Events

Peace and Friendship Alliance Gathering

There will be a Peace and Friendship Alliance meeting Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10am-3pm at the Conserver House (180 St. John St.) in Fredericton. There will be a potluck lunch. On the agenda: Mount Carleton court case, fracking, Sisson mine and climate change.

2018 ACORN Conference – Building Bridges: Creating New Relationships in Agriculture

The ACORN Conference is a three-day event that brings together organic and sustainable farmers, processors, and businesses from across the region and beyond! This year’s conference and trade show is happening November 26-28 in Charlottetown, PEI. Read more here.

Tipping the Balance: Cumulative Impacts on Children’s Health (Français)

Join us on November 27 and 28 to explore one New Brunswick’s more industrialised regions: the Chaleur region. Explore the landscape by taking part in a guided tour of the Belledune Thermal Station and Chaleur Sawmills. Hear from experts on public health, industry and contaminants and explore ways in which we can address cumulative impacts and promote positive impacts on children’s health. Let’s tip the balance towards what matters most – our children’s health. Organized by the NB Children’s Environmental Health Collaborative. Check out the agenda and details here.

Thursdays – Rural Issues Workshop

The Rural Issues Workshop at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton discusses the latest research on rural matters. The workshop is held at 4:00 pm on scheduled Thursdays at UNB’s Forestry and Geology building, Room 202. All are invited. The next workshop, on Thursday, Nov. 22, is with Ajay Parasram from International Development Studies and History, Dalhousie University. For the fall schedule or more information, visit the Rural Issues website.