News Releases - Government of New Brunswick https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en 11 new cases / public exposures https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0294.html Public Health reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 today. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:38:00 -0400 Nine new cases / revised case count https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0293.html Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 today. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:42:00 -0400 Forest fire season underway https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0292.html The 2021 forest fire season in New Brunswick begins on April 19 and ends Oct. 31. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:10:00 -0400 REVISED / Grand Falls region to move to Orange level, Edmundston region remains in lockdown / eight new cases / exposure notifications / testing https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0290.html A section of Zone 4 including the communities of Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond, New Denmark and Four Falls will move from the Red level to Orange at midnight tonight under the province’s mandatory order. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:47:00 -0400 Environmental Trust Fund invests over $9 million in environmental initiatives https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0289.html The Environmental Trust Fund will invest over $9 million in 263 environmental projects in 2021-22. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:15:00 -0400 Members of the advisory councils appointed for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0288.html The Child, Youth, and Seniors’ Advocate appointed the members of the Advisory Councils for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review and launched new information gathering tools today. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:28:00 -0400 Explore NB program being reoffered this summer; funding to support the arts and culture sectors impacted by COVID-19 https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0286.html The continuation of the Explore NB program and funding to help the arts and culture sectors recover from the COVID-19 pandemic were among the highlights today as the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture released its budget estimates. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:07:00 -0400 16 new cases https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0285.html Public Health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:44:00 -0400 Study of small modular reactors highlights opportunities and advantages of new technology https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0284.html The premiers of New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta joined virtually today to release a study by power utilities in three partner provinces and to formally welcome Alberta as a signatory to the small modular reactor (SMR) memorandum of understanding previously signed by New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:28:00 -0400 Department of Health budget released https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0282.html The Department of Health released its 2021-22 budget estimates today. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:21:00 -0400 Four new cases / exposure notification https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0280.html Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19 today. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:42:00 -0400 First Nation chiefs invited to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0279.html The provincial government has invited First Nation chiefs to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership. The current tax collection agreements will not be renewed, and as such, the government will not be appealing the recent carbon tax ruling. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:39:00 -0400 Two confirmed cases of the South African variant / 10 new cases of COVID-19 https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0277.html Two confirmed cases of the COVID-19 South African variant have been identified in the province. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:13:00 -0400 Elections suspended in areas impacted by lockdown in Zone 4 https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0276.html With portions of Zone 4 (Edmundston region) currently in lockdown, as directed by An Act Respecting Municipal General Elections in 2021, elections have been suspended in the impacted area of northwestern New Brunswick. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 15:47:00 -0400 Nine new cases / exposure notifications / reminder of lockdown, Red and Yellow levels https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0275.html Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 today. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 11:16:00 -0400 Section of Zone 4 to go into lockdown at midnight / One death / 19 new cases / update on high schools / confirmed cases at École Saint-Jacques https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0274.html A section of Zone 4 (Edmundston region), including Edmundston and the upper Madawaska region will go into lockdown effective at midnight tonight under the province’s mandatory order. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 15:35:00 -0400 One death / eight new cases https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0272.html Public Health confirmed today that an individual between 60 and 69 in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) has died as a result of COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 32. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:22:00 -0400 Provincial and federal governments provide rental support to low income working families https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0271.html The provincial government is partnering with the federal government to implement the Canada – New Brunswick Housing Benefit. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:50:00 -0400 Premier’s statement on the death of Prince Philip https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0270.html The following statement was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:37:00 -0400 Lieutenant-Governor’s statement on the death of Prince Philip https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0269.html The following statement was issued today by Lt.-Gov. Brenda L. Murphy: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:21:00 -0400 Budget investment made to help improve food self-sufficiency https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0268.html The Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries will invest $1.5 million to improve food self-sufficiency in the province. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 16:05:00 -0400 Updated COVID-19 vaccination plan / seven new cases / update on high schools / AstraZeneca vaccination clinics https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0266.html The provincial government announced updates to its COVID-19 vaccination plan today. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:26:00 -0400 REVISED / One death / new group eligible for vaccine / 14 new cases / public exposure https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0263.html Public Health confirmed today that an individual between 30 and 39 in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) has died as a result of COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 31. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 13:21:00 -0400 In-person learning anticipated at colleges and universities in the fall https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0262.html After experiencing an interruption to in-person, on campus learning due to COVID-19, students, faculty and staff of post-secondary education institutions should expect in-person, on-campus learning to resume this fall. During the 2020-21 school year, schools were limited to online learning as they adjusted in response to the virus. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:49:00 -0400 Applications for low-income seniors’ benefit now available https://www2.gnb.ca:443/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.04.0261.html Applications for the 2021 Low-Income Seniors' Benefit are now available. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:01:00 -0400 Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:38:00 -0400