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  • United Empire Loyalists’ of Canada, New Brunswick Branch Presents: A Christmas Gathering

    United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada, New Brunswick Branch Presents:  A CHRISTMAS GATHERING –  Christmas Memories, Legends and Lore Full course Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings, Soup, Hot Mulled Cider, and Desert Tickets $35 each December 2, 2019 @ 12:30 – 3 PM The Historic Union Club 125 Germain St, Saint John, NB E2L 2E9 There […more]
  • United Empire Loyalist’ Association Presents: Old Fashioned Christmas in Atlantic Canada

    United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, New Brunswick Branch Presents:  Old Fashioned Christmas in Atlantic Canada Guest Speaker: David Goss, Renowned Author and Story-teller Seasonal refreshments will be served! November 14, 2019 @ 7 pm The Saint John Free Public Library 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L 4Z6 For information contact: Deborah Coleman 506-634-7783
  • New Federal Language Laws being Implemented Across Canada

    The national official languages act is going to be replaced soon. All the federal political parties have committed to pushing through a new act as described below. (Yes, Mr. Sheer as well). The new draft which will be adopted is a creation of the Francophone leadership in Canada. There has been virtually no input from […more]
  • ARANB Election of Executives and Directors The Anglophone Rights Association of New Brunswick is seeking nominations for Executive and Director positions for future vacancies. Each position will have a two-year term with the exception of President. Please submit your nominations and/or your application to anglophonerights@mail.com before September 16, 2019. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ­­­­ Brief Description of Positions […more]
  • ARANB Annual General Meeting – Sept 21, 2019

  • Enough: Official Bilingualism, Part 1 – How Pierre Trudeau Conned Canada, By Jock Andrew

    Well worth a listen for those who want to understand how we've gotten to this point with language issues plaguing our province and country. Chapters 1 to 3 of Enough! Written by Jock Andrews. Click on the picture to listen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h56J2QsibI&feature=youtu.be
  • Government Funding, Finding a Fair Balanced Approach.

    For those of you English speaking folks not familiar with politics of language in New Brunswick, this is how it works. The very basic principle at play is that minorities deserve more because they are minorities and at risk of losing their language and culture. Now, most Anglophones accept this principle because of their sense […more]
  • I Read the News Today. Oh Boy!

    Our federal government has been hard at work developing more language regulations. The finalized amendments to the Official Languages Regulations, published in the Canada Gazette on Wednesday, will create a new calculation method to determine whether there is sufficient demand for services in the minority official language, among other changes. They will also lead to […more]
  • The Mystery of the Conservative Party Personality

    The way bilingualism is being administered is discriminatory toward the English speaking community, and yet the Higgs Conservative party knowing this, is strongly stubborn in their support for the continuation of this status quo. It seems to be in their party DNA. It is a challenge to describe how puzzling this inaction is. Most people […more]
  • “Unjust” Language Laws

    “Neither persons nor property will be safe, where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them” Frederick Douglas The large majority of English speaking people in New Brunswick have no idea of how “unjust” the language laws are toward them. “unjust” ....... not based […more]
  • Understanding How You Ended Up With Those Handcuffs On

    The paramedic situation today is frustrating in lots of ways but more so , it is down right dangerous. It seems surreal that we have ambulances shut down in areas of the province, to hear stories about ambulances too late on arriving and to hear about accusations where people had died waiting too long for […more]
  • Amend the OLA

    Amend the OLA To include this statement: “ The action plan on government linguistic obligations shall include measures to ensure that Anglophones and Francophones are fairly represented in the civil service, crown corporations, police, courts, first responders, healthcare and education in proportion to their percentage in the general population” In 2013, the Official Languages Act […more]

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