Clinic 554 is currently the only health centre in New Brunswick where trans people know they can go to receive informed, inclusive care. Now that it’s closing, they’re being forced to contend with a medical system they say doesn’t prioritize them.
Clinic 554, New Brunswick’s only independent clinic that offers abortions, is set to close permanently at the end of September. Advocates for the Fredericton, N.B. clinic, as well as former patients, are urging the provincial government to save it.
There are over 29,000 Acadians living in New Brunswick alone. But for some Acadians, it’s hard living in major cities like Fredericton. While New Brunswick prides itself on being Canada’s only bilingual province, with both French- and English-language inhabitants, behind the province’s dual history lies a story of deportation and alienation.
For musicians across New Brunswick, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a number of challenges. From drive-in music festivals to broadcasting concerts on social media, entertainers are eager to find ways to bring back audiences.