IBEW Local Union 502

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Saint John, NB E2K 4L2, Canada

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Fredericton closes emergency operations centre for Arthur

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:22:19 -0700

The City of Fredericton is closing the emergency operations centre it opened in response to post-tropical storm Arthur but will continue to operate the two sites offering showers, electronics charging and bulk water until further notice. City officials closed the emergency operations centre at noon Friday. With the closure of the emergency operations centre, all storm-related questions and calls ...

Bell Aliant Backpacks for Kids program to send 12,000 kids in need back to school with new school supplies

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:35:00 -0700

Bell Aliant Backpacks for Kids program to send 12,000 kids in need back to school with new school supplies

Alward not to push for official review into NB Power’s storm response

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:55:55 -0700

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Premier David Alward is not interested in an official review into NB Power's response to post-tropical storm Arthur right now.

Money for Digby-Saint John route: federal government extends ferry funding for two more years

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:40:14 -0700

The federal government has committed to two more years of funding ferry services in the Atlantic Provinces. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced in Saint John today that the government of Canada will continue to invest $58 million over two years to support three interprovincial ferry ...

Investment to extend Eastern Canada Ferry Services until 2016

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:28:08 -0700

The Government of Canada is investing $58 million over two years to support interprovincial ferry services in Eastern Canada. This investment will allow for continued ferry services between Saint John, NB, and Digby, NS; between Wood Islands, PEI and Caribou, NS; and between Iles-de-la-Madeleine, QC and Souris, PEI.

99% of Arthur power outages restored

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:22:58 -0700

NB Power has surpassed its goal of having 99 per cent of customers who lost power during post-tropical storm Arthur back online by Tuesday evening.

Resource Wise NB backs fracking, pipeline, forestry plans

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:45:58 -0700

Controversial industrial development initiatives like hydraulic fracturing, the west-east pipeline from Alberta to Saint John and the Alward government's new Crown forest policy have found a friend in a new group called Resource Wise NB.

Arthur power outages expected to be 99% resolved on Tuesday

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:11:50 -0700

NB Power expects to have 99 per cent of its customers who lost power during post-tropical storm Arthur more than a week ago back online by Tuesday evening.

NB Museum gets extra $300K, and maybe a new home

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:03:59 -0700

Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder made the announcement in Saint John on Friday, saying the additional funding will help the museum offer increased and diverse programming and services. A request for proposals will also be issued later this month for the construction or renovation of the museum's Exhibition Centre in the waterfront area of uptown Saint John, said Holder. The ...

UPDATED: Utility and Review Board to review Nova Scotia Power response to Arthur

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:06:40 -0700

What happened with the electrical grid when Arthur hit is going to be examined by the province's Utility and Review Board. Premier Stephen McNeil announced in Middleton that the government and the UARB have agreed to a priority review of Nova Scotia Power's response to the July 5 post-tropical ...

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