Longtime Parliamentary Press Gallery member Mark Bourrie says PM Stephen Harper has used a defanged Ottawa press corps to keep the Canadian public in the dark about the way his government rules. He lays out his case in his book, “Kill The Messengers.”   listen to interview……

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Russian Bombers

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Russian Bombers

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‘It’s really more political posturing than sound counterterrorism policy,’ says legal expert  continue…..

The Day After The Blizzard of 2015 Saint John   The conversation went something like this Emily the server said to the patron “ I thought I’d see you” he said  “I didn’t expect to find you open” he continued “ I thought the blizzard had passed over” the cook at the Magnolia Café hadn’t […]

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Kingsbrae Garden also wants hunters on property to deal with deer that caused more than $150K in damages continue….

EXCLUSIVE | Global sites for sharing movies, photos, music targeted in mass anti-terror surveillance Canada’s electronic spy agency sifts through millions of videos and documents downloaded online every day by people around the world, as part of a sweeping bid to find extremist plots and suspects, CBC News has learned. Details of the Communications Security Establishment […]

Strike One?

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Strike One?

In the world of New Brunswick two party flip-flop politics we saw the Alward government given the boot after a series of missteps not the least of which was plum government appointments and a more or less secret Crown Forest deal with J D Irving. Perhaps politics in New Brunswick should be more like baseball, three strikes and your out. […]

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Tim Hortons confirms layoffs for office workers
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Tim Hortons confirms layoffs for office workers

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 January 27, 2015: Murry Munn on NB’s forestry industry
 January 27, 2015: NEW | Wood marketing board taken over by Forest Products Commission
 January 26, 2015: Falling oil demand a greater concern than glut for Saudis
 January 24, 2015: David Coon calls for full LNG property taxes which could total $8M
 January 23, 2015: Ex-Nackawic mill parent company CEO admits hiding $8.4M from IRS
 January 23, 2015: In The Dark?
 January 23, 2015: Gold is Sexy Again
 January 23, 2015: Billionaire Michael DeGroote’s casino dream turns into organized crime nightmare
 January 23, 2015: Catchers, Counters and Collectors Revisited
 January 22, 2015: Bank of Canada shocks markets with cut in key interest rate
 January 21, 2015: New business brewing at the Port of Saint John
 January 20, 2015: Cuba-U.S. détente: Now comes the ‘managing expectations’ part
 January 18, 2015: Target Canada’s closure leaves landlords with vacant real estate
 January 17, 2015: 7 New Brunswick political stories to watch in 2015
 January 17, 2015: The Disintegration of the Irving Family
 January 17, 2015: Bill Cosby Left out in the Cold?
 January 17, 2015: Target Canada’s closures will leaves landlords with vacant real estate
 January 16, 2015: The Message – Quality Value -Add Wood Products not More and More Quantity.
 January 16, 2015: Irving Dilemma? – Succession planning is even more important with billions at stake
Joshua Group Wins Aviva Community Fund Contest
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Joshua Group Wins Aviva  Community Fund Contest

After an in-depth review of all the Finalist ideas, the judges have selected the Grand Prize winners of the Aviva Community Fund. We are thrilled to announce this year’s winners are: A New Home for Lake Country Food Bank A Home for Joshua Group – Kathy’s Wish Hope Begins with a Meal #SoulHarbour Restoring Golden […]

 January 27, 2015: The Poet Amiri Baraka Formerly Known As Leroi Jones 1934-2014 The Letter
 January 26, 2015: Resolve 2015 – A Man’s Generosity
 January 26, 2015: Maritime winter storm already causing travel cancellations
 January 26, 2015: Huge asteroid set to fly past Earth – get that telescope ready for Monday
 January 25, 2015: CBC – In the Field – Working the Streets
 January 24, 2015: Saint John Charity finds Permanent Home, Thanks to Kindness of Strangers
 January 24, 2015: How Your Reputation Goes To The Toilet In Four Easy Breaths
 January 24, 2015: 2nd Annual SPCA Wine Tasting Fundraiser
 January 23, 2015: Medical marijuana vapour room set to serve veterans with PTSD
 January 23, 2015: Can’t Bend Their Knees
 January 22, 2015: Theo and Beau
 January 22, 2015: For Free At The Imperial Theater
 January 22, 2015: Medicines Shouldn’t Be a Luxury
 January 21, 2015: Resolve
 January 21, 2015: The Secrets of Sugar – The Fifth Estate – CBC News
 January 21, 2015: Medical marijuana vapour room set to serve veterans with PTSD Marijuana For Trauma Inc.’s Oromocto facility is a first for New Brunswick
 January 20, 2015: Gawkier
 January 18, 2015: Forget Cable TV…..
 January 18, 2015: 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Lettuce
Your Morning Smile – Beauty or the Beast?
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Your Morning Smile – Beauty or the Beast?

  Young King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by the Monarch of a neighbouring kingdom. The Monarch could have killed him but was moved by Arthur’s youth and ideals. So, the Monarch offered him his freedom, as long as he could answer a very difficult question. Arthur would have a year to figure out the […]

 January 29, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Jewish Olympic Swimmer
 January 28, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Beer?
 January 27, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Hampton Property Settlement Rules
 January 26, 2015: Your Morning Smile – And the Answer Is?
 January 25, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Mule Tool
 January 24, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Annual Physical Examination
 January 23, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Be Careful What You Ask For
 January 22, 2015: Your Morning Smile – One for the Women
 January 21, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Bathtub Test
 January 20, 2015: Your Morning Smile – The Jewish Samurai…
 January 18, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Duh!!!
 January 17, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Unbelievable Goal Tending
 January 16, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Generous Scot
 January 15, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Lost in Translation
 January 14, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Tender Moments
 January 13, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Robot for Sale
 January 12, 2015: Your Morning Smile – Cold Comfort
 January 11, 2015: Your morning Smile – Fresh Sausage
 January 10, 2015: Your Morning Smile – The First Jewish GPS?
The woman who swapped home for a hut near Chechnya
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The woman who swapped home for a hut near Chechnya

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 January 25, 2015: Passing the Buck
 January 18, 2015: Hear Me, I Just Want To Speak
 January 16, 2015: Ya Gotta Be In It
 January 15, 2015: Many are Called but Few are Chosen?
 January 15, 2015: Try It, It Just Might Work
 January 15, 2015: Why Stop There?
 January 14, 2015: Sydney- more Seasoned and less Senior
 January 14, 2015: Debt: How to use it and not abuse it
 January 13, 2015: Earth – The Centre of the Universe?
 January 13, 2015: The 10 oldest people in the world share their secrets to a long life.
 January 13, 2015: Rape?
 January 13, 2015: Festival du Film de Kedgwick 29 jan 2015
 January 12, 2015: SPCA/ARL Pet of the Week
 January 12, 2015: SPCA/ARL Have a Heart
 January 11, 2015: ‘La Dolce Vita’ actress and 1950s sex symbol Anita Ekberg dies
 January 10, 2015: 4th Annual Warm Up to Winterfest 2015
 January 10, 2015: How Do You Eat an Elephant?
 January 10, 2015: Unidentified Hero
 January 9, 2015: For The Less Informed
Saint John reviewing policies for private road services
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Saint John reviewing policies for private road services

Saint John has over 100 private roads, with some getting municipal services, some not The City of Saint John is reviewing a grab bag of policies surrounding private roads in the municipality after concerns were raised about who is getting municipal services, like snow plowing and trash pickup, and who is not. Saint John has over 100 private […]

 January 23, 2015: Time’s Up on ISIS Ransom Demand for Japanese Hostages; What’s Next?
 January 22, 2015: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Witnessed A New Era
 January 15, 2015: Tough Talk from a Mayor
 January 14, 2015: Letter to the Editor – Parle Vous?
 January 12, 2015: Canaport LNG’s tax deal may be killed by possible conversion
 January 9, 2015: Paris Terror Deepens With Attack at Kosher Store; Hostages Taken
 January 8, 2015: The New Robber Barons
 January 6, 2015: Bill Farren backs off Saint John hiring freeze plan
 January 3, 2015: We’re Going to Disney World!!
 January 1, 2015: World Juniors: Canada edges U.S. to stay undefeated
 December 31, 2014: It’s the People
 December 30, 2014: Bankruptcy looms for desperate Cleveland suburb
 December 30, 2014: Boat & City Maintenance – 101
 December 29, 2014: Big Increase In Budget For City Manager’s Office
 December 26, 2014: Saint John Doesn’t Need Cherrybrook Zoo
 December 23, 2014: Revamp the Crown Forest Act!
 December 21, 2014: CIA torture: Regardless of the reasoning, we must be better than this
 December 19, 2014: Shale gas moratorium details unveiled by Brian Gallant
 December 18, 2014: Putin seeks to ease fears over Russian economic crisis
Chicago Cubs icon Ernie Banks dead at 83
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Chicago Cubs icon Ernie Banks dead at 83

‘Mr. Cub’ — a Hall of Famer — was a 14-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner.

 January 1, 2015: Saint John rinks on thin ice as city looks to cut costs
 December 19, 2014: Aquille Carr released by Saint John Mill Rats
 December 9, 2014: More than a Hockey Player
 December 9, 2014: The untold truth of the Petit de Grat tragedy
 December 3, 2014: Beloved Habs hockey legend Jean Béliveau dies at 83
 November 24, 2014: Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans celebrate another trip to the Grey Cup
 November 2, 2014: Wilson Kipsang Of Kenya Wins 2014 NYC Marathon Men’s Title
 October 27, 2014: A Commercial, But……. a Good One
 October 23, 2014: Pittsburgh Penguins show solidarity by playing ‘O Canada’
 August 26, 2014: Oldies But……Goldies
 July 15, 2014: Oscar Pistorius in Johannesburg Nightclub Brawl Over Reeva Steenkamp
 July 9, 2014: Touch – Jean-Baptiste Chandelier
 July 9, 2014: World Cup 2014: Brazil’s meltdown caught us by surprise
 June 2, 2014: Secretariat Heart Of A Champion
 May 30, 2014: So you THINK you can Write?
 May 4, 2014: NBA To Appoint CEO For L.A. Clippers
 April 30, 2014: Donald Sterling incident shows the dark side of the NBA’s owner-player relationship
 April 20, 2014: Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead at 76
 February 23, 2014: Gold Rush: Russia tops final Sochi 2014 medal count