FREDERICTON (CNB) – The legislative assembly will reconvene on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Paul Robichaud, deputy premier and government house leader, made the announcement today.

The first session of the 57th legislative assembly was adjourned on June 10 and will be prorogued at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23. The second session will open at 2 p.m. with the delivery of the throne speech by Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas.

"This new session will see the continuation of our platform to provide open, responsible government," Robichaud said. "The throne speech to open the second sitting of this legislative assembly will set the tone for the government's agenda in its second year."

The fall sitting of the next session will include the tabling of the 2012-13 capital budget and the introduction of legislative amendments leading to the spring sitting.