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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 15, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning for Stanley nursing home
The sod was turned today for the construction of a new Nashwaak Villa nursing home in Stanley. Minister of State for Seniors Cheryl Lavoie participated in the ceremony along with Darryl Hawkins, chair .....
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Jun 30, 2010 - Social Development
Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation holds first meeting
The board of the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation met for the first time today.
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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 24, 2010 - Social Development
Interest in developing new housing in Crescent Valley sought
The provincial government is moving forward with plans to revitalize Crescent Valley. Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock announced today that the department will call for a show of interest fr .....
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Jun 24, 2010 - Social Development
Housing strategy, homeless framework garner praise
The province's newly released housing strategy and homelessness framework have received praise from a Canadian leader in the fight against homelessness. Sean Gadon, president of Raising the Roof, sent .....
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Jun 23, 2010 - Social Development
Child protection services to be extended
Child protection services will be available to New Brunswick youths 16 to 18 years old starting Monday, Sept. 20. Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock made this comment while visiting Miramichi Y .....
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Jun 22, 2010 - Social Development
Stable funding for emergency shelters
The provincial government will provide stable funding to help emergency shelter providers reduce chronic homelessness in New Brunswick. Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock visited the Frederict .....
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Jun 21, 2010 - Social Development
Housing strategy released
A new strategy that will help reduce poverty by making housing more affordable was released by the provincial government. Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock released the strategy, Hope is a Hom .....
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Jun 11, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning for expansion to Bathurst nursing home
A sod-turning was held to mark the expansion to Foyer Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes in Bathurst. The expansion will create 30 new beds there.
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Jun 7, 2010 - Social Development
New nursing home for Grand Manan
A new $9-million nursing home will be built to replace Grand Manan Nursing Home. Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet made the announcement.
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Jun 4, 2010 - Social Development
Sod-turning held for new $75-million Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John
There was a sod-turning event today for Phase 1 construction of a $75-million nursing home to replace Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John. The nursing home will be built on about five acres at 164 Loch Lo .....
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May 17, 2010 - Social Development
Affordable housing being renovated in northeastern New Brunswick
The provincial and federal governments are investing $2.84 million to repair and renovate 393 housing units for low-income seniors and families in northeastern New Brunswick.
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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 30, 2010 - Social Development
Accessible apartments for seniors officially open
A new, 16-unit facility for low-income seniors in Quispamsis officially opened today. Ken-Val United Church Suites resident Marion Cosman welcomed dignitaries into her new home.
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Apr 19, 2010 - Social Development
Nursing home opens in Quispamsis
The provincial government and Shannex New Brunswick Inc. officially opened an $11-million nursing home in Quispamsis.
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Mar 17, 2010 - Social Development
Government providing $140,000 to Born to Read
The provincial government is providing $140,000 for a nationally recognized program that gives the parents of every newborn in the province a tote bag of reading materials and literacy information.
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Mar 16, 2010 - Social Development
Nursing home opens in Riverview
The provincial government and Shannex New Brunswick Inc. officially opened an $11-million nursing home in Riverview today.
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Mar 11, 2010 - Social Development
Five early childhood development centre demonstration sites developed
Five early childhood development centre demonstration sites are being developed as part of a three-year pilot project to provide integrated services and support for young children and their parents.
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Feb 18, 2010 - Social Development
New nursing home for Mill Cove
A $22.5-million nursing home will be built to replace Mill Cove Nursing Home Inc.
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Feb 17, 2010 - Social Development
Crescent Valley information sessions on conceptual plan
Community information sessions regarding the Crescent Valley master plan will take place in March, Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock and Saint John Mayor Ivan Court announced today.
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Feb 16, 2010 - Social Development
Affordable housing being renovated in southwestern NB
The provincial and federal governments are investing $3.5 million to repair and retrofit 450 housing units for low-income seniors, families and persons with disabilities in southwestern New Brunswick.
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Feb 15, 2010 - Social Development
Affordable housing being built, renovated in Fredericton region
The provincial and federal governments are investing more than $4 million to build and renovate 252 housing units for low-income seniors, families and persons with disabilities in the Fredericton regi .....
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Feb 4, 2010 - Social Development
$19.5-M nursing home for Perth-Andover
A $19.5-million nursing home will be built in Perth-Andover to replace Victoria Glen Manor Inc. Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny made the announcement today.
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Jan 14, 2010 - Social Development
$9-million nursing home to be built in Stanley
A $9-million, 30-bed nursing home will be built in Stanley to replace Nashwaak Villa Inc., Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny announced today.
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Dec 14, 2009 - Social Development
$9-million expansion announced for Bathurst nursing home
The Foyer Notre-Dame de Lourdes in Bathurst will undergo a $9-million expansion, adding 30 beds to the nursing home.
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Nov 13, 2009 - Social Development
Forum participants adopt first-ever poverty-reduction plan for province
The 50 participants attending the Final Forum on Poverty today adopted the first-ever poverty reduction plan for the province. Participants included representatives of the provincial and municipal go .....
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Nov 9, 2009 - Social Development
New Dalhousie nursing home to be part of major plan for long-term care
The province is preparing to announce a major plan for nursing home infrastructure that will include a new, $31.5-million nursing home for the Town of Dalhousie. Minister of State for Seniors Brian Ke .....
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Oct 9, 2009 - Social Development
Issues Challenge
Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock delivered a major speech to a business audience in Saint John Thursday. He pledged to implement social assistance policies to help people living in poverty, a .....
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Aug 17, 2009 - Social Development
New affordable housing units in Hampton officially open
New apartments for low-income seniors were officially opened today in Hampton by the provincial and federal governments. The 32 units are funded under Phase III of the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable .....
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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 21, 2009 - Social Development
Affordable housing announced in Woodstock
Two six-unit affordable housing projects for non-elderly singles and families were officially opened here today by Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock and Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen. The un .....
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Jul 6, 2009 - Social Development
Sod-turning held for nursing home and community health centre in Rexton
Construction of a $9.2-million nursing home and a $4.5-million community health centre is underway in Rexton. Premier Shawn Graham, Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty, and Rexton Mayor David Han .....
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Jul 6, 2009 - Social Development
Pictured: Artist's rendering of the nursing home and the community health centre.
Construction of a $9.2-million nursing home and a $4.5-million community health centre is underway in Rexton. Premier Shawn Graham, Supply and Services Minister Ed Doherty, and Rexton Mayor David Hans .....
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Jun 4, 2009 - Social Development
New guide developed to assist senior parents supporting children with disabilities
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living has developed A Time of Change, an information guide for senior parent .....
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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 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 - Social Development
New affordable housing announced in Caraquet
The construction of 24 apartments for low-income seniors and disabled persons was announced today by the provincial and federal governments. The units, to be located in Caraquet, will be funded under .....
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Apr 24, 2009 - Social Development
New Brunswick on-board with national movement promoting healthy aging
The province is on-board with a national movement to promote healthy aging and age-friendly communities, Minister of State for Seniors Brian Kenny said today. Kenny recently attended a federal/provinc .....
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Apr 21, 2009 - Social Development
Early childhood centre unveiled in Bath
A new early childhood development centre being established in Bath will provide integrated services to preschool children and their families, Social Development Minister Mary Schryer has announced. Th .....
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Apr 8, 2009 - Social Development
Government providing $140,000 to Born to Read/Le goût de lire
The provincial government is providing $140,000 for a nationally recognized program that gives the parents of every newborn in the province a tote bag of reading materials and literacy information.
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Mar 28, 2009 - Social Development
New affordable housing announced in Hampton
The construction of 32 new apartments for low-income seniors was announced today by the provincial and federal governments. The new Hampton-based units will be funded under Phase III of the Canada-New .....
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Mar 13, 2009 - Social Development
Four early childhood development centres selected
Four new early childhood development centres - in Saint John, Moncton, Robertville and Bath - are being established to provide integrated services to preschool children and their families. Social Deve .....
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Feb 20, 2009 - Social Development
New affordable housing project officially opens in Saint John
Twenty-six new affordable housing units for non-elderly singles and persons with disabilities were officially opened today in Saint John by the Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick. .....
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Feb 16, 2009 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Sussex
Twelve affordable housing units for non-elderly singles, families and persons with disabilities were opened in Sussex by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer and Fundy Royal MP Rob Moore. The unit .....
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Feb 10, 2009 - Social Development
Province invests in family resource centres
An investment of $400,000 will help the province's network of non-profit family resource centres enhance community-based services and supports for parents and children. Social Development Minister Mar .....
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Feb 9, 2009 - Social Development
Affordable housing opens in Edmundston
An affordable housing project was opened here today by the provincial and federal governments. Funded under Phase III of the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement, the project has created .....
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Jan 19, 2009 - Social Development
Affordable home ownership project announced in Saint John
Construction is underway in Saint John on a three-unit housing project giving modest-income occupants the opportunity to rent, then potentially to own their first new home. From left are: Saint John E .....
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Jan 12, 2009 - Social Development
New affordable housing officially opens in Saint John
The governments of Canada and New Brunswick today officially opened a new affordable housing project for low-income families in Saint John. Minister of Social Development Mary Schryer, who is also min .....
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Jan 5, 2009 - Social Development
New affordable housing announced in Saint John
The construction of 21 new affordable housing units in Saint John was officially announced today by the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada. From left: Kit Hickey, Housing Alterna .....
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Dec 15, 2008 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Fredericton
Eight affordable housing units in Fredericton were officially opened today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer and Keith Ashfield, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agenc .....
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Nov 28, 2008 - Social Development
Leadership team to develop poverty reduction plan
The provincial government is creating a three-person leadership team to develop a poverty reduction plan for New Brunswick, Premier Shawn Graham announced today. The team will be composed of Social D .....
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Nov 17, 2008 - Social Development
Construction begins on nursing home in Fredericton
Construction began today on a 72-bed, $11-million nursing home that will open in 2010 in Fredericton. Construction was officially launched by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer; Minister of Sta .....
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Nov 5, 2008 - Energy
$99.3-million annual investment in energy efficiency and relief programs
Government will invest an additional $6.3 million per year into energy efficiency and other programs to assist New Brunswickers in reducing and offsetting their energy costs.
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Oct 17, 2008 - Social Development
New Brunswickers invited to help reduce poverty
The provincial government is inviting New Brunswickers to become involved in the development of a poverty reduction plan.
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Oct 9, 2008 - Social Development
Social Development opens new office at Two Nations Crossing
Social Development's new office in Fredericton officially opened today at 460 Two Nations Crossing. From left: Education Minister Kelly Lamrock; Minister of State for Seniors and Housing Eugene McGinl .....
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Aug 27, 2008 - Social Development
New affordable housing in Moncton
The construction of 126 new affordable housing units in Moncton was officially announced today by the Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick. Minister of Social Development Mary Schrye .....
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Aug 25, 2008 - Social Development
$300,000 to Youth Evolution Centre Inc. of Petit-Rocher
The renovation and expansion of the Youth Evolution Centre Inc. in Petit-Rocher through a $300,000 contribution was announced today by the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada. From .....
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Aug 22, 2008 - Social Development
Construction begins on new nursing home in Quispamsis
Construction began today on a 72-bed, $11-million nursing home that will open in early 2010 in Quispamsis. The official start-up was announced by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer, and Joe Shan .....
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Jul 30, 2008 - Social Development
Construction begins on new nursing home in Riverview
Construction began today on a 72-bed, $11-million nursing home that will open in August 2009. The official start-up was attended by Eugene McGinley, minister of state for seniors, and Jason Shannon, c .....
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Jul 29, 2008 - Social Development
Social Development moves into new Fredericton office
The provincial government is improving front-line services offered by Social Development in Fredericton by merging four regional offices in the capital into one location beginning Aug. 5. The new offi .....
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Jun 27, 2008 - Social Development
New nursing-home beds in Fredericton
A $21.8-million nursing-home renovation and expansion project at York Manor in Fredericton was officially launched today by Minister of State for Seniors Eugene McGinley. The project will result in th .....
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Jun 25, 2008 - Social Development
Early childhood strategy to ensure best start for preschool children
New community-based resources, enhanced subsidies for parents, and the piloting of four new early childhood development centres are among the new initiatives being launched to ensure that New Brunswic .....
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Jun 11, 2008 - Social Development
New investments will help seniors be healthy and active
The provincial government will invest $1.2 million in 2008-09 in a series of initiatives, including new investments in community services and supports, to keep seniors active and healthy. Minister of .....
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Jun 9, 2008 - Social Development
New affordable housing project in Bathurst
A new affordable housing project for low-income people in Bathurst has been officially announced today by the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada. From left: Caroline Arsenault, Ca .....
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Jun 6, 2008 - Environment
More New Brunswick low-income households are becoming energy efficient
More than 1,700 low-income households in New Brunswick have benefited from the Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program to help reduce winter heating costs and greenhouse gas emissions. From left: Environ .....
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May 26, 2008 - Social Development
Consultation process launched to renew public-housing community in Saint John
A public-engagement process is being launched to develop a long-term plan for a Saint John public-housing neighbourhood, Social Development Minister Mary Schryer announced today. Atlantic Peoples Hou .....
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Apr 28, 2008 - Social Development
New nursing home opens in Quispamsis
The official opening of Kings Way Care Centre, a 75-bed nursing-home facility, took place today in Quispamsis. Premier Shawn Graham and Social Development Minister Mary Schryer took part in the openin .....
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Apr 21, 2008 - Social Development
New affordable housing for Saint John families
A new affordable housing project for low-income families in Saint John was officially announced today by the federal and provincial governments. From left: Saint John-East MLA Roly MacIntyre; Saint Jo .....
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Apr 18, 2008 - Social Development
2008 Family and Community Volunteer Awards
The 2008 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards were announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer. Pictured: Members of the Women & Family Violence Strategy Inc. from the C .....
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Apr 18, 2008 - Social Development
2008 Family and Community Volunteer Awards
The 2008 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards were announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer. Pictured: Marilyn Craft of Saint John.
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Apr 18, 2008 - Social Development
2008 Family and Community Volunteer Awards
The 2008 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards were announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer. Pictured: Achsah Walsh of Kingston
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Apr 18, 2008 - Social Development
2008 Family and Community Volunteer Awards
The 2008 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards were announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer. Pictured: Lila Barry of Miramichi.
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Apr 15, 2008 - Social Development
Over 200 new nursing-home beds to be opened
The province is partnering with Shannex New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada's largest long-term-care service provider, in a pilot public-private initiative to open 216 new nursing-home beds. The new beds w .....
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Apr 2, 2008 - Social Development
Funding for Born to Read / Le goût de lire
Social Development Minister Mary Schryer today announced funding assistance to the program Born to Read / le goût de lire for the fiscal year 2008-2009 for a total amount of $140,000. Schryer (left) i .....
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Mar 31, 2008 - Social Development
Plans unveiled for new nursing home in Caraquet
Residents of Villa Beauséjour in Caraquet today celebrated another step in the construction of their new $18.4-million nursing home with the unveiling of a graphic representation of the new facility. .....
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Mar 5, 2008 - Social Development
Plans for new Robertville nursing home unveiled
Another step in the construction of a new $12-million nursing home was celebrated today by residents of Villa Sormany in Robertville when a graphic representation of the new facility was unveiled. Fr .....
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Mar 4, 2008 - Social Development
Plans unveiled for new nursing home in Grand Falls
Another step in the construction of a new $13.8-million nursing home was celebrated today by residents of Grand Falls Manor when a graphic representation of the new facility was unveiled. From left: R .....
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Feb 28, 2008 - Social Development
Long-term care strategy to help seniors be independent longer
The Government of New Brunswick launched today a 10-year strategy to strengthen the provincial long-term care system and address the future needs of seniors. Pictured, Social Development Minister Ma .....
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Feb 26, 2008 - Social Development
New nursing home with additional beds for Riverside-Albert
A new $11.5-million replacement nursing home in Riverside-Albert was officially announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer and the Minister of State for Seniors, Eugene McGinley. Fron .....
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Feb 25, 2008 - Social Development
New nursing home with additional beds for Tracadie-Sheila
A new $17-million replacement nursing home in Tracadie-Sheila was officially announced today by Social Development Minister Mary Schryer and the Minister of State for Seniors, Eugene McGinley. Front, .....
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Feb 22, 2008 - Social Development
Child protection to be strengthened with enhanced services, training and reformed standards
New Brunswick will offer enhanced services to families, provide new training to staff, reform child protection practices and commence clinical audits to better protect children from abuse and neglect.
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Feb 18, 2008 - Social Development
Affordable housing for seniors announced in Fredericton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially announced an affordable housing project for seniors and non-elderly singles in Fredericton today. From left: Dale Paterson, presid .....
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Jan 22, 2008 - Social Development
Public housing revitalization project to be undertaken in Saint John
A long-term plan to revitalize a public housing neighborhood in Saint John is being undertaken by the Department of Social Development. As part of this initiative, 88 public housing tenants will be re .....
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Nov 13, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Dieppe
Seniors in Dieppe will have access to more affordable housing with today's official opening of Résidence J. Régis Leblanc, a 61-unit housing project that includes 45 new affordable housing units. The .....
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Nov 7, 2007 - Social Development
More safe, quality and affordable housing opens in Salisbury
Seniors in Salisbury will have access to more affordable housing with today's official opening of an affordable housing project. The 13-unit project includes eight new affordable housing units. The pr .....
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Nov 1, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Sackville
An affordable housing project for seniors was officially opened in Sackville today. The project, funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement, created 12 new units, of which six .....
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Oct 19, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Grand Falls
Seniors in Grand Falls will have access to more affordable housing with today's official opening of Les Villas LPR. This $775,000, 12-unit project includes six new affordable housing units. From left: .....
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Oct 11, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Saint John
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened an affordable housing project in Saint John today, funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement. The .....
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Oct 11, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Fredericton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened an affordable housing project in Fredericton today, funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement. The .....
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Oct 9, 2007 - Social Development
Funding for new housing project in Petit Rocher
Non-elderly singles, seniors and persons with disabilities in Petit Rocher will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of a new housing project by Jean-Guy and Gracia Arseneau. F .....
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Sep 17, 2007 - Social Development
$12-million investment made for 60-bed nursing home in Robertville
Construction of a new $12-million nursing home in Robertville was officially launched today by Premier Shawn Graham and Minister of State for Seniors Mary Schryer. From left: Human Resources Ministe .....
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Sep 13, 2007 - Social Development
Report released on non-profit sector
The report of the Premier's Task Force on the Community Non-Profit Sector was released today, following a thorough consultation process throughout the province. From left: Fleurette Landry, Claudette .....
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Sep 10, 2007 - Social Development
Funding for new housing project in Shediac
Non-elderly singles and disabled in Shediac will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of two buildings by MJP Investments (Beauséjour) Ltd. From left: Shediac Mayor Raymond Cor .....
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Sep 5, 2007 - Social Development
Sixty-unit housing project opens in Saint John
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened a new 60-unit housing project in Saint John today, of which 30 units are funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable H .....
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Aug 27, 2007 - Social Development
More safe, quality affordable housing opens in Fredericton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened an affordable housing project in Fredericton today, funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement. Th .....
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Aug 20, 2007 - Social Development
Access to long-term-care services improved
Enhanced home-support services, enhanced special-care-home services, and the piloting of quick-response teams in emergency departments are among the new initiatives being launched by the New Brunswick .....
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Jul 26, 2007 - Social Development
$15.2-million investment for new nursing home in Caraquet
Construction of a new $15.2-million nursing home in Caraquet was officially launched today by Family and Community Services Minister Carmel Robichaud, and Minister of State for Housing and Minister of .....
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Jul 24, 2007 - Social Development
Affordable housing units for Saint-Léonard
The construction of a new affordable housing facility for seniors in Saint-Léonard was launched today under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement. Mary Schryer, minister of state for .....
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Jul 24, 2007 - Social Development
$13.8-million investment for new nursing home in Grand Falls
Construction of a new $13.8-million nursing home in Grand Falls was officially launched today by Minister of State for Housing and Minister of State for Seniors Mary Schryer. From left: Minister of .....
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Jun 25, 2007 - Social Development
Funding to assist Miramichi Youth House
The Department of Family and Community Services will provide funding of $86,500 to the Miramichi Youth House Inc. to assist this provincial organization in supporting homeless youth. Pictured: Don Rus .....
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Jun 11, 2007 - Social Development
Early Learning and Child Care Services
Still have questions about choosing quality child care? You're not alone.
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Jun 11, 2007 - Social Development
Early Learning and Child Care Services
Child care comes in many forms. Know your options
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Jun 11, 2007 - Social Development
Early Learning and Child Care Services
Still haven't made a child care decision? We can help.
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Jun 1, 2007 - Social Development
$8 million trust fund to create new child care spaces in New Brunswick
Family and Community Services Minister Carmel Robichaud and Education Minister Kelly Lamrock announced today the implementation of the $8-million Early Learning and Child Care Trust Fund to double the .....
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May 22, 2007 - Social Development
New affordable housing project in Saint John
Low income families and individuals in Saint John will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of a new affordable housing project by Housing Alternatives Inc. The housing project .....
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Apr 18, 2007 - Social Development
$140,000 funding for Born to Read/Le goût de lire
Funding assistance of $140,000 for the Born to Read/le goût de lire program for the fiscal year 2007-08 has been announced by Family and Community Services Minister Carmel Robichaud. Born to Read/Le g .....
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Apr 17, 2007 - Social Development
2007 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2007 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Sandra MacBean of Stanley, Charline Savoie of Neguac, Samuel Perkins of Florenceville, and First Steps Housing Project .....
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Apr 17, 2007 - Social Development
2007 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2007 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Sandra MacBean of Stanley, Charline Savoie of Neguac, Samuel Perkins of Florenceville, and First Steps Housing Project .....
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Apr 17, 2007 - Social Development
2007 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2007 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Sandra MacBean of Stanley, Charline Savoie of Neguac, Samuel Perkins of Florenceville, and First Steps Housing Project .....
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Apr 17, 2007 - Social Development
2007 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2007 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Sandra MacBean of Stanley, Charline Savoie of Neguac, Samuel Perkins of Florenceville, and First Steps Housing Project .....
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Apr 17, 2007 - Social Development
Consultation process on long-term care system for seniors is launched
The New Brunswick government today launched a province-wide consultation process to receive advice on how the long-term care system, including in-home supports, special-care homes and nursing homes, c .....
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Apr 12, 2007 - Social Development
New affordable housing projects in Fredericton
Individuals, persons with disabilities and seniors in Fredericton will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of two new affordable housing projects, Tannery Court Fredericton an .....
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Jan 22, 2007 - Social Development
Funding of $104,000 to First Steps Housing Project Inc.
The Province is making a contribution of $104,000 to First Steps Housing Project Inc. to help the Saint John organization overcome short-term financial challenges. From left: Saint John Mayor Norm McF .....
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Dec 18, 2006 - Social Development
Launch of new affordable housing in Grand Bay-Westfield
The construction of a new housing project by the River Valley Lions Club will give seniors in Grand Bay-Westfield access to more affordable housing. Mary Schryer, minister of state for housing, and Gr .....
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Dec 14, 2006 - Social Development
Province to reform delivery of child-protection services
The Government of New Brunswick will reform its delivery of child-protection services in order to better protect children, provide more assistance to families, and strengthen the role of social worker .....
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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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Oct 3, 2006 - Social Development
New Minister
Carmel Robichaud signs the register to become Minister of Family and Community Services and Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, in the presence of Lt.-Gov. Herménégil .....
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Aug 18, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for Saint-Quentin
Non-elderly singles in Saint-Quentin will have access to more affordable housing with the official opening of Gilles Bossé Construction. Greg Thompson, minister of veterans affairs and regional minist .....
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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 15, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for Edmundston
Non-elderly singles, persons with disabilities and seniors in Edmundston will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of Habitat Plus Inc., a new 24-unit housing project. Family .....
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Aug 11, 2006 - Social Development
$5.3 million committed for Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program for low-income households
Homeowners and landlords in New Brunswick can now take advantage of the Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program for low-income households, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. Lord was joined for the ann .....
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Jul 21, 2006 - Social Development
Expansion at York Manor nursing home
The official opening of an expansion of York Manor nursing home in Fredericton took place Thursday, July 20. Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé participate .....
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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 14, 2006 - Social Development
Eight new affordable-housing units opened in Rogersville
Residents of Rogersville with special needs now have more access to affordable-housing units with the official opening of Services Communautaires de l'ARC . The eight-unit apartment building received .....
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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 7, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for St. Stephen
Non-elderly singles in St. Stephen now have access to more affordable-housing units with the official opening of Heritage Chocolate. Premier Bernard Lord and Veterans Affairs Minister Greg Thompson m .....
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Jul 6, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units announced for Baker Brook
Seniors and persons with disabilities in Baker Brook will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of a new 10-unit housing project developed by La Société d'habitation de Baker Br .....
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Jul 6, 2006 - Social Development
New affordable-housing units for seniors in Grand Falls
Seniors in Grand Falls will have access to more affordable housing with the construction of a new housing complex on 1st Avenue. Premier Bernard Lord and MP for Tobique-Mactaquac Mike Allen made the a .....
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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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Jul 5, 2006 - Social Development
New nursing home opens in Moncton
Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé participated today in the official opening of Villa du Repos, a new $21-million nursing home in Moncton. From left: Art .....
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May 23, 2006 - Social Development
79 new affordable-housing units for Saint John
The Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada have announced a contribution of $3.3 million for six new affordable-housing projects in the Greater Saint John area. Madeleine Dubé, minist .....
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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 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 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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Apr 28, 2006 - Social Development
2006 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards presented
The 2006 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards were presented during a ceremony Friday, April 28th, in Edmundston. Sitting, from left: Alfreda Bérubé, Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska (Senior c .....
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Apr 24, 2006 - Social Development
2006 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2006 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Luc Deschênes of Saint-Joseph, near Edmundston; Marlene McClement of Hayesville; Alfreda Bérubé of Sainte-Anne-de-Mada .....
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Apr 24, 2006 - Social Development
2006 Family and Community Volunteer Awards to be presented
The 2006 New Brunswick Family and Community Volunteer Awards will be presented to Luc Deschênes of Saint-Joseph, near Edmundston; Marlene McClement of Hayesville; Alfreda Bérubé of Sainte-Anne-de-Mada .....
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Apr 4, 2006 - Social Development
$14-3-million investment in new nursing home
The official launch of construction on a new $14.3-million nursing home in Shippagan was announced today by Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé.
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Mar 30, 2006 - Social Development
Affordable-housing project for Saint-Léonard seniors
A contribution of $520,000 toward a new eight-unit affordable-housing project for seniors in Saint-Léonard has been announced by the Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada under the Ca .....
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Mar 17, 2006 - Social Development
Signing of a declaration – NB Sharing Week
Family and Community Services Minister Madeleine Dubé today signed a declaration to recognize the week of March 20-26 as NB Sharing Week. Since the program’s beginning in March 2000, more than $470,0 .....
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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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Nov 24, 2005 - Social Development
N.B., Ottawa sign agreement-in-principle on early learning, child care
The governments of New Brunswick and Canada have reached a historic agreement-in-principle that further supports the development of quality early learning and child care (ELCC) for young children and .....
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Nov 19, 2005 - Social Development
New nursing home opens in Gagetown
Premier Bernard Lord participated Saturday in the official opening of a new nursing home in Gagetown, the Woolastook Long Term Care Facility.
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Nov 8, 2005 - Social Development
Socio-economic revitalization project in Saint John
The Government of New Brunswick is contributing $25,000 to help fund a neighbourhood development plan for Crescent Valley in Saint John. The plan will identify community assets, needs and a neighbourh .....
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Nov 3, 2005 - Social Development
Adoption Awareness Month
A reception was held at Old Government House in recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month during November.
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Oct 25, 2005 - Social Development
Family Foster Care (Radio Ad 2)
Have you thought about being a foster family? It’s time to find out more!
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Oct 25, 2005 - Social Development
Family Foster Care (Radio Ad 1)
Have you thought about being a foster family? It’s time to find out more!
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Oct 14, 2005 - Social Development
Chocolate factory made into new affordable housing units
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick announced a contribution of $260,000 for a new affordable housing project targeting non- elderly singles in St. Stephen.
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Oct 13, 2005 - Social Development
101 new affordable housing units for Saint John
Low- to moderate-income seniors, persons with disabilities and non-elderly individuals in Saint John will soon benefit from four new housing projects totaling 101 housing units, thanks to funding unde .....
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Oct 12, 2005 - Social Development
New affordable housing in Miramichi
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick announced a total contribution of $975,000 for a new affordable housing project for the benefit of seniors and persons with disabilities in M .....
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Oct 11, 2005 - Social Development
New 18-unit affordable housing project opens in Moncton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened Camden Park Terraces in Moncton today, a new 18-unit project which provides affordable housing for low-to-moderate income s .....
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Sep 23, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors in Dieppe
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick announced today a contribution of $3.4 million for a new affordable housing project for lower-income seniors in Dieppe.
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Sep 16, 2005 - Social Development
$8.5-million investment for Tracadie-Sheila Nursing Home
Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Tony Huntjens participated in a sod-turning ceremony today to launch a $8.5-million renovation and expansion of Villa Saint-Joseph nursi .....
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Sep 14, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project for seniors opens in Shediac
The Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada today officially opened a new, 28-unit housing complex in Shediac.
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Sep 12, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Saint John
A new 19-unit affordable housing project for low- to moderate-income families officially opened today in Saint John. The housing complex, developed by Diesel Power Services Inc., is funded under the .....
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Aug 25, 2005 - Social Development
$12.6-million investment for York Manor nursing home
Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Tony Huntjens participated in a sod-turning ceremony today to launch a $12.6-million renovation and expansion of York Manor nursing home .....
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Jul 21, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Fredericton
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick today officially opened an affordable housing project in Fredericton funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement. The .....
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Jul 13, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Sussex
The Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada officially opened a new affordable housing project in Sussex today. The $523,561 project, which was funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Aff .....
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Jul 13, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in St. Stephen
The Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada officially opened a new affordable housing project in St. Stephen, Charlotte County, today. The $1.1-million project, which was funded under .....
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Jun 27, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Richibucto
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially opened an affordable housing project in Richibucto today. The project was funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing .....
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Jun 27, 2005 - Social Development
Affordable housing project opens in Inkerman
The Province of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada officially opened 10 new units of affordable housing in Inkerman today.The project was funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housi .....
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Jun 20, 2005 - Social Development
New affordable housing units open in Dieppe
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick today officially opened a new affordable housing project in Dieppe. Funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement, the $ .....
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May 30, 2005 - Social Development
First affordable housing units open in Saint John
The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick today officially opened the first affordable housing project in Saint John funded under the Canada-New Brunswick Affordable Housing Agreement .....
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May 30, 2005 - Social Development
New $12.4 million nursing home in Quispamsis
Premier Bernard Lord and Family and Community Services Minister Tony Huntjens participated today in a sod-turning ceremony to launch the construction of a new nursing home in Quispamsis: the Kings Way .....
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May 9, 2005 - Social Development
New senior goodwill ambassador for Northumberland County
Family and Community Services Minister Tony Huntjens officially announced today the appointment of Exina Martin as the new senior goodwill ambassador for Northumberland County.
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May 2, 2005 - Social Development
More funding for affordable housing in New Brunswick
The federal and provincial governments today announced an additional $15 million to create more affordable housing for New Brunswick residents who need it the most.
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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 19, 2005 - Status of Women
Government acting to assist child victims of abuse and neglect
The Government of New Brunswick is moving to better co-ordinate support services for child victims of abuse and neglect. The Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect Protocols were released today by Trainin .....
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Mar 22, 2005 - Social Development
Government to fund phase III of Quality Childcare initiative
The provincial government is providing $444,000 to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) to finance phase III of a project entitled "Opening the Door to Quality Childcare and Deve .....
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May 7, 2004 - Social Development
Extension of renovation funds (04/05/07)
The Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) and related programs between the governments of Canada and NewBrunswick, totalling about $22.1 million, have been extended for three years. The .....
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Sep 5, 2003 - Social Development
Response to final report of N.B. Disability Framework Working Group (03/09/05)
The government's response to the final report of the New Brunswick Disability Framework Working Group was released today by Family and Community Services Minister Tony Huntjens.
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