For many, this year has been the longest cumulative time spent with a significant other. For others, this year has been an entirely new challenge; navigating the single seas during a global pandemic. This time spent together or apart can be easily paraphrased: it’s been the best of times; it’s been the worst of times.
Did you know that the Moncton Market has existed for over 100 years? It first opened its doors on December 6, 1884 and has flourished since then. The location has changed twice, to end up at its current location at 120 Westmorland Street. Not only has it grown, the Moncton Market has also acquired a wide variety of vendors that have made it stand out as a unique experience in downtown Moncton.
The Congrès mondial acadien is not only the gathering of a community. The CMA is also a celebration of the Acadian culture, language and identity. This event, which occurs every five years, took place in New Brunswick and on Prince Edward Island in 2019 to pay homage and celebrate the continuity of Acadians around the world.
L’itinérance n’est pas seulement un problème de logement, c’est un problème social. L’itinérance touche plus de 230 000 Canadiens tous les ans et Moncton n’échappe pas à la situation. Par contre, ce qui distingue Moncton, c’est sa collectivité qui cherche sans cesse à être meilleure et à faire mieux.
Homelessness is more than simply a housing issue. It is also a social issue. Homelessness affects over 230 000 Canadians every year, and Moncton is not immune to this situation. But what makes Moncton unique is its community who thrives to do better and to be better.