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McCain Foods Limited announces plans to start using real potatoes

Florenceville — In a press conference this morning, McCain Foods announced that starting later this year, they will begin using real potatoes, locally grown in Prince Edward Island, to make their popular food products. 322 more words



Early Friday morning driving north to New Brunswick’s potato country, en route stopping briefly to worship at the shrine, a.k.a. the factory, of Covered Bridge Chips, best potato chips in the world (not sure I could handle lobster flavoured chips, though), and passing… 172 more words

welcome spring!

Wow! What a week it’s been!

Since Tuesday last week we’ve been to Birchmount in Moncton, Andover Elementary in Perth Andover, Florenceville Middle school in Florenceville, Salisbury Elementary in Salisbury, Hillsborough Elementary in Hillsborough, John Caldwell in Grand Falls and Evergreen Park School in Moncton. 150 more words

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A Canadian beer cooler’s space odyssey

By Geoff Bird
New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal

In 1969, the Apollo 11 space flight put a man on the moon. In 2011, the NB Space Race had a somewhat less lofty goal: Put a Toronto Blue Jays’ baseball cap and a beer cooler into near-space. 437 more words