New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia $108 million for renovations to nursing homes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-15_01.jpg.html The provincial government will invest $108 million over the next five years for renovations to nursing homes across the province. From left: Ron Forsythe of Pine Grove Nursing Home’s board of directors; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Jodi Hall, executive director of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes; Cheryl Wiggins, Pine Grove Nursing Home administrator; Kerry Atkinson, chair of Pine Grove Nursing Home’s board of directors; and Sarah Young of Pine Grove Nursing Home’s board of directors. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Appcast to create up to 70 jobs in Fredericton over next four years http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-14_01.jpg.html Appcast will create up to 70 full-time jobs in Fredericton over the next four years with support from the provincial government. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Chris Cummins, chief revenue officer at Appcast; and Premier Brian Gallant. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Investment of $2.4 million in NBCC infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-13_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $2.4 million in the New Brunswick Community College’s (NBCC) infrastructure as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Lisa Taylor, vice-president of finance and administration, NBCC Saint Andrews; Cameron Blair, student council president for NBCC Saint Andrews; Premier Brian Gallant; Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet and Treasury Board President Roger Melanson. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Planning underway for new interchange on Route 1 in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-13_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in 2018-19 to begin planning for a new Route 1 interchange in Saint John and four-way traffic signals at two busy Saint John intersections which will improve safety and traffic flow and will allow for increased economic development. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Councillor John MacKenzie; Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Councillor Donna Reardon; Premier Brian Gallant; and Robert MacKinnon, vice-president, University of New Brunswick – Saint John campus. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Investment of $3 million to increase surgical capacity, reduce wait times http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-12_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $3 million to help reduce the number of people waiting for orthopedic surgery in the Greater Moncton area. From left: Health Minister Benoît Bourque; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Dr. Paul Goobie, medical director of surgical services for the Moncton area, Horizon Health Network; Sharon Smyth-Okana, regional director for surgical services, Vitalité Health Network; and Premier Brian Gallant. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 ‘New deal’ proposed for Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-09_03.jpg.html The provincial government and City of Saint John have agreed to undertake a series of short-, medium- and long-term measures to help grow the city’s economy. Back row, from left: Coun. Blake Armstrong; Deputy Mayor Shirley McAlary; Mayor Don Darling; Premier Brian Gallant; Coun. Gerry Lowe; and Coun. John MacKenzie. Front row, from left: Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; and Coun. Donna Reardon. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Increase in funding to support victims of crime http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-09_02.jpg.html Funding to the Victim Services Program was increased in the 2018-19 provincial budget by $1.4 million to sustain a Special Purpose Fund of $2.9 million in order to offer direct services to victims of crime. From left: Kristal LeBlanc, executive director of the Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre; Lorraine Whalley, executive director of the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Premier closes budget debate http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-09_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant formally closed the budget debate at the legislative assembly today. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Minister: Family Day expected to be good for hospitality sector http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-07_01.jpg.html The provincial government anticipates the addition of a new paid holiday will create increased opportunity for the hospitality industry and other sectors this year. The province’s first Family Day will be on Monday, Feb. 19. From left: Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; Ronald Drisdelle, president of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick; Brian Conoley, Radical Edge; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Ross Antworth, general manager of the New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs; Jordan Cheney, Crabbe Mountain; Stefanie Bouchard, Crabbe Mountain and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Premier unveils multi-year plan to reduce wait times in health care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-06_03.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant outlined over $25 million in new targeted investments to fund a multi-year plan to reduce wait times in New Brunswick’s health-care system. From left: Health Minister Benoît Bourque; New Brunswick Medical Society CEO Anthony Knight; Dr. Édouard Hendriks, vice-president of medical, academic and research affairs at Horizon Health Network; Gallant; and deputy premier Stephen Horsman. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 New memory care beds for Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-06_02.jpg.html Eighteen memory care beds for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia will be created in Charlotte County in the next year. From left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Jason Carr, deputy mayor of St. Stephen; Alan MacEachern, mayor of St. Stephen; and Premier Brian Gallant. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Park infrastructure improvements in Rothesay http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-06_01.jpg.html The provincial government invested $150,000 in a park infrastructure improvement project in Rothesay to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. From left: Peter Lewis, town councillor; Matt Alexander, deputy mayor; Miriam Wells, town councillor; Nancy Grant, mayor; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty and Don Shea, town councillor. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Amendments to the Employment Standards Act proposed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-02_01.jpg.html The provincial government has introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act that would include domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence leave, and also update unpaid leave provisions. Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage discussed the changes with reporters this morning. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Volunteers sought for court support program in Saint John region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-01_03.jpg.html The Department of Justice and Public Safety is seeking volunteers for a program designed to help vulnerable victims as they navigate the court system. From left: Debbie Percival, member of the Court Support Volunteer Program, and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Details of new nursing home plan for Florenceville-Bristol region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-01_02.jpg.html A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in the Florenceville-Bristol area over the next few years, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Andrew Harvey; Bath Mayor Troy Stone; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Centreville Mayor Michael Stewart; Florenceville-Bristol Mayor Karl Curtis and Gallant. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Official Opposition replies to 2018-19 provincial budget http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.02.2018-02-01_01.jpg.html Riverview MLA Bruce Fitch delivered the formal reply of the official Opposition to the 2018-19 provincial budget, released Jan. 30. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0300