Dr. Marc Duhamel, Vaughan chair in regional economics and director of the Policy Studies Centre at the University of New Brunswick’s department of economics, shared his ideas on regional economic development with federal, provincial and territorial ministers last week at the 18th Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie. John Chilibeck of the Times & Transcript,… Read More »

The National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) will hold a community engagement event at the University of New Brunswick on Thursday, June 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Head Hall, room HC10. The event will provide an opportunity for researchers, students, professors and administrators to learn more about recent program… Read More »

Poverty and inequality, tax and fiscal issues, health outcomes, and integration of immigrants are among some of the issues researchers from across the country will discuss during the Evidence-Based Policy Formation and Evaluation Conference being held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton. A crucial component of effective policymaking is that… Read More »

Perhaps no province in Canada has faced more water issues than Alberta.  And Kim Sturgess, founder and CEO of Alberta WaterSMART, has dealt with them all.  She is an expert on the often competing demands of agriculture, industry, environmentalists and the household user. On Tuesday, April 10, Ms. Sturgess will speak on “Water Security:  Global Problem –… Read More »