New Brunswick News

The New Brunswick News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of intermittent alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspection work.
  2. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, and Her Worship Donna Reardon, Mayor of the City of Saint John.
  3. Measures are being put in place to make the riverbank along the Miramichi River more secure, after a the combined investment of over $2.1 million from the federal government and the City of Miramichi. Announced by the Minister Sean Fraser and Mayor Adam Lordon, this project will help the city mitigate riverbank erosion on Water Street.
  4. Dieppe Boulevard is getting an extension after a combined investment of $42 million from the federal and provincial governments, along with the City of Dieppe. The project also includes new infrastructure to serve future developments and the addition of a new water tower.
  5. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs and Member of Parliament for Beauséjour; the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Moncton‒Riverview‒Dieppe; the Honourable Greg Turner, Minister responsible for Opportunities NB and Economic Development and Small Business, and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moncton South; and His Worship Yvon Lapierre, Mayor of Dieppe.
  6. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has announced the winner of the 2023 Chad Bradley Scholarship Award.
  7. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities and Scott Pearce, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced a federal investment of more than $230,000 to help 6 communities in New Brunswick implement innovative strategies to manage their municipal infrastructure.
  8. Today, Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, announced up to $1.8M for six community organizations.
  9. Today, Women and Gender Equality Canada announced close to $1.8M for six organizations in New Brunswick.
  10. Today, Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Women’s Equality, announced a historic bilateral agreement.
  11. The National Action Plan builds on existing federal, provincial, and territorial approaches and strategies to prevent and address GBV.
  12. On December 4, Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Women’s Equality, will make an announcement supporting the implementation of the National Action Plan to End Gender-based Violence in New Brunswick.
  13. The Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre will be retrofitted, thanks to a $188,600 investment from the Government of Canada and a $64,831 investment from Ducks Unlimited Canada. Announced by Parliamentary Secretary Jenica Atwin and Geoff Harding, Head of Major Projects at Ducks Unlimited Canada, this project will help further raise public awareness about wetlands.
  14. With the longest coastline in the world, Canada’s coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an integral contributor to local and regional economies.
  15. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with MP Wayne Long, Member of the Legislative Assembly Mike Holland, and His Worship, the Mayor of Fundy Albert Robert Rochon.
  16. Grand Lake (Chipman) are building a new facility intended to serve an estimated growing population in the region and ensure a greener future for the municipality infrastructure thanks to a combined investment of $13.2 million from the governments of Canada and New Brunswick and the Municipality of Grand Lake. Announced by Jenica Atwin, MP for Fredericton, Kris Austin, Provincial MP for Fredericton-Grand Lake, and Mayor Kevin Nicklin, this project involves the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility to replace the existing facility in Grand Lake.
  17. With the longest coastline in the world, Canada’s coastal communities rely on the fish and seafood industry as an integral contributor to local and regional economies.
  18. The Government of Canada is committed to modernizing its workplaces so that public servants are better able to provide critical services to Canadians.
  19. The Minister will visit the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Oromocto, NB.
  20. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of intermittent alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspection work.
  21. Canada needs more skilled trades workers. Demographic shifts and high retirement rates are fuelling demand and an ever-growing need to recruit and train thousands more Canadians for rewarding careers in the skilled trades.
  22. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of intermittent alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspection work
  23. An investment in Fromagerie de la République will help the Edmundston artisan cheesemaker grow from a dairy farm into a cheese factory.
  24. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of intermittent alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspection work.
  25. Since last summer’s detection of Zebra Mussels in Lake Temiscouata, Quebec, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and its provincial, municipal, non-governmental and Indigenous partners have been closely monitoring New Brunswick’s lakes and rivers for any new presence of the aquatic invasive species (AIS).
  26. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced $908,384 for two organizations in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  27. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, joined by the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Women’s Equality and Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced $700,000 in funding to support crisis hotlines in the province until March 31, 2026.
  28. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Member of Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, announced up to $852,000 in funding for two community organizations in New Brunswick.
  29. On August 25, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, along with the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Women’s Equality and Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, will make an announcement supporting crisis hotlines in New Brunswick.
  30. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Social Development, Minister responsible for the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation and for the New Brunswick Housing Corporation, and Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton, announced a joint investment of more than $44.5 million to support water and active transportation infrastructure improvements in Fredericton.
  31. The Government of Canada is investing $12,372,198 to support infrastructure improvements in Fredericton.
  32. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Social Development, Minister responsible for the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation and for the New Brunswick Housing Corporation and Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton.
  33. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists of alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for maintenance work.
  34. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists of alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for maintenance work.
  35. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie–Bathurst, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, His Worship Denis Losier, Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Tracadie and His Worship Joseph Lanteigne, Mayor of the Town of Rivière-du-Nord, announced a joint investment of more than $15.5 million, with more than $7.23 million in federal funding for Rivière-du-Nord, and more than $2.37 million in federal funding for the Regional Municipality of Tracadie, to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in the Acadian Peninsula.
  36. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie‒Bathurst, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, His Worship Daniel Guitard, Mayor of Belle-Baie, and Her Worship Kim Chamberlain, Mayor of Bathurst, announced a joint investment of more than $8.8 million to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in Belle-Baie and Bathurst.
  37. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie‒Bathurst, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Bernard Thériault, Mayor of Caraquet.
  38. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie Bathurst, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, His Worship Denis Losier, Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Tracadie, and His Worship Joseph Lanteigne, Mayor of the Town of Rivière-du-Nord.
  39. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie‒Bathurst, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, His Worship Daniel Guitard, Mayor of Belle-Baie and Her Worship Kim Chamberlain, Mayor of Bathurst.
  40. The Government of Canada, through the Laboratories Canada Strategy, is providing federal scientists world-class, innovative and collaborative facilities to pursue leading-edge scientific research that will lead to better evidence-based decision making.
  41. Ministers will participate in a ground breaking and sign unveiling ceremony to mark the start of major construction at the Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre (ASEC) in Moncton, New Brunswick.
  42. Canada’s airports are essential to helping keep our communities connected and creating good, middle-class jobs. From visiting friends and family, to supporting essential medical services, to getting goods to market, we rely on our local and regional airports to support our local economies and sustain vibrant communities.
  43. Today, Chief George Ginnish from the Natoaganeg First Nation; Chief Ross Perley from Neqotkuk First Nation; and The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced $150,000 in funding provided through the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program.
  44. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Derek Pleadwell, Mayor of Arcadia, announced a joint investment of more than $393,000 to revitalize Arcadia’s sewage treatment lagoon.
  45. Upgrades complete at St. Stephen Ferry Point Bridge port of entry
  46. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Social Development, Minister responsible for the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation and Minister responsible for the New Brunswick Housing Corporation, and Judy Wilson-Shee, Chair of the Capital Region Service Commission and Mayor of the Village of New Maryland, announced a joint investment of more than $1.2 million to support the preliminary planning and design phase for the new Regional Aquatic Centre in Fredericton.
  47. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, the Honourable Blaine Higgs, Premier of New Brunswick, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick (UNB), and Mike Marin, Dean of UNB Law, announced a joint investment of more than $62 million to rehabilitate Fredericton’s Justice Building to become the home of the UNB Faculty of Law. For the occasion, they were joined by Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of the City of Fredericton
  48. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Service New Brunswick and Minister Responsible for Housing, and Judy Wilson-Shee, Chair of the Capital Region Service Commission and Mayor of the Village of New Maryland.
  49. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, the Honourable Blaine Higgs, Premier of New Brunswick, and Dr. Paul Mazerolle, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick (UNB). Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of the City of Fredericton, will also be in attendance.
  50. Today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, the Honourable Réjean Savoie, Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and Her Worship Lise Anne Roussel, Mayor of Vallée-des-Rivières, announced a joint investment of more than $4.3 million to upgrade municipal water infrastructure in three Northern New Brunswick communities. His Worship Jean-Pierre Ouellet, Mayor of Baker Brook, and His Worship Normand Pelletier, Mayor of Heron Bay, were also in attendance.