News Releases - Government of New Brunswick Featured News - Government of New Brunswick Returning offices open as September election officially underway 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 The provincial government is investing $87,000 towards a new community park in Doaktown. 2014081211:22:00 Provincial government invests in Blackville Municipal Park 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 The provincial government is contributing $50,000 towards a community development infrastructure project in Fredericton. 2014080113:14:00 New wellness strategy announced The provincial government has released a renewed wellness strategy for New Brunswick. 2014080110:17:00 Premier’s message / New Brunswick Day 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