The CCNB Blog

“How many letters will it take?” Photos from the rally against JD Irving’s citizen-funded glyphosate spraying program

New Brunswickers from all walks of life gathered in Saint John on May Day (May 1) to call on J.D. Irving to stop its citizen-funded herbicide spraying program on Crown land. Citizens met at King's Square, some dressed in creative costumes of … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Send your letter for climate action, floods in the changing climate, supporting strong environmental assessments, and oh so many upcoming events

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to use our helpful letter-writing tool to call on Premier Blaine Higgs to get serious about climate solutions; we share some thoughts from our Freshwater Campaigner about flooding in our changing climate; we … [Read more...]

Spillways and elevated highways won’t cut it in the face of the changing climate — we need a better approach to protect our citizens and our water

As New Brunswickers along the Wolastoq (St. John) River face the reality of a second “flood of the century” in two years, it is clear that a new approach to flood management is urgently needed. While some flooding during the spring freshet is … [Read more...]

Ship has sailed on weak environmental assessments: Conservation Council on Bill C-69

(Saint John) The Conservation Council of New Brunswick told the Standing Senate Committee holding hearings on Bill C-69 that the ship has sailed on the era of weak environmental assessments in Canada. Scott Kidd, a longtime member of the … [Read more...]

Make your Earth Day count a little more this year. Speak out for climate action in New Brunswick!

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Celebration for the Planet!

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EcoNews — Your pathway to a cleaner future, setting the record straight on the carbon tax, GMO Atlantic salmon, and a call for volunteers!

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to spend an inspiring day touring the province's growing number of eco-friendly homes and businesses during our upcoming 2nd annual Pathway to a Cleaner Future - Eco Buildings Tour; we help you confront myths … [Read more...]

Get your ticket to a Cleaner Future today! Our NB EcoBuildings Tour is back!

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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...]

Genetically-modified Atlantic salmon will not save the planet

On April 2, 2019, Catherine McKenna, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change approved the production of genetically-modified Atlantic salmon by AquaBounty Technologies at Roll Bay in Prince Edward Island. This may represent the … [Read more...]

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