November 25, 2022

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Willie O’Ree
Biography, Black History, Sports, Video

Willie O’Ree

Willie O'Ree was born October 15, 1935 in Fredericton. A graduate of the New Brunswick Amateur Hockey Association, O'Ree who was known for his speed and checking abilities throughout his career was a threat every time he touched the ice. …

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Ethel Babbitt
Biography, History, Sports

Ethel Babbitt

It has been years since Mrs. H.R. (Ethel) Babbitt won the Canadian Ladies’ Singles and Mixed Doubles tennis championship, and yet her accomplishments as a New Brunswick amateur athlete remain unexcelled. Her competitive tennis career began in Fredericton in 1908,…

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Chris Skinner
Black History, Biography, Sports

Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner was born in 1961 in Saint John, the son of community activist and educator, Clifford ‘Nick’ Skinner. Skinner became a professional football player and was a star running back and receiver. His love for football began when he…

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