News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en New Brunswick companies conclude visit to China A delegation from New Brunswick has concluded a weeklong trade mission to China, where the group promoted companies and products and highlighted the province as a tourism destination and educational hub. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:02:00 -0300 Milk prices to increase slightly The New Brunswick Farm Products Commission has announced that the minimum price consumers pay for white milk will increase by one cent per litre as of Feb. 1. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:27:00 -0300 Training program for recreational cannabis retail operations NB Liquor and Canopy Growth Corp. have signed an agreement to develop a training program for Cannabis NB employees. The program is the first of its kind in Canada. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:45:00 -0300 Provincial assessment results available The 2016-17 provincial assessment results are now available. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:51:00 -0300 Program to help seniors remain independent longer expanded to Restigouche and Chaleur regions Seniors living in the Restigouche and Chaleur regions are signing up for a program that is designed to help them remain independent longer. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:56:00 -0300 New Brunswick promoted as tourist destination Members of a trade mission to China are promoting New Brunswick as a unique tourism destination. This year, 2018, has been designated as the Canada-China Year of Tourism. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:51:00 -0300 New guidebook to help producers utilize social media A new guidebook has been issued to help farmers, fishermen, aquaculture producers, and other local food and beverage producers promote and market their products online. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:02:00 -0300 Francophonie co-operation agreement with Quebec renewed The New Brunswick and Quebec governments have renewed their agreement for co-operation and exchange in relation to the Canadian Francophonie. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:34:00 -0300 Illegal cigarettes seized near Woodstock The Department of Justice and Public Safety, in partnership with the Woodstock Police Force, seized 219,800 illegal cigarettes as a result of a joint forces investigation on Jan. 9. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:14:00 -0300 New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet helped officially open the new Fuzhou Concord College of Sino-Canada, a school offering the New Brunswick curriculum. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:03:00 -0300 Investment Alert: BitConnect The New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission is warning New Brunswickers about investments being offered by BitConnect. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:02:00 -0300 Free well-water testing for people affected by flooding The provincial government is providing free bacterial testing for water from private wells which have been directly affected by recent flooding. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:52:00 -0300 Grand Falls resident pleads guilty to violating Clean Water Act A 53-year-old Grand Falls man has pleaded guilty to performing work along the Tobique River without obtaining a permit. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:31:00 -0300 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care The provincial government announced today that families with children aged five and under attending a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre will not pay more than 20 per cent of their income for child care. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:00 -0300 Top consumer lessons for New Brunswickers Home renovations and warranty issues were among the top New Brunswick consumer queries received in 2017 by the Financial and Consumer Services Commission. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:40:00 -0300 Third week in January declared New Brunswick Curling Week In celebration of New Brunswick’s rich curling heritage, Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames has declared the third week in January to be New Brunswick Curling Week. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:24:00 -0300 New Brunswick products highlighted in China Wild blueberries, salmon and lobster from New Brunswick are being spotlighted in China as part of efforts to expand markets in that country. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:59:00 -0300 First team begins work under province’s new Family Medicine model A group of four doctors in Oromocto has become the first team to work under a new Family Medicine New Brunswick model which is intended to provide patients with enhanced access to family physicians. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:44:00 -0300 Recommendations to improve safety of dump truck drivers Recommendations have been made to improve the safety of dump truck drivers around stockpiles following a coroner’s inquest in Edmundston. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:38:00 -0300 Ice fishers reminded to respect the environment The provincial government is raising awareness of responsible ice fishing and reminding fishers to be good stewards of the environment. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:58:00 -0300 Programs available for those facing high energy bills New Brunswickers are reminded that there are programs available to help them with their high energy bills during the cold winter months. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:10:00 -0300 Residents can report damages related to the extreme rainfall of Jan. 12 and 13 Residents can now report damages related to the extreme rainfall of Jan. 12-13 by calling 1-888-298-8555 or by registering damages online. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:17:00 -0300 More information available about free child care Following its announcement to provide free child care for households with annual incomes of $37,500 or less, the government has created a question-and-answer web page to further explain what this means for New Brunswick families. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:03:00 -0300 Fourth company signed to supply cannabis for recreational market A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Nuuvera Inc. to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0300 Investment in Perth-Andover marina The provincial government is investing $30,000 in a new marina in Perth-Andover. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:51:00 -0300 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:02:00 -0300