New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Improved access to physicians in Saint John region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-20_01.jpg.html A total of 52 new physicians have been hired in the Saint John region since September 2014. From left: Robert Mackinnon, vice-president, University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus; Dr. Julius Poon, thoracic surgeon; Dr. Margot Burnell, chief of staff for the Saint John area, Horizon Health Network; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Premier Brian Gallant; Dr. Pamela Forsythe, director of student affairs, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick; and Dr. Laura McMackin, family medicine resident. 2017092000:00:00 LuminUltra to create 15 new jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-19_01.jpg.html LuminUltra Technologies is creating 15 new jobs in Fredericton with support from the provincial government. Participating in the announcement was Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund. 2017091900:00:00 Improved access to physicians in northern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-18_02.jpg.html A total of 43 new physicians have been hired in the Restigouche and Acadie-Bathurst zones of the Vitalité Health Network since September 2014. From left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Dr. Warren Albert, general practitioner; Dr. Neil Branch, medical director, Vitalité Health Network; Dr. France Desrosiers, vice-president of medical services, training and research, Vitalité Health Network; and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. 2017091800:00:00 Saint John provincial court to reinstitute mental health docket this fall http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-18_01.jpg.html A mental health docket will be reintroduced to the provincial court in Saint John in early November. From left: Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Randy Hatfield, executive director of the Saint John Human Development Council; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2017091800:00:00 2017 Human Rights Award presented http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-15_03.jpg.html Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau presented the 2017 New Brunswick Human Rights Award to the New Brunswick Multicultural Council today during a ceremony at Government House today in Fredericton. From left: New Brunswick Human Rights Commission chair Nathalie Chiasson; Roy Vienneau; and council president Mike Timani. 2017091500:00:00 Honduras Independence Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-15_02.jpg.html Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of Honduras today at the legislative assembly in recognition of Honduras Independence Day. 2017091500:00:00 El Salvador’s Independence Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-15_01.jpg.html Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of El Salvador today at the legislative assembly in recognition of El Salvador’s Independence Day. 2017091500:00:00 Expanded Rogersville school renamed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-14_03.jpg.html École secondaire Assomption in Rogersville has been renamed Étoile de l’Acadie. From left: Zivi Richard, community development officer, Francophone sud school district; Angèle McCaie, manager, Village of Rogersville; Monique Boudreau, superintendent of Francophone sud school district; Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Jessica Thériault-Doucet, school principal; Roger Martin, a member of the district education council, Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc; and the masters of ceremonies, Grade 6 student Makayla Gaudet and Grade 12 student Renée Gaudet. 2017091400:00:00 Opportunities NB launches new funding policies to support early stage companies http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-14_02.jpg.html Opportunities NB has established two new funding policies to support early stage companies in New Brunswick. Participating in the announcement was Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. 2017091400:00:00 Parks and attractions to extend their season http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-14_01.jpg.html Some of the province’s provincial parks and attractions are extending their season into the October long weekend. Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames made the announcement with Mactaquac Provincial Park staff. 2017091400:00:00 Federal and provincial funding for ground search and rescue teams http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-12_01.JPG.html About 400 volunteers from New Brunswick ground search and rescue teams will have access to new training courses and facilities over the next three years thanks to funding by the federal and provincial governments. From left: Stacey Cooling, New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; John Glidden, co-chair of the project committee, and Jerry McKenna, project manager for the Miramichi Ground Search and Rescue. 2017091200:00:00 Investments in St. Stephen wharf http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/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 New member of Executive Council sworn in http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-08_02.jpg.html In a ceremony in Balmoral, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau swore in Gilles LePage as minister of labour, employment and population growth. The new portfolio was created to better partner with the labour movement, workers and employers in ensuring New Brunswick has the workforce to fill jobs needed to grow the economy. From left: Roy Vienneau; LePage; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2017090800:00:00 New member of Executive Council sworn in http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-08_01.jpg.html In a ceremony in Cocagne, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau swore in Benoît Bourque as minister of health today. Bourque is one of three new members sworn into Executive Council as part of changes announced on Sept. 5. From left: Roy Vienneau; Judy Wagner, clerk of the Executive Council; Bourque; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2017090800:00:00 Investment in botanical garden improvements http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-07_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing almost $650,000 in the New Brunswick Botanical Garden as part of an increased focus on the tourism sector. From left: André Leclerc and Jean Aucoin of the botanical garden; Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard; Premier Brian Gallant; and Economic Development Minister Francine Landry. 2017090700:00:00 New member of Executive Council sworn in http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-06_02.jpg.html In a ceremony in Florenceville-Bristol, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau swore in Andrew Harvey as minister of agriculture, mines and rural affairs today. The new portfolio will focus on job creation and growth in the traditional industries in rural New Brunswick. Standing, from left: Roy Vienneau; Premier Brian Gallant; and Judy Wagner, clerk of the Executive Council. Seated: Harvey. 2017090600:00:00 2017092000:00:00