News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick Returning offices open as September election officially underway http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1107.html With the writ officially issued triggering the provincial general election on Sept. 22, Elections New Brunswick opened its returning offices across the province today. 2014082110:29:00 Investment in Moncton infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1100.html The provincial government will invest up to $23.85 million in support of the City of Moncton’s strategic priority infrastructure projects, to allow the construction of a new downtown entertainment centre. 2014082010:47:00 Construction to begin on new addition to Sussex nursing home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1088.html Construction is set to begin on an $11.3 million, 30-bed addition to the Kiwanis Nursing Home in Sussex. 2014081910:47:00 New Brunswick Museum receives $1.1 million for Collections Centre improvement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1085.html The provincial government is investing $1.1 million in the development of a plan to improve the conditions of the New Brunswick Museum Collections Centre. 2014081814:06:00 Provincial government invests in Wells Community Recreation Centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1082.html The provincial government is investing $967,000 towards improvements to the Wells Recreation Centre and walking trail. 2014081813:24:00 Location announced for new Miramichi school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1081.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on the same property as Croft Elementary School in Miramichi. 2014081813:20:00 Contingency plan in place for Grand Manan http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1071.html The provincial government is taking steps to ensure Grand Manan residents have access to emergency services following Saturday’s fatal plane crash. 2014081718:32:00 Premier’s statement on Grand Manan plane crash http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1069.html The following statement was issued by Premier David Alward following a fatal plane crash on Grand Manan Island Saturday, Aug. 16 2014081616:01:00 Minister’s Statement on fatal plane crash on Grand Manan http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1068.html The following statement was issued by Health Minister Hugh Flemming following a plane crash this morning on Grand Manan Island 2014081615:53:00 IT company creating 63 jobs in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1041.html A Vancouver-based information technology company is opening a strategic sales and development centre in Saint John, creating 63 full-time jobs. 2014081409:28:00 Premier’s message on National Acadian Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1035.html On Aug. 15, Acadians across New Brunswick will join fellow Acadians throughout North America and around the world in celebration of their history, determination and vitality. 2014081308:59:00 Provincial government invests in Doaktown community park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1030.html The provincial government is investing $87,000 towards a new community park in Doaktown. 2014081211:22:00 Provincial government invests in Blackville Municipal Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1029.html The provincial government is investing a total of $80,000 in improvements to the community park in Blackville. 2014081210:30:00 Deal reached with Chaleur Sawmills http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1025.html The provincial government has reached an agreement with Chaleur Sawmills which will see it receive an additional 30,000 cubic metres of wood for its facility in Belledune. 2014081114:56:00 Enhancements to New Brunswick animal protection regulations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1023.html The provincial government will introduce regulatory changes to ban 24-hour tethering of dogs and increase penalties for other violations that compromise their health and safety. 2014081111:33:00 Premier's statement on appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau as lieutenant-governor http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1018.html The following statement regarding the appointment of Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau to the office of lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick was issued today by Premier David Alward. 2014080817:15:00 Bilateral meetings at the World Acadian Congress http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1015.html The provincial government held a series of meetings with a number of visiting dignitaries on the first day of the World Acadian Congress. 2014080816:06:00 Official opening of the World Acadian Congress http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1014.html The official opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress, held in l’Acadie des terres et forêts (the land and forests of Acadie), takes place tonight in Edmundston. 2014080811:56:00 All energy blueprint action items now complete http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1009.html The provincial government released its final progress report for The New Brunswick Energy Blueprint today, marking the completion of all action items of the three-year plan released in 2011. 2014080713:26:00 Investment made in eLearning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.1005.html The provincial government will invest $800,000 over two years in SkillsNB, a new eLearning platform offering training and up-skilling online courses. 2014080710:06:00 Tripartite agreement to revive shipbuilding and repair in Bas-Caraquet http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0996.html The provincial government, the New Brunswick Naval Centre, and the Océan company announced today the conclusion of an agreement aimed at reviving the shipbuilding and repair sector in Bas-Caraquet 2014080509:31:00 Ten members named to Order of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0993.html As part of New Brunswick Day celebrations, the names of the 2014 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today in Cocagne. 2014080411:31:00 Funding to Fredericton Loyalists Rugby Club facility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0989.html The provincial government is contributing $50,000 towards a community development infrastructure project in Fredericton. 2014080113:14:00 New wellness strategy announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0980.html The provincial government has released a renewed wellness strategy for New Brunswick. 2014080110:17:00 Premier’s message / New Brunswick Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.08.0979.html New Brunswick Day is a special time for our province. It is an opportunity for New Brunswickers to join together to celebrate family and community, as well as our outstanding past, present and future. 2014080109:54:00 2014082110:29:00