Commentary: Newcomer underemployment costs us all. Here’s what we can do about it.

By Mary Butler and Patrick MacKenzie A recent report by economist Richard Saillant for the Housing Hub of New Brunswick contends that New Brunswick housing costs will continue their alarming run-up unless we make meaningful additions to the supply of skilled tradespeople who can build more housing. In an interview, he recommended making the most … Read more

Bursary support fuels an impactful, fulfilling career

Not everyone remembers the exact date they were accepted into college. Tina Franca does.  It was Dec. 8, 2014, a holiday in her native Brazil. Tina started classes Sept. 8, 2015, dove passionately into the material, and graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at NBCC Fredericton Campus on June 22, 2016. These dates changed … Read more