Youth speakers increasing at Fredericton climate strike

Youth and older supporters sing a David Myles’ song on the steps of the New Brunswick Legislature at the climate strike on May 10. Photo by Susan O’Donnell. Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, … [Read more...]

Back to the drawing board on Officers’ Square: Corbett

Fredericton City Council has hit the brakes on its plans to overhaul Officers’ Square — and good thing. You’d think after the heartbreak so many Frederictonians experienced at the loss of so many trees during Post Tropical Storm Arthur — 10,000 … [Read more...]

Things to come: Fredericton makes first foray into solar power

The City of Fredericton took a big step toward becoming a cleaner, greener city with the installation of its first municipality-owned solar panel array this week. In making the announcement on Monday, Feb. 12, mayor Mike O’Brien said the … [Read more...]

Join us at the ‘Green Rights’ Film Screening with Silver Donald Cameron

Air, water, food – these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in most nations –more than 180 nations, in fact – citizens are legally entitled to these essential elements of life. But not in Canada or the United States. You are … [Read more...]

Food Security takes center stage at the 14th annual National Student Food Summit

*Nick Saul, Co-founder and President and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada speaking to students Meal Exchange recently held its National Student Food Summit for the 14th year in a row. I was fortunate enough to attend the summit for the first … [Read more...]

Fredericton residents challenged to ‘Tug of Wards’ community survey contest!

Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien is inviting Fredericton residents to compete in a friendly competition that's putting the city's 12 Wards head-to-head in a survey-taking battle royal aptly named the "Tug of Wards!" Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien … [Read more...]

“Hot town, livin’ in the city”: Fredericton breaks record with eighth Level 1 Heat Advisory

  August 12, 2016 FREDERICTON, N.B - If you live in Fredericton, you know that calling the weather we’ve experienced this July and August “hot” is an understatement. Five years ago the provincial government’s Emergency … [Read more...]

Conserver House opens doors for donations to Wil-Doo Community Bike Club

The Conservation Council is proud to be part of another wonderful community project in Fredericton: the Wil-Doo Community Bike Club. Today, Karyn MacPherson, with the Conservation Council's Learning Outside program, donated a bike she was not … [Read more...]

CCNB’s Dr. Louise Comeau unveils Conservation Council’s Climate Action Plan

The Conservation Council’s Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions, Dr. Louise Comeau, was recently featured in the Telegraph Journal, CBC, and Acadie-Nouvelle, where she unveiled the Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s bold made-in New … [Read more...]

“Arthur really caught people’s attention,” Dr. Louise Comeau

The Conservation Council's Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions, Dr. Louise Comeau, was a guest on CBC's Shift yesterday discussing her research on the impact post-tropical storm Arthur had on New Brunswickers. Comeau's research is seeking … [Read more...]