Regional Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia.html Regional Development Infrastructure projects in Fredericton Junction http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-13_03.jpg.html 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. 2018041300:00:00 Saint John Transit receives 12 new accessible buses http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.04.2018-04-13_01.jpg.html 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 Parking Commission. 2018041300:00:00 95 jobs to be created at Acadian Peninsula vegetable processing facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.03.2018-03-23_01.jpg.html 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 Minister Denis Landry and Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou MLA Wilfred Roussel. 2018032300:00:00 Provincial and federal governments sign infrastructure agreement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.03.2018-03-15_01.jpg.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. Sitting, from left: Gallant and Sohi. Standing, from left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and deputy premier Stephen Horsman. 2018031500:00:00 Investment in the Atlantic Salmon and Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s museums http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-23_02.jpg.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. 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 minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation. 2018022300:00:00 Sod-turning held for new field house in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-22_01.jpg.html 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. 2018022200:00:00 ‘New deal’ proposed for Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-09_03.jpg.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. 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; and Coun. Donna Reardon. 2018020900:00:00 Park infrastructure improvements in Rothesay http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-06_01.jpg.html 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. 2018020600:00:00 Investment in Arbec Forest Products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-29_03.jpg.html 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 mill manager, Arbec Forest Products. 2018012600:00:00 Investment in Perth-Andover marina http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-15_01.jpg.html 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. 2018011500:00:00 Investments in New Maryland and Oromocto First Nation infrastructure projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-11_02.jpg.html 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 Stephen Horsman. 2018011100:00:00 Commitment to invest in turbine infrastructure project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-08_01.jpg.html 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. 2018010800:00:00 Street lights funded in Shediac http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-11_04.jpg.html 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. 2017121100:00:00 Infrastructure improvements in Beaubassin East http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-11_03.jpg.html 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. 2017121100:00:00 Official opening of mining and drilling training centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-27_04.jpg.html A ceremony to mark the official opening of a specialized mining and drilling centre at the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Bathurst campus was held today. From left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Alain Gauvin, head of development, CCNB Bathurst campus; and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. 2017112700:00:00 Sod-turning for upgrades to wastewater treatment facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-16_01.jpg.html A sod-turning ceremony was held on Friday, Oct. 13 to mark the beginning of TransAqua’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade and Modernization Project. The facility serves Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe. From left: federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; David Muir, chair of TransAqua; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. 2017101600:00:00 Codiac Transpo receives new buses thanks to federal and provincial governments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-12_02.jpg.html Codiac Transpo, which provides bus services to Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview, received 19 new buses thanks to federal and provincial funding. Front row, from left: Dieppe Deputy Mayor Ted Gaudet; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Riverview Mayor Ann Seamans; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold. Back row: Angela Martin, general manager of Codiac Transpo. 2017101200:00:00 Investment in Edmundston Airport upgrades http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-10_01.jpg.html The provincial and federal governments are making a combined investment of $750,000 for renovations at the Edmundston Airport. From left: Luc Michaud, president, Madawaska Airport Inc.; Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; and Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard. 2017101000:00:00 Investments in St. Stephen wharf http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-11_01.jpg.html Almost $1.15 million will be invested to restore the Lighthouse Town Wharf, a popular tourist attraction and gathering place in St. Stephen. From left: Premier Brian Gallant; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig; and St. Stephen Mayor Allan MacEachern. 2017091100:00:00 Downtown improvement project for Grand Falls http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-01_02.jpg.html An investment of $105,000 is being made towards a downtown improvement project in Grand Falls in commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Grand Falls Mayor Marcel Deschênes and Victoria-La Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson. 2017090100:00:00 Grand opening of Splash Pad http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-22_02.jpg.html The Grand Bay-Westfield Splash Pad has officially opened. Participating in the event were Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and Grand Bay-Westfield Mayor Grace Losier. 2017082200:00:00 Bathurst park investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-22_01.jpg.html An investment of $150,000 is being made towards the development of a downtown park in Bathurst in commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Coun. Rickey Hondas; Coun. Lee Stever; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie; Coun. Penny Anderson; Coun. Bernard Cormier; and Coun. Samuel Daigle. 2017082200:00:00 Expansion begins at Curl Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-25_02.jpg.html A sod-turning ceremony was held today to mark the beginning of the Curl Moncton expansion project. From left: Moncton Deputy Mayor Charles Léger; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor; and Jacques Robichaud, president of Curl Moncton. 2017072500:00:00 Funding in support of Brier bid http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-24_01.jpg.html The provincial government is committing $750,000 toward costs associated with the 2019 Brier, should Moncton be chosen to host the national men’s curling championship. From left: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault, who is also the minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Brier bid committee chairman Jacques Robichaud; and Moncton Deputy Mayor Charles Léger. 2017072400:00:00 Investment in New Maryland infrastructure improvements http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-19_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $150,000 in an infrastructure improvement project in New Maryland to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The project involves installing planters, benches and solar-powered lighting along the sidewalk of Route 101. From left: Coun. Mike Pope; Deputy Mayor Alex Scholten; Coun. Gisèle McCaie-Burke; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and Mayor Judy Wilson-Shee. 2017071900:00:00 2018041300:00:00