Government of New Brunswick - Aboriginal Affairs - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Aboriginal Affairs - Latest News Premier welcomes federal government plans to support First Nations Plans by the federal government to improve services and programs for First Nations are being welcomed by Premier David Alward, who is also minister responsible for aboriginal affairs. Wed, 05 March 2014 10:15:00 AST Grand opening at Grey Rock Power Centre The chief and council, provincial government officials and members of the community gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the Edmundston Truck Stop, the first tenant to begin operations at the Grey Rock Power Centre, a 28-hectare (70-acre) commercial centre on the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation. Thu, 16 May 2013 14:18:00 AST Premier takes part in national meeting to improve opportunities for aboriginals Ministers responsible for aboriginal affairs and leaders of national aboriginal organizations met in Winnipeg, Man., to discuss paths for the future success of Canada's emerging Aboriginal and First Nations population. Fri, 19 April 2013 13:44:00 AST New videos launched to promote Maliseet language, culture New videos to promote and preserve the use of the Maliseet language in New Brunswick were launched today in Fredericton by community members from the Tobique First Nation. Mon, 25 March 2013 17:06:00 AST Dedication Ceremony for Elder Peter Bernard A recently completed riverbank restoration project was dedicated to an elder who inspired his community at a ceremony today. Premier David Alward, Chief Stewart Paul, Chief-elect Brenda Pearly and members of the Tobique First Nation participated in the celebration. Mon, 22 October 2012 13:54:00 AST Wed, 05 March 2014 10:15:00 AST