Friday, April 10, 2020

SRC election results in, voter turnout down 14 percent

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The SRC election results are in. There was a voter turnout of 18.6 percent, down 13.8 percent from last year’s election. 385 out of 2066 registered voters cast a ballot, compared to 662 last year. It is possible that the turnout was...

UNBSJ and NBCC create new opportunity for business students

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The University of New Brunswick Saint John campus and New Brunswick Community College are teaming up to create a new degree pathway for business students. Petra Hauf (right), UNB Saint John Vice-President, and Ann Drennan (left), NBCC Vice-President Academic...

Meet the candidates for the 2020-2021 Student Representative Council

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Elections for the 2020-2021 Student Representative Committee (SRC) are in full swing and you can log into your E-Services from now until Friday, February 28 to vote for the candidates you want representing you next year! Here’s your chance to know more...

UNB students targeted by email phishing scam

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A cybersecurity alert was recently released to UNB students regarding an email phishing scam. A phishing scam attempts to gather data from an unsuspected victim by luring them into something that seems legitimate, like an invoice, bank...

UNB announces Climate Change Action Plan, carbon neutrality by 2050

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On February 24, UNB launched its new Climate Change Action Plan. This is the first climate change plan implemented by a New Brunswick university. In an email to students, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Mazerolle...

Wet’suwet’en protests: what you need to know

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The protests of the Wet’suwet’en people have been forefront in the news in the last few weeks. Some may be unfamiliar with the situation, or may want to understand more of the context of the ongoing issues. Here’s some information to help you understand what’s going...

UNB announces new Bachelor of Health program

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On February 18, UNB announced the launch of its new Bachelor of Health program on its Saint John campus. It will start taking students for the program in the fall of 2020.   (UNB/Website) The program...

UNB-SRC proposes new by-law changes

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On February 14, the UNB-SRC announced its proposed by-law changes. The document, available on their website, outlines 16 proposed changes to the UNB-SRC bylaws. The following are the main changes being made. Only...

New Brunswick government reverses decision to close emergency rooms

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On February 11, the P.C. government under Premier Blaine Higgs announced that they would be closing six emergency rooms in rural hospitals across the province between the hours of 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. as of March 11. They included the following...

Black History Month in Saint John

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in several countries, including Canada. In honour of this, both the city of Saint John and UNBSJ are hosting several events. Black History Month celebrates the achievements of African-Canadians and...