Phase two of micro-home project addressing homelessness in Fredericton
The second phase of a project to build micro-homes for people experiencing homelessness in Fredericton is receiving $13.3 million in funding assistance from the provincial and the federal governments. This will result in another 60 micro-homes being built by 12 Neighbours Community Inc. From left: Fredericton Mayor Kate Rogers; Marcel LeBrun, founder of 12 Neighbours Community Inc.; Fredericton MP Jenica ...
Provincial and federal funding for upgrades to Saint John Harbour Bridge
The provincial government is investing up to $7.7 million for the remaining phases to repair and upgrade the Saint John Harbour Bridge. The federal government, through the National Trade Corridors Fund, is contributing up to $7.3 million, for a total investment of $15 million. From left: Social Development Minister Dorothy Shephard; federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra; and Saint John-Rothesay MP ...
Site announced for new school for Saint John’s central peninsula
Rainbow Park has been selected as the site of a new kindergarten-to-Grade 8 school on Saint John’s central peninsula. Back row, from left: John Correia, special advisor; Gerry Lowe, city councillor; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder; Glen Savoie, minister responsible for La Francophonie; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jeff Carr. Front row, from left: Social Development Minister ...
Site chosen for new school in Fredericton
A new kindergarten-to-Grade 5 school in Fredericton will be built on McAdam Avenue School’s current site, replacing that school and Nashwaaksis Memorial School. Participating in the announcement were, from left: Thomas Geburt, chair of the Anglophone West district education council; district superintendent David McTimoney; Service New Brunswick Minister Jill Green; and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Bill Hogan.
New Brookside Drive roundabout opens to traffic
A multi-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 105 and Brookside Drive in Fredericton is now open to traffic. From left: Coun. Bruce Grandy, City of Fredericton; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; and Godfrey Kayizzi, engineer with the department.
Official opening of Hanwell Park Academy
Hanwell Park Academy near Fredericton opened its doors to 550 students this September. The new kindergarten-to-Grade 8 school features more than 30 classrooms, an early childhood room, outdoor learning areas, two gyms, a learning commons, specialty learning spaces such as music rooms, a performing arts room, art rooms, science rooms, technology labs and resource spaces, as well as open project ...
Province’s only two-lane covered bridge opens in St. Martins
The Vaughan Creek Covered Bridge in St. Martins is now officially open, providing residents and visitors an improved transportation link and preserving an important piece of the region’s heritage. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; St. Martins Mayor Bette Ann Chatterton; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Tammy Scott-Wallace; and Premier Blaine Higgs.
Investment in Pineville Bridge repairs
The provincial government will invest about $580,000 in repairs to the Pineville (Renous River No. 2) Bridge. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green, and Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin MLA Mike Dawson.
Official opening of connector road linking Fundy region tourism destinations
The official opening has been held for a connector road that will make exploring the Fundy coastal region easier during the summer tourism season. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; Frank Wilson, longtime proponent of the Fundy Trail Parkway; former premier Frank McKenna; Janice Franklin, widow of Mitchell Franklin, one of the leaders of the Fundy Trail Parkway’s ...
Roundabout to be built at intersection of Brookside Drive and Route 105 in Fredericton
A new roundabout will be built this year in Fredericton between Brookside Drive and Route 105. Construction of the roundabout is scheduled to begin in June with a projected opening date in November. From left: Fredericton Mayor Kate Rogers; Fredericton-York MLA Ryan Cullins; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green.
Location chosen for new Fredericton school
The site has been chosen for a new school on Fredericton’s north side. The school, which will house about 500 anglophone students from kindergarten to Grade 5, will be built on Cuffman Street, in the same neighbourhood as Willie O'Ree Place and Leo Hayes High School. From left: David McTimoney, superintendent of Anglophone West School District; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister ...
New intensive care unit under construction in Fredericton
Work is progressing on construction of a new intensive care unit at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green and New Maryland-Sunbury MLA Jeff Carr recently toured the site. From left: Green, Shephard, Carr (back) and Scott Morrison, Director Infrastructure Projects, Horizon Health Network.
New Petitcodiac River bridge opens
The new Petitcodiac River bridge between Moncton and Riverview is now open to the travelling public, ahead of schedule. From left: Moncton South MLA Greg Turner; Social Development Minister Bruce Fitch; Riverview Mayor Andrew LeBlanc; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; and Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold.
Work set to begin on Vaughan Creek Covered Bridge replacement
Construction is ready to start on the new Vaughan Creek Covered Bridge in St. Martins. The span will provide residents and visitors with an improved transportation link while preserving a significant piece of the region’s heritage. From left: Environment and Climate Change Minister Gary Crossman; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Tammy Scott-Wallace; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green.
Exterior design for new Fredericton courthouse revealed
Designs for the new Fredericton courthouse, which will be located on King Street between Regent Street and Carleton Street, were revealed today. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Hugh J. Flemming.
Causeway gates permanently closed
The new Petitcodiac bridge construction project reached an important milestone. The gates of the existing causeway have been permanently dropped, forcing the Petitcodiac River under the new bridge as part of the planned work. The new bridge should be open to traffic in October. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green activated the permanent closure on Tuesday, May 11, in Riverview.
Road safety study to be conducted in collaboration with Oromocto First Nation
The provincial government is taking part in a road safety study in Oromocto, near the Oromocto First Nation. Front row, from left: Oromocto First Nation Chief Shelley Sabattis; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; Oromocto Mayor Bob Powell; and Service New Brunswick Minister Mary Wilson, who is also minister responsible for military affairs. Back row, from left: Oromocto First Nation ...
New Brunswick First procurement approach launched to support businesses
The New Brunswick First Procurement Strategy and Action Plan was officially launched today as part of the provincial government’s economic recovery and growth plan. From left: Gaétan Thomas, CEO of the Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; and Service New Brunswick Minister Mary Wilson.
Provincial and federal governments fund improvements on Route 108
The provincial and federal governments have announced more than $840,000 for improvements to Route 108. From left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Jake Stewart.
Provincial and federal governments fund culvert replacement
The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined $1.25 million to replace culverts on the Titus Road and Deuxième Sault Road. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver; Brigitte Martin, president of the Saint-Joseph de Madawaska local service district advisory committee; and Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault.
Provincial, federal governments fund culvert replacement
The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined $600,000 to replace a deteriorating culvert on Red Head Road in Mispec. From left: Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long and Hampton MLA Gary Crossman.
Investment of $58 million to improve province’s trade corridors
The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $58 million in road infrastructure upgrades for the province’s strategic trade corridors. From left: federal Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne; New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig; and Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr.
Provincial, federal governments fund improvements to tourism corridor
The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined total of $4 million to improve Route 114, which serves as the main access road to Fundy National Park. From left: Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins MLA Bruce Northrup; Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver.
Love Your Covered Bridges Day
In anticipation of Love Your Covered Bridges Day on Sunday, Aug. 4, ministers and members of the Association Heritage New Brunswick recently visited the Patrick Owens Covered Bridge in Rusagonis. From left: Kellie Blue-McQuade, executive director of the association; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver; Marion Beyea, association president; and Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr.
Minister visits covered bridges exhibit
Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver, left, visited the Kings County Museum in Hampton to view the Covered Bridges of New Brunswick exhibit. The department provided boards and a sign from the Hammond River Bridge No. 2 for the exhibit. Providing the tour for Oliver was museum manager Debbie Hickey. The exhibit will be on display for the remainder of ...