Monday, January 24, 2022

Government of New Brunswick presents Winter Action Plan

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Due to a rise in infections and cases of COVID-19, particularly among the unvaccinated, new COVID-19 prevention measures have been presented by the Government of New Brunswick as their Winter Action Plan. Infographic providing the details of each...

GNB announces $2/hour minimum wage increase

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The Higgs administration announced on Thursday, December 2 that the New Brunswick government is increasing the provincial minimum wage by $2/hour. PETL Minister Trevor Holder making the minimum wage increase announcement on December 2. (CBC N.B./Website)

Weekly Clubs and Societies series: Jack.org

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John. The Jack.org chapter works to identify and remove barriers to improve mental health in the community and on...

December 6: A National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

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On December 6, a memorial service will be held at the Diamond Jubilee Terminal in Saint John to commemorate the thirty-second anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. This mass murder was an anti-feminist attack at an engineering school in Montreal in 1989...

New Brunswick Student Alliance launches Advocacy Week with theme “Prioritizing People”

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The NBSA is hosting its annual Advocacy Week from November 29 to December 3, 2021. Statement from Chair of the NBSA. (NBSA/Instagram) During this week, the board members and student delegates from Mount Allison, St. Thomas,...

New scholarship for “New Brunswick” Indigenous students

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The New Brunswick Medical Education Foundation Inc, or NBMEFI, announced on November 19 the new Hatchette and Nicholas Medical Education Endowment fund. The fund for Indigenous students is named in memory of Rick Hatchette and Michael Nicholas. Donors...

Scholarships and bursaries: earn some money for your education

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UNB scholarships and bursaries are awarded to deserving students based on financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activity, and other factors. Here are some of the ones available to students on a yearly basis. (Wolfgang Duechtel/The Baron)

Weekly Clubs and Societies Series: Kreating Conversations

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John. Kreating Conversations is an organization at UNBSJ that aims to provide a safe and secure atmosphere on and...

UNB-SRC Fall 2021 By-election results

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The results of the UNB-SRC Fall 2021 by-election were released on Monday, November 22. Results of the UNB-SRC Fall 2021 By-election. (MyUNB Intranet/Screenshot) Results The results of the by-election this fall showcased...

Weekly Clubs and Societies series: True Colours

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John. True Colours is an LGBTQ+ club on campus that provides a safe space for members of the LGBTQ+...