News Releases - Government of New Brunswick Featured News - Government of New Brunswick Sod-turning marks construction of RCMP facility in Moncton A sod-turning ceremony in Moncton marked the official start of construction of a building for the RCMP Forensic Identification Services Unit. 2014073014:47:00 Government funds improved intervention for victims of sexual violence The provincial government has contributed $200,000 dollars to the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre for the second consecutive year. 2014073011:08:00 Construction underway on new Dalhousie nursing home Construction is underway on a replacement nursing home in Dalhousie. Maxim Construction Inc. of Saint John has been awarded the tender to build the structure. 2014073009:38:00 Deal reached with Twin Rivers Paper Co. The provincial government has completed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Twin Rivers Paper Co. which will see the company complete its agreement to invest in the pension plan for hundreds of its workers and retirees. 2014072815:08:00 Affordable housing units officially open in Richibucto Three affordable housing units for non-elderly singles, persons with disabilities and low-income seniors have officially opened in Richibucto. 2014072814:15:00 Rare diseases drug plan established The provincial government has established the New Brunswick Drugs for Rare Diseases Plan which will provide assistance to those with certain rare diseases who face high drug costs. 2014072812:03:00 Investment of $85,000 in Second Stage Housing services The provincial government has provided $85,000 to Crossroads for Women to help finance its Second Stage Housing Program for women who are victims of domestic violence. 2014072811:23:00 Sod turning for addition to Woodstock nursing home Residents and members of the Woodstock community joined provincial representatives to turn the sod for the construction of the $9.12 million addition to Carleton Manor. 2014072810:30:00 Affordable housing units officially open in Grand Falls Nine affordable housing units for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities were officially opened today in Grand Falls. 2014072513:54:00 New technology for the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital The Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital is receiving two new pieces of medical equipment , expected by the winter of 2015. 2014072508:58:00 New phase of construction underway at Saint John nursing home Construction on phase 2 at Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John is underway. 2014072413:32:00 Route 8 Marysville Bypass nearing completion The $120-million Route 8 Marysville Bypass will be officially opened to the public at the end of August. 2014072410:58:00 Private-public research and development projects announced The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation today announced its first ten private-public research and development collaborations through its new Innovation Voucher Fund, totaling $600,000. 2014072310:36:00 Legislature to resume for pension amendments The 57th Legislative Assembly will resume at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, for a special, one-day session to enact changes designed to improve the security of Fraser Papers pensions and to increase payment amounts for plan members. 2014072213:24:00 First pharmacy connected to Electronic Health Record The Jean Coutu pharmacy in Grand Falls is the first to be connected to the Electronic Health Record program. 2014072114:06:00 Provincial government signs cooperation agreement with Maine Premier David Alward and Maine Governor Paul LePage have signed a Cooperation Agreement that identifies opportunities for collaboration in the areas of trade development, tourism, transportation, energy, culture and emergency preparedness. 2014072112:43:00 Increased funding announced for Kings Landing Historical Settlement Kings Landing Historical Settlement has received a $300,000 increase in operational funding as part of Creative Futures – A Renewed Cultural Policy for New Brunswick . 2014072110:59:00 Provincial government invests $1.1 million in Shippagan school The provincial government is investing $ 1.1 million for the expansion of the gymnasium at École Envolée Shippagan. 2014071713:55:00 Dieppe electronics manufacturer creating up to 25 jobs An electronics contract manufacturer and design services company in Dieppe – CE3 Electronics Inc. – will add up to 25 jobs to its full-time workforce as it moves into a new facility next year. 2014071713:38:00 New digital mammography unit at Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus de Caraquet The provincial government is investing $500,000 in a new digital mammography machine for Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus de Caraquet. 2014071710:24:00 Provincial government invests in ferry service The provincial government is investing $2 million to ensure the continued operation of the Saint John-Digby ferry service for another two years. 2014071611:16:00 Research project will improve care for hospitalized patients with diabetes A $250,000 investment is being made over the next two years to improve outcomes for hospitalized patients with diabetes. 2014071514:06:00 Construction starts on new nursing home in Upper Miramichi Construction is underway on a new nursing home in Upper Miramichi. 2014071511:18:00 New peat moss facility to be built in Grand Tracadie-Sheila The provincial government is investing $500,000 to assist Jiffy Products Ltd., in the construction of a new mix plant near Losier Settlement, creating 16 new jobs. 2014071510:32:00 Infertility treatment fund announced A special assistance fund has been created to help ease the financial burden of those dealing with infertility. 2014071509:21:00 2014073014:47:00