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Funding for Key Industries building renovations

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.

Investment in Fort La Tour upgrades

The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $875,000 to help upgrade Fort La Tour and enhance the visitor experience at the national historic site. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also the minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Beth Hatt, chair of the Fort La Tour Development ...

Splash pad in Blackville

The provincial government is investing $35,000 towards the installation of a splash pad in Blackville. From left: Blackville Mayor Christopher Hennessy; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation.

Aéroport de la Péninsule to upgrade airstrip and lighting with $1.2-million investment

An investment of $1.2 million will go toward improvements at the Aéroport de la Péninsule. From left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel.

Miramichi sport and tourism infrastructure funded

The provincial government is investing $425,000 into four sports and tourism-related infrastructure projects in Miramichi. From left: Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc; Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser.

Perth-Andover company expanding operations

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.

Investment in Moncton sports infrastructure

The provincial government is investing $750,000 in the construction of a new turf field next to Moncton High School. Design and engineering work will begin this year, with the field to be completed in 2019.

New chairlift coming to Sugarloaf Provincial Park

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.

Partnership seeks innovative ways to end generational poverty

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.

Discovery Drill to create 15 jobs in Beresford

Discovery Drill will create 15 jobs in Beresford by the end of 2019 with support from the provincial and federal governments. From left: of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Darlene Labonville, vice-president operations, Discovery Drill; Marc Landry, vice-president of information technology and logistics, Major Drilling; Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier; and John Labonville, president, Discovery Drill.

Investments of $18 million in Fredericton International Airport expansion

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.

Infrastructure projects in Fredericton Junction

The provincial and federal governments today announced more than $1.6 million in joint funding for two new infrastructure projects in Fredericton Junction. From left: Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; Coun. Lonnie Daley; Deputy Mayor James Webb; and New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig.

Saint John Transit receives 12 new accessible buses

Saint John Transit received 12 new buses thanks, in part, to federal and provincial funding. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames and Ian MacKinnon, CEO of the Saint John Transit and ...

95 jobs to be created at Acadian Peninsula vegetable processing facility

The provincial government is supporting the establishment of a $25-million vegetable processing facility in Bois-Gagnon within the parish of Saint-Isidore. Once operational, the plant is expected to create 95 full-time jobs. From left: Caraquet MLA Hédard Albert; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; John Bragg, president and CEO of Oxford Frozen Foods, Premier Brian Gallant; Justice and Public Safety ...

Provincial and federal governments sign infrastructure agreement

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. Sitting, from left: Gallant and Sohi. Standing, from left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and deputy premier Stephen Horsman.

Investment in the Atlantic Salmon and Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s museums

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. From left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Delmer White, president of the Atlantic Salmon Museum; Premier Brian Gallant; Phillis Robinson, president of the Woodsmen’s Museum and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also ...

Sod-turning held for new field house in Saint John

Construction has begun on the new $26.5-million Greater Saint John Field House. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long; Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; Bill MacMackin, president of the Greater Saint John Field House; Frank McCarey, chair of the Saint John Exhibition Association board of directors; and Saint John Mayor Don Darling.

‘New deal’ proposed for Saint John

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. Back row, from left: Coun. Blake Armstrong; Deputy Mayor Shirley McAlary; Mayor Don Darling; Premier Brian Gallant; Coun. Gerry Lowe; and Coun. John MacKenzie. Front row, from left: Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; ...

Park infrastructure improvements in Rothesay

The provincial government invested $150,000 in a park infrastructure improvement project in Rothesay to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Peter Lewis, town councillor; Matt Alexander, deputy mayor; Miriam Wells, town councillor; Nancy Grant, mayor; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty and Don Shea, town councillor.

Investment in Arbec Forest Products

Opportunities NB and the provincial government are investing up to $1 million to support a $10-million upgrade of Arbec Forest Products production facilities in Miramichi. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Miramichi Deputy Mayor Brian King; Pierre Gingras, executive vice-president of Arbec Forest Products; and Les Flett, Miramichi ...

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.

Investments in New Maryland and Oromocto First Nation infrastructure projects

Combined investments of more than $1.1 million are being made by the provincial and federal governments in infrastructure projects in New Maryland and the Oromocto First Nation. From left: New Maryland Deputy Mayor Alex Scholten; New Maryland Mayor Judy Wilson-Shee; Oromocto First Nation Chief Shelley Sabattis; Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Coun. Gisèle McCaie-Burke, Village of New Maryland; and deputy premier ...

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.

Street lights funded in Shediac

An investment of $150,000 is being made towards a downtown improvement project in Shediac in commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBanc; and Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau.

Infrastructure improvements in Beaubassin East

The provincial government is investing $105,000 in an infrastructure improvement project in the rural community of Beaubassin East to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; and Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay.