New Brunswick Multimedia New Brunswick Multimedia Roadwork investments in Cap-Pelé and Beaubassin East areas The provincial government will invest more than $1.5 million in paving, chip seal and culvert replacement work in the Cap-Pelé area this year as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay; Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; and Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger. Wed, 18 July 2018 00:00:00 AST New Brunswick announces joint pilot project to help military families The provincial government is partnering with the Department of National Defence on a pilot project to help military families settle into new communities when they are posted to the province. From left: Oromocto Mayor Bob Powell; Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Premier Brian Gallant; National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig; Carole Fournier, executive director of the Gagetown Military Family Resource Centre; and Brig.-Gen. Derek Macaulay, commander, 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown. Tue, 17 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Kelson and Kelson to create jobs in Saint John Kelson and Kelson Industrial Group will create 23 new jobs in Saint John with support from the provincial government. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; company president Terry Kelson; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; and Yves Maillet, vice-president of business growth, Opportunities NB. Tue, 17 July 2018 00:00:00 AST WorkSafeNB task force report submitted The WorkSafeNB task force presented its report to the government today. From left: Treasury Board President Roger Melanson and task force chair Dennis Browne. Tue, 17 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Global Intelligence to create jobs in Fredericton Global Intelligence, a cyberforensics company, will expand its operations in Fredericton and create up to five new jobs with support from the provincial government. From left: Opportunities NB CEO Stephen Lund; Alexa Power, business development executive at Opportunities NB; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Jacob Pauley, tech liaison for law enforcement at Global Intelligence; and Global Intelligence founder and chief technology officer, Adam W. Mosher. Mon, 16 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Support for éMOTions literary programming The provincial government, through the New Brunswick Book Policy, is investing in éMOTions, a literary promotion activity of the Société culturelle Sud-Acadie. From left: Shediac councillor Raymond Cormier; Cap-Pelé councillor Yvonne LeBlanc; Danielle Loranger, author of books for young people; Herménégilde Chiasson, author and member of the society’s board of directors; David Skyrie, poet and member of a group of writers called the Breach House Gang; Nathalie LeBlanc, president of the society; Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; Eliza LeBlanc, deputy mayor of Cap-Pelé; and Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc. Thu, 12 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Summer tour schedule for the legislature Guided tours of the legislative assembly are available free of charge all summer. Weekday tours are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekend tours are available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They take 45 minutes. Wed, 11 July 2018 00:00:00 AST More than 2,000 summer jobs filled through SEED program More than 2,000 students are working in non-profit, private sector and municipal government jobs this summer with support from the Student Employment Experience Development program. From left: Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; Jacques Boissonnault, owner of Boissonnault and McGraw Ltd.; and student Vincent Charest. Tue, 10 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Investment of $4.4 million for infrastructure projects in Saint John The federal, provincial and municipal governments today announced funding totalling more than $4.4 million for seven new infrastructure projects in Saint John. Participating in the announcement were Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty (middle row), Saint John Mayor Don Darling and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long (back row), and children attending a summer camp at the Carleton Community Centre. The centre received $426,528 for improvements to its heating and cooling system, as well as new energy-efficient windows. Tue, 10 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Government encourages eye exams for children returning to school The provincial government is reminding parents and guardians to get their child’s eyes tested before they enter or return to school in September. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; optometrist Dr. Joceline Maillet-Boudreau; and Charlotte Woods, who begins kindergarten this fall. Tue, 10 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Funding for Key Industries building renovations Premier Brian Gallant announced that the provincial government is contributing $250,000 toward renovations of a building recently purchased by Key Industries in Saint John. Mon, 09 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Partner announced in nuclear research cluster The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation today announced the participation of Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC) in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. From left: Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; Gaëtan Thomas, president and CEO of NB Power; GE Canada president Heather Chalmers; and Don Wolf, CEO and chairman of ARC. Mon, 09 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Canopy Growth to create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton Canopy Growth Corp., one of the world’s largest cannabis producers, will create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton over the next six years. The jobs are expected to result from the corporation’s $40-million investment in a new production facility. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth Corp.; and Premier Brian Gallant. Thu, 05 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Welcoming gateway signage at province’s entry points The provincial government is investing $600,000 this year to install a welcoming gateway at each of the province’s six vehicle arrival points: Edmundston, Campbellton, Aulac, Cape Jourimain, St. Stephen and Woodstock. From left: Abby Pond, executive director of the Charlotte Coastal Region Tourism Association; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames and Jason Carr, deputy mayor of St. Stephen. Thu, 05 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Provincial parks receive revitalization funding The provincial government is investing $2.73 million towards provincial parks revitalization this year as part of the New Brunswick Tourism Growth Strategy. Participating in the announcement were deputy premier Stephen Horsman and Premier Brian Gallant (back row) and Carol Alderdice, CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick (front row). Thu, 05 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Trades teachers building energy efficient house for Eel Ground First Nation An energy efficient house is being built in Eel Ground First Nation by a group of trades teachers and other volunteers. The house will be donated to a member of the community when completed. From Left: Eel Gound First Nation Chief George Ginnish; Sacha Dewolfe, director of the Office of First Nation Education at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris and Tim Nichol, a trades teacher at St. Malachy’s Memorial High School. Wed, 04 July 2018 00:00:00 AST Wed, 18 July 2018 00:00:00 AST