I was walking along Canterbury St. the other day and noticed someone had a solar air heater installed on the end of their home. It’s a low tech method of harnessing the sun’s energy to heat the adjoining room. Following the historic agreement forged by the world’s nations at COP 21 in Paris last month to keep our atmosphere from […]Read more
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I am concerned that a growing number of New Brunswickers will not have sufficient income in their retirement. I know that some low income seniors in my riding find themselves having to make unacceptable trade-offs, deciding whether to buy groceries or fill their prescriptions, for example. It is estimated that two thirds of Canadians have no workplace pension plan. Based […]Read more
On the second day of Hannukkha, in the second week of Advent I stood before a sea of flowers outside the Bataclan Theatre in Paris, the site of the worst of the terrible attacks of November 13. I was there to pay my respects to those who had lost their lives, and to show solidarity with the people of Paris, […]Read more
A Day in the Life of an Intern – Sophia’s Internship Experience at the Legislative Office of MLA David Coon
Working for the Green Party has been an extraordinarily rewarding experience for me as a student, and as a young professional. Let me tell you why! We learn in many different ways in our undergraduate studies. We learn in lectures, through course readings, projects, and presentations. For me, the best method of learning is through doing. The Arts Internship has […]Read more
There is the distinct feeling in our province that our economy is stuck in the mud. Efforts by various provincial governments to hit the gas pedal have only dug us deeper, burying us up to our axles. My grandfather used to be asked by sheepish young couples, who had parked in the nearby woods on romantic spring evenings, to get […]Read more
In the second mental health blog I’d like to draw attention to the lack of important services for youth mental health in New Brunswick. Because we do not have adequate youth mental health support, people are stuck trying to navigate a flawed and confusing system. Referral, and therefore access to mental health professionals is hard to come by. Our hospitals […]Read more
Hi, my name is Charlotte and I’m a third year student at St.Thomas University.
For the next few weeks I’ll be writing a series of blogs on youth mental health.