Government of New Brunswick

 

  Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Agriculture Appeal Board Hears appeals of land registered for agricultural use by the Minister under the Agricultural Land Protection and Development Act. The board also hears appeals on decisions made by the Registrar of the Farm Land Identification Program on the deferral of provincial property taxes on eligible farm lands and outbuildings to encourage the preservation of real property for agricultural use. The board also hears appeals of decisions made by the Registrar of Livestock Operations to issue, renew or amend a livestock operations license.
Agricultural, Aquaculture and Fisheries Development Board

Considers and makes recommendations on all applications for financial assistance referred to it by the Minister under the Agricultural Development and the Aquaculture and Fisheries Development Acts.

Agricultural Development Act and Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Act

Farm Practices Review Board

Acts as an administrative tribunal/quasi-judicial decision making body that determines the acceptability of agricultural practices upon receipt of complaints related to disturbances such as odors, noise, light, or other nuisance issues. 

Agricultural Operation Practices Act

Licensing and Penalty
Appeal Board

Hears appeals on decisions made by the Registrar or an Inspector for applicants of a licence or a secondary processing plant certificate, a licensee, a holder of a certificate or a person who is served with a notice of noncompliance.

Seafood Processing Act

New Brunswick Agricultural
Insurance Commission

Administers agricultural insurance matters by hearing disputes from agricultural producers relating to agricultural insurance matters, conduct surveys and research programs relating to agricultural insurance, etc.

Agricultural Insurance Act

New Brunswick Farm
Products Commission

Supervises ten agricultural commodity boards and agencies. Facilitates the Province’s participation in provincial and national orderly marketing systems including investigating, arbitrating, adjudicating upon, adjusting or otherwise settling any dispute involving producers, agencies, boards, distributors or transporters of farm products.

Natural Products Act

New Brunswick Grain Commission

Establishes standards to regulate the production and marketing of grain. The Commission has the power to investigate, arbitrate, adjudicate upon, adjust or otherwise settle any dispute between producers, processors, dealers, distributors or transporters of grain.

New Brunswick Grain Act

   

  Education and Early Childhood Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Appeal Board on Teacher Certification

Reviews the certification status of teachers whose certificate have been revoked or suspended by the Minister.

Education ActAppeal Board on Teacher Certification Regulation (2001-50)

Atlantic Education International

Manages and coordinates international student programs and partnerships with off-shore schools for the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development as a not-for-profit agency. Its mandate is to grow NB learning partners worldwide and extend quality assurance procedures for education services involved. 

http://www.aei-inc.ca/

Comité consultatif provincial de la mesure et de l'évaluation et des programmes d'etudes (francophone)

Created to ensure communication and consultation on matters relating to the design and implementation of curriculum and instructionin the public schools in the Province.

Education Act; School Administration Regulation (97-150)

Minister's Advisory Committee on
Teacher Certification

Advises the Minister with respect to teacher certification except matters that may be the subject of a decision of the Appeal Board on Teacher Certification under section 31 of the Act.

Education Act; Regulation (2004-8)

Provincial Curriculum and Assessment Advisory Committee (anglophone)

Provides communication and consultation on matters relating to the development and implementation of curriculum and instruction, as well as provincial testing and evaluation programs in the public schools in the Province.

Education Act; School Administration Regulation (97-150)

   

  Environment and Local Government

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Apohaqui Sewerage Commission

Owns and operates a wastewater treatment facility and associated collector sewers serving the residents of the parish of Sussex known as Apohaqui, for approximately 50 homes and a school.

Clean Environment Act

Assessment and Planning
Appeal Board

Hears appeals and renders decisions under the Assessment Act, Community Planning Act and Municipal Heritage Preservation Act.

Assessment and Planning Appeal Board Act

La Commission des 
Egoûts d'Allardville

Owns and operates a wastewater treatment facility and associated collector sewers serving approximately 125 homes, a school, a church, a fire station, and a senior’s home in the community of Allardville.

Clean Environment Act

Environmental Trust Advisory Board

Deals with matters relating to the use of the fund including to determine priority funding areas for each fiscal year and to recommend a list of projects and funding amounts to the Minister.

Environmental Trust Fund Act

Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission

Provides wastewater treatment. Owns and operates two wastewater treatment facilities and associated collector sewers servicing the residents of Greater Shediac.

Clean Environment Act

Municipal Capital Borrowing Board

Reviews and authorizes all capital borrowing of municipalities, rural communities, and municipal agencies in the Province of New Brunswick. 

Municipal Capital Borrowing Act

Musquash Sewerage Commission

Owns and operates a wastewater treatment facility and associated collector sewers serving approximately 55 homes in the Thompson Subdivision located within the community of Musquash.

Clean Environment Act

Recycle New Brunswick

Manages the handling of a designated material to ensures an industry’s manufacture, storage, collection, transportation, recycling, disposal or other handling of a designated material is done in accordance with a stewardship plan approved by the Board. Currently the Board manages scrap tires, waste paint, used oil and used glycol under the Regulation.

Designated Materials Regulation – Clean Environment Act

St. Margaret's Water and
Wastewater Commission

Provides water and wastewater to residents residing in St. Margarets that involves two wells serving under 300 residents, and a lagoon and associated sewer collection serving 65 homes and one golf course.

Clean Environment Act

Val D'Amour Sewerage Commission

Owns and manages a wastewater collection system that serves connected residents in the communities Val D’Amour, Maltais, Lac des Lys, McKendrick, St-Aubain, and Chemin des Perrons, and owns and operates wastewater collector sewers serving the community of Val D’Amour.

Clean Environment Act

   

  Executive Council Office

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation  
New Brunswick Research and Productivity Council

Promotes innovation through the use of science and technology for the purposes of improving quality of life and building economic viability and competitiveness in the Province as a not-for-profit Crown Corporation.

New Brunswick Research and Innovation Council Act

New Brunswick Women's Council

Provides advice to the Minister on matters of importance to women and their substantive equality; brings to the attention of government and the public issues of interest and concern to women and their substantive equality; includes and engages women of diverse identities, experiences and communities, women’s groups and society in general; strategizes and provides advice on emerging and future issues; and represents New Brunswick women, as an independent body.

New Brunswick Women's Council Act

Opportunities New Brunswick

Offers support services to help New Brunswick businesses grow, pursue high growth opportunities through exports and foreign investment, and work with industry partners to identify, build and support a portfolio of significant high growth opportunities both within and outside the province. The board can approve loans and grants up to a S2 million.

Opportunities New Brunswick Act

Premier's Council on Disabilities

Advises the Premier on matters relating to the status of persons with disabilities. Brings forth matters of interest and concern to persons with disabilities and promotes employment opportunities, the prevention of disabling conditions, and access to all services offered to the citizens of New Brunswick.

Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons Act

Regional Development Corporation

Plans, coordinates and implements regional and economic development initiatives for the Province as a Crown corporation.

Regional Development Corporation Act

Service New Brunswick

Delivers shared services for the Government of New Brunswick with the express purpose of standardizing and reducing costs. This Crown corporation provides high-quality, innovative public services for customers with a focus on value for all New Brunswickers.   

Service New Brunswick Act

   

  Finance and Treasury Board

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Cannabis Advisory Committee

Advises the Minister on matters relating to the use of the assets of the Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund. The fund shall be used to support the development and implementation of education and awareness programs, policies, and research projects related cannabis including its responsible use, prevention of abuse, and strategies for the reduction of the adverse health effects; as well as promotion of corporate social responsibility in the distribution and sale of cannabis.

Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund Act

Cannabis Management Corporation

Undertakes, implements, organizes, conducts and manages the purchase, distribution and sale of recreational use cannabis on behalf of the government of the Province of New Brunswick in accordance with federal and provincial laws and regulations.

Cannabis Management Corporation Act

Cannabis NB – Board of Directors

Cannabis NB, the only legal retailer of recreational cannabis for the province of New Brunswick, is a subsidiary of ANBL and manages retail cannabis sales for the Cannabis Management Corporation. The board administers the business and affairs of the corporation.   

New Brunswick Liquor Corporation Act

Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB)

Administers and enforces the provincial legislation that regulates securities, insurance, pensions, credit unions, caisses populaires, trust and loan companies, co-operatives, and a wide range of other consumer legislation. The commission’s mandate is to: provide regulatory services that protect the public interest and enhance public confidence in the regulated sectors; disseminate knowledge and promote understanding of the regulated sectors; and develop and conduct education programs.

Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act

Financial and Consumer
Services Tribunal

Exists as an independent entity of the FCNB whose mandate is to adjudicate on matters under the consumer services legislation as administered by the Commission. Financial and consumer services legislation includes the sectors of securities, consumer affairs, credit unions, co-operatives, mortgage brokers, insurance and pensions. It hears appeals of regulatory decisions of staff of the FCNB.

Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act

New Brunswick Insurance Board

Regulates automobile insurance rates to be used in the Province of New Brunswick by reviewing rate applications, conducting hearings and approving rates as a quasi-judicial tribunal.

Insurance Act

New Brunswick Liquor Corporation – Board of Directors

The corporation carries on the general business of manufacturing, buying, importing and selling of liquor, to promote the responsible consumption of liquor and to participate in the development of the liquor industry in the Province as a revenue generating Crown corporation. The board administers the business and affairs of the Corporation.

New Brunswick Liquor Corporation Act

New Brunswick Lotteries and Gaming Corporation

Develops, organizes, conducts and manages provincial lottery schemes on behalf of the Province.

Gaming Control Act

New Brunswick Municipal Finance Corporation (NBMFC)

Provides municipal governments & enterprises with low cost funding for capital projects approved by the Municipal Capital Borrowing Board.

Municipal Capital Borrowing Act

   

  Health

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Inspection Review Committee

Responsible for the review of audits performed on pharmacy providers under the New Brunswick Drug Plan and the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program.  

Prescription and Catastrophic Drug Insurance Act

Insured Services Appeal Committee

Advises the Minister on appeals by persons on matters in dispute or disagreement with respect to:
(a) an application to become or continue to be a beneficiary;
(b) refusal of a claim for payment for entitled services or reduction of the amount so claimed; or
(c) any other matter requested by the Minister in the application or interpretation of the Act and the regulations made thereunder.

Medical Services Payment Act

Mental Health Review Boards – North and South

Reviews the status of an involuntary patient; the ability of an involuntary patient to manage their estate; the patient's access to information concerning their treatment and the accessibility to their chart; the transfer to another jurisdiction; the granting or authorization of certificates of detention; sending out an order to administer a treatment; and the patient's competence or their substitute to give their consent.

Mental Health Act

Mental Health Services
Advisory Committee

Advises the Minister on: 
(a) the need, supply and delivery of mental health services, 
(b) issues respecting mental health and mental health services referred to the Committee by the Minister or initiated by the Committee, and
(c) matters related to the development and improvement of community-based support systems for persons suffering from mental disorders.

Mental Health Services Act

Mental Health Tribunals –
North and South

Authorizes the admission and treatment of involuntary patients according to the Mental Health Act. Each tribunal is composed of a lawyer and two members of the public.

Mental Health Act

Midwifery Council of
New Brunswick

Oversees the regulation of the profession.   

Midwifery Act

NB Health and Research Foundation

Promotes, coordinates and supports all aspects of health research and innovation in New Brunswick as a non-profit incorporated organization.

Companies Act

New Brunswick Health Council Board of Directors

Makes recommendations to the Minister to promote and improve health service quality; to develop and implement mechanisms to engage citizens, to measure, monitor and assess population health and health services quality; to identify effective practices for the improvement of health service quality; to evaluate strategies designed to improve health service quality; to assess citizen satisfaction with health services and quality; and to investigate matters respecting healthcare referred to it by the Minister with recommendations.

New Brunswick Health Council Act

Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee

Makes recommendations and advises the Minister on the classes of drugs to be considered for designation as monitored drugs; policy and other matters related to the Program; possible amendments to the Act or the regulations to further the purposes of the Program; issues arising from the collection and reporting of information under the Program; and any other matter established by regulation.

Prescription Monitoring Act

Professional Review Committee

Regulates and administers 5.5(1) of the Act which states: the provincial authority may refer to the Professional Review Committee for review, patterns of billing of medical practitioners and oral and maxillofacial surgeons under the medical services plan in order to identify, in respect of a medical practitioner or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

Medical Services Payment Act

   

  Intergovernmental Affairs

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
Order of New Brunswick Advisory Board

Provides advice to government on the investitures of the Order of New Brunswick.

Order of New Brunswick Act   

   

  Justice and Public Safety

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Board of Examiners for Compressed Gas

Sets competency levels; approves training programs; and oversees the licensing process for persons working on propane, natural and medical gas installations.

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act

Child Death Review Committee

Examines deaths of children in the care of the Minister of Social Development or who has been known to the child protection system 12 months within prior to their death, all sudden and unexpected cases of child (under 19) deaths. The Chairperson has discretion as to whether or not a child who has died of natural causes will be subject to a full review.

Departmental Policy – Justice and Public Safety

Criminal Code Board of Review

Section 672.38 of the Criminal Code of Canada requires that a Review Board be established in each province. The Board makes or reviews dispositions made by the criminal courts concerning accused found not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder or unfit to stand trial.

Criminal Code of Canada (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-46/

Domestic Violence Death
Review Committee

Examines deaths as a result of domestic violence including homicides involving intimate partners, ex-partners, children and other family members.

Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act

Judicial Remuneration Commission

Conducts inquiries with respect to the salaries and other amounts paid to the judges of the Provincial Court, the adequacy of benefits provided to judges and any proposal that seeks to eliminate a measure that affects any aspect of the economic benefits provided to, or the remuneration conditions of, judges.

Provincial Court Act

New Brunswick Legal Aid
Services Commission

Governs the policies and strategic priorities of the Commission and ensures the funding received is spent efficiently by reporting to the Legislature through the Minister of Justice. Assures the public that the actual operation of the legal aid system is separate from the government which is responsible for public prosecutions.

Legal Aid Act

New Brunswick Police Commission

Investigates and determines complaints relating to the conduct of a member of a municipal or regional police force; investigates and determines any matter relating to any aspect of policing in any area of the Province, either on its own motion, or at the direction of the Minister of Public Safety; and determines the adequacy of municipal, regional and RCMP forces within the Province, and whether each municipality and the Province is discharging its responsibility for the maintenance of an adequate level of policing.

Police Act

Power Engineers Board
of Examiners

Examines qualified candidates for any class of power engineers licence; provides the examination to be given a candidate for any class of power engineers licence; and establishes the degree of competency that a candidate shall display to successfully pass such examination.

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act

Small Claims Complaint Committee

Addresses complaints of misconduct alleged against Small Claims Court adjudicators. The panel is the roster of names from which a public representative is chosen each time a Complaints Committee is required.

Small Claims Act

   

  Natural Resources and Energy Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Committee on the Status of Species at Risk (COSSAR)

Provides scientific input, advice, and expertise on any matter relating to the biological assessment of Species at Risk in New Brunswick.

Species at Risk Act

Board of Examiners under the Scaler's Act

Regulates standards and administers examination of candidates seeking licensing and renewal of licensing to scale primary forest products in NB, as well as managing licensed scalers’ performance issues.

Scaler's Act

Energy and Utilities Board

Regulates the electricity, natural gas, pipeline, motor carrier industries and sets maximum gasoline prices for the province as an independent Crown agency. 

Energy and Utilities Board Act

Forest Audit Appeal Board

Hears appeals for Licensee's appealing the results of Forest Audits. May change or uphold audit results.

Crown Lands and Forests Act

New Brunswick Forest Products Commission

Oversees the marketing relationships involving forest industries (pulp mills and sawmills); forest products marketing boards (private woodlot owners and producers) and the provincial government. An independent Commission composed of seven members who report directly to the Minister.

Forest Products Act

New Brunswick Power Corporation – Board of Directors

Governs this Crown Corporation by guiding the strategic direction, evaluating the performance of the Chief Executive Officer, and approving and monitoring the business plan, operational plan and financial results. Administers the business affairs on a commercial basis, taking into consideration government policy, and ensuring the Corporation is committed to a high level of accountability and transparency. NB Power is responsible for providing New Brunswickers with a safe, reliable, cost-effective, environmentally responsible supply of energy at competitive rates.

Electricity Act

New Brunswick Wildlife Council

Provides advice an makes recommendations to the Minister on matters relating to the conservation, protection or enhancement of fish and wildlife populations or their habitats. It recommends projects to the Minister for payments out of the Wildlife Trust Fund.

Fish and Wildlife Act

Protected Natural Areas Provincial Advisory Committee

Provides advice and input to the Minister on initiatives relating to the protection, conservation, and management of protected natural areas.

Protected Natural Areas Act

Protected Natural Areas Scientific Advisory Committee

Provides to the Minister scientific input, advice and expertise on any matter relating to the classification and management of protected natural areas.

Protected Natural Areas Act

   

  Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Apprenticeship and Occupational Standing Committee

Ensures decisions made by the AOC board serve the francophone communities of New Brunswick.

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board

Gives the Board policy and law-making authority to make decisions regarding matters under its jurisdictions. Establishes standards for the AOC program and provides advice to the Minister.

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act

CCNB Board of Governors

Enhances the economic and social well-being of the Province by addressing the occupational training requirements of the population and of the labour market of the Province. As a Crown corporation, it provides post-secondary training programs in various locations around the province. Its language of service is French.

New Brunswick Community Colleges Act

Human Rights Commission

Promotes human rights via compliance with the Act and mediates and investigates complaints and provides educational seminars to the public.

Human Rights Act

Labour and Employment Board Adjudicates employment and labour matters. Established under the Labour and Employment Board Act as an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal that administers and adjudicates matters under the Industrial Relations ActPublic Service Labour Relations ActEmployment Standards ActPension Benefits ActHuman Rights ActFisheries Bargaining Act and Essential Services in Nursing Homes Act. The Board also exercises complaint administration and adjudicative appointment jurisdiction under the Public Interest Disclosure Act and the Pay Equity Act, 2009.
NBCC Board of Governors

Enhances the economic and social well-being of the Province by addressing the occupational training requirements of the population and of the labour market of the Province. As a Crown corporation, it provides post-secondary training programs in various locations around the province. Its language of service is English.

New Brunswick Community Colleges Act

New Brunswick Public
Libraries Board

Provides to the Minister advice on policy, service and standards for public libraries and on the public libraries system. 

New Brunswick Public Libraries Act

New Brunswick Public Library Foundation Board of Trustees

Raises funds specifically for the public library system, primarily for collections but also funding for the purchase of specialized equipment in libraries, such as assistive technologies for people with disabilities with the support of external funds. Receives in-kind donations of materials to add to library collections across the province. 

New Brunswick Public Libraries Foundation Act

WHSCC Board of Directors Represents workers and employers and provides oversight and direction to WorkSafeNB. This Crown corporations also oversees the implementation and application of New Brunswick's: Occupational Health and Safety ActWorkers' Compensation ActWorkplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Act; and Firefighters' Compensation Act
Workers’ Compensation
Appeals Tribunal

Hears appeals on workers’ compensation matters. This independent tribunal has expertise in the workers’ compensation system.

Workers’ Compensation Act

   

  Social Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation

Develops, oversees, coordinates and implements initiatives to reduce poverty and assist New Brunswickers to become more self-sufficient. The Corporation ensures the continued partnership of the citizens of New Brunswick in the development, adoption, implementation and evaluation of the Economic and Social Inclusion Plan. It has representation from government, the Official opposition, business and non-profit sectors as well as people who have experienced poverty.

Economic and Social Inclusion Act

Family Income Security
Appeal Board

Provides an independent process allowing applicants to appeal decisions made under the Act and its regulations.

Family Income Security Act

New Brunswick Housing Corporation Board of Directors

Provides oversight to study housing needs and conditions, and the adequacy of existing housing accommodations in NB. This Crown corporation does so with an emphasis to the needs of individuals and families of low income. 

New Brunswick Housing Act

   

  Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Fundy Trail Development Authority

Oversees the management and operations of the Fundy Trail Parkway, designated as a provincial park under the Parks Act.

Parks Act

Fundy Trail Parkway

Kings Landing Corporation

Oversees the strategic direction to create, maintain and operate an authentic living history museum as a world-class attraction that will educate and entertain tourists and residents by depicting life in rural New Brunswick during the 19th century.    

Kings Landing Corporation Act

New Brunswick Arts Board

Facilitates and promotes the creation, production, enjoyment, awareness and understanding of the arts, as well as administers funding programs for professional artists in the province. Works as an arm’s length agency that provides advice to the government on matters relating to the arts.

New Brunswick Arts Board Act

New Brunswick Combat
Sport Commission

Regulates combat sport events by: 1) issuing permits for the holding of events; 2) issuing licenses for persons who participate in events; 3) establishing a code of conduct for participants in events; and 4) ensuring the presence of medical staff. 

Combat Sport Act

New Brunswick Museum

Researches, collects, preserves and interprets the natural and human history of New Brunswick as a Crown agency. 

New Brunswick Museum Act

   

  Transportation and Infrastructure

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
New Brunswick Highway Corporation

Manages the public-private partnerships with private sector companies to build and maintain certain highways in New Brunswick. This Crown corporation is comprised of government employees and the Ministers of the Departments of Transportation and Infrastructure and Finance. The NB Highway Corporation also has 3 subsidiary corporations including the New Brunswick F-M Project Company, Route 1 Gateway Project Company Ltd. and the Trans-Canada Highway Project Co. Ltd.

NB Highway Corporation Act

   

 

 

The following agencies, boards and commissions include those in which the provincial government does not have exclusive authority over appointments, but rather appoints at least one member to the ABC. These include self-regulating professions, trusts, and federal and municipal boards.
 

 

  Education and Early Childhood Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority Board of Directors

Provides for educational services, programs and opportunities for hearing and visually impaired youth, age 0-21 in the Atlantic Provinces.

Education of Aurally or Visually Handicapped Persons Act

   

  Environment and Local Government

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers Board of Directors

Regulates the practice of real estate appraisal and govern all individuals engaged in such practice in the Province of New Brunswick. This is a self-regulating profession.

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers (private act)

New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers Discipline Committee

Reviews allegations of professional misconduct or incompetence against members of the Association of Real Estate Appraisers.

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers (private act)

New Brunswick Municipal Employees Pension Plan Board

Administers a uniform contributory pension plan which is available to municipalities and rural communities (permanent employees). The provincial government appoints the Chair.

Uniform Contributory Pension Plan Regulation – Municipalities Act

Saint John Development Corporation

Seeks to meet the Corporation’s mandate of “overall development, management, co-ordination, and advancement of the commercial, residential, recreational, cultural, social, economic welfare of the City’s Centre District." The provincial government makes one appointment to the Board of Directors.

An Act to Incorporate the Market Square Corporation

   

  Executive Council Office

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
New Brunswick Innovation Foundation

Invests in start-up companies and research and development. NBIF is an independent, non-profit corporation that supports the development of innovation in New Brunswick and manages the Innovation Trust Fund. All investment returns going back into the Foundation to be re-invested in other new start-up companies and research initiatives. The Board is made up of members from government, academic and business sectors.

http://nbif.ca/en

   

  Finance and Treasury Board

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission

Governs, regulates and supervises harness racing in all its forms relevant and related to peri-mutuel betting in the Atlantic Provinces.

Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission Act

Board of Trustees for the Shared Risk Plan for Certain Bargaining Employees of New Brunswick Hospitals (CBE) 

Administers the pension plans as per the pension trust and the Pension Benefits Act as a joint, independent board
of trustees.

Pension Benefits Act

Board of Trustees for the Shared Risk Plan for CUPE Employees of New Brunswick Hospitals 

Administers the pension plans, by three boards of trustees, as per the pension trust and the Pension Benefits Act.

Pension Benefits Act

New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan (NBPSPP)

Administers the pension plans as per the pension trust and the Pension Benefits Act as a joint, independent board
of trustees.

Pension Benefits Act

New Brunswick Real Estate
Association Board

Regulates the practice of real estate appraisal and govern all individuals engaged in such practice in the Province of New Brunswick. This is a self-regulating profession.

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers (private act)

New Brunswick Teachers’ Pension Plan

Administers the pension plans as per the pension trust and the Pension Benefits Act as a joint, independent board
of trustees.

Pension Benefits Act

Nursing Homes Pension Plans (General & Services, Nurses & Paramedical and Management)

Administers three defined pension plans, by three boards of trustees, as per the pension trusts and the Pension Benefits Act. 

Pension Benefits Act

   

  Health

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
Board of Registration of Embalmers, Funeral Directors and Funeral Providers

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

Embalmers, Funeral Directors and Funeral Providers Act

College of Massage Therapists of New Brunswick

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

College of Massage Therapists of New Brunswick Act

Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

Oversees the regulation of the profession.

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Medical Society and the College Of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

Council of the College of Psychologists of New Brunswick

The Council of the College shall be responsible for the administration of the Psychologists Act and shall control, govern and manage, or supervise the control, government and management of the business and affairs of the College and all aspects of the practice of psychology.

Psychologists Act

Health Services Liability Protection Plan Management Committee 

Reports to the Minister of Health to recommend certain key decisions regarding legal claims, and to manage the continuing operation of the Health Services Liability Protection Plan. 

Regional Health Authorities Act

New Brunswick Association of Dietitians –
Board of Directors

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Association of Dietitians

New Brunswick Association of Dietitians –
Discipline Committee

Handles disciplinary action for its members found to be in breach of its code of conduct.

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Association of Dietitians

New Brunswick Association of
Medical Radiation Technologists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

NBAMRT Bylaws

http://nbamrt.ca/

New Brunswick Association of
Occupational Therapists Board

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapists, 1988

New Brunswick Association of Optometrists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

Optometry Act, 2004

New Brunswick Association of Respiratory Therapists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

Respiratory Therapy Act

New Brunswick Association of Social Workers

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers

New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

Act Incorporating The New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act to Incorporate the New Brunswick Chiropractors Association

New Brunswick College of Dental Hygienists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

NB College of Dental Hygienists Act

New Brunswick College of Pharmacists

Oversees the regulation of the profession.

Pharmacy Act

New Brunswick Dental Society Board of Directors

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Dental Society

New Brunswick Denturists Society

Develops, establishes and maintains standards of knowledge and skill, professional ethics and qualifications and practice for members.

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Denturists Society

New Brunswick Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists Board of Directors

Oversees the regulation of the profession.

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists

New Brunswick Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists Discipline Committee

Conducts disciplinary action for members found in breach of their standards and code of conduct.

An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Nurses Association of New Brunswick – Board of Directors

Oversees the regulation of the profession.  

An Act Respecting the Nurses Association of New Brunswick

Paramedic Association of New Brunswick – Board of Directors

Oversees the regulation of the profession. 

An Act Respecting the Paramedic Association of New Brunswick

http://panb.ca

Regional Health Authority A – Board of Directors

Manages the business and affairs of the regional health authority.

Regional Health Authorities Act

Regional Health Authority B – Board of Directors

 

Manages the business and affairs of the regional health authority.

Regional Health Authorities Act

   

  Intergovernmental Affairs

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
Centre Communautaire Ste. Anne

Provides oversight to manage the centre.

Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne Act

   

  Justice and Public Safety

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
BNPP Joint Board of
Police Commissioners

Provides governance and oversight of the regional municipal police force. The Minister appoints minimum one member
to Board.  

Police Act

Codiac Regional Policing Authority

Provides governance and oversight for the regional RCMP police force. The Minister appoints minimum one member to Board.

Police Act

Judicial Council

Reviews complaints against Provincial Court judges and make determinations on the need for further investigation and possible sanctions.  

Provincial Court Act

Kennebecasis Regional Joint Board of Police Commissioners

Provides governance and oversight of regional municipal police force. The Minister appoints minimum one member to Board.

Police Act

Law Society Act 1996

Reviewing Officers are appointed to review complaints related to lawyer billing and has the authority to confirm that the bill is fair and reasonable or to reduce the bill where appropriate.

Law Society Act 1996

Saint John Board of
Police Commissioners

Provides governance and oversight of regional municipal police force. The Minister appoints minimum one member to Board.

Police Act

   

  Natural Resources and Energy Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Maritime Forestry Complex Corporation – Board of Directors

Administers the affairs of the corporation.

Maritime Forestry Complex Corporation Act

St. Croix International
Waterway Commission

Manages the resources of the St. Croix watershed, which forms part of the boundary between New Brunswick and of the State of Maine (USA). Established recognizing the common heritage and special concern of the citizens of the two jurisdictions, including regional economic and environmental issues such as dam management and habitat issues.

St. Croix International Waterway Commission Act

   

  Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Provides advice to Ministers responsible for Post-Secondary Education in the Maritimes through an agency of the Council of Atlantic Premiers.

Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission Act

UdeM Board of Governors

Ensures the functions and objectives of the university are carried out.

Université de Moncton Act

UNB Board of Governors

Ensures the functions and objectives of the university are carried out. This governance body establishes the policies and strategic direction of the university and exercising all of the powers set out in the Act. 

University of New Brunswick Act

   

Social Development

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Dental Advisory Committee

At the Minister’s request, advises on all matters relating to dental services and assists in matters pertaining to an effective and efficient dental program.

New Brunswick Regulation 84-115 under the Health Services Act

Medical Advisory Committee                     

  

Family Income Security Act

   

  Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Name of Agency, Board
or Commission
Overview
Beaverbrook Art Gallery –
Board of Governors

Oversees the operation and management of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and fosters and promotes the study and public enjoyment and appreciation of the arts.

Beaverbrook Art Gallery Act

Fort La Tour Development Authority

Develops or causes to be developed that area of land in the City of Saint John on which Fort La Tour was located and
adjacent lands as a historic attraction for the educational benefit of the citizens of New Brunswick and for the economic advantage of the City.  

An Act to Establish a Fort La Tour Development Authority in Saint John, Chapter 75 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1972

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame – Board of Governors 

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the NB Sports Hall of Fame and trustees of all related records and possessions.

NB Sports Hall of Fame By-laws

   

  Transportation and Infrastructure

Name of Agency, Board or Commission Overview
Belledune Port Authority

Oversees strategic direction of the Port. Ports are federal jurisdiction; the Province appoints one member.

Canada Marine Act

Fredericton International Airport Authority

Oversees the strategic direction of the airport. Airports are federal jurisdiction; the Province appoints one member.

Transport Canada (Nat’l Airports Policy Ground lease agreement)

Greater Moncton Airport Authority

Oversees the strategic direction of the airport. Airports are federal jurisdiction; the Province appoints one member.

Transport Canada (Nat’l Airports Policy Ground lease agreement)

Saint John Airport Authority

Oversees the strategic direction of the airport. Airports are federal jurisdiction; the Province appoints one member.

Transport Canada (Nat’l Airports Policy Ground lease agreement)

Saint John Port Authority

Oversees strategic direction of the Port. Ports are federal jurisdiction; the Province appoints one member.

Canada Marine Act