Looking ahead and remembering the legacy of PFLAG in Sackville This summer, Sackville community member Dawne Boorne opened a PFLAG chapter in town. PFLAG, which originally stood for Parents and Friends of Gays And Lesbians, is a support, education and advocacy group for members of the queer community as well as their family and friends. […]

Mt. A holds vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people On the evening of Oct. 1, Mount Allison hosted the annual vigil to honour and remember missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. The vigil began with an opening prayer and a performance of the Mi’kmaq Honour Song. Next, […]

NBSA fighting for changes regarding recent cuts made to financial aid In May of 2019, the provincial government cut several programs that assist students financially. These programs included the Free Tuition Program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class and the Timely Completion Benefit, one of the only debt-relief programs in New Brunswick. To replace these […]

Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik music, early Catholic music and soundscapes ignite desire to learn more about Indigenous history Through an emotional project intended to represent the voices of Indigenous children who experienced residential schools, performers swept up their Sackville audience in a truly captivating concert in Brunton Auditorium on Friday evening. The project, titled How Do […]

A perfect mix of Austen-era aesthetics and modern romance ideals When you hear the words “Jane Austen” or “Pride and Prejudice,” what comes to mind? If you’re anything like me, it’s images of bonnets and of women chasing wealthy husbands. While those elements are in the story of Pride and Prejudice, they are not what […]