News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en Investment in new infrastructure project at Université de Moncton The provincial and federal governments and the Université de Moncton announced today an investment of more than $1.3 million for a water and wastewater infrastructure project on the university’s Moncton campus. Fri, 17 August 2018 15:54:00 AST Investment in theatre upgrades at St. Stephen Middle School The provincial government is investing $289,000 in upgrades and renovations for the St. Stephen Middle School theatre. Fri, 17 August 2018 13:45:00 AST Investment in McAdam campground facilities The provincial government is investing $56,250 to help improve amenities and activities at the McAdam Lake Campground. Fri, 17 August 2018 13:14:00 AST Investment in Belleisle community pool upgrades An investment of $200,000 for upgrades will allow the community pool in Belleisle to reopen, providing residents with year-round access to the facility. Fri, 17 August 2018 11:59:00 AST Disposal of chairlift from Sugarloaf Provincial Park The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will soon issue a tender for the sale of the old chairlift from Sugarloaf Provincial Park. Fri, 17 August 2018 11:34:00 AST Investment in theatre upgrades at Sir James Dunn Academy The provincial government is investing $64,000 in upgrades and renovations for the school theatre at Sir James Dunn Academy in Saint Andrews. Fri, 17 August 2018 11:19:00 AST Building to be constructed at Fredericton’s Knowledge Park for cybersecurity companies A building will be constructed by Greater Fredericton Knowledge Park Inc. with support from the provincial government. Fri, 17 August 2018 09:46:00 AST Funding announced for Edmundston transition house L’Escale MadaVic, a transition house in Edmundston, has received $342,000 from the provincial and federal governments for renovation projects. Fri, 17 August 2018 09:21:00 AST Illegal cigarettes and controlled substances seized in Miramichi region Enforcement officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety, in partnership with the Miramichi Police Force, seized 513,000 unstamped cigarettes, $12,232 in cash, 145 methamphetamine pills and 25 hydromorph pills on March 25, following a five-week investigation. Fri, 17 August 2018 08:42:00 AST Three new curators to work with Beaverbrook Art Gallery Three new curators have been selected by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to help in preparations for, and the celebration of, the 50th anniversary of the New Brunswick Art Bank. Thu, 16 August 2018 15:56:00 AST Province names six new age-friendly communities Six more communities have been designated as age-friendly. Thu, 16 August 2018 15:20:00 AST New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities Randy Dickinson has been appointed the new chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. Thu, 16 August 2018 12:44:00 AST ArtsVest program report released The provincial government today released the artsVest program results for 2017-18. Thu, 16 August 2018 12:35:00 AST Free online training on autism for parents Parents of children and youth with autism spectrum disorder in New Brunswick will soon have free access to the online training currently offered to preschool autism agencies and educational personnel. Thu, 16 August 2018 11:45:00 AST Private sector pay equity pilot program a success: minister A pilot program aimed at expanding pay equity within the private sector is off to a successful start, according to Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. To date, 145 employers have received certificates for successfully completing the government’s pay equity learning module. Thu, 16 August 2018 11:15:00 AST Members selected for cannabis research and education fund committee The provincial government has selected members of the Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund’s advisory committee. Thu, 16 August 2018 10:16:00 AST Family justice service delivery model expanding in September A new service delivery model will expand to Moncton next month to provide families with an alternative, streamlined court process. Thu, 16 August 2018 10:04:00 AST Regulatory changes to address violence and harassment in the workplace come into force April 1, 2019 Regulatory changes addressing violence and harassment as workplace health and safety hazards will come into force on April 1, 2019, giving time for employers to complete any necessary risk assessments and put the necessary policies and procedures into place. Thu, 16 August 2018 09:43:00 AST Media literacy campaign warns voters of online misinformation With a provincial election scheduled for next month, Elections New Brunswick is asking voters not to take everything they see online at face value. Thu, 16 August 2018 09:04:00 AST Man fined for hunting while impaired and handling a firearm without due care Gilles Poirier, 62, of Saint-Quentin was fined $4,800 and sentenced to 14 days in jail after pleading guilty to hunting while impaired and handling a firearm without due care. Thu, 16 August 2018 08:46:00 AST Milk prices to increase Sept. 1 The New Brunswick Farm Products Commission has announced that the minimum price consumers will pay for white milk will increase by five cents per litre as of Sept. 1. Thu, 16 August 2018 08:33:00 AST Paid leave for individuals subject to domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence available Sept. 1 Regulations providing workplace leave for individuals who experience domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence will take effect Sept. 1. Wed, 15 August 2018 14:49:00 AST Saint John nursing homes to receive $8.1 million for renovations Three nursing homes in Saint John will receive a combined total of $8.1 million for renovations over five years. Wed, 15 August 2018 13:44:00 AST Infrastructure funding for Fundy Region Transition House A transition house for women and children in the Fundy Region will receive a new second-stage housing facility, thanks in part to an investment of $1 million from the provincial and federal governments. Wed, 15 August 2018 12:00:00 AST Funding for extended water and wastewater service in St. Stephen area An investment of $700,000 will help extend St. Stephen’s water and wastewater services to residents of the local service district of Dennis-Weston. Wed, 15 August 2018 10:08:00 AST Fri, 17 August 2018 15:54:00 AST