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Jun 1, 2010 - Local Government
Stronger protection for animals now in force
A new pet establishment regulation that licenses kennels and previously un-licensed pet retail stores and animal shelters is now in effect. The regulation makes New Brunswick one of the few provinces .....
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May 20, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports municipalities
The provincial government will invest $46,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund to help New Brunswick municipalities better adapt to climate change.
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May 6, 2010 - Local Government
Government to provide financial assistance for a new fire hall
The provincial government is investing $170,000 to help build a new fire station in the local service district (LSD) of Campobello Island. The funding was announced by Local Government Minister Chris .....
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Apr 8, 2010 - Public Safety
$52,000 to support volunteer firefighter training
The provincial government has invested $52,000 in grants to the New Brunswick Association of Fire Chiefs (NBAFC), to support training for volunteer firefighters.
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Jan 12, 2010 - Executive Council Office
New minister takes office
Moncton East MLA Chris Collins was sworn in as the new minister of local government at a ceremony today at the legislative assembly in Fredericton.
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Oct 23, 2009 - Local Government
Northeast New Brunswick communities receive infrastructure investments
The federal and provincial governments are investing about $9.4 million in infrastructure projects in the local service district (LSD) of Saint-Simon and several other northeast New Brunswick communit .....
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Oct 23, 2009 - Local Government
Nine municipalities to improve road, water, wastewater infrastructure
The federal and New Brunswick governments are investing about $5.7 million to assist with local infrastructure priorities in Allardville and eight other New Brunswick communities.
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Oct 23, 2009 - Local Government
Gas tax funding to support infrastructure investments in 14 New Brunswick communities
The provincial and federal governments are investing almost $24 million in projects in the local service district (LSD) of Scoudouc and 13 other New Brunswick communities to assist with local infrastr .....
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Sep 9, 2009 - Local Government
Nine New Brunswick communities benefit from gas tax funding
The federal and provincial governments are investing $2.7 million in projects in the Town of Hartland and eight other New Brunswick communities to assist with local infrastructure priorities. Local Go .....
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Dec 19, 2008 - Local Government
Federal-provincial agreement extends funding for New Brunswick infrastructure
Communities across New Brunswick may now plan for their long-term infrastructure needs, thanks to more than $178 million from the federal gas tax fund to be provided between 2010 and 2014. This fundi .....
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Nov 12, 2008 - Local Government
New Minister
Additions and changes to cabinet were announced by Premier Shawn Graham. The changes are intended to strengthen the government as it prepares for a new sitting of the legislature, and to bring new voi .....
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Sep 5, 2008 - Local Government
First gas-tax project completed
A ceremony in Quispamsis on Friday, Sept. 5, marked the completion of a municipal water tower and associated distribution system - the first project in New Brunswick announced under a federal-provinci .....
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Sep 5, 2008 - Local Government
First gas-tax project completed
A ceremony in Quispamsis on Friday, Sept. 5, marked the completion of a municipal water tower and associated distribution system - the first project in New Brunswick announced under a federal-provinci .....
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Sep 2, 2008 - Local Government
Grand Manan to receive gas-tax payment for green infrastructure
Essential improvements to local infrastructure will be made in the Village of Grand Manan after it received its first payments under the Canada-New Brunswick Agreement of the Transfer of Federal Gas T .....
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Aug 26, 2008 - Local Government
Gas tax funding improves sewage treatment
The governments of Canada and New Brunswick participated in a sod-turning ceremony recently to mark the beginning of construction of an extended sanitary sewer line and expanded lagoon that will provi .....
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Aug 19, 2008 - Local Government
Construction begins on Penobsquis water supply system
Residents of Penobsquis will soon have access to safe drinking water through a new regional water supply system. Premier Shawn Graham and Fundy Royal MP Rob Moore attended a sod-turning ceremony today .....
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Aug 6, 2008 - Local Government
Eleven communities receive payment for green infrastructure
Eleven municipalities in New Brunswick will make essential improvements to local infrastructure after receiving their first payments under the Canada-New Brunswick Agreement of the Transfer of Federal .....
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Jul 21, 2008 - Local Government
Six municipalities to receive gas-tax payment for green infrastructure
Essential improvements to local infrastructure will be made by the towns of Nackawic and Oromocto, and the villages of Gagetown, Harvey, Stanley and Tracy after they receive their first payments under .....
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Jul 9, 2008 - Local Government
Four municipalities to receive gas-tax payment for green infrastructure
Essential improvements to local infrastructure will be made in Tracadie-Sheila, Bas-Caraquet, Grande-Anse and Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël after they receive their first payments under the Canada-New Br .....
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May 26, 2008 - Local Government
Certificate presented
On Monday, May 26, Local Government Minister Carmel Robichaud presented a certificate to Upper Miramichi Mayor Scott Clowater at the swearing-in ceremony of the newly established Rural Community of Up .....
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Apr 25, 2008 - Local Government
Five municipalities to benefit from gas tax fund for green infrastructure
Five municipalities will be making essential improvements to local infrastructure after receiving their first payments under the Canada-New Brunswick Agreement on the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Reven .....
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Apr 1, 2008 - Local Government
Community-focused strategic plan for the Department of Local Government
The Department of Local Government’s strategic plan was released April 1, along with new visuals, which are welcoming to stakeholders. These products represent the department’s vision to provide provi .....
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Oct 31, 2007 - Local Government
New Minister of Local Government
Carmel Robichaud was recently appointed Minister of Local Government, and Minister responsible for Community Non-profit Organizations.
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Aug 28, 2007 - Local Government
Thirteen municipalities receive funding for green infrastructure
The municipality of Plaster Rock and 12 other New Brunswick municipalities will undertake essential improvements to local infrastructure after receiving their first payments under the Canada-New Bruns .....
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Aug 27, 2007 - Local Government
Federal, provincial governments invest close to $1.3 million to improve infrastructure
The municipalities of Dieppe, Memramcook, Richibucto, and Shediac will undertake essential improvements to local infrastructure, after receiving their first payments totalling close to $1.3 million un .....
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Jul 24, 2007 - Local Government
Saint John receives gas-tax transfer
The municipality of Saint John will undertake essential improvements to local infrastructure after receiving its first payment of $2,555,057 under the Canada-New Brunswick Agreement on the Transfer of .....
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Jul 20, 2007 - Local Government
Three New Brunswick communities receive $221,354 from gas-tax funds
The municipalities of New Maryland, Chipman and Millville in central New Brunswick will be able to undertake substantial improvements to local infrastructure after receiving their first payments under .....
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Apr 2, 2007 - Local Government
Greater enforcement mechanisms to address substandard housing issues
New Brunswick municipalities now have the tools they need to enhance compliance with, and strengthen enforcement of, their substandard-housing by-laws. Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Mi .....
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Apr 2, 2007 - Local Government
Greater enforcement mechanisms to address substandard housing issues
New Brunswick municipalities now have the tools they need to enhance compliance with, and strengthen enforcement of, their substandard-housing by-laws. Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Mi .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Finance
New Minister
Victor Boudreau takes the Oath of Office as Minister of Finance, Minister of Local Government, Minister responsible for the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation, Minister responsible for the New Brunswick .....
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May 29, 2006 - Local Government
Rural community to be created
The rural community of Saint-André will be incorporated on July 31. It is the first rural community to be created in the province since this new form of local governance was announced in 2005. Attend .....
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Dec 21, 2005 - Local Government
Province provides financial assistance for NBSPCA
The New Brunswick Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NBSPCA) has received financial assistance of $50,000 from the Province of New Brunswick.
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