News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en Improved access to physicians in Greater Moncton region and province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1500.html A total of 93 new physicians have been hired in the Moncton region since September 2014. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:15:00 -0300 Statement from Service New Brunswick chair http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1499.html The following statement was issued today by Beth Webster, chair of Service New Brunswick’s board of directors. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:49:00 -0300 Auditor general finds multiple failures caused 2017 property assessment errors http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1498.html Auditor General Kim MacPherson today released her special examination on residential property assessment. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:53:00 -0300 Progress on reducing the deficit but concerns remain regarding sustainability of province’s finances http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1497.html Auditor General Kim MacPherson noted in her report released today that she is encouraged by the province’s recent short-term fiscal progress. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:50:00 -0300 Half of auditor general’s recommendations from past reports still not implemented http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1496.html Auditor General Kim MacPherson today provided an update on the status of performance audit (Value-For-Money) recommendations made in her past reports. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:46:00 -0300 Changes announced to senior government leadership http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1493.html Premier Brian Gallant announced changes to the senior ranks of the provincial civil service today. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:52:00 -0300 New Tourism Growth Strategy focuses upon innovation and partnerships http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1492.html Increasing visitor spending to $2 billion by 2025 is a key objective of the New BrunswickTourism Growth Strategy: New Tourism Economy. Premier Brian Gallant launched the first new comprehensive tourism strategy since the 1990s today in Saint John. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:57:00 -0300 Improved access to physicians in Fredericton region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1490.html A total of 74 new doctors have been hired in the Fredericton region since September 2014. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:13:00 -0300 Collective agreement signed with instructional group http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1489.html The provincial government has signed a collective agreement with the instructional group represented by the New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:35:00 -0300 Economic growth agreement with Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1488.html The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission is the latest commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government to encourage collaboration to help grow local and regional economies. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:06:00 -0300 Province records increase in tourists for summer of 2017 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1484.html New Brunswick experienced an increase in the number of tourists in the summer of 2017, the second increase in the past two years. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0300 Official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1483.html The official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School was held today in Saint John. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:21:00 -0300 Capital budget includes $500,000 for agricultural services equipment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1482.html The provincial government is investing $500,000 in agricultural services equipment as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:49:00 -0300 Volumes III, IV and V of the 2017 auditor general report to be released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1479.html Volumes III, IV and V of the 2017 report of the auditor general will be released at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:50:00 -0300 2017 Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards (anglophone sector) http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1478.html Twelve educators in the anglophone sector have been presented with Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards in recognition of their exceptional work. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:40:00 -0300 Fish passage now open at Tobique Generating Station http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1477.html Improved survival rates of wild Atlantic salmon and other fish species on the St. John River watershed is the goal of a downstream fish passage at the Tobique Generating Station. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:41:00 -0300 Third New Brunswick company signed to supply cannabis for recreational market http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1476.html A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Zenabis to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:54:00 -0300 Statement regarding Bulger and Boudreau court cases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1475.html The following statement was issued today by Public Prosecutions Services regarding the Bulger and Boudreau court cases: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:09:00 -0300 Advocate releases State of the Child Report http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1474.html The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its ninth annual State of the Child Report today at a breakfast fundraiser for NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:20:00 -0300 Investment in pediatric and obstetrical services at Edmundston Regional Hospital http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1472.html The provincial government is investing about $2 million to create a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:51:00 -0300 Agreement with Regional Service Commission 8 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1470.html 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 Nov 2017 15:22:00 -0300 More students to visit legislature through Canada 150 initiative http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1469.html 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 Nov 2017 14:38:00 -0300 Investment in First Nations economic development initiatives http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1468.html 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 Nov 2017 14:12:00 -0300 Capital Markets Report: venture capital investments reach new high http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1466.html The 2017 edition of the New Brunswick Capital Markets Report indicates venture capital investments have reached a new monetary high. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:17:00 -0300 Child Rights Education Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1465.html Nov. 20-26 is Child Rights Education Week, a time to celebrate, promote and advocate for the rights of children. 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