News Releases - Government of New Brunswick News Releases - Government of New Brunswick en New Brunswick electors encouraged to update their voter information People will find a bright yellow envelope from Elections New Brunswick waiting for them when they pick up their mail this week. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:19:00 -0400 Investment to improve wastewater facilities for Greater Shediac Provincial, federal and municipal officials announced $32.3 million in funding today to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant operated by the Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission in the Boudreau-Ouest neighbourhood of Beaubassin East. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:21:00 -0400 Long-term funding for economic development initiatives in Greater Saint John The provincial government is committing up to $10 million over 10 years to support economic development in the Greater Saint John region. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:21:00 -0400 Statement on decision by Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil to step down 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 Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 today. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:01:00 -0400 Campbellton Nursing Home under a local board of directors The Campbellton Nursing Home is back in the hands of a local board of directors. The home had been placed under the management of a provincially-appointed trustee last year to improve the operation of the 85-bed facility. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:44:00 -0400 Four new cases of COVID-19 Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19 today. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:01:00 -0400 Premier’s message: New Brunswick Day The following message was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs to mark New Brunswick Day, Monday, Aug. 3: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:00:00 -0400 Program launched to recognize exemplary service during COVID-19 A program to recognize exemplary acts of service during the COVID-19 pandemic has been created by the provincial government. Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:59:00 -0400 New Brunswick twinning with Quebec border communities / no new cases of COVID-19 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 Order of New Brunswick delayed by COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a delay of the selection process for the 2020 Order of New Brunswick. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 15:35:00 -0400 New Brunswick Day celebration to take place online with Area 506 Area 506 has been chosen to stream online via its social media channels the provincial 2020 New Brunswick Day celebration on Monday, Aug. 3. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:07:00 -0400 Supervisor appointed for the rural community of Campobello Island Richard (Dick) Isabelle has been appointed supervisor for the rural community of Campobello Island. The appointment under the province’s Control of Municipalities Act was initiated when the council of Campobello Island lost quorum in May 2020. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:20:00 -0400 Application period starts July 27 for antlerless deer draw Anyone wishing to apply for the 2020 antlerless deer hunt can do so from July 27 to Aug. 21. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:57:00 -0400 Outbreak in Zone 5 over / No new cases 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 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 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 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 Service New Brunswick makes written motorcycle test more accessible Licensed motorcycle schools can now administer the written motorcycle driving test to participants enrolled in their safety courses. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 13:21:00 -0400 Safe restart agreement to address challenges of COVID-19 pandemic 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 Rabies control measures in southwestern New Brunswick The provincial government will continue its rabies prevention and control measures in southwestern New Brunswick this summer. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:07:00 -0400 Financial support for food services industry training videos The provincial government is providing about $54,000 toward the development of training videos that will help new employees joining the food services industry. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:54:00 -0400 New action plan identifies ways to provide equitable access for all persons with a disability The Premier’s Council on Disabilities has released New Brunswick’s Disability Action Plan for Persons with a Disability: Accountable Path Forward to an Equal Opportunity! Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:18:00 -0400 New Boots apprenticeship program extended A provincial program aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades has been extended by three years. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 09:36:00 -0400 One new case of COVID-19 Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 today. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:25:00 -0400 Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:19:00 -0400