Government of New Brunswick
Helping vulnerable New Brunswickers and preparing for the new normal.


Since March 16, 2020, ESIC, the Community Inclusion Networks (CINs) and their partners have quickly and effectively developed and implemented community volunteer transportation services supported by rigorous safety protocols for the riders and the drivers.

Number of rides (Medical, Grocery, Pharmacy, Training, Work, COVID-19, etc.)22,724

Number of volunteers - 169

Number of participants - 1,833

Number of volunteer-hours - 6,476

To find a transortation service near your community, please consult this list:


ESIC and the 12 Community Inclusion Networks (CINs) are currently gathering information on food security across New Brunswick. This information is shared with the Department of Social Development and other stakeholders. 

The Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation was created to develop, oversee, coordinate and implement initiatives to reduce poverty and assist thousands of New Brunswickers to become more self-sufficient.

The co-chairs and president are members of a board of directors representing government; business; community non-profit organizations; and persons having experienced poverty.


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Health Inequities in
New Brunswick

Report on Health Inequities in New Brunswick by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health of New Brunswick



Release of report on inclusive transportation in New Brunswick

The provincial government has received the report From Surfaces to Services: An inclusive and sustainable transportation strategy for the Province ...

New Brunswick Family Plan report on reducing poverty released

The provincial government has released a report on reducing poverty, which stems from the New Brunswick Family Plan’s stakeholder engagement ...

New Brunswickers receive awards for poverty reduction initiatives

New Brunswickers have received two awards for their poverty reduction initiatives at the Poverty Reduction Summit organized by the Tamarack ...