Natural Resources and Energy Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news.html Natural Resources and Energy Development An addition and a rescheduling for open houses on establishment of Restigouche Wilderness Waterway Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/news/news_release.2019.11.0582.html An open house which is part of the consultation process regarding the Restigouche Wilderness Waterway project, originally scheduled in Saint-Quentin for today, has been rescheduled to next week due to the weather. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:14:00 -0400 Consultation on establishment of the Restigouche Wilderness Waterway Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/thc/news/news_release.2019.11.0576.html The provincial government is launching a consultation process to seek public input on the creation of a provincial park within the Restigouche River watershed. Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:16:00 -0400 Investment in conservation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0557.html The provincial government is working to protect and conserve freshwater, forests and other wild spaces for future generations. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 12:07:00 -0400 Department name change http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0546.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development has been renamed the Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development. Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:04:00 -0400 Rabies control measures in western New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2019.07.0425.html The provincial government will continue its rabies prevention and control measures in western New Brunswick this summer. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:24:00 -0400 Resident moose draw applications accepted starting May 21 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0324.html Anyone wanting to apply for a chance to be drawn for the 2019 moose hunt may do so from now until June 14. Tue, 21 May 2019 09:56:00 -0400 Unsuccessful applicants to have more ballots in resident moose draw http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0312.html Applicants who have been unsuccessful in the resident moose draw will have their chances increased this year due to changes being made to the Moose Hunting Regulation under the Fish and Wildlife Act. Mon, 13 May 2019 10:29:00 -0400 Provincial purchase of salt from local mine will create new jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0288.html The provincial government announced today an agreement to buy its supply of road salt from the Nutrien mine in Sussex, a decision that will support 50 mining jobs and generate economic spinoffs in the region. Mon, 06 May 2019 11:45:00 -0400 Forest-fire season begins April 15 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0212.html The 2019 forest-fire season in New Brunswick begins April 15 and ends Oct. 31. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:56:00 -0400 Amendments introduced to allow for carbon tax http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0182.html The provincial government has introduced amendments to the Petroleum Products Pricing Act and General Regulation to allow for a federal carbon tax to be added to regulated fuels sold in New Brunswick. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:02:00 -0400 Application dates announced for regular Crown reserve angling http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.02.0054.html Anglers will be able to apply between Feb. 4 and March 1 to fish regular Crown reserve waters. Draw results will be available online March 25. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:52:00 -0400 NB Power customers have options to manage winter power bills http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.01.0005.html NB Power reminds customers who are having difficulty paying their power bills that there are several options available to help them this winter. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:10:00 -0400 Hunter education instructor awards http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.10.1233.html New Brunswick's 2018 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year Awards were presented today during a ceremony at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre in Fredericton. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:09:00 -0400 Review calls for an increased conservation area and more transparency and accountability of Crown forest management http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1146.html A review into the province’s forest management strategy calls for an increase of 150,000 hectares to Crown land conservation areas over five years. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:22:00 -0400 Maritime Iron and South Korean company officials tour Port of Belledune and Belledune Generating Station http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1110.html Officials exploring the opportunity for an iron plant in northern New Brunswick participated in a site tour of the Port of Belledune and NB Power’s Belledune Generating Station. Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:36:00 -0400 Minister’s statement on Energy and Utilities Board decision http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.1000.html The following statement was issued by Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet concerning Friday’s decision by the Energy and Utilities Board (EUB): Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:35:00 -0400 Design work undertaken for new bridge http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0983.html Engineering and design work has begun on a replacement for the former trail bridge in Inkerman. Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:34:00 -0400 Application period starts July 16 for antlerless deer draw http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0934.html Anyone wishing to apply for the 2018 antlerless deer hunt can do so from July 16 to Aug. 17. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:38:00 -0400 Moltex to partner in nuclear research and innovation cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0930.html The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation has announced the participation of Moltex Energy in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:35:00 -0400 Partner announced in nuclear research cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0906.html The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation today announced the participation of Advanced Reactor Concepts in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:30:00 -0400 Results of resident moose draw now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0874.html The results of the resident 2018 moose draw are now available. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:47:00 -0400 Rabies prevention and control measures to be conducted in communities in western and southern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2018.07.0873.html The provincial government will undertake rabies prevention and control measures this summer in Fredericton, Saint John and other communities in western and southern New Brunswick. Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:33:00 -0400 $10 million committed for nuclear research cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0832.html The provincial government has committed $10 million to help establish New Brunswick as a leader in the field of research and development of small modular reactor (SMR) technology. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:30:00 -0400 Fish New Brunswick Days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.05.0641.html People are encouraged to try angling during Fish New Brunswick Days, June 2-3. These are the only days during fishing season when resident and non-resident anglers are permitted to fish inland waters without a licence, and non-residents do not require a guide. Tue, 29 May 2018 08:59:00 -0400 REVISED / Moose draw applications accepted starting May 14 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.05.0515.html Anyone wanting to apply for a chance to be drawn for the 2018 moose hunt may do so from May 14 to June 8. Mon, 07 May 2018 14:14:00 -0400 Forest-fire season begins http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.04.0397.html The 2018 forest-fire season in New Brunswick begins April 16. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:12:00 -0400 Investments to support co-location, infrastructure in St. George http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.04.0371.html Improvements and renovations valued at more than $470,000 will be made to Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries offices in St. George this year. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:56:00 -0400 Prevent the spread of Eurasian water milfoil http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.04.0343.html The government wants people to be aware of the danger of Eurasian water milfoil spreading in New Brunswick waterways. Tue, 03 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0400 Crown reserve draw results now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.03.0308.html Troy Jewett of Grafton was the first name drawn in the 2018 regular Crown reserve angling draw. Jewett and his party were successfully drawn for the Charlies Rock stretch on the Miramichi River. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:44:00 -0400 Applications to fish regular Crown reserve water now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.02.0121.html Anglers have until March 2 to apply to fish regular Crown reserve waters. Draw results will be available March 26. Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:21:00 -0400 Deck the halls with a locally grown Christmas tree or wreath http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/10/news/news_release.2017.12.1606.html New Brunswickers are encouraged to spruce up their homes this holiday season by taking home a local, sustainably grown Christmas tree or wreath. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:56:00 -0400 Pet owners reminded to keep their pets under control http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.12.1605.html With hunting and furbearer trapping season well underway throughout the fall and winter months in New Brunswick, the Department Energy and Resource Development is advising pet owners to take precautions to keep their pets from being accidentally injured or killed in a hunting or trapping accident. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:47:00 -0400 NB Power seeks new fuel source for Belledune Generating Station http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.12.1592.html NB Power plans to eliminate coal from its energy mix by 2030 by identifying a new, cleaner energy source to keep the Belledune Generating Station operational for decades to come. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:12:00 -0400 Measures to protect, promote forestry sector announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2017.11.1540.html The provincial government announced measures today to combat what it considers to be unfair trade actions undertaken by the United States government against New Brunswick’s softwood lumber industry. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:40:00 -0400 Moose hunt extended to Passamaquoddy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1448.html An agreement between the Passamaquoddy people and the provincial government will result in a special moose harvest this year during the month of November. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:01:00 -0400 Exotic animal legislation to be introduced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.10.1400.html New legislation will be introduced to regulate the possession and ownership of exotic species in New Brunswick. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:50:00 -0400 Investment of $3.9 million in Fredericton walking bridge http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.10.1387.html The provincial, federal and municipal governments will invest a combined $3.9 million to repair and upgrade the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge in Fredericton. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:13:00 -0400 Hunter education instructor awards http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.10.1337.html New Brunswick's 2017 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year have been chosen. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:05:00 -0400 Additional firefighters dispatched to British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1177.html Another group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:24:00 -0400 Results of antlerless deer draw now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.09.1169.html The results of the antlerless deer draw are now available. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:04:00 -0400 Chaleur Regional Services Commission prepares to produce electricity http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1145.html NB Power has signed an agreement to buy about 6,000 megawatt hours of power each year for the next 20 years from the Chaleur Regional Services Commission. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:36:00 -0400 Additional firefighters dispatched to British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1132.html A new group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:40:00 -0400 Study to determine raccoon, skunk populations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/10/news/news_release.2017.08.1129.html Researchers will be setting traps in Saint John and Fredericton, as well as forested and agricultural areas in southwestern New Brunswick, to help determine the population density of raccoons and skunks. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:49:00 -0400 Ministerial order on forestry operations lifted http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1115.html An order restricting forestry operations during afternoon hours has been lifted. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:44:00 -0400 Ministers to collaborate on clean growth, development of natural resources and competitiveness http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1112.html Advancing environmental stewardship and economic prosperity was front and centre as discussions focused on clean growth at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Saint Andrews, Aug. 13-15. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:15:00 -0400 Restrictions on forestry operations eased to noon to 6 p.m. http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1100.html Restrictions on forestry operations in New Brunswick are being eased. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:57:00 -0400 Caution urged, forestry operations curtailed due to fire hazard http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.08.1058.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development is urging all forest users to increase their vigilance and take steps to reduce risks due to the current and forecasted fire hazard. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:19:00 -0400 Forest fire hazard increases in province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.07.1042.html People across New Brunswick are being reminded to exercise vigilance and help prevent forest fires. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:11:00 -0400 Provincial government welcomes project bid by Emera http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.07.1024.html The provincial government is welcoming news that Emera’s bid for a major clean-energy program in Massachusetts will rely on proposed renewable energy projects in New Brunswick. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:39:00 -0400 Firefighters return from British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.07.1012.html A group of New Brunswick firefighters that left on July 10 to help fight wildfires in British Columbia has now returned. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:21:00 -0400 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:14:00 -0400