New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Agriculture in the Classroom program launches in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-20_01.jpg.html More New Brunswick students are digging into agriculture this year thanks to the launch of the new Agriculture in the Classroom program. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Andrew Harvey; chef Marie-France Thibault; and farmer Christian Michaud. Fri, 20 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Minister approves increased LSD funding for PotashCorp Civic Centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-19_02.JPG.html As of 2018, the contribution of neighbouring local service districts toward the PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex will be increased to support the facility’s long-term viability. From left: Bridget Ryan, chair of the centre’s board of directors; and Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle. Thu, 19 October 2017 00:00:00 AST New measures to curb alcohol-impaired driving take effect Nov. 1 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-19_01.jpg.html Starting Nov. 1, new tools will be available under the Motor Vehicle Act to strengthen the ability to identify and deter alcohol-impaired driving. From left: MADD Greater Fredericton advisory member Cpl. Taylor Baird of Canadian Military Police; Danielle Cole, president, MADD Greater Fredericton; Erin Norwood, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island manager of government relations for the Insurance Bureau of Canada; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Const. Patrick Small, Fredericton Police Force; and Chief Superintendent Ross White, RCMP. Thu, 19 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Sod-turning for upgrades to wastewater treatment facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-16_01.jpg.html A sod-turning ceremony was held on Friday, Oct. 13 to mark the beginning of TransAqua’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade and Modernization Project. The facility serves Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe. From left: federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; David Muir, chair of TransAqua; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Mon, 16 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Midwives now accepting clients in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_05.jpg.html The first registered midwives introduced into the province’s health-care system have started accepting clients in the Fredericton region. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Ashley Kaye and Melissa Langlais, midwives, Horizon Health Network; Bronwyn Davies, director of primary care for Horizon Health Network; and Geri Geldart, vice-president clinical of Horizon Health Network. Fri, 13 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Shellfish Aquaculture Development Strategy launched http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_04.jpg.html The provincial government has released the New Brunswick Shellfish Aquaculture Development Strategy 2017-2021. From left: Serge LeBlanc, president of Acadian Bay Enterprises Inc.; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet. Fri, 13 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Atlantic Host Hotel joins the NB Power eCharge network http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_03.JPG.html A standard level-2 charging station for electric vehicles has been installed in the parking lot of the Atlantic Host Hotel, 1450 Vanier Blvd., Bathurst. From left: Michel Losier and Ann Leggatt representing NB Power; Atlantic Host Hotel owner Keith DeGrace; Angela Greene of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. Fri, 13 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Official opening of École Champlain http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_02.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, along with students, staff and guests, participated in the official opening of École Champlain in Moncton. Fri, 13 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Site selected for new Oromocto school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_01.jpg.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on Carpenter Drive in Oromocto. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Isabelle Savoie, executive director of learning, Francophone sud school district; Tammy Akerley-Cyr, principal of École Arc-en-ciel; Mayor Bob Powell; Deputy Mayor Kelly Murdock; and Oromocto’s chief administrative officer Dick Isabelle. Fri, 13 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Codiac Transpo receives new buses thanks to federal and provincial governments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-12_02.jpg.html Codiac Transpo, which provides bus services to Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview, received 19 new buses thanks to federal and provincial funding. Front row, from left: Dieppe Deputy Mayor Ted Gaudet; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Riverview Mayor Ann Seamans; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold. Back row: Angela Martin, general manager of Codiac Transpo. Thu, 12 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Investments in Cardwell Farms Compost Products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-12_01.jpg.html Investments by the provincial and federal governments will help Cardwell Farms Compost Products Inc. of Penobsquis purchase new equipment and increase export opportunities. From left: Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; company president James Cunningham; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser. Thu, 12 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Collaborative agreement to reduce MRI wait times in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-11_02.jpg.html Horizon Health Network and Vitalité Health Network have entered into an agreement that will improve access to MRI services in the Greater Moncton region. From left: Gary Foley, vice-president of professional services, Horizon Health Network; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; Johanne Roy, vice-president of clinical services, Vitalité Health Network; Premier Brian Gallant; and Health Minister Benoît Bourque. Wed, 11 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Visit by ambassador of Nepal http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-11_01.jpg.html Deputy premier Stephen Horsman met today with Nepal’s ambassador to Canada, Kali Prasad Pokhrel. Wed, 11 October 2017 00:00:00 AST New look drivers licence launched http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-10_02.jpg.html The provincial government today launched new driver’s licences and photo identification cards which include enhanced features to guard against forgery. From left: Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. Tue, 10 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Investment in Edmundston Airport upgrades http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-10_01.jpg.html The provincial and federal governments are making a combined investment of $750,000 for renovations at the Edmundston Airport. From left: Luc Michaud, president, Madawaska Airport Inc.; Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; and Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard. Tue, 10 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Medicare now available for international students http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-06_02.jpg.html Medicare coverage is now available for international students studying full-time in New Brunswick. From left: Health Minister Benoît Bourque; Robert Burroughs, executive director of the New Brunswick Student Alliance; Tristian Gaudet, president of the Fédération des étudiantes et étudiants du Campus universitaire de Moncton; Samuel Jordan Nganga, president of the Association des étudiants et étudiantes internationaux du Centre universitaire de Moncton; and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson. Fri, 06 October 2017 00:00:00 AST Fri, 20 October 2017 00:00:00 AST