On International Francophonie Day, held March 20, the provincial government and the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick (association of francophone teachers of New Brunswick) presented awards to support classroom initiatives related to international Francophonie. Certificates were presented to the winning schools in the Découvrons la Francophonie – projet école (let us discover the Francophonie – school ...
Premier Blaine Higgs travelled to Washington to meet with members of the National Governors Association. The main objective was to enhance the government’s relationship with the United States. Higgs attended several meetings on issues of importance to New Brunswickers, including trade actions against the province’s softwood lumber industry.
Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny (right) and France’s National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer signed an education co-operation agreement today.
The New Brunswick and Quebec governments have renewed their agreement for co-operation and exchange in relation to the Canadian Francophonie. As part of this, they have committed to a joint investment of nearly $1.2 million over the next three years. From left: Economic Development Minister Francine Landry, who is also the minister responsible for La Francophonie; and Jean-Marc Fournier, Quebec’s ...
Members of New Brunswick’s Romanian community, along with Health Minister Benoît Bourque, participated in raising the Romanian flag outside the legislative assembly on Friday, Dec. 1, in recognition of Great Union Day.
Members of the province's Scottish community participated in raising the flag of Scotland outside the legislature on Thursday, Nov. 30, in recognition of St. Andrew's Day. From left: Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris, who is also the minister responsible for Celtic affairs; Pat MacKenzie and Melanie Laird; and deputy premier Stephen Horsman.
Treasury Board President Roger Melanson, who is also minister responsible for trade policy, hosted the inaugural meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers under the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement today in Dieppe. From left: Heath MacDonald, minister of economic development and tourism (Prince Edward Island); Saul Polo, parliamentary assistant to the minister of finance (Québec); Melanson; federal Innovation, Science ...
Members of New Brunswick’s Lebanese community, along with Speaker of the legislative assembly Chris Collins and deputy premier Stephen Horsman, participated in raising the Lebanese flag at the legislative assembly, this week, in recognition of Lebanon’s Independence Day, which takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 22.
The first official provincial visit by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette was to New Brunswick today. Payette’s welcome to the legislative assembly included an inspection of a 100-person honour guard of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment (5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown), and a 21-gun salute fired by the Royal Regiment of the Canadian Artillery School.
Acadian author and playwright Antonine Maillet received one of France’s highest honours, the rank of Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit. From left: secretary general of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, Michaëlle Jean; Maillet; and French Secretary of State to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.
Deputy premier Stephen Horsman, along with members of New Brunswick’s South Korean community, raised the flag of South Korea at the legislative assembly yesterday in recognition of National Foundation Day.
Deputy premier Stephen Horsman, along with members of New Brunswick’s German community, raised the flag of Germany at the legislative assembly today in recognition of German Unity Day.
Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of Honduras today at the legislative assembly in recognition of Honduras Independence Day.
Deputy premier Stephen Horsman participated in the raising of the flag of El Salvador today at the legislative assembly in recognition of El Salvador’s Independence Day.
The provincial government is welcoming visitors and members of the provincial and territorial delegations to the seventh Canadian Francophone Games, which begin Tuesday, July 11, in Moncton and Dieppe. From left: Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre; athlete Kyla Hughes of Cocagne; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; athlete François Poirier of Grand-Barachois; and Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold.