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FCNB warning consumers to practice due diligence with door-to-door salespeople

FCNB is warning New Brunswick consumers about high pressure sales tactics being used by some door-to-door salespeople who are offering to install heating and cooling systems.


Credit reporting act aims to provide clarity and protection for consumers

New consumer protection laws related to credit reporting, credit repair and debt settlement will take effect Oct. 1.


Surprises in store for the 7th annual Touch-A-Truck

The popular Touch-A-Truck event will be back in the Moncton Coliseum parking lot, on Saturday, September 22 from 11 am to 4 pm.


Updated NB Music Industry Investment Program

After months of industry surveys and consultations, Music•Musique NB (MNB) is ready to launch the reviewed Music Industry Development (MID) Investment Program. MNB has been administering the program on behalf of the provincial government since May 2017.


Investment Alert: BitConnect

The New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission is warning New Brunswickers about investments being offered by BitConnect.


New Brunswickers lose $1.4 million to various financial scams in 2017

Phishing, extortion and identify fraud were the top scams used by fraudsters last year to try to separate unsuspecting New Brunswickers from their money.


New payday loan rules now in effect

New rules to protect New Brunswick consumers who take out payday loans came into effect on Jan. 1.


Santa’s Elves at Lewisville Middle School raise over $50,000 for Christmas Daddies!

The staff and students at Lewisville Middle School in Moncton, NB celebrated a milestone this year, raising over $50,000 for Christmas Daddies. $51,506.07 to be exact.


Consumer alert regarding gifting circles

As the holiday season approaches, the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) is warning consumers about gifting circles.


Igor Dobrovolskiy named to Order of Moncton

"The Order of Moncton celebrates individuals whose passion and vision of excellence are positively interwoven within the city's social, cultural and economic well-being," says Mayor Dawn Arnold." We are proud to honour Mr. Dobrovolskiy, Sœur Gallant, and Mr. Johnson for how they have all enriched the lives of others and made a difference in our great city.


FCNB looks for input on combatting financial abuse of senior

The Financial and Consumer Services Commission is launching consultations across the province to find solutions to help prevent and respond to the financial abuse of New Brunswick’s growing population of seniors.


Spare Some Change and Help Make a Change

A new initiative focused on helping those in need launches in Uptown Saint John.


Financial Literacy Month: Take charge of your finances!

New Brunswickers are being challenged to take charge of their finances and form smart spending habits during Financial Literacy Month.


Santa Claus is Coming to Uptown Saint John

The parade committee welcomes a special parade marshal for 2017 – Bernard Cormier!


Modernizing New Brunswick’s Regulatory Framework for Credit Unions

The Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) is working with stakeholders on a proposal to modernize the regulatory framework overseeing New Brunswick’s credit union system.


Investor Education Month: Be an informed investor

As part of Investor Education Month, FCNB is encouraging New Brunswickers to take an active role in their investments instead of putting their financial planning on autopilot.


New Gateway Signs Welcome People to Uptown Saint John

New ‘Welcome . Bienvenue’ signs now greet those entering the ‘Uptown’ of our city, compliments of your Business Improvement Association, Uptown Saint John Inc.


MAGMA Local Recipient of Moore’s Canadian Suit Drive 2017

We have clients who come here from across the world, and when entering the local workforce they quickly find that “looking the part” is a critical—and expensive—part of their success. While many come here with a full wardrobe, we still have a large number of clients who either come from cultures where suits are not usually worn or perhaps have left very difficult circumstances with barely the shirts on their backs.


New Brunswick Medical Society Launches Public Education Campaign to Highlight Health Risks of Marijuana

In less than a year, marijuana will be legally available in New Brunswick and throughout Canada. In advance of legalization, the New Brunswick Medical Society is launching a new public education campaign to highlight the health risks that come with consuming marijuana.


Family Medicine New Brunswick aims to transform primary care

The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) has partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to introduce a new program that will change the way certain family physicians practice.


Doctors release advice on marijuana legalisation to government

New Brunswick’s doctors have issued a comprehensive series of recommendations to government, which aim to minimise the harm to the public from the coming legalisation of marijuana.


Fitness program to improve learning comes to Capital Region

Over 85 per cent of children aged 5-11 fail to get the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity. With compelling research about the positive effect exercise has on learning, a group of doctors and other health care professionals in the Capital Region are on a mission to encourage more students to get moving.


New Brunswick, part of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge

Music • Musique NB (MNB) is presenting its third annual edition of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, May 17 to 20 in St. Andrews. The project pairs local and national songsmiths for a collaborative multi-day songwriting camp. The creative sessions will conclude with a Songwriters' Circle, as part of the Paddlefest schedule.


New Brunswick doctors look to bridge the gap between poverty and assistance

As the provincial government holds consultations to develop the New Brunswick Family Plan, and with 13.8% of New Brunswick families living in poverty, the province's doctors are drawing attention to the issue of poverty and its effects on health.


New Dining Experience in Florenceville, NB

Greco Pizza and Capt. Submarine opens in Florenceville, NB. The newest destination for pizza and subs is opening in CK's On The Way.


New Brunswick’s doctors welcome acclaimed physician Dr. Danielle Martin

With health care still a key concern for many, New Brunswick’s doctors welcomed Dr. Danielle Martin in advance of her lecture on her new book Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for all Canadians.


Seven changes to make New Brunswick one of the healthiest provinces in Canada

Following a months-long call for New Brunswickers to share their ideas on how to make the province’s residents healthier, New Brunswick’s doctors are releasing their findings to the public.


MNB Announces Host City for Festival (506) 2017

After a successful year in Miramichi, Music - Musique NB (MNB) announces that Moncton will be hosting the eleventh edition of Festival (506), October 12 to 15, 2017.


FCNB launches “Fortune” an interactive web-based trivia game

FCNB just launched a new web-based trivia game called Fortune to help your readers learn about money in a fun and rewarding way!


Une clinique spécialisée en circoncision ouvre ses portes au Nouveau Brunswick

La nouvelle clinique privée Gentle Procedures à Frédéricton au Nouveau Brunswick pratique des circoncisions pour nouveau-nés, jeunes enfants et hommes de tout âge. Les spécialistes de la clinique utilisent la technique Pollock, mondialement reconnu comme étant la méthode de circoncision la plus sécuritaire et confortable pour le patient.


Grant Thornton renews Atlantic Ballet sponsorship

Grant Thornton Canada has renewed its lead sponsorship of Atlantic Canada’s only professional ballet company by investing another $200,000 over five years in the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.


Invitation to Presentation of Chop Chop Donation to Lunch Connection

We would like to invite the media to join us as we present a nice plump cheque of over $7,000 to the Lunch Connection Program, on behalf of our recent Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week.


Uptown Sparkles - It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Announcing our Old Fashioned Holiday Open House, Uptown Sparkles, planned for the evening of Friday, December 2nd, 2016.


Financial Literacy Month: Accept our budget challenge!

November is national Financial Literacy Month, and, with holidays coming, this is the season for smart financial decisions.


Capital Markets Report reveals varied outcomes over five years

The Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) has published its New Brunswick Capital Markets Report 2016 edition. Capital markets are where entrepreneurs and businesses seek money or investments to fund their growth. "Our goal is to provide stakeholders with a single source for in-depth information and analysis of our capital markets," explains Jeff Harriman, Senior Analyst, Capital Markets, FCNB. "We continue to enhance our research and reporting by incorporating new and relevant information."


Local Prosperity 2016: A Regional Conference in New Economics

Local Prosperity 2016: A Regional Conference in New Economics - Second Regional Economics Conference planned for November 3-6, 2016, Miramichi, New Brunswick.


NB physicians prescribe reading to benefit learning and health

The New Brunswick Medical Society and Elementary Literacy Inc. are partnering to promote literacy through physician offices in New Brunswick.


New Brunswick’s doctors launch photo series to lead conversation on healthy weights

After hosting a Forum on Healthy Weights and launching a province-wide conversation about how New Brunswickers can be supported to achieve their best health - including an ambitious goal to make the province one of the top three healthiest in 10 years.


Doctors to New Brunswickers: Let's make our province one of the top three healthiest in 10 years

With New Brunswick continuing to rank among the highest in Canada for obesity and among the lowest for fruit and vegetable consumption, the province's doctors are calling on New Brunswickers to join them in setting an ambitious goal - making New Brunswick one of the top three healthiest provinces in 10 years.


Matilda Murdoch to receive MNB's Directors’ Lifetime Achievement Award

Music-Musique NB (MNB) Board of Directors is proud to present the fourth annual Directors' Lifetime Achievement Award to Matilda Murdoch.


Harvest Announces 2016 Stingray Rising Star Finalists

The Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival announced today the four finalists that will compete to be Harvest's 2016 Stingray Rising Star. This competition is presented by the Festival and Stingray-Canada's favourite continuous music network-and offers up-and-coming musicians a chance for local, provincial and national exposure.


Saint John real estate manager and agency licences cancelled

The Director of Consumer Affairs for the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) has cancelled the licences of Gerald David Webster and Unity Realty Inc., doing business as Realty Executives Saint John, effective 12 July 2016.


FCNB to reciprocate national sanctions automatically

Sanctions such as trading, registration and other bans or restrictions imposed in other jurisdictions of Canada for violations of securities legislation, now take effect automatically in New Brunswick.


Discover the World in Moncton’s downtown

No need to hop on a plane to discover the World. Next Friday and Saturday, everyone is invited to attend the Mosaïq Multicultural Festival downtown Moncton. This free event will bring downtown to life with the sound of World Music, the taste of international cuisine, global shopping, and the flare of countless cultures. Amongst the many things happening during the Festival, the extensive kid's activity schedule is a huge draw.


Café brings experts and seniors together to talk about mental and financial wellness

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which is observed annually on 15 June, the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) is hosting a free café event on 6 July, as well as offering financial wellness information for seniors throughout the month.


Small Strides, Healthy Lives partnership continues to encourage youth physical activity

The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) and Run New Brunswick (RunNB) have renewed their partnership to once again deliver the popular Small Strides, Healthy Lives program, which encourages youth participation in Run NB youth events.


Edmundston real estate agency and manager lose licences

The Director of Consumer Affairs for the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB) has cancelled the licence of Excellence Realty Ltée/Ltd located at 176 De l'Église St. in Edmundston.


Taste Of Egypt Announces Premier Gallant at our restaurant: Premier Gallant will be cooking a Syrian dish with the first government sponsored refugee to Saint John

Owners get a fabulous surprise message while on vacation in Egypt that Premier Gallant is requesting to cook with Chef Mohamad Mousa at their restaurant.


Victory: New Brunswick Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional Law Limiting Import of Liquor

Today, the New Brunswick Provincial Court decided that section 134 of the New Brunswick Liquor Control Act imposes an illegal barrier to interprovincial trade contrary to section 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867.

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