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Improvements to Parlee Beach Road

The provincial government is making improvements to Parlee Beach Road, which is the main access road to Parlee Beach Provincial Park. From left: Shediac Mayor Roger Caissie and Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Bruce Fitch.

Kings Landing offers free history lessons online

Although its open-air museum is closed due to COVID-19, Kings Landing is active in other ways, including by developing packaged lesson plans for parents to do with their children based on submissions from the public. Each includes a history lesson and hands-on activity. Many have printable recipes, songs, and crafts which relate to the lesson’s topic.

Team NB names chef de mission for 2021 Canada Summer Games

Nicole Smith of Fredericton has been named chef de mission for Team New Brunswick for the 2021 Canada Summer Games which take place Aug. 6 to 21 in Niagara, Ont. Smith has been involved in sport in the province for over 20 years.

New board of directors for Fundy Trail Parkway Inc.

Fundy Trail Parkway Inc. has a new board of directors. Eight new board members were recently appointed by Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Robert Gauvin. Established in 1990, the Fundy Trail Development Authority Inc. is managed by a board representing various skill sets. With the Fundy Trail Parkway now completed and a connector road under development, the region’s tourism potential ...

Tourism officials promote province in France

Representatives of the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture are currently showcasing the province at the Salon du Tourisme in Lyon, France. This event attracts more than 25,000 visitors every year. In the photo, Marie-Joelle Bergeron from the department talks to potential visitors about the unique experiences New Brunswick has to offer.

New lodge and enhanced services for the winter season at Mount Carleton Provincial Park

A new multi-functional lodge and a fuelling station for snowmobiles will enhance winter activities this season at Mount Carleton Provincial Park. Premier Blaine Higgs; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Robert Gauvin and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver participated in the announcement at the park. From left: Marie-Josée Valcourt, assistant-manager of Mount Carleton Provincial Park; Louis Comeau, park manager; Gauvin; ...

Memorandum of understanding reaffirms commitment to Metepenagiag Heritage Park

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation and the Metepenagiag Heritage Park recently signed a memorandum of understanding to ensure the continued development and promotion of the park’s Indigenous research and interpretive centre. From left: Chief Bill Ward of the Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Miinister Robert Gauvin and Elder Chief Howard Augustine, member ...

Cameron MacMaster named winner of the 2019 Roly McLenahan Canada Games Award

Cameron MacMaster received the 2019 Roly McLenahan Canada Games Award during the annual Sport NB Konica Minolta Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 30 in Fredericton. From left: Jeffrey LeBlanc, sport and recreation branch director at the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture; Cameron MacMaster and Nicole Smith, 2019 Canada Games Chef de Mission.

Provincial, federal governments fund improvements to tourism corridor

The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined total of $4 million to improve Route 114, which serves as the main access road to Fundy National Park. From left: Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins MLA Bruce Northrup; Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver.

Improved accessibility in provincial parks

Improved facilities and new equipment in provincial parks are intended to increase accessibility for people with limited mobility and physical disabilities. A ParaGolf chair, an adaptive mountain bike, a Hippocampe wheelchair and a WaterWheels floating beach wheelchair are among the items available this year in provincial parks, free of charge.