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National School Bus Safety Week

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Serge Rousselle issued the following statement today to mark National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 19-25, and to emphasize the importance of safe driving in the vicinity of schools and school buses:

Student safety is a priority for our government, and that includes their safe transportation to and from schools. However, when it comes to ensuring our children’s safety during the school year, every motorist has a key role to play.

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Byelection in Saint John East riding

FREDERICTON (GNB) – A byelection will be held Monday, Nov. 17 in the provincial riding of Saint John East, Premier Brian Gallant announced today.

The byelection will fill the vacancy created in the riding following the resignation of former member-elect Gary Keating.

Currently, the Liberals hold 26 seats in the legislative assembly, the Progressive Conservatives hold 21 seats, and the Greens hold one seat with one seat vacant.

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Week Oct. 20-24

FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are being urged to observe National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week.

“Cervical cancer screening can save lives. This week is an excellent reminder to New Brunswick women of its critical importance,” said Health Minister Victor Boudreau. “Combined with screening, enhanced education and vaccination are the keys to reducing the risk of developing this disease which kills nearly 400 women in Canada each year.”

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Brian Gallant sworn in as New Brunswick's new Premier

Premier Brian Gallant and the members of the Executive Council were sworn in this afternoon in a ceremony held at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. The ceremony was presided over by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas and took place in the presence of the premier, Executive Council, the newly elected members of the legislature, their families and invited guests. From left: Gallant; Nicholas; and Marc Léger, clerk of the Executive Council Office.

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New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance Looks between the Lines of the Electoral Debate

By www.noshalegasnb.ca   

Moncton, NB (17 Sept 2014) : New Brunswickers who are looking for the facts about shale gas are not getting them from the current political debate. They are often being deliberately misled or else are confused by politicians who don’t understand the issues, themselves. And they are definitely missing out on critical information.

 

First, the economics.

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People's Alliance requests Fracking be added to the ballot

Released by: Joël MacIntosh
People’s Alliance Candidate; Kent South
 
Having witnessed first hand the disastrous effects that the currentProgressive Conservative government of David Alward and our current MLA Claude Williams has had in it’s failure to properly consult the citizens of this province over the issue of hydraulic fracturing resulting in months of protests and extreme police presence. I am pleased that the People’s Alliance will continue to push forward with the belief that we, the people, deserve to have our voices heard through a direct vote and not an election promise that may or may not be upheld!
 
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NB Government Statement on Morgentaler Clinic Closure Strategy

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Through the media, the Department of Health has been made aware of the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton.

Women will continue to have access to medically-necessary abortions in the province with the approval of two physicians.
 
As this matter is still before the courts, the department has no further comment.
 
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DundeeWealth Management becomes HollisWealth

Moncton, NB - DundeeWealth Inc. and its advisor network were acquired by Scotiabank on February 1, 2011.  At that time, The Bank and Dundee Corporation entered into several agreements regarding the trademarks used by the businesses. One of these agreements licensed the use of the DundeeWealth trademark to Scotiabank for three years. This license expires on February 1, 2014.
 
As of November 1, 2013, the HollisWealth brand will represent more than 900 independent financial advisors. The name HollisWealth is derived from the location of Scotiabank's historic head office building which was constructed more than 175 years ago, in 1837, at 188 Hollis Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
 
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NB Petition not to fund abortion at the Mortgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, NB by Medicare

Fredericton, NB, As of 5:00 p.m. March 20, 2014, a counter petition against funding is leading against the St. Thomas University Student Petition to fund abortion at a private clinic through medicare. The student petition sought to have Provincial Medicare change their policy in disalowing payment to a private abortion clinic for the procedure.  The policy has been in place for over two decades.  The students thought to pressure the Provincial Tory Government of New Brunswick in providing payment for abortion procedures through the universal medicare insurance program at a private abortion clinic which was founded by Canada's infamous abortionist, the late Dr. Henry Morgentaler.  Dr.

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