For the love of New Brunswick

It is true. Together, we can make a difference, but it has to be a real difference. That is because the only way to stop the total concentration of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change from growing in the atmosphere is for all of us to … [Read more...]

National single-use plastics ban welcome move to reduce pollution plaguing our oceans, rivers, forests and parks 

Fredericton, NB — The federal government has announced its intention to regulate plastic production, use and disposal under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, a move that should help citizens, governments and retailers reduce plastic … [Read more...]

Conservation Council welcomes commitments to climate action, building back #BetterThanNormal, in federal Throne Speech 

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement in response to the federal government’s Speech from the Throne. “The Government of Canada has laid out its vision … [Read more...]

Federal government failing New Brunswickers by approving weak regulations: Comeau

Dr. Louise Comeau, our Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions, is holding the federal government accountable for approving significantly weaker regulations for New Brunswick’s heavy industrial polluters than the federal government’s own … [Read more...]

Federal approval of lax regulations for big polluters fails to spur clean energy future New Brunswickers want

Attention News Editors: The Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Louise Comeau, Director of  Climate Change and Energy Solutions, made the following statement with respect to the Government of Canada’s approval today of New Brunswick’s proposed … [Read more...]

EcoNews Special Election Edition—New Brunswickers ready to vote for protected areas, forestry changes

In this special election edition of EcoNews, we bring you the results from recent polling we commissioned with ASF and CPAWS-NB showing New Brunswickers want their next government to move fast on creating new protected areas and banning glyphosate in … [Read more...]

On election eve, New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

New poll: New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

Top conservation groups challenge party leaders to take N.B. from laggard to leader on nature, water protection

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s leading conservation groups are asking party leaders what they will do to catch up to the rest of Canada on nature and water protection if they are elected Premier in the general election on Sept. 14. Today, New … [Read more...]

Clean water should be top priority

Will you commit to protecting at least 10 per cent of land and water in New Brunswick by 2020, including increases to buffer zones along our rivers and streams, and protecting drinking water, watersheds and wetlands in our Crown forest? If … [Read more...]