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Les Aventuriers in Charlo preparing for national biathlon championships

Tim Jaques The Tribune   A national biathlon championship scheduled for Les Aventuriers cross-country ski and biathlon facility in Charlo from March 20 to 25 is expected to draw up to 200 athletes and 50 or so team support staff to the area. Preliminary details of the Canadian Biathlon Championships 2018 were released at a press conference at the club's "old" chalet on Monday, where the event logo was unveiled. Joe Elias, an organizer and a spokesman for the event, said the theme wi…
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Sen. Paul McIntyre hands out all his medals – others don’t

Adam HurasThe TribuneLegislative Bureau Ottawa – New Brunswick’s senators are divided over a Canada 150 medal meant to honour “unsung heroes” – that several have awarded themselves.The Royal Canadian Mint struck 1,500 medals at a cost of $225,000 for the Senate to hand out to hard-working volunteers who made a difference behind the scenes as part of year-long celebrations. A total of 47 were awarded to current and former senators after members of the upper chamber were given the option to keep…
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Senate honours community volunteers

Trevor McNally The Tribune These people were honoured by the Senate with either a 150th Medal of the Senate or a Sesquicentennial Pin on Wednesday for their contributions to their respective communities. Photo: Trevor McNally/ The Tribune   Sen. Paul McIntyre of Charlo was at Sugarloaf Park on Wednesday to help recognize 24 people for their service to their respective communities.McIntyre told more than 150 people on hand for the ceremony that each member of the Senate in Ottawa was g…
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Forum on Mental Health in New Brunswick

Press Release   This past Monday, the Honourable Nancy J. Hartling and the Honourable Paul E. McIntyre hosted a Forum on Mental Health in Moncton, NB. The event began with presentations by the following panelists: Senator Nancy J. Hartling, Senator Paul E. McIntyre, Dr. Susan Crouse from the Salvus Clinic, and Kristen Barnes representing the Canadian Mental Health Association – New Brunswick. This was followed by group discussions where approximately 120 participants were engaged and had t…
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Atlantic senators unite to fight literacy funding 'crisis'

ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau Telegraph JournalSeptember 27, 2017   OTTAWA • A literacy funding “crisis” in Atlantic Canada has spurred the region’s senators to band together and press for government money amid the decline of provincial reading and writing organizations.  That includes one in New Brunswick that a politician says is “struggling and drawing down their reserves.” In a historic first, Atlantic members of the upper chamber from all political stripes have agreed to push both O…
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Senator McIntyre holds court with students learning about justice system

Ottawa, September 18, 2017 - Senator Paul McIntyre spoke to 145 high school students about the importance of clearing up Canada’s backlogged courts during a presentation to the Encounters with Canada Law and Our Justice System program in Ottawa last Monday. Because of delays bringing accused criminals to trial, judges are being forced to dismiss extremely serious charges, he said. Senator McIntyre is a member of the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. In June, the committee…
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Dalhousie food bank shows off big improvements

TIM JAQUESThe Tribune September 11, 2017   A ribbon cutting for the newly renovated and updated RCVAA outlet in Dalhousie was held on Sept. 8. Photo: Tim Jaques/The Tribune The unveiling of the newly renovated Dalhousie branch of the Restigouche County Volunteer Action Association took place on Friday, Sept. 8, with a ribbon cutting, open house, and free food. "We have five satellites, and this is one of them," explained RCVAA president Howard Haley in an interview. Haley said that sin…
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Renouveau à la banque alimentaire de Dalhousie (French Only)

Par Jean-François Boisvertdimanche 10 septembre 2017Acadie Nouvelle   Le sénateur Paul McIntyre a remis en main propre à Howard Haley, président du conseil d'administration de la banque alimentaire, le dernier chèque de sa promesse de don de 30 000$.  – Acadie Nouvelle: Jean-François Boisvert Après de nombreuses rénovations, la banque alimentaire de Dalhousie est finalement complétée. On s’apprête même à y offrir un nouveau service. C’était jour de fête vendredi à la banque alimentaire situ…
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Dalhousie Centennial Library marks 50 years of service

BILL CLARKE The Tribune     About 50 people were at the Dalhousie Centennial Library the evening of Aug. 2 to help mark 50th anniversary celebrations for the current building.      The library was one of many projects across the country that formed part of Canada's centennial celebrations. Fifty years later, it is still serving the community, and its activities are more varied today than when it opened. It now provides a place to use computers and the Internet, lends videos and audio bo…
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