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Jul 20, 2010 - Intergovernmental Affairs
New energy partnerships possible between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
NB Power and Nova Scotia Power Inc. are exploring the possibility of building a new transmission connection between southern New Brunswick and Colchester County, Nova Scotia.
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Jul 16, 2010 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Expansion to NBCC - Miramichi campus
The provincial government is taking two major steps to strengthen higher education on the Miramichi. It is investing in the construction of a multi-purpose wing at the New Brunswick Community College .....
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Jul 16, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning for Neguac nursing home
The sod was turned for the construction of a new $9-million nursing home in Neguac.
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Jul 12, 2010 - Council of Maritime Premiers / Council of Atlantic Premiers
Premiers support regional energy co-operation
Premier Shawn Graham and premiers Darrell Dexter of Nova Scotia, Robert Ghiz of Prince Edward Island and Danny Williams of Newfoundland and Labrador have re-affirmed today their commitment to the crea .....
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Jul 12, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Federal and provincial governments invest in northern NB marine industry
A revitalization of the marine industry in the Acadian Peninsula was announced today by a non-profit company thanks to financial investments by the federal and provincial governments.
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Jul 11, 2010 - Health
24/7 medical coverage being restored in Caraquet; work continues to establish ambulance stop
Twenty-four-hour medical services will be restored at the Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus de Caraquet in September, and work continues to establish an ambulance stop at the facility. Premier Shawn Graham ma .....
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Jul 8, 2010 - Energy
Letter of intent to develop energy opportunities, grow energy hub
AREVA - the world's largest nuclear vendor company - will examine the feasibility of building a second nuclear reactor in New Brunswick under a letter of intent announced today by the provincial gover .....
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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 30, 2010 - Business New Brunswick
Province, CAE sign technology agreement
The provincial government and CAE, a world leader in modelling, simulation and training solutions for civil and defence markets, have agreed to work together to bring new contracts and jobs to advance .....
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Jun 28, 2010 - Health
Official opening of new health centre in Rexton
The new Rexton Health Centre officially opened today. The modern, spacious facility is expected to make it easier for doctors, nurses and other primary-care practitioners to provide quality health car .....
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Jun 28, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Community centre funding
The provincial government is providing additional investments to help complete a community centre in the Village of Grand Manan.
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Jun 25, 2010 - Social Development
Construction of affordable housing in Saint John
Construction is underway on a 96-unit affordable housing project in Saint John. Premier Shawn Graham and Rodney Weston, MP for Saint John, made the announcement.
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Jun 25, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Signed New Brunswick Flag presented to Premier
Canadian Forces troops from New Brunswick signed a New Brunswick flag and sent it to Premier Shawn Graham as a gift. Pictured with the flag are, from left: Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General .....
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Jun 24, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits tourist information centre
Premier Shawn Graham visited the tourism information centre in St. Stephen. Staff members there have been busy welcoming tourists crossing the international border. From left: Patti Seman, Brenda Math .....
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Jun 21, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Expo Kent Centre opens
Federal and provincial officials joined residents of the Sainte-Marie-de-Kent region on June 19 to celebrate the grand opening of a new multi-purpose exhibition facility - Expo Kent Centre. Premier Sh .....
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Jun 21, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Cranberry company officially opens expansion
An expansion to the Atlantic Mist Cranberries Inc. plant officially opened on Saturday, June 19. The expansion improves the company's packaging and freezing capabilities. The event was attended by Pre .....
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Jun 16, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier comments on federal/provincial relations
Premier Shawn Graham commented today on the Telegraph-Journal story on federal/provincial relations.
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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 12, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
R.B. Bennett Commemorative Centre officially opens
The R.B. Bennett Commemorative Centre, which celebrates the life and legacy of Canada's 11th prime minister, officially opened. Bennett was born and raised in the area.
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Jun 4, 2010 - Supply and Services
Fish monitoring on the Petitcodiac River
Premier Shawn Graham and Natural Resources Minister Wally Stiles visited a fish trap in the Petitcodiac River in Salisbury. The trap is being used to track fish species in the river since the causeway .....
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Jun 1, 2010 - Fisheries
Province provides $11 million to help rationalize East Coast lobster fleet
The provincial government will provide $11 million in loan support to help rationalize the East Coast lobster fleet. Premier Shawn Graham made the announcement today.
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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 27, 2010 - Education
Arts, and culture in education (francophone sector)
The importance of incorporating arts and culture into education was reaffirmed by Premier Shawn Graham and Education Minister Roland Haché at educational celebrations today at l'École communautaire Ab .....
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May 19, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Investment in St. George senior's housing project
An investment of $480,000 will be made in the establishment of a senior's housing project.
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May 19, 2010 - Business New Brunswick
New Brunswick becomes Canada's leader in providing high-speed Internet access
A project to provide high-speed Internet access to all parts of the province will be complete two months ahead of schedule, making New Brunswick the first province to have broadband service available .....
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May 18, 2010 - Business New Brunswick
Province provides working capital investment in Innovatia Inc.
The provincial government is supporting growth in Saint John's knowledge industry with payroll rebates for up to 100 new, full-time technology jobs and a working capital loan guarantee at Innovatia In .....
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May 17, 2010 - Health
$650,000 for Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation
The provincial government is investing $650,000 to allow the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation to complete construction of Atlantic Canada's first therapeutic park by this fall.
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May 11, 2010 - Education
Improvement project for École Sainte-Anne and École des Bâtisseurs
The provincial government is investing $330,000 in improvements to École Sainte-Anne and École des Bâtisseurs, two of seven schools in District 1 sharing $808,000 in capital funding in the current fis .....
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May 11, 2010 - Office of the Premier
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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May 7, 2010 - Population Growth Secretariat
Winner of Come Home to New Brunswick contest named
Marc Gabriel, a Fredericton native who moved away and would like to return to the province to live, is the winner of the Come Home to New Brunswick contest.
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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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May 3, 2010 - Social Development
Oasis House opens in Kent County
Victims of domestic violence in the Sainte-Anne-de-Kent area may now receive housing and recovery services for up to one year at Oasis House. The official opening took place on Monday, May 3.
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May 3, 2010 - Social Development
Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation vice-chairs and president named
The four vice chairs and president of the board of directors for the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation have been named by Premier Shawn Graham.
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Apr 29, 2010 - Transportation
Government surpasses 300-km wildlife fencing commitment
The provincial government has surpassed the Charter for Change commitment to install 300 km of wildlife fencing over four years.
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Apr 28, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
$53,000 invested in Campbellton firm
The provincial government is investing $53,000 for new technology equipment at Centre Transmed Center Inc. in Campbellton, to help create 25 new jobs. Premier Shawn Graham made the announcement at the .....
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Apr 26, 2010 - Tourism and Parks
New tourism products, marketing initiatives launched
The provincial government unveiled today its 2010 tourism marketing campaign as well as its new tourism production direction, including the Experience Collection.
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Apr 26, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Construction of civic centre starts
A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to start the construction of the Bouctouche Civic Centre.
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Apr 16, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Closing speech
Premier Shawn Graham delivered the closing speech of the 4th session of the 56th Legislative Assembly.
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Apr 15, 2010 - Education
Government underlines importance of 21st century skills
The need for a shift in thinking about how students are taught, and the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the 21st century, were highlighted by Premier Shawn Graham and Education Minister R .....
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Apr 13, 2010 - Education
Renovated Bouctouche school receives UNESCO designation
Renovations totalling $11.5 million at École Clément-Cormier were officially unveiled today. Premier Shawn Graham participated in the event and announced that the school is the 17th designated francop .....
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Apr 12, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Fisheries Future
Premier Shawn Graham outlined his long-term vision for the New Brunswick fishing industry, during an industry meeting in Moncton, April 12, 2010. The premier was interviewed by Christian Brun, executi .....
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Apr 10, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Investments made in Baie-Sainte-Anne's Aréna Adé Thériault
Residents of Baie-Sainte-Anne and surrounding areas will soon enjoy an improved arena thanks to a combined contribution of $868,000 from the federal and provincial governments.
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Apr 8, 2010 - Transportation
Province signs $580-million Route 1 highway agreement
The provincial government has signed a $580-million public-private-partnership with Dexter Developer General Partnership that will see the Mackay Highway expanded to six lanes and construction of the .....
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Apr 8, 2010 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Premier receives update on construction of Dalhousie Medical School site at UNBSJ
Premier Shawn Graham visited the construction site of the Dalhousie Medical School on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNBSJ). The provincial government will lease 2,520 sq. m .....
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Apr 8, 2010 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Premier receives update on construction at the New Brunswick Community College, Saint John campus
Premier Shawn Graham visited the construction site of the Allied Health Building at the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), Saint John campus. The $16-million building will be the site of programs .....
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Apr 8, 2010 - Health
Administrative, legislative changes to improve health-care system
The provincial government will strengthen health-care services for francophone residents through a series of proposed legislative amendments and administrative changes.
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Apr 1, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier participates in alumni basketball game
Premier Shawn Graham takes a foul shot while playing in an alumni basketball game at Bonar Law Memorial High School in Rexton.
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Apr 1, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Renewed commitment to grow economy, population
A realignment within the provincial government is expected to renew New Brunswick's focus to achieve self-sufficiency by growing the economy and the population.
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Mar 29, 2010 - Education
First Nations youth mentoring project announced
A pilot project encouraging First Nations youth to stay in school so they may develop entrepreneurial training and receive mentoring from the business community will be launched at Bonar Law Memorial .....
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Mar 24, 2010 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick not proceeding with energy agreement
The Government of New Brunswick will not proceed with an energy agreement with Hydro-Québec, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Mar 23, 2010 - Health
New ambulatory care centre opens
The Irving Ambulatory Care Centre at the Moncton Hospital officially opened on Tuesday, March 22.
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Mar 18, 2010 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Progress report issued on post-secondary education plan
A progress report on Be Inspired. Be Ready. Be Better. The Action Plan to Transform Post-Secondary Education in New Brunswick was provided today by Premier Shawn Graham and Post-Secondary Educa .....
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Feb 23, 2010 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Meeting discusses 2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien
The leaders of the three jurisdictions hosting the 2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien, l'Acadie des Terres et Forêts, discussed the event during the recent Council of the Federation mission to Washin .....
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Feb 18, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Innovative music program opens officially
The Beaverbrook Cambiata Centre - the prototype for Sistema New Brunswick's bilingual music program - officially opened today. The centre provides musical instruments and music lessons to children reg .....
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Feb 15, 2010 - Natural Resources
New DNR office is part of greener future
The new $2.5-million district office for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was officially opened in Richibucto. The building incorporates several environmentally friendly features and is the t .....
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Feb 8, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Bell Aliant expands fibre-to-the-home coverage
Premier Shawn Graham congratulated Bell Aliant on extending its broadband network to Bathurst, Miramichi, Greater Moncton and Greater Saint John. The company is investing $85 million in capital costs .....
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Feb 3, 2010 - Education
$1.3 M to repair, improve schools in District 6
The provincial government will invest nearly $1.3 million to repair and improve schools in district 6. It has also committed itself to replacing Kennebecasis Park Elementary School with a new school o .....
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Feb 1, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Report of the advisory panel on energy agreement released
The final report of the Advisory Panel on the Proposed New Brunswick- Québec Electricity Transaction was released today.
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Jan 28, 2010 - Office of the Premier
State of the province address: NB will achieve self-sufficiency through knowledge, opportunity
Building New Brunswick through a focus on knowledge, innovation and opportunity, supported by the three priorities of self-sufficiency, was the theme of the annual state of the province address delive .....
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Jan 25, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier welcomes home a New Brunswick family
Premier Shawn Graham visited members of a repatriated family at their home in St. Andrews on Monday morning to welcome them to New Brunswick after having lived in British Columbia for 12 years. The pr .....
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Jan 25, 2010 - Health
New dialysis unit at Charlotte County Hospital
The provincial government is investing close to $1.4 million in capital and operating funds to establish a satellite dialysis unit at the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen.
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Jan 23, 2010 - Regional Development Corporation
Government unveils action plan for northern New Brunswick
The provincial government will encourage economic growth and new opportunities for northern New Brunswick through a three-year regional plan unveiled by Premier Shawn Graham.
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Jan 21, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier Addresses Agriculture Meeting
Premier Shawn Graham discussed the energy agreement during a meeting of the Agricultural Alliance of NB in Fredericton
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Jan 20, 2010 - Natural Resources
Premier speaks to forest industry leaders
Premier Shawn Graham addressed members of the New Brunswick Forest Products Association at the Forest Industry Leaders annual luncheon hosted by the Department of Natural Resources.
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Jan 20, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Energy Agreement with Quebec
New Brunswick will retain complete ownership and control of its transmission and distribution systems following the conclusion of negotiations of an energy agreement with Québec. The announcement was .....
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Jan 18, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Premier highlights investments in learning
Details of the provincial government's investments in learning will be unveiled in the legislative assembly this week, Premier Shawn Graham announced. Graham made the announcement before visiting Écol .....
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Jan 4, 2010 - Office of the Premier
Renewed commitment to grow economy, population
A realignment within the provincial government is expected to renew New Brunswick's focus to achieve self-sufficiency by growing the economy and the population.
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Dec 21, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier’s year-end address
Premier Shawn Graham delivered his year-end address to New Brunswickers earlier tonight on Rogers Cable.
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Dec 18, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier donates Christmas tree
Premier Shawn Graham recently received a tree from the New Brunswick Christmas Tree Growers Association (NBCTGA). Graham donated the tree to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) .....
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Dec 17, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends book launch
New Brunswick/Nouveau-Brunswick, a book celebrating what it means to be in New Brunswick, was launched today in the council chamber at the legislative assembly. The book shows a variety of New .....
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Dec 11, 2009 - Legislative Assembly
Premier Closes Budget Debate
Premier Shawn Graham closed debate on the 2010-2011 New Brunswick budget.
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Dec 9, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Annual Premier’s open house held at Centennial Building
The annual Premier's open house was held at the Centennial Building in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Minister of Fisheries Rick Doucet, and Minister of Agriculture and Aquaculture Ronald Ouellett .....
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Dec 9, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Priestman School Choir at open house
The Priestman School Choir sang Christmas songs, and delicious festive refreshments were served at the annual open house day held at the Centennial Building today.
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Dec 7, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Port Elgin school-based health centre officially opens
A new school-based health centre has officially opened at the Port Elgin Regional School. Premier Shawn Graham and Health Minister Mary Schryer today joined officials from School District 2 and the H .....
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Dec 4, 2009 - Supply and Services
Provincial Archives website launches historical legislative assembly proceedings
A large addition of historical legislative assembly proceedings has been launched on the Provincial Archives website.
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Dec 4, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier Graham responded to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador premiers’ concerns.
Premier Graham responded to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador premiers’ concerns over the proposed agreement between Hydro-Québec and New Brunswick.
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Nov 27, 2009 - Legislative Assembly
Closing Throne Speech Debate
Premier Shawn Graham closed debate on the Throne Speech at the Legislative Assembly, Nov. 27, 2009.
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Nov 17, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier’s news conference
Premier Shawn Graham outlined initiatives included in the speech from the throne of the fourth session of the 56th Legislature during a news conference in Fredericton today.
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Nov 16, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier discusses proposed agreement with Hydro-Québec
Premier Shawn Graham addressed members of the Kennebecasis Valley Chamber of Commerce and answered their questions on the subject of the proposed agreement with Hydro-Québec today in Quispamsis.
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Nov 10, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Smarter Economic Development
Premier Shawn Graham participated in a round table discussion on economic development and how governments can transform operations and services, making them citizen-centric. Also participating were Ch .....
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Nov 10, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Innovation-intensive economy
Premier Shawn Graham discussed competition in an innovation-intensive economy during a luncheon address at the 2009 Toronto Forum for Global Cities, held Nov. 9-10. The luncheon also included a keynot .....
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Oct 29, 2009 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick and Quebec unveil proposed agreement on energy
New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham and Quebec Premier Jean Charest today unveiled a proposed agreement on energy that would benefit New Brunswickers and Quebecers.
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Oct 19, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Work begins on $2.6-million project for improvements to emergency department at Tracadie-Sheila Hospital
A contract for $1.95 million as part of a $2.6-million project has been awarded to Gloucester Construction for the expansion and renovation of the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital, and work is now underway.
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Oct 15, 2009 - Regional Development Corporation
Canadian Football League game to be played in Moncton
The federal and provincial governments are contributing a total of $1.5 million toward hosting a September 2010 regular season Canadian Football League (CFL) game in Moncton. Premier Shawn Graham, an .....
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Sep 30, 2009 - Office of the Lieutenant-Governor
New lieutenant-governor installed
Graydon Nicholas was installed today as the new lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick during an official ceremony at Government House in Fredericton. The ceremony was hosted by Premier Shawn Graham, w .....
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Sep 21, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Legion Branch 90 to receive investment for renovations
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 90 in Sunny Corner will receive $30,000 from the Regional Development Corporation for renovations to the facility. From left: Premier Shawn Graham; Russell Whitney, bran .....
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Sep 18, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier proclaims Sept. 18-25 as Biotechnology Week in New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham signed a declaration on Thursday, Sept. 17, proclaiming Sept 18-25 as Biotechnology Week in New Brunswick. From left: Graham; and Thor Olesen, chair of the newly formed taskforce .....
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Sep 10, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Ferry services to continue in Belleisle Bay and Village of Gagetown
The provincial government will accept the recommendation of a community working group to continue ferry services in Belleisle Bay and Gagetown, Premier Shawn Graham and Transportation Minister Denis L .....
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Aug 14, 2009 - Intergovernmental Affairs
New Brunswick renews co-operation with Louisiana
Two new bursaries valued at $2,500 each are being established to allow two young Louisiana residents to participate in French immersion programs at the Université de Moncton during the summer. Premier .....
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Aug 7, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Fourth World Acadian Congress officially opens
The fourth World Acadian Congress officially opened on Friday, Aug. 7, in Miscou.
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Aug 7, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Secretary General of la Francophonie Abdou Diouf in Caraquet
Secretary General of la Francophonie Abdou Diouf was in Caraquet on Saturday, Aug. 8 to unveil Abdou Diouf Street and sign the Caraquet guest book.
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Aug 7, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Fourth World Acadian Congress officially opens
Premier Shawn Graham participated in the opening ceremonies of the fourth World Acadian Congress this morning in Miscou. A meeting place in Lamèque was constructed where artists performed, artisans d .....
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Jul 22, 2009 - Social Development
Romero House receives funding
Premier Shawn Graham presented a cheque for $10,000 to Carolyn McNulty, owner and founder of the Romero House soup kitchen, on Tuesday, July 21, in Saint John. From left: Saint John Lancaster MLA Ab .....
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Jul 20, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Fixed wireless high-speed Internet service launched in Kent County
Premier Shawn Graham, Business New Brunswick Minister Victor Boudreau, and officials from Barrett Xplore Inc. were in Bouctouche on Monday, July 20, to launch fixed wireless high-speed Internet servic .....
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Jun 29, 2009 - Finance
Lower taxes to lead to bigger paycheques
New Brunswickers will begin to benefit from the largest one-time tax reduction package ever introduced in the province when tax savings from The Plan for Lower Taxes in New Brunswick are reflected in .....
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Jun 25, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends opening of Acadian Games
Premier Shawn Graham was in Petit-Rocher to participate in the official opening of the 30th Acadian Games, which are being held from June 24-28.
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Jun 25, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Federal and provincial governments help upgrade Petit-Rocher soccer field
An investment of more than $750,000 from the governments of Canada and New Brunswick has improved soccer fields in the Village of Petit-Rocher, and will help it host the 30th Acadian Games. Premier Sh .....
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Jun 25, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier and cabinet sign book of condolence
Premier Shawn Graham and his cabinet today signed the book of condolence for former governor general Roméo LeBlanc, at Old Government House in Fredericton.
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Jun 15, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Government to followup on Commission on Francophone Schools report
The provincial government has initiated a process to followup on the report of the Commission on Francophone Schools. Premier Shawn Graham and Education Minister Kelly Lamrock made the announcement to .....
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May 29, 2009 - Social Development
Federal and provincial governments invest $99 million in affordable housing
The federal and provincial governments today officially signed a renewed Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Program Agreement and an extension of the Housing Renovation Program Agreement. Greg Th .....
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May 25, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Government invests $276,000 in First Nations training
The provincial government will invest more than $276,000 over two years for training and certification under the Work Ability program for the Elsipogtog First Nation. Premier Shawn Graham made the ann .....
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May 13, 2009 - Office of the Premier
New fire truck for Harcourt
Premier Shawn Graham (left) hands over the keys for a new fire truck to Robert Bernard, chief of the Harcourt Fire Department . The vehicle is the first new fire truck for the community since 1976.
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May 12, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier tours stadium construction site
Premier Shawn Graham and officials from the City of Moncton, the Université de Moncton, and the local organizing committee of the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships toured the construction site of t .....
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May 12, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits wind farm
Premier Shawn Graham and Energy Minister Jack Keir visited the 96-megawatt Kent Hills wind farm (outside Riverview) on Monday, May 11, for the project's start-up. The wind farm will be the largest su .....
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May 9, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends official opening of Harcourt Legion
Premier Shawn Graham attended the official opening of the Harcourt Legion on Saturday, May 9, in Harcourt. From left: Patricia Stone, provincial president, ladies' auxiliary; Mavis Cooper, provincial .....
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May 5, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier tours Chocolate Museum
Premier Shawn Graham recently toured the Chocolate Museum in St. Stephen to review the museum’s current expansion project. The Province of New Brunswick is a financial partner in the project. From l .....
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May 5, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier tours site of new seniors campus in Fredericton
Premier Shawn Graham recently visited the site of a new seniors complex currently under construction in Fredericton. The Shannex Parkland Fredericton will feature a 72-bed nursing home, as well assist .....
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May 4, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier tours site of new conference centre in Fredericton
Premier Shawn Graham visited the construction site of the conference centre being built in downtown Fredericton. The provincial government is a financial partner in the project, being led by ADI Inter .....
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Apr 2, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits Toronto to promote New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham addressed the Toronto business community at a luncheon hosted by the Economic Club of Canada. The luncheon was followed by a series of private meetings.
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Mar 18, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Minister Verner
Premier Shawn Graham met today with federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Josée Verner in Fredericton.
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Mar 12, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Province investing $1.5 million to maintain wetlands
The provincial government will contribute $1.5 million to a new fund dedicated to maintaining the province's wetlands, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Mar 11, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with self-sufficiency round table members on March 11
Premier Shawn Graham met with the Round Table on Self-Sufficiency, which met for the first time on Wednesday, March 11. Graham said the members of the round table will play a key role in shaping the d .....
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Feb 27, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Governments invest in rural infrastructure
Federal, provincial and municipal governments have joined forces to help New Brunswick communities meet their infrastructure needs with a combined $57.3-million investment in 32 community infrastructu .....
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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 24, 2009 - Fisheries
Seafood conference held in Moncton
Premier Shawn Graham and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet attended the first New Brunswick Seafood Conference, which took place Feb. 23-24 at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton. The Premier was the .....
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Feb 24, 2009 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia premiers agree to reduce regulatory barriers
An agreement has been signed by Premier Shawn Graham and Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald to strengthen the economies of both provinces by reducing barriers to business, trade and skilled labour.
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Feb 10, 2009 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Atlantic premiers' mission to Alberta
Premier Shawn Graham, representatives of the other Atlantic provinces and businesspeople from the region met on Monday, Feb. 9, with Alberta business and community leaders at a luncheon hosted by the .....
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Feb 3, 2009 - Business New Brunswick
Government to extend high-speed Internet access
The provincial government is working with Barrett Xplore Inc. to ensure that the remaining 10 per cent of households and businesses in New Brunswick without high-speed Internet access will have it by .....
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Jan 30, 2009 - Office of the Premier
Government releases long-term management approach for Crown forests
A new long-term management approach for Crown forests that balances ecological and economic priorities was released today by the Government of New Brunswick. The announcement was made by Premier Shawn .....
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Jan 29, 2009 - Office of the Premier
State of the province address: 2009 will see strong and determined leadership
Government will provide strong and determined leadership in 2009, and will use smart investments and financial restraint to stimulate the economy and weather the current financial downturn. That was t .....
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Jan 27, 2009 - Education
Family Literacy Day celebrated in New Brunswick
Children are celebrating Family Literacy Day today with Premier Shawn Graham and Education Minister Kelly Lamrock.
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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 12, 2008 - Legislative Assembly
Provincial Christmas tree officially lit
Hundreds of people braved chilly temperatures to enjoy musical entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus at the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at the Legislative Assembly.
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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 25, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier’s news conference
Premier Shawn Graham outlined initiatives included in the speech from the throne of the third session of the 56th Legislature during a news conference in Fredericton today.
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Nov 12, 2008 - Office of the Premier
New Cabinet Ministers
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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Oct 30, 2008 - Energy
Premier and Energy Minister tour wind farm
Premier Shawn Graham and Energy Minister Jack Keir recently toured the 96-megawatt wind farm being built at Kent Hills (outside Riverview) by TransAlta Corp. The wind farm will be the largest such fa .....
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Oct 29, 2008 - Office of the Lieutenant-Governor
2008 Order of New Brunswick recipients
The 2008 Order of New Brunswick recipients were presented with medals today at Old Government House by Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson and Premier Shawn Graham. Front row, from left: Eldred Savoie; M .....
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Oct 18, 2008 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Francophonie Summit
Premier Shawn Graham participated in several bilateral meetings during the recent Francophonie Summit in Quebec. Photo: Premier Graham met Burkina Faso President S.E. Monsieur Blaise Campaoré and S.E. .....
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Oct 8, 2008 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Premier, minister congratulate Olympic / Paralympic participants
A congratulatory reception was held at Old Government House in honour of New Brunswick's participants at the 2008 Olympic / Paralympic Games in Beijing, China. From left: Hédard Albert, minister of we .....
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Sep 22, 2008 - Regional Development Corporation
Province invests in job creation at St. Ignace Wood Truss Ltd.
An investment of $300,000 will be made for productivity improvements and to create 26 jobs at St. Ignace Wood Truss Ltd. in Richibucto, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. From left: Graham; Angélin .....
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Sep 22, 2008 - Business New Brunswick
Province provides support for a Scoudouc value-added food processor
The provincial government is providing a loan and a loan guarantee to maintain more than 95 jobs at Ocean Pier Inc. The assistance will help the company expand and make productivity improvements. Prem .....
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Sep 18, 2008 - Regional Development Corporation
$2.5-million investment made in Groupe Savoie
An investment of $2.5 million will be made to enhance productivity and increase competitiveness at Groupe Savoie's operations in Saint-Quentin and Kedgwick. Premier Shawn Graham made the announcement .....
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Aug 13, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Special Care Home Week in New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham has officially declared the third week of August to be Special Care Home Week in New Brunswick. From left: Janice Seely, president, New Brunswick Special Care Home Association; G .....
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Aug 11, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Construction underway throughout southeastern New Brunswick
About $67 million in highway construction is being carried out by the Department of Transportation throughout southeastern New Brunswick this summer.
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Aug 6, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier responds to action committee report, makes funding announcement
The government's response to recommendations by the Short Term Action Committee was released today in Miramichi by Premier Shawn Graham, who also made a job creation announcement concerning FatKat Ani .....
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Aug 5, 2008 - Regional Development Corporation
Province makes additional investment in Tri-County Complex
The province is investing an additional $1-million towards construction of the Tri-County Complex, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Aug 5, 2008 - Education
Consultation results in improved French second-language programming
A new entry point to French immersion in Grade 3, an introduction to French language and culture for all students in kindergarten and early grades, and more options for French instruction in high scho .....
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Jul 7, 2008 - Supply and Services
Province invests $20 million for Phase 1 of Petitcodiac River restoration
Work to restore the Petitcodiac River will begin with $20 million in funding from the province over the next two years, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Jun 27, 2008 - Business New Brunswick
Flakeboard Co. receives assistance for facility upgrades
The provincial government is providing Flakeboard Co. with a $6.7-million term loan to install a newly developed dry resin system in its St. Stephen facility, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Jun 27, 2008 - Business New Brunswick
Cooke Aquaculture Inc. expands operations
Cooke Aquaculture is expanding its St. George aquaculture and fish processing operations, creating 230 new jobs supported by a $3-million forgivable loan, Premier Shawn Graham announced here today.
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Jun 26, 2008 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Plan for transformation of post-secondary education unveiled
A transformation of community colleges and apprenticeship, the establishment of graduate schools, and student financing strategies were some of the highlights as the government released Be Inspired .....
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Jun 25, 2008 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Financial support for organization of 2009 World Acadian Congress
The New Brunswick government will contribute an additional $800,000 toward the organization of the 2009 World Acadian Congress, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. From left: Denis Landry, ministe .....
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Jun 25, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Government supports Fraser Papers facility upgrades
The New Brunswick government will provide secured loans to Fraser Papers Inc. to support upgrades of its facilities in the province. Premier Shawn Graham made the announcement with other government an .....
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Jun 23, 2008 - Business New Brunswick
TD Insurance to add 200 new jobs in Saint John
A total of 200 jobs will be created as TD Insurance Home and Auto expands its Saint John client service centre and establishes a new national claims response centre. Premier Shawn Graham made the anno .....
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Jun 13, 2008 - Business New Brunswick
AV Nackawic invests in facility upgrades
The provincial government is assisting AV Nackawic in converting its equipment from the current process of producing paper pulp to dissolving it, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Jun 10, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Government to partner with Dalhousie and University of New Brunswick to train doctors
An agreement to bring an English-language, distributed medical education program to New Brunswick was officially signed today by the Government of New Brunswick, Dalhousie University and the Universit .....
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May 8, 2008 - Office of the Premier
McKenna receives honorary New Brunswick Ambassador certificate
Premier Shawn Graham (left) presents TD Bank Financial Group deputy chairman Frank McKenna with his honorary New Brunswick Ambassador certificate, officially welcoming him to the Ambassador Program. .....
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May 4, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Flood Recovery Program
The Government of New Brunswick has announced a detailed recovery program for victims of recent flooding along the St. John River system.
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May 1, 2008 - River Watch
Flood Update
Premier Shawn Graham and Andy Morton (left), deputy director, N.B. Emergency Measures Organization, brief reporters on the current flooding situation along the St. John River basin. People living or w .....
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Apr 18, 2008 - Office of the Premier
April 21 is Lions Appreciation Day
Premier Shawn Graham declared April 21, 2008 Lions Appreciation Day in New Brunswick, in honour and recognition of the work of the Lions Clubs of New Brunswick and around the world. A number of member .....
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Apr 16, 2008 - Office of the Premier
2007 Council of the Federation Literacy Awards
Premier Shawn Graham marked New Brunswick Literacy Day by presenting the 2007 Council of the Federation Literacy Awards at a meeting of Provincial Literacy Partners today in Fredericton. From left: .....
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Apr 10, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Dalhousie and surrounding area to receive $12 million to help kick-start local economy
Funding of $12 million will be established to assist in the creation and implementation of a Community Action Plan (CAP) in Dalhousie and the surrounding area.
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Apr 4, 2008 - Energy
Benefits Blueprint Team unveils recommendations for major initiatives
Benefits Blueprint, a broad-based community initiative funded by the Government of Canada, Government of New Brunswick and Irving Oil Ltd., today unveiled 16 recommendations designed to optimize econo .....
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Apr 4, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Elsipogtog First Nation chief
Premier Shawn Graham and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ed Doherty met today with Jessie John Simon, newly elected chief of the Elsipogtog First Nation at the Legislative Assembly. From left: Graham; Sim .....
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Apr 4, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with CUPE president
Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), met informally with Premier Shawn Graham and Human Resources Minister Wally Stiles while visiting New Brunswick recentl .....
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Mar 19, 2008 - Natural Resources
Sod-turning ceremony
A sod-turning ceremony took place today at Potash Corp’s Picadilly project in Sussex. From left: Mark Fracchia, general manager of PotashCorp’s New Brunswick operation; Garth Moore, president, Potash .....
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Feb 29, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier helps kick off Luxor Fezeroo fundraising campaign
Premier Shawn Graham (left) met with Danny Bird, Potentate of the Luxor Shriners recently, and bought a ticket to kick off the Shriners' annual Luxor Fezeroo fundraising campaign. Proceeds from ticke .....
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Feb 22, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier turns 40
Government employees gathered at the Centennial Building in Fredericton to offer birthday wishes to Premier Shawn Graham, who recently turned 40. The premier and his wife Roxanne Reeves served cake an .....
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Feb 21, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier and minister have productive meetings in Toronto
Premier Shawn Graham and Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne are very enthusiastic following their visit to Toronto. The two had a series of very positive business meetings with companies in th .....
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Feb 18, 2008 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Official visit to New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham welcomed to Fredericton today His Excellency Dorian Prince, left, ambassador and head of the delegation of the European Commission to Canada. Prince is in Fredericton to meet with .....
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Feb 14, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits State of Maine
Premier Shawn Graham was in the State of Maine this week, and addressed the Bangor Chamber of Commerce, as well as the state legislature. He is pictured with Maine Governor John Baldacci (right).
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Feb 1, 2008 - Regional Development Corporation
$1.5-million investment made in Expo-Kent exhibition centre
A $1.5-million project to build a new multi-purpose exhibition centre for the Kent County Agricultural Fair Association was announced today. From left: Gary Hudson, president, Kent County Agricultural .....
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Jan 31, 2008 - Office of the Premier
State of the Province Address: 2008 to be a turning point for province
Government will take action to transform New Brunswick's economy, workforce, relationships and government in 2008. That was the theme of the annual State of the Province Address delivered today by Pre .....
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Jan 31, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Province of New Brunswick introduces updated brand
The New Brunswick government introduced its updated brand for the province.
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Jan 31, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Updated New Brunswick brand
The New Brunswick government introduced its updated brand for the province. In addition to a more modern version of the wordmark, bilingual tagline: Be…in this place • Être... ici on le peut, a .....
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Jan 29, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Atlantic Cabinets Meet
Premiers and ministers from the four Atlantic provinces met at Mount Allison University in Sackville. The meeting included presentations and discussions on a number of topics under four themes: demogr .....
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Jan 22, 2008 - Energy
New 49.5 MW wind farm to be constructed in Lamèque
Acciona Energy has been selected to construct a 49.5 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Lamèque, Premier Shawn Graham and Energy Minister Jack Keir have announced.
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Jan 10, 2008 - Intergovernmental Affairs
New Community Development Trust to help Canadians adjust to global economic volatility
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham today announced that the Government of Canada will provide New Brunswick with $30 million as part of a new national Community Devel .....
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Dec 21, 2007 - Supply and Services
Province will lease new office tower from City of Fredericton
Premier Shawn Graham announced today that the Province will enter into a lease agreement with the City of Fredericton for about 13,500 square metres (150,000 square feet) of space in a new office towe .....
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Dec 13, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Contribution agreement to address spinal cord injury services
The provincial government has officially signed a five-year contribution agreement to address spinal cord injury services in New Brunswick. The agreement was signed by Premier Shawn Graham at a ceremo .....
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Dec 7, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Tree-lighting ceremony at Legislative Assembly
Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson and his wife Marcia Babineau, along with Premier Shawn Graham and his wife Roxanne Reeves, recently took part in the tree-lighting ceremony at the Legislative Assembly. .....
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Dec 7, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Canada and New Brunswick sign $541.6-million infrastructure agreement
The governments of Canada and New Brunswick today announced the signing of the Canada-New Brunswick Framework Agreement worth $541.6 million under Building Canada, the Government of Canada's new long- .....
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Dec 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Holiday open house held in Fredericton
The Office of the Premier hosted the annual holiday open house on Thursday, Dec. 6, in the lobby of the Centennial Building.
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Dec 5, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Presentation of Christmas tree
Stan Hunter from Taymouth, representing the Association of Christmas Tree Growers, presents a pine Christmas tree to Premier Shawn Graham. The premier then donated the tree to Chrysalis House, a resid .....
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Dec 3, 2007 - Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons
Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons releases Action Plan Strategy Report
Timed to coincide with the United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons on Dec. 3, the Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons today released their new Disability Action Plan Strat .....
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Nov 27, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier’s news conference
Premier Shawn Graham outlined initiatives included in the speech from the throne of the second session of the 56th Legislature during a news conference in Fredericton today.
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Nov 23, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Release of Our Action Plan to be Self-Sufficient in New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham today released Our Action Plan To Be Self-Sufficient in New Brunswick, the government's plan to move New Brunswick toward self-sufficiency.
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Nov 7, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Students go to work at Centennial Building
Premier Shawn Graham met with a group of Grade 9 students today, Nov. 7, as part of Take Our Kids to Work day. The students are all children of employees who work in the Centennial Building in .....
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Nov 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends official opening
Premier attends official opening Premier Shawn Graham checks out the inside of a Brun-Way plow at the official opening of the Trans-Canada Highway Project. The $543.8 million project was constructed .....
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Nov 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
50th anniversary for Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre
Premier Shawn Graham recently participated in the 50th anniversary of the Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre in Fredericton. The premier, along with Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside, left, presented a .....
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Oct 31, 2007 - Executive Council Office
Additions, changes to cabinet aimed at implementing self-sufficiency
Premier Shawn Graham today announced additions and changes to cabinet intended to better position government to implement the government's self-sufficiency agenda.
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Oct 25, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Launch of Business Administration Activator Program
Premier Shawn Graham visited today the launch of the UNB Faculty of Business Administration Activator Program. This program will provide MBA students with on the job training with local entrepreneurs. .....
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Oct 18, 2007 - Finance
Leading economists address forum
Two leading economists, Jack Mintz and Brendan Walsh, spoke to government members and officials and New Brunswick leaders in business and academia about the role of taxes in transforming the economy, .....
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Oct 10, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Investment in waterfront development project
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $300,000 toward the construction of a waterfront amphitheatre in Campbellton, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. From left: Roy Boudreau, MLA for Campbel .....
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Oct 10, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
New storage facilities at Port of Belledune
The Province of New Brunswick is investing more than $2.44 million toward the construction of two new storage facilities at the Port of Belledune in Belledune, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. Fr .....
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Oct 2, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Sod-turning ceremony for aquatic and sports centre
Dieppe Mayor Achille Maillet, centre, and Premier Shawn Graham dug the first hole for the construction of the Dieppe Aquatic and Sports Centre. Also attending the ceremony were children from the Plati .....
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Sep 19, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Commissioner on the future of local governance appointed
Jean-Guy Finn was appointed today as commissioner on the future of local governance, by Premier Shawn Graham. The one-year appointment responds to a recommendation of the Task Force on Self-Sufficienc .....
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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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Sep 7, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Snowbirds
Three members of the Snowbirds, Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron met Premier Shawn Graham recently at the Charlo Airport. The Snowbirds performed at the Charlo Air Show. From left: Lt. .....
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Aug 16, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Red Lobster executives visit New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet met with executives of Red Lobster in Caraquet on Wednesday, Aug. 15. The officials from the restaurant chain were in the province to learn more .....
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Aug 14, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier announces support for Miramichi region
Premier Shawn Graham today announced a commitment to a new community action committee, and the appointment of personnel within Business New Brunswick to be tasked with Miramichi files. The premier als .....
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Aug 13, 2007 - Transportation
New exit ramp to be built on Route 1
A new exit ramp connecting Route 1 to Ashburn Lake Road in Saint John will be built, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. From left: Saint John Mayor Norm McFarlane, Premier Shawn Graham, Transportat .....
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Aug 10, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Closing News Conference
Canada's provincial and territorial premiers participated in the closing news conference during the 2007 Council of the Federation meetings in Moncton. They released a document titled Climate Chang .....
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Aug 10, 2007 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
MOU - Vancouver 2010 Games
A memorandum of understanding regarding New Brunswick’s participation in the upcoming 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver was signed this morning by Premier Shawn Graham (left) and J .....
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Aug 9, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Focus on Energy
New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham (left) and Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach discuss energy and answer questions from journalists following the first day of meetings at the 2007 Council of the Federation .....
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Aug 9, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Premiers Meet
Canada's provincial and territorial premiers gather in Moncton for the 2007 Council of the Federation annual meeting.
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Aug 9, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Premiers Meet
Energy and the environment are expected to dominate discussions as Canada's provincial and territorial premiers gather in Moncton for the 2007 Council of the Federation annual meeting.
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Aug 9, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
A Running Start
Canada's provincial and territorial premiers started the day with an early morning jog Thursday as the 2007 Council of the Federation meetings get under way in Moncton. Energy and the environment will .....
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Aug 7, 2007 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick Day 2007
Premier Shawn Graham enjoys a lighthearted moment with a young New Brunswick Day celebrant while passing out New Brunswick flags and pins at the backyard party held on the grounds of Old Government Ho .....
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Aug 7, 2007 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick Day 2007
Premier Shawn Graham and Miss New Brunswick International Amanda Corey in the military helicopter which was on display at the official New Brunswick Day ceremonies held in Rexton on Monday, Aug. 6.
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Jul 20, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Province helps secure $1.7-billion investment in new Sussex potash facility
A new $1.7-billion, 2-million tonne mine and expanded milling operation in the Sussex area will create 140 full-time positions upon completion, and preserve the 330 jobs at the current Sussex mine. Pr .....
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Jul 10, 2007 - Business New Brunswick
Premier helps UPS celebrate 100 years in business
New Brunswick's premier and the president of UPS Canada recently celebrated the corporation's centennial. Premier Shawn Graham, right, and Mike Tierney attended an event at UPS's Accounting office in .....
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Jun 26, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Youngsters meet Prime Minister
Premier Shawn Graham invited two youngsters from Kent County to meet Prime Minister Stephen Harper on their first day of summer vacation. From left: Riley Cail, Prime Minister Harper, Ben Mundle and P .....
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Jun 25, 2007 - Business New Brunswick
Government supports creation of more than 200 jobs in Miramichi
Hostopia.com will establish a customer interaction centre in Miramichi which will create 207 new jobs, Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne announced today. From left: Bill Fraser (MLA - Miramic .....
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Jun 25, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Prime Minister Harper visits Legislature
Premier Shawn Graham and Prime Minister Stephen Harper met today at the New Brunswick Legislature and discussed the Province's self-sufficiency agenda.
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Jun 25, 2007 - Transportation
Governments invest $414 million in National Highway System
Highway construction on New Brunswick's National Highway System will start this year. These highway projects will be financed through a $414 million cost-shared agreement over the next 10 years. Pict .....
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Jun 23, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Two new soccer fields in Edmundston
An additional investment of $150,000 will be made by the Province of New Brunswick to construct two new soccer fields in Edmundston. From left: Benoit Belanger, president of Soccer Edmundston, Premier .....
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Jun 22, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Historic bilateral agreement signed
A new era in Aboriginal-provincial relations was ushered in today with the signing of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Province of New Brunswick Relationship Building Bilateral Agreement in a ceremony at the Le .....
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Jun 18, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Productive meetings on first days of premier's mission to France
Since his arrival in France, Premier Shawn Graham has been busy meeting with representatives of the energy sector and the International Organization of the Francophonie. He is pictured with and Anne .....
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Jun 15, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Productive meetings on first days of premier's mission to France
Since his arrival in France, Premier Shawn Graham has been busy meeting with representatives of the energy sector and the International Organization of the Francophonie. The premier, left, and the S .....
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Jun 12, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier on trade mission in Atlanta
Premier Shawn Graham is taking part this week in a trade mission in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Jun 12, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits UPS headquarters in Atlanta
Premier Shawn Graham recently visited the corporate headquarters of UPS as part of a business mission in Atlanta. He is pictured with UPS president Alan Gershenhorn.
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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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Jun 6, 2007 - Business New Brunswick
TD Insurance to add 100 new jobs at Saint John Client Service Centre
TD Insurance Home and Auto will expand its Saint John operation which is expected to create 100 new jobs, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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Jun 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Camp Day fundraiser
Premier Shawn Graham, Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne and Rick Miles (MLA – Fredericton Silverwood), centre, participated in the annual Camp Day fundraiser with staff at Tim Horton’s on Kin .....
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Jun 5, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Students visit Legislature
Premier Shawn Graham and Family and Community Services Minister Carmel Robichaud met with a grade-four Social Studies class from École CSC La Fontaine in Néguac, accompanied by their teacher Linda Jea .....
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Jun 5, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Young hero visits Legislature
Premier Shawn Graham, left, and Rick Miles (MLA – Fredericton Silverwood), right, met today with four-year-old Xaviar Johnson and his mother Suzannah at the Legislative Assembly. Xaviar is a resident .....
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Jun 5, 2007 - Education
New vision for public education in New Brunswick
A new plan for public education in New Brunswick was unveiled today by Premier Shawn Graham and Education Minister Kelly Lamrock. When Kids Come First is government's vision for building the be .....
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Jun 1, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Students from La Villa des Amis visit Legislature
Premier Shawn Graham and Claude Landry (MLA-Tracadie-Sheila) met with a group of students in grades 5 and 6 from La Villa des Amis from Tracadie Beach during a visit to the Legislative Assembly in Fre .....
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May 31, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Expansion for Portage Atlantic Residential Treatment Centre
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $3.25 million to expand and upgrade the Portage Atlantic Residential Treatment Centre at Cassidy Lake.
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May 31, 2007 - Business New Brunswick
244 new jobs to be created as Rogers expands Moncton contact centre
An expansion of the Rogers Communications Customer Care Centre is expected to create 244 new jobs, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.
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May 30, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Visit by Ambassador of France
New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham met today with Daniel Jouanneau, Ambassador of France in Canada.
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May 28, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Funding for Poley Mountain
Premier Shawn Graham recently announced funding of $100,000 to help Poley Mountain Resorts Ltd. implement its long-range development plan. Pictured, Premier Graham and Stephen Moffett, president of Po .....
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May 25, 2007 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Plans for new trades facility unveiled at CCNB Dieppe
Details were revealed today about a $1.8 million expansion of the Dieppe campus of the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) by Premier Shawn Graham. From left: Premier Graham, CCNB-Dieppe .....
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May 25, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Significant investments in tourism infrastructure part of 10 major commitments to self-sufficiency
Premier Shawn Graham responded to 10 more recommendations of the Self-Sufficiency Task Force this morning in Beresford at a breakfast address hosted by Enterprise Chaleur.
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May 25, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends Envirothon event
Premier Shawn Graham recently took part in the opening ceremonies for Envirothon NB, an environmental education competition. Thirteen teams of students from throughout the province were tested on thei .....
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May 24, 2007 - Public Safety
75th Anniversary of RCMP service in New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham and Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General John Foran paid tribute to 'J' Division's Royal Canadian Mounted Police during proceedings in the legislature today, in celebratio .....
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May 24, 2007 - Public Safety
75th Anniversary of RCMP service in New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham, front, and Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General John W. Foran inspect troops of the RCMP Honour Guard during proceedings at the Legislative Assembly in celebration of the .....
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May 22, 2007 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Grant for Music NB
Premier Shawn Graham attended Music NB Week festivities recently in St. Andrews, and also took the opportunity to present the first instalment of Music NB’s $100,000 annual operating grant to presiden .....
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May 16, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Walk to Liberia campaign
Students at Nashwaaksis Middle School in Fredericton recently launched the "Walk to Liberia", a fundraising and awareness campaign for the plight of the people of Liberia, West Africa. Front: students .....
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May 15, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Carleton County students visit Legislative Assembly
Premier Shawn Graham met with students from Carleton County recently at the Legislative Assembly. The students were on a visit to Fredericton to observe the legislative proceedings.
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May 15, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Governor General visits Legislature
Governor General Michaëlle Jean and her husband Jean-Daniel Lafond sign the Legislative Assembly guest book during their first official visit to the province. The Governor General also addressed the 5 .....
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May 15, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Governor General visits New Brunswick
Governor General Michaëlle Jean is on an official visit to New Brunswick this week. The Governor General was accompanied by Premier Shawn Graham and his wife Roxanne Reeves during a welcoming ceremony .....
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May 10, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier makes key commitments to self-sufficiency recommendations
The appointment of a deputy minister for self-sufficiency, the appointment of a commissioner to examine and make recommendations on the structure of local government and the creation of a new seed cap .....
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May 4, 2007 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Team NB presents flag
Canada Games hockey player Chris Eagles, right, recently presented Premier Shawn Graham with a New Brunswick flag bearing the signatures of all members of Team NB’s hockey team.
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May 2, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Students visit Legislative Assembly
A group of students from James M. Hill Memorial High School from Miramichi visited the Legislative Assembly in Fredericton today. Accompanied by their teachers, Mary Ann Riordon-Barry, Mary Beth Losie .....
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Apr 27, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends official opening of STU addition
Premier Shawn Graham attended the official opening of the newest addition to the St. Thomas campus today. The newly constructed building has been named Margaret Norrie-McCain Hall. An education and fa .....
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Apr 25, 2007 - Legislative Assembly
Students visit Legislative Assembly
A group of 62 students from Ecole Polyvalente A.M. Sormany recently visited the Legislative Assembly in Fredericton. Accompanied by their teacher, Simon Nadeau, the students from grades 11 and 12 are .....
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Apr 18, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier welcomes Excellence in the Arts Awards recipients
Premier Shawn Graham welcomed this year’s recipients of the New Brunswick Arts Board's Excellence in the Arts Awards at the Legislature on Wednesday, April 18. From left: Luc Michaud; Serge Patrice Th .....
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Apr 4, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Commemorative ceremony
A commemorative ceremony for the 90th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy was held today at the Legislative Assembly. Pictured: Michael Carr, 13, War Amps Champ, with Premier Shawn Graham.
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Apr 4, 2007 - Regional Development Corporation
Three economic development projects for Bouctouche region
The Bouctouche region will see investments of $342,858 in three economic development projects, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. Funding for the projects will come from the Regional Development Co .....
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Apr 4, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Symposium participants visit Legislature
A symposium, entitled Learning: From the Classroom to Combat, takes place April 3 -4 at CFB Gagetown. Prior to the event, several participants met with government representatives at the Legisla .....
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Apr 3, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Shriners
Premier Shawn Graham, right, and Rick Brewer (MLA -Southwest Miramichi ), left , met today with Darrell Munn, Potentate of the Luxor Shriners. Munn was in Fredericton to launch the 2007 annual fundra .....
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Mar 27, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with U.S. Ambassador
Premier Shawn Graham (right) met with U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins at the American Embassy during his visit to Ottawa Tuesday. The meetings included discussions on the Passamaquoddy Bay LNG terminals .....
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Mar 27, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier delivers keynote address
Premier Shawn Graham (left) delivered a keynote address at the Canada 2020 & Crossing Boundaries Conference on Progressive Governance Tuesday. He is pictured with conference co-chairs Senator Hugh S .....
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Mar 22, 2007 - Fisheries
Premier and minister visit Grand Manan
Premier Shawn Graham, centre, and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, right, were recently guest speakers at the annual general meeting of the Grand Manan Fishermens' Association. Following the meeting, t .....
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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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Mar 15, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Canada/U.S. partnership calls for exploration of passport options
A group of Canadian politicians recently joined American business leaders to urge the departments of State (State) and Homeland Security (DHS) to explore alternatives to a passport before implementing .....
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Mar 15, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Governor of Massuchusetts
Premier Shawn Graham, right, recently met with Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts to discuss several issues of mutual interest between New Brunswick and Massachusetts.
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Mar 1, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier Graham attends Ducks Unlimited annual dinner
Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Darryl Sittler, left, and Premier Shawn Graham attended the Ducks Unlimited annual dinner in Fredericton on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
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Mar 1, 2007 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Provincial Capital Commission board of directors named
The first board of directors for the New Brunswick Provincial Capital Commission was named today during a ceremony at Old Government House in Fredericton. Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson, Premier Shawn .....
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Feb 21, 2007 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Premier Graham welcomes Governor of Maine to New Brunswick
Premier Shawn Graham welcomed to Fredericton today Governor of Maine, John E. Baldacci, right, who addressed the members of the legislature, then visited Saint John, where he was guest speaker at the .....
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Feb 19, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Investments and job creation in Acadian Peninsula, extension of fund
Investments totaling close to $5.5 million, including an additional $5-million to extend the Acadian Peninsula Economic Development Fund for the region, were announced today by Premier Shawn Graham.
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Feb 19, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Officials meet to discuss company's future
Premier Shawn Graham and Natural Resources Minister Donald Arseneault met with officials from Bowater Inc. recently to discuss the future of the company's Dalhousie mill. From left: Daniel Laberge, e .....
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Feb 16, 2007 - La Francophonie
Province supports preparations for the Francophone arts and culture summit
Premier Shawn Graham and Hédard Albert, the Minister of Human Resources and Minister responsible for the Francophonie, presented a cheque for $200,000 to Carmen Gibbs, the Executive Director of the As .....
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Feb 15, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Annual State of the Province Address
Self-sufficiency was theme of the 31st State of the Province Address delivered by Premier Shawn Graham. The annual event is hosted by the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce.
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Feb 9, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier congratulates leader in Chinese education
2007 marks the 10th anniversary of the international education partnership between New Brunswick and China. During a visit to the Legislature, Premier Shawn Graham congratulated Dr. Francis Pang, pres .....
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Feb 7, 2007 - Supply and Services
Florenceville DNR office earns 'gold' for green building performance
The new $1.3 million Natural Resources district ranger office in Florenceville recently earned 'gold certification' for green building performance from the Canada Green Building Council. Left to righ .....
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Feb 6, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier's news conference
Premier Shawn Graham outlined initiatives included in the first Speech from the Throne of the 56th Legislature during a news conference in Fredericton today.
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Feb 2, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends Red Friday rally
Premier Shawn Graham, right, talks with Gen. Rick Hillier, Chief of Defence Staff, at the Red Friday rally held recently at CFB Gagetown. The rally was a family event in support of Canadian troops who .....
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Jan 31, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Meeting between Premier and National Chief
Premier Shawn Graham met with Phil Fontaine, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and other representatives recently in Fredericton. From left: Rick Simon, regional chief of AFN of Ne .....
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Jan 26, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Atlantic Premiers / Trade mission to Alberta
Premier Shawn Graham and the Atlantic premiers led a delegation of 30 companies from their regions to explore potential partnerships with Alberta firms.
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Jan 26, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Atlantic Premiers / Trade mission to Alberta
Premier Shawn Graham and the Atlantic premiers are leading a delegation of 30 companies from their regions to explore potential partnerships with Alberta firms.
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Jan 24, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits Olivier Soapery
Premier Shawn Graham recently toured the Olivier Soapery, Canada’s Soap Economuseum, in Sainte-Anne-de-Kent. The Olivier Soapery is a living museum of the traditional craft of soap-making in the early .....
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Jan 19, 2007 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Premier announces NB Commission on Post-Secondary Education
Premier Shawn Graham today fulfilled another government commitment with the launch of the Commission on Post-Secondary Education in New Brunswick. From left: commission Executive Director Léandre Désj .....
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Jan 16, 2007 - Self-Sufficiency Task Force
Premier announces Self-Sufficiency Task Force
Premier Shawn Graham today announced details of the Self-Sufficiency Task Force. Co-chaired by Francis McGuire and Gilles Lepage, the task force will assess the economic and fiscal challenges facing t .....
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Jan 11, 2007 - Office of the Premier
Visit to Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham recently toured the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Many New Brunswick students attend the college.
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Dec 15, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier presented with Christmas tree
Joseph Trevors, left, presents Premier Shawn Graham with the 2006 winner of the provincial tree competition held by the New Brunswick Christmas Tree Growers Co-op Ltd. Graham is donating the tree to .....
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Dec 12, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Innovation Foundation Seed Equity Fund successful in launching new businesses
Three new business ventures have been launched through the support of the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) under its Seed Equity Fund. Robert MacLeod, NBIF acting chairman, announced today .....
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Dec 5, 2006 - Social Development
Task force to examine challenges facing non-profit sector
Premier Shawn Graham announced today that Claudette Bradshaw will be the lead member of the Community Non-Profit Task Force, which will have a mandate to make recommendations to ensure that the work a .....
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Dec 4, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Agreement reached with insurance industry results in savings for consumers
A deal has been reached between the insurance industry and the provincial government that will see premiums drop by an average of 13.5 per cent by March 1, 2007. The reduction in premiums will result .....
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Nov 28, 2006 - Education
New Brunswick receives national recognition for inclusive education system
New Brunswick’s inclusive education system has earned national recognition. Premier Shawn Graham today was presented with a certificate of achievement from the Canadian Association for Community Livi .....
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Nov 20, 2006 - Transportation
Year-round fourth trip for Grand Manan ferry users
A ferry will operate four times daily year-round between the island of Grand Manan and the mainland, starting Saturday, Nov. 18. Premier Shawn Graham joined Transportation Minister Denis Landry and F .....
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Nov 18, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Province provides support for Precision Nuclear Inc.
Precision Nuclear Inc., a manufacturing facility based in Mactaquac , will receive support from the Province of New Brunswick as it undertakes a contract for work on the refurbishment of the Point Lep .....
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Nov 1, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Take Our Kids to Work Day
Thousands of Grade 9 students in New Brunswick will accompany a parent to work today for Take Our Kids to Work Day. Pictured, Premier Shawn Graham, pilot Glyn Morgan and student Katelyn Armstrong.
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Oct 30, 2006 - Office of the Premier
N. B. Innovation Foundation invests $250K in aquaculture technology developer
The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has completed a $250,000 equity investment in Open Ocean Systems Inc, a newly established Saint John-based company. From left: Barrie Black, NBIF Preside .....
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Oct 27, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Visit to Groupe Savoie Inc.
Premier Shawn Graham and Natural Resources Minister Don Arseneault recently toured the Groupe Savoie plant in Saint-Quentin. The company is a global producer of hardwood forest products.
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Oct 26, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Bernard Richard to serve as Child and Youth Advocate
Bernard Richard has accepted an appointment as the first Child and Youth Advocate, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. The appointment of Richard, who is also the Ombudsman of New Brunswick, is effe .....
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Oct 25, 2006 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Premier Graham meets with Consul General of the U.S.
Premier Shawn Graham met today with the Consul General of the United States, Harold Foster, right, to discuss current issues in the Canada-U.S. bilateral relationship and their impact on New Brunswick .....
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Oct 17, 2006 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Graham and Laverdure discuss New Brunswick/France relations
Premier Shawn Graham met today with the Canadian Ambassador to France, Claude Laverdure to discuss existing bilateral agreements with the Département de la Vienne and the Département du Nord. They als .....
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Oct 13, 2006 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Premier attends UNB home opener
Premier Shawn Graham recently dropped the puck to begin the UNB home opener.
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Oct 3, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier Graham sworn in
Shawn Graham signs the register to become Premier, President of the Executive Council, Minister of Wellness, Culture and Sport, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister responsible for the .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Office of the Premier
First News Conference
Premier Shawn Graham held his first news conference to provide details about both his new cabinet and the government’s Day One commitments.
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Oct 3, 2006 - Executive Council Office
Premier Graham, Executive Council members named, sworn in
Premier Shawn Graham and the members of the Executive Council were sworn in this morning in a ceremony held at the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly in Fredericton.
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Aug 18, 2006 - Office of the Premier
New Brunswick provincial election Sept. 18
Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson receives the request to dissolve the 55th Legislature as Premier Bernard Lord and family look on. Standing, from left: daughter Jasmine, wife Diane, Premier Lord, and .....
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Aug 17, 2006 - Social Development
New expansion at Turnbull Nursing Home
The official opening of the expansion of Turnbull Nursing Home in Saint John took place today.
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Aug 16, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Province reports financial surplus for 2005-06
The Government of New Brunswick is reporting a surplus of $243.6 million for 2005-06, and a decrease in the net debt of $122.6 million. Both are improvements over the budgeted surplus of $98.9 million .....
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Jul 28, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier invites colleagues to 2007 Council of the Federation meeting
Premier Bernard Lord announced today that New Brunswick will host the 2007 annual summer meeting of the Council of the Federation. From left: Lord; Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams, ho .....
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Jul 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
News conference / Upcoming Council of the Federation meeting
A news conference with Premier Bernard Lord was held today in Fredericton to discuss the upcoming Council of the Federation meeting to be held in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Jul 20, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing projects in Fredericton
Non-elderly singles and persons with disabilities in Fredericton will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of three new affordable-housing projects developed by Fredericton Non .....
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Jul 18, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier visits a community access centre
Premier Bernard Lord recently visited the Tabusintac Community Access Centre.
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Jul 18, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Investment in technology in Miramichi region
Investment of $138,350 in a pair of projects under the Miramichi Regional Economic Development Fund (MREDF) was announced today by Premier Bernard Lord.
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Jul 18, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
$500,000 investment made for riverfront cottage cluster in Tabusintac
An investment of $500,000 in the creation of a riverfront cottage cluster in Tabusintac will be made by the Government of New Brunswick. Premier Bernard Lord made the announcement today.
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Jul 13, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for Memramcook
Seniors, singles and persons with disabilities in Memramcook now have access to more affordable-housing units with the official opening of Manoir du Mascaret. The 35-unit building received $1.19 milli .....
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Jul 12, 2006 - Social Development
Lord visits nursing-home site in Woodstock
Premier Bernard Lord visited the site of a new 80-bed, $14.9-million nursing home being built in Woodstock. The new facility is part of a $120-million nursing-home plan that will result in the constr .....
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Jul 12, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for Jacksonville
Residents of Jacksonville will have more access to affordable housing with the construction of a new complex on 43 Sewell Rd. The project received $650,000 in funding under the Canada-New Brunswick Af .....
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Jul 10, 2006 - Tourism and Parks
Name change, funding for the Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan
The Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan has been re-named the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre (NBAMC). Premier Bernard Lord, Tourism and Parks Minister Joan MacAlpine-Stiles and Transport .....
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Jul 5, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing projects announced for Moncton
Non-elderly singles and persons with disabilities in Moncton are getting access to more affordable housing with the official opening of Tannery Court on High Street, and the announcement of a new 47-u .....
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Jun 29, 2006 - Health
New $28-million rehabilitation centre officially opened
The new $28-million Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation was officially opened today in Fredericton by Premier Bernard Lord.
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Jun 28, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Cheque presentation
Premier Bernard Lord recently presented a cheque for $15,000 to the Halls Creek Park committee in Moncton. Funding is being provided through the Regional Development Corporation to make improvements .....
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Jun 28, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Investments made in job-creation project and strategic infrastructure
Investments in a strategic-infrastructure project and a job-creation project under the Acadian Peninsula Economic Development Fund were announced recently by Premier Bernard Lord.
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Jun 26, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Wellness and tourism promotional campaign for New Brunswickers launched
The theme for this summer's wellness and tourism promotional campaign is Start your heart, New Brunswick…everyone needs to be moved. Details of the campaign were announced today by Premier Ber .....
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Jun 26, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Wellness and tourism promotional campaign for New Brunswickers launched
The theme for this summer's wellness and tourism promotional campaign is Start your heart, New Brunswick…everyone needs to be moved. Details of the campaign were announced today by Premier Ber .....
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Jun 21, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Official opening of AV Nackawic mill
Premier Bernard Lord (right) and Shailendra Jain, Aditya Birla group director, unveil the new sign for the AV Nackawic Inc. mill at the official opening of the facility on June 15, 2006. The mill, lo .....
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Jun 20, 2006 - Executive Council Office
Province releases response to Commission on Legislative Democracy report
The establishment of a more open and independent process for appointments to government agencies, boards and commissions, setting fixed election dates, and holding a referendum on changing New Brunswi .....
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Jun 20, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Virtual-Agent Services to create 50 jobs in Nackawic
Virtual-Agent Services (VAS), an Illinois-based provider of contact-centre solutions, has established its 15th New Brunswick customer-contact centre in the Town of Nackawic, Premier Bernard Lord annou .....
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Jun 20, 2006 - Office of the Premier
N.B. Advisory Council on Seniors visits legislature
Premier Bernard Lord met recently with members of the New Brunswick Advisory Council on Seniors. The council was established in 2003 to become the formal voice of seniors and to bring matters of inte .....
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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 12, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Opening of new distribution centre
Premier Bernard Lord took part in the opening of Food Depot Alimentaire’s new distribution facility today in Moncton.
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Jun 12, 2006 - Education
Changes to be made to École Clément-Cormier
An investment of $1.2 million will be allocated to Polyvalente Clément-Cormier in Bouctouche this year to renovate one wing of the school. The announcement was made by Premier Bernard Lord at a ceremo .....
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Jun 8, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Red Tape Reduction Advisory Committee meeting
The Red Tape Reduction Advisory Committee recently met with Premier Bernard Lord and Business New Brunswick Minister Kirk MacDonald to discuss the transition of Red Tape Reduction to the department.
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May 30, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Province signs memorandum of understanding with China
Post-secondary exchanges are to be expanded between New Brunswick and the People's Republic of China as part of a new memorandum of understanding. Premier Bernard Lord and Ambassador Lu Shumin signed .....
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May 29, 2006 - Education
Province invests $75,000 to upgrade gymnasium at Sunny Brae middle school
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $75,000 toward the upgrade of the gymnasium at Sunny Brae middle school. Premier Bernard Lord announced the funding during a ceremony on May 25 to celebrate .....
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May 18, 2006 - Social Development
Le Phare des Services communautaires Inc. to receive annual contribution of $168,000
Le Phare des Services communautaires Inc. in Bouctouche will receive an annual contribution of nearly $168,000 from the provincial government under the Adult Developmental Activities, Programs, and Tr .....
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May 18, 2006 - Social Development
$6.7-million investment for new nursing home in Riverside-Albert
The construction of a new $6.7-million nursing home in Riverside-Albert was officially launched today by Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé.
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May 18, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Province provides $3.5-million forgivable loan to Moosehead Breweries
The provincial government is providing Moosehead Breweries with a $3.5-million forgivable loan to help it grow its Saint John operation. Premier Bernard Lord made the announcement today. The 3.5 milli .....
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May 17, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Funding announced for Saint-Jacques scout and guide hall
An investment of $45,000 will be made towards the renovation and construction of a scout and guide hall in Saint-Jacques. Premier Bernard Lord made the announcement Tuesday, May 16.
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May 17, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
$1.5 million for tourism infrastructure
The New Brunswick government is investing $1.5 million toward the development of a mosaiculture garden at the New Brunswick Botanical Garden in Edmundston. Premier Bernard Lord made the announcement T .....
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May 17, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
Province invests in processing firm
An investment of $135,000 will permit La Maison Beausoleil, an oyster-processing and marketing company, to increase its competitiveness on the international market. Premier Bernard Lord made the annou .....
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May 17, 2006 - Regional Development Corporation
$60,000 investment for restoration of McAdam Railway Station
An investment of $60,000 will be used to assist in the restoration of the McAdam Railway Station provincial and national historic site, Premier Bernard Lord announced Tuesday, May 16.
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May 17, 2006 - Social Development
$4.2-million investment for renovation of McAdam nursing home
The $4.2-million renovation and expansion work for Wauklehegan Manor in McAdam was officially launched on Tuesday, May 16, by Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine .....
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May 16, 2006 - Social Development
$5-million investment for new nursing home in Edmundston
The construction of a new $5-million nursing home in Edmundston was officially launched today by Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé.
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May 16, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Team Canada Atlantic wraps up Day 1 in Florida
Day 1 of the Team Canada Atlantic (TCA) trade mission to Miami and Orlando ended on a high note with a networking event entitled A Taste of Atlantic Canada Showcase and Reception, highlighting Atlanti .....
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May 15, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
Team Canada Atlantic arrives in Miami for trade mission
A group of 46 Atlantic Canadian companies and organizations landed in Miami on Sunday, May 14, as participants in Team Canada Atlantic's trade mission to Florida. Premier Bernard Lord and Peter MacKa .....
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May 11, 2006 - Supply and Services
Provincial government supports City of Fredericton development project
The provincial government will support the City of Fredericton in its plans for a major new downtown-development project between Queen and King streets, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. The prov .....
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May 9, 2006 - Social Development
Launch of new nursing-home construction in Caraquet
The construction of a new $10.4-million nursing home in Caraquet was officially launched today by Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé.
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May 8, 2006 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
Comprehensive Book Policy being developed
The Government of New Brunswick has begun developing a new, comprehensive Book Policy for the province, Premier Bernard Lord announced recently. This policy will include a book-purchasing program and .....
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May 1, 2006 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
$2 million invested in Motive Power Innovation Centre
The Government of New Brunswick is investing $2 million in a new state-of-the-art Motive Power Innovation Centre at NBCC-Moncton that will be open in the fall of 2007, Premier Bernard Lord announced t .....
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Apr 21, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier job-shadows Chief Noah Augustine
Premier Bernard Lord accepted an invitation from Chief Noah Augustine to job-shadow him Thursday afternoon, April 20, at Metepenagiag First Nation. Lord visits with schoolchildren at the Metepenagiag .....
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Apr 18, 2006 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Increased co-operation between New Brunswick and Québec
Premier Bernard Lord and Premier Jean Charest signed the Framework Co-operation Agreement between the Government of New Brunswick and the Gouvernement du Québec today in Moncton.
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Apr 8, 2006 - Office of the Premier
British high commissioner visits
The British high commissioner, David Reddaway, signed the official guest book at the legislative assembly during his recent visit to Fredericton.
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Apr 3, 2006 - Tourism and Parks
Funding of $550,000 to Pays de la Sagouine
The Province of New Brunswick is providing $550,000 to Pays de la Sagouine to eliminate operating deficits accumulated over the past several years. From left: Joan McAlpine-Stiles, tourism and parks .....
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Apr 3, 2006 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Mount Allison to receive $8.6 million
Mount Allison University will receive $8.6 million in government funding to support the university's JUMP campaign, Premier Bernard Lord announced recently. From left: Peter Mesheau, MLA for Tantram .....
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Apr 3, 2006 - Business New Brunswick
VAS opens 14th contact centre
Virtual-Agent Services (VAS), a Schaumburg, Ill.-based provider of contact-centre solutions, has established its 14th New Brunswick centre, in the Town of Bouctouche. The new centre is expected to cre .....
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Apr 1, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Federal and provincial governments invest $7.8 million in Fundy Trail
The Fundy Trail has received a total of $7.8 million from the federal and provincial governments towards Phase II of the trail project. The funding consists of $5.5 million from the Atlantic Canada Op .....
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Mar 31, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier, wellness minister congratulate New Brunswick's 2006 Winter Olympics participants
Premier Bernard Lord and Wellness, Culture and Sport Minister Percy Mockler hosted a congratulatory reception at Old Government House today for New Brunswick’s participants in the 2006 Winter Olympic .....
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Mar 31, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Intergovernmental issues discussed
Premier Bernard Lord and Minister Michael Chong met recently at the Premier's office to discuss intergovernmental issues. Chong is president of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, minister of inter .....
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Mar 27, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Province to rebate eight per cent HST on electricity and heating fuels, regulate gas / home-heating oil
Premier Bernard Lord announced today a full rebate of the provincial portion (eight per cent) of the HST on electricity and other home-heating sources. He also committed to bringing regulation to the .....
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Mar 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
$400 MILLION FOR Highways
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Lord committed to $400 million in highway construction and rehabilitation projects on the province's national highway system. The 10-year commitment will be c .....
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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 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Prime minister, Premier, mayor announce funding for new Moncton stadium
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Bernard Lord and Moncton Mayor Lorne Mitton have announced $13 million in infrastructure funding for the City of Moncton to submit a bid to host the 2008 World J .....
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Mar 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Governments of Canada and New Brunswick committed to $400-million highway investment
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Bernard Lord today announced a $400-million investment in New Brunswick's National Highway System.
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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 22, 2006 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Romanian ambassador to Canada visits Fredericton
Premier Bernard Lord (right) recently received the Romanian ambassador to Canada, Elena Sava Stefoi, in Fredericton to discuss the role to be played by New Brunswick in preparations for the 11th Franc .....
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Mar 21, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier congratulates N.B. producers on Canada Russia '72 screening
Premier Bernard Lord recently offered congratulations to two New Brunswick producers, Timothy M. Hogan and Rick LeGuerrier of Dream Street Pictures of Moncton, for the media screening of their miniser .....
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Mar 14, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier speaks at CABC event
Premier Bernard Lord attended a luncheon and roundtable discussion hosted by the Canadian American Business Council (CABC) in Washington, D.C., today. Lord was a keynote speaker at the event, which f .....
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Mar 14, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Canadian ambassador
Premier Bernard Lord, left, met today with Michael Wilson, Canada’s new ambassador to the United States, in Washington, D.C., to discuss Canada-U.S. relations and cross-border issues of importance to .....
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Mar 13, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends seafood show in Boston
New Brunswick seafood and aquaculture processors are getting a positive response at the 2006 International Boston Seafood Show (IBSS), which is considered to be the main event for the seafood industry .....
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Mar 13, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Lord, MacKay strengthen federal-provincial relationship
Premier Bernard Lord met with Foreign Affairs Minister and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Peter MacKay for over two hours on Sunday, March 12 to discuss important is .....
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Mar 13, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends seafood show in Boston
New Brunswick seafood and aquaculture processors are getting a positive response at the 2006 International Boston Seafood Show (IBSS), which is considered to be the main event for the seafood industry .....
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Mar 13, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier attends Star Académie performance
Premier Bernard Lord and his family were recently in Quebec City where he attended a performance of Star Académie at Colisée Pepsi. Annie Blanchard from Maisonnette, N.B. participated in the performa .....
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Mar 1, 2006 - Social Development
$8.5-million investment for Robertville nursing home announced
A new $8.5-million nursing home will be constructed in Robertville, adding 10 new beds in the region, Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé announced today.
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Feb 24, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with prime minister
Premier Bernard Lord and Prime Minister Stephen Harper met at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 23, to discuss federal-provincial relations.
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Feb 22, 2006 - Office of the Premier
News conference
Premier Bernard Lord discusses his attendance at the upcoming conference Competing for Tomorrow: A Post-secondary Education and Skills Summit being held in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 24.
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Feb 14, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Changes to cabinet and departments aimed at helping province achieve new goals
Significant changes have been made to both the cabinet and the structure of the provincial government to better position New Brunswick to carry out Premier Bernard Lord's new Five in Five Initiative.
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Feb 8, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier leads delegation to Finland
Premier Bernard Lord recently led a government delegation to Finland to meet with UPM-Kymmene officials in Helsinki. The delegation discussed challenges and opportunities for UPM's Miramichi mill.
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Feb 2, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Five-in-five
Premier Bernard Lord holds a news conference where he discussed his vision for “five goals in five years,” announced during the 30th Annual State of the Province Address. The five goals would see the .....
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Feb 2, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Annual State of the Province Address
Premier Bernard Lord outlined five ambitious new goals for the province during the 2006 State of the Province Address.
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Jan 31, 2006 - New Brunswick Innovation Foundation
Cancer Populomix Institute launched in Fredericton
The Cancer Populomix Institute (CPxI), a new Eastern Canada organization that will do research on the prevention and early detection of cancer, was officially launched today.
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Dec 9, 2005 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Premier presents 2005 Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Premier Bernard Lord presented the first Council of the Federation Literacy Award to Beverly Arbeau and Yvonne Léger in Fredericton on Dec. 9.
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Dec 6, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Throne speech highlights / Third session of 55th legislative assembly
The introduction of a quality pre-kindergarten school readiness program is among the initiatives included in today's speech from the throne of the 55th legislative assembly of New Brunswick. The speec .....
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Nov 19, 2005 - Transportation
Gunningsville Bridge opens to traffic
A ceremony celebrating community and heritage marked the official opening of the Gunningsville Bridge, which spans the Petitcodiac River between Moncton and Riverview, on Nov. 19.
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Nov 19, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Gunningsville Bridge opens to traffic
A ceremony celebrating community and heritage marked the official opening of the new Gunningsville Bridge today.
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Nov 9, 2005 - Business New Brunswick
AV Nackawic Inc. officially purchases Nackawic mill
Premier Bernard Lord handed over the keys and ownership of the Nackawic mill to AV Nackawic Inc. at a news conference today in Nackawic.
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Nov 8, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premiers Meet
British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell (left) and New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord met in Fredericton recently to discuss the National Transportation Strategy and the upcoming First Ministers Meet .....
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Nov 7, 2005 - Office of the Premier
$350,000 investment in Charlotte County Hospital
A new $350,000 digital radiographic/fluoroscopic diagnostic unit was unveiled today at the Charlotte County Hospital by Premier Bernard Lord and Nick Ganong, member of the board of directors of the At .....
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Nov 7, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Home heating oil benefit
The premier provided details about the new home heating oil benefit during the unveiling of the new offices of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency of New Brunswick.
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Oct 28, 2005 - Office of the Premier
N.B. to contribute $50,000 to Solidarité Acadie-Louisiane campaign
Premier Bernard Lord announced that the New Brunswick government will contribute $50,000 to the Solidarité Acadie-Louisiane campaign, designed to assist Louisiana communities sheltering victims of rec .....
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Oct 28, 2005 - Health
Province investing $6.09 million in new equipment in Health Region 1 South-East
The South-East Regional Health Authority will receive $6.09 million for the purchase of new medical equipment, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Oct 27, 2005 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Investiture ceremony / 2005 Order of New Brunswick recipients
Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson and Premier Bernard Lord invested this year's 10 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick into the order at a ceremony at Old Government House in Fredericton on Oct. 27. .....
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Oct 21, 2005 - Education
Contribution of $12 M for Excellence campaign at Université de Moncton
The provincial government will contribute $12 million to the Excellence campaign at the Université de Moncton, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Oct 19, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Crown Prince of Bhutan
Premier Bernard Lord met this week with His Royal Highness, Trongsa Penlop Jigme Kesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the Crown Prince of Bhutan.
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Oct 13, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Elizabeth Weir named president/CEO of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency
Premier Bernard Lord (pictured left) announced today that Elizabeth Weir (pictured right) will be the president and CEO of the province’s new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency.
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Sep 30, 2005 - Education
Official Opening for Moncton Schools
An inauguration ceremony was held for the new $24.2-million schools in Moncton, Le Mascaret and L'Odyssée.
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Sep 15, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Learn NB Annual Meeting
Premier Bernard Lord outlines his vision for post-secondary education in New Brunswick at the 2005 annual meeting of Learn NB.
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Sep 9, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Plan to Help with Fuel Costs
Premier Bernard Lord announced the provincial government will find $20 million in expenditure savings to bring relief to New Brunswick residents affected by rising home-heating fuel and gas prices, an .....
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Sep 8, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier discusses trucking protest
Premier Bernard Lord and several cabinet ministers held a news conference in Alma today, where the premier urged truckers to halt their current protest before the economy of Atlantic Canada is serious .....
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Aug 24, 2005 - Supply and Services
Sod-turning for new Havelock school
A sod-turning ceremony took place today for a new $3 million elementary school to be built in the community of Havelock.
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Aug 23, 2005 - Regional Development Corporation
Province contributing funds to Saint John waterfront development project
The Province of New Brunswick will invest $1,000,000 toward the Saint John waterfront development project, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Aug 4, 2005 - Office of the Premier
PREMIER DISCUSSES UPCOMING TRIP
Premier Bernard Lord discussed his upcoming trip to western Canada, where he will attend the opening of the 2005 Canada Summer Games in Regina, Sask., Aug. 6, and then attend the Council of the Federa .....
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Jul 25, 2005 - Service New Brunswick
SNB outlet to be part of major new Dieppe development
Service New Brunswick will open a new outlet as part of a new office and city hall complex being built in Dieppe.
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Jul 14, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Government Response
Premier Bernard Lord responds to the federal government's decision not to provide funding for the refurbishment of the Point Lepreau Generating Station
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Jun 22, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Plaque awarded
Premier Bernard Lord and Intergovernmental and International Relations Minister Percy Mockler were presented with a plaque by Louise Castonguay, regional director of the Red Cross, honouring the New B .....
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Jun 20, 2005 - Supply and Services
Premier announces plan to build new courthouse for Greater Moncton
A new, $28 million state-of-the-art courthouse will be built in downtown Moncton, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Jun 16, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with 21 Leaders for the 21st Century
Premier Bernard Lord met with 21 Leaders for the 21st Century on Thursday, June 16, to discuss New Brunswick and its place in the 21 century.
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Jun 15, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with group of students at École Sainte-Anne
Premier Bernard Lord visited École Sainte-Anne on Tuesday, June 14, and met with a group of students from three Grade 4 classes to talk about New Brunswick, the government and what is like to be premi .....
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Jun 9, 2005 - Education
Province makes $20 million investment to University of New Brunswick
The provincial government is investing $20 million toward the University of New Brunswick's Forging Our Futures campaign, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Jun 8, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Red Tape Reduction
Members of the Red Tape Reduction Advisory Committee attending the launch of an Enhanced Services Directory for the Government of New Brunswick website.
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Jun 3, 2005 - Office of the Premier
St. Thomas University receives $3.3 million in infrastructure funding
St. Thomas University will receive $3.3 million in funding for infrastructure to support the construction of a new academic building, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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May 20, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Lord meets with U.S. Vice-President
Premier Bernard Lord today met with U.S Vice-President Dick Cheney (left) to discuss cross-border issues. The meeting took place in the vice-president's office in the west wing of the White House.
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May 20, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Canadian Ambassador in Washington
Premier Bernard Lord today met with Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Frank McKenna, to discuss several matters of importance to New Brunswick including cross border issues.
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May 17, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Trade, investment and tourism top agenda during week-long mission
Premier Bernard Lord is on a week-long mission to promote the province's trade, investment and tourism capabilities to media and business audiences in Toronto, New York City and Washington, D.C.
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May 17, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premier discusses trade agreement with business community in Toronto
Premier Bernard Lord, along with Manitoba Premier Gary Doer, spoke to a crowd of more than 150 business leaders today about the important role that provincial governments can have in enhancing trade r .....
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Apr 26, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Film set visit
Premier Bernard Lord visited the set of the film being made about the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series Tuesday, April 26, at the Aitken University Centre.
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Apr 25, 2005 - Social Development
New affordable housing for Moncton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick today announced funding for two affordable housing projects involving a total of 58 housing units. The projects will create new housing for s .....
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Apr 22, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Storyfest 2005
Premier Bernard Lord reads to students at the Fredericton Early Learning Centre as part of activities for Storyfest 2005.
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Apr 12, 2005 - Business New Brunswick
Team Canada Atlantic wraps up first day in Chicago
Team Canada Atlantic delegation members say that Chicago is living up to its reputation as a 'city that works' by providing a busy first day of meetings during its first official trade mission to 'The .....
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Apr 1, 2005 - Business New Brunswick
Province signs framework agreement for purchase of St. Anne-Nackawic mill
The Government of New Brunswick has signed a framework agreement with A.V. Birla Group and Tembec Inc. to re-open the St. Anne-Nackawic pulp mill, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Mar 24, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Pre-budget consultations
Health and senior care, wellness promotion, education and children, economic development and immigration are New Brunswickers' main priorities for the 2005-2006 budget. Premier Bernard Lord today rele .....
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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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Feb 28, 2005 - Regional Development Corporation
Funding for new youth resource centre
The Province of New Brunswick is investing $310,000 toward the establishment of Youth QUEST Central, a new youth resource centre to serve at-risk youth in the Greater Moncton region.
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Jan 27, 2005 - Office of the Premier
TEXAS MISSION
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord, centre, and Manitoba Premier Gary Doer, right, were welcomed to the Texas State Legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Austin, Texas, during Governor Rick Perry’s Sta .....
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Jan 20, 2005 - Office of the Premier
State of the Province Address
Working together, seizing opportunities and overcoming challenges to build a stronger New Brunswick for all were the central themes of this year's annual State of the Province Address, delivered by Pr .....
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Jan 19, 2005 - Commission on Legislative Democracy
REPORT PRESENTED
The Commission on Legislative Democracy recently presented its final report and recommendations to government.
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Dec 22, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Year-end News Conference
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord held a news conference on Dec. 22, where he discussed government initiatives during the past year, as well as initiatives and plans for 2005.
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Dec 17, 2004 - Office of the Premier
SNB receives software licensing fee cheque from CGI for sale in UK (04/12/17)
Service New Brunswick (SNB) received a major software licensing fee cheque from CGI Atlantic at a ceremony in Fredericton today.
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Dec 16, 2004 - Energy
Heroes Honoured
Premier Bernard Lord and Energy Minister Bruce Fitch honored an NB Power transmission line crew in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, Dec. 10, 2004. The crew, while working on power lines between Bat .....
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Dec 3, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Environment is main focus of investment in rural infrastructure (04/12/03)
The Governments of Canada and New Brunswick announced a final agreement today on a $99 million tri-partite infrastructure program that strongly focuses on environmental benefits for New Brunswickers.
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Dec 1, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Throne Speech News Conference
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord answers questions regarding the 2004 Speech from the Throne.
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Nov 22, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Francophonie Summit
Premier Bernard Lord discusses his upcoming trip to Burkina Faso, Africa, for the 10th Francophonie Summit.
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Nov 16, 2004 - Supply and Services
SOD-TURNING CEREMONY
An official sod-turning ceremony took place today to launch the construction of the new Upper River Valley hospital in Waterville, Carleton County.
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
Premier Bernard Lord and multidisciplinary artist Édith Bourget at a reception held in New Brunswick’s honour on Oct. 28, 2004, at the residence of the Canadian Ambassador in Paris.
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
The New Brunswick delegation, along with the President of France, Jacques Chirac.
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
Premier Bernard Lord and the President of France, Jacques Chirac, at a private meeting held at the Élysée Palace in Paris, France, on Nov. 3, 2004.
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
Premier Bernard Lord samples a Brayon “ploye” in the company of the President of the Conseil général du Département du Nord, Bernard Derosier, at the Salon Confort in Lille, Département du Nord, Franc .....
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Nov 12, 2004 - Office of the Premier
DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC MISSION IN FRANCE
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Oct 20, 2004 - Office of the Premier
MEETING WITH SAANB
Premier Bernard Lord recently met with the new President of the Société des Acadiens et Acadiennes du Nouveau-Brunswick (SAANB), Marie-Pierre Simard. The premier had the opportunity to discuss various .....
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Oct 7, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Investiture ceremony / Order of New Brunswick 2004 recipients (04/10/08)
The nine recipients of the Order of New Brunswick for 2004 were invested into the order by Lt.-Gov. Herménégilde Chiasson and Premier Bernard Lord at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 7 at Old Government H .....
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Sep 30, 2004 - Health
Heather Crowe visits New Brunswick (04/09/30)
Premier Bernard Lord and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud met with Heather Crowe today to discuss the government's commitment to implement smoke-free legislation as part of the Provincial H .....
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Sep 9, 2004 - Office of the Premier
PREMIERS MEET
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord, left, met today with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty.
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Aug 11, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Council of the Federation initiative takes steps to improve domestic trade (04/08/11)
Premier Bernard Lord and Manitoba Premier Gary Doer released a comprehensive progress report today on important advances that the provinces and territories have made toward reducing barriers to intern .....
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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 29, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Auto insurance reforms to lower rates, increase choice, help first-time drivers (04/06/29)
Significant changes to automobile insurance to further lower rates, increase choice, industry accountability and transparency and to help first-time drivers were introduced today in the legislature by .....
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Jun 24, 2004 - Intergovernmental Affairs
Signing of MOU between N.B. and Département du Nord, France (04/06/24)
Premier Bernard Lord and the President of the Conseil Général du Nord, Bernard Derosier, signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to promote exchanges in various sectors of activity.
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Jun 16, 2004 - Office of the Premier
PLAYGROUND OPENING
The Fulton Heights Community Park at Park Street School in Fredericton was officially opened recently. Financial assistance of $30,000 was provided to the project under the Regional Development Corpor .....
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Jun 15, 2004 - Office of the Premier
PLAYGROUND OPENING
Premier Bernard Lord recently joined with teachers and students of École Champlain in Moncton for the official opening of the school's new playground. The Province provided close to $30,000 to the $82 .....
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Jun 9, 2004 - Health
Province unveils four-year health plan (04/06/09)
Premier Bernard Lord and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud released the four-year Provincial Health Plan which is entitled "Healthy Futures: Securing New Brunswick's Health Care System" toda .....
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Jun 2, 2004 - Office of the Premier
NURSING HOMES WEEK
Premier Bernard Lord recently signed the declaration for Nursing Homes Week, which takes place from June 6 - 12, 2004.
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May 27, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Innovation Foundation invests in UNB spin-off company (04/05/27)
AEC Innovations Inc., a Fredericton-based start-up company developing advanced, specialized software systems for the architectural, engineering and construction industry, has received a $250,000 equit .....
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May 10, 2004 - Intergovernmental Affairs
PREMIER, GOVERNOR SIGN MOUs
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord and Maine Governor John E. Baldacci speak with media after signing two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to increase inter-jurisdictional co-operation between the .....
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Apr 29, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Funding for Saint John Tall Ships 2004 (04/04/29)
The Province of New Brunswick is contributing $50,000 toward Saint John Tall Ships 2004, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Apr 23, 2004 - Office of the Premier
AMBASSADOR VISITS PROVINCE
Philippe Guelluy, the French Ambassador to Canada, visited today with Premier Bernard Lord.
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Feb 23, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Premier Bernard Lord discusses the federal equalization program
Premier Bernard Lord discusses the federal equalization program.
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Feb 19, 2004 - Tourism and Parks
Initiative to offset impact of campground assessments in the province (04/02/19)
A four-year Tax Adjustment Initiative has been established by government to help campground owners deal with assessments of their properties. The program was announced today by Premier Bernard Lord, T .....
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Feb 18, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Premier responds to Volume 2 of the Report of the Auditor General
Premier responds to Volume 2 of the Report of the Auditor General.
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Jan 29, 2004 - Office of the Premier
Focus on fiscal challenges,new initiatives
Premier Bernard Lord spoke about the year ahead, the challenges facing the province, and the decisions and initiatives the government will put forward to deal with them in this year's annual State of .....
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Jan 22, 2004 - Finance
Pre-budget consultations in February (04/01/22)
Finance Minister Jeannot Volpé will conduct pre-budget consultations in eight New Brunswick communities Feb. 2-12, Premier Bernard Lord announced today.
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Jan 15, 2004 - Intergovernmental Affairs
MEETING WITH MINISTER PETTIGREW
Premier Bernard Lord, Intergovernmental and International Relations Minister Percy Mockler and Health and Wellness Minister Elvy Robichaud met recently with Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Pierre P .....
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Dec 8, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Legislature opens
Premier Bernard Lord discusses the upcoming session of the Legislative Assembly which starts on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Fredericton.
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Dec 3, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Investiture ceremony held for Order of New Brunswick (03/12/03)
The seven recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were invested into the order at a ceremony today at Old Government House in Fredericton. The recipients were invested by the Chancellor of the Order .....
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Nov 14, 2003 - Office of the Premier
UPCOMING MEETING
Premier Bernard Lord discussed the upcoming meeting between Paul Martin and the country's premiers, which is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 16.
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Oct 23, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Greater co-operation between New Brunswick and Manitoba (03/10/23)
New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord and Manitoba Premier Gary Doer met today to discuss progress and new ways to improve services to their citizens and save money for taxpayers. This meeting is a follo .....
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Jul 29, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Throne Speech highlights / first session of 55th Legislative Assembly
Premier Bernard Lord discusses the auto insurance bill.
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Jul 23, 2003 - Health
Sod-turning for new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation
Ground was broken today for the new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation and Chalmers Regional Hospital Expansion Project in Fredericton. Premier Bernard Lord was joined by representatives from Rive .....
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Jul 8, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Premier’s Conference
Premier Bernard Lord discusses the 44th Annual Premiers' Conference, taking place July 9-11 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
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Jun 27, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Executive Council members
Premier Bernard Lord named his new cabinet in a ceremony at the Legislative Assembly in Fredericton on June 27, 2003.
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Jun 10, 2003 - Office of the Premier
Post-Election News Conference
Premier Bernard Lord held a news conference on Tuesday, June 10, following the 2003 provincial election.
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