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Irving and Brunswick News – trying to maintain a monopoly

A little soap opera is being played out in western New Brunswick; Woodstock, NB to be precise. A little background to start: Brunswick News which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.D. Irving Ltd. the privately conglomorate. Irving, mainly through Brunswick News has a virtual monopoly on publishing in the province of New Brunswick […]

October 11th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Fredericton, Media, New Brunswick | 4 comments

Employment and Unemployment in New Brunswick – September 2007

Statistics Canada released the latest employment figures for the month of September 2007 last Friday. As I suggested last month, this month’s report would include numbers from a few large layoffs such as the UPM mill in Miramichi. Despite this, the provincial economy only lost 100 jobs in the month. This number does mask the […]

October 11th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Economics, Fredericton, New Brunswick | one comment