New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Elections New Brunswick asks electors to help them flatten the election curve http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-27_01.jpg.html A campaign promoting the message to Vote Early and Vote Safely has been launched by Elections New Brunswick. Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 First phase of training project completed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-17_01.jpg.html Post-secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder, (standing on left), congratulated the participants of the Newcomer Language and Canadian Skilled Trades Training Project in Saint John for completing the language and trade orientation phase of their training on Friday, Aug. 14. The next phase involves a 16-week job placement with a carpentry company in the Saint John region. Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Latest acquisitions for collectionArtNB provide a better representation of Aboriginal artists http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-14_01.jpg.html The province’s art bank, CollectionArtNB, has enriched its collection with the addition of 18 works of visual art. In the photo, from top left to bottom right, are new acquisitions from professional Aboriginal artists: Belinda Levi, Working Hands; Marie Fox, Monument; Tara Francis, Monarch; Katie Augustine, Strawberry Basket; Tara Francis, Grandmother Moon Turtle Legend, Grandmother Moon Turtle; and Katie Augustine, Pskihqiminsok (Strawberries). Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 New triggers and revised recovery alert levels unveiled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-11_01.jpg.html New triggers and revised public health recovery alert levels have been unveiled in preparation for a next wave of COVID-19 in the province. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Investment to improve wastewater facilities for Greater Shediac http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-07_02.JPG.html Provincial, federal and municipal officials announced $32.3 million in funding to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant operated by the Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission in the Boudreau-Ouest neighbourhood of Beaubassin East. Dominic LeBlanc, president of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, (left) and Justice Minister and Attorney General Andrea Anderson-Mason, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, participated in the announcement. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Long-term funding for economic development initiatives in Greater Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.08.2020-08-07_01.jpg.html The provincial government is committing up to $10 million over 10 years to support economic development in the Greater Saint John region. Top row, from left: Quispamsis Mayor Gary Clark; Ron Gaudet, CEO of Economic Development Greater Saint John; and Rothesay Mayor Nancy Grant. Bottom row, from left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; and Andrew Oland, board chair of Economic Development Greater Saint John. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Ministers meet with stakeholders on closure of wallboard plant in McAdam http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-17_01.jpg.html Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder, Justice Minister and Attorney General Andrea Anderson-Mason, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and staff from the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour and Opportunities NB met today with McAdam’s mayor, several councillors and the community’s wallboard plant manager regarding the plant’s pending closure. Government staff are available to support the affected employees through counselling and career transitioning services. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Financial support for food services industry training videos http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-16_02.jpg.html The provincial government is providing about $54,000 toward the development of training videos that will help new employees joining the food services industry. From left: Carol Alderdice, president and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; and Peter Stoddart, board member of Restaurants Canada and owner of Saint John Ale House. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 New Boots apprenticeship program extended http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-16_01.jpg.html New Boots, a provincial program aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades, has been extended by three years. From left: Ashley Ritchie, journeyperson and New Boots program recipient; Ralph Landers, regional general manager of Pro Insul; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; Jean Marc Ringuette, president of New Brunswick Building Trades Unions; and Don Bonnell, general manager of Universal Truck and Trailer. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Rebate for New Brunswickers vacationing in the province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-15_01.jpg.html A new initiative is encouraging New Brunswick residents to plan a staycation in the province this summer. The Explore NB Travel Incentive program was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to stimulate the tourism industry. Front row, from left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Bruce Fitch; and Carol Alderdice, president and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick. Back row, from left: Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland; and Noël Hamman, manager of Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Council of the Federation Literacy Award winners http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-13_01.jpg.html Karen Garnett of Carlingford is one of the two New Brunswick’s 2020 recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Awards. Canadian premiers and territorial leaders created the awards in 2004 to recognize outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy in each province and territory. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400