News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en Premier discusses New Brunswick’s economy and senior care during meetings in Ottawa Premier Brian Gallant met with several federal cabinet ministers in Ottawa today to discuss senior care, cybersecurity and energy. Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:53:00 -0300 Memorandum of understanding signed with Mount Allison University The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mount Allison University that is meant to provide stable tuition for students and predictable multi-year funding for the university. The agreement represents an investment of almost $5.4 million over four years, and is in addition to the university’s existing operational funding. Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:18:00 -0300 Child Death Review Committee recommendations released by chief coroner The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the deaths of four children whose families were known to the Department of Social Development. The committee’s recommendations were released today by Chief Coroner Gregory Forestell. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:36:00 -0300 $108 million for renovations to nursing homes The provincial government will invest $108 million over the next five years for renovations to nursing homes across the province. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:26:00 -0300 Cannabis NB store designs revealed The Cannabis NB store designs were unveiled today. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:40:00 -0300 Disaster relief for residents affected by January storm The provincial government has launched a Disaster Financial Assistance program to help small businesses, municipalities and individuals who suffered property damage following the mild temperatures and heavy rainfall of Jan. 12-13. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:29:00 -0300 NB Liquor store hours for Family Day NB Liquor advises customers that all of its corporate stores will be closed on Family Day, Monday, Feb. 19. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:35:00 -0300 Premier travels to Ottawa for meetings on the New Brunswick economy Premier Brian Gallant will travel to Ottawa for meetings with a number of federal cabinet ministers this week. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:34:00 -0300 Appcast to create up to 70 jobs in Fredericton over next four years Appcast will create up to 70 full-time jobs in Fredericton over the next four years with support from the provincial government. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:09:00 -0300 Illegal cigarettes seized near Edmundston Enforcement Officers from the Department of Justice and Public Safety, in partnership with the Sûreté du Quebec and the Edmundston Police Force, seized 110,000 illegal cigarettes and a 2010 Ford Taurus on Feb. 1 as a result of a joint forces investigation. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:53:00 -0300 Investment of $395,000 in NBCC Saint Andrews campus The provincial government is investing $395,000 in infrastructure improvements at the Saint Andrews campus of the New Brunswick Community College. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:57:00 -0300 Family Day website launched New Brunswickers can plan their Family Day outings by visiting a special page on the provincial government website. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:43:00 -0300 Investment of $2.4 million in NBCC infrastructure The provincial government is investing $2.4 million in the New Brunswick Community College’s infrastructure as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:32:00 -0300 Property tax bills to be mailed out March 1 With Property Assessment and Tax Notices being mailed out on March 1, property owners are encouraged to contact their regional assessment offices with any questions or concerns when they receive their property tax bill. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:00:00 -0300 Province announces student summer jobs for 2018 Almost 2,300 summer job placements are available this year to help provide valuable experiential learning opportunities for students. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:25:00 -0300 Planning underway for new interchange on Route 1 in Saint John The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in 2018-19 to begin planning for a new Route 1 interchange in Saint John and four-way traffic signals at two busy Saint John intersections which will improve safety and traffic flow and will allow for increased economic development. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:15:00 -0300 Acadian Peninsula component of nursing home plan revealed A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in the Acadian Peninsula, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:51:00 -0300 Identity of inmate revealed Tyler Sweeney, 49, has been identified by the Department of Justice and Public Safety as the inmate who died at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre last week. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:56:00 -0300 Roundabout to be built in Miramichi A roundabout will be built in Miramichi this year to ease traffic congestion expected during the multi-year repair of the Centennial Bridge. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:28:00 -0300 Nominations open for the Order of New Brunswick The government is encouraging New Brunswick residents to recognize individuals who have inspired others and demonstrated excellence by nominating them for the Order of New Brunswick. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:50:00 -0300 Investment of $3 million to increase surgical capacity, reduce wait times The provincial government is investing $3 million to help reduce the number of people waiting for orthopedic surgery in the Greater Moncton area. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:19:00 -0300 New nursing home for southern Kent County announced A new 60-bed nursing home will be built in southern Kent County, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:44:00 -0300 $3.1 million investment for pilot project, renovations at Saint-Antoine nursing home The provincial government is investing $1.8 million over five years in renovations to Foyer Saint-Antoine, a 30-bed nursing home in Saint-Antoine. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:45:00 -0300 NB Liquor releases third-quarter results NB Liquor today released its unaudited results for the quarter ended Dec. 24, 2017. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:47:00 -0300 REVISED / ‘New deal’ proposed for Saint John The provincial government and City of Saint John have agreed to undertake a series of short-, medium- and long-term measures to help grow the city’s economy. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:38:00 -0300 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:53:00 -0300