Lafert North America annouces new Inside Sales Representative

We are happy to announce a new member of our Lafert NA team!
Sadaf Irfan, a versatile and target-oriented professional was appointed Inside Sales Representative to Lafert North America. Irfan brings over 6 years of experience in technical sales and customer relationship management combined with a specialized focus in manufacturing, engineering consulting, and project management. Sadaf will have the ability to enhance Lafert’s customer relationships through her technical support and project collaborations. With her background in Electrical engineering and sound business acumen in the oil and gas industry, she is the perfect fit to succeed as one of our top technical product experts.

Up-and-Coming Fredericton Researcher Earns Prestigious Award for Disruptive Work to Develop First-of-its-Kind All-Natural Food Preservative

Tanzina Huq

Fredericton, NB — A Fredericton entrepreneur is poised to disrupt the food and beverage industry with the launch of a first-of-its-kind all natural, clean label preservative that ensures food safety and a longer shelf life without the health risks associated with artificial preservatives.

The ground-breaking product has earned Tanzina Huq, 34, a prestigious award from Mitacs, a not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada for business and academia.


Michael Lane Wins Career-First PBR Canada Event in Moncton

Earning 170 world points for his victory at the Monster Energy Tour’s Moncton Classic, presented by GO! Store, Lane rises inside the world’s Top 35

MONCTON, New Brunswick – Brining the electric crowd inside the Avenir Centre to its feet, Michael Lane (Tazewell, Virginia) captured the first PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Canada event win of his career, victorious at the Monster Energy Tour’s Moncton Classic, presented by GO! Store in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The 28-year-old was the first to strike at the league’s second ever trip to the maritime city, covering Hollow Point (Vold Rodeo) in Round 1 for 80 points.


Letter to the Editor - the Francophonie Games

My wife & I  have been following the Francophonie Games situation very closely and ,like many others, don't think our province can afford the new cost. Saying this several things have occurred to me & I would like to hear what other NBers  think.


Astroturf aka "Fake News" published by

December 14, 2019

By Pierre Little


Premier Higgs and the Tories table their 2019-20 Capital Budget

Photo: Premier Blaine Higgs at the Economic Forum of the Americas. "Frank provided me with good advice and is certainly as passionate about the finances of NB as he was when premier. We certainly see eye to eye on many challenges facing our provinces.", Premier Higgs says.

Adapted from Press Release - The provincial government has tabled a $600.6-million capital budget for 2019-20 that aims to maintain infrastructure, restore balance to government finances and manage the province's debt.

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Kevin Arseneau, Kent North MLA compares Chris Austin's words to Nazi propaganda

Commentary by Pierre Little


Photo from Twitter page @kevinarseneau


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Brian Gallant Liberals and the Reign of T (error)

By Doug Harrison @DonkeyPurple

New Brunswick’s former Premier, Liberal leader Brian Gallant has informed his caucus of his intention to step down from the Party’s top job.

He will make the formal announcement later this morning but will remain at the helm until the Party selects a new leader.

Therein lies the fly in the ointment.

Should the precarious PC minority cobbled together by Blaine Higgs fall, the Liberals could find themselves going into another Election campaign with Gallant as the face of the Party.

That would be a huge mistake

The recent election saw the Liberal Party almost wiped off the map in southern ridings and Gallant’s leadership style was largely the reason.

It would be foolhardy for them to assume all is forgiven and follow their severely damaged Leader to the polls when the wounds from his reign of (t)error are still open and not likely to heal soon.

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Costco Wholesale's new location opens in Moncton

Costco Wholesale Canada announced today the official relocation and opening of its newest warehouse club in Moncton scheduled on November 16 at 8:00am. The new warehouse is expected to create 100 additional jobs and an opportunity for local residents to enjoy a gas bar famous for cheaper gas.  The new location also has greater vehicle parking spaces and a simpler way to access the front door. The former Trinity location was known to be quite tight for vehicles and worse for customers trying to access the entry amidth dodging traffic attempting to park. The new Highway location eliminates all these issues.


Tory Leader Blaine Higgs claims victory in New Brunswick's provincial election

Tory leader Blaine Higgs claimed victory tonight with a minority government after waiting for the polls to all officially report which made for a long night.  Once all the votes were officially counted, Elections NB results were, 22 PCs, 21 Liberals, 3 Greens, and 3 People's Alliance.