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 Fundy ATV Trail Network recognized as a Signature Trail http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0765.html The provincial government has recognized the Fundy ATV Trail Network as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:31:00 -0300 Environmental Trust Fund invests $418,000 in Miramichi region projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0764.html The provincial government is providing $418,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund for thirteen projects in the Miramichi region in 2018-19. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:24:00 -0300 Horizon Management Ltd. congratulated on development plans http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0761.html Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution Horizon Management Ltd. continues to make to the local economy as the company outlined details of a future 72-hectare (180-acre) development in Saint John. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:06:00 -0300 Investments in Greater Moncton roads http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0759.html The provincial government will invest about $37 million in roadwork in the Greater Moncton area as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:17:00 -0300 Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0756.html The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for the 31st New Brunswick Human Rights Award. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:07:00 -0300 Seven companies honoured at 2018 Export Awards http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0755.html Seven New Brunswick companies received awards for their achievements at the 2018 Export Awards Gala, on June 14 in Moncton. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:17:00 -0300 Investment in repair of Saint John North Market Wharf http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0754.html The provincial government is investing $75,000 in the refurbishment of the Saint John North Market Wharf. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:36:00 -0300 Quispamsis nursing home to receive $1.4 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0753.html The Kings Way Care Centre in Quispamsis will receive $1.4 million for renovations to its 75-bed facility. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:15:00 -0300 NB Power and municipal utilities to conduct energy use survey http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0752.html NB Power and municipal electric utilities in New Brunswick will work together to conduct an energy planning survey. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:46:00 -0300 Recommendations released to prevent financial abuse of seniors in conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0750.html The Financial and Consumer Services Commission today released recommendations to safeguard older and vulnerable adults in New Brunswick from financial abuse. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:37:00 -0300 Research project will evaluate the impact of extra hour of play-based learning in elementary schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0749.html Seventeen schools have been selected to be part of a research project to study the impact of an additional hour of play-based learning activities for kindergarten to Grade 2 students. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:42:00 -0300 Investment in experiential learning opportunities for university students http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0748.html Funding for experiential learning will be available to post-secondary students this fall as part of a new $18.4-million investment in workforce development for New Brunswick youth. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:29:00 -0300 Online applications for low-income seniors’ benefit http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0745.html Online submissions for the 2018 Low-Income Seniors’ Benefit are now being accepted. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:59:00 -0300 Food, environmental and portering services at hospitals will not be outsourced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0744.html The provincial government announced today that it is terminating the process to outsource food, environmental and portering services at hospitals. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:28:00 -0300 School nutrition policy enhanced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0741.html The provincial government has enhanced its public school nutrition policy to ensure students have access to healthier foods. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:47:00 -0300 Roadwork investments in province’s southeast region http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0738.html The provincial government will invest almost $9 million in roadwork in the province’s southeast region this year as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:09:00 -0300 New committee to address recommendations for addiction and mental health services in correctional institutions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0735.html The Department of Justice and Public Safety, in consultation with the Department of Health, plans to review and improve addiction and mental health services in provincial correctional institutions following the release of a report by Auditor General Kim MacPherson. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:21:00 -0300 International East Coast Greenway Trail recognized as one of 11 Signature Trails http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0734.html The provincial government has recognized the International East Coast Greenway Trail as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:21:00 -0300 Investment in new mobile command post for emergency operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0733.html The provincial government has invested $150,000 to provide a new command post vehicle for the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization of the Department of Justice and Public Safety. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:41:00 -0300 Auditor general finds WorkSafeNB independence weakened and decision-making ability hampered by government http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0732.html Auditor General Kim MacPherson today released her first of two performance audit reports on WorkSafeNB. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:10:00 -0300 Auditor general finds unacceptable lack of addiction and mental health services in adult correctional institutions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0731.html In her latest report tabled today in the legislative assembly, Auditor General Kim MacPherson identified an unacceptable lack of addiction and mental health services for inmates in provincial adult correctional institutions. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:54:00 -0300 Auditor general lists New Brunswick financial concerns following province’s bond rating trend downgrade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0729.html Following the province’s recent bond rating trend downgrade by bond rating agencies, Auditor General Kim MacPherson remains deeply troubled about New Brunswick’s continuing fiscal decline. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:47:00 -0300 Audited financial statements to be released before election http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0728.html The government announced today its intention to release audited financial statements for the 2017-18 fiscal year prior to the provincial election. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:54:00 -0300 TD Insurance poised for further job growth in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0727.html TD Insurance is expanding its business in Saint John and creating up to 250 new jobs over the next seven years in partnership with the provincial government. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:20:00 -0300 Process underway to select providers of memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0723.html The provincial government has begun the process of selecting proponents to provide and operate 171 new memory care beds. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:45:00 -0300 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:31:00 -0300