Culture, Tourism and Healthy Living - Latest Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc.html Culture, Tourism and Healthy Living - Latest Multimedia Minister: Family Day expected to be good for hospitality sector http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-07_01.jpg.html The provincial government anticipates the addition of a new paid holiday will create increased opportunity for the hospitality industry and other sectors this year. The province’s first Family Day will be on Monday, Feb. 19. From left: Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; Ronald Drisdelle, president of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick; Brian Conoley, Radical Edge; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Ross Antworth, general manager of the New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs; Jordan Cheney, Crabbe Mountain; Stefanie Bouchard, Crabbe Mountain and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. 2018020700:00:00 Third week in January declared New Brunswick Curling Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-17_01.jpg.html In celebration of New Brunswick’s rich curling heritage, the third week in January has been declared to be New Brunswick Curling Week. From left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers and Jacques Robichaud, president of Curl Moncton. 2018011700:00:00 Investment in trail planning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-04_01.jpg.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. From left, Darren Turner, of the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission; Poul Jorgensen, executive director of NB Trail; Premier Brian Gallant; and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. 2018010400:00:00 New tourism growth strategy focuses upon innovation and partnerships http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-22_03.jpg.html Increasing visitor spending to $2 billion by 2025 is a key objective of the New Brunswick tourism growth strategy. Premier Brian Gallant launched the first new comprehensive tourism strategy since the 1990s today in Saint John. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Gallant; Victoria Clarke, executive director of Discover Saint John; and Samuel Daigle, co-owner of Nepisiguit Adventures. 2017112200:00:00 2018020814:39:49