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.