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(March, 1999 - July, 2010)
 
Jul 8, 2010 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Ministers focusing on opportunities, challenges facing aging population
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for seniors have agreed on the pressing need to address the opportunities and challenges associated with the country's aging population. They .....
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Jul 8, 2010 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
New nursing home to open in September
Thomas Hall, a 72-bed nursing home that is part of Parkland Fredericton seniors' complex, will open in September. Parkland Fredericton is the $30-million senior's complex owned and being built by Shan .....
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Jun 12, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Forest Dale Nursing Home scheduled for completion in November
Construction of the Forest Dale Nursing Home will be completed in November, Premier Shawn Graham said.
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Jun 11, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning for expansion to Bathurst nursing home
A sod-turning was held to mark the expansion to Foyer Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes in Bathurst. The expansion will create 30 new beds there.
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Jun 7, 2010 - Social Development
New nursing home for Grand Manan
A new $9-million nursing home will be built to replace Grand Manan Nursing Home. Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet made the announcement.
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Jun 4, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning held for new $75-million Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John
There was a sod-turning event today for Phase 1 construction of a $75-million nursing home to replace Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John. The nursing home will be built on about five acres at 164 Loch Lo .....
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May 11, 2010 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
New ministerial role, appointments and changes to cabinet announced
A new minister responsible for public engagement was appointed today by Premier Shawn Graham, and one minister added deputy premier to his responsibilities. In addition, vacancies in the cabinet were .....
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Apr 19, 2010 - Social Development
Nursing home opens in Quispamsis
The provincial government and Shannex New Brunswick Inc. officially opened an $11-million nursing home in Quispamsis.
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Mar 16, 2010 - Social Development
Nursing home opens in Riverview
The provincial government and Shannex New Brunswick Inc. officially opened an $11-million nursing home in Riverview today.
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Feb 18, 2010 - Social Development
New nursing home for Mill Cove
A $22.5-million nursing home will be built to replace Mill Cove Nursing Home Inc.
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Feb 4, 2010 - Social Development
$19.5-M nursing home for Perth-Andover
A $19.5-million nursing home will be built in Perth-Andover to replace Victoria Glen Manor Inc. Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny made the announcement today.
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Jan 14, 2010 - Social Development
$9-million nursing home to be built in Stanley
A $9-million, 30-bed nursing home will be built in Stanley to replace Nashwaak Villa Inc., Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny announced today.
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Jan 13, 2010 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Day activity centres the way of the future for seniors and their families
Seniors and their families are looking for ways to help the elderly continue to enjoy community involvement and quality of life.
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Dec 14, 2009 - Social Development
$9-million expansion announced for Bathurst nursing home
The Foyer Notre-Dame de Lourdes in Bathurst will undergo a $9-million expansion, adding 30 beds to the nursing home.
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Nov 9, 2009 - Social Development
New Dalhousie nursing home to be part of major plan for long-term care
The province is preparing to announce a major plan for nursing home infrastructure that will include a new, $31.5-million nursing home for the Town of Dalhousie. Minister of State for Seniors Brian Ke .....
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Oct 19, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Province proclaims Active Living Week for Seniors in New Brunswick
The Government of New Brunswick has proclaimed the third week of October as Active Living Week for Seniors in New Brunswick.
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Oct 19, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Province proclaims Active Living Week for Seniors in New Brunswick
The Government of New Brunswick has proclaimed the third week of October as Active Living Week for Seniors in New Brunswick.
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Oct 1, 2009 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
New information materials released to help prevent elder abuse
New information materials were released today to prevent elder abuse in New Brunswick. Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny and the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick .....
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Aug 31, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
New report indicates province making progress in long-term care
Efforts to improve the long-term-care system in the province were officially outlined today in a new government document, Being There for New Brunswick Seniors, Our Progress in Long-Term Care. Minist .....
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Aug 4, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Good health habits a must for New Brunswick's aging population
Brian Kenny, minister of state for seniors, says one of the most important questions facing New Brunswickers is what the province’s rapidly aging population can do to enjoy good health and longevity. .....
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Jul 6, 2009 - Social Development
Sod-turning held for nursing home and community health centre in Rexton
Construction of a $9.2-million nursing home and a $4.5-million community health centre is underway in Rexton. Premier Shawn Graham, Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty, and Rexton Mayor David Han .....
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Jul 6, 2009 - Social Development
Pictured: Artist's rendering of the nursing home and the community health centre.
Construction of a $9.2-million nursing home and a $4.5-million community health centre is underway in Rexton. Premier Shawn Graham, Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty, and Rexton Mayor David Hans .....
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May 26, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Rock and Roll
Recognizing active seniors and encouraging all New Brunswickers to be more active and involved in our communities will be the focus of a new public awareness campaign launched by the Senior and Health .....
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May 26, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Paint the Town
Recognizing active seniors and encouraging all New Brunswickers to be more active and involved in our communities will be the focus of a new public awareness campaign launched by the Senior and Health .....
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May 26, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Hit the Open Road
Recognizing active seniors and encouraging all New Brunswickers to be more active and involved in our communities will be the focus of a new public awareness campaign launched by the Senior and Health .....
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May 26, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Walk the Walk
Recognizing active seniors and encouraging all New Brunswickers to be more active and involved in our communities will be the focus of a new public awareness campaign launched by the Senior and Health .....
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May 20, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Province releases updated seniors' guide to services and programs
The latest edition of the Seniors' Guide to Services and Programs was released today by Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny. From left: Roland Gallant, president, Association acadienne et fran .....
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May 6, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Senior goodwill ambassadors appointed
Twenty-nine senior goodwill ambassadors have been appointed to a new mandate by Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny. As part of their mandate, senior goodwill ambassadors are invited to greet v .....
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Apr 24, 2009 - Social Development
New Brunswick on-board with national movement promoting healthy aging
The province is on-board with a national movement to promote healthy aging and age-friendly communities, Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny said today. Kenny recently attended a federal/provinc .....
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Jan 23, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Feature article / Province's first senior goodwill ambassador, Dorothy Lockhart
Seniors represent the voice of knowledge and experience, says Dorothy Lockhart, senior goodwill ambassador for the Province of New Brunswick. Lockhart, 83, was the first senior goodwill ambassador to .....
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Jan 7, 2009 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Feature article / Senior goodwill ambassador Flo Roussy epitomizes community service
Flo Roussy loves her province and her community so much that she has dedicated 60 years of her life to volunteer service. Much of her work for the past 15 years has involved her appointment as a seni .....
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Dec 29, 2008 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Op-ed / Active living, healthy aging the secret to being a self-sufficient senior
The following piece has been written by Brian Kenny, minister of state for seniors: Our seniors built our province. They are the New Brunswickers who made our province the place where we can belon .....
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Nov 12, 2008 - Minister responsible – Community Non-profit Organizations
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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Mar 31, 2008 - Social Development
Plans unveiled for new nursing home in Caraquet
Residents of Villa Beauséjour in Caraquet today celebrated another step in the construction of their new $18.4-million nursing home with the unveiling of a graphic representation of the new facility. .....
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Feb 28, 2008 - Social Development
Long-term care strategy to help seniors be independent longer
The Government of New Brunswick launched today a 10-year strategy to strengthen the provincial long-term care system and address the future needs of seniors. Pictured, Social Development Minister Ma .....
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Feb 25, 2008 - Social Development
New nursing home with additional beds for Tracadie-Sheila
A new $17-million replacement nursing home in Tracadie-Sheila was officially announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer and the Minister of State for Seniors, Eugene McGinley. Front, .....
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Nov 13, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Dieppe
Seniors in Dieppe will have access to more affordable housing with today's official opening of Résidence J. Régis Leblanc, a 61-unit housing project that includes 45 new affordable housing units. The .....
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Nov 7, 2007 - Social Development
More safe, quality and affordable housing opens in Salisbury
Seniors in Salisbury will have access to more affordable housing with today's official opening of an affordable housing project. The 13-unit project includes eight new affordable housing units. The pr .....
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Sep 10, 2007 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
$6-million investment for new nursing home in Rexton
The construction of a new $6-million nursing home in Rexton was officially launched today by Premier Shawn Graham and Minister of State for Seniors Mary Schryer. From left: Nancy Cail, administrator .....
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Apr 12, 2007 - Social Development
New affordable housing projects in Fredericton
Individuals, persons with disabilities and seniors in Fredericton will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of two new affordable housing projects, Tannery Court Fredericton an .....
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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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Dec 18, 2006 - Social Development
Launch of new affordable housing in Grand Bay-Westfield
The construction of a new housing project by the River Valley Lions Club will give seniors in Grand Bay-Westfield access to more affordable housing. Mary Schryer, minister of state for housing, and Gr .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
New Minister
Mary Schryer signs the register to become Minister of State for Seniors and Minister of State for Housing, in the presence of Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson, Premier Shawn Graham and Clerk of the Exec .....
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