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Government of New Brunswick - Environment and Local Government Press Releases

37 Press Releases
  • Published on July 28, 2022 - 00:09 GMT

    Air quality approval renewed for Arbec Forest Products Inc.

    CANADA, July 27 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will issue a new Class 1 air quality approval for the Arbec Forest Products mill in Miramichi. The mill produces oriented strand board for use in the construction industry. Hardwood and …

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  • Published on July 22, 2022 - 18:43 GMT

    $5 million in projects announced for southeastern New Brunswick

    CANADA, July 22 - SAINT-ANTOINE (GNB) – More than $5 million for 21 infrastructure projects in southeastern New Brunswick were announced by provincial and federal officials today in Sainte-Antoine. “There are many benefits derived from supporting these …

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  • Published on July 21, 2022 - 14:17 GMT

    Funding for infrastructure projects in province’s northwest

    CANADA, July 21 - CAMPBELLTON (GNB) – Ten projects in northwestern New Brunswick valued at more than $1.6 million were announced today by the provincial and federal governments. “The benefits of the Canada Community-Building Fund can be seen all over the …

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  • Published on July 13, 2022 - 15:49 GMT

    Air quality approval renewed for McCain Foods facility in Grand Falls

    CANADA, July 13 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will issue a new Class 1 air quality approval to operate for the McCain Foods Ltd. facility in Grand Falls. The company’s current approval to operate expires on Aug. 15 and the new one takes …

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  • Published on July 5, 2022 - 13:29 GMT

    Report shows 76 per cent of climate change actions completed

    CANADA, July 5 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The final progress report for the Climate Change Action Plan Transitioning to a Low Carbon Economy shows that 76 per cent of the actions were completed. “This progress report demonstrates our commitment to addressing …

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  • Published on June 15, 2022 - 18:13 GMT

    Air quality approval renewed for Skretting Canada

    CANADA, June 15 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will issue a new Class 1 air quality approval for the Skretting Canada facility in Bayside. The facility produces about 40,000 tonnes of fish feed per year for the aquaculture industry. The …

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  • Published on May 31, 2022 - 18:47 GMT

    Heavy industrial classification of property proposed

    CANADA, May 31 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has introduced legislative amendments that would establish a new heavy industrial classification of property and permit local governments and rural districts to levy a corresponding local …

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  • Published on May 31, 2022 - 18:47 GMT

    New cyanobacteria signage at ponds, lakes and rivers to educate public

    CANADA, May 31 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has partnered with communities and organizations to install new cyanobacteria signage at ponds, lakes and rivers throughout New Brunswick. Cyanobacteria, which includes blue-green algae, are …

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  • Published on May 26, 2022 - 14:16 GMT

    Air quality approval renewed for Arauco Canada Ltd.

    CANADA, May 26 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will issue a new Class 1 air quality approval for the Arauco Canada mill in St. Stephen. The company operates a wood composite products manufacturing mill that produces medium-density …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 23:05 GMT

    Proposed entity names reflect strong ties to nature and history

    CANADA, May 25 - IRISHTOWN (GNB) – Proposed names for all 77 local governments and 12 rural districts which were created through the modernization of the local governance system were announced today. Many of the proposed names for the new entities reflect …

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  • Published on May 20, 2022 - 19:16 GMT

    Expert panel created to study the community funding and equalization grant formula

    CANADA, May 20 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – A new independent expert panel will study the community funding and equalization grant system in New Brunswick and make recommendations on how to improve it to the government. Nora Kelly, a former longtime provincial …

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  • Published on May 10, 2022 - 20:57 GMT

    Local governance legislative amendments introduced

    CANADA, May 10 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Several amendments were introduced in the legislative assembly today to ensure the local governance reform transition has the legislative tools required for implementation. Through the work completed so far this year, …

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  • Published on May 9, 2022 - 18:30 GMT

    River Watch 2022 comes to an end

    CANADA, May 9 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – After more than eight weeks in operation, the River Watch Program for the 2022 freshet season ends today. Water levels in all areas along the Saint John River basin continue to decrease and return to normal levels. “ …

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  • Published on May 4, 2022 - 22:32 GMT

    Environmental Trust Fund invests about $8.6 million

    CANADA, May 4 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Environmental Trust Fund will invest about $8.6 million into environmental projects in 2022-23. The funding of $8,641,200 is divided among 234 application-based projects throughout the province which include …

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  • Published on April 29, 2022 - 12:04 GMT

    Air quality approval renewed for Irving Pulp and Paper Ltd.

    CANADA, April 29 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will issue a new Class 1 air quality approval for the Irving Pulp and Paper Reversing Falls Mill in Saint John. The company operates a complex that consists of a kraft pulp mill that produces …

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  • Published on April 19, 2022 - 12:42 GMT

    Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

    CANADA, April 19 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and New Brunswickers are reminded of the importance of ensuring animals are safe from abuse and neglect. Local Government and Local Governance Reform Minister Daniel …

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  • Published on March 15, 2022 - 12:04 GMT

    Infrastructure funding for 14 projects in southwestern New Brunswick

    CANADA, March 14 - GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD (GNB) – Fourteen projects in southwestern New Brunswick valued at more than $5.7 million were announced today by the provincial and federal governments. “I have seen first-hand the value of infrastructure projects …

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  • Published on March 12, 2022 - 03:23 GMT

    River Watch 2022 begins today

    CANADA, March 11 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The River Watch program, which officially started today, will provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. “ …

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  • Published on March 8, 2022 - 00:21 GMT

    Infrastructure funding for 14 projects in capital region

    CANADA, March 7 - BURTTS CORNER (GNB) – Fourteen projects in the capital region valued at more than $3.87 million were announced today by the provincial and federal governments. “I work with many organizations and I know how important this funding is for …

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  • Published on March 1, 2022 - 15:46 GMT

    Removal date for ice-fishing shelters announced

    CANADA, March 1 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Ice-fishing shelters must be removed from all provincial waterways no later than March 14. It is important to note that ice fishing season is open until March 31. “The temperatures have been fluctuating all winter and …

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