News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick en Statement on decision by Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil to step down http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.08.0431.html Premier Blaine Higgs issued the following statement today following Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil’s announcement that he will step down. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:27:00 -0400 Two new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.08.0428.html Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 today. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:01:00 -0400 Four new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.08.0425.html Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:01:00 -0400 New Brunswick twinning with Quebec border communities / no new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0421.html Residents in Avignon Municipal Regional County, Listuguj First Nation and the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County along the New Brunswick border will be allowed to enter the province for day trips starting Aug. 1 if they pre-register. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:45:00 -0400 Outbreak in Zone 5 over / No new cases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0415.html The COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care facility in Atholville is officially over today. Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:03:00 -0400 High school students to use their own electronic devices; program to assist low and middle-income families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0414.html High school students will now be expected to bring their own electronic devices for learning beginning in September as part of a shift toward a more personalized, collaborative and tech-based learning model. Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:46:00 -0400 One new case of COVID-19 / collection of names and contact information required http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0413.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:17:00 -0400 Provincial government strongly considering twinning with Quebec regional county municipalities http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0412.html The provincial government is strongly considering twinning with Avignon Regional County Municipality and Témiscouata Regional County Municipality in Quebec to allow residents from these regions to travel to New Brunswick without needing to self-isolate. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:43:00 -0400 Safe restart agreement to address challenges of COVID-19 pandemic http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0410.html The safe restart agreement reached between the federal, provincial and territorial governments will help New Brunswick better prepare for the ongoing challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Premier Blaine Higgs. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:40:00 -0400 One new case of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0405.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:25:00 -0400 REVISED / Rebate for New Brunswickers vacationing in the province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0403.html A new initiative is encouraging New Brunswick residents to plan a staycation in the province this summer. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:43:00 -0400 One new case / Public reminded of importance of protective measures http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0400.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:46:00 -0400 Amendments made to essential worker wage top-up program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0399.html The provincial government has made amendments to the federally funded essential worker wage top-up program. The program now includes private sector home care support workers and early learning and childcare enhanced support workers who provide direct client care. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:20:00 -0400 Customers may experience delays when Service New Brunswick reopens offices on Monday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0396.html Customers are advised to take advantage of online options or Teleservices if possible to avoid lineups when Service New Brunswick service centres return to their regular hours of operation on Monday. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:14:00 -0400 One new case / Public reminded of importance of protective measures http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0395.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:49:00 -0400 Pre-travel registration service now available for travellers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0394.html Travellers who wish to enter New Brunswick now have access to a pre-travel registration service to help speed up their trip. Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:04:00 -0400 Atlantic provinces travel bubble to begin Friday / No new cases today http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0384.html An Atlantic province travel bubble will go into effect on Friday, July 3, allowing residents of the Atlantic provinces to travel within the four provinces without the requirement to self-isolate, as announced last week by the Council of Atlantic Premiers. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:57:00 -0400 No new cases; public reminded of importance of protective measures http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0381.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today, marking one week since there was a positive case. Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:19:00 -0400 COVID-19 online dashboard launched / No new cases today http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0377.html A COVID-19 dashboard is now online at the following links to provide New Brunswickers with quick access to more information about the pandemic in the province: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:57:00 -0400 No new cases / Zone 5 moves to Yellow http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0374.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:08:00 -0400 No new cases / Zone 5 moving to yellow on Friday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0373.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:43:00 -0400 No new cases / Easing travel restrictions with other Atlantic provinces / Zone 5 moving to yellow on Friday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0371.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:17:00 -0400 REVISED / Atlantic provinces form travel bubble http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0370.html The Council of Atlantic Premiers issued the following release today. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:28:00 -0400 One new case of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0367.html Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:52:00 -0400 No new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0366.html Public Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 today. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:09:00 -0400 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:27:00 -0400