Senior opts for rainwater over user fees

Gordon Fraser, 70, is refusing to pay $400 a year to have a new water system hooked up to his Penobsquis home and has chosen to collect rainwater instead. (CBC)

Message from the Minister of State (Seniors)

In other news, New Horizons for Seniors is now accepting applications for funding through its Capital Assistance program. If you know a seniors’ organization in need of a facility upgrade, you’ll want to read this article.

I also invite you to look at the Government of Canada’s response to the final report of the Special Senate Committee on Aging.

Health-care workers roll up their sleeves Published Tuesday October 27th, 2009

New Brunswick's H1N1 vaccination clinics began in earnest Monday, as thousands of nurses, doctors and medical specialists took a shot in the arm to protect themselves from the pandemic virus.

Licensed nurse practitioner Christine Melanson prepares doses of the H1N1 influenza vaccine at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, N.B. On Monday, October 26, 2009. The first doses of the swine flu vaccine willbe available Monday at mass immunization clinics that had been giving the season flu shots.


Facts about vaccine for H1N1 flu Published Wednesday October 21st, 2009

Some facts about the vaccine for the H1N1 flu, approved Wednesday for national distribution.

Seniors' group wants full-serve gas stations Published Thursday August 6th, 2009

The disappearance of full-serve at gas stations seems to be fueling a furor in Riverview. The town hall's roundtable for seniors is in the midst of lobbying for a return of full-serve inside municipal boundaries.