Justice and Public Safety News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/public-safety/news.html Justice and Public Safety News Releases Recommendations to improve safety for logging operations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0641.html A jury has made recommendations to improve the safety of people working in logging operations. Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:45:00 -0400 Zone 3 moves to Orange level / Twelve new cases / Changes to travel rules from outside New Brunswick / Clarification for Campobello residents / Emergency order renewed and revised http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.11.0640.html Zone 3 (Fredericton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:36:00 -0400 National Victims of Crime Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0634.html The following message was issued today by Justice and Public Safety Minister Hugh J. Flemming in recognition of the 15th annual National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, November 22 to 28: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:25:00 -0400 Alert Ready test to be conducted on Nov. 25 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0628.html Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 10:55 a.m. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:29:00 -0400 Changes to family law legislation will lead to creation of recalculation service http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0614.html New legislation introduced today by the provincial government is intended to ensure clarity and consistency with changes to federal divorce legislation and create a new recalculation service to help avoid court appearances. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:19:00 -0400 Legislation introduced to enable municipalities to regulate ride-sharing services http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0613.html Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act that would allow ride-sharing services to operate in the province have been introduced in the legislative assembly. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:05:00 -0400 Legislation to make reporting gunshot and stab wounds mandatory http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0612.html The provincial government has introduced legislation that will make it mandatory for hospitals to report gunshot and stab wounds to the police. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:58:00 -0400 Child Death Review Committee recommendations released by chief coroner http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0596.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the death of a child whose family was known to the Department of Social Development. Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:10:00 -0400 One new case / emergency order updated http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.11.0585.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Fri, 06 Nov 2020 12:20:00 -0400 Storm preparedness begins at home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.10.0564.html As winter weather begins, New Brunswickers are reminded of the need to be ready in case of an emergency. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:31:00 -0400 Time to move clocks back and change smoke alarm batteries http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.10.0563.html As clocks are moved back an hour this weekend, New Brunswickers are also reminded to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:12:00 -0400 New COVID-19 border measures / Zone 5 remains in Orange level / outbreak at adult residential facility / testing in Belledune / four new cases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.10.0562.html New COVID-19 border measures for New Brunswick workers travelling or returning to the province for work purposes come into effect at midnight tonight. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:20:00 -0400 Recommendations posted from Domestic Violence Death Review Committee http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.10.0528.html Recommendations from the Domestic Violence Death Review Committee for 2018 have been posted online. Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:31:00 -0400 Coroner’s inquest scheduled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.10.0525.html Acting Chief Coroner Jérome Ouellette announced that an inquest into the death of Mario Roy has been scheduled for Nov. 24-26. It will take place at the Edmundston Convention Centre on Canada Street to ensure compliance with physical distancing due to COVID-19. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:44:00 -0400 Applications for crime prevention fund now being accepted http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.10.0514.html The Department of Justice and Public Safety is now accepting applications under the Crime Prevention Conditional Grant Fund. Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:36:00 -0400 New Brunswick twinning with Quebec border communities / no new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.07.0421.html Residents in Avignon Municipal Regional County, Listuguj First Nation and the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County along the New Brunswick border will be allowed to enter the province for day trips starting Aug. 1 if they pre-register. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:45:00 -0400 Pre-travel registration service now available for travellers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0394.html Travellers who wish to enter New Brunswick now have access to a pre-travel registration service to help speed up their trip. Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:04:00 -0400 Atlantic provinces travel bubble to begin Friday / No new cases today http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.07.0384.html An Atlantic province travel bubble will go into effect on Friday, July 3, allowing residents of the Atlantic provinces to travel within the four provinces without the requirement to self-isolate, as announced last week by the Council of Atlantic Premiers. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:57:00 -0400 All SNB Centres reopen by July 13, eligible licences extended and no new cases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.07.0383.html All Service New Brunswick Centres will reopen by July 13, eligible provincial licences and certain other documentation will be extended, and Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:08:00 -0400 COVID-19 online dashboard launched / No new cases today http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.06.0377.html A COVID-19 dashboard is now online at the following links to provide New Brunswickers with quick access to more information about the pandemic in the province: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:57:00 -0400 No new cases / Easing travel restrictions with other Atlantic provinces / Zone 5 moving to yellow on Friday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2020.06.0371.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:17:00 -0400 Amendments proposed to Emergency Measures Act http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0338.html Legislative amendments have been introduced to the Emergency Measures Act. Wed, 10 Jun 2020 15:51:00 -0400 Act introduced to give death review committees statutory authority http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0333.html Legislative amendments have been introduced to give statutory authority to the province’s Child Death Review Committee and Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. Tue, 09 Jun 2020 15:25:00 -0400 New Brunswick preparing for switch to next-generation 911 service http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.05.0295.html The provincial government is working to ensure that enhanced, up-to-date 911 services are available as Canada moves toward next-generation technology. Fri, 22 May 2020 08:53:00 -0400 River Watch 2020 ends http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/news/news_release.2020.05.0277.html After 10 weeks in operation, the River Watch Program for the 2020 freshet season ends today. Fri, 15 May 2020 15:14:00 -0400 Death of an inmate in custody http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.05.0250.html An inmate in the custody of the provincial correctional system has died. Mon, 04 May 2020 16:33:00 -0400 ATV trails closed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.04.0214.html Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart said today he is pleased that Quad NB is keeping ATV trails closed, in compliance with the current mandatory order issued under the Emergency Measures Act. Sat, 18 Apr 2020 18:17:00 -0400 One community past flood stage, two more forecast to reach flood stage http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.04.0207.html Water levels in the Saint John River have exceeded flood stage in the village of Gagetown and are forecast to remain so until Sunday. Wed, 15 Apr 2020 15:19:00 -0400 Residents along the Saint John River should remain vigilant http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.04.0192.html Residents living or working along the Saint John River should remain vigilant over the coming days due to the forecast for snow and rain and to the potential for ice movement. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 10:45:00 -0400 Two new cases of COVID-19, state of emergency enforcement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/health/news/news_release.2020.04.0185.html Public Health has updated the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province. Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:11:00 -0400 Three new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/premier/news/news_release.2020.04.0183.html Public Health has updated the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province. Sun, 05 Apr 2020 13:05:00 -0400 Act introduced to standardize building codes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0106.html Legislation introduced today would lead to modern building code standards being put in place across New Brunswick. Wed, 11 Mar 2020 12:12:00 -0400 River Watch 2020 begins today http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/elg/news/news_release.2020.03.0099.html The River Watch program, which officially started today, will provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 10:51:00 -0400 Move clocks ahead, change smoke alarm batteries on March 8 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0092.html As New Brunswickers spring ahead to Daylight Savings Time this weekend, they are reminded to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Clocks should be moved forward one hour as of 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:45:00 -0400 Improvements being made to ticketing process for motor vehicle violations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0081.html Amendments to the Provincial Offences Procedures Act (POPA) will change how tickets under the Motor Vehicle Act are disputed. Mon, 02 Mar 2020 10:23:00 -0400 Protect your pets and keep them under control http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0050.html Dog owners are reminded that it is an offence to allow their dogs to run at large. Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:45:00 -0400 Provincewide emergency preparedness exercise planned for June 2020 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0006.html New Brunswick communities are invited to participate in the third provincewide emergency preparedness exercise, scheduled for June 2020. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 09:21:00 -0400 REVISED/ Report released on review of New Brunswick Police Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0669.html The provincial government has released the report from the consultant hired to review the operations of the New Brunswick Police Commission. Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:10:00 -0400 Moose poaching operation leads to fines, jail time http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0660.html A nine-month poaching investigation has led to major fines and jail time for several individuals. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:21:00 -0400 Licence plate fees eliminated for volunteer firefighters http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0651.html The provincial government has eliminated the fees for licence plates for volunteer firefighters, effective Jan. 2, 2020. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:43:00 -0400 Disaster relief for residents affected by hurricane Dorian http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0637.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 hurricane Dorian on Sept. 7-8. Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:32:00 -0400 Proposed amendments to Off-Road Vehicle Act to make trails safer http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0624.html The provincial government has introduced amendments to the Off-Road Vehicle Act intended to make trails safer. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:23:00 -0400 Amendment to the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act to deal with illegal cannabis http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0623.html An amendment to the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act, introduced today, would add illegal cannabis to the list of activities that can be reported for investigation. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:21:00 -0400 Legislative amendments aim to improve road safety http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0621.html The provincial government intends to introduce a series of amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act to improve safety on the roads. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:26:00 -0400 Alert Ready test to be conducted Nov. 27 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0619.html Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10:55 a.m. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:02:00 -0400 2019 Crime prevention awards and certificates http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0591.html Individuals and organizations from across the province received certificates and awards for their efforts in support of crime prevention initiatives at the annual luncheon hosted by the Crime Prevention Association of New Brunswick. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:04:00 -0400 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 Nov 2019 14:09:00 -0400 Emergency management course now available online http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0580.html The Basic Emergency Management course is now available online for free to the emergency management community. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:38:00 -0400 Storm preparedness begins at home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0571.html Storm Preparedness Week, Nov. 3-9, is an opportunity to remind New Brunswickers of the need to be ready in case of an emergency. Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:27:00 -0400 Move clocks back and change smoke alarm batteries on Nov. 3 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0568.html As New Brunswickers move their clocks back one hour this weekend, they are also reminded to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and replace the batteries if necessary. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:12:00 -0400 Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:45:00 -0400