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North America’s First Coal Mines

Coal from the Grand Lake area was used as early as 1639 by French traders and settlers at their fort at the mouth of...

Shiny Pieces of Energy

People are usually surprised when I give them a piece of coal. But they start to like the shiny piece of energy, that was...

Students Preparing for NBCC Graduation

Four NBCC students who are graduating from the Information Technology—Programmer/Analyst program in a few weeks are completing their practicums with two new firms in...

This Platform Has Helped Thousands of Migrants Reconnect with Their Families...

Two brothers are behind this SMS-based tool.Photo of a refugee camp in Rwanda. Photo by©Elisa Finocchiaro Creative Commons – license – BY There are about 65 million...

The Years Have Told Us What The Days Never Knew

How The Years Have Told Us What The Days Never Knew: A Limited And Selective Review of Church, Politics, and STU: The Relocation of...

WhatsUp with Icidici?

There's lots up! One, we asked about a name change for Icidici and we got the answer. Instead of people asking us, What does it...

Virtual Reality: Experience it live!

Join us at the VIRTUAL REALITY - EXPERIENCE IT digital media Open House! MARCH 25 10AM - 4PM The Barracks at NBCCD 457 Queen Street Visit us in...

These East African Countries Show How Teamwork and Technology Can Thwart...

Photo courtesy of FISH-i Africa — an endeavor working to halt large-scale illegal fishing. This post by Emma Bryce was originally published on Ensia.com, a magazine that highlights...

Schroeder, Lucy and Tchaikovsky

In my brief summer travel to the great American Southwest in pursuit of “the future of religion” conference in Pasadena CA, I met the...

He's Only 6 Years Old, but India's Chef Kicha Has Fans...

Little Chef Kicha on his YouTube show. Screenshot from video. “Anyone can cook” was the motto of famous French Chef Gusteau in the Disney animated movie “Ratatouille“....

8th ANNUAL NEW BRUNSWICK HEALTH RESEARCH CONFERENCE – 2016

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NBCC Wellbeing app

New Brunswick Community College Wellbeing committee and the Mobile First Technology Initiative have developed a mental wellbeing app that provides trusted information about mental...

Rogers Small Business Centre in Fredericton hosts networking event

As part of their Small Business Centres launch across the country, Rogers has been hosting free networking events in order to promote local Small...

History flows through it

History flows through it If the Saint John River could talk, it would have grand stories to tell of the history of Fredericton,...

Sunrise at Kitty Hawk, April 8, 2016

When Wilbur and Orville Wright asked the US Weather Bureau the location of the windiest place in America, the answer they received was on...

Past Adventures With Elements Of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders’ American Socialism

In the fall of 1979 I was in Boston for a time and wanted to take in things a city like Boston had to...

My Mother’s Ten Commandments and Political-Economy in New Brunswick Today

Many years ago, nearly forty to be more precise, I was reading thinkers from both the  Christian religious tradition and that of the more...

Socrates and the Pig

The story about Socrates (lived in Athens 469-399 BCE) is that he was told by the Oracle that he was the wisest of men....

A Struggling Economy Means New Taxes and Belt-Tightening for the People...

“Calculating Taxes Up And Down.” image by Ken Teegardin. CC 2.0. Consumers’ nightmares have come to life in Trinidad and Tobago as they struggle to...

God and Rules

Image source iStockphoto/ Thinkstock found on http://www.rizzarr.com/2013/02/14/being-uncomfortable-for-god/ From our previous look at big questions the set of answers we'll consider here are: God exists and...

Doubt and Happiness

Doubt and Happiness You may recall that this view holds we don't know what everything is made of because we can't know anything for certain and...

Atoms and Gold

One set of possible answers to the six biggest questions was that everything is made of atoms, that we know this for certain because...

Philosophy and The News

Knowledge, Communication, and Time There are recurring news stories expressing concern over literacy rates among the citizens of New Brunswick and the performance of New...

The 6 Biggest Questions

We found ourselves facing many questions, so let's simplify. "Really? Simplify?" you say. I guess we'll see. What's the biggest question you can think of?...

What’s Really Real?

We've seen that change, including motion, presents a puzzle: we see it but it's impossible. If so, there must be a distinction between how things...