Government of New Brunswick - Executive Council Office - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Executive Council Office - Latest News en Changes announced to senior government leadership REVISED / Premier Brian Gallant announced changes to the senior ranks of the provincial civil service today. Fri, 12 May 2017 15:49:00 AST New Brunswick Women’s Council Act proclamation The provincial government proclaimed legislation formally establishing the New Brunswick’s Women’s Council as an independent advisory body on matters of importance to New Brunswick women. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:45:00 AST Health research chair on cannabis established at STU Premier Brian Gallant joined representatives from St. Thomas University (STU), Shoppers Drug Mart and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation to announce the establishment of a health research chair on cannabis at the university. Fri, 05 May 2017 15:06:00 AST Families, education and economy focus of third session of the 58th legislative assembly The third session of the 58th Legislative Assembly closed today with 63 bills passed and a focus on families, education and the economy. Fri, 05 May 2017 13:11:00 AST Unanimous approval given to proclaiming third Saturday in September as Becca Schofield Day A motion was passed unanimously in the legislative assembly today naming the third Saturday in September annually as Becca Schofield Day. The motion, brought forward by the Official Opposition, was in recognition of the 17-year-old’s tireless efforts to encourage acts of kindness and goodwill. Thu, 04 May 2017 15:29:00 AST Fri, 12 May 2017 15:49:00 AST