In his first official visit to New Brunswick, Consul General Jun Saito of Japan met with Premier Blaine Higgs as well as with Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Margaret Johnson and Arlene Dunn, minister responsible for Economic Development and Small Business and also for Opportunities NB. This visit is intended ...
In her first official visit to New Brunswick today, Consul General Lyra S. Carr of the United States met with Premier Blaine Higgs as well as with Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Margaret Johnson and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene Dunn who is also minister responsible for Economic Development and Small ...
On the final leg of her official visit to Canada, Louise Mushikiwabo, the secretary general of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, had several meetings in New Brunswick. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy; Premier Blaine Higgs; Mushikiwabo; and minister responsible for La Francophonie Glen Savoie.
The strike by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) continues to have an impact across the province in health, education, transportation, laundry, correctional services and other areas.
The provincial government, in partnership with the Fergusson Foundation, has proclaimed November as Family Violence Prevention Month, promoting awareness of the impact family violence has on individuals, families, workplaces and communities. Standing, from left: Matt Rogers, acting director, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research; and Meranda McLaughlin, president, ...
Negotiations with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have reached an impasse, with the union demanding annual wage increases of three per cent over a four-year period. The government is now willing to offer wage increases of 8.5 per cent over a five-year period. This increase corresponds with agreements ...
In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, the Wolastoqey flag was flown at the legislative assembly. From left: Premier Blaine Higgs; St. Mary’s First Nation Chief Alan Polchies Jr.; and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene Dunn.
The province will enter the first phase on the path toward the Green level of the COVID-19 recovery plan, effective as of midnight tonight. Participating in today’s news conference were, from left: Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health; Premier Blaine Higgs and Health Minister Dorothy Shephard.
The provincial government confirmed today that Phase 1 of the path to Green will come into effect once 75 per cent of New Brunswickers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s news conference.
Like all New Brunswickers aged 55 and older who received AstraZeneca as their first dose, Premier Blaine Higgs was eligible for his second dose now that his eight-week waiting period has passed. He received his second dose of AstraZeneca today, administered by Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health.
Path to Green level announced / nine new cases, eight in New Brunswick and one out of province / exposure notifications
The provincial government announced guidelines on May 27 outlining the path toward the Green level of the COVID-19 recovery plan. The plan includes three phases to slowly loosen restrictions, with target dates based on anticipated vaccination rates and low numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in the news ...
Public Health reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 today. From left: Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health; and Premier Blaine Higgs.
Premier Blaine Higgs recognized New Brunswick Literacy Day, April 21, and congratulated the 2020 recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award; Élizabeth (Betty) Levasseur of Lac Baker and Peter Sawyer of Moncton. Photo shows Levasseur.
Premier Blaine Higgs received his first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine today at a vaccination clinic held in the main ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in Fredericton. Licensed practical nurse Brenda Tree administered the vaccine.
Premier highlights growing confidence in New Brunswick during pandemic with increases in private investment, property sales and population growth
Premier Blaine Higgs delivered his annual state of the province address, highlighting collaborative projects and investments that have contributed to New Brunswick’s growth over the past year.
Three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 United Kingdom variant have been identified in New Brunswick. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.
Public Health reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 today. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.
Entire province moving to Orange level / 27 new cases of COVID-19 / self-isolation / exposure notification / relief for small businesses
Effective at midnight tonight, the entire province will move to the Orange level under its COVID-19 recovery plan. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.
Zone 1 (Moncton region) and Zone 3 (Fredericton region) will return to the Yellow level effective midnight tonight. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.
Zone 3 (Fredericton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.
Today’s speech from the throne highlighted the challenges and successes experienced over the past year and focused on the government’s plan to build upon progress made in six priority areas. Lt.-Gov. Brenda Murphy read the speech from the throne on behalf of the government, opening the first session of the ...
Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). Premier Blaine Higgs participated in today’s media briefing.
Public Health is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 and declaring an outbreak at Manoir de la Sagesse, a special-care home in Campbellton. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s media briefing.