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Government of New Brunswick - Office of the Premier Press Releases

48 Press Releases
  • 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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  • Published on February 25, 2022 - 06:16 GMT

    Provincial COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted March 14

    CANADA, February 24 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will remove all remaining COVID-19 mandatory measures on March 14. In addition, effective Monday, Feb. 28, at 12:01 a.m., organizations and businesses will no longer be required to enforce …

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  • Published on February 24, 2022 - 07:55 GMT

    New minister of public safety sworn in

    CANADA, February 23 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Bill Hogan was sworn in as the minister of public safety in a virtual ceremony held today. “The safety of New Brunswickers has been a priority for our government from the very beginning, and we have been making …

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  • Published on February 19, 2022 - 03:11 GMT

    Province moves to Level 1 of winter plan tonight

    CANADA, February 18 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – All of New Brunswick will move back to Level 1 – the least restrictive level of the winter plan to manage COVID-19 – tonight at 11:59 p.m. “I want to thank New Brunswickers who have followed the measures in place …

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  • Published on February 19, 2022 - 03:11 GMT

    Family Day message

    CANADA, February 18 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued by Premier Blaine Higgs in recognition of Family Day, Feb. 21: The challenges we have faced and overcome together as a province since 2020 have shown us the importance of …

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  • Published on February 11, 2022 - 13:07 GMT

    Province will move to Level 1 at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18

    CANADA, February 9 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has announced that New Brunswick will move to Level 1 of the winter plan to manage COVID-19 on Friday, Feb. 18, at 11:59 p.m. “Over the past few weeks, many New Brunswickers have done …

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  • Published on February 5, 2022 - 05:54 GMT

    International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

    CANADA, February 4 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs has signed a provincial declaration recognizing International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. In 2012, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly designated Feb. 6 as the …

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  • Published on February 3, 2022 - 09:10 GMT

    Report issued on second-language learning

    CANADA, February 2 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The two commissioners appointed to undertake a review of the Official Languages Act and to find ways to improve second-language learning submitted their second report today. Judge Yvette Finn and John McLaughlin …

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  • Published on January 28, 2022 - 10:11 GMT

    New Brunswick to return to Level 2 of winter plan on Friday at 11:59 p.m.

    CANADA, January 27 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has announced that all of New Brunswick will move back to Level 2 of the winter plan to manage COVID-19 on Friday, Jan. 28, at 11:59 p.m. “As of tomorrow, we will have spent two full weeks …

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  • Published on January 22, 2022 - 06:25 GMT

    Byelections in Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin and Miramichi Bay-Neguac

    CANADA, January 21 - FREDERICTON (GNB) - Byelections will be held on Monday, June 20, in the provincial ridings of Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin and Miramichi Bay-Neguac, Premier Blaine Higgs announced today. “This date was chosen with the health and …

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  • Published on January 22, 2022 - 06:25 GMT

    New Brunswick on track to return to Level 2 on Jan. 30

    CANADA, January 21 - FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Blaine Higgs said that vaccinating more children against COVID-19 and ensuring more adults receive their booster dose over the next week will help New Brunswick return to Level 2 of the winter plan on Jan. …

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