Office of the Premier News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news.html Office of the Premier News Releases Eastern Canadian premiers, New England governors focus on trade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1133.html Eastern Canadian premiers and New England governors met today in Stowe, Vt., for the 42nd Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers where they discussed the North American Free Trade Agreement, trade and energy. 2018081317:05:00 Condolence books available in remembrance of fallen Fredericton Police Force officers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1129.html New Brunswickers are invited to share their thoughts and expressions of condolence in remembrance of the two Fredericton Police Force officers who died in the line of duty last week in Fredericton. 2018081314:50:00 Premier’s statement regarding situation in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1116.html Premier Brian Gallant issued the following statement regarding this morning’s events in Fredericton: 2018081012:49:00 Statement on ongoing incident in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1115.html Premier Brian Gallant issued the following statement regarding the ongoing events in Fredericton: 2018081009:38:00 The 2018 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1082.html The names of the 2018 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today as part of the official New Brunswick Day celebrations in Fredericton. 2018080616:41:00 Faster internet to become available in rural New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1079.html Xplornet Communications Inc. will soon offer faster Internet services and, by the end of 2019, the latest 5G-ready technology to rural homes and businesses in New Brunswick. 2018080314:04:00 Premier’s message: New Brunswick Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1078.html The following statement was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant in observance of New Brunswick Day, Monday, Aug. 6. 2018080313:19:00 New Brunswick to be home of Health and Technology District Atlantic http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1063.html New Brunswick has been identified by Surrey BC’s Health and Technology District as the location for the first phase of its Atlantic Canadian division. With this initiative, Saint John is poised to become the hub for digital health in Atlantic Canada. 2018080211:12:00 Improvements to the Fundy Marine Service Centre complete http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.08.1059.html A ceremony was held today to celebrate the completion of infrastructure and site upgrades at the Fundy Marine Service Centre on Grand Manan. 2018080115:41:00 CGS Canada to create up to 100 jobs in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.1045.html Computer Generated Solutions Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of CGS, is expanding operations at its office in Saint John, creating up to 100 new jobs over the next four years with support from the provincial government. 2018073113:36:00 Lamèque nursing home to receive $2.7 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.1029.html Les Résidences Lucien Saindon, a 54-bed nursing home in Lamèque, will receive an investment of $2.7 million for renovations. 2018072813:44:00 Robotics company to create up to 30 jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.1019.html Lateetud Inc., a company in the robotic process automation sector, is opening an office in Fredericton and creating up to 30 jobs over the next four years. 2018072713:21:00 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts expands Saint John location creating up to 109 jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.1012.html Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Canada is expanding operations at its business services centre in Saint John, creating up to 109 jobs over the next three years with support from the provincial government. 2018072612:50:00 Tech Mahindra to create jobs in Riverview http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.1005.html Tech Mahindra, an Indian-based information technology company, is establishing a business services centre in Riverview, creating up to 116 jobs over the next five years with support from the provincial government. The company also intends to relocate up to 30 employees to New Brunswick. 2018072511:10:00 Renovations set to begin at Bath Community School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0976.html The provincial government is investing $3.2 million from the 2018-19 capital budget for renovations at Bath Community School. 2018072114:10:00 New Brunswick announces joint pilot project to help military families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0947.html The provincial government is partnering with the Department of National Defence on a pilot project to help military families settle into new communities when they are posted to the province. 2018071711:18:00 Premiers to meet in Saint Andrews to discuss trade, health care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0946.html Premier Brian Gallant will be joined by his counterparts from across the country in Saint Andrews this week for meetings of the Council of the Federation. 2018071709:55:00 Acadian Peninsula region to receive 27 new memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0938.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the Acadian Peninsula will be receiving 27 new memory care beds. 2018071513:07:00 Message on the passing of Ray Frenette http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0937.html Premier Brian Gallant expressed his sympathies upon learning of the passing of former Member of the Legislative Assembly, cabinet minister and premier, Ray Frenette. 2018071414:52:00 Funding for new model of client care and construction of hospice http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0933.html The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in a new hospice demonstration client-care model and the construction of a new six-bed hospice in Miramichi. 2018071312:34:00 Atlantic premiers and federal ministers discuss Atlantic economy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0920.html Premier Brian Gallant met with his regional counterparts and federal cabinet ministers in Summerside, PEI, today to discuss the Atlantic economy, including education and skills development, trade, tourism, and a healthy workforce. 2018071017:03:00 Atlantic premiers and federal ministers to discuss Atlantic Growth Strategy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0911.html Premier Brian Gallant will meet with his regional counterparts and federal cabinet ministers in Summerside, P.E.I., this week to discuss the progress made over the past two years through the Atlantic Growth Strategy. 2018070914:28:00 Funding for construction of a family crisis resource centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0908.html The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $1.5 million toward construction of a family crisis resource centre in Shediac. It will provide services to people in southeastern New Brunswick and Kent County. 2018070911:30:00 Funding support for Bobby’s Hospice in Greater Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0905.html Premier Brian Gallant has announced an increase of five per cent in yearly operational funding for Bobby’s Hospice, a residential hospice facility in Saint John. 2018070811:06:00 Enhancements to health-care services in Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0904.html An additional shift has been added to the hemodialysis satellite unit at the Charlotte County Hospital and a second nurse practitioner will be added to the Charlotte County Wellness Centre in the coming weeks. 2018070715:26:00 Funding for Key Industries building renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0898.html The provincial government is contributing $250,000 toward renovations of a building recently purchased by Key Industries in Saint John. 2018070610:57:00 Canopy Growth to create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0889.html Canopy Growth Corp., one of the world’s largest cannabis producers, will create up to 136 jobs in Fredericton over the next six years. The jobs are expected to result from the corporation’s $40-million investment in a new production facility. 2018070511:32:00 Provincial parks receive revitalization funding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.07.0885.html The provincial government is investing $2.73 million towards provincial parks revitalization this year as part of the New Brunswick Tourism Growth Strategy. 2018070414:39:00 Next step taken regarding paid leave for individuals subject to domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0867.html The provincial government has taken the next step to provide workplace leave provisions for individuals who experience domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence. 2018062913:13:00 Funding for mechanized forestry equipment simulator at NBCC Miramichi http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0860.html The provincial government is contributing $500,000 towards the purchase of a mechanized forestry equipment simulator at the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) campus in Miramichi. 2018062816:47:00 Federal, provincial governments move forward on $75-million seniors’ pilot project http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0822.html The federal and provincial governments launched the $75-million Healthy Seniors Pilot Project today in Moncton. 2018062510:54:00 Madawaska region to receive 18 new memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0815.html The Madawaska region will be receiving 18 new memory care beds. 2018062312:52:00 2018 New Brunswick Day and regional celebration locations announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0806.html The City of Fredericton has been chosen to host the province’s official 2018 New Brunswick Day celebration on Monday, Aug. 6. An additional five communities will host regional celebrations. 2018062213:42:00 New Lamèque-Shippagan bridge to be built http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0802.html The provincial government has announced that a new bridge will be built to replace the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge. 2018062208:20:00 Partnership to explore iron production facility in Belledune http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0800.html The provincial government will partner with Maritime Iron Inc. to explore the feasibility of an iron production facility in Belledune valued at more than $1 billion, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. 2018062113:33:00 Economic Growth Plan 2018 update shows progress in key areas: Minister http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0783.html The provincial government released a 2018 update to New Brunswick’s Economic Growth Plan, showing progress in a number of sectors, driven by a strong framework and co-ordinated efforts to support innovation, opportunity and job creation. 2018062010:26:00 Provincewide expansion of Flexible Assertive Community Treatment teams http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0779.html The provincial government is investing $6.4 million to expand the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) teams throughout New Brunswick. 2018061914:25:00 Horizon Management Ltd. congratulated on development plans http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0761.html Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution Horizon Management Ltd. continues to make to the local economy as the company outlined details of a future 72-hectare (180-acre) development in Saint John. 2018061511:06:00 TD Insurance poised for further job growth in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0727.html TD Insurance is expanding its business in Saint John and creating up to 250 new jobs over the next seven years in partnership with the provincial government. 2018061115:20:00 Construction to begin on new École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0718.html Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel. 2018061110:35:00 Restigouche region to receive 36 memory care beds http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0714.html The Restigouche region will receive 36 new memory care beds. 2018060910:45:00 Perth-Andover company expanding operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0704.html Atlantic Potato Distributors is expanding its operation in Perth-Andover, creating up to 10 full-time jobs with support from the provincial and federal governments. 2018060813:35:00 Saint Andrews nursing home to receive $2.2 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0696.html The Passamaquoddy Lodge in Saint Andrews will be getting $2.2 million for renovations to the 60-bed facility. 2018060716:19:00 New initiatives to end generational poverty in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0694.html The provincial government is partnering with Living SJ on three innovative new initiatives aimed at ending generational poverty. 2018060713:37:00 Investment in the Greater Moncton SPCA http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0685.html The provincial government is investing $450,000 in the construction of a new facility for the Greater Moncton SPCA. 2018060614:05:00 Minto nursing home to receive $1.95 million for renovations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0680.html The W.G. Bishop Nursing Home, a 30-bed nursing home in Minto, will receive an investment of $1.95 million for renovations. 2018060514:15:00 Third phase of construction at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.06.0676.html The provincial government is investing $3.3 million to continue the mid-life upgrade at Polyvalente W.-Arthur-Losier in Tracadie as part of the 2018-19 capital budget. 2018060412:35:00 Women’s Council budget doubled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0659.html The provincial government has doubled funding for the New Brunswick’s Women’s Council. 2018053114:30:00 Siemens to establish cybersecurity centre in Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0653.html Multinational technology company Siemens has chosen to establish a cybersecurity centre in Fredericton. 2018053018:48:00 Premier provides progress report on commitments to New Brunswickers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2018.05.0640.html Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the provincial government is on track to fulfill 98 per cent of its commitments to New Brunswickers, and their families, by September 2018. 2018052814:11:00 2018081317:05:00