Thursday, February 20, 2020

SEED program changes again

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At a press conference on January 21, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labor Trevor Holder stated that the Student Employment Experience Development program (SEED) has undergone changes yet again.  Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Trevor Holder. (CBC/Website)

Liberals take first steps in banning conversion therapy

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Prime Minister Trudeau wrote a letter on December 13, 2019, to Canada's attorney general requesting that the Criminal Code of Canada be amended to include conversion therapy, making it illegal in Canada. This is the first concrete step taken by the Liberal...

Students across Canada gather to remember victims of 1989 Polytechnique shooting

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Students across Canada gathered today for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also marking the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre.  The ten silent witnesses in the Hans W. Klohn Commons at...

Remembering the victims of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique shooting

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Memorial services will be held nationwide on December 6 to commemorate the shooting that occurred in 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec.   The victims, from top-left: Michèle Richard, Annie St-Arneault, Annie Turcotte, Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault. From bottom-left:...

Get your Winter Formal tickets before it’s too late

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The SRC chose The Cornerstone to hold this years’ formal because they wanted a venue that would make the night special for students and guests in attendance. The venue has an incredible reputation in the city for hosting...

New Brunswick Student Alliance Advocacy Week

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The New Brunswick Student Alliance represents more than 12,000 post-secondary students. (NBSA/Wesbite) Earlier this week, the New Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA) launched its annual Advocacy Week. The NBSA is the largest student organization in the province, representing over...

Some students not sure what to do for Remembrance Day

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When we asked students about their Remembrance Day plans, many said that they are not sure what they should be doing to commemorate this memorial day. If you aren't sure how to take part, we've got you covered.

By-election results in, voter turnout was poor

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The by-election results are in and the turnout was small. Out of almost 2000 registered voters, only 212 ballots were cast. (UNB/EServices) Emma Higdon was voted in as Arts Student Representative by 22 votes. Jinxuan...

New eco-friendly residence building ready by September 2020

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Construction has officially begun on the new residence building, which is expected to house 104 students by September 2020.  Many dignitaries of the community were present for the ceremony. (Global News) It is the first...

Last Mawoluhkhotipon Safe Space session being held this month

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This year's last session for the Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is being held in the Whitebone Lounge on campus on Saturday, November 23. The Ally & Safe Space Program for...