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Environmental projects address climate change in Acadian Peninsula

Climate change is the focus of several projects in the Acadian Peninsula region which are receiving support from the Environmental Trust Fund. From left: Daniel Blanchard, executive director of Valorēs; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Robert Gauvin; Donald Gauvin, chair of the climate change council of the Chaleur Regional Service Commission; and Benjamin Kocyla, director of planning, Acadian Peninsula Regional ...

Air quality monitoring results for 2016

The 2016 Air Quality Monitoring Results report was released today. Discussing the results were, from left: Jon MacNeill, communications director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick; Barb MacKinnon, president and CEO of the New Brunswick Lung Association; and Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr.

River Watch 2019 begins March 12

The River Watch program will officially start today to provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. From left: Jill Maepea, warning preparedness meteorologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada; Jasmin Boisvert, specialist with the water sciences section, Department of Environment and Local Government; Greg ...

Expansion of electric vehicle charging network

Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr attended the announcement of the expansion of the provincial electric vehicle charging network. From left: New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig; Carr; NB Power president and CEO Gaëtan Thomas; St. Stephen Mayor Allan MacEachern; and Saint Andrews Mayor Doug Naish.

Meetings with municipal associations

Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr participated in meetings with New Brunswick’s municipal associations in Fredericton. Among the items discussed were tax reform, a tourism accommodation levy and infrastructure. From left: Premier Blaine Higgs; Carr; and Justice Minister and Attorney General Andrea Anderson-Mason, who is also the minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation.