Steven Webb is a producer for CBC based in Saint John
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Music NB tries to bring a little optimism to an industry hit hard by the pandemic
It wasn’t supposed to be this way, but in the end the people behind the annual Music NB awards and industry conference decided to stay optimistic and do the best they could for the people who make and promote music.
When fall rolls around, Harper the heron shows off her feats of strength
Harper the great blue heron is full of surprises. Ever since she was first tagged with a GPS tracker in May 2019, the bird has been throwing researchers curveballs.
45 years later, Malcolm Bricklin still proud of his New Brunswick-made car
For New Brunswickers of a certain age, the name Malcolm Bricklin brings forth a couple of images. One is a man in his mid-30s, good-looking. A charming playboy dressed in hip, casual clothes — sunglasses included — and with a salesman’s gift for gab. Of course, they also remember the car.
Saint John's Imperial Theatre tests the waters with 1st live performance since lockdown
After six months without a live performance, the Imperial Theatre returns with its first live show since the COVID-19 lockdown in March.
Fundy Fringe Festival tackles live, indoor shows in the age of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has either cancelled most New Brunswick arts festivals or driven them online for virtual experiences. But the Fundy Fringe Festival will head into uncharted territory with plans to hold live, indoor shows this coming week.
Migration study shows chubby American woodcock is a remarkable athlete
Based on its appearance, you likely wouldn’t think the American woodcock would turn out to be a phenomenal athlete.
Looking for a great New Brunswick 'staycation'? Go where you've never been
Ellen Tucker has worked in the tourist industry for decades, and she said the offer is too good for New Brunswickers not to take advantage of it. Tucker said many New Brunswickers have no idea what the province has to offer travelers.
Nature Trust looks to nearly double conserved land over next decade
The Nature Trust of New Brunswick is embarking on a campaign to nearly double the amount of land under its protection in just 10 years. The plan would require $10 million in fundraising to increase its holdings to 15,000 acres from the current 8,000 by 2030.
Documentary warns of 'catastrophic' changes happening in Gulf of Maine
A new documentary on climate change in the Gulf of Maine is designed to show people just how serious the situation is becoming in the gulf at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy.
This bumblebee is ready for its closeup, if you can find it
Bumblebee researchers are asking for help from regular New Brunswickers in their effort to find signs of a critically endangered bee species.
Saint John's premier tourist attraction faces a summer without tourists
Vendors in the Saint John City Market rely on tourists for a big part of their sales, but with cruise visits cancelled and the province's borders closed, summer of 2020 is shaping up to be a tough season.
New Brunswick Senior Baseball League cancels 2020 season
COVID-19 has put an end to any hopes of a 2020 season for the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League.
Head of Saint John's largest food bank praises community's generosity during pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the man who heads up Saint John’s largest food bank has seen some desperation, more innovation, a few surprises, a lot of generosity and even a silver lining.
Saint John's 235th birthday celebration won't start with a bang
It seems not even the power of a battery of howitzers can stand up to the coronavirus. Saint John's 21-gun birthday salute is cancelled, along with the rest of the 235th birthday celebration.
Low monarch butterfly populations in Mexico disappointing to N.B. naturalist
Nature NB has worked hard to help the threatened monarch butterfly population, but this past winter has brought bad news from the species' winter home in Mexico.