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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Sentier NB Trails Laments Budget Cuts

Time to hit the trail--that message from Paul Jorgensen, the director of Sentier Trails NB. But hiking the province's trails might  not be so easy at a time when the province's economic outlook is on the decline.

He tells CHSJ news funding cuts are putting the hiking trails at risk: last year, he says, their funding was cut by $40,000.

Jorgensen notes that 30 percent of New Brunswickers are considered not just overweight, but obese--and that opportunities for outdoor recreation and important to the health of the province.