News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en York County identified as risk area for blacklegged ticks http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0825.html York County has been identified as a new risk area for established or emerging blacklegged tick populations. Mon, 25 June 2018 14:34:00 AST Environmental Trust Fund invests $770,000 in Acadian Peninsula projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0824.html The provincial government is providing $770,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund for 27 projects in the Acadia Peninsula region in 2018-19. Mon, 25 June 2018 11:19:00 AST Federal, provincial governments move forward on $75-million seniors’ pilot project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0822.html The federal and provincial governments launched the $75-million Healthy Seniors Pilot Project today in Moncton. Mon, 25 June 2018 10:54:00 AST Roadwork investments in northwestern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0821.html The provincial government will invest about $5.5 million in paving and chipseal projects in parts of northwestern New Brunswick this year, as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. Mon, 25 June 2018 10:51:00 AST Gym renovation completed at Southern Victoria High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0820.html Renovations to the gymnasium at Southern Victoria High School are complete. Mon, 25 June 2018 10:45:00 AST Province’s credit rating reaffirmed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0819.html Standard and Poor’s, a global credit rating agency, has reaffirmed New Brunswick’s A+ credit rating with a stable outlook. Mon, 25 June 2018 09:01:00 AST Grand opening of second phase of Fundy Trail Parkway http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0817.html Celebrations took place today marking the grand opening of Phase 2 of the Fundy Trail Parkway. Sun, 24 June 2018 12:45:00 AST Silent Witness Project dedicates new silhouettes, video commemorating First Nation women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0816.html Silent Witness silhouettes honouring two First Nation women who lost their lives because of gender-based violence were dedicated today. Sun, 24 June 2018 12:40:00 AST Madawaska region to receive 18 new memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0815.html The Madawaska region will be receiving 18 new memory care beds. Sat, 23 June 2018 12:52:00 AST Funding for experiential education for Indigenous university students http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0814.html The provincial government will invest $1.5 million in experiential education opportunities for Indigenous university students over the next three years. Fri, 22 June 2018 16:05:00 AST Chiefs and ministers hold Indigenous economic development roundtable http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0813.html An Indigenous economic development roundtable was held today in Moncton. Participants included Mi’kmaq, Wolastoq and Peskotomuhkati chiefs and ministers of the provincial and federal governments. Fri, 22 June 2018 15:58:00 AST Program to help seniors remain independent longer expands to Madawaska and Acadian Peninsula regions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0811.html Seniors living in the Madawaska and Acadian Peninsula regions are benefitting from a program that is designed to help them remain independent longer. Fri, 22 June 2018 15:01:00 AST Roadwork investments in parts of central New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0810.html The provincial government will invest almost $25 million in bridge repairs, paving and chipsealing projects in parts of central New Brunswick this year, as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. Fri, 22 June 2018 14:54:00 AST 2018 New Brunswick Day and regional celebration locations announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0806.html The City of Fredericton has been chosen to host the province’s official 2018 New Brunswick Day celebration on Monday, Aug. 6. An additional five communities will host regional celebrations. Fri, 22 June 2018 13:42:00 AST Three additional Fundy region trails recognized as Signature Trails http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0804.html The Fundy Trail Parkway, the Fundy Footpath and the Fundy Cycling Route have been added to the list of 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. Fri, 22 June 2018 10:57:00 AST Investment in Fort La Tour upgrades http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0803.html The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $875,000 to help upgrade Fort La Tour and enhance the visitor experience at the national historic site. Fri, 22 June 2018 09:44:00 AST New Lamèque-Shippagan bridge to be built http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0802.html The provincial government has announced that a new bridge will be built to replace the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge. Fri, 22 June 2018 08:20:00 AST Drugs, cigarettes, vehicles and firearm seized following joint force operation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0801.html Enforcement officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety, with assistance from the Edmundston Police Force, conducted highway safety checkpoints in the Edmundston region, resulting in multiple tickets, as well as the seizure of drugs, cigarettes, two vehicles and a firearm. Thu, 21 June 2018 14:02:00 AST Partnership to explore iron production facility in Belledune http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0800.html The provincial government will partner with Maritime Iron Inc. to explore the feasibility of an iron production facility in Belledune valued at more than $1 billion, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. Thu, 21 June 2018 13:33:00 AST French language pilot projects for rural schools expanded http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0793.html A French language pilot project will be expanded in the 2018-19 school year to improve access to French learning in rural schools. Thu, 21 June 2018 10:51:00 AST Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail recognized as Signature Trail http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0792.html The provincial government has recognized the Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. Thu, 21 June 2018 10:21:00 AST Special pickups of flood debris to conclude soon http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0791.html Residents of local service districts in the Greater Fredericton region and the southern part of the province are advised that special pickups of flood debris will conclude soon. Thu, 21 June 2018 09:03:00 AST Interim official languages commissioner appointed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0788.html Former Official Languages Commissioner Michel A. Carrier has been appointed as the interim commissioner, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. Wed, 20 June 2018 14:09:00 AST Véloroute de la Péninsule acadienne recognized as Signature Trail http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0787.html The provincial government has recognized the Véloroute de la Péninsule acadienne as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. Wed, 20 June 2018 13:25:00 AST National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0786.html National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, celebrates the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Wed, 20 June 2018 12:49:00 AST Mon, 25 June 2018 14:34:00 AST