December 3, 2022

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Abraham Beverley Walker
Black History, Biography, History

Abraham Beverley Walker

Abraham Beverley Walker, lawyer and journalist was born in 1851 in Belleisle and was the son of William Walker and Patience Taylor. Walker was Canada's First Canadian-Born Black lawyer (1881) , the first law student of any colour enrolled at UNB,…

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Alexander College
History

Alexander College

Alexander College was the auxiliary college established to accommodate the influx of veterans post-Second World War. It was named for Governor General Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis: British military commander and Field Master who served in both world…

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Laurie Murison
Biography, Lighthouses, Video

Laurie Murison

Laurie Murison was co-director of the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station for many years. She created the Gaskin Memorial Museum in four rooms of the house in North Head, with hundreds of specimens and educational materials. This museum…

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University of New Brunswick
History

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is the first English-language university in Canada. The idea for a university was born as the American Revolutionary War drew to a close in the 1780s. Thousands of Loyalists gathered in New York City…

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