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 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 More students to visit legislature through Canada 150 initiative http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-17_03.jpg.html A new Canada 150 initiative to support citizenship education will encourage class visits to Fredericton, where students can tour the legislature and, when possible, observe the house in session. Photo shows a Grade 5 class from École L’Envolée in Shippagan with Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, back, along with teachers and chaperones. 2017111700:00:00 Funding committed for new provincial museum http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-31_01.jpg.html The government is committing $50 million toward construction of a new provincial museum in uptown Saint John. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Shannon Merrifield, chair of the museum’s board of directors; Premier Brian Gallant; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long. 2017103100:00:00 Reconstructed Doak House barn officially opened http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-23_02.jpg.html An official opening was held today for the reconstructed Doak House barn. From left: Karen Howe, Des-Tek Inc. architectural firm; Doaktown Mayor Bev Gaston; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Valerie O'Donnell, manager of Doak House; Delmer White, Atlantic Salmon Museum; and Donald Colford, acting as the original property owner Robert Doak. 2017102300:00:00 2017112200:00:00