Environment and Local Government http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia.html Environment and Local Government Investment of $4.4 million for infrastructure projects in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-10_02.jpg.html The federal, provincial and municipal governments today announced funding totalling more than $4.4 million for seven new infrastructure projects in Saint John. Participating in the announcement were Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty (middle row), Saint John Mayor Don Darling and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long (back row), and children attending a summer camp at the Carleton Community Centre. The centre received $426,528 for improvements to its heating and cooling system, as well as new energy-efficient windows. 2018071000:00:00 Investment of over $1 million in flood prediction initiatives http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-28_01.jpg.html The provincial and federal governments will invest $1.14 million in two projects to create flood-hazard mapping to help predict the impact of flooding on communities. From left: Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey; and Jasmin Boisvert, water sciences specialist with the Department of Environment and Local Government. 2018062800:00:00 Aéroport de la Péninsule to upgrade airstrip and lighting with $1.2-million investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-09_01.JPG.html An investment of $1.2 million will go toward improvements at the Aéroport de la Péninsule. From left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel. 2018060900:00:00 Environmental Trust Fund invests in Restigouche region projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-04_01.JPG.html The provincial government is providing $104,500 through the Environmental Trust Fund for six projects in the Restigouche region in 2018-19. From left: Stirling Loga, deputy mayor, City of Campbellton; Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; David LeBlanc, Conseil de gestion du bassin versant de la rivière Restigouche; and Denis Savoie, chair of the Restigouche Regional Service Commission. 2018060400:00:00 Special financial assistance for recreational properties http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-16_01.JPG.html Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey said several programs are being made available for recreational property owners who experienced property damages during the 2018 spring freshet flooding. 2018051600:00:00 $1.25-million investment in fire hall and community centre in Saint-Joseph de Madawaska http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-18_01.JPG.html People in Saint-Joseph de Madawaska will soon have a new fire hall and community centre thanks to financial support from the provincial and federal governments. From left: Lt. Steve Chassé; Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; Brigitte Martin, president of the local service district advisory committee; and fire chief Yvan Levesque. 2017121800:00:00 Assistance for expansion of North York Regional Fire Hall, Keswick Valley district http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-27_03.jpg.html The Local Service District of Douglas will receive $160,000 in the form of a capital loan from the provincial government, through the Small Capital Loans Program, to expand the existing fire hall. From left: Ivan Corbett, Fredericton regional office of the Department of Environment and Local Government; Jared Forbes and Ken Hodgson of the North York Fire Department; deputy premier Stephen Horsman and Chief Justin McGuigan of the North York Fire Department. 2017112700:00:00 Minister approves increased LSD funding for PotashCorp Civic Centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-19_02.JPG.html As of 2018, the contribution of neighbouring local service districts toward the PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex will be increased to support the facility’s long-term viability. From left: Bridget Ryan, chair of the centre’s board of directors; and Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle. 2017101900:00:00 Canadian Environment Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-06_01.JPG.html Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle joined students from Garden Creek School in Fredericton to kick off Canadian Environment Week by cleaning up the playground. From left: Shea Wiseman, Luke Yerxa, Lucas Gray, Ashlynn Slack, Rousselle, Grant Murray, Ruby Hudon, Matty Heustis and Holden Barry. 2017060600:00:00 New protocol for monitoring water quality at Parlee Beach http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-05_01.jpg.html A new water monitoring protocol that follows federal guidelines is being adopted for Parlee Beach beginning this summer. From left: Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle and acting chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell. 2017040500:00:00 Legislation aims to empower local governments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-15_01.jpg.html Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle announced the provincial government will introduce two new acts, the Local Governance Act and the Community Planning Act, which will replace the current Municipalities Act and Community Planning Act. 2017021500:00:00 Environmental Trust Fund creates employment in Saint Quentin http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2016.08.2016-08-24_03.jpg.html The provincial government helped support job creation in Saint-Quentin with an investment of $16,500 under the Environmental Trust Fund. The Five Fingers Watershed Group Committee used the funding, in part, to hire a project co-ordinator to undertake environmental activities. From left: Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage; Saint-Quentin Deputy Mayor Jocelyne Querry Bossé, and Martin Lachapelle with the Five Fingers Watershed Group Committee. 2016082400:00:00 Government helps launch new recycling program for bicycle tires and tubes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2016.07.2016-07-28_01.jpg.html The provincial government joined Recycle NB and other partners for the launch of a new bicycle tire and tube recycling program today at the Radical Edge bicycle shop in Fredericton. From left: Stephen Richardson, of the Tire Recycling Atlantic Canada Corp.; Shane Sutherland, of SS Tire and Auto Service; Keenan Cook, of Radical Edge; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; Pat McCarthy, CEO of Recycle NB; and Matt Savage, of Savage’s Bicycle Center. 2016072800:00:00 Environmental Trust Fund supports economy by investing $290,000 in Bathurst region projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/multimedia/mmrenderer.2016.07.2016-07-25_01.JPG.html The provincial government is supporting the economy in the Bathurst region by contributing $290,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund for 10 projects. Representatives from the City of Bathurst, the Regional Service Commission 3, the Regional Service Commission 4, the Nepisiguit Salmon Association and the Daly Point Nature Reserve participated. From left: Yanick Sirois; Wayne Clowater; Louizandre Dauphin; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Janet Doucet; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Michaël Saint-Pierre; Cédric Landry; Brenda Kelly; Kim Chamberlain; and Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie. 2016072500:00:00 2018071000:00:00