Office of the Premier News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news.html Office of the Premier News Releases Acadian Peninsula region to receive 27 new memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0938.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the Acadian Peninsula will be receiving 27 new memory care beds. 2018071513:07:00 Message on the passing of Ray Frenette http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0937.html Premier Brian Gallant expressed his sympathies upon learning of the passing of former Member of the Legislative Assembly, cabinet minister and premier, Ray Frenette. 2018071414:52:00 Funding for new model of client care and construction of hospice http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0933.html The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in a new hospice demonstration client-care model and the construction of a new six-bed hospice in Miramichi. 2018071312:34:00 Atlantic premiers and federal ministers discuss Atlantic economy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0920.html Premier Brian Gallant met with his regional counterparts and federal cabinet ministers in Summerside, PEI, today to discuss the Atlantic economy, including education and skills development, trade, tourism, and a healthy workforce. 2018071017:03:00 Atlantic premiers and federal ministers to discuss Atlantic Growth Strategy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0911.html Premier Brian Gallant will meet with his regional counterparts and federal cabinet ministers in Summerside, P.E.I., this week to discuss the progress made over the past two years through the Atlantic Growth Strategy. 2018070914:28:00 Funding for construction of a family crisis resource centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0908.html The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $1.5 million toward construction of a family crisis resource centre in Shediac. It will provide services to people in southeastern New Brunswick and Kent County. 2018070911:30:00 Funding support for Bobby’s Hospice in Greater Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0905.html Premier Brian Gallant has announced an increase of five per cent in yearly operational funding for Bobby’s Hospice, a residential hospice facility in Saint John. 2018070811:06:00 Enhancements to health-care services in Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0904.html An additional shift has been added to the hemodialysis satellite unit at the Charlotte County Hospital and a second nurse practitioner will be added to the Charlotte County Wellness Centre in the coming weeks. 2018070715:26:00 Funding for Key Industries building renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0898.html The provincial government is contributing $250,000 toward renovations of a building recently purchased by Key Industries in Saint John. 2018070610:57:00 Canopy Growth to create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0889.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. 2018070511:32:00 Provincial parks receive revitalization funding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0885.html The provincial government is investing $2.73 million towards provincial parks revitalization this year as part of the New Brunswick Tourism Growth Strategy. 2018070414:39:00 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/news/news_release.2018.06.0867.html The provincial government has taken the next step to provide workplace leave provisions for individuals who experience domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence. 2018062913:13:00 Funding for mechanized forestry equipment simulator at NBCC Miramichi http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0860.html The provincial government is contributing $500,000 towards the purchase of a mechanized forestry equipment simulator at the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) campus in Miramichi. 2018062816:47:00 Federal, provincial governments move forward on $75-million seniors’ pilot project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0822.html The federal and provincial governments launched the $75-million Healthy Seniors Pilot Project today in Moncton. 2018062510:54:00 Madawaska region to receive 18 new memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0815.html The Madawaska region will be receiving 18 new memory care beds. 2018062312:52:00 2018 New Brunswick Day and regional celebration locations announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0806.html The City of Fredericton has been chosen to host the province’s official 2018 New Brunswick Day celebration on Monday, Aug. 6. An additional five communities will host regional celebrations. 2018062213:42:00 New Lamèque-Shippagan bridge to be built http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0802.html The provincial government has announced that a new bridge will be built to replace the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge. 2018062208:20:00 Partnership to explore iron production facility in Belledune http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0800.html The provincial government will partner with Maritime Iron Inc. to explore the feasibility of an iron production facility in Belledune valued at more than $1 billion, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018062113:33:00 Economic Growth Plan 2018 update shows progress in key areas: Minister http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0783.html The provincial government released a 2018 update to New Brunswick’s Economic Growth Plan, showing progress in a number of sectors, driven by a strong framework and co-ordinated efforts to support innovation, opportunity and job creation. 2018062010:26:00 Provincewide expansion of Flexible Assertive Community Treatment teams http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0779.html The provincial government is investing $6.4 million to expand the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) teams throughout New Brunswick. 2018061914:25:00 Horizon Management Ltd. congratulated on development plans http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0761.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. 2018061511:06:00 TD Insurance poised for further job growth in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0727.html TD Insurance is expanding its business in Saint John and creating up to 250 new jobs over the next seven years in partnership with the provincial government. 2018061115:20:00 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0718.html Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel. 2018061110:35:00 Restigouche region to receive 36 memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0714.html The Restigouche region will receive 36 new memory care beds. 2018060910:45:00 Perth-Andover company expanding operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0704.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. 2018060813:35:00 Saint Andrews nursing home to receive $2.2 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0696.html The Passamaquoddy Lodge in Saint Andrews will be getting $2.2 million for renovations to the 60-bed facility. 2018060716:19:00 New initiatives to end generational poverty in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0694.html The provincial government is partnering with Living SJ on three innovative new initiatives aimed at ending generational poverty. 2018060713:37:00 Investment in the Greater Moncton SPCA http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0685.html The provincial government is investing $450,000 in the construction of a new facility for the Greater Moncton SPCA. 2018060614:05:00 Minto nursing home to receive $1.95 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0680.html The W.G. Bishop Nursing Home, a 30-bed nursing home in Minto, will receive an investment of $1.95 million for renovations. 2018060514:15:00 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0676.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. 2018060412:35:00 Women’s Council budget doubled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0659.html The provincial government has doubled funding for the New Brunswick’s Women’s Council. 2018053114:30:00 Siemens to establish cybersecurity centre in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0653.html Multinational technology company Siemens has chosen to establish a cybersecurity centre in Fredericton. 2018053018:48:00 Premier provides progress report on commitments to New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0640.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the provincial government is on track to fulfill 98 per cent of its commitments to New Brunswickers, and their families, by September 2018. 2018052814:11:00 New benefit for primary informal caregivers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0636.html The provincial government is introducing a new benefit for people who provide informal care to help seniors and people living with a disability remain independent. 2018052810:47:00 Perth-Andover hospital upgrades nearing completion http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0629.html Construction of a new essential services building is nearing completion at the Hotel-Dieu of St. Joseph Hospital in Perth-Andover. The project is part of a $7.65-million investment to restore, preserve and protect critical infrastructure at the hospital. 2018052514:47:00 Premier’s message for Disabilities Awareness Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0628.html The following statement was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant, who is the minister responsible for the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. 2018052511:07:00 S&P Data to create 289 jobs in Edmundston http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0626.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. 2018052510:21:00 Saint-Léonard nursing home to get $1.4 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0622.html Foyer Notre-Dame de Saint-Léonard, a 45-bed nursing home in Saint-Léonard, will receive $1.4 million for renovations, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018052414:20:00 Renovations costing nearly $10.3 million continuing at École Marie-Gaétane http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0620.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. 2018052412:15:00 New chairlift coming to Sugarloaf Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0611.html The provincial government will replace aging infrastructure at Sugarloaf Provincial Park, increasing the park’s capacity for alpine skiing and mountain biking activities. 2018052316:16:00 $1-million investment in New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0609.html The provincial government is investing $1 million for improvements and renovations to the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan. 2018052313:25:00 Chaleur region to receive 18 memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0608.html The Chaleur region will receive 18 memory care beds. 2018052313:13:00 New memory care beds for Miramichi http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0600.html Thirty-six new memory care beds will be created in Miramichi. 2018052213:42:00 New autism centre to be established in Kent County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0599.html A new community autism centre will be established in Bouctouche that will benefit residents of the Kent County area. 2018052211:15:00 New autism centre to be established in Edmundston region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0594.html A new community autism centre will be established in Edmundston. 2018051912:57:00 Partnership seeks innovative ways to end generational poverty http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0588.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. 2018051812:47:00 Cooke Aquaculture to create up to 100 new jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0580.html Cooke Aquaculture will create up to 100 new jobs in New Brunswick over the next five years with support from the provincial government. 2018051716:13:00 Apex Industries to create 80 jobs in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0574.html Apex Industries will create up to 80 full-time jobs in Moncton over the next two years with support from the provincial and federal governments. 2018051710:31:00 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to establish National Innovation Centre in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0564.html After considering multiple jurisdictions, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) selected New Brunswick to establish its National Innovation Centre. This will help the company significantly expand its cybersecurity research capabilities. 2018051610:35:00 Upgrades planned for Oromocto High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0558.html The provincial government will invest an estimated $27 million in upgrades at Oromocto High School. 2018051511:42:00 2018071513:07:00