New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Rotavirus vaccine now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-17_03.jpg.html The publicly funded Rotavirus vaccine is now available for infants born in 2017 who are less than 15 weeks old. From left: mother Jillian Hansen and baby Harlen Bird; public health nurse Beth Heppell; and Health Minister Victor Boudreau. Thu, 17 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Proposed amendments to Motor Vehicle Act regulations posted http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-17_02.jpg.html Proposed amendments to Motor Vehicle Act regulations related to stronger measures to curtail impaired driving have been posted for public review for the next 30 days. From left: Insp. Scott Patterson, officer in charge of primary response and special teams, Fredericton Police Force; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Danielle Cole, Greater Fredericton area president of MADD Canada; and Deputy Chief Martin Gaudet, Fredericton Police Force. Thu, 17 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Funding announced for Ministers Island http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-17_01.jpg.html The provincial and federal governments are investing $1.47 million this year in a new vision to develop Ministers Island into a world-class tourist destination. Participating in the funding announcement were Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames and New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig. Thu, 17 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Ministers to collaborate on clean growth, development of natural resources and competitiveness http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-16_02.jpg.html Discussions focused on clean growth at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Saint Andrews, Aug. 13-15. Wed, 16 August 2017 00:00:00 AST National Acadian Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-16_01.jpg.html Deputy-premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the Acadian flag Tuesday at the legislative assembly in recognition of National Acadian Day. Wed, 16 August 2017 00:00:00 AST India Independence Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-15_01.jpg.html Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in raising the flag of India outside the legislative assembly today in recognition of India’s Independence Day. Tue, 15 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Brooklyn Douthwright leads Team New Brunswick at the closing ceremony http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-13_01.jpg.html The Canada Summer Games are now officially over and Team New Brunswick returns home with a record 24 medals during the two weeks of competitions that took place in Winnipeg. Quadruple medalist Brooklyn Douthwright served as Sunday’s flag bearer, leading Team New Brunswick into Investors Group Field at the University of Manitoba, site of the closing ceremony. Douthwright won a pair of silver and a pair of bronze medals in the pool during the second week of the games. Sun, 13 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Caution urged, forestry operations curtailed due to fire hazard http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-03_02.jpg.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development is urging all forest users to increase their vigilance and take steps to reduce risks due to the current and forecasted fire hazard. From left: Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet and Roger Collet, provincial fire prevention officer. Thu, 03 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Province names first age-friendly community http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-03_01.jpg.html Moncton has been named the first age-friendly community in New Brunswick, after successfully establishing policies and providing services to promote healthy aging and wellness. From left: Lorraine Leclaire, Seniors Advisory Council; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Rupert Tingley, vice-chair of the Mayors Advisory Committee; Louise Gilbert, chair of the Mayors Seniors Advisory Committee. Thu, 03 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in McAdam Railway Station http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-02_02.jpg.html An investment of nearly $400,000 is being made in the historic McAdam Railway Station. First row, from left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Betty Lou Christie, member of the McAdam Historical restoration Commission; Elsie Carroll, commission president; New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig and Gail Swan, member of the commission. Back row, from left: Dorothy LaKing, member of the commission; McAdam Mayor Ken Stannix; Agnes Campbell and Frank Campbell, members of the commission. Wed, 02 August 2017 00:00:00 AST New Brunswick wins three medals at Canada Games http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-02_01.jpg.html Team New Brunswick won three medals today at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. Laura Dickinson, 18, of Miramichi, mined silver in the 3000 metre steeplechase while Liam Turgeon, of Tide Head, claimed bronze in the shot put and Christel Robichaud, of Moncton, won bronze in the female para discus. From left: Robichaud; Dickinson; Turgeon; and chef de mission Nicole Smith. Wed, 02 August 2017 00:00:00 AST Agreement in principle to redevelop former Moncton High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-01_01.jpg.html The provincial government has reached an agreement in principle to see the former Moncton High School saved and redeveloped, without demolition of the building while also maintaining the auditorium and gymnasium for community use. From left: Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Bernard LeBlanc; Ross Carpenter, vice-president of operations at Heritage Developments; Chris Collins, Speaker of the legislative assembly; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Premier Brian Gallant; and Dennis Cochrane, president of MH Renaissance. Tue, 01 August 2017 00:00:00 AST New Brunswickers invited to provide input on affordable housing strategy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-31_01.jpg.html The provincial government has launched an online survey encouraging New Brunswickers to share their thoughts on a new long-term affordable housing strategy. From left: Nay Saade, resource development director at the United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick; Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; and Moncton East MLA, Monique LeBlanc. Mon, 31 July 2017 00:00:00 AST Minister tours former Moncton High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-28_01.jpg.html Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser said the former Moncton High School is an important heritage icon, and any plan for the building’s redevelopment must respect its cultural and historical value. From left: Fraser; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Chris Collins, Speaker of the legislative assembly. Fri, 28 July 2017 00:00:00 AST Dickinson named Canada Games flag-bearer http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-27_02.jpg.html Miramichi’s Laura Dickinson will be Team New Brunswick’s flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. CDT (9 p.m. ADT). From left: Team New Brunswick chef de mission Nicole Smith; Dickinson; and Niibin, the 2017 Canada Summer Games mascot. Thu, 27 July 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in restoring bus service to province’s southwest http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.07.2017-07-27_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $500,000 to help provide affordable bus transportation through a community led pilot project in southwestern New Brunswick. From left: Mike Cassidy, president of Maritime Bus; Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Premier Brian Gallant; Stan Choptiany, Southwest New Brunswick Transit Authority president; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig. Thu, 27 July 2017 00:00:00 AST Thu, 17 August 2017 00:00:00 AST