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Free vehicle entrance to provincial parks on New Brunswick Day

Free vehicle entrance to provincial parks on New Brunswick Day

During New Brunswick Day celebrations on Monday August 1st, the provincial government will be offering free gate admission at provincial parks as part of its Get Outside! NB program. “New Brunswick Day is the occasion to celebrate our rich cultural heritage, our province’s natural beauty and the people who call our great province home,” said… Read more »

$136 million invested in Port Saint John

$136 million invested in Port Saint John

The provincial and federal governments have jointly invested more than $136 million to modernize Port Saint John’s west side terminals. “The provincial and federal investment in Port Saint John will create thousands of jobs. It will also help ensure that New Brunswick businesses are able to export and import competitively,” said Premier Brian Gallant. The […]

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Students receive $1000 bursaries from Opportunities NB

Students receive $1000 bursaries from Opportunities NB

Ten students from across the province have been awarded bursaries worth $1000 each from Opportunities NB.

“These bursaries are a way to highlight the important link between education and economic growth,” said Roxanne Fairweather, chair of the board for Opportunities NB. “The ongoing development of a skilled workforce is vital to New Brunswick’s future growth and prosperity.” Read more »

Gallant congratulates McCain Foods on expansion

Gallant congratulates McCain Foods on expansion

Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution McCain Foods continues to make to the provincial economy as the company announced a $65 million dollar expansion yesterday at its Florenceville-Bristol french fry plant and the creation of 40 to 50 new jobs. “The McCain family is a New Brunswick story,” said Gallant. “Their business is a reminder… Read more »

Provincial government introduces advanced care paramedic pilot program

Provincial government introduces advanced care paramedic pilot program

The provincial government is introducing a new advanced care paramedic pilot program to strengthen the health-care system and provide advanced emergency medical services in New Brunswick. “This is the first big step towards fulfilling our commitment to maximize the use of health professionals through the introduction of advanced care paramedics into our health-care system,” said… Read more »

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Premier Brian Gallant, who is also minister responsible for Women’s Equality, reminds New Brunswickers that May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the province. “Our government has clearly stated its intolerance of sexual violence,” said Gallant. “It is our duty as a government and as a society to educate the public about this problem and […] Read more »

Protect yourself against Lyme disease

Protect yourself against Lyme disease

New Brunswickers are reminded to protect themselves against Lyme disease. “I encourage New Brunswickers to get outside, be active and play this summer while ensuring they take the appropriate precautions to avoid being bitten by blacklegged ticks,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health. “If you develop a bull’s eye target rash […] Read more »

Meduxnekeag Consolidated School officially opened in Woodstock

Meduxnekeag Consolidated School officially opened in Woodstock

The new Meduxnekeag Consolidated School was officially opened today in a ceremony attended by students, teachers, parents, community members and dignitaries. “School infrastructure is essential in our efforts to create an environment conducive to learning where our children can acquire the skills they need to succeed and help build our province,” said Education and Early… Read more »

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