Regional Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia.html Regional Development Funding for Key Industries building renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.07.2018-07-09_02.jpg.html 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. 2018070900:00:00 Investment in Fort La Tour upgrades http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-22_03.jpg.html 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 Authority; and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long. 2018062200:00:00 Splash pad in Blackville http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-19_01.jpg.html 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. 2018061900:00:00 Aéroport de la Péninsule to upgrade airstrip and lighting with $1.2-million investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-09_01.JPG.html 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. 2018060900:00:00 Miramichi sport and tourism infrastructure funded http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-08_02.jpg.html 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. 2018060800:00:00 Perth-Andover company expanding operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-08_01.jpg.html 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. 2018060800:00:00 Investment in Moncton sports infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.06.2018-06-04_05.jpg.html 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. 2018060400:00:00 New chairlift coming to Sugarloaf Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-24_03.jpg.html 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. 2018052400:00:00 Partnership seeks innovative ways to end generational poverty http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-18_02.jpg.html 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. 2018051800:00:00 Discovery Drill to create 15 jobs in Beresford http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-14_01.jpg.html 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. 2018051400:00:00 Investments of $18 million in Fredericton International Airport expansion http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/regional_development/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.05.2018-05-02_01.jpg.html 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. 2018050200:00:00 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 2018070900:00:00