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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.

Lebanese flag raised

Members of New Brunswick’s Lebanese community, along with Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman, who is also deputy premier, participated in raising the Lebanese flag in recognition of Independence Day on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the legislative assembly. From left: Wady El-Khoury; Father Shadi Kattan; Mike Timani; Horsman; and Bryan Mouhawej.

New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick

Ten accomplished individuals were invested into the Order of New Brunswick on Tuesday, two posthumously, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Standing, from left: Raphaël Moore, receiving for the late Gérard Friolet, from bas-Caraquet; Phil Comeau, from Moncton; Jean-Guy Rioux, from Pointe-Brûlée; Premier Brian Gallant; Kenneth Barlow, from Indian Island; John P. Barry, from Saint John; and Jane ...

New Brunswick and Quebec sign French language declaration

The provincial government and the Quebec government have signed a declaration to emphasize their commitment to the French language and their desire to continue advancing French in Canada. The declaration recognizes the key role played by Acadians, Quebecois and francophone communities across the country in founding and building Canada. From left: Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also minister ...

French flag raised

Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault, who is also minister responsible for Intergovernmental Affairs, raised the flag of France at the legislative assembly today in celebration of Bastille Day.

Pilot program to facilitate entry of 2,000 principal immigrants into Atlantic Canada in 2017

The four Atlantic premiers and members of the federal cabinet will work together on an Atlantic Growth Strategy and an immigration pilot program in order to grow the economy and support families in the region. From left: Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil; Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc; Treasury Board President Scott Brison; Immigration, Refugees and ...

American flag raised

Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman raised the United States flag at the legislative assembly today in celebration of Independence Day.

Canada Day flag raising

Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman raised the Canadian flag at the legislative assembly on Friday July 1 in celebration of Canada Day.