welcomed comments Premier Blaine Higgs made about climate action following the results of Monday’s federal election. Higgs told reporters on Tuesday, Oct. 22 that “the country has spoken” on a price on … [Read more...]

“It’s a hard read”: Abbott on IPCC’s oceans report

Our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, spoke to reporters this week about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s new report on the ocean and cryosphere (or frozen parts of the Earth). Abbott spoke with CTV Atlantic’s Mike Cameron about the … [Read more...]

Comeau on federal election: ranking parties’ climate platforms

Conservation Council consultant Louise Comeau helped New Brunswickers sift through parties’ climate change platforms in the lead up to the federal election. Comeau spoke with CBC Information Morning Fredericton host Terry Seguin on Sept. 27. … [Read more...]

Conservation Council weighs in on student climate strikes, climate solutions

Student-led #Fridays4Future climate strikes held across the province on Sept. 20 and Sept. 27 received widespread media attention, with the Conservation Council weighing in to offer support for student strikers and recommendations to government on … [Read more...]

Corbett quoted in Bruce Livesey’s new series on Premier Higgs, the Irvings, and politics in N.B.

The Conservation Council's Executive Director, Lois Corbett, spoke with journalist Bruce Livesey for his new National Observer series, The man from Irving, a three-part series about Premier Blaine Higgs, the Irvings and the politics of New … [Read more...]

‘Heck of a big dam’: Lois Corbett on approval of Sissons mine dumping

Approved by the provincial government in 2015, the proposed Sisson mine still needs to meet 40 conditions before moving forward While the federal government recently approved a proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two … [Read more...]

Great trees is a best seller!

Great trees of New Brunswick, authored by David Palmer and Tracy Glynn, is a best seller inside the province! Have you got your copy yet? It’s also been making headlines. The Kings County Record recently wrote about the newly-released … [Read more...]

‘It’s an indication of a corporate agenda’: Conservation Council’s Lois Corbett on Rob Cumberland firing

Rod Cumberland, recently fired from his position as a college wildlife instructor, speaks out against glyphosate-spraying in front of the Legislative Assembly in this photo from May 2014. In the National Observer’s story about the firing of Rod … [Read more...]