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2017 Human Rights Award presented

Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau presented the 2017 New Brunswick Human Rights Award to the New Brunswick Multicultural Council today during a ceremony at Government House today in Fredericton. From left: New Brunswick Human Rights Commission chair Nathalie Chiasson; Roy Vienneau; and council president Mike Timani.

New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick

Ten accomplished individuals were invested into the Order of New Brunswick on Tuesday, two posthumously, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Standing, from left: Raphaël Moore, receiving for the late Gérard Friolet, from bas-Caraquet; Phil Comeau, from Moncton; Jean-Guy Rioux, from Pointe-Brûlée; Premier Brian Gallant; Kenneth Barlow, from ...

Lieutenant-governor honours excellence within public service

Two awards for excellence in public administration were presented today by Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau at Government House on behalf of the Institute for Public Administration of Canada. From left: the recipient of the new Donald G. Dennison Award for Public Administration, John Dolimount, director of Northwest New Brunswick District, ...

2016 Human Rights Award presented

The 2016 New Brunswick Human Rights Award was presented to Anne Huestis Scott today at a ceremony held at Government House in Fredericton. From left: Ronald Vienneau, husband of the lieutenant-governor; Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau; and Anne Huestis Scott.

New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick

Ten accomplished individuals were invested into the Order of New Brunswick today at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Standing, from left: Sister Adèle Morin, from Petit-Rocher; Dr. Réjean Thomas, from Tilley Road; Thaddeus Holownia, from Sackville; Kevin Vickers, from Miramichi (Chatham); Gary Gould, from Fredericton; Rev. Brent Hawkes, ...

First Poppy presented

To encourage New Brunswickers to support the annual Poppy Campaign by the Royal Canadian Legion, the first poppy of the New Brunswick campaign was presented to Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau by John Ladoucer, 1st vice-president of the Royal Canadian Legion NB Command.

2015 Human Rights Award presented

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission’s 2015 Human Rights Award was presented to Bernard Richard on Sept. 16 in a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. From left: Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau; Richard; and Randy Dickinson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission.

Celebration marks longest-serving reign of the Queen

Today, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, became the longest-reigning monarch, surpassing the record of her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau marked this milestone with a reception and the planting of a rosebush at Government House in Fredericton. In recognition of the Queen as a strong female role model, ...

New Brunswick Heritage Week is Feb. 9-16

Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Bill Fraser and Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau recently participated in a ceremony organized by the École Soleil Levant in Richibucto to celebrate the 2015 Heritage Week. From left: Fraser; Ronald Vienneau, the lieutenant-governor’s spouse; Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc; Roy Vienneau; Janie Thibodeau, the student ...

Children and Youth in Care Day declared

Nov. 29 was declared Children and Youth in Care Day in New Brunswick. From left: Youth in Care Network members Kyla LaPointe, Mandy Richard, Tia Van Fleet, and Alisha Badeau; Social Development Minister Cathy Rogers; Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau; and network members Samantha Neil, Valérie Bouchard Vézina, and Katherine Adams.

Speech from the throne / first session of the 58th legislature

The speech from the throne was delivered Dec. 3 in the legislative assembly by Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau.

New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick for 2014

Ten accomplished New Brunswickers were invested into the Order of New Brunswick. The new members were inducted into the province's highest honour by the chancellor of the order, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Front row, from left: Cheryl Robertson; Premier Brian Gallant; Roy-Vienneau; Roxanne ...

New lieutenant-governor installed

Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau was installed today as the new lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick during an official ceremony at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. The ceremony was hosted by Premier Brian Gallant, who noted Roy-Vienneau’s outstanding contributions to New Brunswick’s education system, and to the province as a whole. Seated: Roy-Vienneau. Standing, ...

Premier Gallant, Executive Council members named, sworn in

Premier Brian Gallant and the members of the Executive Council were sworn in this afternoon in a ceremony held at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. The ceremony was presided over by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas and took place in the presence of the premier, Executive Council, the newly elected members of ...

Date for swearing-in ceremony set

Premier-designate Brian Gallant, along with MLAs recommended for appointment to the executive council, will be officially sworn-in during a ceremony on Oct. 7. Gallant, left, who will become the 33rd Premier of New Brunswick, was formally invited to form government during a meeting with Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas.

2014 Human Rights Award presented

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission’s 2014 Human Rights Award was presented to Corinne Gallant of Moncton on Sept. 15 in a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. From left: Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas; Gallant; and Randy Dickinson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission.

Premier visits Lieutenant-Governor

Premier David Alward met with Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas at Government House to ask him to dissolve the 57th legislative assembly of New Brunswick in advance of the up-coming provincial general election on Sept. 22. From left: Alward; Nicholas; and Rhonda Alward.

Official opening of the World Acadian Congress

The opening ceremonies of the 2014 World Acadian Congress took place Aug. 8. The theme for the event is “Acadia of the World: A New Acadia!”. The congress runs until Aug. 24 in the border regions of Maine, Madawaska and Témiscouata, Quebec. From left: Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Lt.-Gov. Graydon ...

Appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau as lieutenant-governor

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau as Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick. From left: Deputy Premier Paul Robichaud; Roy-Vienneau; her husband Ronald Vienneau; and Premier David Alward at the opening ceremony of the World Acadian Congress.

Address in reply to the speech from the throne delivered to lieutenant-governor

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 ...

New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick for 2013

Ten accomplished New Brunswickers were invested into the Order of New Brunswick. The new members were inducted into the province's highest honour by the chancellor of the order, Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Front row, from left: Jean E. Irving; Nicholas, Premier David Alward; ...

First Poppies presented

To encourage New Brunswickers to support the annual Poppy Campaign by the Royal Canadian Legion, the first poppies of the New Brunswick campaign were presented to Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas and to his wife Beth Nicholas. From left: Rick Love, president of the Royal Canadian Legion (NB Command); First vice-president Harold ...

Saint John Courts has officially opened

The new Saint John Law Courts building has officially opened. The ceremony was attended by Lt-.Gov. Graydon Nicholas, Premier David Alward, Justice Minister Troy Lifford and Attorney General Hugh Flemming. From left: Deputy sheriff Ryan Durdan; Provincial Court Chief Judge R. Leslie Jackson, Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice David ...

Human Rights Award recipient announced

Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas presented the 2013 New Brunswick Human Rights Award to Oromocto resident John Wood in a ceremony held at Government House in Fredericton. From left: Wood; Nicholas; and Randy Dickinson, chair, New Brunswick Human Rights Commission.

Students to participate in annual heritage showcase

Twenty-one students from across the province will participate in this year’s Provincial Heritage Showcase, being held June 21-23 in Shippagan. They will represent their school districts; learn about the unique heritage of the Shippagan region; and share their history research. From left: Kaley Watters, the delegate from the Anglophone South ...