Saturday, August 13, 2022

New Brunswick set to eliminate all COVID-19 restrictions

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The provincial COVID-19 update on Thursday, February 24  significantly changed the direction New Brunswick is heading with the pandemic.  Proof of vaccination will no longer be required as of February 28, with all restrictions ending March 14. (Evan...

Learn about the 2022-2023 UNB-SRC General Election candidates

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Before campaigning week comes to an end, learn about the 2022-2023 UNB-SRC candidates to be ready and informed when voting next week. (UNB-SRC/Facebook) Voting week will go from February 28 to March 4 before midnight.

UNB Alumni to host online Career Talks

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The UNB Alumni Office is hosting their first annual networking event, Career Talks on Thursday, February 24 from 1-2 p.m.   (UNB Alumni/Website) The goal of this event is to have alumni share career advice and...

Canadian Blood Services in urgent need of donations

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As Canadian Blood Services is facing blood supply shortages country-wide, The Baron spoke with Territory Manager of Canadian Blood Services in Saint John to encourage people to donate blood in this time of emergency. (Canadian Blood Services/Facebook)

New Brunswick to move to Level One on Friday, February 18

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As the Omicron variant wave plateaus, the province is slowly moving back to normalcy as of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 18. (GNB/Website) New Brunswick will move to Level One of its COVID-19 Winter Plan...

UNB-SRC launches Sex Week

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This year, the UNB-SRC is offering a week of in person and virtual events to celebrate Valentine’s Day. (UNB-SRC/Instagram) Sex Week starts on Monday, February 14, with a free Valentine's Day card creation table. Students...

Province updates Emergency Measures Act

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Given the news that the “Freedom Convoy” is planning to cause a gridlock on February 11, the province has added measures to the Emergency Measures Act. Protests in Ottawa, Ontario. (Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) Emergency Measures...

Op-Ed: Let’s talk about vaccine equality

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Many Canadians are tired of COVID-19 mandates and infection rates, but although our governments continually promise an end in sight, the Global South is not lucky enough to have this hope. A map demonstrating the Global North (more...

GNB requesting volunteers for COVID-19 response

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The Government of New Brunswick (GNB) issued an emergency call for volunteers to assist the healthcare system amid the height of pandemic response efforts. (Horizon Health/Website) On January 18, GNB issued an immediate news...

Op Ed: Why you shouldn’t watch the Beijing Winter Olympics

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As the 2022 Winter Olympics are underway from February 4-20, Canadians may be sitting down in front of their TVs to watch the 215 Canadians competing in the games in Beijing, China. (PA Media/BBC)