November 27, 2022

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Centennial Building
Landmarks, History

Centennial Building

The Centennial Building on King Street in Fredericton contained offices of the Provincial Government for many years. It was replaced by Chancery Place, a new facility across the street. The old building was de-commissioned and sold to a developer.

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Lord Beaverbrook Hotel
Landmarks, History, Summer

Lord Beaverbrook Hotel

The Lord Beaverbrook Hotel was constructed in 1946. It’s Grand Opening in mid-1948 was ‘the social event’ in New Brunswick, with dignitaries from local, provincial, federal and international governments in attendance, as well as predominate locals including Lord Beaverbrook (Sir…

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Gay Pride Flag At Legislature
Landmarks, Winter

Gay Pride Flag At Legislature

The gay pride flag was flying at the New Brunswick legislature. It was raised  to support gay and lesbian athletes competing at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, where anti-gay laws are in effect. Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Craig Leonard says it's…

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