News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en 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, 23 Oct 2017 14:04:00 -0300 First phase of fast-charging infrastructure complete NB Power has completed its first phase of fast-charging infrastructure along the Trans-Canada Highway with the installation of a charging station at the Magnetic Hill Irving in Moncton. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:00 -0300 Air quality advisory issued for Fredericton region Smoke from a fire near Canadian Forces Base Gagetown could affect air quality in the surrounding areas. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:46:00 -0300 Premier highlights plans for upcoming session of the legislature Premier Brian Gallant said the fourth session of the legislative assembly will build on the positive momentum of the past three years of a government that is listening to the concerns of New Brunswickers and getting things done to grow the economy, strengthen education and improve health care. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:14:00 -0300 Construction continuing at Harrison Trimble High School Demolition of the carpentry shop and science labs is underway as upgrades continue at Harrison Trimble High School. The project, which began in 2015, is expected to be completed in 2019. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:07:00 -0300 Reconstructed Doak House barn officially opened An official opening was held today for the reconstructed Doak House barn. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:29:00 -0300 New program to help offset adoption expenses A new government program will help offset some costs for New Brunswickers who adopt children. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:41:00 -0300 Contract signed for ferry construction The provincial government has signed a contract with Ocean New Brunswick Inc. for the construction of a 15-car river ferry, which will be built at the naval centre in Bas-Caraquet. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:35:00 -0300 Agriculture in the Classroom program launches in schools More New Brunswick students are digging into agriculture this year thanks to the launch of the new Agriculture in the Classroom program. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:26:00 -0300 Small Business Saturday is Oct. 21 New Brunswickers are encouraged to participate in Small Business Week by visiting local independent stores in their own community on this year’s Small Business Saturday, Oct. 21. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:16:00 -0300 New child care spaces created across New Brunswick Since February, 500 new child care spaces have been created across the province for a total of 2,800 new spaces since October 2014. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:54:00 -0300 Study: student background, time-to-degree and graduate outcomes are linked The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission has released a study exploring links among students’ backgrounds, the time it takes to complete a bachelor’s degree, and graduate outcomes. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:46:00 -0300 Minister approves increased LSD funding for PotashCorp Civic Centre As of 2018, the contribution of neighbouring local service districts toward the PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex will be increased to support the facility’s long-term viability. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:19:00 -0300 New measures to curb alcohol-impaired driving take effect Nov. 1 Starting Nov. 1, new tools will be available under the Motor Vehicle Act to strengthen the ability to identify and deter alcohol-impaired driving. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:25:00 -0300 Investors warned about cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings The Financial and Consumer Services Commission is warning New Brunswickers to use caution before investing in cryptocurrencies or initial coin offerings. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:05:00 -0300 New directors appointed to board of Kings Landing Kings Landing Corporation announced that six new members have been appointed to its board of directors, while four existing members have been reappointed. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:18:00 -0300 New workplace regulations will aim to prevent violence and protect workers The provincial government is working with stakeholders to develop new workplace regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act aimed at preventing workplace violence and intends to have them in place by April 28 of 2018. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:01:00 -0300 New Brunswick to host 2017 Atlantic Provinces Reverse Trade Show More than 400 vendors and 23 exhibitors are expected to attend the 2017 Atlantic Provinces Reverse Trade Show at the Delta Fredericton on Oct. 25. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:51:00 -0300 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is being observed in New Brunswick and around the world today. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:32:00 -0300 REVISED / Consumer alert regarding cars damaged by floods The Financial and Consumer Services Commission is issuing a notice to warn consumers about the sale of cars and boats that have been damaged by floods. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:46:00 -0300 Hunter education instructor awards New Brunswick's 2017 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year have been chosen. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:05:00 -0300 Province launches seasonal flu vaccination The publicly funded seasonal flu vaccine is now available in the province. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:58:00 -0300 Small Business Week 2017 The following message was issued today by Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also minister responsible for Opportunities NB, in recognition of Small Business Week, taking place Oct. 15-21: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:03:00 -0300 Sod-turning for upgrades to wastewater treatment facility A sod-turning ceremony was held on Friday, Oct. 13 to mark the beginning of TransAqua’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade and Modernization Project. The facility serves Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:55:00 -0300 National Foster Family Week The following message was released today by Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman in recognition of National Foster Family Week, Oct 15-21: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:22:00 -0300 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:04:00 -0300