EcoAlert Special Edition: N.B. Election 2018

The platforms are out. The signs are up. And the TV debates (luv ‘em or hate ‘em) are almost done. And one thing is for certain — our messages have resonated and our collective impact has been felt. Various leaders and party platforms have … [Read more...]

Study shows fracking moratorium remains smart public policy

A study showing the impact of fracking wells on groundwater is yet another piece of proof that New Brunswick’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing is sound public policy to protect drinking water and the health and safety of New Brunswickers. The … [Read more...]

CCNB’s Louise Comeau on talking climate change to MPs

The Conservation Council’s Louise Comeau was the subject of a front page story in the April 13 edition of the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal. Comeau, Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions, spoke with the newspaper about being in Ottawa … [Read more...]

CCNB commends green spending in federal budget

FREDERICTON — The budget released this week delivers on the federal government's commitments to act on climate change and begin transitioning Canada to a low carbon economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s first budget included significant … [Read more...]

Statement on Provincial Water Protection Strategy

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement about the Department of Environment and Local Government’s Discussion Paper, Working Together to Build a Water … [Read more...]

“I like this approach moving forward” — CCNB responds to new requirements for pipeline projects

Executive Director Lois Corbett spoke with the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal following the announcement from federal cabinet ministers Jim Carr and Catherine McKenna about critical new rules for pipeline and energy projects. See our official … [Read more...]

Statement on critical changes to pipeline/energy project assessment

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued this statement following the announcement today from Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Catherine … [Read more...]

Top 10 Moments for Our Environment in 2015

Here at Conserver House we’re experiencing above normal levels of the warm and fuzzies when thinking about the New Year. Why? Because 2015 opened the door for so many possibilities in the year ahead! Here’s our list of Top 10 environmental … [Read more...]

100 groups call on Trudeau to stop pipeline reviews before Paris climate talks

A broad cross-section of 100 environmental, business and community interests, including the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and many participants in the current National Energy Board (NEB) reviews, are asking Prime Minister Trudeau, before … [Read more...]

Conservation Council welcomes new Prime Minister and Federal Cabinet Ministers

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement upon the swearing-in of the new prime minister and federal cabinet ministers: “We congratulate the new Prime Minster of … [Read more...]