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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.

Investment in new infrastructure project at Université de Moncton

The provincial and federal governments and the Université de Moncton announced today an investment of more than $1.3 million for a water and wastewater infrastructure project on the university’s Moncton campus. From left: Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Jacques Paul Couturier, the university’s acting president and vice-chancellor; and Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold.

Investment of $1.5 million in Hillsborough arena upgrades

The federal, provincial and municipal governments are combining to invest more than $1.5 million in upgrades to the community arena in Hillsborough. From left: Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; Mayor Barry Snider; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers.

Investment in Riverside-Albert infrastructure project

The federal, provincial and municipal governments are combining to invest more than $24,000 in the installation of water sampling stations in Riverside-Albert. From left: Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; Mayor Jim Campbell; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers.

Construction of new community centre underway

Construction is underway on Hanwell’s new community centre thanks to over $2.3 million in federal, provincial and municipal investments. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Hanwell Mayor Chris Melvin; and New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig.

Investments in infrastructure project in Shippagan

The provincial and federal governments are investing almost $340,000 in a new infrastructure project in Shippagan. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel; Shippagan Mayor Anita Savoie Robichaud; and Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier.

Investment in water and wastewater infrastructure in Fredericton

Federal, provincial and municipal governments are combining to invest more than $1.7 million in improved water and wastewater infrastructure in Fredericton. From left: Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; and Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey.

Investment of $4.4 million for infrastructure projects in Saint John

The federal, provincial and municipal governments today announced funding totalling more than $4.4 million for seven new infrastructure projects in Saint John. Participating in the announcement were Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty (middle row), Saint John Mayor Don Darling and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long (back row), and children attending a summer camp at the Carleton Community Centre. The ...

Investment of over $1 million in flood prediction initiatives

The provincial and federal governments will invest $1.14 million in two projects to create flood-hazard mapping to help predict the impact of flooding on communities. From left: Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey; Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey; and Jasmin Boisvert, water sciences specialist with the Department of Environment and Local Government.

Aéroport de la Péninsule to upgrade airstrip and lighting with $1.2-million investment

An investment of $1.2 million will go toward improvements at the Aéroport de la Péninsule. From left: Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier; and Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel.

Environmental Trust Fund invests in Restigouche region projects

The provincial government is providing $104,500 through the Environmental Trust Fund for six projects in the Restigouche region in 2018-19. From left: Stirling Loga, deputy mayor, City of Campbellton; Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage; David LeBlanc, Conseil de gestion du bassin versant de la rivière Restigouche; and Denis Savoie, chair of the Restigouche Regional Service Commission.

Special financial assistance for recreational properties

Environment and Local Government Minister Andrew Harvey said several programs are being made available for recreational property owners who experienced property damages during the 2018 spring freshet flooding.

$1.25-million investment in fire hall and community centre in Saint-Joseph de Madawaska

People in Saint-Joseph de Madawaska will soon have a new fire hall and community centre thanks to financial support from the provincial and federal governments. From left: Lt. Steve Chassé; Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; Brigitte Martin, president of the local service district advisory committee; and fire chief Yvan Levesque.

Assistance for expansion of North York Regional Fire Hall, Keswick Valley district

The Local Service District of Douglas will receive $160,000 in the form of a capital loan from the provincial government, through the Small Capital Loans Program, to expand the existing fire hall. From left: Ivan Corbett, Fredericton regional office of the Department of Environment and Local Government; Jared Forbes and Ken Hodgson of the North York Fire Department; deputy premier ...

Minister approves increased LSD funding for PotashCorp Civic Centre

As of 2018, the contribution of neighbouring local service districts toward the PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex will be increased to support the facility’s long-term viability. From left: Bridget Ryan, chair of the centre’s board of directors; and Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle.