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Renovations at NBCC Miramichi campus

The provincial government will award a tender in the weeks ahead for brick and stone repointing at the St. Michael’s Building on the Miramichi campus of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC). The project is one of several infrastructure improvements planned for the campus; others include a roof replacement, emergency lighting upgrades, and modernizing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. ...

Workers’ compensation task force members announced

The provincial government today announced the members of its new workers’ compensation task force. From left: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault and Dennis Browne, independent chair of the task force.

New Brunswick students to participate in national competition

Thirty-seven students from across New Brunswick will compete in 28 categories at the 2017 Skills Canada National Competition, May 31 to June 3, in Winnipeg. Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met with the participants at the Fredericton International Airport.

Task force, auditor general to examine workers’ compensation

The provincial government announced today it will establish a task force to examine workers’ compensation in New Brunswick and has asked the auditor general to conduct a value-for-money audit of WorkSafeNB. Photo shows Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault.

New Brunswick Literacy Day

Finance Minister Cathy Rogers, who is also the minister responsible for literacy, attended a luncheon in honour of New Brunswick Literacy Day, Wednesday, April 19, during which Council of the Federation Literacy Awards were presented. The premiers and territorial leaders created the awards in 2004 to recognize the importance of literacy as an essential building block to a vibrant society ...

Funding to support immigrants in Moncton region

The provincial government will provide $500,000 to Atlantic Human Services to support newcomers in the Moncton region. From left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Joffre Thériault, CEO of Atlantic Human Services and Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc.

Funding to support immigrants in Fredericton region

The provincial government will invest $260,000 in the Fredericton YMCA to support newcomers in the Fredericton region. From left: Julie Little, employment counsellor for YMCA newcomers program; Jason Dickson, CEO of YMCA of Fredericton; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Lisa LePage, president of YMCA of Fredericton board of directors; and Sean Daley, YMCA director of global and ...

Funding to support immigrants in Saint John region

The provincial government will invest $500,000 in Atlantic Human Services to support newcomers in the Saint John region. From left: Rahma Kouraich, employee of Atlantic Human Services; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Joffre Thériault, president and CEO of Atlantic Human Services; Abdellatif Baoud and Daniele Henry, employees of Atlantic Human Services; and Mike Quinn, manager of employment ...

Atlantic immigration pilot project underway

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project is underway in New Brunswick. From left: Charlottetown MP Sean Casey; Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier; federal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Jodi Martell of Day and Ross.

Chair of Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board

Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault today introduced Debra Romero at the legislative assembly. Romero was recently named chair of the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board, the first woman to hold this position.

Investment in Edmundston jobs

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is investing $1,298,431 through the Youth Employment Fund, One Job Pledge and Workforce Expansion programs to support jobs in the Edmundston region. From left: Elaine Albert, general manager of Centre plein air Mont Farlagne; Daniel Gaudreau, manager of pperations, Centre plein air Mont Farlagne ; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is ...

Comprehensive literacy strategy launched

Premier Brian Gallant unveiled Unleashing the power of literacy: New Brunswick’s Comprehensive Literacy Strategy at the Edith Cavell School in Moncton today.

Tuition relief for the middle class announced

Premier Brian Gallant announced a new post-secondary education grant program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC) today.

SEED applications now open

The provincial government announced today that summer job applications for the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program will be open from Feb. 3 to March 31. From left: Olivier Hébert (St. Thomas University), Eli Matheson (St. Thomas University), Danika Lefebvre (University of New Brunswick) and Alexander Jordan (University of New Brunswick) with Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman and Post-Secondary ...

New business services centre to open in Edmundston

Sears Canada is opening a business services centre in Edmundston this spring, creating 180 new jobs. From left: Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities NB; Leigh Lampert, vice-president, strategic objectives, Sears Canada; Premier Brian Gallant; Economic Development Francine Landry, who is also minister responsible for Opportunities NB; and Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard.

Minimum wage to increase in April

The provincial government reiterated its commitment today to increase the minimum wage from $10.65 per hour to $11 per hour. The increase, announced at Frank’s Finer Diner in Fredericton, will take effect on April 1. From left: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; diner employee Karen Tims; Premier Brian Gallant; diner employee Marcia Sharpe; Deputy Premier Stephen Horsman; ...

Investment in jobs in the Miramichi region

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is investing $446,000 through the Youth Employment Fund, One Job Pledge and Workforce Expansion programs to support jobs in the Miramichi region. From left: Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Jim Gertridge, general manager of the Rodd Miramichi River hotel; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Investments made in CCNB campus

The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $2.158 million to improve research infrastructure and industrial services at the Grand Falls Centre of Excellence in Agricultural and Biotechnological Sciences at the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) site in Grand Falls. From left: Victoria-La Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Liane Roy, president and ...

Investment in Promise Partnership

The provincial government has invested more than $216,000 in the Promise Partnership over the last two academic years at the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Saint John campus through the Access and Success program. From left: UNB Saint John vice-president Robert MacKinnon; former Promise Partnership ‎participant Kyle Rogers; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; and Service New Brunswick ...

Funding announced for InspireNB

The provincial government is providing $345,000 to Venn Innovation for the provincewide implementation of InspireNB, a career exploration and planning resource for young people designed to raise awareness of available employment opportunities. From left: Treasury Board President Roger Melanson; Bernice MacNaughton High School student John Quimby; InspireNB program manager Jessica Kennedy and Venn Innovation president and CEO Doug Robertson.

Investments made in multi-research greenhouse at UNB Saint John

The provincial and federal governments, together with the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Saint John campus, are investing $1 million to build a multi-research greenhouse at the university. Back, from left: Andrew Flewelling, UNB Saint John PhD student; and Don Darling, mayor of Saint John. Front, from left: Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; UNB Saint John vice-president Robert MacKinnon; ...

Take Our Kids to Work Day

Grade 9 students across New Brunswick are participating today in Take Our Kids to Work Day, which is part of Career Week, Oct. 31 to Nov. 4. From left: students Zachary Stewart and Marie-Pier Mazerolle; Education and Early Childhood Minister Brian Kenny; students Hilary Sinclair and Josh Humphrey.

New programs announced for CCNB Campbellton

The provincial government is investing more than $424,000 to help the Campbellton campus of the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick deliver two new programs focused on senior care. Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault made the announcement today.

Paramedic training course to be offered at CCNB

A paramedic training course managed from the Campbellton campus of the Collège comunautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) will be offered to any one of the five CCNB campuses at a time, depending on where it is most needed. The 15-seat program, which begins in September 2017, will take up to two years to complete. From left: Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage; ...

Tourism group receives funding for pilot project

The provincial government is investing $222,000 in the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick to develop a training program for the tourism industry. From left: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and Ron Drisdelle, the association’s executive director.