Government of New Brunswick - Energy and Mines - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Energy and Mines - Latest News en Government to fight for exclusion from border duties on softwood lumber The provincial government is asserting its support for the New Brunswick softwood lumber industry the week before a preliminary determination is expected from the United States Department of Commerce on their countervailing duty investigations of imports of certain softwood lumber products from Canada. Fri, 21 April 2017 11:23:00 AST Second mining summit held The provincial government hosted a second Economic Opportunities Summit on mining on Thursday. Fri, 21 April 2017 09:49:00 AST Forest-fire season begins The 2017 forest-fire season in New Brunswick is now underway. Tue, 18 April 2017 13:53:00 AST Recreational angling season set to begin The arrival of spring has anglers gearing up for the opening of the 2017 fishing season. Thu, 13 April 2017 09:47:00 AST Crown reserve draw results now available Anthony Smith of Canobie was the first name drawn in the 2017 regular Crown reserve angling draw. Mon, 27 March 2017 10:00:00 AST Mon, 24 April 2017 08:44:18 AST