Public Safety News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/public-safety/news.html Public Safety News Releases Front plate requirement to be eliminated July 15 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0390.html The requirement of front licence plates on passenger and light commercial vehicles in New Brunswick will be eliminated July 15. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:44:00 -0400 Coroner’s inquest scheduled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0374.html Chief Coroner Gregory Forestell announced that an inquest into the death of Wanny Pelletier has been scheduled for June 24-26 at the Edmundston Provincial Court, 121 de l’Église St., Carrefour Assomption. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:56:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of two child death reviews http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0372.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the deaths of two children whose families were known to the Department of Social Development. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 08:54:00 -0400 International Roadcheck 2019 to take place June 4-6 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0358.html Department of Public Safety enforcement officers will be on the lookout for a variety of safety violations as New Brunswick takes part in the annual International Roadcheck program, June 4-6. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:16:00 -0400 New storybook launched to help child victims http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0348.html A new storybook resource was launched today to help children, aged five to 11, before testifying in court. Wed, 29 May 2019 15:40:00 -0400 New Brunswick hosts National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week symposium http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0336.html A symposium will be held in Fredericton today as part of National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, which runs from May 26 to June 1. Mon, 27 May 2019 10:44:00 -0400 Consultant to review New Brunswick Police Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0311.html An independent consultant will review the policies, practices and procedures of the New Brunswick Police Commission. Mon, 13 May 2019 09:05:00 -0400 Help is available for disaster financial assistance claims http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0306.html Satellite and temporary pop-up offices are opening in flood-affected regions to assist people with their disaster financial assistance claims. Fri, 10 May 2019 11:32:00 -0400 Take precautions to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0295.html As New Brunswickers perform routine spring maintenance and clean up after recent flooding, they are reminded to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Wed, 08 May 2019 10:08:00 -0400 Alert Ready test to be conducted May 8 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0290.html Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, May 8, at 10:55 a.m. Tue, 07 May 2019 08:44:00 -0400 Water levels in most regions now below flood stage http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0289.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Mon, 06 May 2019 12:04:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of a child death review http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0287.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the death of a child whose family was known to the Department of Social Development. Mon, 06 May 2019 10:56:00 -0400 New Brunswickers are encouraged to take advantage of flood cleanup and financial resources http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0284.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 05 May 2019 12:12:00 -0400 Residents with homes affected by flood reminded to register damages http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0283.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 04 May 2019 12:06:00 -0400 Residents affected by flooding can apply for disaster relief and increased advance payments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0281.html A Disaster Financial Assistance program has been launched by the provincial government to help individuals, small businesses and municipalities cope with property damage from this year’s spring freshet. This year’s program will include increased advance payments to ensure residents can return to their homes as soon as possible. Fri, 03 May 2019 14:50:00 -0400 Health and safety inspection teams now assessing damage to flood-affected homes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0279.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:22:00 -0400 New Brunswick enters early stages of flood recovery http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0275.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Thu, 02 May 2019 12:36:00 -0400 Homeowners to receive extra help for flood cleanup http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0273.html Residents undertaking recovery activities following major flooding will receive help from the provincial government. Wed, 01 May 2019 13:27:00 -0400 REVISED / Residents should remain cautious as water levels slowly recede http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0272.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Wed, 01 May 2019 12:01:00 -0400 People asked to follow water-safety procedures in flooded areas http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0269.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 12:24:00 -0400 Caution required despite decreasing water levels http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0263.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:40:00 -0400 New Brunswickers urged to be patient as river levels remain high http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0260.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 28 Apr 2019 13:15:00 -0400 Water levels will remain high for the coming days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0258.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 27 Apr 2019 11:48:00 -0400 Increase in water levels expected due to rain during the weekend http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0253.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:15:00 -0400 More communities in southern regions to be affected by flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0249.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:20:00 -0400 Trans-Canada Highway to be closed between Oromocto and River Glade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.04.0247.html Due to rising waters along the Saint John River, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure along with the highway’s P3 operator MRDC is planning a full closure of Route 2, the Trans-Canada Highway, between Oromocto and River Glade as of 7 p.m. today. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:08:00 -0400 Residents can now report damages related to spring flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0245.html Residents affected by the 2019 spring freshet can report damage by calling 1-888-298-8555 or by registering online. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:10:00 -0400 Residents in regions affected by flooding should consider evacuating http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0244.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:53:00 -0400 Water levels remain high in southern regions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0240.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:08:00 -0400 Flood levels continue to rise in regions south of Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0237.html Water levels in Fredericton and in northern regions have begun to stabilize, but levels in southern areas will continue to rise. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:41:00 -0400 Communities being impacted by flooding on the Saint John River basin http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0235.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:04:00 -0400 Residents along the St. John River system should remain on high alert http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0233.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:46:00 -0400 Federal government accepts New Brunswick government’s request for assistance for spring flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0232.html A Government of New Brunswick request for assistance in dealing with spring flooding has been accepted by the federal government. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:40:00 -0400 Water levels to reach and exceed flood stage this weekend http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0231.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:02:00 -0400 Sand and sandbag locations available online http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0230.html Sand and sandbags are available at locations across the province for residents who require them. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:52:00 -0400 Roads starting to be impacted by flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0227.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:49:00 -0400 Water levels expected to increase in coming days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0220.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:18:00 -0400 NBEMO working with communities to co-ordinate emergency preparedness http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0210.html The New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO) is reminding people in communities that are prone to flooding to prepare for the spring freshet. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 09:51:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of a child death review http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0195.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the death of a child whose family was known to the Department of Social Development. The results of the review were released today by Chief Coroner Gregory Forestell. Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:38:00 -0400 Mill Cove man sentenced for transporting unstamped tobacco products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0190.html A 37-year-old Mill Cove man has been fined $144,860 for transporting unstamped tobacco products. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:25:00 -0400 Silent Witness Project debuts documentary commemorating First Nation women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0189.html A documentary entitled The Silent Witness Journey: Two Women’s Stories was launched today in Fredericton during a symposium on intimate partner violence and homicide. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:10:00 -0400 Front licence plates to be eliminated http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0187.html The provincial government has introduced amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act to eliminate the requirement of front licence plates on passenger and light commercial vehicles registered in New Brunswick. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:37:00 -0400 Review of local and provincial police services http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0170.html The Department of Public Safety is reviewing local and provincial policing services to find ways to facilitate co-operation and improve safety. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:18:00 -0400 River Watch 2019 begins March 12 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/news/news_release.2019.03.0163.html The River Watch program will officially start today to provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:24:00 -0400 Moncton man pleads guilty to transportation of unstamped tobacco products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0154.html An 81-year-old Moncton man has been sentenced to fines of $176,046 and 24 months probation for transporting unstamped tobacco products and for unlawfully distributing an unstamped tobacco product. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:51:00 -0400 Disaster relief for residents affected by the heavy rainfall in January http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0140.html The provincial government has launched a Disaster Financial Assistance program to help individuals, small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities who suffered property damage following the mild temperatures and heavy rainfall of Jan. 23-24. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:17:00 -0400 Public meetings will be held in response to 2018 spring flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0139.html An independent consultant, Calian Group Ltd., has been chosen to prepare an arm’s-length review of the provincial government’s response to the 2018 spring flood. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 12:26:00 -0400 Illegal cigarettes seized near Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.02.0057.html Enforcement officers with the Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Fredericton Police Force, seized 20,044 unstamped cigarettes on Jan. 27 as part of an ongoing investigation in the Fredericton region. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:52:00 -0400 Grand Falls man pleads guilty to transportation of unstamped tobacco products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.01.0047.html A 59-year-old Grand Falls man has been sentenced to fines of $132,317 for transporting unstamped tobacco products. Camille Rossignol was sentenced on Jan. 16 after pleading guilty in Edmundston provincial court last October. He was charged under two sections of the Tobacco Tax Act. Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:07:00 -0400 Nova Scotia man pleads guilty to transportation of unstamped tobacco products http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.01.0044.html A 52-year-old man from Princedale, N.S., pleaded guilty in Edmundston provincial court to transportation of unstamped tobacco products. John David Dukeshire was charged under two sections of the Tobacco Tax Act. He was sentenced to fines of $292,862. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:10:00 -0400 Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:44:00 -0400