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The plans are complete for the Tartan Day celebrations for the Capital Region! The New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association, the Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew, New Brunswick Highland Games and Scottish Festival and the Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew’s Pipe Band are pleased to provide a full day of activities on April 5th to celebrate Tartan Day. [more]
 
This is the press release announcing the winner of the “Who Was The First Scot in New Brunswick contest”. The pioneering Scottish lumberman, shipbuilder and politician, William Davidson, was barely 25 years old when he settled near Miramichi in 1765. [more]
 
Members of the provincial Scottish association gathered in Moncton Saturday October 26th for their Annual General Meeting at St John’s United Church Hall. [more]
 
Winners of the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association’s annual raffle were selected and announced today while the Association was convened in Moncton for the Annual General Meeting. [more]
 
With another year coming to a close I want to provide you with a brief update prior to the Annual General Meeting in October. [more]
 
Are you one of over 239,000 residents of this Province with the privilege of having proud Scottish blood flowing through your veins? One-in-five of all New Brunswickers are proud to be counted as part of the greater Scottish community. [more]
 
Since April 6, 1993, Tartan Day has been celebration in New Brunswick. In the 2010 proclamation, Hon. James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage expressed the following sentiments: [more]
 
As New Brunswickers of Scottish descent prepare to celebrate Tartan Day next week, a group of dedicated researchers are hoping to make the holiday more meaningful in the coming years. [more]
 
We are proud to report that Team New Brunswick, led by Skip Vern Potter of Miramichi, has won the Bronze Medal at the Canadian Vision Impaired Curling Championship held in Ottaw, February 4 – 8. [more]
 
The pioneering Scottish lumberman, shipbuilder and politician, William Davidson, was barely 25 years old when he settled near Miramichi in 1765. Davidson is generally credited with being the first Scot to settle in New Brunswick, but was there a Scot who came before him? [more]
 
It is that time of year again, the Christmas Season is once more upon us, and again the Offices of the New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association will be closed during this time of Christmas Joy, the dates of the closure are December 10, 2012 to January 7. 2013. [more]
 
Every November, Scots around the world are afforded a special opportunity to pay tribute to their culture and heritage on the Feast of their Patron, St. Andrew. This year will be no different for New Brunswickers of Scottish descent, who will be marking this special day on the calendar with events across the province. [more]
 
Winners of the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association’s annual raffle were selected and announced today while the Association was convened in Bathurst for the Annual General Meeting. [more]
 
Members of the provincial Scottish association gathered in Bathurst Saturday October 13th for their Annual General Meeting at the Nepisiquit Centennial Museum and Cultural Centre. [more]
 
Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the NBSCA will be held on October 13, 2012 in Bathurst, N.B. [more]
 
The NBSCA has been busy this summer, your President has represented the NBSCA at the Gathering of the Scots in Perth-Andover in May. What a really wonderful event, this group really came together after the flooding they received this Spring. [more]
 
It was with deep sadness that we learned recently of the passing of Ayluna Geldart. Her death on 31st March 2012 at Campbellton, NB, meant a great loss to the New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association and Caledonian Society of Restigouche. [more]
 
For the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association, Tartan Day 2012 will have a special significance, as the Association embarks on the most ambitious project in its 30+ year history: the Scottish Portal. [more]
 
Tartan Day will soon be upon us. Let's all get involved with something Scottish on this very important day on our calendar, whether it be flag-raising, a parade, a luncheon, a radio interview, etc. [more]
 
This is just a short memo to advise all that Robbie Burns Celebrations are being held all over the Province this week. Please attend one near you, and enjoy celebrating the life and legacy of Robbie Burns. [more]
 
New Brunswickers of Scottish descent are this week celebrating an important event in their annual calendar: the birthday of Robbie Burns, an enduring symbol of Scottish identity and the Scottish Enlightenment. [more]
 
Every November, Scots around the world are afforded a special opportunity to pay tribute to their culture and heritage on the Feast of their Patron, St. Andrew. This year will be no different for New Brunswickers of Scottish descent, who will be marking this special day on the calendar with events across the province. [more]
 
At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association, appointments of the following committee chairpersons were accepted. Committee chairpersons are appointed annually at the first meeting of the Board of Directors following the Annual General Meeting. [more]
 
Members of the provincial Scottish association gathered in Miramichi today for their Annual General Meeting in the Highland Theatre at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. This year’s annual election of officers and directors saw Llewellyn Smith of Miramichi re-elected as President and CEO. [more]
 
Winners of the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association’s annual raffle were selected and announced today while the Association was convened in Miramichi for the Annual General Meeting. [more]
 
On Saturday, September 10th, New Brunswickers of Scottish descent will have much to celebrate, as thousands are expected to gather in the provincial capital to witness the re-unveiling of a statue of Robbie Burns, which for three years was missing from the Green in Fredericton. [more]
 
On 10 September 2011, the last chapter in the restoration story of the statue of Robbie Burns, which has stood on the Fredericton Green since 1906, will finally be closed, when the refurbished statue will be re-unveiled in a special ceremony featuring a keynote address by the Hon. Graydon Nicholas, Lieutenant-Governor of NB. [more]
 
April 6th, 2011, is the first time that Tartan Day will be celebrated as a national holiday in Canada. First proclaimed in New Brunswick in the early 1990s, Tartan Day has been observed annually on April 6th ever since, the inspiration for the project having come from Nova Scotia. [more]
 
Each year, Scots and their descendants celebrate their cultural identity on April 6th, and recognize the contribution of Scots and their descendants to Canadian life by celebrating Tartan Day. [more]
 
New Brunswickers of Scottish descent are today celebrating an important event in their annual calendar: the birthday of Robbie Burns, an enduring symbol of Scottish identity and the 18th century Scottish Enlightenment. [more]
 
New Brunswickers of Scottish descent are today celebrating an important event in their annual calendar: the birthday of Robbie Burns, an enduring symbol of Scottish identity and the 18th century Scottish Enlightenment. [more]
 
On Tuesday December 14th the Gleaner carried an editorial entitled "Would the Scottish please stand up?" The editorial would lead people to believe that people of Scottish descent do not pull their weight here in Fredericton and New Brunswick. [more]
 
Every November, Scots around the world are afforded a special opportunity to pay tribute to their culture and heritage on the Feast of their Patron, St. Andrew. This year will be no different for New Brunswickers of Scottish descent, who will be marking this special day on the calendar with events across the province. [more]
 
The New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association (NBSCA), in conjunction with the United Council of Scots in Atlantic Canada (UCSAC), is very pleased to announce that April 6th has been officially declared as Tartan Day in Canada. [more]
 
Winners of the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association's annual raffle were selected and announced today while the Association was convened in Miramichi for the Annual General Meeting. [more]
 
Members of the provincial Scottish association gathered in Miramichi today for their Annual General Meeting in the Highland Theatre at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. [more]
 
The New Brunswick Celtic Affairs Committee, a federated group representing the Irish Canadian Cultural Association of NB (ICCANB), the NB Scottish Cultural Association, (NBSCA) and the Welsh Association of NB are preparing to petition the soon-to-be new Government of New Brunswick for appropriate recognition of their cultural significance in this province. [more]
 
The NBSCA is pleased to announce that a trophy for the best project on a Scottish subject at the District 14 Heritage Fair is being sponsored by our association, with the initial funds being generously donated by Mr. and Mrs. Mel Fitton, in memory of their parents. [more]
 
New Brunswickers of Scottish descent will soon be celebrating Tartan Day on April 6th. Officially proclaimed as an annual cultural observance in 1993, Tartan Day offers New Brunswickers an excellent opportunity to celebrate their Scottish Heritage. [more]
 
Scots everywhere will unite this week to pay homage to the life and work of one of their most famous countrymen: Robert Burns. Although but a poor farmer in his time, Burns has gained international recognition for his poetry in the two centuries since his death. [more]
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The following article appeared in the April 9, 2012 edition of the Telegraph-Journal. [more]
 
The Scottish Portal has created a directory listing volunteers who can help with research in the area of land grants, census data, marriage records etc. There is no experience required and in most cases there is no traveling. [more]
 
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Welcome to the website of the New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association. On this site you will find the history of the Association, the latest news on our initiatives, the Association's governing structure, Constitution and By-Laws, how to become a member or subscribe to the NB Scottish Journal and links to other sites of interest.

New Brunswick has a very rich Scottish heritage. Throughout the province you will find evidence of the Scottish immigrants who settled and built it economically, socially, politically and culturally. The Executive Council, Board of Directors, and Committee Chairs are committed to promoting and protecting the Scottish culture in New Brunswick.

We believe that the Association's most important function is to establish links with the different Scottish groups in New Brunswick -- to bind more closely these diverse groups and facilitate the sharing of information.

We hope you will find this site interesting and informative and that it will give you a true picture of the role of the Association in New Brunswick. If you have any questions, general comments or suggestions, we would love to hear from you.

Board of Directors
New Brunswick Scottish-Cultural Association Inc.

The NBSCA requires your continued support. Now in our 30th year of service to the Scottish community, the NBSCA is focusing on consolidating the successes of the last three decades. We strive to increase our membership, advance youth initiatives, and seek out new opportunities to promote Scottish culture in New Brunswick. The Association welcomes membership inquiries from New Brunswickers and non-residents alike. We also welcome additional volunteers to assist one of our many committees. We have need of whatever talent you can offer. All you need do is contact us.

The New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association, Inc.
is supported by the Government of New Brunswick.