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A Food Economy Is Part Of Our Future
Want to know how New Brunswick can improve its economy, health and resourcefulness ... then watch this show.Each guests brings a piece of how it is possible. Catch how themes like production, distribution, scale, innovation and social enterprise all come together. Catch just how close their collective knowledge is in forming a major shift or breakthrough, and how what they say so tightly fits into what the others were saying ... just from a different perspective.The solution is so close. [54]

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Stephen Lewis, for the record: ‘I am, truly, insufferably buoyant’
Stephen Lewis (the former leader of the Ontario NDP and the co-founder of the Stephen Lewis Foundation) addresses the NDP National Convention in Edmonton on April 9, 2016. "I approach this podium in ebullient frame of mind. In fact, I’m in such good spirits that it’s positively indecent. I realize of course that my demeanour is entirely out-of-whack … after all, we suffered a crushing setback in the federal election. I should be brooding, gloomy, curmudgeonly, sour &... [62]

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Closing Panama Tax Haven Will Require Fighting the Most Powerful Lobby In the World
Economist Michael Hudson says oil and mining industries and the State Department created Panama and Liberia for the express purpose of tax evasion..... "And I went to Standard Oil, whose treasurer met with me to walk me through their balance sheet. And I said, I can’t figure out whether Standard Oil and the other oil companies make their money at the producing end of oil, or at the distributing end of refining and selling it. And he said, well, we make our earnings right here in New York, ... [42]

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One-on-one with Journalist Chris Hedges - part1
For nearly two decades, Journalist Chris Hedges worked as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.The Heat interviewed Chris Hedges. He brings us his unique perspective on the U.S. Presidential Race, mass incarceration, electronic surveillance, and income inequality in the United States. [78]

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@Razor_Creative: WOW! the @Starbucks crew from downtown #Moncton just randomly dropped by and gave us this!! #Thankyou!!! https://t.co/gICZwW1kAu (Mon May 02 18:21:16)

@Danielle2Gaudet: All settled in my lovely condo at Premier Executive Suites in #Moncton. And so is Cello! Excited for my first day at #TDMonctonMain tomorrow (Mon May 02 00:43:49)

@MarcGrandmaison: .@fperron27 gets tackled by his team mates after scoring the game winning goal in #Moncton #CHL #QMJHL https://t.co/HMFeFVA0tm (Mon May 02 00:55:15)

@MarcGrandmaison: Tonight also marked Stephen Johnson's last game with the #Moncton #Wildcats.Best of luck @Stevojohnson26 #QMJHL #CHL https://t.co/EfB8XYp7LS (Mon May 02 01:28:12)

City


Moncton  — Poursuite De L’Enquête Sur Un Vol à Main Armée à La Cibc
Photo : Suspect n°1 (manteau foncé et casquette)Photo : Suspect n°2 (manteau de couleur pâle avec capuchon)Le Service régional de Codiac de la GRC enquête sur un vol à main armée survenu le 30 avril 2015, vers 11 h 30, à la Banque CIBC du 655, chemin Mountain, à Moncton.La police a rendu publiques des photos des deux suspects prises à l’aide des caméras de surveillance au moment où ils entraient dans la banque. [19]


Moncton  — Investigation Continues Into Armed Robbery At Cibc
Photo:  Suspect 1 wearing dark coloured jacket and ballcapPhoto:  Suspect 2 wearing light coloured jacket with hoodCodiac Regional RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on April 30, 2015, at approximately 11:30 a.m., at the CIBC bank located at 655 Mountain Road in Moncton.Police have released surveillance photos of the two suspects who entered the bank. [23]


Moncton Armed Robbery Suspect Photos Released By Rcmp
Surveillance photographs of a person who robbed a bank in Moncton on Friday are being circulated by the RCMP in an attempt to identify the suspect. [39]


Moncton — Vol à Main Armée : Photo Du Suspect Rendue Publique
Le Service régional de Codiac de la GRC a rendu publiques deux photos, prises pas des caméras de surveillance, du suspect d’un vol à main armée survenu à la Banque nationale de la promenade Elmwood, à Moncton.Le 29 avril, vers 11 h 30, un homme est entré dans l’institution financière avec une arme à feu et a ordonné à un employé de lui remettre de l’argent.Le suspect portait un manteau bleu de marque Ralph Lauren avec le capuchon sur la t&... [29]

Province


Media Access To Polling Stations On Election Day
Members of the media who wish to photograph or videotape mayoralty candidates voting on election day, Monday, May 9, are reminded that they must obtain the appropriate permission from the local returning officer to enter the polling station. [45]


Volunteers Continue To Resettle Syrian Refugees In Saint John
Despite a pause being placed on Syrian refugees coming to Saint John, there’s still a focus on getting them settled. [44]


Marguerite Maillet Va Transformer Une église En Maison De La Petite Enfance
La petite église de Saint-Norbert, dans le comté de Kent au Nouveau-Brunswick, va être transformée pour devenir un centre de la petite enfance. L'initiative vient de l'écrivaine acadienne Marguerite Maillet. [40]


N.B. Court Ruling On Cross-Border Beer Imports Boosts Sales In Quebec
There was a run on beer in southeastern Quebec this weekend, as New Brunswickers took advantage of a court ruling throwing out limits on cross-border alcohol imports. [38]


Evacuation Alert Issued For Cecil Lake Residents
It's been a difficult month for residents in the Peace River Region. An evacuation alert has been issued for Cecil Lake, northeast of Fort Saint John. [29]

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One-on-one with Journalist Chris Hedges - part1
For nearly two decades, Journalist Chris Hedges worked as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.The Heat interviewed Chris Hedges. He brings us his unique perspective on the U.S. Presidential Race, mass incarceration, electronic surveillance, and income inequality in the United States. [78]

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Max Keiser - What drives voters to Donald Trump?
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy ask what’s the matter with Kansas? And Virginia? North Carolina? Florida? Alabama? Michigan and Massachusetts? Are voters flocking to Donald Trump because they’re racist? Or, is it the economy and so-called ‘free trade’ deals driving them nuts? In the second half, Max continues his interview with Satyajit Das, author of Extreme Money and A Banquet of Consequences about the coming market collapse. [130]

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Current Escalations in the South China Sea
The start of 2016 has witnessed a sharp escalation in the militarization of the South China Sea. The cause of the escalation is multifaceted and comes from both regional and international quarters. The militarization has been initiated and exacerbated by both China and the United States, both bearing responsibility for the current level of tension in the region. [142]

Business and Economy


#Getloud For Mental Health Week
May 2-6 is the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 65th annual Mental Health Week. It is a chance to #GETLOUD by speaking out and challenging the stigma and discrimination that usually goes hand in hand with mental illness. It’s an opportunity to build support for those people in our lives – friends, family members, co-workers, neighbours – who face mental health challenges.What government can do 6.7 million Canadians are living with a mental health ... [29]


Happy Birthday To Us! The Clc Is Celebrating 60 Years Of Working For Fairness
Saturday, April 23, 2016 marks 60 years since the creation of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1956. Workers had been organizing for better working conditions through unions for decades, but the time had come for a single, nation-wide labour organization to help unions work together around common goals. Here are some highlights of how in each decade since the CLC and its member unions have improved the day-to-day lives of not just union members, but all Canadians and people around the world. ... [46]


Canadian Unions Renew Call For Comprehensive Ban On Asbestos
OTTAWA – Canadian unions are renewing their call for a comprehensive ban on asbestos, announcing today they will highlight the issue at events across the country on April 28, the National Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or made ill on the job. “Asbestos is the leading cause of work-related death in Canada, and with imports on the rise, the danger is increasing,” CLC president Hassan Yussuff said at a news conference in Ottawa today. &... [56]

Entertainment


Concert De Printemps Du ChœUr Beauséjour
Le Chœur Beauséjour, sous la direction de Monique Richard, directrice du Département de musique de l'Université de Moncton, présentera son concert de printemps, le mardi 26 avril à 19 heures, en l'église Central United Church — au forum du Centre communautaire de la paix, à Moncton. Une variété... [ suite ] [48]


Neuf Ans Plus Tard, « Paroles Et Images » Continue Sa Séduction!
Le succès de l'exposition « Paroles et images » ne se dément pas année après année à l'Université de Moncton, campus d'Edmundston (UMCE). À l'occasion de sa neuvième présentation, le 13 avril dernier, l'exposition a révélé de nombreux coups de cœur dans les ateliers des arts visuels du Campus. Le... [ suite ] [44]


Exposition Des Finissantes Et Du Finissant En Arts Visuels De L'Université De Moncton
La Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen présente l'exposition des finissantes et du finissant du Département des arts visuels de l'Université de Moncton. Le vernissage de cette exposition aura lieu le vendredi 15 avril 2016, de 19 heures à 21 heures, en présence des finissantes et du finissant qui p... [ suite ] [80]

Sports


Soccer : Trois Recrues Du Sud-Est Avec Les Aigles Bleus
L'équipe de soccer des Aigles Bleus de l'Université de Moncton pourra bénéficier du jeu de trois jeunes recrues de Moncton et Dieppe en vue de la prochaine saison de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique qui débutera en septembre. Héritier Masimengo et André LeBlanc, de Dieppe, ainsi que Jonathan K... [ suite ] [50]


Les Aigles Bleues Affronteront Les Tommies Ce Samedi
Le deuxième affrontement de la série demi-finale 2 de 3 entre les Tommies de St. Thomas University et les Aigles Bleues de l'Université de Moncton au hockey féminin Subway de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique sera disputé samedi soir, au Centre Grant-Harvey de Fredericton à 19 heures. Les Tommi... [ suite ] [152]


Athlétisme : Trois Médailles Possibles Pour Les Aigles Bleus
Les Championnats d'athlétisme Subway de Sport universitaire de l'Atlantique seront présentés samedi et dimanche au Stade intérieur Vance-Toner du CEPS Louis-J.-Robichaud du campus de Moncton de l'Université de Moncton. Plus de 230 athlètes de neuf différentes équipes universitaires des provinces ... [ suite ] [126]


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Jul 15

Mosaiq Multicultural Festival
Moncton City Hall Plaza at 655 Main St [Map]
12:30 The Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) in partnership with the City of Moncton invites one and all to the annual Mosaïq Multicultural Festival, a unique and colourful celebration of Moncton’s growing diversity. Come explore the World Village, where our many cultures showcase their traditions, music and dance, foods, arts and crafts, and so much more! Mosaïq vendors will offer mouth-watering foods from the four corners of the earth as well unique arts and ... Add to Calendar 2016/07/15 12:30 2016/07/16 12:30 19 Mosaiq Multicultural Festival The Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) in partnership with the City of Moncton invites one and all to the annual Mosaïq Multicultural Festival, a unique and colourful celebration of Moncton’s growing diversity. Come explore the World Village, where our many cultures showcase their traditions, music and dance, foods, arts and crafts, and so much more! Mosaïq vendors will offer mouth-watering foods from the four corners of the earth as well unique arts and ... Moncton City Hall Plaza at 655 Main St http://www.facebook.com/events/160427380695693 YYYY/MM/DD

Opinion


Membership Has Its Privileges?
Trust New Brunswick to tilt at the beast of federal complacency and partisanship. After all, didn’t this province help invent the Senate of Canada? Shouldn’t we, of all this great land’s citizens, now properly tame it, if not actually slay it? Two senators from this fair province – and from two different parties, no less […] [179]


The Dummies Of Small Things
Let’s face it, no government drops a budget without engaging in a substantial amount of tortuous explanation and twisted logic. The problem, of course, is that elected officials are notoriously poor spin doctors; voters, more often than not, easily penetrate their veils of assurances and, worse, never forget the degree to which political prevarication undermines […] [180]


The Deficit Facts Of Life
Balance the budget, certainly; but not just yet. In a nutshell, this was what New Brunswick Finance Minister Roger Melanson told assembled ladies and gentlemen of the press and other observers at Tuesday’s provincial budget announcement. Still, though it seemed to take almost everyone off guard, the news that annual deficits – despite this year’s […] [178]

Fifth Column


Here'S What'S On The Agenda For The Regular Public Meeting Of Moncton City Council On Monday
Here's what's on the agenda for the regular public meeting of Moncton City Council on Monday, April 4, 2016. Meeting starts at 5 pm at Moncton City Hall. ------------------------------------------ Voici l'ordre du jour de la séance ordinaire publique du c [102]


Here Are Your Y Café Specials For This Week: Tuesday – Western Sandwich With Beef Vegetable Soup Or Spaghetti With Salad And Garlic Bread Wednesday – Super Grilled Cheese With Clam Chowder Or Chicken Taco With Salad Thursday – Chicken Mac & Cheese With S
Here are your Y Café specials for this week: Tuesday – Western Sandwich with Beef Vegetable soup or Spaghetti with Salad and Garlic Bread Wednesday – Super Grilled Cheese with Clam Chowder or Chicken Taco with Salad Thursday – Chicken Mac & Cheese with S [70]


"No One Will Really Understand Politics Until They Understand That Politicians Are Not Trying To Solve Our Problems
"No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems -- of which getting elected and re-elected are No. 1 and No. 2. Whatever is No. 3 is far beh [116]


The Bilingualism In Moncton Committee Presented Their Final Report To Council This Evening
The Bilingualism in Moncton committee presented their final report to Council this evening, which focused on four key themes: Equality, Support, Celebration and Sense of belonging. Read more: http://bit.ly/1RJQQQE / Le comité Bilinguisme à Moncton a dépos [112]


We Currently Have Over 100 Drop-In Classes Each Week That Members Can Participate In
We currently have over 100 drop-in classes each week that members can participate in. Do you have a favorite?? [89]


"As Far As We’Re Concerned Hiking Various Public Service Fees – Government Announced Several In The Budget – Are Really Just Tax Hikes In Sheep’S Clothing
"As far as we’re concerned hiking various public service fees – government announced several in the budget – are really just tax hikes in sheep’s clothing." [90]


Parc Mapleton Park
Parc Mapleton Park [88]


Tomorrow Is April 5 - That Means It'S Our 5th Day Free! Current Ymca Members Can Bring A Guest In For Free On The 5th Of Every Month
Tomorrow is April 5 - that means it's our 5th day FREE! Current YMCA members can bring a guest in for FREE on the 5th of every month. Bring a friend in tomorrow and show them what you love about your Y! [70]

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