New Brunswick Multimedia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia.html New Brunswick Multimedia Ministers meet with stakeholders on closure of wallboard plant in McAdam http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-17_01.jpg.html Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder, Justice Minister and Attorney General Andrea Anderson-Mason, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and staff from the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour and Opportunities NB met today with McAdam’s mayor, several councillors and the community’s wallboard plant manager regarding the plant’s pending closure. Government staff are available to support the affected employees through counselling and career transitioning services. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Financial support for food services industry training videos http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-16_02.jpg.html The provincial government is providing about $54,000 toward the development of training videos that will help new employees joining the food services industry. From left: Carol Alderdice, president and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; and Peter Stoddart, board member of Restaurants Canada and owner of Saint John Ale House. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 New Boots apprenticeship program extended http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-16_01.jpg.html New Boots, a provincial program aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades, has been extended by three years. From left: Ashley Ritchie, journeyperson and New Boots program recipient; Ralph Landers, regional general manager of Pro Insul; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; Jean Marc Ringuette, president of New Brunswick Building Trades Unions; and Don Bonnell, general manager of Universal Truck and Trailer. Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Rebate for New Brunswickers vacationing in the province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-15_01.jpg.html A new initiative is encouraging New Brunswick residents to plan a staycation in the province this summer. The Explore NB Travel Incentive program was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to stimulate the tourism industry. Front row, from left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Bruce Fitch; and Carol Alderdice, president and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick. Back row, from left: Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland; and Noël Hamman, manager of Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Council of the Federation Literacy Award winners http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-13_01.jpg.html Karen Garnett of Carlingford is one of the two New Brunswick’s 2020 recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Awards. Canadian premiers and territorial leaders created the awards in 2004 to recognize outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy in each province and territory. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Provincial government supports plan for Saint John neighbourhood http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-09_01.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $60,000 in the non-profit organization ONE Change to develop a broad community plan for the old north end neighbourhood in Saint John. From left: Caitlin Corkum, president of the ONE Change board; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; and Tamara Kelly, executive director of ONE Change. Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 New road and observation deck at Fundy Trail Parkway officially open http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.07.2020-07-07_01.jpg.html Visitors to New Brunswick now have easier access to scenic views of the Fundy coastline with the official opening of a new road to the Fundy Trail Parkway from Sussex and the Walton Glen Gorge Observation Deck, projects that have been underway for more than two decades. From left: Fundy Royal MP Rob Moore; Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins MLA Bruce Northrup; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver; Premier Blaine Higgs; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Bruce Fitch; Glen Savoie, minister responsible for La Francophonie; Sussex Mayor Marc Thorne; and former premier Frank McKenna. Tue, 07 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Province takes next step in recovery; no new cases reported; Zone 5 remains orange http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-19_01.jpg.html Premier Blaine Higgs announced that the provincial government’s COVID-19 recovery plan is moving to the next phase of the Yellow level today, for all areas of the province except for Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Three new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-15_01.jpg.html Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing. Mon, 15 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Plan released for return to schools in September 2020 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-12_01.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy today released the parameters for the public-school system for the 2020-21 school year. Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Four new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-10_01.jpg.html Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing. Wed, 10 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Nine new cases of COVID-19; Zone 5 remains orange http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-08_01.jpg.html Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing. Mon, 08 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Province records first COVID-19 death; takes next step in recovery; one new case reported http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.06.2020-06-04_01.jpg.html New Brunswick recorded its first death related to the COVID-19 outbreak today. Premier Blaine Higgs extended his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the individual, as well as to all of those in the Campbellton-Restigouche region, on behalf of the people of New Brunswick. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Three new cases of COVID-19; more than 1,300 tests processed in one day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/multimedia/mmrenderer.2020.05.2020-05-31_01.jpg.html Public Health reports three new cases of COVID-19. Premier Blaine Higgs expressed his gratitude to everyone who is going above and beyond and working tirelessly to contain this situation. Sun, 31 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400