New Brunswick Multimedia New Brunswick Multimedia New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet helped officially open the new Fuzhou Concord College of Sino-Canada, a school offering the New Brunswick curriculum. 2018011800:00:00 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care The provincial government announced today that families with children aged five and under attending a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre will not pay more than 20 per cent of their income for child care. From left: Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick president and CEO Liane Roy; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Premier Brian Gallant; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson. 2018011700:00:00 Third week in January declared New Brunswick Curling Week 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 New Brunswick products highlighted in China Wild blueberries, salmon and lobster from New Brunswick are being spotlighted in China as part of efforts to expand markets in that country. On Monday, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet visited the JD 7Fresh retail store operated by Chinese online retailer As part of a promotion of foods from the province, Roy Vienneau and Doucet put on New Brunswick aprons and helped a chef demonstrate how Canadians break open their lobster and use wild blueberry jam to prepare smoothies. 2018011600:00:00 First team begins work under province’s new Family Medicine model A group of four doctors in Oromocto has become the first team to work under a new Family Medicine New Brunswick model which is intended to provide patients with enhanced access to family physicians. From left: Andrew MacLean, director of Family Medicine New Brunswick, New Brunswick Medical Society; Health Minister Benoît Bourque; Dr. Naomi White; Dr. Kristen Brown; Dr. Stéphane Paulin; Dr. Dharm Singh, president of the New Brunswick Medical Society; Dr. Édouard Hendriks, vice-president of medical, academic and research affairs for Horizon Health Network; and New Brunswick Medical Society CEO Anthony Knight. 2018011600:00:00 Investment in Perth-Andover marina 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 Delegation to promote trade, sign agreement in China Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet will lead a delegation to China Jan. 14-20. The mission aims to strengthen ties with that country and to build on recent trade missions in the region. 2018011200:00:00 Investments in New Maryland and Oromocto First Nation infrastructure projects 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 Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released The provincial government has released its Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, Everyone at their best… from the start: Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, which details how the government will make investments to transform the system. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Scott Duguay, president of the board of directors at L’Envolée daycare; Vicky Fraser, director of L’Envolée daycare; and Premier Brian Gallant. 2018011100:00:00 Commitment to invest in turbine infrastructure project 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 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. 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 Government wants police to be better equipped to respond to sexual violence cases Following the provincewide Sexual Crimes Review, a New Brunswick stakeholder group has been established to examine opportunities to improve the manner in which police forces respond to sexual crime cases. From left: Beth Lyons, executive director of the New Brunswick Women’s Council; Jennifer Richard, director of community development, Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre; John Jurcina, assistant deputy minister, law enforcement and inspections division, Department of Justice and Public Safety; and Connie Courcy, acting director of policing standards and contract management, Department of Justice and Public Safety. 2017122100:00:00 Newly twinned section of Route 11 now open The newly twinned section of Route 11, between Route 15 and Shediac River, officially opened to traffic today. From left: federal Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc; Hassan Mteri, engineer with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; and Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc. 2017122100:00:00 Poster for 29th Provincial French Pride Week unveiled The artwork and promotional poster for the 2018 Provincial French Pride Week were officially unveiled today at École Terre des Jeunes in Paquetville. In photo: Mélanie Gagnon, the school principal, (left) and artist Michelle Smith, along with some students. 2017122000:00:00 Collective agreement signed with court stenographers The provincial government signed a collective agreement today with Local 1840 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Seated, from left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Odette Robichaud, president of Local 1840; and Treasury Board President Roger Melanson. Standing, from left: Anne Craik, Treasury Board negotiator; and Robert LeMoignan, union negotiator. 2017121900:00:00 Regulations to support victims of intimate partner violence posted for review Proposed regulations under the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act, outlining processes to support the operation of the act, have been posted for public review for the next 30 days. Participating in today’s announcement were, from left: Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Fiona Williams, executive director of Liberty Lane; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. 2017121900:00:00 2018011800:00:00