Tourism, Heritage and Culture Tourism, Heritage and Culture Tribute to New Brunswickers at the Battle of Vimy Ridge The provincial government is paying tribute to Canadian and New Brunswick veterans who took part in the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917 by supporting the creation of a park in their honour. Mon, 23 April 2018 09:13:00 AST Gloria Savoie highlighted through artist-in-residence project Artist Gloria Savoie showcased her artist-in-residence project this week promoting the poems and stories of celebrated Miramichi writers David Adams Richards, Wayne Curtis, Doug Underhill and Ray Fraser. Mon, 09 April 2018 15:44:00 AST Government will not institute new hotel levies The provincial government will not institute tourism marketing funds, also known as hotel levies, to the overall cost of participating hotels and accommodation services in the province. Fri, 06 April 2018 11:13:00 AST New Brunswickers encouraged to “Tap into maple syrup season” Maple season is here and New Brunswickers are encouraged to take advantage of all the products and experiences the industry has to offer. Thu, 05 April 2018 10:02:00 AST David Champagne highlighted through artist-in-residence initiative The provincial government is highlighting another of its artist-in-residence projects this week, on the Acadian Peninsula, with artist David Champagne. Mon, 19 March 2018 15:30:00 AST Artist-in-residence initiative supports arts and culture sector The provincial government is providing financial assistance to four artist-in-residence projects in Caraquet, Kedgwick, Miramichi and Baie-Sainte-Anne. Mon, 12 March 2018 14:50:00 AST Public libraries offer free passes to Village Historique Acadien During Provincial French Pride Week, March 19-25, the public may visit any of the 63 public libraries in the province and present their library card to sign out one free admission pass per cardholder to the Village Historique Acadien. Mon, 12 March 2018 11:02:00 AST Kings Landing to hold 35th annual sugar bush event A spring tradition at Kings Landing will reach a special milestone this month. The historical settlement will hold its 35th annual sugar bush event on March 10 and 11, and March 17 and 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Wed, 07 March 2018 08:47:00 AST New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame announces 2018 inductees The names of six new members who will be inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame were announced today. Wed, 28 February 2018 11:57:00 AST Government targets Chinese travel market The provincial government aims to make New Brunswick a more attractive destination for Chinese visitors by supporting the introduction of two of that country’s most prominent mobile payment platforms, Alipay and WeChat Pay, at tourism attractions around the province. Tue, 27 February 2018 09:26:00 AST New location announced for New Brunswick Museum The provincial government will purchase a portion of the former Canadian Coast Guard property in Saint John as the future site of the New Brunswick Museum. Thu, 22 February 2018 11:15:00 AST Family Day website launched New Brunswickers can plan their Family Day outings by visiting a special page on the provincial government website. Tue, 13 February 2018 12:43:00 AST REVISED / Minister: Family Day expected to be good for hospitality sector The provincial government anticipates the addition of a new paid holiday will create increased opportunity for the hospitality industry and other sectors this year. Wed, 07 February 2018 13:33:00 AST New Brunswick Heritage Week is Feb. 12-19 All New Brunswick communities are encouraged to celebrate Heritage Week 2018, Feb. 12-19. Wed, 07 February 2018 11:07:00 AST New Brunswick promoted as tourist destination Members of a trade mission to China are promoting New Brunswick as a unique tourism destination. This year, 2018, has been designated as the Canada-China Year of Tourism. Fri, 19 January 2018 08:51:00 AST Third week in January declared New Brunswick Curling Week In celebration of New Brunswick’s rich curling heritage, Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames has declared the third week in January to be New Brunswick Curling Week. Wed, 17 January 2018 10:24:00 AST Investment in Broadleaf Guest Ranch Broadleaf Guest Ranch, a year-round tourism operator in Hopewell Hill, is undergoing a major upgrade with support from the provincial and federal governments. Wed, 10 January 2018 11:21:00 AST Investment in scenic drives The provincial government is investing $2 million in signage infrastructure and product development to encourage tourists to explore New Brunswick’s five scenic drives. Mon, 08 January 2018 11:31:00 AST Investment in trail planning 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. Wed, 03 January 2018 14:57:00 AST Call issued for mission staff for 2019 Canada Winter Games The provincial government is seeking volunteers to serve as mission staff members for Team NB for the next Canada Winter Games. Fri, 29 December 2017 10:58:00 AST Vote for New Brunswick’s greatest The provincial government is partnering with Rogers TV to request nominations for the 12 greatest New Brunswickers. Thu, 28 December 2017 10:22:00 AST New Brunswick's winter wonderland New Brunswickers are encouraged to make the most of winter as they unwind with family and friends over the holidays. Wed, 27 December 2017 10:00:00 AST Canada 150 High School Legacy project recipients announced Funding grants totaling $500,000 have been awarded to eight high schools as part of the Canada 150 High School Legacy project. Wed, 13 December 2017 12:46:00 AST New Tourism Growth Strategy focuses upon innovation and partnerships Increasing visitor spending to $2 billion by 2025 is a key objective of the New BrunswickTourism Growth Strategy: New Tourism Economy. Premier Brian Gallant launched the first new comprehensive tourism strategy since the 1990s today in Saint John. Wed, 22 November 2017 14:57:00 AST Province records increase in tourists for summer of 2017 New Brunswick experienced an increase in the number of tourists in the summer of 2017, the second increase in the past two years. Tue, 21 November 2017 14:00:00 AST Mon, 23 April 2018 09:13:00 AST