New Brunswick - Legislative Assembly - Latest News New Brunswick - Legislative Assembly - Latest News en Select committee on cannabis preparing for public consultations The legislature’s select committee on cannabis, which is comprised of government members and opposition members, has scheduled public consultations on the legalization of recreational cannabis. Mon, 26 June 2017 16:07:00 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 Legislature to light up in blue The legislature will be lit up in blue on Sunday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2. Thu, 30 March 2017 09:42:00 AST House leader announces priorities for legislative session The legislative assembly will reconvene on Tuesday, Jan. 31, after having adjourned Dec. 16. Fri, 27 January 2017 10:31:00 AST Two offices to be given gender-neutral names Legislation was introduced today that will have the Office of the Rentalsman become the Residential Tenancies Tribunal, and the Office of the Ombudsman become Ombud New Brunswick. Thu, 08 December 2016 11:43:00 AST Three legislative officers nominated The provincial government today nominated three legislative officers and introduced legislation to implement recommendations of the Levert Report relating to the duties of legislative officers. Wed, 07 December 2016 11:34:00 AST Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held at legislative assembly The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. Wed, 30 November 2016 13:22:00 AST Legislature to be illuminated in red for countdown to Canada 150 The legislative assembly building will be illuminated in red on the evening of Nov. 12, marking 50 days to go until the year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Thu, 10 November 2016 14:33:00 AST Throne speech prioritizes education The provincial government announced in its throne speech today its intention to continue delivering on the three priorities set by New Brunswickers: economic growth, education and health care, with a special focus on education. Wed, 02 November 2016 13:33:00 AST Mover and seconder named for speech from the throne The names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne were announced today by Government House Leader Rick Doucet. Mon, 31 October 2016 13:22:00 AST Mon, 26 June 2017 16:07:00 AST