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Middle class to receive more financial support for child care

The provincial government announced today that families with children aged five and under attending a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre will not pay more than 20 per cent of their income for child care. From left: Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick president and CEO Liane Roy; ...

Investment in Perth-Andover marina

The provincial government is investing $30,000 in a new marina in Perth-Andover. From left: Premier Brian Gallant; Perth-Andover Mayor Marianne Bell; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Andrew Harvey.

Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released

The provincial government has released its Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, Everyone at their best… from the start: Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, which details how the government will make investments to transform the system. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Scott Duguay, president of the ...

Commitment to invest in turbine infrastructure project

The provincial government is committed to investing $500,000 in a $1.1-million turbine infrastructure project. From left: Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault; Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; Dalhousie Mayor Normand Pelletier; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Investment in trail planning

The provincial government is investing $1 million in planning for a project that would connect the Trans Canada Trail with the East Coast Greenway in the United States. From left, Darren Turner, of the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission; Poul Jorgensen, executive director of NB Trail; Premier Brian Gallant; and ...

Premier met with prime minister to discuss New Brunswick economy and pilot project on healthy seniors

Premier Brian Gallant met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa to discuss the New Brunswick economy and senior care in the province.

Improved access to physicians in Greater Moncton region and province

A total of 93 new physicians have been hired in the Moncton region since September 2014. From left: Health Minister Benoît Bourque; Dr. Yasser Hayat; Premier Brian Gallant; Dr. Caroline Sheitoyan Pesant; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers.

New tourism growth strategy focuses upon innovation and partnerships

Increasing visitor spending to $2 billion by 2025 is a key objective of the New Brunswick tourism growth strategy. Premier Brian Gallant launched the first new comprehensive tourism strategy since the 1990s today in Saint John. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; ...

Economic growth agreement with Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission

The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission is the latest commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government to encourage collaboration to help grow local and regional economies. From left: commission chair Joyce Wright; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School

The official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School was held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Saint John. Photo shows students from the school and, from left, Education and Early Childhood Minister Brian Kenny; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Gerry Mabey, member of the Anglophone South District Education Council; Premier ...

Third New Brunswick company signed to supply cannabis for recreational market

A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Zenabis to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. The move is related to preparations for the federal government’s legalization of cannabis for recreational use, expected in July 2018. From left: Listuguj Chief Darcy Gray; Labour, Employment and Population ...

Investment in pediatric and obstetrical services at Edmundston Regional Hospital

The provincial government is investing about $2 million to create a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. From left: Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; Gisèle Beaulieu, vice-president of performance, quality and corporate services for Vitalité Health Network; Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard and Premier Brian Gallant.

Club Auto to create up to 150 jobs in Moncton

Club Auto, a customer experience management company within the automotive sector, has opened a business services centre in Moncton and will create up to 150 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. From left: Premier Brian Gallant; Club Auto CEO Sean Grasby; Finance Minister Cathy ...

Governor General’s first official visit to New Brunswick

The first official provincial visit by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette was to New Brunswick today. Payette’s welcome to the legislative assembly included an inspection of a 100-person honour guard of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment (5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown), and a 21-gun salute fired by ...

Premier closes throne speech debate

Premier Brian Gallant closed the throne speech debate at the legislative assembly today.

November is Family Violence Prevention Month

Premier Brian Gallant, who is also the minister responsible for women’s equality, signed a declaration designating November as Family Violence Prevention Month in New Brunswick. From left: Rebecca Francis, executive director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation; Gallant; and Tim McCluskey, president of the foundation.

Funding committed for new provincial museum

The government is committing $50 million toward construction of a new provincial museum in uptown Saint John. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Shannon Merrifield, chair of the museum’s board of directors; Premier Brian Gallant; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long.

Collaborative agreement to reduce MRI wait times in Moncton

Horizon Health Network and Vitalité Health Network have entered into an agreement that will improve access to MRI services in the Greater Moncton region. From left: Gary Foley, vice-president of professional services, Horizon Health Network; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; Johanne Roy, vice-president of clinical services, Vitalité Health Network; Premier ...

Visit by ambassador of Nepal

Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met today with Nepal’s ambassador to Canada, Kali Prasad Pokhrel.

Bell Canada to create up to 150 jobs in Fredericton

Bell Canada, with support from the provincial government, is establishing a National Service Centre in Fredericton that will create up to 150 full-time jobs over the next five years. From left: Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Glen LeBlanc, Bell’s chief financial officer and vice-chair of Bell ...

Pronto Canada Ltd. to open North American information technology headquarters in Saint John

Pronto Canada Ltd., a home repair company, is establishing its information technology headquarters for North American operations in Saint John and creating 20 jobs with support from the provincial government. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Elad Shalom, chief technology officer, Pronto; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; and ...

Investment in mental health support in schools

The Integrated Service Delivery model for providing mental health, addiction, intervention and social services to children and youth has been expanded to all public schools in the province. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement on Tuesday during an event at Riverview Middle School. From left: André Gionet, manager, child and ...

Premier meets with Alibaba president

Premier Brian Gallant (left) met with Michael Evans, the president of Alibaba Group, one of the world’s largest online e-commerce businesses, while in Toronto on Monday.

Financial technology company to create up to 125 jobs in Moncton

Dream Payments, a Toronto-based financial technology company, will create up to 125 new full-time positions in Moncton. From left: Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund; Dream Payments chief marketing officer Christian Ali; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Dream Payments CEO Brent Ho-Young; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Improved access to physicians in Saint John region

A total of 52 new physicians have been hired in the Saint John region since September 2014. From left: Robert Mackinnon, vice-president, University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus; Dr. Julius Poon, thoracic surgeon; Dr. Margot Burnell, chief of staff for the Saint John area, Horizon Health Network; Saint John ...