News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en Investment in pediatric and obstetrical services at Edmundston Regional Hospital The provincial government is investing about $2 million to create a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. Sun, 19 November 2017 13:51:00 AST Agreement with Regional Service Commission 8 Regional Service Commission 8 has signed a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government aimed at encouraging collaboration among partners to help grow the local economy in the Greater Sussex area. Fri, 17 November 2017 15:22:00 AST More students to visit legislature through Canada 150 initiative A new Canada 150 initiative to support citizenship education will encourage class visits to Fredericton, where students can tour the legislature and, when possible, observe the house in session. Fri, 17 November 2017 14:38:00 AST Investment in First Nations economic development initiatives The provincial and federal governments have made a two-year funding commitment to the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI), which aims to strengthen entrepreneurship and economic development opportunities for First Nations. Fri, 17 November 2017 14:12:00 AST Capital Markets Report: venture capital investments reach new high The 2017 edition of the New Brunswick Capital Markets Report indicates venture capital investments have reached a new monetary high. Fri, 17 November 2017 10:17:00 AST Child Rights Education Week Nov. 20-26 is Child Rights Education Week, a time to celebrate, promote and advocate for the rights of children. Fri, 17 November 2017 10:00:00 AST Residential tenancy changes for landlords and tenants Proposed amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act would allow landlords and tenants to serve official notices or documents electronically. Thu, 16 November 2017 11:27:00 AST Proposed changes for electronic submission of land registration documents The government’s proposed amendments to the Land Titles Act and Registry Act would allow official documents to be submitted electronically to the new provincial land registration office. Thu, 16 November 2017 11:18:00 AST Government aims to prohibit special pensions and payments The provincial government introduced amendments to the Financial Administration Act today that would prohibit any special pensions or payments to staff during transitions in government leadership. Thu, 16 November 2017 11:14:00 AST Second-quarter fiscal results released The provincial government has released its second-quarter fiscal results for 2017-18. Wed, 15 November 2017 12:27:00 AST Legislation first step in establishing electronic ticketing for motor vehicle infractions Proposed amendments to the Provincial Offences Procedures Act were tabled today as a first step towards modernizing the provincial ticketing process. Wed, 15 November 2017 12:04:00 AST Legislation to support small businesses introduced The provincial government introduced legislation today to lower the small business corporate income tax rate to 2.5 per cent effective April 1, 2018. Tue, 14 November 2017 14:15:00 AST Investment in immigrant retention research Combined investments of more than $400,000 by the provincial and federal governments will help NouLAB at the University of New Brunswick’s Pond-Deshpande Centre research ways to increase immigrant retention. Tue, 14 November 2017 10:22:00 AST Club Auto to create up to 150 jobs in Moncton Club Auto, a customer experience management company within the automotive sector, has opened a business services centre in Moncton and will create up to 150 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. Tue, 14 November 2017 09:55:00 AST Campbellton region to get new transition home for women, children A new transition house for the Restigouche region was announced today in Campbellton. Mon, 13 November 2017 10:57:00 AST Funding announced for affordable housing units in Miramichi The federal and provincial governments announced funding for a new affordable housing development in Miramichi today. Mon, 13 November 2017 10:47:00 AST Moose hunt extended to Passamaquoddy An agreement between the Passamaquoddy people and the provincial government will result in a special moose harvest this year during the month of November. Fri, 10 November 2017 11:01:00 AST Remembrance Day message The following is a message from Premier Brian Gallant on the occasion of Remembrance Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. Fri, 10 November 2017 10:06:00 AST 2017 Crime prevention awards Individuals and organizations from across the province were honoured today at the annual luncheon of the Crime Prevention Association of New Brunswick for their efforts in support of the safety of their communities and of crime prevention. Thu, 09 November 2017 13:35:00 AST Legislative framework concerning cannabis introduced The provincial government’s legislative framework for recreational-use cannabis was introduced today in anticipation of the federal government legalizing such use by July 2018. Thu, 09 November 2017 11:34:00 AST NB Liquor store hours for Remembrance Day NB Liquor advises customers that all of its corporate stores will be closed on Saturday, Nov. 11, in observance of Remembrance Day. Thu, 09 November 2017 08:31:00 AST Healthy Aging Provincial Roundtable begins implementation of aging strategy The Healthy Aging Provincial Roundtable has started work on how it will guide and implement the New Brunswick Aging Strategy. Wed, 08 November 2017 16:06:00 AST Capital budget theme: a plan that works for New Brunswickers The provincial government will invest $815.3 million in public infrastructure in 2018-19 including a record $12.6 million in tourism infrastructure. Wed, 08 November 2017 13:34:00 AST Government to provide eye exams, corrective glasses for four-year-olds The provincial government will expand its Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision program to provide free eye exams and corrective glasses for all four-year-olds who are not covered by a public or private health insurance program. Wed, 08 November 2017 13:21:00 AST New members invested into the Order of New Brunswick Ten new members were invested into the Order of New Brunswick today by the chancellor of the order, Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau, at a ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. Wed, 08 November 2017 11:32:00 AST Sun, 19 November 2017 13:51:00 AST