New Brunswick Multimedia New Brunswick Multimedia Provincewide emergency preparedness exercise planned for June 2019 Planning has begun for the second provincewide emergency preparedness exercise, scheduled for June 2019. From left: Wayne Tallon, director of the City of Fredericton’s Emergency Measures Organization; Danielle Charron, executive director of the Association of Municipal Administrators of New Brunswick; Henri Mallet, first vice-president of the Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick; Greg MacCallum, director of the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization; Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart; Stacey Cooling, New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization chief of operations; Lt.-Cmdr. Pete Gallant, Joint Task Force Atlantic; Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien; and Alex Scholten, vice-president of the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held at legislative assembly The public is invited to attend the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the legislative assembly at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Higgs sworn in as 34th premier of New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and the members of the Executive Council were sworn in during a ceremony at the legislative assembly in Fredericton. First row, from left: Bill Oliver; Mike Holland; Dominic Cardy; Higgs; Andrea Anderson-Mason; Dorothy Shephard; and Jake Stewart. Second row, from left: Ernie Steeves; Sherry Wilson; Mary Wilson; Carl Urquhart; and Gregory Thomspon. Third row, from left: Jeff Carr; Hugh Flemming; Ross Wetmore; Robert Gauvin; and Trevor Holder. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Storm preparedness begins at home With winter around the corner, Storm Preparedness Week, Nov. 4-10, is an opportunity to remind New Brunswickers of the need to be ready in case of an emergency. From left: Lynn Arsenault, vice-president of customer service, NB Power; Greg MacCallum, director of the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization; and Bill Lawlor, provincial director of the Canadian Red Cross for New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Hunter education instructor awards New Brunswick's 2018 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year Awards were presented on Oct. 17 during a ceremony at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre in Fredericton. From left: Award winner Gilles Sonier and Kristian Moore, executive director of regional operations and support services, Department of Energy and Resource Development. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0400