Category Archives: Politics

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Premier Brian Gallant, who is also minister responsible for Women’s Equality, reminds New Brunswickers that May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the province. “Our government has clearly stated its intolerance of sexual violence,” said Gallant. “It is our duty as a government and as a society to educate the public about this problem and… Read more »

Protect yourself against Lyme disease

Protect yourself against Lyme disease

New Brunswickers are reminded to protect themselves against Lyme disease. “I encourage New Brunswickers to get outside, be active and play this summer while ensuring they take the appropriate precautions to avoid being bitten by blacklegged ticks,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health. “If you develop a bull’s eye target rash… Read more »

International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week

The following message was released today by Environment and Local Government Minister Brian Kenny to mark International Compost Awareness Week, May 1-7: Recycling organics through composting is a simple and rewarding way to help protect the environment. Read more »

Premier Launches New Brunswick’s Open Data Policy

Premier Launches New Brunswick’s Open Data Policy

Premier Gallant unveiled the province’s new open data policy on Thursday April 28th while attending the 2016 Canadian Open Data Summit in Saint John. “The establishment of an open data policy will foster new start-up businesses, increase transparency and enable New Brunswickers to help solve some of the challenges our province is facing,” said Gallant. “Providing access to big data is a crucial step for New Brunswick to become the smart province.” Read more »

National Emergency Preparedness Week May 1-7

National Emergency Preparedness Week May 1-7

The following message was issued by Justice and Public Safety Minister Stephen Horsman in recognition of National Emergency Preparedness Week, May 1-7: Taking action to protect you and your family in the event of an emergency begins before an emergency happens. National Emergency Preparedness Week is coordinated by Public Safety Canada in close collaboration with… Read more »

ACOA Supports Pilot Project to Commercialize UNB Technologies

ACOA Supports Pilot Project to Commercialize UNB Technologies

Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey was at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) yesterday, World Intellectual Property Day, to announce an investment of $500,000 for the Innovate@UNB pilot project led by the Office of Research Services (ORS). MP DeCourcey made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development… Read more »

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