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Provincial government investing in design of multifunctional centre

Provincial government investing in design of multifunctional centre

The provincial government is investing $500,000 for design work and potential site preparation toward the development of a new multifunctional centre in Saint-Antoine. From left: Natural Resources Minister Paul Robichaud, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Saint-Antoine Mayor Roseline Maillet; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claude Williams; and Elmo Caissie, president, Caisse populaire du Sud-Est.

Provincial and federal governments contribute to Saint John Safe Clean Drinking Water Project

Provincial and federal governments contribute to Saint John Safe Clean Drinking Water Project

The provincial and federal governments are making a combined investment of $114.6 million to the City of Saint John Safe Clean Drinking Water project. From left: Premier David Alward; Saint John MP Rodney Weston and Saint John Mayor Mel Norton.

Launch of provincial initiative to develop an entrepreneurial spirit in francophone schools

Launch of provincial initiative to develop an entrepreneurial spirit in francophone schools

An initiative that will support the start-up of entrepreneurial education projects for kindergarten to Grade 12 students at 93 francophone schools in the province was unveiled at École L'Odyssée in Moncton. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Marie-Claude Blais; Isabelle Cormier and Chloé Caissie, both Grade 5 students at École Camille-Vautour in Saint-Antoine; and Premier David Alward.

Province funds the InterAction School of Performing Arts in Saint John

Province funds the InterAction School of Performing Arts in Saint John

The provincial government is investing $50,000 in the InterAction School of Performing Arts in Saint John. From left: Jeff Sheehan, president, board of directors, InterAction; Michael Wilcott, a staff member at InterAction; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder; Kate Wilcott, creative director, InterAction; and Saint john Harbour MLA Carl Killen.

New community infrastructure officially opens in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska

New community infrastructure officially opens in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska

Residents and community members joined provincial representatives to celebrate the official opening of a new sports dome in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska. The structure will increase the availability of social and physical activities, including skating and hockey in the winter; and tennis, soccer and basketball in the summer. A walking track will be available throughout the year. From left: Premier David ...

Grant-Harvey Centre in Fredericton officially opens

Grant-Harvey Centre in Fredericton officially opens

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to open officially the Grant-Harvey Centre in Fredericton. From left: Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas; Government Services Minister Craig Leonard; Chris Harvey, widow of the late NHL player Buster Harvey; Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside; retired NHL player Danny Grant; and Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield.

Funds for community infrastructure in Lamèque

Funds for community infrastructure in Lamèque

The provincial government is investing $90,000 in a community infrastructure project in Lamèque. From left: Brigitte Gauvin, president of Secours Amitié; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; and Michelle LeBreton, executive director of Secours Amitié.

Shippagan celebrates bicycle path that will complement Sentier Rivage boardwalk

Shippagan celebrates bicycle path that will complement Sentier Rivage boardwalk

A ceremony was held today celebrating the construction of a section of a new paved bicycle path, extending the Sentier Rivage boardwalk. The 3.6-kilometre bicycle path, which runs south along du Réservoir Street, will be completed by the end of August. From left: Shippagan Mayor Tilmon Mallet; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; and Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe MP Robert Goguen, parliamentary secretary to ...

Provincial government invests in community component of new municipal building in Rogersville

Provincial government invests in community component of new municipal building in Rogersville

The provincial government is investing $500,000 in the construction of a municipal facility in Rogersville. From left: Marc Pitre, chief of the Rogersville fire department; Rogersville Mayor Pierrette Robichaud; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Yvon Thibodeau, project manager, Avide Developments; and RCMP Sgt. Michel Landry.

Federal and provincial governments support improvements to Gordon’s Wharf

Federal and provincial governments support improvements to Gordon’s Wharf

The provincial and federal governments are investing more than $541,667 towards major infrastructure improvements to Gordon's Wharf in lower Newcastle. Tilly O'Neill-Gordon, MP for Miramichi, and Serge Robichaud, MLA for Miramichi Bay-Neguac, on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud, made the announcement today. From left: Stanley Knowles, president of Gordon's Wharf Miramichi Inc.; O'Neill-Gordon; and Serge Robichaud.

Infrastructure funding to support Festival Western de Saint-Quentin

Infrastructure funding to support Festival Western de Saint-Quentin

The provincial government is providing $174,000 towards infrastructure improvements to accommodate visitors attending the annual Festival Western de Saint-Quentin. Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Martine Coulombe made the announcement on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud. From left: Rino Perron, president of Festival Western de Saint-Quentin; Coulombe; Karen Plourde, festival assistant director and Cynthia Caron, festival executive director.

Thing5 has created 51 jobs in Bathurst

Thing5 has created 51 jobs in Bathurst

Thing5, a provider of call centre services, has expanded its operations in the province and created a new facility with 51 employees in Bathurst. From left: Nepisiguit MLA Ryan Riordon; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Robert Campbell, vice-president, Thing5; and Premier David Alward.

Federal and provincial funding for Doaktown drinking water system

Federal and provincial funding for Doaktown drinking water system

Federal, provincial and municipal governments have committed a combined $1.2 million to upgrade the Village of Doaktown’s drinking water system. From left: Doaktown Mayor Charles Stewart; Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart; Miramichi MP Tilley O'Neill Gordon; and Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud.

Provincial, federal governments announce support to modernize Carleton Civic Centre

Provincial, federal governments announce support to modernize Carleton Civic Centre

The provincial and federal governments announced today an investment of up to $8 million to modernize and expand the Carleton Civic Centre. From left: Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen; Premier David Alward; Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie; Woodstock Mayor Art Slipp; and Scott Dunlop, chair of the civic centre project steering committee.

Provincial, federal governments invest in infrastructure in Campbellton

Provincial, federal governments invest in infrastructure in Campbellton

The provincial and federal governments joined the City of Campbellton in announcing a combined investment of $1,388,359 in the water and wastewater system in the municipality. From left: Campbellton Mayor Bruce MacIntosh; Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie; and Campbellton-Restigouche Centre MLA Greg Davis.

Provincial, federal governments invest in improvements to New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

Provincial, federal governments invest in improvements to New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

The provincial and federal governments announced a combined investment of more than $550,000 to help Les Amis de l’Aquarium inc. make infrastructure improvements to the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre. From left: Shippagan Mayor Jonathan Roch Noël; Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; and Bernard Paulin, ...

Federal and provincial support helps Sunny Corner Enterprises expand

Federal and provincial support helps Sunny Corner Enterprises expand

Miramichi-based Sunny Corner Enterprises Inc. will increase its fabrication capabilities with the support of a combined investment of more than $2 million by the federal and provincial governments. From left: Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Robert Trevors; Miramichi MP Tilly O'Neill-Gordon; and Premier David Alward.

New funding application process for film industry announced

New funding application process for film industry announced

A new funding application process for the film industry in New Brunswick was announced by Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud in Tracadie-Sheila. The process is based upon months of work by a group of film industry leaders and government staff.

Province invests in customer contact centre in Bathurst

Province invests in customer contact centre in Bathurst

The provincial government is investing $1.5 million to assist Aditya Birla Minacs (Minacs) in establishing a customer contact centre in Bathurst, creating 200 full-time positions. From left: Bathurst Mayor Stephen Brunet; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Gus Gikas, vice-president of operations, Aditya Birla Minacs; and Nepisiguit MLA Ryan Riordon.

Renovations to Atholville Industrial Mall

Renovations to Atholville Industrial Mall

The Atholville Industrial Mall will receive more than $390,000 in renovations thanks to investments by the federal, provincial and municipal governments. From left: Campbellton-Restigouche Center MLA Greg Davis; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Atholville Mayor Raymond Lagacé; and Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie.

New public market for Beresford

New public market for Beresford

A curling rink in Beresford will be renovated to enable it to host public markets in the spring, summer and fall, thanks to investments by the federal, provincial and municipal governments. From left: Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Beresford Mayor Raoul Charest; and Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie.

New manufacturing plant in St-Arthur

New manufacturing plant in St-Arthur

Federal and provincial government investments totalling more than $600,000 will allow Meubles St-Arthur Inc. to acquire and improve an abandoned factory in St-Arthur. The company will use the factory to specialize in the production of solid wood doors and dried hardwood outdoor furniture. From left: Bernard Valcourt, minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie; Economic ...

Federal and provincial support for Edmundston industrial cleaning company

Federal and provincial support for Edmundston industrial cleaning company

Water Blasting and Vacuum Services Inc., an industrial cleaning company, received $390,000 in federal and provincial support today to help modernize its operations and improve its productivity. From left: Edmundston Mayor Jacques Martin; Health Minister Madeleine Dubé; Luc Laforge, chief executive officer, Water Blasting and Vacuum Services Inc.; and Minister of State for Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie ...

Maple syrup processor expands with government support

Maple syrup processor expands with government support

Restigouche Brands Inc., a Saint-Quentin based maple syrup processor, is expanding its operations with the help of nearly $600,000 from the federal and provincial governments. From left: André Bouffard, director Financial Services and treasurer of Citadelle, Maple Syrup Producers' Cooperative; Saint-Quentin Mayor Robert Beaulieu; Minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and La Francophonie Bernard Valcourt; Post-Secondary Education, ...

New Campbellton library officially opens

New Campbellton library officially opens

The Campbellton Centennial Library officially opened its doors in its new and improved facility on Oct. 21. From left: Campbellton Mayor Bruce MacIntosh; MLA for Campbellton-Restigouche Centre Greg Davis; Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Martine Coulombe; and library board member Mel Parker.