New Brunswick Multimedia New Brunswick Multimedia Booklet outlining playful ways to develop literacy skills in children now available Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy and library clerk Judy Johnston read books to children and parents participating in Babies at the Library at Fay Tidd Public Library in Oromocto during the launch of the Exploring Literacies booklet on Tues., Feb. 12. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Snowdon named Canada Games flag-bearer Moncton’s Britney Snowdon will be Team New Brunswick’s flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Friday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. MST (9:30 p.m. AST). Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Illegal cigarettes seized near Fredericton 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 00:00:00 -0400 Balanced provincial budget focus of state of the province address During his first state of the province address, Premier Blaine Higgs announced the provincial government will balance the 2018-19 and 2019-20 budgets. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Grand Falls man pleads guilty to transportation of unstamped tobacco products 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. Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Advocate releases Behind Closed Doors report Child and Youth Advocate Norman Bossé today released a report entitled Behind Closed Doors: A Story of Neglect. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Nova Scotia man pleads guilty to transportation of unstamped tobacco products 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 arrested after the search of a pickup truck last June revealed 226,381 unstamped cigarettes. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 New Brunswick tops list of destinations not to be missed in 2019 by "Le Monde" newspaper The French newspaper “Le Monde” has published its annual list of destinations not to be missed in 2019, and New Brunswick is in first place. The article was written by journalist Thomas Doustaly. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Government to develop strategy to preserve covered bridges and river ferries The provincial government has launched a review of New Brunswick’s network of covered bridges and river ferries. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver stands near the covered bridge at Bloomfield Creek. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Electronic health record system to be implemented The provincial government is implementing a new electronic health record system that aims to improve the management of vaccines, immunizations and potential disease outbreaks. From left: Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health; Health Minister Ted Flemming; and Dr. Serge Melanson, president of the New Brunswick Medical Society. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Holiday message Premier Blaine Higgs and his wife Marcia offered their holiday wishes to New Brunswickers. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0400