Government of New Brunswick

The Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation was created to develop, oversee, coordinate and implement initiatives to reduce poverty and assist thousands of New Brunswickers to become more self-sufficient.

The co-chairs and president are members of a 22-member board of directors representing government; business; community non-profit organizations; and persons having experienced poverty.


  • The Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation welcomes the refundable provincial Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) credit announced by Finance Minister Roger Melanson in the 2016-17 provincial budget.

  • Premier Brian Gallant hosted an Opportunities Summit on Monday in Saint John to discuss economic and social inclusion of all New Brunswickers in the province’s economy.

  • The Small Acts, Big Impact awareness campaign, which challenged New Brunswickers to perform meaningful acts of volunteerism, has reached thousands of people through social media over the past two weeks.

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Report released on the impact of 2009-2014 Economic and Social Inclusion Plan

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New Brunswick receives two awards on poverty reduction from national organization

New Brunswick received two awards for its initiatives on poverty reduction at the Poverty Reduction Summit organized by the Tamarack ...

Poverty reduction plan unveiled

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