News Releases - Government of New Brunswick Featured News - Government of New Brunswick New Brunswick breast cancer screening rates among highest in Canada In New Brunswick, 57.4 per cent of women in the target age group are getting regular mammograms through the organized provincial screening program, ranking the province third in Canada for breast cancer screening participation. 2014041616:04:00 Investment in Sackville Legion improves accessibility The provincial government has invested $25,000 towards upgrading the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 in Sackville through the installation of an accessibility lift. 2014041614:34:00 A provincial Telestroke program being developed The provincial government is developing a standardized provincial telestroke system. 2014041514:48:00 Investment of $2.65 million in two Bouctouche infrastructure projects The provincial government is investing $2.65 million in two infrastructure projects in Bouctouche, mainly to improve the municipal water system. 2014040415:56:00 Provincial and federal governments invest in Neguac's athletic infrastructure The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $300,000 for renovations to an athletic track and soccer field in Neguac. 2014040412:17:00 Inauguration of new annex at the École Régionale-de-Saint-André The new annex at the École Régionale-de-Saint-André was officially inaugurated today. 2014040411:54:00 Investment in high-speed network supports technology sector growth and research The provincial government, CANARIE, and F6 Networks are investing in a new high-speed, dark-fibre network that will connect northern New Brunswick to the provincial and national research and education networks. 2014040410:49:00 One-Job Pledge initiative helping Edmundston companies The One-Job Pledge initiative has helped 94 graduates find employment at 73 businesses in the Edmundston region. 2014040312:36:00 Technology company to create 60 new jobs in Fredericton and Saint John Introhive, a Fredericton-based data-analytics company, is expanding its operations, creating 60 new information and communications technology jobs in Saint John and Fredericton over the next five years. 2014040210:17:00 Electromechanical training program to be offered at CCNB-Edmundston A new electromechanical training program will be offered at the Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB)- Edmundston Campus thanks to investments from the provincial government. 2014040210:12:00 Schools which will participate in the Premier’s Challenge pilot project announced The provincial government, in partnership with Active at School and Canadian Tire Corp., is putting a plan in action to get the province's children and youth active for at least one hour per day. 2014040110:14:00 HRG to establish training facility in Moncton Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), a company specializing in corporate travel, expense and data management services, will establish a new training facility in Moncton and create up to 50 travel consultant positions within the next two years. 2014033114:19:00 Funding provided to renovate shelter in Saint John Funding to help First Steps Housing Project Inc. to repair its shelter for expectant and new mothers who are homeless was announced today in Saint John. 2014032814:54:00 Investments in tobacco control activities The provincial government is increasing its investments by more than 35 per cent to support the continued work of the New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition. 2014032810:07:00 MLAs adopt shared risk model Legislation is being introduced today to move members of the legislative assembly to a shared-risk pension plan. 2014032611:37:00 Several Moncton roads resurfaced through Gas Tax Fund Officials gathered today to recognize the ongoing work to maintain Moncton roads in good condition through investments under the Gas Tax Fund. 2014032112:15:00 Provincial government to continue to support those in need in 2014-15 The provincial government will invest $1.09 billion in the upcoming fiscal year to help seniors, low-income individuals, children and persons with disabilities. This figure is contained in the 2014-15 budget estimates of the Department of Social Development, released today. 2014032108:31:00 Program modernized to better support children with disabilities and their families A provincial program that supports children with disabilities and their families is being modernized with an investment of $1.5 million, Social Development Minister Madeleine Dubé announced today. 2014032108:29:00 New resources to promote online safety for children, youth The provincial government signed an agreement today to provide further protection to children and adolescents using the Internet. 2014031914:36:00 Premier holds trade, economic discussions with European Union ambassadors Premier David Alward became the first provincial premier to be officially received by the group of European Union ambassadors when he held discussions with them in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 18. 2014031912:36:00 Funding increased for universities, help for students and employers The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is investing more than $593 million in fiscal 2014-15 in its core mandate of people, skills and jobs. The figures were outlined today as the department's main estimates were presented in the legislative assembly. 2014031912:20:00 Sport and wellness budget doubles The provincial government is fulfilling its commitment to double the funding for sport, recreation and wellness by investing an additional $1.5 million in those sectors in 2014-15. 2014031816:23:00 Provincial, federal governments sign agreement in principle to renew labour market agreements, create Canada Job Grant The provincial government has signed an agreement in principle with the federal government to renew labour market agreements and create the Canada Job Grant totalling about $66 million. 2014031409:36:00 New Brunswick delegation to attend international seafood show Seven New Brunswick companies will join a delegation led by Premier David Alward to participate in North America's largest seafood show this weekend in Boston. 2014031409:00:00 New forestry management strategy to create jobs, investment A forestry management strategy released today will encourage investment, maintain thousands of jobs, create hundreds of new jobs and manage Crown forests in a sustainable way. 2014031213:17:00 2014041616:04:00