25 August 2017
A Changing of the Guard re-enactment, in commemoration of an 1883 ceremony of Company “A” of the Infantry School Corps, recently took place on the grounds of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, with the guard in period costume.
31 March 2017
The legislature will be lit up in blue on Sunday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2. From left: Travis Wolfe, parent; Holly Soucoup, parent; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Danielle Pelletier, owner of Autism Intervention Services; Janet Mitton, a clinical supervisor ...
13 June 2016
The pride banner was raised today at the legislative assembly in recognition of national Pride Month. Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman participated in the event.
12 February 2016
Premier Brian Gallant formally closed the budget debate at the legislative assembly today. The provincial government tabled its 2016-17 provincial budget on Feb. 2 which outlines plans to put the province’s finances on the right track, protect education and health care and invest in job creation.
04 February 2016
Quispamsis MLA Blaine Higgs delivered the formal reply of the official Opposition to the 2016-17 provincial budget, released Feb. 2.
11 December 2015
Premier Brian Gallant closed the throne speech debate at the legislative assembly. Repairing the province’s finances in order to invest in the priorities of New Brunswickers is the major theme of the 2015-16 speech from the throne.
10 December 2015
Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Serge Rousselle met with 24 Grade 12 students from China and their teachers. The students are in New Brunswick as part of a long-standing partnership between the province and AKD International Inc. This partnership is facilitated by Atlantic Education International Inc. The organization co-ordinates ...
30 November 2015
The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4.
04 June 2015
The secretary general of the International Organization of La Francophonie, Michaëlle Jean, (right) began her official two-day visit to New Brunswick with an address to the legislative assembly today.
10 April 2015
Premier Brian Gallant formally closed the budget debate at the legislative assembly today. The provincial government tabled its 2015-16 budget on March 31 which focuses on the government’s three key priorities: creating the conditions for job creation, facing the province's fiscal challenges and helping families.
02 April 2015
Quispamsis MLA Blaine Higgs delivered the formal reply of the official Opposition to the 2015-16 provincial budget, released March 31, during the first session of the 58th legislature.
31 March 2015
Finance Minister Roger Melanson tabled the provincial government’s 2015-16 budget today which focuses on the government’s three key priorities: creating the conditions for job creation, facing our fiscal challenges and helping families.
16 December 2014
Premier Brian Gallant closed the throne speech debate at the legislative assembly. Moving New Brunswick forward with a plan to create the right conditions for job growth, a plan to achieve fiscal balance and a plan that will put families and communities back to work are the major themes of ...
24 October 2014
Following the swearing-in of members in a morning ceremony, the 58th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick convened its first session Friday afternoon. As their first order of business, the Moncton-Centre MLA Chris Collins was elected to oversee the deliberations of the House as Speaker.
05 May 2014
Forty-eight students from twenty high schools participated in the 25th annual Student Legislative Seminar, which took place from April 25 to 27. The seminar is a nonpartisan program designed to provide New Brunswick senior high school students with a better understanding of the functions and operations of government in ...
08 April 2014
Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes is currently cycling across the country as part of Clara's Big Ride. The 110-day tour across Canada will visit every province and territory in Canada to grow awareness and action in mental health as well as help end the stigma around mental illness. On Tuesday, April ...
18 February 2014
Premier David Alward formally closed the budget debate at the legislative assembly today. The provincial government tabled its 2014-15 capital and operating budgets on Feb. 4. They reduce the provincial deficit, freeze taxes and provide strategic investments in programs, infrastructure and innovation.
07 February 2014
Student leaders met with Premier David Alward, Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Jody Carr and MLAs in Fredericton to discuss their priorities for post-secondary education. From left: Carr; Melissa O'Rourke; Greg Bailey; Elizabeth Murphy; Ben Whitney; Luke Robertson; Matthew Ranson; Annie Sherry; Andrew Russell, and Alward.
06 February 2014
Dieppe-Centre – Lewisville MLA Roger Melanson delivered the formal reply of the official Opposition to the 2014-15 provincial budget, released Feb. 4 during the fourth session of the 57th legislature.
04 February 2014
The provincial government tabled its 2014-15 capital and operating budgets today. They reduce the provincial deficit, freeze taxes and provide strategic investments in programs, infrastructure and innovation. Finance Minister Blaine Higgs is shown presenting the 20014-15 budget speech in the legislative assembly.
12 December 2013
Premier David Alward presented an address in reply to the speech from the throne to Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. From left: Dale Graham, speaker of the legislative assembly; Saint John East MLA Glen Tait, mover of the motion for an address at the opening of ...
15 November 2013
Premier David Alward closed the speech from the throne debate in the legislative assembly today. The speech, which opened the fourth session of the 57th legislature, details the legislative and policy agenda of the provincial government for the next year as it continues to rebuild New Brunswick, its economy and ...
05 November 2013
New Brunswick is at a crossroads, and it will take strong leadership and co-operation to move forward confidently in strengthening the economy through resource development, making strategic investments and managing responsibly for the future. This was the major theme in the 2013-14 speech from the throne, delivered today by Lt.-Gov. ...
21 October 2013
The portrait of former Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson was recently unveiled at the Legislative Assembly. From left: Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Dale Graham; Herménégilde Chiasson; and Marcia Babineau.
13 September 2013
Alfred R. Landry has been sworn in as the new conflict of interest commissioner in New Brunswick, succeeding Patrick A.A. Ryan. From left: Dale Graham, speaker of the legislative assembly; Ryan; Landry; and Ernest Drapeau, chief justice of New Brunswick.
07 June 2013
Premier David Alward welcomed Alberta Premier Alison Redford to the legislative assembly on Friday, June 7. Redford was in New Brunswick to promote the economic benefits of a west-east pipeline.
27 November 2012
Rebuilding New Brunswick through innovation in economic development, health and senior care, education, community protection and development, and streamlining government are the major themes of the 2012-13 speech from the throne. The address, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas, opened the third session of the 57th legislature. He is shown delivering ...
27 November 2012
Rebuilding New Brunswick through innovation in economic development, health and senior care, education, community protection and development, and streamlining government are the major themes of the 2012-13 speech from the throne. The address, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas, opened the third session of the 57th legislature. Premier David Alward is ...
18 July 2012
Hugh John (Ted) Flemming III took the oath of office as the new Member of the legislative assembly for Rothesay on July 17. From left: Premier David Alward and Flemming during the swearing-in ceremony.
14 June 2012
The history of the legislative assembly came to life as the new lighting at Parliament Square was turned on in a ceremony on the evening of Wednesday, June 13. Dale Graham, speaker of the legislative assembly, hosted Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas, Premier David Alward, MLAs and others at the ceremony, held ...
12 June 2012
New lighting at Parliament Square, in front of the legislative assembly, will be unveiled on the evening of Wednesday, June 13, in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. The enhanced illumination of Parliament Square is part of the Legislative Assembly Building Long Term Restoration Plan. The lighting was ...
06 February 2012
A Book of Congratulations will be available to the public to provide an opportunity to offer congratulations and best wishes to mark the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the throne. The book will be available at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, during regular ...
06 February 2012
A special flag standard was raised this morning in front of the legislative assembly to mark the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the throne on Feb. 6, 1952.
30 November 2011
MLAs gathered at the legislative assembly to cap the 'Movember' campaign to raise awareness of and funding for prostate cancer. Male MLAs grew moustaches throughout November to highlight the campaign. They were joined in this photo opportunity by female MLAs, who appeared with them in solidarity in the fight against ...
23 November 2011
The 2011-12 speech from the throne sets out an agenda for the coming year that continues the work being done to change the culture of government. Delivered by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas, the speech opened the second session of the 57th legislature.
23 May 2011
Phase 5 of the Restoration of the Main Legislative Building’s Historic Masonry and New Copper Roofing continues on schedule, and will include a restored southeast atrium entrance and library courtyard upgrades.
03 December 2010
Attending the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly on Dec. 3 included, from left: Dale Graham, Speaker; Premier David Alward; Rhonda Alward; Elizabeth Nicholas; and Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas.
02 December 2010
The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3.
23 November 2010
Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas delivers the 2010 Speech from the Throne and officially opens the first session of the 57th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.
23 November 2010
Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas receives military honours and inspects the honour guard prior to the official opening of the first session of the 57th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.
27 October 2010
Premier David Alward (PC-Woodstock) and Denis Landry (Liberal, Centre-Péninsule–Saint-Sauveur) drag the reluctant Speaker Dale Graham (PC-Carleton) to the Throne to assume the position of Speaker of the 57th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.
12 October 2010
Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas (left) administers the oath of office to David Alward (MLA-Woodstock) who becomes the 42nd premier of New Brunswick. Assisting in the ceremony is Donald Forestell, clerk assistant, Legislative Assembly.
12 October 2010
Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas administered the oath of office to the new members of the Legislative Assembly in the presence of members, invited guests and family members on Oct. 12.
26 February 2010
The provincial government will call for a full debate in the legislative assembly on legislation to implement the energy agreement between New Brunswick and Quebec. Energy Minister Jack Keir and Government House Leader Greg Byrne made the announcement today. From left: Byrne; and Keir.
17 November 2009
Seizing opportunities to lower energy rates in New Brunswick, reducing poverty while empowering people and creating jobs, enhancing health and senior care, promoting literacy, and positioning the province for significant economic growth were among the themes in the 2009-10 throne speech delivered by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas during the opening of ...
12 December 2008
Hundreds of people braved chilly temperatures to enjoy musical entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus at the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at the Legislative Assembly.
24 November 2008
Keeping commitments, carefully managing through the current economic downturn, and a renewed focus on and commitment to achieving self-sufficiency were the primary themes of today's speech from the throne that opened the third session of the 56th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.
19 November 2008
Jack Carr (seated) signs the register as new MLA for New Maryland-Sunbury West, following a ceremony at the legislature. Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson (left) presided.
11 July 2008
The final report of the legislature''s Select Committee on Wellness, Wellness...we each have a role to play - Individuals, communities, stakeholders and government, was released today in Fredericton. From left: Committee members Bernard LeBlanc, Paul Robichaud, Bruce Fitch, Chris Collins (chair), Brian Kenny, L. Joan MacAlpine-Stiles, Rick Brewer, ...
28 May 2008
Members of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association were hosted recently at the Legislative Assembly, where MLAs and staff were presented with maple syrup products. From left: New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association general manager Yvon Poitras presents the association’s new recipe booklet to Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette; Natural ...
18 April 2008
Premier Shawn Graham declared April 21, 2008 Lions Appreciation Day in New Brunswick, in honour and recognition of the work of the Lions Clubs of New Brunswick and around the world. A number of members from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and parts of Maine visited the Legislative Assembly today.
07 December 2007
Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson and his wife Marcia Babineau, along with Premier Shawn Graham and his wife Roxanne Reeves, recently took part in the tree-lighting ceremony at the Legislative Assembly.
27 November 2007
Members of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick today elected Liberal MLA Roy Boudreau (Campbellton-Restigouche Centre) to preside over their deliberations as Speaker of the House. Continuing tradition, Premier Shawn Graham and Hampton-Kings MLA Bev Harrison dragged a 'reluctant' Boudreau to the throne where he returned thanks for his election. ...
24 October 2007
The sculpture Britannia, which has stood at the top of the central north entrance pediment of the Legislative Assembly building for over 125 years, was recently removed as part of an ongoing refurbishment of the building. The sculpture had to be removed so that the pediment could be reinforced, as ...
25 June 2007
Premier Shawn Graham and Prime Minister Stephen Harper met today at the New Brunswick Legislature and discussed the Province''s self-sufficiency agenda.
05 June 2007
Premier Shawn Graham and Family and Community Services Minister Carmel Robichaud met with a grade-four Social Studies class from École CSC La Fontaine in Néguac, accompanied by their teacher Linda Jean.
05 June 2007
Premier Shawn Graham, left, and Rick Miles (MLA – Fredericton Silverwood), right, met today with four-year-old Xaviar Johnson and his mother Suzannah at the Legislative Assembly. Xaviar is a resident of Fredericton Silverwood and was recognized on the floor of the House for his heroism and bravery. On May 27, ...
01 June 2007
Premier Shawn Graham and Claude Landry (MLA-Tracadie-Sheila) met with a group of students in grades 5 and 6 from La Villa des Amis from Tracadie Beach during a visit to the Legislative Assembly in Fredericton. They were accompanied by their teachers, Anne Basque, Caroline Savoie, Teaching Aide Gilles Cormier and ...
22 May 2007
Members of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association were hosted recently at the Legislative Assembly, where MLAs and staff were presented with maple syrup products. From left: New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association chairman David Briggs; Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette; Natural Resources Minister Donald Arseneault, and association general manager ...