multimedialist_updat http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia.html null New Brunswick announces joint pilot project to help military families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-17_03.jpg.html The provincial government is partnering with the Department of National Defence on a pilot project to help military families settle into new communities when they are posted to the province. From left: Oromocto Mayor Bob Powell; Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Premier Brian Gallant; National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig; Carole Fournier, executive director of the Gagetown Military Family Resource Centre; and Brig.-Gen. Derek Macaulay, commander, 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown. 2018071700:00:00 Funding for Key Industries building renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-09_02.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant announced that the provincial government is contributing $250,000 toward renovations of a building recently purchased by Key Industries in Saint John. 2018070900:00:00 Canopy Growth to create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-05_03.jpg.html Canopy Growth Corp., one of the world’s largest cannabis producers, will create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton over the next six years. The jobs are expected to result from the corporation’s $40-million investment in a new production facility. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth Corp.; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2018070500:00:00 Provincial parks receive revitalization funding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-05_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $2.73 million towards provincial parks revitalization this year as part of the New Brunswick Tourism Growth Strategy. Participating in the announcement were deputy premier Stephen Horsman and Premier Brian Gallant (back row) and Carol Alderdice, CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick (front row). 2018070500:00:00 Next step taken regarding paid leave for individuals subject to domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-29_01.jpg.html The provincial government has taken the next step to provide workplace leave provisions for individuals who experience domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Cathy Holtmann, director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre; Lana Payne, Unifor Atlantic regional director; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2018062900:00:00 New Lamèque-Shippagan bridge to be built http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-22_02.jpg.html The provincial government has announced that a new bridge will be built to replace the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel; Lamèque Mayor Jules Haché; Premier Brian Gallant; Shippagan Mayor Anita Savoie Robichaud; Marie-Lou Noël, president of the Shippagan Chamber of Commerce; and Sébastien Haché, chair of the Lamèque-Shippagan Bridge Committee. 2018062200:00:00 Horizon Management Ltd. congratulated on development plans http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-15_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution Horizon Management Ltd. continues to make to the local economy as the company outlined details of a future 72-hectare (180-acre) development in Saint John. From left: Gallant and Troy Northrup, company developer. 2018061500:00:00 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-11_02.jpg.html Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel. From left: Claude Paulin, president of the parent school support committee; Willy Wilondja, member of the Francophone sud school district education council; student council members Alyssa Roy, Sarah-Maude Bélanger, Aiden Bérubé and Kyra Lustig; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and school principal Tammy Akerly-Cyr. 2018061100:00:00 Perth-Andover company expanding operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-08_01.jpg.html Atlantic Potato Distributors is expanding its operation in Perth-Andover, creating up to 10 full-time jobs with support from the provincial and federal governments. From left: Nancy Handscome, past president; co-owner and CEO Mark Handscome; Premier Brian Gallant; Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey; Tobique-Mactaquac MP T.J. Harvey; and Yves Maillet, vice-president of business growth at Opportunities NB. 2018060800:00:00 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-04_04.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $3.3 million to continue the mid-life upgrade at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier in Tracadie as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Chantal Doucet, chair of the parent school support committee; Tracadie Mayor Denis Losier; Tracadie-Sheila MLA Serge Rousselle; Premier Brian Gallant; Liette Nadeau, school principal; Ghislaine Foulem, chair of the district education council; Rebecca Benoît, student representative on the district education council; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel. 2018060400:00:00 Siemens to establish cybersecurity centre in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-31_01.jpg.html Multinational technology company Siemens has chosen to establish a cybersecurity centre in Fredericton. From left: Faisal Kazi, president and CEO of Siemens Canada; Peter Fahrenholtz, German consul general; Premier Brian Gallant; Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens; and Stephen Lund, CEO of Opportunities NB. 2018053100:00:00 Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-25_04.JPG.html 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 school. 2018052500:00:00 S&P Data to create 289 jobs in Edmundston http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-25_03.jpg.html 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, chief operating officer at S&P Data; and Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also minister responsible for Opportunities NB. 2018052500:00:00 Premier’s message for Disabilities Awareness Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-058-25_01.jpg.html 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; Premier Brian Gallant; and Christyne Allain, executive director of the council. 2018052500:00:00 New chairlift coming to Sugarloaf Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-24_03.jpg.html 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 Campbellton Mayor Stephanie Anglehart-Paulin. 2018052400:00:00 New autism centre to be established in Kent County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-22_03.jpg.html 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. 2018052200:00:00 New autism centre to be established in Edmundston region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-22_02.JPG.html 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. 2018052200:00:00 Partnership seeks innovative ways to end generational poverty http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-18_02.jpg.html 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. 2018051800:00:00 Cooke Aquaculture to create up to 100 new jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-18_01.jpg.html 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 Aquaculture. 2018051800:00:00 HGS to create up to 300 jobs over four years in northern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-07_01.jpg.html 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. 2018050700:00:00 Investments of $18 million in Fredericton International Airport expansion http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-02_01.jpg.html 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 of the airport’s board of directors. 2018050200:00:00 Funding policy to support export-oriented small businesses http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-25_03.jpg.html 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 PEI, Business Development Bank of Canada; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2018042500:00:00 TD to create up to 440 jobs over seven years at new finance centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-25_02.jpg.html 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; and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson. 2018042500:00:00 Purolator to create 85 jobs in Dieppe http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-25_01.jpg.html 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. 2018042500:00:00 Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-05_02.jpg.html 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 Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; and Gérard Robichaud, member of the district education council. 2018040500:00:00 2018071700:00:00