Government of New Brunswick - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Latest News Information from the Human Rights Commission on cannabis in the workplace The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission is releasing a new publication on the duty to accommodate in the workplace regarding the consumption of cannabis. 2018101614:30:00 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty will be observed in New Brunswick and around the world on Wednesday, Oct. 17. This year’s theme is Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity. 2018101610:55:00 New Brunswickers reminded of cannabis legalization rules Cannabis will be legal across Canada on Oct. 17, and New Brunswickers are urged to learn the rules and take the legal route should they choose to consume. 2018101509:50:00 Date for swearing-in set All 49 members-elect of the legislative assembly will be sworn-in on Friday, Oct. 19. 2018101215:22:00 Evidence of West Nile virus found in Saint John The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health is reminding New Brunswickers to protect themselves against mosquito bites, following the recent positive test of West Nile virus in three American crows found dead in the Saint John region. 2018101214:58:00 Report on the rights of newcomer and refugee children The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, in collaboration with the youth group East Coast Shaking the Movers, issued a report at the legislative assembly on Oct. 10 entitled Defending Child Rights for Refugees and Newcomers. 2018101115:55:00 2018101614:30:00