New Brunswick News

The New Brunswick News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced nearly $50 million for the Burchill Wind Limited partnership between Wolumseket, owned by Neqotkuk (also known as Tobique First Nation), and Natural Forces Development to deploy renewable energy and grid modernization technologies to support clean energy to Saint John. Burchill Wind Limited also contributed to the project, bringing the total investments to nearly $95 million.
  2. On April 20, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Atlantic Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  3. From roads and buildings to water treatment systems and community centres, infrastructure is key to building stronger communities. Investments in community infrastructure help residents socialize, stay active and adopt healthy lifestyles.
  4. Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual announcement with Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Bill Hogan, Minister of Public Safety and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; and Her Worship Tracey DeMerchant, Mayor of the Town of Hartland.
  5. Significant amount of cash seized at Woodstock Border Crossing
  6. Since 2015, the Government of Canada has delivered real improvements to make life more affordable from coast to coast to coast, including making a historic investment of $30 billion over five years to build a Canada-wide early learning and child care system in collaboration with provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners.
  7. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Dominic Cardy, New Brunswick’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to announce additional support for families. She will be accompanied by Jenica Atwin Member of Parliament for Fredericton.
  8. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of an alternating lane closure on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspections.
  9. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton, announced joint funding for enhancements to local public transit.
  10. Food & Beverage Atlantic (FBA) is leading a delegation of 12 Atlantic food and beverage processors exhibiting at the annual Salon international de l’alimentation Canada (SIAL Canada) for the first time in two years.
  11. Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding public infrastructure with Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Gabriel Atwin, Chief of the Kingsclear First Nation.
  12. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Rediscover Main Streets initiative, is investing up to $10 million to help non-profit organizations generate new ideas that inspire residents and tourists alike to rediscover these vibrant local spaces.
  13. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of the completion of the current construction project on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge. Effective immediately:
  14. CBSA hours of operations changing at the Grand Falls, New Brunswick border crossing
  15. CBSA hours of operations changing at the Milltown, New Brunswick border crossing
  16. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, visited Elsipogtog First Nation to meet with Chief Arren Sock and council to discuss community priorities and challenges, and toured some of their new health and education infrastructure projects.
  17. Atlantic Canada’s main streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods are vibrant spaces where people gather to enjoy all that our urban and rural communities have to offer. These spaces drive the economy by being hubs of social, economic and cultural activity.
  18. New Rediscover Main Streets Initiative to Reanimate Main Streets, Downtowns and Neighbourhoods
  19. Patients and their families are best placed to know what is important and what is not when receiving health care services. That’s why patient-oriented research and care is so vital: through their lived experience, patients bring valuable firsthand perspectives to research that, in turn, help lead to new and better ways of delivering care that ultimately improve the health of all people in Canada.
  20. Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Units, or SPOR SUPPORT Units, are provincial and territorial-based centres that provide access to health data, apply knowledge generated through research to improve health care practices, provide training on conducting and using patient-oriented research, and engage patients as active partners throughout the entire research process.
  21. Snow crab is one of Canada’s most profitable fisheries and is a significant economic driver in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Due to Canada’s robust science and sustainable fishery management practices, the snow crab stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence is healthy and is showing signs of continued health.
  22. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister Responsible for ACOA, will make an announcement regarding a new initiative by the Government of Canada to breathe new life into Atlantic Canada’s communities and encourage residents and tourists to support local establishments.
  23. Tracadie, New Brunswick – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and the Honourable Margaret Johnson, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries will make an Atlantic Fisheries Fund announcement. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
  24. On March 3, 2022, an inmate was assaulted at Atlantic Institution, a maximum-security federal institution. The injured inmate and the assailant were evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment. Both inmates have since returned to the institution.
  25. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), issued a statement in recognition of International Women’s Day.
  26. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of alternating lane reductions on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for repair work.
  27. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to making sure residents of New Brunswick get the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
  28. From roads and buildings, to water systems – strong infrastructure is key to building stronger communities. Investments in safer and more efficient water services helps keep our communities healthy, green and sustainable.
  29. Members of the media are invited to an important infrastructure announcement with René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Regional Development Corporation; His Worship Jean-Pierre Ouellet, Mayor of Haut-Madawaska, and His Worship Allan Dickson, Mayor of Tide Head.
  30. Throughout 2021, ACOA remained focused on the Government of Canada’s commitment to fight COVID-19 and its economic impacts, providing targeted sector support to help the region recover and rebuild a more resilient, inclusive economy for all Atlantic Canadians.
  31. In 2021, between January 1 and December 31, the Government of Canada, through ACOA invested more than $314 million in targeted support to help the region rebuild and recover from COVID-19, stimulate local economies, protect and create jobs, and grow an inclusive and resilient economy for all Atlantic Canadians.
  32. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of alternating lane reductions on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for repair work.
  33. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of updated load restrictions on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge.
  34. Today, the Government of Canada reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing internal trade during the Committee on Internal Trade meeting.
  35. Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that 34 inmates and three staff members from Dorchester Penitentiary medium-security unit in New Brunswick have tested positive for COVID-19 on either a rapid test or a PCR test. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize the spread of the virus within the institution.
  36. On October 15, 2021, staff members intercepted a package containing unauthorized items in the medium security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary.