Month: March 2016

TIDES OF CHANGE

Tides of Change: New Beginnings in New Brunswick, is a project of the graduating journalism class at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, N.B. The project…

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FOR THE ONE WHO KNOCKS

BY CONOR BROWN On a Sunday last November at the Cherryfield Baptist Church near Moncton, N.B., Steve Dempster preached a sermon on the subject of…

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‘LUGGAGE YOU CANNOT SEE’

BY ALEXANDER CORBETT Frederick Wangabo Mwenengabo was 34 when he was granted asylum to move to Fredericton, New Brunswick. He felt great relief, but still…

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OLD MEMORIES, NEW FRIENDS

BY JOHNNY CULLEN It takes them nearly an hour. Not to move the mattress in, that’s the easy part. But simple human interaction, verbal communication;…

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MY LONG LEAP OF FAITH

BY HADEEL IBRAHIM When I was nine years old, I found a gun in my mother’s bedside table. She took the gun with her when she…

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THE LANGUAGE OF FRIENDSHIP

BY DEBORAH NOBES I have a new family. They happen to be from Syria. They landed in New Brunswick four weeks ago, on a dark…

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THE NEW CULTURE OF FOOD

BY KATE OULTON Yusuf Shire Mohamed, the produce manager at the Victory Meat Market in downtown Fredericton, N.B., landed his job almost by accident. He…

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