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Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane

Renovation work valued at nearly $10.3 million is continuing at École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick in order to accommodate all of the region’s students in kindergarten to Grade 12 starting in January 2019. Premier Brian Gallant and Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage participated in the announcement at the ...

S&P Data to create 289 jobs in Edmundston

S&P Data is establishing a business services centre in Edmundston, creating up to 289 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. From left: Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund; Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard; Jean Trembler, client services manager at S&P Data; Premier Brian Gallant; David Bortz, ...

Premier’s message for Disabilities Awareness Week

The 31st annual Disability Awareness Week will be celebrated from May 27 to June 2. Back, from left: Chelsee MacLeod, Kristin Colwell and Margaret Lyons-MacFarlane, staff members at the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. Front, from left: Randy Dickinson, former executive director of the council and founder of Disability Awareness Week; ...

New chairlift coming to Sugarloaf Provincial Park

The provincial government will replace aging infrastructure at Sugarloaf Provincial Park, increasing the park’s capacity for alpine skiing and mountain biking activities. From left: Atholville Mayor Michel Soucy; Dalhousie Mayor Normand Pelletier; Greg Dion, manager, Sugarloaf Provincial Park; Premier Brian Gallant; Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; and ...

New autism centre to be established in Kent County

A new community autism centre will be established in Bouctouche that will benefit residents of the Kent County area. From left: Health Minister Benoît Bourque; Angèle Collette, executive director of the Autism Resource Centre and Autism Kent; Premier Brian Gallant; and Bouctouche Mayor Roland Fougère.

New autism centre to be established in Edmundston region

A new community autism centre will be established in Edmundston. From left: Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; Nathalie Sirois-Caron, director of Centre de ressources en autisme du Nord-Ouest; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Partnership seeks innovative ways to end generational poverty

The provincial government and Living SJ have partnered to apply innovation to the issue of generational poverty. A memorandum of understanding was signed today. From left: David Alston, co-chair of Living SJ; and Premier Brian Gallant. Back row: Donna Gates, executive director of Living SJ.

Cooke Aquaculture to create up to 100 new jobs

Cooke Aquaculture will create up to 100 new jobs in New Brunswick over the next five years with support from the provincial government. From left: Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Premier Brian Gallant; Glen Cooke, chief executive officer of Cooke Aquaculture and Mike Cooke, chief operating officer of Cooke ...

HGS to create up to 300 jobs over four years in northern New Brunswick

HGS Canada will create up to 300 home-based jobs across northern New Brunswick over the next four years with support from the provincial government. From left: Marco Colaiacovo, home-based lead for HGS Canada; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Investments of $18 million in Fredericton International Airport expansion

The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $18 million in an expansion at the Fredericton International Airport. From left: Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien; Deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Premier Brian Gallant; Johanne Gallant, president and CEO of the Fredericton International Airport; Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey and Anthony Knight, member ...

Funding policy to support export-oriented small businesses

Opportunities NB is launching a new capital investment policy designed to support the growth of small businesses throughout the province. The Capital Investment Enhancement Policy will be available this year and will target companies with export potential. From left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Rodney Carrier, vice-president for New Brunwick and ...

TD to create up to 440 jobs over seven years at new finance centre

TD is establishing a new finance operations centre in Greater Moncton, creating up to 440 new highly skilled jobs over seven years with support from the provincial government. From left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities NB; Frank McKenna, deputy chair of TD Bank; Premier Brian Gallant; ...

Purolator to create 85 jobs in Dieppe

Purolator is expanding its business services centre in Dieppe, creating up to 85 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. From left: Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Bernard LeBlanc; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Purolator vice-president Ken Johnston; Premier Brian Gallant and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson.

Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine

The provincial government is investing $2.6 million in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine to complete renovations and expand the school’s trade workshops. From left: Alain Bissonnette, principal of the Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine; Richard Gallant, vice-chair of the Francophone nord-est school district education council, Premier Brian Gallant; Seniors and ...

S&P Data to create 450 jobs in Saint John

S&P Data is establishing a business services centre in Saint John, creating about 450 jobs over the next five years, with support from the provincial government. From left: Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities NB; Brian Cato, president of S&P Data; Dan Plashkes, CEO of S&P Data; Premier Brian Gallant; Saint ...

95 jobs to be created at Acadian Peninsula vegetable processing facility

The provincial government is supporting the establishment of a $25-million vegetable processing facility in Bois-Gagnon within the parish of Saint-Isidore. Once operational, the plant is expected to create 95 full-time jobs. From left: Caraquet MLA Hédard Albert; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; John Bragg, president and CEO of ...

Provincial and federal governments sign infrastructure agreement

Premier Brian Gallant and federal Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi today signed a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $673 million over the next decade in federal funding under the Investing in Canada plan. Sitting, from left: Gallant and Sohi. Standing, from left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill ...

Bath nursing home to receive $2.6 million in renovations

River View Manor, a 40-bed nursing home in Bath, will receive an investment of $2.6 million over the next five years for renovations. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Andrew Harvey; Premier Brian Gallant; Bath Mayor Troy Stone; Mike Boyd, chair of the nursing home’s board of directors, ...

Work continuing on Route 108 in New Denmark

Significant repairs to an important trucking corridor will continue this year as part of the provincial government’s 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Victoria-La Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson; Leo Prescott, director of the New Denmark Recreation Centre; Dorothy Adam, vice-president of the New Denmark Recreation Centre; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Foyer Ste-Elizabeth to receive $2.2 million in renovations

Foyer Ste-Elizabeth, a 50-bed nursing home in the Baker-Brook district of the rural community of Haut-Madawaska, will receive an investment of $2.2 million for renovations. From left: Monique Gendron, administrator of the nursing home; Charles Albert, chair of the nursing home’s board of directors; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; Haut-Madawaska ...

New 60-bed nursing home to be built in the Chaleur region

A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in the Chaleur region. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Restigouche-Chaleur MLA Daniel Guitard; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; and Premier Brian Gallant.

St. Stephen nursing home to receive $3.5 million in renovations

Lincourt Manor, a 60-bed nursing home in St. Stephen, will receive an investment of $3.5 million for renovations, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. From left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Geraldine Aiken, chair of the manor’s board of directors; Stacy Butler, administrator of the manor; and Gallant.

Air Canada to create 227 new jobs in Saint John

Air Canada is expanding its business services centre in Saint John, creating up to 227 full-time jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. From left: Andrew Ellsworth, manager of Air Canada in Saint John; Premier Brian Gallant; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Kevin C. ...

Investment in the Atlantic Salmon and Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s museums

The provincial and federal governments are investing $207,356 towards helping the Atlantic Salmon Museum and the Central New Brunswick Woodsmen's Museum upgrade their respective facilities. From left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Delmer White, president of the Atlantic Salmon Museum; Premier Brian Gallant; Phillis Robinson, president of the Woodsmen’s Museum ...

New location announced for New Brunswick Museum

The provincial government will purchase a portion of the former Canadian Coast Guard property in Saint John as the future site of the New Brunswick Museum. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Bill Hicks, the museum’s acting CEO; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Premier Brian Gallant; and Shannon ...