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 ...