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FRACKING IN NEW BRUNSWICK V.S. LAND PRESERVATION

| June 30, 2014

A hot button issue in New Brunswick has lead to one group filing a legal claim against the government. Some will say land and natural resources are at risk, others say there’s potential for economic development and jobs. The debate over Shale gas exploration runs deep in the Province of New Brunswick. By Fracking, massive […]

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Canadian Health Minister Urged by Federal Liberals to Review New Brunswick Abortion Rules

| May 14, 2014

FREDERICTON, NB – Three Liberal MPs say they believe regulations governing abortion access in New Brunswick may contravene the accessibility principle of the Canada Health Act. Hedy Fry, Dominic LeBlanc and Carolyn Bennett have sent a letter to federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose asking her to invoke a dispute and resolution process in order to […]

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Perth Andover Asking for More Money for 2012 Flood Victims

| May 9, 2014

What about us? That’s the question some Perth-Andover residents are asking after the province announced that homeowners in Sussex will be getting 120 thousand dollars in flooding compensation this year — which is 40 thousand dollars more than the amount residents in the village got in 2012. “Quickly goes back to thinking about our own […]

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NB Gas Distribution

| April 22, 2014

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s biggest industrial users of natural gas, including the Irving Oil refinery and pulp and paper mills, would pay more to access natural gas under changes to the province’s Gas Distribution Act. Energy Minister Craig Leonard says under the 1999 law, the province’s six largest users of natural gas have paid an […]

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Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

| March 27, 2014

Fifty new jobs are coming to Plaster Rock. On Thursday, Twin Rivers Paper Company made the announcement that it’s investing 2.5 million dollars in the mill in the village. “It means my employment for the next ten years or more is pretty secure,” said¬†Jacques Chamberlain, maintenance superintendent at the mill. Twin Rivers employees were all […]

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