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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.

Official closing of the third international youth and green jobs forum

The third Forum international jeunesse et emplois verts (international youth and green jobs forum) officially ended during a ceremony held at the Université de Moncton. The forum was held from June 20 to June 24 with the theme of “Emplois verts : Un avenir pour les jeunes francophones” (green jobs: a future for young francophones).

Third international youth and green jobs forum officially opens

The official opening ceremony of the third Forum international jeunesse et emplois verts (international youth and green jobs forum) was held today. In photo: Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also minister responsible for La Francophonie; Jacques Lauer, representing the secretary general of La Francophonie; and forum participants.

New Brunswick to host the third international forum on youth and green jobs

The provincial government, in co-operation with the International Organization of La Francophonie, today announced that New Brunswick will host the third Forum international jeunesse et emplois verts (international forum on youth and green jobs), being held June 20-24 in the Greater Moncton area. From left: Liane Roy, president and CEO of the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick; Economic Development Minister Francine ...

First ministers’ meeting focused on climate change

Premier Brian Gallant is pleased with the outcomes of the first ministers’ meetings in Vancouver. He discussed the importance of the Energy East pipeline with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley during a bilateral meeting.

Atlantic premiers and federal ministers meet on Atlantic Canada’s economy

The Atlantic premiers and the region’s representatives in the federal cabinet met today to strengthen federal-provincial co-operation and identify opportunities to further advance the interests of the region. From left: federal Treasury Board President Scott Brison; Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil; federal Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc; Premier Brian Gallant; federal Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, who ...

Returning soldiers welcomed

Officials greeted military personnel early this morning as they arrived home after working for several months in Beirut, Lebanon and Amman, Jordan, to help process Syrian refugees coming to Canada. Welcoming them from left: federal Minister of National Defence Harjit Singh Sajjan; Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Stephen Horsman; and Brigadier General Carl Turenne, Commander of 5th Canadian Division.

Premier meets with Chinese ambassador

Premier Brian Gallant (right) met with the Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Luo Zhaohui. This is the ambassador’s first official visit to New Brunswick.