New Brunswick News

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  1. The Government of Canada and the Government of New Brunswick have reached an agreement on an extension to the Canada–New Brunswick Early Learning and Child Care Agreement.
  2. On July 22, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized in the medium security sector at Dorchester Penitentiary.
  3. Today, the Honourable Dominic Leblanc, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; and His Worship Roger Caissie, Mayor of Shediac, announced funding to renew and upgrade the town’s wastewater and water systems. Minister LeBlanc made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.
  4. Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Ted Flemming, Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Attorney General and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Rothesay, on behalf of the Minister of Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, the Honourable Gary Crossman, and Her Worship Dr. Nancy Grant, Mayor of Rothesay, announced funding for a new wastewater treatment facility on the site of the existing two-step lagoon in Rothesay.
  5. Members of the media are invited to an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Roger Caissie, Mayor of Shediac. Minister LeBlanc is attending on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.
  6. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding green infrastructure with Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Ted Flemming, Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Attorney General and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Rothesay, on behalf of the Minister of Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, the Honourable Gary Crossman, and Her Worship Dr. Nancy Grant, Mayor of the Town of Rothesay.
  7. Federal funding will help the company increase sales and remain competitive
  8. Small craft harbours are the heart of Canada’s coastal communities. They are hubs of recreation and industry, and are essential to Canada’s growing blue economy. Canada’s seafood sector employs over 45,000 Canadians and generates over seven billion dollars per year. With approximately 90% of that product landed at small craft harbours, this infrastructure is vital to Canada’s local and national economies. Through Budget 2021, the federal government is investing $300 million to repair, upgrade and build new small craft harbours across Canada.
  9. Today, the Honourable Dominique LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; and Ross Perley, Chief of the Tobique First Nation, celebrated the completion of the Main Street road restoration project.
  10. The Government of Canada is providing $47,148,000 under the Canada Community-Building Fund to New Brunswick. This includes $46.5 million for the following 104 incorporated local governments and the unincorporated areas across New Brunswick, and the remainder of the funds will go towards program administration.
  11. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced New Brunswick has received more than $47 million through the new Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF) for the 2021–22 fiscal year, and that the province will receive a top-up of over $45 million. This top-up doubles the amount of money that New Brunswick communities received through the program in 2020-21, enabling them to carry out infrastructure projects that support the well-being of their residents.
  12. Today, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie—Bathurst, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and Her Worship Rachel Boudreau, Mayor of the Village of Petit Rocher, announced the construction of a new water treatment system in Petit-Rocher.
  13. Government of Canada to announce funding to expand virtual health care services in New Brunswick
  14. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton; and Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton, announced joint funding for 16 projects to improve public infrastructure in Fredericton.
  15. Joint federal and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure program will support 16 public, transportation, and disaster mitigation infrastructure improvement projects in the City of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  16. The Government of Canada is investing over $6.6 million in these projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of New Brunswick is contributing $980,000 towards these projects, while municipalities and other funding partners are contributing over $686,000 in total.
  17. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for 11 COVID-19 response infrastructure projects across New Brunswick.
  18. Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Robert Doucet, Mayor of the Town of Hampton, announced funding to build a new multipurpose community facility in Hampton.
  19. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding COVID-19 response infrastructure with Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton.
  20. Through the Whales Initiative, the Government of Canada has been making important investments to help marine mammal response partners across the country better respond to marine mammal incidents, such as fishing gear entanglements and strandings, in a safe and timely manner.
  21. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding community infrastructure with Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Robert Doucet, Mayor of the Town of Hampton.
  22. Small craft harbours are the heart of Canada’s coastal communities. They are hubs of recreation and industry, and they are essential to Canada’s growing blue economy. Canada’s seafood sector employs over 45,000 Canadians and generates over seven billion dollars per year. With approximately 90% of that product landed at small craft harbours, this infrastructure is vital to Canada’s local and national economies. Through Budget 2021, the federal government is investing $300 million to repair, upgrade and build new small craft harbours across Canada.
  23. That is why today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, together with Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi—Grand Lake, Keith West, Mayor of Chipman, and Erica Barnette, Mayor of Minto, announced the launch of the $250 million Rural Transit Solutions Fund—the first federal fund to target the development of transit solutions in rural and remote communities.
  24. Today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and His Worship Guy Chiasson, Mayor of the Village of Balmoral, announced funding to improve the roadway and service infrastructure on Marcoux Street in Balmoral.
  25. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, along with Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, are announcing research funding to the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and clinic 554, and are inviting organizations improving access to sexual and reproductive health care to apply for funding.
  26. Moncton, New Brunswick – The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi —Grand Lake, will announce details of the Government of Canada’s plan to improve small craft harbours in this region of New Brunswick. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
  27. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Federal Minister of Health, and Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, will announce support to help make sexual and reproductive health care information and services more accessible.
  28. Members of the media are invited to an announcement with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, regarding public transit infrastructure.
  29. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and His Worship Yvon Lapierre, Mayor of the City of Dieppe, announced funding for recreation infrastructure in Dieppe.
  30. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding recreation infrastructure.
  31. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and His Worship Serge Léger, Mayor of the Village of Cap-Pelé, announced funding for the refurbishment of the Cap-Pelé Arena and the construction of a new community center. Minister LeBlanc announced it on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.
  32. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding community infrastructure.
  33. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, was in Fredericton to highlight how Atlantic Canada will benefit from the Government of Canada’s Jobs and Growth Fund.
  34. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister of Finance, was in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to highlight the Government of Canada’s recently launched $500-million Tourism Relief Fund.
  35. Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of New Brunswick are pleased to announce $4.2 million for 26 projects through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.
  36. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen’s Privy Council, announced a joint federal-provincial investment of $4.2 million through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund. This funding will go to 26 projects across Southeast New Brunswick that focus on innovative technologies to improve productivity and sustainability in the lobster, snow crab and smoked herring processing sectors. It will enable these local organizations to be more efficient and adapt to meet national and international market requirements.
  37. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Government of Canada is investing more than $8 million to help renew the harbour infrastructure throughout Southeast New Brunswick.
  38. Government of Canada and Province of New Brusnwick to announce investment in Fundy Guild Inc.
  39. The Government of Canada, the Northwest Territories, and the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia are pleased total funding of $8,596,200 for eight projects. The non-repayable Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF) contributions will fund essential market research, consumer research and domestic and international marketing strategies.
  40. Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation will be the site of a new shelter for Indigenous women, children and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people in times of great need and crisis. This new shelter will be the first of its kind located in rural New Brunswick and will serve 15 Mi'kmaw and Maliseet communities, as well as extending shelter services to other First Nations communities in the Atlantic region.
  41. Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation, New Brunswick — The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief George Ginnish of Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation will participate in a community event to echo the construction of a new shelter for Indigenous women, children and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people in times of need and crisis.
  42. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, today announced $1.65 million in federal funding, over the next three years, to support the launch and operation of a new regional hub for climate services. Based in Sackville, New Brunswick, CLIMAtlantic will serve the four Atlantic provinces.
  43. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and her Worship Dawn Arnold, Mayor of the City of Moncton, announced joint funding for nine projects to improve public infrastructure in Moncton.
  44. Joint federal and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support nine projects in Moncton, New Brunswick.
  45. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding COVID-19 response infrastructure with the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and Her Worship Dawn Arnold, Mayor of the City of Moncton.
  46. Temporary suspension of service at Gillespie, New Brunswick land border crossing
  47. Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites welcome visitors for the 2021 summer season
  48. Joint federal and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support ten green and community infrastructure improvements projects in Moncton, New Brunswick.
  49. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, on behalf of to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and her Worship Dawn Arnold, Mayor of the City of Moncton, announced joint funding for ten projects to support green and community infrastructure in Moncton.
  50. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding COVID-19 response infrastructure investments with the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, on behalf of to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and Her Worship Dawn Arnold, Mayor of the City of Moncton.