Saturday, December 3, 2022

Large crowd turnout for the announcement of The Joyce Family Foundation donation  

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On Friday, Oct. 21, at the HWK Commons, the University of New Brunswick Saint John announced a commitment of $1.25 million from the Joyce Family Foundation in support of The Promise Partnership. With this gift comes the intention to expand the program to reach other...

UNBSRC organises Sustainability Week events

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The sustainability events will be on campus and go from Monday to Thursday The UNB SRC will be hosting events that promote sustainability on campus throughout the last week of October. The first event took place on Monday October 24 in Irving Hall. Attendees were able...

Twenty hour work week limitation lifted for international students to help address labour shortage

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On October 7, 2022, Sean Fraser, the Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the temporary lifting of the 20-hour-per-week cap on the number of hours eligible post-secondary students are allowed to work off-campus while class is in session. Due to economic growth...

Dominic Cardy Resigns as Minister of Education

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On October 13, 2022, minister for education and early childhood development, Dominic Cardy announced he was stepping down from the position which he has held for four years. In his Twitter announcement, Cardy notes that he looks forward to continuing his role as a Progressive...

UNBSRC and Area 506 to host Halloween event

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This year, the SRC has partnered with Area 506 to host a Halloween event for undergraduate students from UNB and Dalhousie Medicine NB called “A Nightmare on Water Street.” The event will be at the Area 506 Waterfront Container Village on October 29. The doors...

Booster doses and flu shots: what you need to know

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With flu season just around the corner and COVID-19 cases still being prevalent in Saint John, here is what you need to know about flu shots and the new COVID-19 booster. Booster dose eligibility Individuals 18 and older are eligible for a booster dose every...

Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue organizes Cat Cafe

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The animal rescue centre is hosting a cat café this weekend. The Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue is organising a cat café at their centre that will run for two days: Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16. People will be able to buy...

New Credit Card Surcharges in Canada 

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A settlement was reached in a long-standing lawsuit between Visa, Mastercard and Canadian businesses earlier this year. the agreement states that Canadian businesses are now able to charge customers an interchange fee when they use credit to shop.  The agreement states that Canadian businesses...

Weekly clubs and societies series: Muslim Student Association

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John. The Muslim Student Association aims to create a space for Muslim students from all cultures and backgrounds to gather and to integrate Muslims into...

Lorenzo Society and UNB Sustainability present Catch Wind of It event

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UNB Sustainability and the Lorenzo Society will host an environmentally friendly event this week. Catch Wind of It On Wednesday October 12 there will be an event hosted by the Lorenzo Society and UNB Sustainability. At the environmentally engaged art event, attendees will be able to listen...