Friday, April 10, 2020

UNB hosting webinar on stress management

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Both UNB campuses are hosting a webinar on stress management to help students learn skills, tips, and ideas on how to support your mental wellbeing during these difficult times with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal government invokes Quarantine Act, NB tightens provincial borders

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On Wednesday, March 25, Canada's Health Minister, Patty Hajdu, announced that the government is no longer just asking those who return to Canada to self-isolate. She is invoking the Quarantine Act and forcing them to.

UNB graduation ceremonies postponed

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The University of New Brunswick is postponing graduation ceremonies for both campuses. "The health and safety of students, faculty and staff are our top priority," Paul Mazerolle, UNB's President and Vice Chancellor, said in...

Trudeau urges Canadian to stay inside, may introduce more stringent measures

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Justin Trudeau addressed the country on Tuesday, urging people to continue social distancing efforts and, if you have travelled, to stay home. (Government of Canada/Live Stream Screenshot) In his speech, Trudeau said that nearly one...

New Brunswick Government places six-month pause on student loan payments

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The Government of New Brunswick has paused student loan payment requirements for six months, reducing the stress on students and recent graduates during social isolation. "During this crisis, the burden will fall heavily on...

No new COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick, Service NB reopening

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No new presumptive cases of coronavirus were reported in New Brunswick on Sunday, March 22. There have been over 900 tests, only eight of which are confirmed and nine presumptive. Continue to self isolate

Changes to syllabi, accommodations, exams, academic calendar

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On Friday, March 20, UNB announced the changes to the remainder of the school year that will be occurring as a result of current events. (Jordan Gill/CBC) "This is an unusual time - in...

New Brunswick declares state of emergency, forcing more closures

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The New Brunswick government declared a state of emergency on Thursday, March 19, to prevent spread of COVID-19. The following changes are taking place: (CBC/Website) All swimming pools, spas, saunas, waterparks, gymnasiums, yoga studios, dance...

Coronavirus: Saint John area service updates, cancellations, and closures

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause shutdowns and changes in services around Saint John, here is an up-to-date list of services UNBSJ students should be keeping aware of.  School changes

Saint John Transit suspends fare collection, buses temporarily free

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Saint John Transit has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing the safety of passengers by taking extra precautions. A Saint John Transit bus at King's Square. (sivajan/Flickr) On Thursday, March 19, Saint John Transit...