New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Tall ships to visit Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-19_02.jpg.html Ten tall ships will sail into Saint John Aug. 18-20 as one of several Canada 150 celebrations taking place across the province. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Victoria Clarke, executive director of Discover Saint John; Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; Ronald Ryan, chairman of Saint John Festival of Sail; and Saint John Mayor Don Darling. Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Paving for rural roads in southwestern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-19_01.jpg.html Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser announced that the department will fund four significant paving projects along two regional roads in York and Charlotte counties. Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Assessment planned for Edmundston school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_06.jpg.html The provincial government is conducting a building assessment to determine the need for upgrades at Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany. From left: Bertin Lang, school principal; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; chair of the district education council, Richard Landry; and president of the student council, Samuel LeBlanc, who is also a Grade 12 student at the school. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST French language pilot projects for rural schools announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_05.jpg.html French language pilot projects will be implemented next school year to improve access to French learning in rural schools. From left: Angela Sinclair, Amanda Rossiter and Charlene Butland, members of the parent school support committee; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Barry Snider, principal of Riverside Consolidated School; Grade 5 student Tyler Holmstrom; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Rachelle LeBlanc, subject coordinator with the Anglophone East School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Improvements to Connaught Street School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_04.jpg.html The provincial government is renovating the Connaught Street School to provide enhanced facilities for students. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Grade 5 students Duncan Lockhart and Ayla Brown; Barb Corbett, school principal; and David McTimoney, superintendant of the Anglophone West School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Efforts to increase exports to South Korea http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_03.jpg.html The provincial government is supporting New Brunswick companies working to increase their exports into the South Korean food market. Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met with representatives of New Brunswick companies participating in this week’s Seoul Food 2017 International Food Industry Exhibition. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Figurehead from historical ship returns home in time for Canada 150 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_02.jpg.html A key piece of St. Martins’ shipbuilding history has been restored and returned home from England in time for Canada 150 celebrations. Standing nearly eight feet tall, the restored figurehead from the ship The Prince Victor, which was built in St. Martins 147 years ago, was unveiled at the Quaco Museum. The figurehead is the centerpiece of a tribute exhibit at the museum to the bygone days of shipbuilding. From left: Richard Hunter of England who performed the restoration work on the Prince Victor figurehead; Jacqueline Bartlett, president of the Quaco Historical and Library Society Inc.; and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Partnership helping to develop cybersecurity industry http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_01.jpg.html The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), through a partnership with IBM, is helping to develop the province’s cybersecurity workforce. From left: Dwight Spencer, IBM; Heather Stapleton, IBM; Premier Brian Gallant; David Shipley, UNB; Derek Lohnes, IBM and Ali Ghorbani, UNB. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 AST New Brunswick Family Plan report on reducing poverty released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-16_01.jpg.html The provincial government has released a report on reducing poverty, which stems from the New Brunswick Family Plan’s stakeholder engagement process. From left: Premier Brian Gallant; Donna Gates, executive director of Living SJ; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation; and Saint John Mayor Don Darling. Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 AST New Brunswickers encouraged to take “staycations” this summer http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-15_01.jpg.html Getting away is closer than you think, according to a new provincial tourism “staycation” campaign. Participating in today’s launch of the campaign were Finance Minister Cathy Rogers and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Drainage work, paving on Route 114 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-12_02.jpg.html The provincial government will fund drainage work and paving on Route 114 this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. In Hillsborough, there will be drainage work near Pound Hill and in Alma, 1.2 kilometres will be paved. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Alma Mayor Kirsten H. Shortt; and Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart. Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Federal and provincial investment to help Sussex mitigate effect of mine closure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-12_01.jpg.html The federal and provincial governments are providing a combined $162,500 to help the Town of Sussex plan new economic opportunities to help reduce the adverse economic impact resulting from the January 2016 suspension of operations at the Picadilly Potash mine. From left: Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; Sussex Mayor Marc Thorne; and Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet. Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Upgraded school officially reopens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_04.jpg.html The official opening for the renovated and expanded Gretna Green School was held in Miramichi. From left: Carmel Hambrook, district education council member, Anglophone North School District; principal Kevin Comeau; Grade 6 student Gracie Burns; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Grade 8 student Braden Bell; Beth Stymiest, Anglophone North School District superintendent; and Micheal Mortlock, district education council chair. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Funding to expand adoption program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_03.jpg.html The provincial government is providing an additional $82,000 to help expand a program that supports adoptive families. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement today at the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation's annual luncheon. From left: Gallant; and Colin Kennedy Robichaud, co-chair of the luncheon. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 AST National Nursing Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_02.jpg.html National Nursing Week is being observed from May 8 to 14. Front, from left: Brenda Kinney, president of the Nurses Association of New Brunswick; Premier Brian Gallant; and Karen Frenette, president-elect of the association. Back, from left: Health Minister Victor Boudreau; and Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Health research chair on cannabis established at STU http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant joined representatives from St. Thomas University, Shoppers Drug Mart and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation to announce the establishment of a health research chair on cannabis at the university. From left: Dr. Bruno Battistini, the foundation’s president, CEO and scientific director; Jeff Leger, executive vice-president of pharmacy and health care for Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart; Premier Brian Gallant; and Dawn Russell, the university’s president and vice-chancellor. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 AST Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 AST