Union Street in the 20th Century

As one of the few areas untouched by the Great Fire of 1877, Union Street is home to some of the oldest buildings in Saint John. Unfortunately, the future of this historic district has recently been in question. The proposed location for a new police station and justice complex has extended far beyond the old YMCA site, demolishing many of these landmarks.

Mini Doc

The Faculty of Arts at UNBSJ will be hosting a night of short films on Thursday December 6th. They have invited me to screen short compilation of all my footage covering reaction to the PSEC Report. Come check it out.

Thursday, December 6th
Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre, UNBSJ
5:00PM

The event will be followed by The Indie Film Series at 7PM. This week's film is "Killer of Sheep."

The Value of a University: Public Discussion Forum, Oct. 10th

A public discussion forum took place on 10/10/07 at the Germain Street Baptist Church. The topic: What is the value of having a university in Saint John. In this video, Dr Rob Moir talks about the economic benefits. Dr Moir is a professor at UNBSJ.There were several other presenters, but due to a technical error the audio is too poor to post.

Rally in the Quad: UNBSJ, Sept. 25th

On September 25th students, staff and faculty at UNBSJ gathered at the centre of the campus, aka the Quad, to celebrate their pride and support for their university. None-UNBSJ members were invited to speak, while the audience chowed down on free hot dogs. Presenters included Dr Jim Turk, Hon. Gordon Fairthweather, and SRC President Patrick Beamish. The MC was Dr Mariam Jones, a professor in English at UNBSJ. Local musician Debbie Adshade provided some tunes before and after the presentations.

Public Q&A with PSE Commisssioners: Saint John Delta, Sept 17th

Over 300 people packed into the Mezzanine at the Saint John Delta for a public Q&A with the PSE commissioners, Dr Miner and Mr. L'Ecuyer.


March to Ed Doherty's Office: Sept. 17th

Following the rally in King Square, UNBSJ supporters marched through the downtown to Ed Doherty's office. Dr Doherty is the minister of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour.


Rally for UNBSJ: King Square Sept. 17th

On September 17th 2007, the Student Representative Council held a public demonstration in King Square to voice their concerns of the Post Secondary Commission's Report. The Saint John Police Department estimated a crowd of 1500-1700. Organizers felt attendance was closer to 2000.

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