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Francophonie co-operation agreement with Quebec renewed

The New Brunswick and Quebec governments have renewed their agreement for co-operation and exchange in relation to the Canadian Francophonie. As part of this, they have committed to a joint investment of nearly $1.2 million over the next three years. From left: Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also the minister responsible for La Francophonie; and Jean-Marc Fournier, Quebec’s ...

Romanian flag raised

Members of New Brunswick’s Romanian community, along with Health Minister Benoît Bourque, participated in raising the Romanian flag outside the legislative assembly on Friday, Dec. 1, in recognition of Great Union Day.

Scottish flag raised

Members of the province's Scottish community participated in raising the flag of Scotland outside the legislature on Thursday, Nov. 30, in recognition of St. Andrew's Day. From left: Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris, who is also the minister responsible for Celtic affairs; Pat MacKenzie and Melanie Laird; and deputy premier Stephen Horsman.

Ministers responsible for internal trade meet

Treasury Board President Roger Melanson, who is also minister responsible for trade policy, hosted the inaugural meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers under the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement today in Dieppe. From left: Heath MacDonald, minister of economic development and tourism (Prince Edward Island); Saul Polo, parliamentary assistant to the minister of finance (Québec); Melanson; federal Innovation, Science ...

Lebanese flag raised

Members of New Brunswick’s Lebanese community, along with Speaker of the legislative assembly Chris Collins and deputy premier Stephen Horsman, participated in raising the Lebanese flag at the legislative assembly, this week, in recognition of Lebanon’s Independence Day, which takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Governor General’s first official visit to New Brunswick

The first official provincial visit by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette was to New Brunswick today. Payette’s welcome to the legislative assembly included an inspection of a 100-person honour guard of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment (5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown), and a 21-gun salute fired by the Royal Regiment of the Canadian Artillery School.

Antonine Maillet promoted to rank of Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit

Acadian author and playwright Antonine Maillet received one of France’s highest honours, the rank of Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit. From left: secretary general of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, Michaëlle Jean; Maillet; and French Secretary of State to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.

South Korea National Foundation Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman, along with members of New Brunswick’s South Korean community, raised the flag of South Korea at the legislative assembly yesterday in recognition of National Foundation Day.

German Unity Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman, along with members of New Brunswick’s German community, raised the flag of Germany at the legislative assembly today in recognition of German Unity Day.

Honduras Independence Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of Honduras today at the legislative assembly in recognition of Honduras Independence Day.

El Salvador’s Independence Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of El Salvador today at the legislative assembly in recognition of El Salvador’s Independence Day.

National Acadian Day

Deputy-premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the Acadian flag Tuesday at the legislative assembly in recognition of National Acadian Day.

India Independence Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in raising the flag of India outside the legislative assembly today in recognition of India’s Independence Day.

Colombian Independence Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in raising the flag of Colombia outside the legislature on July 20 to mark that country’s Independence Day.

Official opening of the Canadian Francophone Games

The provincial government is welcoming visitors and members of the provincial and territorial delegations to the seventh Canadian Francophone Games, which begin Tuesday, July 11, in Moncton and Dieppe. From left: Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre; athlete Kyla Hughes of Cocagne; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; athlete François Poirier of Grand-Barachois; and Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold.

United States flag raised

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in raising the flag of the United States at the legislative assembly today in recognition of Independence Day.

Consul General of Uruguay

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman, left, met today with Consul General of Uruguay Luis Eduardo Coronel.

Mi’kmaq flag raised

The Mi’kmaq flag was raised outside the legislature to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Fredericton South MLA David Coon.

Maliseet flag raised

The Maliseet flag was raised outside the legislature to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Fredericton South MLA David Coon.

Republic Day in Italy

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman raised the flag of Italy at the legislative assembly today in recognition of Republic Day in Italy, their national holiday.