New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Investment in Memramcook promenade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-23_03.jpg.html The government is investing $150,000 in improvements to the LeBlanc Stream promenade in Memramcook in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Bernard LeBlanc and Memramcook Mayor Michel Gaudet. Fri, 23 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Sisson Mine represents jobs and opportunities for New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-23_01.jpg.html The provincial government welcomed the news today that the Sisson Mine received the federal government’s environmental assessment approval. From left: Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet; federal Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and Tobique-Mactaquac MP T.J. Harvey. Fri, 23 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Province and New Brunswick Medical Society ratify new four-year agreement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-22_03.jpg.html The provincial government and the New Brunswick Medical Society have signed a new four-year physician services master agreement which is intended to enhance access to primary health care in the province. From left: Health Minister Victor Boudreau and society president Lynn Murphy-Kaulbeck. Thu, 22 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in energy efficiency programs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-22_02.jpg.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development is supporting the Gaia Project, a registered charity working to show young New Brunswickers how to make informed decisions about energy and its impact on the environment. The department is providing the group with $40,000 this year to deliver programs aimed at increasing energy literacy, knowledge of climate change, appreciation for electricity and energy-saving behaviours. From left: Fred Hare, principal of Fundy High School; Jane Burchill, program delivery officer for the Gaia Project; and Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet. Thu, 22 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Investments in Fredericton road and culvert projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-22_01.jpg.html The provincial government and the City of Fredericton will jointly fund several infrastructure projects this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien and deputy premier Stephen Horsman. Thu, 22 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Mi’kmaq flag raised http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_04.jpg.html The Mi’kmaq flag was raised outside the legislature to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Fredericton South MLA David Coon. Wed, 21 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Memorandum of understanding respecting First Nations education http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_03.jpg.html The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven First Nation communities respecting First Nations education and the calls to action as set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. From left: Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Arren Sock; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Tobique First Nation Chief Ross Perley; Oromocto First Nation Chief Shelley Sabattis; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Esgenoôpetitj First Nation Chief Alvery Paul. Wed, 21 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Further investment in Chaleur Regional Hospital addition http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_02.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $27.4 million from the 2017-18 capital budget to continue construction of a five-storey addition at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. From left: Stéphane Legacy, vice-president of outpatient and professional Services, Vitalité Health Network; Jean-Guy Robichaud, president of the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Health Minister Victor Boudreau; and René Legacy, president of the fundraising campaign. Wed, 21 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Maliseet flag raised http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_01.jpg.html The Maliseet flag was raised outside the legislature to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Fredericton South MLA David Coon. Wed, 21 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Campbellton fountain investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-20_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $150,000 in the refurbishment of the Salmon Plaza fountain in downtown Campbellton to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Campbellton Mayor Stephanie Anglehart; and Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault. Tue, 20 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in improvements to Miramichi downtown areas http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-19_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $150,000 in the creation of murals and two stylized wooden backdrops, for the Miramichi’s downtown areas, in commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; and Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris. Mon, 19 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Enhanced monitoring of tick distribution in southern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-16_02.jpg.html The provincial and federal governments are partnering to enhance field surveillance and tick collection over a two-year period to monitor the distribution of ticks and the risk of Lyme disease. From left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health; and Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet. Fri, 16 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Welding in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-16_01.jpg.html Caledonia Regional High School is one of the latest schools to benefit from an innovative partnership between the Canadian Welding Association Foundation and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The department partnered with the foundation to increase opportunities for students to learn welding. From left: Finance Minster Cathy Rogers, who is also the minister responsible for Literacy; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; Madison Anderson, a welding student at the school; Brian Gray, departmental technology/vocational learning specialist; Michael Robertson, skilled trades teacher at the school; Deborah Mates, executive director of the Canadian Welding Association Foundation; Andrew Bartlett, technical outreach officer; Richard Daley, subject co-ordinator, technology, Anglophone East School District; Pamela Wilson, director of schools, Anglophone East School District; and Donna Godfrey, school principal. Fri, 16 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Paving and bridge work in Carleton County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-15_04.jpg.html The provincial government is investing in paving projects in the Town of Florenceville-Bristol and the Village of Centreville this year. It is also beginning upgrades to the Florenceville bridge on Route 130. From left: Florenceville-Bristol Mayor Karl Curtis; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; and Centreville Mayor Michael Stewart. Thu, 15 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Site selected for new Moncton North school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-15_03.jpg.html A new middle school with a projected cost of $26.5 million will be built off Maplehurst Drive, between Teaberry Avenue and Windcrest Street, in Moncton. Design work is underway and the school is expected to be open in the fall of 2019. From left: Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent for the Anglophone East School District; Angela Lawson, vice-chair of the district education council; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Thu, 15 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in Miscou Island lighthouse http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-15_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $250,000 in upgrades to the iconic lighthouse on Miscou Island as part of an increased focus on the tourism sector. From left: Lamèque Mayor Jules Haché; Line Ward, president of Développement touristique de l'île de Miscou; Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou MLA Wilfred Roussel; and Neil Vibert, a member of Développement touristique de l'île de Miscou. Thu, 15 June 2017 00:00:00 AST Fri, 23 June 2017 00:00:00 AST