January 2012

Bay Of Fundy Island Now Protected

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 14:25 PM

An island in the Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan is now in the hands of the Nature Trust of New Brunswick.

Connors Brothers donating Southern Wolf Island to the trust.

Renata Woodward tells Tide News it will not be used for tourism, as it has at-risk species and a high ecological value.

RCMP Retires His Badge

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 15:12 PM

Today, St. Stephen sends a thank you to one of our finest.

Constable John MacCready retires from the District 1 RCMP, after serving more than 38 years with the force.

His final years he spent as the town's Court Liaison Officer.

Best wishes John!

Lacey Pleads For No Tax Increases

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 15:10 PM

Please don't raise our taxes!

This from Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Kevin Lacey when confronting Finance Minister Blaine Higgs on the 2012-2013 provincial budget.

Lacey says New Brunswickers' salaries are not going up, but all the fees we pay like food, health, gasoline, and CPP are.