New Brunswick News

The New Brunswick News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. A new risk management tool for New Brunswick maple producers aims to protect them financially from production losses caused by natural perils such as extreme weather conditions.
  2. The recreational striped bass fishery in the Gulf Region has experienced remarkable growth in recent years, bringing significant socio-economic benefits to Indigenous and coastal communities.
  3. Small craft harbours are the heart of many coastal communities, bringing people together in work and play, while supporting jobs in the fish and seafood industry for over 45,000 Canadians. As part of Budget 2024, $463.3 million over three years will be invested for the repair and maintenance of small craft harbours, including those damaged by Hurricane Fiona, starting in 2024-25. This is on top of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)’s annual budget of $90 million for these harbours.
  4. Moncton, New Brunswick – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister for Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, will hold a press conference to announce major investments in small craft harbours in New Brunswick.
  5. Canadians deserve safe, reliable, and resilient transportation systems to connect their growing communities, keep people moving and grow our economy. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in essential local infrastructure, to build vibrant communities and strong regions for the next generation.
  6. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, will be announcing investments to improve the passenger rail experience in Atlantic Canada. He will be accompanied by the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence and Member for Parliament for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member for Parliament for Fredericton, Jenica Atwin, and by VIA Rail Canada’s Chief Service Delivery Officer, Rita Toporowski.
  7. Sussex is building two flood diversion channels and overpasses after an investment of $25.6 million from the federal and municipal governments. This was announced by Member of Parliament Wayne Long and Mayor Marc Thorne.
  8. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, the Honourable Tammy Scott-Wallace, Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, and His Worship Marc Thorne, Mayor of Sussex.
  9. CBSA seizure of prohibited firearms results in prison time for New Brunswick man
  10. Plan contributes to protecting the environment and connecting Canadians to nature and history in southern New Brunswick.
  11. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, together with the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement regarding affordable housing in Atlantic Canada.
  12. A new risk management tool for beef producers aims to protect them financially and help their sector grow.
  13. The Government of Canda will host a public commemorative event in Moncton to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.
  14. Moncton, NB – Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, alongside His Excellency Michel Miraillet, Ambassador of France to Canada, and a delegation of Second World War Veterans, will participate in a sunset service, watch short videos, and hear first-hand accounts from Veterans who served on Juno Beach at Victoria Park to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.
  15. His Excellency Michel Miraillet, Ambassador of France to Canada, Yvon Lapierre, Mayor of Dieppe, and a delegation of Second World War Veterans will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Dieppe Cenotaph to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.
  16. We live in a country strong and free thanks to the one million Canadians who served in uniform during the Second World War and fought selflessly to achieve peace.
  17. Government of Canada will make an important announcement regarding early learning and child care in New Brunswick
  18. Stopping the spread of invasive species such as box tree moth is the most effective way to safeguard forests and native plants, as well as protect Canada's forestry and horticulture-related businesses.
  19. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) cocaine seizure leads to nine-year sentence for drug smuggler
  20. The Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Canada’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, the Honourable Bruce Fitch, New Brunswick’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Addictions and Mental Health Services, and the Honourable Kathy Bockus, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Seniors, on behalf of the Honourable Jill Green, New Brunswick’s Minister of Social Development, announced two bilateral agreements to invest a total amount of more than $430 million to improve health care access and services in New Brunswick.
  21. The Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Bruce Fitch, New Brunswick’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Sherry Wilson, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Addictions and Mental Health Services and the Honourable Kathy Bockus, New Brunswick’s Minister responsible for Seniors, will make an important health care announcement.
  22. New Brunswick farmers have access to new resources to help them conserve and enhance the resiliency of their land.
  23. The J. Docithe Nadeau Sports Centre will get a makeover after an investment of $3 million from the federal government’s Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program.
  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. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has announced the winner of the 2023 Chad Bradley Scholarship Award.
  30. 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.
  31. Today, Lisa Hepfner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, announced up to $1.8M for six community organizations.
  32. Today, Women and Gender Equality Canada announced close to $1.8M for six organizations in New Brunswick.
  33. 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.
  34. The National Action Plan builds on existing federal, provincial, and territorial approaches and strategies to prevent and address GBV.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. The Government of Canada is committed to modernizing its workplaces so that public servants are better able to provide critical services to Canadians.
  42. The Minister will visit the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Oromocto, NB.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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
  46. An investment in Fromagerie de la République will help the Edmundston artisan cheesemaker grow from a dairy farm into a cheese factory.
  47. 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.
  48. 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).
  49. 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.
  50. 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.