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Government of New Brunswick - Office of the Premier Press Releases

38 Press Releases
  • Published on August 2, 2022 - 00:45 GMT

    2022 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick announced

    CANADA, August 1 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The names of the 10 new recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced today as part of New Brunswick Day celebrations in Fredericton. “It is with the greatest respect and admiration that I congratulate the …

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  • Published on July 29, 2022 - 14:45 GMT

    Premier’s message for New Brunswick Day

    CANADA, July 29 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs to mark New Brunswick Day, Monday, Aug. 1: Today I join you in celebrating what it means to be a New Brunswicker. Whether you hold deep roots in the province or …

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  • Published on July 16, 2022 - 00:14 GMT

    Changes announced to health-care leadership

    CANADA, July 15 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs has announced changes to cabinet and the senior ranks of New Brunswick’s health-care system. “We know – and New Brunswickers know – that our health-care system is in crisis,” said Higgs. “I am …

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  • Published on July 1, 2022 - 01:51 GMT

    Formal response on Official Languages Act review to come in fall

    CANADA, June 30 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – To ensure a thorough evaluation of the recommendations made through the review of the Official Languages Act, the provincial government will provide a formal response in the fall. “Providing an appropriate and …

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  • Published on July 1, 2022 - 01:51 GMT

    Changes announced to senior government leadership

    CANADA, June 30 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs announced changes today to the senior ranks of the provincial public service. Eric Beaulieu becomes the deputy minister of Health. Jim Mehan, a long-time public servant in the province, becomes the …

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  • Published on July 1, 2022 - 01:51 GMT

    Canada Day message

    CANADA, June 30 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs to mark Canada Day, Friday, July 1: On Canada Day, New Brunswickers join their fellow Canadians from coast to coast in celebrating our nation’s 155th …

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  • Published on June 25, 2022 - 00:35 GMT

    Six New Brunswickers named to electoral boundaries commission

    CANADA, June 24 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Six New Brunswickers have been named to the province’s Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission, Premier Blaine Higgs announced today. Co-chairs Roger Clinch and Camille Thériault will be joined by …

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  • Published on June 21, 2022 - 23:20 GMT

    Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

    CANADA, June 21 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene Dunn to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day: It is a privilege to join all New Brunswickers in celebrating …

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  • Published on June 7, 2022 - 21:47 GMT

    Ukrainian nationals arriving in New Brunswick

    CANADA, June 7 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – A chartered flight will arrive in New Brunswick today, carrying 170 Ukrainians who are fleeing the conflict in their home country. Premier Blaine Higgs, Arlene Dunn, who is the minister responsible for immigration and …

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  • Published on June 2, 2022 - 23:06 GMT

    Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

    CANADA, June 2 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – A new medal will serve as the centrepiece for New Brunswick’s celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne. The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal program was launched today on the …

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  • Published on May 12, 2022 - 23:10 GMT

    Premier to meet with secretary general of the International Organization of La Francophonie

    CANADA, May 12 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs will meet on Friday with Louise Mushikiwabo, the secretary general of the International Organization of La Francophonie. The meeting is part of her official visit to Canada from May 9 to 14. “I look …

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  • Published on May 5, 2022 - 19:14 GMT

    New Brunswick and Nova Scotia selected to host 2023 World Juniors

    CANADA, May 5 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have been selected to host the 2023 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship. Russia was originally scheduled to host the tournament but the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) removed …

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  • Published on April 20, 2022 - 19:08 GMT

    Recognition of adult literacy educators on New Brunswick Literacy Day

    CANADA, April 20 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued today by Premier Blaine Higgs in recognition of New Brunswick Literacy Day, Wednesday, April 20: Today, as part of New Brunswick Literacy Day, I want to take the opportunity to …

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  • Published on April 11, 2022 - 22:57 GMT

    Award for Innovation in Mental Health and Addictions Care

    CANADA, April 11 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick will participate in the Council of the Federation’s Award for Innovation in Mental Health and Addictions Care. Presented in each province and territory, this one-time award will recognize and support …

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  • Published on April 2, 2022 - 01:14 GMT

    New Brunswick and Nova Scotia offer joint bid to host the 2023 World Juniors

    CANADA, April 1 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The governments of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are working together on a bid to host the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Ice Hockey Championship. “As a fan, I know how important hockey …

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  • Published on April 1, 2022 - 01:13 GMT

    Premier highlights how province will build on its success in state of the province speech

    CANADA, April 1 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs delivered his annual state of the province address today, highlighting how the province is emerging from the pandemic stronger than ever and will continue to build on successes in health care, …

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  • Published on March 30, 2022 - 15:32 GMT

    Legislation to freeze salaries for members of the legislative assembly expires March 31

    CANADA, March 30 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Legislation that has been in place to freeze salaries for members of the legislative assembly will expire on March 31. This means that salaries of MLAs, cabinet ministers and that of the premier will revert back to …

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  • Published on March 25, 2022 - 21:45 GMT

    New Brunswick population reaches 800,000

    CANADA, March 25 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick population has topped 800,000 according to Statistics Canada. “This is a significant moment for our province,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. “Our population growth strategy is exceeding expectations. We are …

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  • Published on March 17, 2022 - 21:30 GMT

    New Brunswick pledges support to Ukraine

    CANADA, March 16 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick has donated $100,000 to the National Bank of Ukraine to support the people of that country. “More than 3,500 New Brunswick residents are of Ukrainian descent, including some who were born in Ukraine,” …

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  • Published on March 4, 2022 - 05:49 GMT

    Nominations are open for the 2022 Order of New Brunswick

    CANADA, March 3 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Members of the public are invited to submit nominations for the Order of New Brunswick. The highest honour awarded by the province, it was established in 2000 to celebrate the achievements of New Brunswickers who have …

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