Office of the Premier News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news.html Office of the Premier News Releases Premier outlines economic initiatives to Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0079.html Premier Brian Gallant outlined economic initiatives designed to create an economy that works for young New Brunswickers during a presentation to the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce today. 2018012212:31:00 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0062.html 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. 2018011712:12:00 Investment in Perth-Andover marina http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0049.html The provincial government is investing $30,000 in a new marina in Perth-Andover. 2018011513:51:00 Upgrades planned for Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0047.html The provincial government is investing $1.5 million to begin upgrades at the Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany school in Edmundston as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. 2018011510:11:00 Free daycare for low-income families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0035.html The provincial government has announced that families with an annual gross income under $37,500 will have access to free child care. 2018011114:02:00 REVISED / Investment in bridge infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0030.html The government is investing $670 million in bridge restoration and construction around the province over the next five years. 2018011011:40:00 Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0025.html 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. 2018010912:39:00 Commitment to invest in turbine infrastructure project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0020.html The provincial government is committed to investing $500,000 in a $1.1-million turbine infrastructure project. 2018010812:43:00 Investment in scenic drives http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0018.html The provincial government is investing $2 million in signage infrastructure and product development to encourage tourists to explore New Brunswick’s five scenic drives. 2018010811:31:00 Investment in trail planning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.01.0006.html 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. 2018010314:57:00 Premier provides year-end progress report on the priorities of New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1648.html Premier Brian Gallant today highlighted the progress the provincial government has made on the priorities of New Brunswickers. 2017122710:56:00 Premier's holiday message http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1643.html Premier Brian Gallant today issued the following holiday message: 2017122213:01:00 Investment in newcomer youth program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1615.html The YMCA of Greater Saint John, in partnership with the provincial government, today introduced the Newcomer Youth On-Ramp Program designed to help young immigrants better transition into the community. 2017121814:33:00 Economic development agreement with Fundy Regional Service Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1614.html The Fundy Regional Service Commission has joined other commissions in signing a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government aimed at encouraging collaboration to help grow local and regional economies. 2017121812:46:00 Premier met with prime minister to discuss New Brunswick economy and pilot project on healthy seniors http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1600.html Premier Brian Gallant met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa to discuss the New Brunswick economy and senior care in the province. 2017121409:50:00 Locations chosen for rollout of early learning centres http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1586.html The provincial government announced today that the first designated anglophone and francophone New Brunswick Early Learning Centres will be located in Saint John and the Greater Edmundston area, in March 2018. 2017121210:39:00 Premiers discuss shared opportunities at meeting of Council of Atlantic Premiers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1584.html Premier Brian Gallant met with colleague premiers at the Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting in Halifax today. 2017121115:02:00 Construction completed at Dalhousie nursing home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1575.html Construction has been completed at the new Dalhousie nursing home. The 90-bed facility was constructed at a cost of $23 million. 2017120911:34:00 New snow groomer unveiled at Sugarloaf Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1572.html The official unveiling of a new snow groomer took place today at Sugarloaf Provincial Park. 2017120909:12:00 Opportunities for greater harmonization to be discussed by premiers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1570.html Premier Brian Gallant will meet with his regional counterparts in Halifax next week to discuss red tape reduction and the Atlantic Growth Strategy. 2017120816:20:00 Investment in Blackville School soccer field http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1565.html The provincial government is investing $15,000 in soccer field improvements at Blackville School. 2017120813:31:00 Investment in innovation and research http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1559.html The provincial government is investing $10 million over five years in the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. 2017120611:27:00 International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.12.1549.html The Premier’s Council on Disabilities held its annual event today in recognition of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 2017120113:53:00 Improved access to physicians in Greater Moncton region and province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1500.html A total of 93 new physicians have been hired in the Moncton region since September 2014. 2017112315:15:00 Changes announced to senior government leadership http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1493.html Premier Brian Gallant announced changes to the senior ranks of the provincial civil service today. 2017112217:52:00 New Tourism Growth Strategy focuses upon innovation and partnerships http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1492.html Increasing visitor spending to $2 billion by 2025 is a key objective of the New BrunswickTourism Growth Strategy: New Tourism Economy. Premier Brian Gallant launched the first new comprehensive tourism strategy since the 1990s today in Saint John. 2017112214:57:00 Economic growth agreement with Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1488.html 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. 2017112210:06:00 Official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1483.html The official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School was held today in Saint John. 2017112113:21:00 Third New Brunswick company signed to supply cannabis for recreational market http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1476.html A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Zenabis to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. 2017112011:54:00 Investment in pediatric and obstetrical services at Edmundston Regional Hospital http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1472.html The provincial government is investing about $2 million to create a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. 2017111913:51:00 Government aims to prohibit special pensions and payments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1459.html The provincial government introduced amendments to the Financial Administration Act today that would prohibit any special pensions or payments to staff during transitions in government leadership. 2017111611:14:00 Club Auto to create up to 150 jobs in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1453.html 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. 2017111409:55:00 Remembrance Day message http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1447.html The following is a message from Premier Brian Gallant on the occasion of Remembrance Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. 2017111010:06:00 Government to provide eye exams, corrective glasses for four-year-olds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1440.html The provincial government will expand its Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision program to provide free eye exams and corrective glasses for all four-year-olds who are not covered by a public or private health insurance program. 2017110813:21:00 New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1439.html Ten new members were invested into the Order of New Brunswick today by the chancellor of the order, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. 2017110811:32:00 Governor General’s first official visit to New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.11.1434.html The first official provincial visit by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will be to New Brunswick. 2017110712:23:00 Funding committed for new provincial museum http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1396.html The government announced today that it is committing $50 million toward construction of a new provincial museum in uptown Saint John. 2017103013:53:00 Throne speech theme is an agenda that works for New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1370.html The speech from the throne delivers an agenda that works for New Brunswickers by putting communities, fairness for workers, and families first, said Premier Brian Gallant. 2017102412:58:00 Premier highlights plans for upcoming session of the legislature http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1364.html Premier Brian Gallant said the fourth session of the legislative assembly will build on the positive momentum of the past three years of a government that is listening to the concerns of New Brunswickers and getting things done to grow the economy, strengthen education and improve health care. 2017102310:14:00 Collaborative agreement to reduce MRI wait times in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1310.html Horizon Health Network and Vitalité Health Network have entered into an agreement that will improve access to MRI services in the Greater Moncton region. 2017101110:49:00 Bell Canada to create up to 150 jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1296.html 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. 2017100609:56:00 Provincial government update on pay equity http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1288.html The provincial government is continuing efforts to implement and maintain pay equity as part of an ongoing commitment to achieving equality for women in the province, and thereby providing a better quality of life for women, children and families. 2017100511:10:00 Premier’s statement on TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline decision http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1285.html The following statement was issued by Premier Brian Gallant regarding the decision by TransCanada to not proceed with the Energy East pipeline. 2017100508:58:00 Premier met with federal minister to discuss pilot project on healthy seniors http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1279.html Premier Brian Gallant met with several federal cabinet ministers in Ottawa this week to discuss healthy aging, cybersecurity, the Energy East pipeline project and other economic growth opportunities. 2017100313:26:00 Premier and federal minister to discuss healthy seniors pilot project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.10.1266.html Premier Brian Gallant is going to Ottawa this week to make the case that New Brunswick’s unique demographic and innovative spirit make it the ideal location for a healthy seniors pilot focused on how to combat challenges produced by an aging demographic. 2017100110:48:00 Pronto Canada Ltd. to open North American information technology headquarters in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.09.1255.html 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. 2017092812:36:00 Premier meets with Alibaba president http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.09.1248.html Premier Brian Gallant met with Michael Evans, the president of Alibaba Group, one of the world’s largest online e-commerce businesses, while in Toronto on Monday. 2017092612:37:00 Investment in mental health support in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.09.1247.html 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. 2017092612:18:00 Premier provides third-year progress report on the priorities of New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.09.1235.html Premier Brian Gallant outlined the progress the provincial government has made over the past three years on commitments made to the people of New Brunswick. 2017092208:49:00 Financial technology company to create up to 125 jobs in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2017.09.1233.html Dream Payments, a Toronto-based financial technology company, will create up to 125 new full-time positions in Moncton. 2017092109:25:00 2018012212:31:00