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(March, 1999 - July, 2010)
 
Jul 16, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Provincial government supports aquaculture
The provincial government is providing financial support aimed at ensuring the ongoing development of the aquaculture industry on New Brunswick's east coast.
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Jun 14, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Investments made in Aquarium and Marine Centre
The provincial government is making a further investment in the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan. With investments of $740,000 during the past three years, renovations have been c .....
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Jun 1, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Premier plants first vine at Ocean Spray cranberry project
The first cranberry vine at the Ocean Spray project outside Rogersville was planted today by Premier Shawn Graham.
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May 25, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Additional $1 million for agriculture industry
The provincial government is investing an additional $1 million under two initiatives to support land development and enhancement of livestock genetics. Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Oue .....
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May 10, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Governments of Canada, New Brunswick invest in agriculture
The federal and New Brunswick governments are investing $7.7 million to support innovation and opportunity for New Brunswick farmers.
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May 6, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Premier, minister meet with Cuban ambassador
On Thursday, May 6, Premier Shawn Graham and Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette welcomed to Fredericton the Cuban ambassador to Canada, Teresita de Jesus Vicente Sotolongo. Later in .....
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Jan 21, 2010 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Putting Agriculture First
Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette spoke on the Theme: Working Together – Putting Agriculture First, during a recent meeting of the Agricultural Alliance of NB in Fredericton.
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Dec 11, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Scholarship winner, Granite Town Farms, New Brunswick Community College (St. Andrews campus) congratulated
Granite Town Farms Ltd. (Wild Blueberry Gourmet Products) and the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), St. Andrews campus, received congratulations at the legislative assembly for sponsoring a proj .....
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Dec 2, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Delegation from China to explore agriculture opportunities
A delegation from Hebei province in China has arrived in Fredericton to explore opportunities in the agriculture sector, with special emphasis on the potato industry. The delegation has met with Agri .....
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Sep 22, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Minister promotes local food during national agri-tourism study tour
Agri-food products and agri-tourism in New Brunswick were highlighted when Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette toured the Hunter Bros. farm in Florenceville.
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Jul 28, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick Fish Health Laboratory opens officially
The provincial government today officially opened the New Brunswick Fish Health Laboratory in St. George. From left: St. George Mayor Sharon Tucker; Donald L. Reynolds, dean of the Atlantic Veterinary .....
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Jul 21, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Official opening of first commercial shellfish hatchery in New Brunswick
Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture Ronald Ouellette was in Shippagan on Friday, July 17, to participate in the official opening of L’Étang Ruisseau Bar Ltée’s commercial shellfish hatchery. The .....
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Jul 17, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Fisheries and Aquaculture Day at New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre
The New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre's Fisheries and Aquaculture Day was held on Friday, July 17, to honour the province's fishing and aquaculture industries. The event was held as part of the .....
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Jul 13, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province supports promotion of local Christmas trees
A new logo and signage to promote New Brunswick Christmas trees was released by the Coopérative des producteurs d'arbres de Noël de Grand-Sault on Saturday, July 11. From left: Maurice Castonguay, pre .....
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Jun 4, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Ocean Spray to begin development of regional cranberry hub in New Brunswick
Ocean Spray, the world's largest cranberry handler, began construction today on a cranberry farm near Lac Després that has the potential to become a regional growing hub. Premier Shawn Graham was joi .....
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Apr 24, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province is world’s third-largest maple products producer
The northwest New Brunswick maple production was very good this year, and some producers are now processing maple syrup into valued-added maple products. In New Brunswick, there are about 200 maple p .....
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Apr 24, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Minister Ronald Ouellette recently visited St. Quentin maple products producers
New Brunswick maple producers are now transforming their maple sap into valued-added products that will be sold around the world. In March, Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture Ronald Ouellette vi .....
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Apr 17, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick hosts aquaculture summit
The New Brunswick Aquaculture Summit was held in Fredericton on April 16-17, bringing together government officials as well as industry leaders to discuss the future of aquaculture in the province. Th .....
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Apr 5, 2009 - Health
Second case of H1N1 flu virus confirmed in New Brunswick
A second case of the H1N1 flu virus has been confirmed in New Brunswick. Dr. Eilish Cleary, the chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick, made this announcement today.
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Mar 12, 2009 - Fisheries
New Brunswick to participate in International Boston Seafood Show
New Brunswick is taking part in the 2009 International Boston Seafood Show, which is the largest international seafood trade show in North America. The annual event is held in Boston from March 15-17 .....
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Jan 26, 2009 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Agriculture ministers agree to regional co-operation initiatives
Agriculture ministers from the Atlantic provinces agreed in Charlottetown, P.E.I., to co-operate in the development of the agriculture and agri-food sector in this region. From left: Nova Scotia Minis .....
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Dec 17, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Annual Premier's open house event
The annual Premier's open house was held at the Centennial Building on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Minister of Fisheries Rick Doucet and Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture Ronald Ouellette joined Chef G .....
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Dec 11, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Christmas tree presented to Premier
The annual presentation of a Christmas tree to the Premier of New Brunswick took place on Wednesday, Dec. 10, in front of the legislative assembly building in Fredericton. The tree was donated to the .....
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Nov 27, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Minister visits Charlotte County businesses
Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette recently visited a number of Charlotte County businesses that provide services to New Brunswick’s aquaculture industry.
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Nov 25, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
National 4-H Month declared in New Brunswick
Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette (left) signed a declaration to officially recognize November as National 4-H Month in New Brunswick. On hand for the event was Linda Porter, provi .....
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Oct 29, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Milk 20/20 Lait initiative launched
The New Brunswick government and the province’s dairy industry have launched Milk 20/20 Lait, an initiative promoting greater co-operation and innovation in the dairy sector. From left: Agriculture an .....
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Jul 30, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province announces $850,000 in support of agriculture
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $850,000 to help the agriculture and agri-food sector become more profitable and sustainable. The funding, announced today by Agriculture and Aquaculture Min .....
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Jul 11, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Historic agriculture agreement signed
A five-year, $1.3-billion multilateral agreement, Growing Forward, was signed today in Quebec City, Que., by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette and the other federal, provincial and .....
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Jun 27, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Minister to promote local agri-food products
The high-quality, nutritious food grown in New Brunswick will be promoted in four on-farm media events across the province this summer, Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette has announ .....
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Jun 25, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Funding of $650,000 for agri-land development
An investment of $650,000 is being made by the Province of New Brunswick to help agricultural producers bring new land into production, and improve the productivity of existing agricultural land. Agr .....
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May 29, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Maple syrup products at Legislative Assembly
Members of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association were hosted recently at the Legislative Assembly, where MLAs and staff were presented with maple syrup products. From left: New Brunswick Maple Syr .....
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May 26, 2008 - Supply and Services
Sod-turning ceremony for new fish-health laboratory in St. George
Construction of a new $2.36-million provincial fish-health laboratory began with an official sod-turning ceremony in St. George. Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Larry Hammell, Atlantic Veterinary Coll .....
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Apr 4, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Proposal for transformational change developed at provincial agriculture summit
The creation of a permanent minister's roundtable on agriculture and the establishment of temporary task groups were announced today by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette as immedia .....
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Mar 12, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Agricultural Safety Week recognized by provincial government
March 12-18 will be officially recognized as Canadian Agricultural Safety Week in the province, Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette has announced. From left: Premier Shawn Graham, C .....
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Feb 24, 2008 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick unveils new seafood brand in Boston
At a reception Feb. 24 in Boston, Premier Shawn Graham, Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet and Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette unveiled a new logo and marketing materials that will b .....
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Dec 9, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
$12-million federal-provincial investment made in Maritime beef processing industry
The governments of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, and the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will invest $12 million in the future of t .....
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Nov 30, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New farm register to provide stable funding to agriculture organizations
A new Register of Farm Businesses to help support the work done by general farm organizations in the province has been launched by Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette. The minister, .....
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Oct 30, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
National 4-H Month declared in New Brunswick
Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette signed a declaration to officially recognize November as National 4-H Month in New Brunswick.
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Oct 10, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province launches buy-local agri-food initiative
While in Memramcook to announce the new Agri-Food Market Development Program, Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette (centre) enjoyed some of the apples at Belliveau Orchard with two of .....
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May 22, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Maple syrup products at Legislative Assembly
Members of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association were hosted recently at the Legislative Assembly, where MLAs and staff were presented with maple syrup products. From left: New Brunswick Maple Syr .....
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Apr 16, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Funding of $3.8M to implement enhanced feed ban in New Brunswick
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick are investing $3.8 million in the province's beef and dairy industries to help accelerate the elimination of bovine spongiform encephalopathy .....
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Apr 11, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick Agri-environmental program modified
The governments of Canada and New Brunswick today announced changes to the Canada-New Brunswick program for the implementation of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs). These changes will increase th .....
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Mar 14, 2007 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Canadian Agricultural Safety Week - March 14-20
March 14-20 was officially recognized as Canadian Agricultural Safety Week in the province. Premier Shawn Graham, left, and Agriculture and Aquaculture Minister Ronald Ouellette, right, presented a d .....
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Dec 14, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Best chef in Canada
Premier Shawn Graham took the occasion of the annual holiday open house at the Centennial Building in Fredericton to greet Richard Chiasson, the Canadian Culinary Federation chef of the year 2006. Ch .....
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Nov 9, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
N.B. producers export seed potatoes to Cuba
New Brunswick is continuing its 80-year history of trade with Cuba, as eight New Brunswick exporters prepare to ship 8,500 tonnes of seed potatoes to that country over the next two weeks. Agriculture .....
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Nov 6, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Department is national finalist for prestigious IT award
The new .Vet system developed by the Department of Agriculture and Aquaculture was recently nominated for a prestigious award at the national level. Dr. Yves Vaillancourt, of the Department's Veterina .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Minister
Ronald Ouellette signs the register to become Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture in the presence of Premier Shawn Graham, Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson , and Clerk of the Executive Council, Mau .....
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Aug 9, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
$3.3 million announced for halibut aquaculture research
A $3.3-million innovation research project to determine the viability of raising halibut in an aquaculture environment will be undertaken by Canadian Halibut Inc., along with federal, provincial, and .....
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Aug 2, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province supports renewable-fuel-development project
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $300,000 to support the establishment of the first plant-based bio-fuel refinery in Atlantic Canada, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. From left: Roy C .....
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Jun 1, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
New Brunswick seafood companies partner with Subway
Two New Brunswick seafood processors have an exclusive agreement to provide seafood products to Atlantic Canada Subway restaurants for the Taste of the Atlantic promotion.
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Jun 1, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Legislation will promote competitiveness of seafood-processing sector
A number of New Brunswick seafood processors were present in the legislative assembly today for the second reading of the new Seafood Processing Act by Aquaculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister .....
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Apr 21, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province supports research project in cod-aquaculture genomics
The Province of New Brunswick is contributing $1 million to a genomics-research project designed to establish world leadership in cod aquaculture in Atlantic Canada. The announcement was made recently .....
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Apr 7, 2006 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Maple syrup producers hosted at legislature
Members of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association were hosted recently at the legislative assembly, where MLAs and staff were presented with maple syrup. Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture Mini .....
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Aug 25, 2005 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Newfoundland and Labrador Minister tours N.B. aquaculture industry
Trevor Taylor, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, is spending two days in New Brunswick touring the province's aquaculture industry in the Bay of Fund .....
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Aug 17, 2005 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Potato Harvest Labour Recruitment Hotline will continue to address worker shortage
The Province of New Brunswick and Potatoes New Brunswick will team up again this year to establish a Potato Harvest Labour Recruitment Hotline for Carleton, Victoria and Madawaska counties.
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Mar 15, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends seafood show in Boston
Seafood and aquaculture processors from throughout New Brunswick are meeting with great success at the 2005 International Boston Seafood Show currently underway in Massachusetts. Eight companies have .....
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May 12, 2004 - Agriculture and Aquaculture
Province pleased with Surette report on herring conflicts (04/05/12)
Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister David Alward said the Province is pleased with the Allister Surette report on herring conflicts.
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