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Jul 19, 2010 - Environment
Hopewell Rocks Park wins Environmental Leadership Award
A 2009 Environmental Leadership Award in the business category was presented to Hopewell Rocks Park. Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister Bernard LeBlanc presented park staff members with a framed pe .....
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Jun 29, 2010 - Environment
Third progress report on climate change released
New Brunswick is on track to deliver on the commitments made in the New Brunswick Climate Change Action Plan, Environment Minister Rick Miles announced.
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Jun 25, 2010 - Environment
Regional climate change adaptation project
The provincial government is partnering with Greater Moncton to help the region adapt to climate change.
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Jun 23, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports Petitcodiac River projects
The provincial government, through the Environmental Trust Fund, is investing in two environmental projects that will be beneficial to the Petitcodiac River. From left: Moncton West MLA Joanne MacAlpi .....
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Jun 23, 2010 - Health
Air quality health index expanded to Fredericton, Moncton
The air quality health index - based on its success in Saint John - is being expanded to include Fredericton and Moncton.
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Jun 21, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports Aboriginal projects
The provincial government, through the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF), is investing in four environmental projects being undertaken by the Aboriginal community. From left: Environment Minister Rick Mi .....
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Jun 18, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports initiative against illegal dumping
The provincial government, through the Environmental Trust Fund, is supporting an initiative to decrease illegal dumping.
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Jun 17, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports Green Matters initiative
The provincial government is providing support, through the Environmental Trust Fund, to the City of Fredericton’s Green Matters Certified pilot project.
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Jun 9, 2010 - Environment
Regional climate change adaptation project
The provincial government is partnering with the Town of Grand Falls to help it adapt to the effects of climate change. Environment Minister Rick Miles made the announcement.
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Jun 9, 2010 - Environment
Climate change adaptation project
The provincial government is partnering with the Village of Clair, Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Institute of Planners to help the community adapt to the effects of climate change. The ini .....
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Jun 8, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports active transportation
The provincial government will invest $20,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) in an active transportation plan in Quispamsis. Health Minister Mary Schryer made the announcement.
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Jun 8, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports New Brunswick's libraries
The provincial government will invest $30,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund to help the New Brunswick Public Libraries Foundation update its environmental resource collection.
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Jun 7, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports NB Lung Association project
The provincial government will invest $15,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund in helping the New Brunswick Lung Association expand its SIMPLE Drivers Stewardship program.
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Jun 4, 2010 - Environment
Environmental Trust Fund supports marsh restoration project
The provincial government will invest $40,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund to restore and monitor the Beauséjour salt marsh. The announcement was made by Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister Ber .....
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Jun 3, 2010 - Environment
Alternative transportation supported
The provincial government will invest $10,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund in the Village of New Maryland's alternative transportation plan.
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Jun 2, 2010 - Environment
Regional climate change adaptation project
The provincial government is partnering with three communities in the Acadian Peninsula to help them adapt to the effects of climate change.
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May 27, 2010 - Environment
Province invests in dairy industry to address climate change
The provincial government is investing $50,000 to help the Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute (ADFI) address the issue of climate change.
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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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Apr 23, 2010 - Environment
Regional climate change project
New Brunswick, the other Atlantic provinces and the federal government announced today joint funding of $8.2 million to help communities in this region adapt to climate change.
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Apr 22, 2010 - Environment
Nominations sought for environment awards
Nominations are now open for the 2010 Environmental Leadership Award. The deadline is Friday, May 21. Environment Minister Rick Miles made the announcement at Minto Elementary and Middle School in cel .....
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Apr 19, 2010 - Environment
Province funds new park-and-ride sites
The provincial government is investing nearly $300,000 to establish four park-and-ride sites and a connecting hub in Saint John.
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Apr 4, 2010 - Supply and Services
New provincial green building policy
The provincial government has introduced a new Green Building Policy intended to reduce significantly the energy use and greenhouse gas emissions of government buildings.
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Mar 31, 2010 - Environment
Environment-friendly projects supported by Climate Action Fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund. The Department of Environment is providing NB Power wi .....
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Mar 5, 2010 - Environment
Environment-friendly project supported by climate action fund
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund (NBCAF). Natural Resources Minister Wally Stiles .....
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Jan 25, 2010 - Environment
Climate action fund supporting project in Grand Falls
Greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund, Environment Minister Rick Miles made the announcement.
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Jan 25, 2010 - Environment
Climate action fund supporting project in Edmundston
The provincial government is providing a further investment through the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund to Edmundston Energy to build a second powerhouse at its hydroelectric dam. Environment Minist .....
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Dec 18, 2009 - Environment
Recycle NB makes donation to Habitat for Humanity
Recycle NB recently donated roofing supplies to Habitat for Humanity, and worked with the paint industry to have recycled paint donated, for the construction of two houses built in Moncton and Saint J .....
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Dec 16, 2009 - Health
Ministers receive H1N1 influenza vaccine
Environment Minister Rick Miles received the H1N1 influenza vaccine at a clinic in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
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Dec 15, 2009 - Environment
New Brunswickers receive Gulf of Maine Council Visionary Awards
Two awards recognizing innovation, creativity and commitment to protecting the marine environment were presented by Environment Minister Rick Miles and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet. The Gulf of Main .....
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Nov 3, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipients honoured
A ceremony was held this afternoon in Cambridge-Narrows to honour Robena Weatherley and the Canaan-Washademoak Watershed Association, recipients of the 2009 Environmental Leadership Award. Weatherley .....
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Oct 27, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipient honoured
A ceremony was held this morning to honour Bridget Oland (left), recipient of the 2009 Environmental Leadership Award in the Individual category. Environment Minister Rick Miles presented Oland with a .....
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Oct 22, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipient honoured
A ceremony was held to honour Talya Doucet, the recipient of the 2009 Environmental Leadership Award in the Youth category.
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Oct 22, 2009 - Environment
Department of Environment opens office in Dieppe
The Department of Environment has opened a new office in Dieppe.
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Oct 19, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipient honoured
A ceremony was held to honour McAdam High School, recipient of the 2009 Environmental Leadership Award in the Youth Group category.
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Oct 16, 2009 - Environment
Department of Environment purchases hybrid vehicles to reduce CO2 emissions
The Department of Environment has made its vehicle fleet more environment-friendly by purchasing 12 hybrid vehicles.
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Oct 16, 2009 - Environment
Environment-friendly project supported by climate action fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund. The Department of Environment is providing The Moncton .....
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Oct 15, 2009 - Environment
Environment minister presents plaque to conservation council
Environment Minister Rick Miles (left) presented a plaque commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick to David Coon, executive director of the council, on Thursday, .....
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Oct 15, 2009 - Environment
Phase 2 of Mayor's Eco-Challenge begins
The second phase of the Mayor's Eco-Challenge 2009 to fight against climate change will take place during the next six weeks. Environment Minister Rick Miles, Local Government Minister Bernard LeBlanc .....
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Sep 28, 2009 - Environment
Second climate change action plan progress report released
A report entitled The New Brunswick Climate Change Action Plan Progress Report - Building on Success was released today by Environment Minister Rick Miles. From left: Mary Ann Coleman, executive dire .....
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Sep 22, 2009 - Environment
11 St. Andrews-area projects supported by Environmental Trust Fund
The provincial government is investing $151,653 through the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) in 11 environment-friendly projects in the St. Andrews area, Environment Minister Rick Miles has announced.
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Sep 18, 2009 - Environment
29 Fredericton-area projects supported by Environmental Trust Fund
An investment of $662,500 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) will be made in 29 environment-friendly projects beneficial to the Fredericton region, Environment Minister Rick Miles announced today .....
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Aug 31, 2009 - Environment
Federal, provincial governments join City of Fredericton to improve waste water treatment plant
The federal and New Brunswick governments are joining the City of Fredericton in investing $5 million to upgrade the city's main wastewater treatment plant. From left: Environment Minister Rick Miles; .....
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Aug 18, 2009 - Environment
Environment-friendly project supported by climate action fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund (NBCAF), Environment Minister Rick Miles announced toda .....
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Aug 18, 2009 - Environment
24 Saint John-area projects supported by Environmental Trust Fund
An investment of $574,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) will be made in 24 environmentally friendly projects beneficial to the Saint John region, Environment Minister Rick Miles announced to .....
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Aug 14, 2009 - Environment
Governments of Canada and New Brunswick invest in Rothesay
Rothesay residents are benefiting from joint federal and provincial funding to extend and upgrade the town's water infrastructure. Tourism and Parks Minister Stuart Jamieson and Saint John MP Rodney W .....
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May 7, 2009 - Environment
Province makes ETF investments in UNB projects
The provincial government is investing almost $296,000 through the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) to support a series of environment-related projects at the University of New Brunswick. Environment Mi .....
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May 6, 2009 - Environment
Province makes Environmental Trust Fund investments in Université de Moncton projects
A total of $269,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) is being invested in a series of Université de Moncton projects that focus on protecting the environment and fighting climate change. Enviro .....
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May 6, 2009 - Environment
Environment-friendly project supported by Climate Action Fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund, Environment Minister Roland Haché announced today. Fr .....
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May 6, 2009 - Environment
Province makes Environmental Trust Fund investment in greener communities
A total of $233,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) is being dedicated to the greening of New Brunswick communities, Environment Minister Roland Haché announced today in Moncton. From left: .....
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May 5, 2009 - Environment
Climate action fund supporting environmentally friendly project
Greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund, Environment Minister Roland Haché announced today. The .....
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Apr 8, 2009 - Environment
Paint Stewardship Program launched
Paint and paint containers may now be recycled through the new Paint Stewardship Program managed by Recycle NB. Environment Minister Roland Haché joined Recycle New Brunswick to launch the program tod .....
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Mar 23, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipients honoured
A ceremony was held this afternoon in Beresford to honour two recipients of 2008 Environmental Leadership Awards in the Business and Lifetime Achievement categories. Environment Minister Roland Haché .....
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Mar 23, 2009 - Environment
Governments of Canada, New Brunswick invest in infrastructure projects in Bathurst, Beresford
Residents of Bathurst and Beresford will benefit from joint federal and provincial investments to improve local water and wastewater services under the communities component of the Building Canada Fun .....
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Mar 23, 2009 - Environment
Governments invest in infrastructure in Balmoral and Charlo
Joint federal and provincial investments under the communities component of the Building Canada Fund will improve water and wastewater services for residents of Balmoral and Charlo. Funding of almost .....
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Mar 23, 2009 - Environment
Federal, provincial governments invest in Restigouche County infrastructure
Federal, provincial governments invest in Restigouche County infrastructure Joint federal and provincial investments to improve water and wastewater services under the communities component of the .....
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Mar 23, 2009 - Environment
Governments of Canada, New Brunswick fund Acadian Peninsula infrastructure projects
Residents of Caraquet, Shippagan and Tracadie-Sheila will benefit from joint provincial and federal investments to improve local water and wastewater services under the communities component of the Bu .....
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Mar 19, 2009 - Environment
Governments of Canada and New Brunswick invest in water system study
A study to determine the best way to address ongoing water quality issues will be undertaken by the Village of Chipman, thanks to joint federal and provincial funding of nearly $100,000. The announcem .....
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Mar 19, 2009 - Environment
New Brunswick, federal investment in Fredericton infrastructure project
Residents of Fredericton will benefit from improved wastewater treatment in the city's northside as the result of joint federal and provincial funding of more than $900,000 from the communities compon .....
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Mar 12, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipient honoured
A ceremony was held this afternoon to honour the Village of Perth-Andover, recipient of the 2008 Environmental Leadership Award in the Communities, Groups and Organizations category. Environment Minis .....
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Mar 2, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipient honoured
A ceremony was held this afternoon to honour the Village of Perth-Andover, recipient of the 2008 Environmental Leadership Award in the Communities, Groups and Organizations category. Environment Minis .....
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Feb 25, 2009 - Environment
Opinion Leaders Forum held in Fredericton
Premier Shawn Graham (left), Environment Minister Roland Haché, and opinion leaders in the province participated in the Opinion Leaders Forum on Climate Change on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Fredericton.
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Feb 10, 2009 - Environment
Province to motivate youth to address climate change
Twenty sessions will be held across the province to motivate young New Brunwick youth to become involved in combatting climate change. Environment Minister Roland Haché made the announcement today. .....
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Feb 2, 2009 - Environment
Environmental leadership award recipient honoured
A Dalhousie school was honoured today as the recipient of the 2008 Environmental Leadership Award in the Youth Group category. Environment Minister Roland Haché presented École Académie Notre-Dame wi .....
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Jan 23, 2009 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Award recipients honoured
Recipients of the 2008 Environmental Leadership Awards were honoured at a ceremony at Woodstock Centennial Elementary School.
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Jan 23, 2009 - Environment
Environment-friendly project being supported by climate action fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions will be reduced in the province as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund, Environment Minister Roland Haché announced today. Fr .....
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Oct 31, 2008 - Environment
Environment-friendly project supported by Climate Action Fund
Greenhouse-gas emissions in the province will be reduced as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund, Environment Minister Roland Haché announced.
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Oct 23, 2008 - Environment
Greenhouse-gas emissions to be reduced at landfills
Greenhouse-gas emissions in the province will be reduced by 45,000 tonnes annually as the result of a new project being supported by the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund. From left: Bill Slater, gene .....
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Sep 12, 2008 - Environment
Climate change action plan progress report released
A report entitled The New Brunswick Climate Change Action Plan Progess Report - The Foundation Year was released today by Environment Minister Roland Haché.
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Aug 27, 2008 - Environment
Environmental leader Mabel Fitz-Randolph honoured at tree planting
Historian and conservationist Mabel Fitz-Randolph was recognized recently for her environmental leadership, with a tree planted in her honour in Musquash. From left: Minister of Environment Roland Hac .....
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Aug 8, 2008 - Environment
12 Miramichi-area projects supported with Environmental Trust Fund investments
About $180,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) is being invested this year in 12 projects that will be environmentally beneficial to the greater Miramichi region. Environment Minister Roland H .....
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Aug 8, 2008 - Environment
Province supports 21 environmental projects
About $400,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund is being invested this year in 21 projects that will help the environment on the Acadian Peninsula. Environment Minister Roland Haché made the announce .....
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Jun 24, 2008 - Environment
Investment supports development of technology to produce clean energy
New technology designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the use of natural gas is being developed with support from the Government of New Brunswick. Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne .....
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Jun 20, 2008 - Environment
Blue Note Caribou mine officially opened
The Blue Note Caribou mine was officially opened today in Bathurst. From left: Jacques Dubé, chief of staff for Veterans Affairs Minister Greg Thompson; Denis Doucet, Blue Note Caribou Mines general .....
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Jun 6, 2008 - Environment
More New Brunswick low-income households are becoming energy efficient
More than 1,700 low-income households in New Brunswick have benefited from the Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program to help reduce winter heating costs and greenhouse gas emissions. From left: Environ .....
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Jun 5, 2008 - Transportation
School bus fleet to be more environmentally friendly
New Brunswick's school bus fleet will be cleaner and greener in the fall, thanks to a $6.7-million investment in 85 new buses. Pictured: Transportation Minister Denis Landry conducting a white handke .....
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Apr 22, 2008 - Environment
New kit to help elementary school students to be environmental stewards
A new information kit and website about recycling and other conservation practices will help elementary school children in New Brunswick to be good stewards of the environment.
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Apr 21, 2008 - Environment
Balmoral residents to benefit from wastewater treatment upgrades
More than 700 Balmoral households will soon be benefiting from improvements to the local wastewater treatment system, thanks to an investment from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructu .....
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Apr 11, 2008 - Environment
Federal and provincial governments invest in Oromocto water tower
More than 1,400 households in Oromocto will soon be benefiting from improved water services, thanks to an investment through the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund. From left: Bu .....
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Mar 17, 2008 - Environment
Official opening of new St. Andrews water treatment plant
Federal and provincial officials joined representatives from St. Andrews today to officially open the town's new water treatment plant.
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Jan 23, 2008 - Environment
Municipal water and wastewater improvements for Sussex Corner
Sussex Corner residents will soon benefit from improvements to the village's water and wastewater services, thanks to two investments totalling almost $100,000 from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal .....
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Jan 21, 2008 - Environment
Paquetville to benefit from federal and provincial investment in wastewater treatment improvements
Paquetville residents will soon benefit from an upgraded wastewater system, thanks to an investment of almost $700,000 from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund. The announceme .....
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Dec 14, 2007 - Environment
Investments to support greenhouse-gas emissions reduction projects
Environment Minister Roland Haché announced that investments from the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund will support environment-friendly initiatives proposed by the Department of Transportation and S .....
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Nov 9, 2007 - Environment
St. George residents to benefit from investment in community centre
The Town of St. George will proceed with plans to build a community centre, thanks to an investment from the federal and provincial governments. From left: Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, St. George M .....
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Nov 8, 2007 - Environment
Governments invest in water system improvements for Blacks Harbour
Residents of Blacks Harbour will soon benefit from an upgraded municipal water distribution and treatment system, thanks to an investment from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure F .....
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Nov 8, 2007 - Environment
Fundy Biosphere Reserve receives ETF funding of $30,000
The Fundy Biosphere Reserve has been awarded $30,000 from the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) to support the establishment of scientific and educational programs. From left: Environment Minister Rolan .....
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Oct 16, 2007 - Public Alerts
Conserve Water
New Brunswickers are being urged to conserve water. Lack of summer rainfall combined with recent warmer-than-normal temperatures could lead to water shortages in some areas, particularly in southweste .....
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Oct 1, 2007 - Environment
Official opening of expanded resource centre for youth
Young people in Saint John are benefitting from a newly expanded resource centre, thanks to an investment of more than $1 million through the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund ( .....
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Sep 19, 2007 - Environment
$1.6-million investment made in Blackville wastewater system improvements
Blackville residents will soon benefit from an extended municipal wastewater system, thanks to an investment of more than $1.6 million from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund .....
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Aug 28, 2007 - Environment
Grand Manan receives infrastructure funding for multi-purpose complex
The community of Grand Manan will proceed with plans for a multi-purpose complex to house recreational, cultural and social events year-round, thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada and .....
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Aug 27, 2007 - Environment
Memramcook to upgrade wastewater facilities
Residents and businesses in Memramcook will soon benefit from upgraded municipal wastewater treatment facilities, thanks to an investment of more than $6.1 million through the Canada-New Brunswick Mun .....
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Aug 24, 2007 - Environment
Federal and provincial governments invest in new Apohaqui Community Centre
Residents of Apohaqui and its nearby communities will soon enjoy a new year-round community centre, thanks to an investment of close to $330,000 made through the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural I .....
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Aug 9, 2007 - Environment
Trees to offset greenhouse gas emissions
Canada's provincial and territorial premiers participated in a tree-planting ceremony in Caseley Park in Riverview to mark the first of about 900 trees being planted across the province to offset the .....
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Jul 20, 2007 - Environment
Federal/provincial funding to help improve Riverside-Albert wastewater treatment
An upgraded municipal wastewater treatment system will soon be available to residents of Riverside-Albert, thanks to an investment of more than $1.1 million from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rur .....
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Jul 20, 2007 - Environment
Federal/provincial funding to help improve Hillsborough water system
Plans to improve the Village of Hillsborough’s water system will proceed thanks to investments from the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Province .....
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Jul 9, 2007 - Environment
Governments work together to build Fundy Civic Centre
A new civic centre worth $4.6 million will be built thanks to a funding partnership between the federal and provincial governments and the Town of Sussex. From left: Dr. David Medders, chair of Fundy .....
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Jun 28, 2007 - Environment
Millidgeville water treatment plant gets $7.4-million makeover
Completion of upgrades at the Saint John-Millidgeville wastewater treatment plant was marked today by local residents and invited guests. The $7.4-million renovation was funded under the Canada-NewBru .....
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Jun 28, 2007 - Environment
Infrastructure investment of over $ 2.8 million for Tracadie-Sheila
The Town of Tracadie-Sheila will proceed with plans to improve its water treatment system, thanks to investments from the federal and provincial governments. From left: Transportation Minister Denis L .....
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Jun 8, 2007 - Environment
Province launches five-year Climate Change Action Plan
The Province has launched an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to begin to address all aspects of climate change in New Brunswick over the next five years. Premier Shawn Grah .....
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Mar 16, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Federal EcoTrust funding announced for New Brunswick
The federal government will provide New Brunswick with $34 million as part of the new Canada ecoTrust for Clean Air and Climate Change, to support provincial projects that help reduce greenhouse gas e .....
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Mar 16, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Governments commit funding for Saint John Harbour clean-up
Three levels of government have each committed up to $26.6 million to complete the Saint John Harbour clean-up.
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Feb 26, 2007 - Environment
Nackawic wastewater facility to be upgraded
The Town of Nackawic will proceed with plans to improve its wastewater system, thanks to investments from the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada. A total of $679,028 in infrastruct .....
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Nov 15, 2006 - Environment
Environmental Leadership Awards
Award winners in six categories have been chosen to receive the 2006 Environmental Leadership Award. Environment Minister Roland Haché made the announcement Tuesday, Nov. 14, at a ceremony in Frederic .....
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Nov 8, 2006 - Transportation
Government adopts new 'green' vehicle policy
Environment Minister Roland Haché, left, and Transportation Minister Denis Landry check out a fuel-efficient vehicle. The New Brunswick government is implementing a new green vehicle policy that is ex .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Environment
New Minister
Roland Haché takes the Oath of Office as Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for the Northern New Brunswick Initiative, in the presence of Premier Shawn Graham, Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chia .....
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Aug 16, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Province assists Nature Conservancy of Canada
The transfer of 720 hectares (1,800 acres) of land in the Lorneville and Musquash regions to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was announced today by Environment Minister Trevor Holder.
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Aug 15, 2006 - Environment
$323,000 investment to enhance Crescent Valley
An investment of $323,000 will be made toward upgrading and enhancing the community of Crescent Valley, Environment Minister Trevor Holder announced today. From left: Saint John Mayor Norm MacFarlan .....
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Aug 14, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Car-pool pilot project to be established
An investment of $75,000 toward the establishment of a joint car-pooling project with the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) is being made by the Province of New Brunswick.
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Jul 24, 2006 - Environment
Free well-water testing for private well owners
A free well-water-testing program for private well owners has been officially launched by the Department of Environment. Trevor Holder, minister of environment, made the announcement recently.
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Jun 26, 2006 - Environment
Quispamsis receives gas-tax revenue
The Town of Quispamsis is the first municipality to receive a payment under the Agreement on the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Revenues and the Provincial Gas Tax Transfer Top-up Fund, the $146-million .....
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Jun 12, 2006 - Environment
ETF funding announced for project in Moncton
Funding of $20,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) has been granted to the Champlain school parents' committee in Moncton, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. Pictured: Lord, sounded by c .....
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Jun 12, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Tree planting at Moncton's Forest Glen School
Premier Bernard Lord was at the school to plant a tree in honour of Forest Glen School winning a 2005 Environmental Leadership Award in the Youth: Group category.
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Jun 2, 2006 - Environment
ETF funding announced for project in Moncton
Funding of $20,000 under the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) has been granted to the Champlain school parents' committee in Moncton, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. Pictured: Lord, sounded by c .....
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May 19, 2006 - Environment
Department of the Environment to offer one-time bacteria test
The Department of the Environment will offer a one-time bacteria test to private-well owners at no cost, Environment Minister Trevor Holder announced recently. From left: David Coon, Conservation Cou .....
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May 19, 2006 - Environment
Environmental-resource centre to receive project funding
An environmental-resource centre, Eastern Charlotte Waterways (ECW), will receive funding for three projects under the Environmental Trust Fund (ETF), Environment Minister Trevor Holder announced rece .....
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Apr 1, 2006 - Environment
Town of St. George receives funding
The Town of St. George will receive $589,096 under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund to upgrade its water-transmission system. The announcement was made recently by Trevor .....
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Mar 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Prime minister, Premier, mayor announce $8.5-million project to begin Saint John Harbour cleanup
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Bernard Lord and Saint John Mayor Norman McFarlane today announced an $8.5-million project to start this phase of the cleanup of Saint John Harbour.
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Mar 22, 2006 - Environment
Infrastructure funds to construct new community arena complexes
Two new community arena complexes worth $30 million will receive support from the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund and the City of Fredericton, conditional upon a successful en .....
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Mar 22, 2006 - Environment
Infrastructure funds to construct regional pool
A new regional family-indoor pool worth $3.4 million will be constructed thanks to a funding partnership between the Town of Shippagan and the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund .....
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Mar 22, 2006 - Environment
Riverview receives funding for water system upgrade
The Town of Riverview will receive $4,982,248 under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (CNBMRIF) for the construction of a new water-storage tank and booster-station equipmen .....
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Mar 22, 2006 - Environment
Teen resource centre receives funding
The Teen Resource Centre (TRC) for Youth in Greater Saint John will develop a new facility, thanks to an investment of $1.07 million under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund .....
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Mar 19, 2006 - Environment
Infrastructure funding to construct recreation centre
Residents of Plaster Rock can look forward to a new recreation centre worth almost $3 million, thanks to a funding partnership between the Village of Plaster Rock and the Canada-New Brunswick Municipa .....
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Feb 23, 2006 - Environment
Fredericton wellfield designated a protected area
The area which supplies the City of Fredericton with drinking water has been designated a protected area under the Wellfield Protected Area Designation Order – Clean Water Act. The designation .....
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Nov 24, 2005 - Environment
N.B. communities to get more than $146 million for infrastructure
The governments of New Brunswick and Canada have reached an agreement that will see more than $116 million in federal gas-tax revenues, as well an additional $30 million from the province, invested in .....
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Nov 19, 2005 - Environment
Fredericton airport receives funds for new pavilion
A new, 720-square-metre (8,000-square-foot) pavilion will enable the Greater Fredericton Airport to better serve large-volume flights, such as military operations and charter tours.
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Nov 19, 2005 - Environment
Fredericton airport receives funds for new pavilion
A new, 720-square-metre (8,000-square-foot) pavilion will enable the Greater Fredericton Airport to better serve large-volume flights, such as military operations and charter tours.
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Nov 19, 2005 - Environment
Kay Community Centre coming to Moncton
The City of Moncton will expand and convert Kenmore Drive's Kay arena into a new recreation facility, thanks to a $3.3-million project funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastruct .....
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Oct 25, 2005 - Environment
Environmental leaders honoured with Environmental Leadership Awards
Six 2005 Environmental Leadership Awards were given to individuals, groups, organizations and businesses by acting Environment and Local Government Minister Dale Graham during a ceremony held Oct. 25 .....
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Sep 12, 2005 - Environment
Tree-planting - Environmental Leadership Award
Mr. Dumpster Inc. (MDI) planted a tree Sept. 12 in Queen's Square in Saint John to commemorate its 2004 Environmental Leadership Award in the Business Category.
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Aug 31, 2005 - Environment
Saint-Antoine to improve water system through infrastructure fund
The Village of Saint-Antoine will make improvements to its water system thanks to a $2,184,810 project funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (CNBMRIF).
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Aug 30, 2005 - Environment
Minto wastewater system receives funding for upgrade
The Village of Minto will receive $2,634,494 under the Canada-New Brunswick Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund for the upgrade of the municipality's wastewater infrastructure.
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Aug 19, 2005 - Environment
ETF awards for Chaleur region organizations
The Environmental Trust Fund is contributing close to $138,000 in the Chaleur region through a number of projects, including $90,000 to the Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswi .....
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May 5, 2005 - Environment
Ministers launch Waste Reduction and Diversion Pilot Project
Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie and Supply and Services Minister Dale Graham launched a Waste Reduction and Diversion Pilot at Marysville Place today which is a joint initiati .....
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Dec 9, 2004 - Environment
Minister introduces Bill on Rural Communities (04/12/09)
Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie today introduced a Bill on Rural Communities, which will introduce a new and innovative form of local government.
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Nov 18, 2004 - Environment
Improvements to Environmental Impact Assessment process to be implemented (04/11/18)
Significant changes to New Brunswick's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process have been implemented, Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie announced today.
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Sep 29, 2004 - Environment
COMMEMORATIVE TREE PLANTED
Students at the Belledune School in Belledune plant a tree that they were presented with for receiving the 2003 Environmental Leadership Award in the Youth Group category. They are joined by Environme .....
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Sep 24, 2004 - Environment
COMMEMORATIVE TREE-PLANTING
Ashley Watson of Fredericton High School plants a tree that she was presented with for receiving the 2003 Environmental Leadership Award in the Individual Youth category. She is joined by Environment .....
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Sep 14, 2004 - Environment
COMMEMORATIVE TREE-PLANTING
Members of the New Brunswick Federation of Naturalists plant a tree in Fredericton that the group received for winning a 2003 Environmental Leadership Award. The award is given by the department for .....
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Sep 9, 2004 - Environment
COMMEMORATIVE TREE PLANTING
Staff at the Fairmont Algonquin in St. Andrews plant a tree that they were presented with for receiving the 2003 Environmental Leadership Award in the Business category. They are joined by Trevor Hold .....
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Aug 25, 2004 - Environment
COMMEMORATIVE TREE PLANTING
Gary Spencer of Stanley plants a tree that he was presented with for receiving the 2003 Environmental Leadership Award in the Individual Citizen category. He is joined by Environment and Local Governm .....
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Aug 10, 2004 - Environment
Irving Oil LNG Project receives EIA approval (04/08/10)
After an extensive review, the provincial government has decided to give approval to Irving Oil Limited to proceed with the development of a liquified natural gas (LNG) facility subject to 24 conditio .....
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Jun 8, 2004 - Environment
RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY
As part of Canadian Environment Week activities, Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie participated in the grand re-opening of the Glenn Carpenter Interpretive Centre at the Fundy Re .....
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Jun 4, 2004 - Environment
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BUS
As part of Canadian Environment Week activities, Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie helped cut the ribbon for Saint John Transit's newest, environmentally-friendly bus.
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Apr 15, 2004 - Environment
Improvements made to the Environment Impact Assessment process (04/04/15)
Improvements to New Brunswick's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process will allow for streamlining and make it more transparent, Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie announce .....
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Nov 13, 2003 - Environment
Capital commission study report presented to government (03/11/13)
A report into the feasibility of establishing a New Brunswick Provincial Capital Commission was presented today to government.
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Nov 12, 2003 - Environment
Province releases first Report on Environmental Progress (03/11/12)
New Brunswick's first Report on Environmental Progress, Air, Land and Water - Reporting to New Brunswickers on Environmental Progress, was released today by Environment and Local Government Minister B .....
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Sep 22, 2003 - Environment
ST. GEORGE TREE PLANTING
Members of Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc. and St. George Mayor Stan Smith joined Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie for a tree planting, which is the 'living legacy' aspect of t .....
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Sep 22, 2003 - Environment
FREDERICTON TREE PLANTING
Mike Ketchum (left), vice-principal of Fredericton High School, and Courtney Steeves (right) of Fredericton, participate in a tree planting, which is the 'living legacy' aspect of the province's Envir .....
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Sep 22, 2003 - Environment
SAINT JOHN TREE PLANTING
J. D. Irving (left) and J. K. Irving (right) of J.D. Irving Ltd., joined with Environment and Local Government Minister Brenda Fowlie for a tree planting, which is the 'living legacy' aspect of the pr .....
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Sep 9, 2003 - Environment
Approval to construct issued to Bennett Environmental
The Department of the Environment and Local Government will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9 concerning Bennett Environmental Inc.
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