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Illumination in gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The portico of the legislative assembly building will be lit in gold beginning at dusk on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to honour those who have been affected by pediatric cancers.

Select committee on cannabis releases report

The legislature’s select committee on cannabis, which is comprised of government members and opposition members, has released its final report.

The 2017 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick announced

The names of the 2017 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today as part of the official New Brunswick Day celebrations in Edmundston.

Select committee on cannabis preparing for public consultations

The legislature’s select committee on cannabis, which is comprised of government members and opposition members, has scheduled public consultations on the legalization of recreational cannabis.

Families, education and economy focus of third session of the 58th legislative assembly

The third session of the 58th Legislative Assembly closed today with 63 bills passed and a focus on families, education and the economy.

Legislature to light up in blue

The legislature will be lit up in blue on Sunday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2.

House leader announces priorities for legislative session

The legislative assembly will reconvene on Tuesday, Jan. 31, after having adjourned Dec. 16.

Two offices to be given gender-neutral names

Legislation was introduced today that will have the Office of the Rentalsman become the Residential Tenancies Tribunal, and the Office of the Ombudsman become Ombud New Brunswick.

Three legislative officers nominated

The provincial government today nominated three legislative officers and introduced legislation to implement recommendations of the Levert Report relating to the duties of legislative officers.

Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held at legislative assembly

The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2.

Legislature to be illuminated in red for countdown to Canada 150

The legislative assembly building will be illuminated in red on the evening of Nov. 12, marking 50 days to go until the year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Throne speech prioritizes education

The provincial government announced in its throne speech today its intention to continue delivering on the three priorities set by New Brunswickers: economic growth, education and health care, with a special focus on education.

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.

Select committee on climate change releases final report

A document entitled New Brunswickers’ Response to Climate Change was released today as the final report of the select committee on climate change.

Legislative calendar released for 2016-17

The provincial government has laid out its proposed legislative calendar for the third session of the legislative assembly, which is expected to run from November 2016 to November 2017.

Candidates sought for three legislative officer positions

New Brunswickers are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for three legislative officer positions.

Legislature lights up in gold

The legislature will be lit up in gold tonight in honour of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Select committee on climate change announces new public hearing

The select committee on climate change, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly responsible for consulting the public on the issues surrounding climate change, announced that it will now be holding a public hearing in Edmundston on Aug. 26, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Edmundston Convention Centre, ...

Select committee on climate change announces dates and locations of public hearings

The select committee on climate change, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly, has finalized its schedule for public hearings.

Ten members named to the Order of New Brunswick

The names of the 2016 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today as part of the official New Brunswick Day celebrations in St. Stephen.

Province raising more flags in celebration of Canada 150

The provincial government is kicking off a year of Canada 150 celebrations by raising more flags to celebrate multiculturalism in New Brunswick.

House leader announces MLAs undertaking legislative roles

Government House Leader Rick Doucet today announced the changes among the members of the government caucus who occupy legislative roles.

Barefoot challenge issued to all MLAs to raise money, awareness about youth homelessness

MLAs are taking up a challenge to go barefoot for one hour in support of the Push for Change campaign to raise money and awareness about youth homelessness.

Select committee on climate change preparing for public consultations

The select committee on climate change, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly, is preparing to consult the public and interested stakeholders on how New Brunswickers can strengthen collective efforts to fight climate change in a way that respects the province’s distinct economic challenges and opportunities.

Nominations open for the Order of New Brunswick

New Brunswickers are invited to nominate individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement for the Order of New Brunswick.

Legislative schedule released for winter and spring sessions

With the budget debate concluded, the legislative assembly will move into several weeks of committee work to consider detailed departmental budget estimates before returning for the traditional spring sitting in late March.

Interim legislative officers named

Premier Brian Gallant announced the appointments of an interim Conflict of Interest Commissioner and an interim Consumer Advocate for Insurance today.

Throne speech highlights / second session of the 58th legislature

Repairing the province’s finances in order to invest in the priorities of New Brunswickers is the major theme of the 2015-16 speech from the throne.

Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held at legislative assembly

The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4.

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 Hédard Albert.

Review of legislative officers launched

The legislative administrative committee will undertake a review of the legislative officers, their offices and the processes that support their work.

New Brunswick legislative building goes gold

The New Brunswick legislative building will be glowing gold Wednesday evening, Sept. 23, at a special ceremony being hosted by the Speaker of the legislative assembly, Chris Collins, to mark National Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

Ten members named to the Order of New Brunswick

The names of the 2015 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today as part of the official New Brunswick Day celebrations in Hartland.

Conflict of interest commissioner announces retirement

The Speaker of the legislative assembly, Chris Collins, thanked Justice Alfred R. Landry, Q.C, for his many years of distinguished service to the province today, upon the announcement of Landry’s plan to retire at the end of July due to health reasons.

Wilfred Roussel appointed president of the New Brunswick section of the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie

The Speaker of the legislative assembly, Chris Collins, congratulated Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou MLA Wilfred Roussel on his appointment as president of the New Brunswick section of the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie.

Candidates sought for consumer advocate for insurance

New Brunswickers are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for the position of the Consumer Advocate for Insurance.

Throne speech highlights / first session of the 58th legislature

Moving New Brunswick forward with a plan to create the right conditions for job growth, a plan to achieve fiscal balance and a plan that will put families and communities back to work are the major themes of the 2014-15 speech from the throne.

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 Hédard Albert.

Collins elected as Speaker of the legislative assembly, MLAs sworn in

Following the swearing-in of members in a morning ceremony, the 58th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick convened its first session Friday afternoon.

Ten members named to Order of New Brunswick

As part of New Brunswick Day celebrations, the names of the 2014 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today in Cocagne.

Speech from the throne / fourth session of the 57th legislature

New Brunswick is at a crossroads, and it will take strong leadership and co-operation to move forward confidently in strengthening the economy through resource development, making strategic investments and managing responsibly for the future.

Mover, seconder named for speech from the throne

he names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne were announced today by Government House Leader Paul Robichaud.

Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission concludes mandate

The New Brunswick Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission has responded to objections to its final report and has officially completed its mandate.

Revision of the Official Languages Act

The select committee on the revision of the Official Languages Act released a report today and is encouraging New Brunswickers to comment on its recommendations.

Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission releases final report

The boundaries of 49 new electoral districts for the Province of New Brunswick have been made public by the Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission. The commission's recommendations are contained in its final report released today.

Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission releases preliminary report

A proposed new provincial electoral map reduces the number of electoral districts while aiming to provide effective representation for all residents.

Speech from the throne / third session of the 57th legislature

Rebuilding New Brunswick through innovation in economic development, health and senior care, education, community protection and development, and streamlining government are the major themes of the 2012-13 speech from the throne.

Mover, 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 Paul Robichaud.

Electoral boundaries commission releases schedule of public hearings

New Brunswickers will have an opportunity to provide their opinions on changes to the provincial electoral districts through a series of public hearings announced today.

Deadline for input on bill to elect potential senators is Sept. 28

The legislative assembly's standing committee on law amendments reminds New Brunswickers that the deadline for submitting a written brief on the issues raised by Bill 64, An Act Respecting the Selection of Senator Nominees, is Friday, Sept. 28.

Official languages consultation process extended until Sept. 30

The public consultation process on the review of the Official Languages Act has been extended until Sept. 30.

Public invited to comment on legislation to select nominees to the Senate

The public is invited to comment on legislation that would introduce a process in New Brunswick for the election of Senate nominees.

New lighting unveiled at Parliament Square

The history of the legislative assembly came to life as the new lighting at Parliament Square was turned on in a ceremony on the evening of Wednesday, June 13.

New lighting to be unveiled at Parliament Square to mark Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

New lighting at Parliament Square, in front of the legislative assembly, will be unveiled on the evening of Wednesday, June 13, in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

Public consultation process on official languages

New Brunswickers are invited to take part in public consultations on the revision of the Official Languages Act, as announced today in the legislative assembly by Premier David Alward and the Leader of the Official Opposition, Victor Boudreau.

Joint statement / Elections NB, Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner

The following statement was issued today by Michael Quinn, chief electoral officer, and Anne E. Bertrand, access to information and privacy commissioner:

Flag-raising ceremony held to mark Diamond Jubilee

A special flag standard was raised this morning in front of the legislative assembly to mark the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the throne on Feb. 6, 1952.

Flag-raising ceremony to mark Diamond Jubilee

The Queen's Canadian Standard will be raised in front of the legislative assembly to mark the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to the throne at 7:43 a.m., Monday, Feb. 6.

Legislative officers review makes 33 recommendations

An independent review of legislative officers, entitled Fine-tuning Parliamentary Machinery: A Review of the Mandates and Operations of New Brunswick's Legislative Officers, was released today by Bernard Richard.

Speech from the throne highlights / second session of 57th legislature

The 2011-12 speech from the throne sets out an agenda for the coming year that continues the work being done to change the culture of government.

Legislature committee releases report on health authority governance

The legislative assembly's standing committee on health care released its recommendations on health authority governance today in Fredericton.

Mover, 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 Paul Robichaud.

Legislative assembly to reopen Nov. 23

The legislative assembly will reconvene on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Paul Robichaud, deputy premier and government house leader, made the announcement today.

Legislature flag to be flown at half mast on Sept. 11

New Brunswick’s flag will be flown at half mast on the front lawn of the legislative assembly on Sunday, Sept. 11, in memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks on that date in 2001.

Standing committee on health care changes location of public hearing in Miramichi

The standing committee on health care, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly, has changed the location of its public hearing in Miramichi.

Standing Committee on Health Care revises schedule for public hearings

The Standing Committee on Health Care, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly, has revised its schedule for the public hearings on the discussion paper Regional Health Authorities Governance.

Public invited to comment on health authority governance discussion paper

New Brunswickers are being invited to comment on a legislative discussion paper that seeks to establish parameters governing the election of regional health authority board members.

Website regarding review of legislative officers launched

A website has been launched to inform the public and solicit the views and ideas of New Brunswickers about an independent review of legislative officers.

22nd annual Student Legislative Seminar to be held April 1-3

The legislative assembly will host the 22nd annual Student Legislative Seminar from April 1 to 3 in Fredericton.

Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held at the legislative assembly

The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3.

Highlights of the Speech from the Throne / first session of 57th legislature

The Speech from the Throne opened the first session of the 57th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick today.

McLean named deputy government house leader

Wes McLean (MLA - Victoria-Tobique) has been named deputy government house leader by Premier David Alward.

Official opening of legislative session

The official opening of the first session of the 57th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick is today, Nov. 23.

Mover, 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 Paul Robichaud, who is also minister of economic development, deputy premier and minister responsible for la Francophonie.

New Speaker of the legislative assembly chosen

Carleton MLA Dale Graham was selected on Wednesday, Oct. 27, as the new Speaker of the legislative assembly. His selection was the first order of business for members of the 57th legislative assembly.

Full, transparent debate of government's energy plan

The provincial government will call for a full debate in the legislative assembly on legislation to implement the energy agreement between New Brunswick and Quebec. Energy Minister Jack Keir and Government House Leader Greg Byrne made the announcement today.

Throne speech highlights / Fourth session of 56th Legislative Assembly

Seizing opportunities to lower energy rates in New Brunswick, reducing poverty while empowering and creating jobs for people, enhancing health and senior care, promoting literacy and positioning the province for significant economic growth were the central themes of today's speech from the throne.

Mover and seconder named for throne speech

The names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne were announced today by Government House Leader, and Attorney General Michael Murphy.

New Brunswickers invited to comment on two legislative proposals

FREDERICTON (CNB) - New Brunswickers are being invited to comment on two legislative proposals introduced in the legislative assembly during the previous session.

Legislature committee seeking public input

New Brunswickers are being invited to comment on a legislative proposal to set time limits within which civil proceedings would be required to be commenced. They are also being invited to comment on a proposal to give legal force to documents commonly known as living wills.

Provincial Christmas tree officially lit

Hundreds of people braved chilly temperatures to enjoy musical entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus at the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at the Legislative Assembly.

Throne speech highlights / Third session of 56th Legislative Assembly

Keeping commitments, carefully managing through the current economic downturn, and a renewed focus on and commitment to achieving self-sufficiency were the primary themes of today's speech from the throne that opened the third session of the 56th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.

Mover and seconder named for throne speech

Government House Leader and Health Minister Mike Murphy today announced the names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne, to be delivered Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Public invited to comment on proposed access-to-information legislation, discussion paper

New Brunswickers are being invited to comment on proposals to update the province's right-to-information and protection of personal information legislation and to develop new legislation to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information.

Legislature committee releases final report on wellness

The final report of the legislature's Select Committee on Wellness, Wellness...we each have a role to play - Individuals, communities, stakeholders and government, was released today in Fredericton.

Public hearings on tax options

Nine public hearings will be held by the Select Committee on Tax Review to receive written comments and briefs regarding the options presented in A Discussion Paper on New Brunswick's Tax System.

Flood cleanup continues at Legislative Assembly

Legislative proceedings resumed at the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly today, but it will take several days before all services are restored and in full operation in the historic building.

New Brunswick legislature will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 13

The New Brunswick Legislative Assembly will reconvene this Wednesday, Feb. 13, Government House Leader Mike Murphy announced today.