The CCNB Blog

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process … [Read more...]

Green Party Leader to introduce resolution to ban herbicide spraying in NB forest

Today David Coon, Fredericton-South MLA and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, filed a notice of motion in the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly that he will introduce a resolution to ban the spraying of glyphosate and other herbicides over … [Read more...]

Tell Greater Moncton you want a plastic bag ban!

Time to speak up for the health of our oceans and wildlife! Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview are asking residents to participate in a short survey as the municipalities consider a region-wide ban on single-use plastic bags. “We’re taking it to … [Read more...]

Lois Corbett wins Phoenix Award

FREDERICTON — Lois … [Read more...]

Premier Blaine Higgs sworn in, names cabinet

MLA Jeff Carr named Minister of Environment and Local Government Premier Blaine Higgs and his … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Keeping a close eye on Irving, the growing costs of climate change, and back in the fight to keep N.B. frack-free

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you strong reaction from Environment Canada and our Fundy Baykeeper as a plea deal is reached in Irving Pulp and Paper's latest pollution case; we bring you a great read — and timely reminder — that the moratorium … [Read more...]

Environment Canada says it believes “further violations may occur” at Irving pulp mill

Part of Irving Pulp and Paper’s multi-million dollar fine for polluting the St. John River will not go toward a non-profit chaired by Jim Irving, who is also the mill’s co-CEO. Judge David Walker accepted a new plea deal on Monday that will see a … [Read more...]

Window is closing to avert climate disaster

Amidst the excitement over New Brunswick’s political situation and the hubbub surrounding cannabis, Brunswick News columnist Chris Morris provided a sober shot of reality in a commentary advising our new MLAs to pay attention to the latest, vitally … [Read more...]

Filmmaker exposes corporate capture in forestry in N.B.

Filmmaker Charles Thériault’s passion is observing. His troubling encounter with a young man in the northern rural New Brunswick community of Kedgwick made him turn his camera on the forest. The result: a popular web seriesdocumenting decades of … [Read more...]

November’s wicked wind storm in photos and tweets

Thousands of New Brunswickers are still without power after high winds — some gusting upwards of 110 kilometres per hour — rocked the province on Saturday and Sunday. At its peak, nearly 100,000 households and buildings were without power. … [Read more...]

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