Office of the Premier News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news.html Office of the Premier News Releases Purolator to create 85 jobs in Dieppe http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0436.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. 2018042409:08:00 Premier travelling to Washington for meetings http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0435.html Premier Brian Gallant is travelling to Washington this week to attend a number of meetings concerning the economy, trade and other issues of importance to New Brunswick. 2018042407:51:00 TD to create up to 440 jobs over seven years at new finance centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0416.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. 2018041909:52:00 New Brunswick Literacy Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0412.html The following message was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant on the occasion of New Brunswick Literacy Day, Wednesday, April 18: 2018041813:54:00 Funding policy to support export-oriented small businesses http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0408.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. 2018041711:29:00 REVISED / Twenty five new specialists to be added to health-care system to reduce wait times http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0399.html Twenty-five new specialists will be added to the provincial health-care system. Recruitment will begin immediately with a goal of filling all positions this fiscal year. 2018041310:46:00 Construction underway on Fundy Trail connection http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0392.html The federal and provincial governments announced today that construction is underway on the Fundy Trail Connector infrastructure project, with the first section on schedule to open in 2019. 2018041213:05:00 Modernization and safety improvements at Saint John Airport http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0389.html The provincial and federal governments are investing about $14 million to modernize the Saint John Airport. 2018041116:45:00 Coles Island bridges to be replaced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0386.html The provincial and federal governments are investing nearly $45 million over the next four years to replace two aging bridges on an important trade corridor in the central part of the province. 2018041114:17:00 Investments to support co-location, infrastructure in St. George http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0371.html Improvements and renovations valued at more than $470,000 will be made to Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries offices in St. George this year. 2018040912:56:00 Innovation Week set for April 29 to May 5 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0368.html The fourth annual Innovation Week will take place in the province from April 29 to May 5 this year. 2018040813:06:00 Further investment in Chaleur Regional Hospital addition http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0359.html The provincial government is investing $23.1 million from the 2018-19 capital budget to continue construction of a five-storey addition at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. 2018040514:50:00 Renovations and expansion of the workshops in Centre scolaire communautaire La fontaine http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0357.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. 2018040512:04:00 Route 11 twinning project aims to improve safety and support economic growth http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0348.html The provincial and federal governments are investing over $180 million to twin two sections of Route 11. 2018040412:35:00 Child care operators embracing Early Learning Centre concept in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0335.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the vast majority of eligible child care facilities in Saint John have become designated Early Learning Centres, which will help parents in the region access more affordable and high-quality child care services for their children. 2018032913:56:00 McAdam nursing home to receive $1.6 million in renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0328.html Over the next five years, Wauklehegan Manor, a 36-bed nursing home in McAdam, will receive an investment of $1.6 million for renovations. 2018032815:46:00 S&P Data to create 450 jobs in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0326.html 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. 2018032813:01:00 95 jobs to be created at Acadian Peninsula vegetable processing facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0304.html The provincial government is supporting the establishment of a $25-million vegetable processing facility in Bois-Gagnon within the parish of Saint-Isidore. 2018032313:27:00 Provincial and federal governments sign infrastructure agreement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0279.html 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. 2018031512:48:00 New Brunswick companies highlight their products at Boston seafood show http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0272.html A New Brunswick business delegation has wrapped up its visit to Seafood Expo North America 2018 where companies from the province’s fish and seafood industry met with buyers from around the world. 2018031311:38:00 Premier and Massachusetts governor discuss trade, clean energy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0264.html Premier Brian Gallant and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker met in Boston today to discuss issues of common interest, such as job creation and trade. 2018031212:54:00 Premier leads New Brunswick delegation to Boston seafood show http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0257.html Premier Brian Gallant and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet will lead a business delegation to North America’s largest seafood show. 2018030914:57:00 Premier statement on International Women’s Day and New Brunswick’s gender wage gap decrease http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0252.html The following statement was released by Premier Brian Gallant, who is also the minister responsible for women's equality, on International Women’s Day: 2018030809:37:00 Bath nursing home to receive $2.6 million in renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0249.html 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. 2018030715:33:00 Work continuing on Route 108 in New Denmark http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0248.html Significant repairs to an important trucking corridor will continue this year as part of the provincial government’s 2018-19 capital budget. 2018030712:27:00 Foyer Ste-Elizabeth to receive $2.2 million in renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0247.html 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. 2018030710:40:00 New 60-bed nursing home to be built in the Chaleur region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.03.0239.html A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in the Chaleur region, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018030611:58:00 St. Stephen nursing home to receive $3.5 million in renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0214.html 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. 2018022710:55:00 Air Canada to create 227 new jobs in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0208.html 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. 2018022613:31:00 Investments in Caraquet manufacturing facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0198.html The provincial and federal governments are supporting the purchase of new equipment by a Caraquet manufacturing facility. Premier Tech Chronos, which designs and manufactures packaging for a variety of industries, purchased equipment aimed at increasing productivity, improving efficiency and creating new jobs. 2018022314:16:00 Investment in the Atlantic Salmon and Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s museums http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0195.html 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. 2018022311:29:00 New location announced for New Brunswick Museum http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0191.html 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. 2018022211:15:00 Planning to begin for new school in Moncton’s west end http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0188.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built in Moncton’s west end. 2018022109:54:00 Atlantic premiers and federal ministers meet in Moncton to discuss Atlantic economy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0185.html Premier Brian Gallant met with his regional counterparts and federal cabinet ministers in Riverview on Tuesday to discuss the Atlantic Growth Strategy. 2018022108:11:00 Premier discusses New Brunswick’s economy and senior care during meetings in Ottawa http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0179.html Premier Brian Gallant met with several federal cabinet ministers in Ottawa today to discuss senior care, cybersecurity and energy. 2018021614:53:00 Premier travels to Ottawa for meetings on the New Brunswick economy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0170.html Premier Brian Gallant will travel to Ottawa for meetings with a number of federal cabinet ministers this week. 2018021413:34:00 Appcast to create up to 70 jobs in Fredericton over next four years http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0169.html Appcast will create up to 70 full-time jobs in Fredericton over the next four years with support from the provincial government. 2018021413:09:00 Investment of $395,000 in NBCC Saint Andrews campus http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0165.html The provincial government is investing $395,000 in infrastructure improvements at the Saint Andrews campus of the New Brunswick Community College. 2018021312:57:00 Investment of $2.4 million in NBCC infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0163.html The provincial government is investing $2.4 million in the New Brunswick Community College’s infrastructure as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. 2018021312:32:00 Planning underway for new interchange on Route 1 in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0160.html The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in 2018-19 to begin planning for a new Route 1 interchange in Saint John and four-way traffic signals at two busy Saint John intersections which will improve safety and traffic flow and will allow for increased economic development. 2018021310:15:00 Acadian Peninsula component of nursing home plan revealed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0158.html A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in the Acadian Peninsula, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018021216:51:00 Nominations open for the Order of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0152.html The government is encouraging New Brunswick residents to recognize individuals who have inspired others and demonstrated excellence by nominating them for the Order of New Brunswick. 2018021212:50:00 Investment of $3 million to increase surgical capacity, reduce wait times http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0151.html The provincial government is investing $3 million to help reduce the number of people waiting for orthopedic surgery in the Greater Moncton area. 2018021212:19:00 New nursing home for southern Kent County announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0148.html A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in southern Kent County, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018021011:44:00 REVISED / ‘New deal’ proposed for Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0144.html The provincial government and City of Saint John have agreed to undertake a series of short-, medium- and long-term measures to help grow the city’s economy. 2018020914:38:00 Twenty-five new doctors to be added to New Brunswick’s health-care system to reduce wait times http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0140.html A total of 25 new family physicians will be added to the provincial health-care system to ensure more New Brunswick residents have access to a primary care physician and to support reduced wait times. 2018020912:04:00 Minimum wage to increase on April 1 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0135.html The minimum wage in New Brunswick will increase to $11.25 per hour on April 1. 2018020811:01:00 Premier and Maine governor discuss trade during meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0133.html Premier Brian Gallant and Maine Governor Paul LePage met with United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Jr. today in Washington. 2018020713:51:00 Premier unveils multi-year plan to reduce wait times in health care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0127.html Premier Brian Gallant outlined over $25 million in new targeted investments to fund a multi-year plan to reduce wait times in New Brunswick’s health-care system. 2018020611:39:00 New memory care beds for Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.02.0125.html Eighteen memory care beds for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia will be created in Charlotte County in the next year. 2018020515:27:00 2018042409:08:00