News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en Zone 3 moves to Orange level / Twelve new cases / Changes to travel rules from outside New Brunswick / Clarification for Campobello residents / Emergency order renewed and revised http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0640.html Zone 3 (Fredericton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:36:00 -0400 Nominations open for conservation areas to be protected http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0639.html The provincial government has launched the New Brunswick Nature Legacy Information Hub where provincial residents can nominate specific areas for protection and share information on areas under consideration to be protected. Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:18:00 -0400 Three new cases / one household bubble / exposure notifications http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0637.html Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:47:00 -0400 REVISED / Five new cases / update on schools and child care in Zone 2 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0635.html Public Health reported five new cases of COVID-19 today. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:06:00 -0400 National Victims of Crime Week http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0634.html The following message was issued today by Justice and Public Safety Minister Hugh J. Flemming in recognition of the 15th annual National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, November 22 to 28: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:25:00 -0400 New CEO of Vitalité Health Network named http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0633.html Dr. France Desrosiers, a physician and a senior executive, has been named chief executive officer of Vitalité Health Network effective Nov. 30. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:55:00 -0400 New Brunswick first province to offer an online written driver’s test http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0632.html New Brunswick has become the first province to offer an online written driver’s test. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:38:00 -0400 REVISED / Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 / province records seventh death related to COVID-19 / exposure notifications / zones 1 and 2 remain at Orange level http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0630.html Public Health reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 and New Brunswick’s seventh death related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:27:00 -0400 Alert Ready test to be conducted on Nov. 25 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0628.html Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 10:55 a.m. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:29:00 -0400 Regulations posted for public review, last step in preparing for provincial output-based pricing system http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0627.html Regulations to support New Brunswick’s Output-Based Pricing System under the Climate Change Act were posted today for public review and comment. The proposed regulation sets a path forward for the pricing system to come into effect retroactive to Jan. 1, 2020. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:14:00 -0400 REVISED / Six new cases of COVID-19 / possible school exposures / zones 1 and 2 remain at Orange level http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0626.html Public Health reports six new cases of COVID-19 and three possible school exposures today. Sun, 22 Nov 2020 13:48:00 -0400 Public advisory – Returning to New Brunswick from Halifax http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0625.html Due to reports this week from Public Health in Nova Scotia that there is community transmission of COVID-19 in Halifax, New Brunswick Public Health is asking anyone travelling from Halifax to New Brunswick, including New Brunswickers who are visiting Halifax and returning home, to self-monitor for symptoms. Sat, 21 Nov 2020 17:02:00 -0400 23 new cases of COVID-19 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0624.html Public Health reports 23 new cases of COVID-19 today. Sat, 21 Nov 2020 14:44:00 -0400 Zone 2 moves to Orange level / nine new cases / outbreak at a nursing home in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0622.html Zone 2 (Saint John region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:35:00 -0400 Launch of State of the Child Report http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0620.html On World Children’s Day, National Child Day and as part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its annual State of the Child Report today. The launch occurred during a virtual workshop offered as part of the ninth edition of the International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child. Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:41:00 -0400 Coles Island bridges detour now open http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0618.html The detours for the Coles Island bridges are open to traffic, the provincial government announced today. Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:44:00 -0400 Zone 1 moves to Orange level / revised recovery alert levels / outbreak at adult residential facility / four new cases of COVID-19 / changes to cross border travel http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0617.html Zone 1 (Moncton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Thu, 19 Nov 2020 15:49:00 -0400 Nine new cases of COVID-19 / exposure notification http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0615.html Public Heath reported nine new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:59:00 -0400 Changes to family law legislation will lead to creation of recalculation service http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0614.html New legislation introduced today by the provincial government is intended to ensure clarity and consistency with changes to federal divorce legislation and create a new recalculation service to help avoid court appearances. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:19:00 -0400 Legislation introduced to enable municipalities to regulate ride-sharing services http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0613.html Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act that would allow ride-sharing services to operate in the province have been introduced in the legislative assembly. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:05:00 -0400 Legislation to make reporting gunshot and stab wounds mandatory http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0612.html The provincial government has introduced legislation that will make it mandatory for hospitals to report gunshot and stab wounds to the police. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:58:00 -0400 Property taxes on local government transit facilities to be eliminated http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0611.html Amendments to the Assessment Act were introduced today that eliminate property tax for local government transit facilities beginning with the 2020 taxation year. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:49:00 -0400 Amendment to Climate Change Act will support made-in-New Brunswick output-based pricing system http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0610.html An amendment to the Climate Change Act was introduced in the legislature today to allow for the transition from the more costly federal system to a provincial system for large industrial emitters of greenhouse gases. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:34:00 -0400 Municipalities to recover over $8 million in lost revenue http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0609.html Amendments to the Assessment Act aimed at making the property tax system more fair and providing local governments with the ability to raise additional revenue were introduced in the legislative assembly today. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:32:00 -0400 Throne speech highlights challenges and successes of past year, with renewed focus on priorities http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.11.0608.html Today’s speech from the throne highlighted the challenges and successes experienced over the past year and focused on the government’s plan to build upon progress made in six priority areas. Tue, 17 Nov 2020 13:21:00 -0400 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:36:00 -0400