Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

Tax deadlines extended, financial aid for those in need, student loans temporarily interest-free

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The federal government announced on Tuesday, March 17, that a $30-billion financial aid plan to help Canadians and small business impacted by COVID-19. Wayne Long speaking at UNBSJ in September, 2019. (Wolfgang Dütchel/The Baron)

Local social worker offering free counselling to those in need

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Accessing mental health services is becoming increasing difficult because of long wait times and high costs for private counselling. Fortunately, Laura Gatien and Associates are looking to tackle this major problem within our city by offering free and affordable counselling. https://www.facebook.com/lauragatienmsw/photos/rpp.1860806397264078/3126366340708071/