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History of the NBU: Part 4

10 / 27 / 2020

Throughout the month of October, heading into our 50th anniversary convention, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be posting a series of articles detailing the history of the union.The fourth installment details the 1990s. The first piece detailed the years prior to 1970 and can be found here. The second article looked at the 1970s and the third put a spotlight on the 1980s. A special thank you to Alex Wentzell for his work researching and writing these stories.The Third...

History of the NBU: Part 3

10 / 23 / 2020

Throughout the month of October, heading into our 50th anniversary convention, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be posting a series of articles detailing the history of the union.The third installment details the 1980s. The first piece detailed the years prior to 1970 and can be found here. The second article looked at the 1970s. A special thank you to Alex Wentzell for his work researching and writing these stories.The Second Decade (1980-89)While the challenges facing the NBPEA during the...

History of the NBU: Part 2

10 / 15 / 2020

Throughout the month of October, heading into our 50th anniversary convention, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be posting a series of articles detailing the history of the union.The second installment details the 1970s. The first piece detailed the years prior to 1970 and can be found here. A special thank you to Alex Wentzell for his work researching and writing these stories.The First Decade (1970-80)The 1970s marked both an incredibly triumphant and difficult time for what was then known...

Findings in CMAJ report could help NB prepare for second wave

10 / 9 / 2020

With a second wave of COVID-19 potentially on its way, findings related to nursing homes in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) could help better prepare our province both in the immediate future and long-term.The study compared how nursing homes – referred to in the study as long-term care or LTC facilities – in Ontario and British Columbia fared through the first wave of the pandemic.As of Sept. 10, 2020, the number of resident cases in Ontario LTC homes were...

Celebrating 50 years of the New Brunswick Union

10 / 8 / 2020

Throughout the month of October, heading into our 50th anniversary convention, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be posting a series of articles detailing the history of the union.The first installment details the years prior to the union becoming official in 1970. From there, each decade will be explored. A special thank you to Alex Wentzell for his work researching and writing these stories. The Beginnings(1920-1970)Although it officially came into existence on April 30th, 1970, the history of the New Brunswick...

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