Aug.10th - Recently a marketing institute thought that Atlantic Canada should remove it's minimum wage and let the market determine who gets paid what. The Common Front for Social Justice doesn't think so. And here's why.
Aug.2nd - Moncton City Council adopted a financial incentive for developers looking to revitalize downtown buildings are to start a-new. If the DT Centre is such a draw, why would the City offer such a deal?
July26th - A fairly recent report of an alleged attack on a young woman walking in a local park has turned out to be false. There are ramifications to this incident. Not only to the person making the false claims, but to others who have been attacked but may not be believed. Kristal Dawn LeBlanc of the Beasejour Family Health Crisis Centre explains the facts.
July20th -Bicycles can be a real sense of freedom for little kids being able to get places on their own. But choosing the right size bicycle is crucial. Jim Goguen of My Bike Shop takes us through some things to consider when choosing the right bike for your wee one.
June 22nd - Yesterday the Province said they were going to freeze all property tax assessments. Yay! However, the City of Moncton gets close to 90% of its revenue from property assessments and they were counting on getting around a 2% increase. Now - let's do the math. If over the next ten years we're out roughly $103 million dollars - and - there's no buffer for unexpected things - and the city is not getting the increase they were hoping for... what will this mean? Councillor for Ward Four Paul Pellerin has a dose of reality.
June20th - Councillor Paul Pellerin of Ward Four in Moncton visited the buzzlocal studio to help explain the 10 year plan and just how we could very well be out by $103 Million over the next ten years, and how this came to be.
June16th - For the past forty years (or more) Moncton has contemplated what 'downtown' should look like. Perhaps now is the time these plans will actually come to fruition. The senior urban planner for the City of Moncton says why using the best from big cities can help densify the downtown, and just what they're thinking of doing.
June14th - SPONSORED - Next week is Rotary Awareness Week and the Moncton West Riverview Rotary Club is partnering with Atlanticade for a week of events culminating in the fantastically delicious carnival like Ribfest!
May16th - SPONSORED - A1 Personnel Search of Dieppe is making the IT sector their focus of business. They know that there is a lack of qualified IT personnel and today they're on board as a media sponsor showcasing Robert Arthur direct from Calgary. Have a listen to what Robert is about, his qualifications, and his desire to move his family to the East Coast.
May15th - This weekend Next Exhibitions held Connect with Cannabis at the Coliseum. We caught up with a few presenters (you may be surprised at who is the main cannabis user) and had a look at the crazy array of cannabis based products. Have a look for yourself.
May12th - Two bills were passed last week in the NB Legislature, Bills 37 and 51. This makes the rights of Transgender people law. You may have thought that these rights were protected under our federal laws but it's a little more complicated than that. Jocelyn O'Connor and Charles MacDougall take us through what these new laws mean - particularly about previously being forced to go under the knife if we wanted to change a letter on your passport.
May11th - Codiac Regional RCMP is looking for the public's help in locating Shirley Vivito who has been missing since April 30th. Anyone with any knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to contact the Codiac RCMP at 857-2400.
May10th - Today's Provincial announcement was met with mixed reaction ranging from being pleased with the progress to calling for a moratorium in order not to taint a crime scene. You can hear it all here.
May9th - This coming weekend Connect with Cannabis will take place at the Moncton Agrena complex. Pot will be legalized and now that that industry will be moving out of the shadows, there's a lot to learn. Dianne Smirl knows.
May.8th - Saturday night was a Gala like few others in Moncton. Steven Page (formerly the front man of the Barenacked Ladies) took the stage at Casion NB for the NB Heart Truth. But his act wasn't the only crowd stopper.
May4th - Overly cranky. Distracted. Not thinking clearly. Sounds like a regular 'teenager brain' but it can be made worse and have severe consequences to your child's mental health. And a lot of it can be made worse by social media and the addictive grip your child's (and your) phone can have. Heather Stordy fills us in after last night's Mental Health Symposium.
May4th - Nasty heckling and name calling has been the common form of 'debate' in many legislatures, but not on Chris Collin's watch. MLA for Moncton Centre says 'now way' way it comes to acting childish in his House.
May.4th - SPONSORED - Tattooing your eyebrows sounds like a convenient way to do one less thing. However Lorraine Cormier of In Our Hands has studied quite literally around the world to perfect the art of micro-blading - a semi-permanent way to have the perfect 'brows'.
May3rd - Where to begin? The financial trail as to how much the Downtown Centre is actually going to cost is a little tricky to untangle. Councillor Paul Pellerin says by his calculations, the new centre is going to cost a lot more than we think. These costs could all be in the name of progress, but councillor Pellerin feels the citizens are owed an explanation on where our money is being spent and what it'll take to get it back as an investment.