Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Christmas parades cancelled due to pandemic

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saint John Santa Claus Parade and the Lancaster Santa Claus Parade have been cancelled for 2020. (Saint John Santa Claus Parade/Facebook) On October 19, the Santa Claus...

UPDATE: Change to mask policy at UNB

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Just one week after changing the mask policy, UNB has decided to go back to the original face mask policy, effective immediately. (Wolfgang Dutchel/The Baron) The previous changes required anyone on campus to wear a...

Fishery dispute continues as non-Indigenous fishers destroy Indigenous supply, equipment

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Since September, non-Indigenous lobster fishers in Southwestern Nova Scotia have been harassing and threatening Mi'kmaq fishers of the Sipekne’katik First Nation, who say they are exerting their 1752 treaty rights to fish for a "moderate livelihood". Fishers...

2020 UNB Fall Convocation to go virtual

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Though initially planned to be in-person, both UNB campuses’ fall convocations will be held virtually, as announced on October 8. Both Saint John's and Fredericton’s ceremonies will now be held on Saturday, November 7.

Virtual “Beyond the Bare Minimum” panel to discuss 2SLGBTQIAP+ issues

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This month, the office of the Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocates (CSASAs) in Fredericton is hosting a conversation panel that will discuss sexual coercion and abuse in 2SLGBTQIAP+ lives.  (UNB Student Union/Facebook) “Beyond the Bare...

COVID-19 outbreak hits New Brunswick

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On Tuesday, October 6, New Brunswick Public Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 in Notre Dame special care home in Zone 1 of the province (Moncton) with two cases identified.  COVID outbreak location identified as Notre Dame special care...

SRC election results in with only two per cent voter turnout

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On Saturday, October 10, the results of the Fall 2020 UNB-SRC by-election came in. Both unopposed candidates won their positions. (UNB/Website) Candidates Charlotte Fanjoy and Clara Kelly elected to sought positions Charlotte...

UNB changes on-campus mask policy in response to outbreak

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In response to the rise of COVID- 19 cases in New Brunswick, new cautionary measures have been put in place. (Wolfgang Dütchel/The Baron) Anyone on campus must now wear a mask at all times, indoors...

Virtual job fair for post-secondary students

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A free virtual job fair for post-secondary students is being held on Wednesday, October 14, and Thursday, October 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Government of New Brunswick/Website) Hosted by Working N.B. and...

Voting week kicks off for the UNB-SRC 2020 Fall By-election

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The time to vote for the rest of the 2020-2021 UNB-SRC has come. Get to know more about the two unopposed candidates for this election and what will happen with the remaining open positions.  (UNB-SRC/Facebook)