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MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release (English with a French quote*) November 15, 2016, Ottawa - Blood safety and public health care advocates met on Parliament Hill today to deliver a petition signed by 15,000 Canadians calling to ban private donor-remunerated…
"Why is it okay to have paid donors from the U.S. and not from Canada?"This was the question New Brunswick Health Minister Victor Boudreau posed when he was presented with a petition containing more than 15,000 signatures against allowing a…
Friday, November 4, 2016

Instructors focus of latest ad

The New Brunswick Union's latest advertisement focuses on the hard-working instructors of the New Brunswick Community College System (NBCC).Shot on location in Saint John, the three instructors involved in the project - Anne Corrigan, Kevin McCaig and Michael Carrier -…
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

2016 Scholarship winners

Phillip D. Saab Memorial ScholarshipBaylee StockfordRelated Member: Rebecca Stockford, MSP, Grand Bay-Westfield, NB J.H. (Gil) Cyr Memorial ScholarshipSavannah HagermanRelated Member: Angela Hill, C&R, Millville, NB Karen Cromwell Memorial ScholarshipChelsey HamillRelated Members: Tom Hamill, Eng &Field, Fredericton, NB andKelly Hamill, C&R,…
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

NBU celebrates its 41st convention

The New Brunswick Union's 41st Biennial Convention - held Oct. 28-29 - was a rousing success.With a theme of UNION STRONG. UNION PROUD, the event brought together more than 150 members from across the province to conduct union business including…
The new members of the New Brunswick Union's Board of Directors and a component president were officially sworn in on Friday, Oct. 28.From left are the new President of the Professional Services for Students in the Public School System component…
New Brunswick Union President Susie Proulx-Daigle helped send a strong message to the provincial government on Thursday.Proulx-Daigle was part of a delegation which delivered a petition signed by more than 15,000 Canadians to provincial Health Minister Victor Boudreau. The petition…
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The case against for-profit plasma

The following was written by the executive director of BloodWatch.org Kat Lanteigne: Private blood broker Canadian Plasma Resources is receiving an open-armed welcome from Health Minister Boudreau to set up a private plasma clinic in Moncton that would pay people…
Meeting discussed blood clinic opticsNew Brunswick Telegraph-JournalWed Aug 17 2016Page: A1Section: MainByline: John Chilibeck FREDERICTON * Concerned about a possible public backlash over a new private plasma clinic opening in Moncton, New Brunswick's health minister and a top company official…
Monday, September 12, 2016

Pension Plan Sessions

Employee infomrmation sessions regarding pension plans and benefits will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. Employee sessions are designed to provide information on a variety of topics related to your pension plan. These sessions will…