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  • Quebec rap group loses $18,000 grant because their mostly French lyrics had too much English

    MONTREAL — Their new album was in the can, but this being Quebec, one more task awaited Dead Obies: counting the lyrics to determine how many words were in French. The result — 55 per cent French, 45 per cent English — meant the group of 20-something francophone rappers from Montreal’s South Shore would lose an $18,000 grant […more]
  • March 10 Rebuttal to CBC re: Michel Doucet’s request for more moderation.

      March 10, 2016 Mr. Brodie Fenlon Director of digital media, CBC   It has come to our attention that there has been a recent letter of complaint filed by Mr. Michel Doucet on behalf of Francophone individuals and organizations requesting that CBC better control the comments made in public forums that are disturbing to […more]
  • McKenna Promotes Immigration to NB. Wasn’t He Part of Cause For Out-Migration?

    Jan 18, 2016 To the Editor In response to the January 12th article in the Daily Gleaner entitled “Former Premier Pitches Solution to declining Population” by Krissa Donkin. In the article former premier McKenna promotes the escalation of immigration to help solve the population decline in New Brunswick. He has forgotten that he and his […more]
  • Gallant Not Responsible! Then Who Is?

    Nov 16, 2015 To the Editor Citizens who value the future of this province should be concerned as to how these second language promotional groups such as parents for French as well as the office of the language commissioner and others, are structured to isolate the government from any controversy certain to arise from the […more]
  • Federal Election 2015

    Oct 12, 2015 To the Editor, With the federal election only a few days away it is surprising that there hasn’t been more letters on the opinion pages of the local news papers. No doubt many are using face book and twitter to vent their concerns. With numerous issues at stake this election will make […more]
  • Taxpayers Should Be Concerned

    Sept 21, 2015 To the Editor, It’s time Canadian tax payers were concerned as to how many million dollars it is, and will continue to cost to conduct the ongoing Duffy trial in Ottawa. It reminds one of a group of preschool children on a playground arguing over who said what to whom. The leaders […more]
  • Where Are Our Anglophone Politicians?

    June 29, 2015 To the Editor, There haven’t been many mysteries in New Brunswick in recent years, but one appears to have transpired. That being, where have our Anglophone politicians disappeared to? Were they granted an extended holiday at Larry’s Gulch or some hideaway somewhere in the north woods preventing them from defending the interests […more]
  • Media Reports on May 8th Rally

    May 17, 2015 To the Editor, In response to some media reports on the Equal Rights for N.B. Anglophones May 8th rally at the legislature in Fredericton. The following day a Daily Gleaner article by John Chilibeck entitled “Protesters Condemn Bilingualism” was misleading. At no point did any of the speakers advocate eliminating bilingualism. Actually […more]
  • Subject: Good meeting in Doaktown. An email from an attendee to the Doaktown meeting

    Message: My wife and I attended your meeting in Doaktown. I admit, we were a little skeptical going and didn't expect much more than a bunch of anti-french propaganda. I would like to tell you that we were pleased and surprised to find the meeting anything but anti-french. You presented things that concern many NB […more]
  • NB Paramedics protest language policy on Dec 14, 2015

     
  • Court of Appeal sets initial dual busing hearing date

    This report on the CBC site -> Court of Appeal sets initial dual busing hearing date
  • Another Markus Rant

    Immigration, Employment and the Death of New Brunswick ...a rant from the front porch. The unemployment rate in New Brunswick is 11% Before I begin, I'd like to take a page out of Lawyer, Constitutional expert and University of Moncton prof Michel Doucet's playbook and get you to read the Constitutional Amendment to the Charter […more]

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