Finance and Treasury Board http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/finance/news.html Finance and Treasury Board Applications for low-income seniors’ benefit available April 1 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0163.html Applications for the 2020 Low-income Seniors' Benefit will be available on April 1. Sun, 29 March 2020 15:00:00 +0300 Budget passes with the co-operation of all parties in the legislative assembly http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0120.html The 2020-21 provincial budget was passed today. The vote came after members from the recognized political parties in the legislative assembly unanimously decided to accelerate it. This decision was a result of the evolving situation the province is facing due to COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus). Fri, 13 March 2020 18:43:00 +0300 Amendments introduced to reduce gasoline and motive fuel taxes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0105.html Amendments to the Gasoline and Motive Fuel Tax Act were introduced today at the legislative assembly which would result in New Brunswickers paying 4.63 cents per litre less for gasoline and 6.05 cents less per litre for motive fuel as of April 1. Wed, 11 March 2020 12:03:00 +0300 2020-21 budget: Responsible management leads to strategic investments, tax reductions, and decrease in net debt http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0103.html The provincial government tabled today a $10.2 billion 2020-21 budget designed to strike a balance among lowering the debt, addressing priority areas and putting money back into the pockets of New Brunswickers. Tue, 10 March 2020 13:22:00 +0300 Third-quarter results project surplus of $97.8 million http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.02.0063.html The provincial government has released third-quarter results for the 2019-20 fiscal year which show a projected surplus of $97.8 million. These results show an improvement compared with the 2019-20 second-quarter results of $88.1 million, and the budgeted surplus of $23.1 million. Fri, 14 February 2020 08:50:00 +0300 Pre-budget consultation process for the 2020-21 budget http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0030.html New Brunswickers are invited to participate in the pre-budget consultation process for the 2020-21 budget. Mon, 27 January 2020 08:48:00 +0300 Update on request for proposals process for a single private operator model for the sale of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0015.html Eight proposals have been received in response to the government’s request for proposals (RFP) for the operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick. Mon, 13 January 2020 14:42:00 +0300 Applications available for the 2020 Home Energy Assistance Program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0008.html Applications are now available for the 2020 Home Energy Assistance Program. Fri, 10 January 2020 09:19:00 +0300 Next step taken to introduce made-in-New Brunswick carbon tax http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0671.html The provincial government today introduced amendments to the Gasoline and Motive Fuel Tax Act as the next step in implementing a made-in-New Brunswick carbon tax on fossil fuels effective April 1, 2020. Thu, 12 December 2019 12:52:00 +0300 2020-21 capital budget maintains continuity and builds on progress http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0664.html The provincial government has tabled a $599.2 million capital budget that maintains continuity and builds upon the financial progress made over the past year. Tue, 10 December 2019 14:54:00 +0300 New program to reunite New Brunswickers with misplaced money announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0628.html The provincial government has introduced a new Unclaimed Property Act which includes the creation of a program to better protect consumers. Wed, 27 November 2019 11:36:00 +0300 Amendments introduced to facilitate change in distribution and sale of cannabis http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0608.html The provincial government has introduced amendments to the Liquor Corporation Act to facilitate the potential change of direction for the operation, distribution and sale of recreational cannabis in the province. Fri, 22 November 2019 11:20:00 +0300 Amendments proposed to Securities Act to enhance investor protection http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0607.html Amendments to the Securities Act introduced today, at the request of the Financial and Consumer Services Commission, are designed to help increase investor protection, enhance confidence and stability in New Brunswick capital markets and harmonize rules with other Canadian Securities regulators. Fri, 22 November 2019 11:11:00 +0300 Amendments introduced to Gaming Control Act to mitigate risk and protect taxpayers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0606.html Legislative amendments to the Gaming Control Act were introduced today in an effort to mitigate risk and protect taxpayers. Fri, 22 November 2019 11:03:00 +0300 Second-quarter results project surplus of $88.1 million http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0587.html The provincial government has released second-quarter results for the 2019-20 fiscal year which show a projected surplus of $88.1 million compared to the budgeted surplus of $23.1 million. Fri, 15 November 2019 10:11:00 +0300 Request for proposals issued for a single private operator model for recreational cannabis sales in New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0585.html The provincial government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a single private operator to undertake the operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick. Thu, 14 November 2019 14:09:00 +0300 Summary of New Brunswick Tax Expenditures now available online http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0574.html The provincial government published today the Summary of New Brunswick Tax Expenditures for 2018. Wed, 06 November 2019 09:44:00 +0300 Government introduces new way of reporting financial results http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.09.0490.html The provincial government has introduced a new way of reporting financial results. Wed, 04 September 2019 09:54:00 +0300 Beer to be sold in select grocery stores beginning in October http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0366.html NB Liquor announced today the expansion of product offerings in select grocery stores beginning in October. Wed, 05 June 2019 11:23:00 +0300 2019-20 budget passes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0363.html The 2019-20 budget was passed in the legislature today. Tue, 04 June 2019 15:50:00 +0300 Office of the Comptroller to audit NB Liquor’s financial matters http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0326.html The Office of the Comptroller, which falls under the Department of Finance and Treasury Board, will undertake an internal audit of NB Liquor’s financial matters. Thu, 23 May 2019 12:00:00 +0300 New Brunswick will not adopt new federal passive income measures for businesses http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0294.html As announced in the 2019-20 budget, the provincial government will not adopt a recent federal measure related to passive income that would have a negative impact on New Brunswick small businesses. Tue, 07 May 2019 15:26:00 +0300 Amendments introduced to reinstate the tuition tax credit http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0293.html Amendments to the Income Tax Act introduced today in the legislature would reinstate the New Brunswick Tuition Tax Credit. Tue, 07 May 2019 15:20:00 +0300 Government offices in downtown Fredericton open on Monday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.04.0261.html Provincial government offices in downtown Fredericton will be open on Monday, April 29 since access to roads, bridges and parking lots has improved. Employees are expected to resume their regular work arrangements. Sun, 28 April 2019 14:43:00 +0300 Government offices in downtown Fredericton open on Friday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.04.0250.html Provincial government offices in downtown Fredericton will be open on Friday, April 26. Thu, 25 April 2019 14:55:00 +0300 Government offices in downtown Fredericton open for normal operations on Thursday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.04.0248.html Provincial government offices in downtown Fredericton will be open for normal operations on Thursday, April 25. Wed, 24 April 2019 17:47:00 +0300 Government offices in downtown Fredericton open for essential services only on Wednesday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.04.0242.html Due to the ongoing constraints on traffic and parking created by the flooding, provincial government offices in Fredericton’s downtown core (the area between the Saint John River and Brunswick Street) will remain open for essential services only on Wednesday, April 24. Government offices outside the downtown core will be open as normal. Tue, 23 April 2019 21:36:00 +0300 Government offices in downtown Fredericton will be open on Tuesday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.04.0239.html Provincial government offices in downtown Fredericton will be open on Tuesday, April 23. Mon, 22 April 2019 18:21:00 +0300 Province’s credit rating improved from negative to stable http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0223.html The Dominion Bond Rating Service, a global credit rating agency, has changed New Brunswick’s credit rating trend to A (high) with a stable outlook from A (high) with a negative trend. The province had maintained the A (high) stable rating from 2004 to February 2018. Thu, 18 April 2019 12:26:00 +0300 Applications now open for Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0216.html The Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund is issuing its first call for applications. Tue, 16 April 2019 14:51:00 +0300 Renewed Tuition Bursary program unveiled and tuition tax credit to be reintroduced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/post-secondary_education_training_and_labour/news/news_release.2019.04.0204.html The provincial government unveiled measures today to support students including a Renewed Tuition Bursary program and the planned reintroduction of a tuition tax credit. Tue, 09 April 2019 10:52:00 +0300 Low-income seniors’ benefit applications available April 1 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0193.html Applications for the 2019 Low-Income Seniors' Benefit will be available April 1 at Service New Brunswick Centres. Thu, 28 March 2019 10:18:00 +0300 Balanced budget puts forth urgent plan to reduce debt, protect essential services http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0178.html The provincial government tabled a balanced budget today which would see the province’s net debt decrease for the first time in more than a decade. Tue, 19 March 2019 12:54:00 +0300 Third-quarter results show a surplus of $4.5 million http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.02.0078.html The provincial government has released third-quarter results for the 2018-19 fiscal year which show a surplus of $4.5 million compared to the budgeted deficit of $188.7 million. The net debt is projected to increase by $178.5 million and reach more than $14.1 billion by March 31. Thu, 14 February 2019 13:47:00 +0300 Pre-budget consultation process for a balanced 2019-20 budget http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.02.0055.html New Brunswickers are invited to share their priorities for the 2019-20 budget through the pre-budget engagement process starting today. Fri, 01 February 2019 10:21:00 +0300 MONDAY, Jan. 21 / Provincial government offices in the Fredericton area CLOSED until 10 a.m. http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/executive_council/news/news_release.2019.01.0026.html Given the current winter storm conditions, please be advised that the provincial government offices in the Fredericton area will be closed until 10 a.m. TODAY, Monday, Jan. 21. Mon, 21 January 2019 06:22:00 +0300 Applications available for the 2019 Home Energy Assistance Program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.01.0001.html Applications are now available for the 2019 Home Energy Assistance Program. Wed, 02 January 2019 10:00:00 +0300 Updated Fiscal Transparency and Accountability Act introduced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.12.1321.html The provincial government has introduced an updated Fiscal Transparency and Accountability Act. Wed, 12 December 2018 11:15:00 +0300 Capital budget to focus on maintenance and strong fiscal discipline http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.12.1317.html The provincial government has tabled a $600.6-million capital budget for 2019-20 that aims to maintain infrastructure, restore balance to government finances and manage the province’s debt. Tue, 11 December 2018 14:30:00 +0300 Second-quarter results show a deficit of $131.4 million http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.12.1314.html The government has released second-quarter results for the 2018-19 fiscal year which show a deficit of $131.4 million. Thu, 06 December 2018 10:02:00 +0300 Capital budget to be released on Dec. 11 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.11.1298.html The provincial government announced today that the 2019-20 capital budget will be tabled on Dec.11. Wed, 28 November 2018 11:14:00 +0300 New Brunswickers reminded of cannabis legalization rules http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.10.1227.html Cannabis will be legal across Canada on Oct. 17, and New Brunswickers are urged to learn the rules and take the legal route should they choose to consume. Mon, 15 October 2018 09:50:00 +0300 Audited financial statements show surplus http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1190.html Financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 31 show a surplus of $67 million. The statements were independently audited by Auditor General Kim MacPherson. Tue, 21 August 2018 10:10:00 +0300 Members selected for cannabis research and education fund committee http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1170.html The provincial government has selected members of the Cannabis Education and Awareness Fund’s advisory committee. Thu, 16 August 2018 10:16:00 +0300 Government intervenes in insurance board hearings http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1075.html The provincial government has intervened in two New Brunswick Insurance Board hearings after insurance companies filed for rate increases. Fri, 03 August 2018 11:38:00 +0300 Saint John receives Foreign Trade Zone Point designation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.1018.html Saint John today received federal designation as a Foreign Trade Zone Point, which allows companies to import goods, assemble and store them and re-export them without taxes or duties. Fri, 27 July 2018 11:16:00 +0300 First-quarter results released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0984.html The provincial government released the first-quarter results for the 2018-19 fiscal year which showed a modest improvement on the projections to the deficit. Mon, 23 July 2018 10:39:00 +0300 IFTA licensed carriers can now submit quarterly tax returns online http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.07.0884.html All International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) licensed carriers can now submit their quarterly tax returns online. Wed, 04 July 2018 13:16:00 +0300 REVISED / Update on provincial preparations for cannabis legalization http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0851.html The provincial government provided an update on its preparations in advance of the federal government legalizing adult-use cannabis on Oct. 17. Thu, 28 June 2018 10:44:00 +0300 Province’s credit rating reaffirmed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0819.html Standard and Poor’s, a global credit rating agency, has reaffirmed New Brunswick’s A+ credit rating with a stable outlook. Mon, 25 June 2018 09:01:00 +0300 Sun, 29 March 2020 15:00:00 +0300