The CCNB Blog

Call to action: Nominate your favourite natural area for protection!

Check out the nature candidates for protection in your area The provincial government has launched its online portal where New Brunswick citizens, Indigenous peoples, and conservation groups can nominate the natural places they love for … [Read more...]

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art?

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art? We are inviting our members and supporters to participate in an innovative project facilitated by community-engaged artist Juliana Bedoya who will guide you through a … [Read more...]

Sylvie Fournier wins 6th Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

Sylvie Fournier, a Montreal-based journalist with Radio-Canada's Enquête program, is this year’s first-place recipient of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick South East Chapter's Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award. Sylvie … [Read more...]

Upcoming webinar: Do you want to know more about what causes climate change, and what we can do about it?

Do you want to know more about what causes climate change, and what we can do about it? Join the Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Lunch and Learn webinar December 8th, noon to 1 p.m.The Basics of Climate ChangeLouise Comeau, Director of … [Read more...]

Left behind: National energy efficiency scorecard shows second consecutive year Higgs Government fails to help low-income New Brunswickers live comfortably and save energy at home

Efficiency Canada’s national ranking of provincial energy efficiency policies shows that New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative Government under Premier Blaine Higgs is once again failing to help low income New Brunswickers such as seniors and … [Read more...]

Sign up for our 2020 Annual General Meeting — Nov. 21

Sign up for our 2020 Annual General Meeting — Nov. 21 We’re going virtual! Dear members, supporters, friends, and New Brunswickers from the Baie de Chaleur to the Bay of Fundy, we hope you can join us for our 51st Annual General Meeting taking … [Read more...]

Upcoming webinar: Which electricity mix is the most affordable, reliable and sustainable?

Webinar: Which electricity mix is the most affordable, reliable and sustainable??? The Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Ecology Action Centre are pleased to present a free webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at 1 p.m. AST.What do utility … [Read more...]

The rundown on New Brunswick’s new Cabinet

We’re waiting for the results of the OTHER election this week, of course, but it was just a month ago that Premier Blaine Higgs secured a slim majority government and set up the new Executive Council, his Cabinet.  There are a lot of new faces … [Read more...]

Watch our webinar: Are our laws getting in the way of climate action?

Webinar: Are our laws getting in the way of climate action? The Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Ecology Action Centre presented this free webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Are our laws getting in the way of climate … [Read more...]

Corbett: New centre for energy education should focus on renewables, not coal, oil and gas.

If the Department of Education is setting up a ‘Centre of Excellence for Energy,’ students and teachers would be best served learning about renewable energy and technology to help the switch to a low-carbon economy, rather than the energy of … [Read more...]