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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.

Meeting with Turkish ambassador

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met with Selçuk Ünal, the ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Canada, today in Fredericton.

Premier meets with special envoy on trade and softwood lumber

David Wilkins, former United States Ambassador to Canada from 2005 to 2009 and New Brunswick’s special envoy on trade and softwood lumber, met with Premier Brian Gallant today in Saint John. From left: Treasury Board President Roger Melanson, who is also minister responsible for trade policy; Wilkins; and Gallant.

Government working to protect forestry export industry

The provincial government has announced actions aimed at protecting and promoting New Brunswick's forestry industry in light of the decision by the United States government to levy duties against New Brunswick exporters. From left: Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; Treasury Board President Roger Melanson, who is also the minister responsible for Trade Policy; Harry Gill and Spencer Gill ...

Visit of Ambassador of Mongolia

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met with the visiting Ambassador of Mongolia, Radnaabazar Altangerel, in Fredericton today.

King’s Day in the Netherlands

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman raised the flag of the Kingdom of the Netherlands at the legislative assembly today in recognition of King’s Day; a national holiday in that country. From left: Horsman; Baukje (Bo) Miedema; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty and Gerry Blom.

Government to fight for exclusion from border duties on softwood lumber

The provincial government is asserting its support for the New Brunswick softwood lumber industry the week before a preliminary determination is expected from the United States Department of Commerce on their countervailing duty investigations of imports of certain softwood lumber products from Canada. Participating in Friday’s technical briefing and media availability were Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet, left, ...

Tartan Day

Members of the New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association, along with Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris, who is also the minister responsible for Celtic Affairs, participated in raising the flag of Scotland at the legislative assembly today in recognition of Tartan Day. From left: Harris, Mel Fitton and Eric Horncastle.

International Francophonie Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman raised the flag of La Francophonie at the legislative assembly today in recognition of International Francophonie Day.

St. Patrick’s Day

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman (left), and Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris (centre), who is minister responsible for Celtic Affairs, participated in raising the flag of Ireland outside the legislature to mark St. Patrick’s Day.

Commonwealth flag raised

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman raised the Commonwealth flag at the legislative assembly on March 13 in recognition of Commonwealth Day.

Saint David’s Day celebrated

Members of the Central New Brunswick Welsh Society, along with Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris, who is also minister responsible for Celtic Affairs, participated in raising the Welsh flag in recognition of Saint David’s Day on Wednesday, March 1, at the legislative assembly. The flag-raising was followed by an event held by the society to celebrate Saint David’s ...

First ministers meet with United States vice-president

Premier Brian Gallant and his counterparts met with United States Vice-President Joe Biden at the first ministers’ meeting in Ottawa.

Romanian flag raised

Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman, who is also deputy premier, raised the Romanian flag at the legislative assembly today in recognition of Great Union Day.