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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.