27 Results for New Brunswick

The governments of Canada and New Brunswick have announced that construction is underway on the Fundy Trail Connector infrastructure project, with the first section on schedule to open in 2019. The $45-million project will improve connections to the Fundy Trail Parkway and help attract more tourists to the Fundy region.…

April 13, 2018 @ 9:07am

The provincial government is investing $23.1 million from the 2018-19 capital budget to continue construction of a five-storey addition at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. The addition, which joins the hospital’s west facade, will total 15,712 square metres (169,130 square feet). There will also be renovations to 9,360 square metres (100,750…

April 06, 2018 @ 10:13am

The provincial and federal governments are investing over $180 million to twin two sections of Route 11 in New Brunswick. The twinning of those two sections will improve safety and allow for the more efficient flow of people and goods on one of New Brunswick’s busiest highways. The next phase…

April 05, 2018 @ 8:55am

Premier Brian Gallant and federal Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi have signed a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $673 million over the next decade in federal funding under the Investing in Canada plan. “Your government’s multi-year economic growth plan includes investing in New Brunswick’s infrastructure to create…

March 16, 2018 @ 9:15am

The Government of New Brunswick is investing $670 million in bridge restoration and construction around the province over the next five years. “Through our multi-year economic growth plan, we are investing in infrastructure to create jobs and stimulate the economy,” said Brian Gallant, premier of New Brunswick. “Timely investments also…

January 10, 2018 @ 11:12am

The Government of New Brunswick will invest $815.3 million in public infrastructure in 2018-19 including a record $12.6 million in tourism infrastructure. New investments total $28.1 million while $787.2 million is earmarked for maintenance and the continuation of previously announced projects. The government will invest in a multi-year approach to…

November 09, 2017 @ 7:59am

Work has officially begun on TransAqua’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade and Modernization Project. The facility serves Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe. “Our government’s investment in this important wastewater treatment facility will improve the management of combined sewer overflows and help us better protect our environment,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Rogers…

October 16, 2017 @ 11:31am

Auditor General Kim MacPherson has tabled her report assessing New Brunswick’s progress towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapting to climate change. This report is part of ongoing work on climate change by all auditor’ general across Canada. Emissions in New Brunswick have declined from their peak in 2005…

June 20, 2017 @ 6:29am

The Government of New Brunswick has signed a contract with a Fredericton engineering company that is changing the way culverts are assessed. “Your government understands that transportation infrastructure is vital to the safety of the travelling public and the competitiveness of our industries,” said transportation and infrastructure minister Bill Fraser.…

June 08, 2017 @ 7:03am

Premier Brian Gallant announced an estimated $90 million will be invested in the Saint John Regional Hospital in Saint John. The investments will cover the redesign and redevelopment of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), surgical, and oncology units. This year, $2.5 million will be invested to begin the work on…

February 07, 2017 @ 1:00pm

The Centennial Building in Fredericton will undergo a major restoration and a new courthouse will be built on the same parcel of land to maximize the use of provincial government building space. “Investing strategically in infrastructure helps create jobs in the short term,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “Renovating the Centennial…

January 12, 2017 @ 8:01am

The provincial and federal governments have announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $176 million in combined funding available under two new federal programs, the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. Also announced was an initial list of 51 approved projects under the…

August 19, 2016 @ 7:34am

A comprehensive plan for brownfield redevelopment was released this week by Environment Minister Roland Haché. "By remediating and revitalizing urban brownfield properties we are contributing to the long-term sustainability of provincial communities, stimulating economic growth, and supporting New Brunswick's progress toward self-sufficiency by 2026," Haché said. The plan targets four…

December 17, 2008 @ 7:56am

The Province of New Brunswick has unveiled a comprehensive, ten-year transportation strategy. "This new multi-modal strategy envisions New Brunswick as a leader in achieving and sustaining a safe, reliable, state-of-the-art, fully integrated transportation system," Transportation Minister Denis Landry said. "This system will support economic and social development in our province,…

November 07, 2008 @ 2:23pm

CN announced this week the acquisition of the three principal railway subsidiaries of the Quebec Railway Corp. (QRC) and a QRC rail-freight ferry operation for $49.8 million. Under the transaction, CN is purchasing 540 track miles of rail line it formerly owned in eastern Ontario, eastern Quebec and northern New…

November 05, 2008 @ 2:25pm

A New Brunswick landfill site is not letting its waste go to waste. It plans to transform its garbage into green energy. The Westmorland-Albert Solid Waste Corporation proposes to convert methane gas arising from its Berry Mills landfill in Moncton into electricity. The corporation hopes that within a year it…

October 10, 2008 @ 8:12am

The global push for renewable energy is giving rise to a new and potentially robust wind industry in New Brunswick. According to Tom Vihvelin, president and chief executive officer of Wind Dynamics, there are more 400 megawatts of wind projects in the works for this province that could yield in…

September 26, 2008 @ 12:04pm

Cianbro president Peter Vigue will champion his company's proposed $1 billion Maine East-West tollroad at the Atlantic Province Trucking Association's first-ever International Transportation Summit, October 22, in Halifax, NS. The privately funded and constructed 260-kilometre, four-lane highway from Calais, Maine, to the Quebec-Maine border near Sherbrooke, Quebec. will cut approximately…

September 18, 2008 @ 10:38am

[caption id="attachment_1049" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Larry T. Koehle, the new APWA president-elect."][/caption] Larry T. Koehle, P.Eng., vice president of infrastructure for ASI Technologies Inc. in Brampton, Ont., has been named president-elect of the American Public Works Association (APWA). Elected by the Association's 29,500 members, Koehle will lead the international association, which…

September 18, 2008 @ 8:30am

McCormick Rankin Corporation (MRC) and MMM Group (MMM) have merged to form one of Canada's largest privately owned transportation consulting practices. MRC is a transportation focused, Canadian consulting engineering services firm, diversified in transportation sectors that include highway design, transit, and transportation planning. Similarly, Ecoplans is a leading full service…

September 05, 2008 @ 11:29am

[caption id="attachment_485" align="alignright" width="300" caption="From left: Education Minister and Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak MLA Kelly Lamrock; Transportation Minister Denis Landry; Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen; and York North MLA Kirk MacDonald"][/caption] Federal and provincial officials broke ground on the first phase of the Nashwaak/Marysville Bypass on Route 8 yesterday. An excavator turned the…

July 24, 2008 @ 11:01am

Prince Edward island and New Brunswick are the latest to sign on to the Building Canada Plan, which means they’re entitled to some funding. Today, federal and provincial governments signed the Communities Component of the Building Canada Plan in Charlottetown, PEI, and officially launched the new program. Through the Communities…

July 14, 2008 @ 12:30pm

A taskforce of forest industry stakeholders from Eastern Canada and Maine was launched this week to explore bio-related opportunities within the forestry sector across the region. The Atlantica BioEnergy Task Force has come together to better understand what opportunities may exist, and it is supported by a team from PricewaterhouseCoopers…

July 07, 2008 @ 1:07pm

Another province signed on to the Building Canada plan today. The governments of Canada and New Brunswick have announced the signing of a Framework Agreement worth $541.6 million under Building Canada, the Government of Canada's new long-term infrastructure plan, which will help address infrastructure needs and priorities in New Brunswick.It…

December 07, 2007 @ 12:33pm

The federal government and the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the development of Canada's Atlantic Gateway. The goal is to establish a strategic, integrated and globally competitive transportation system to facilitate global…

October 15, 2007 @ 7:41am

Over the last few weeks the federal government, along with the provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec governments, have been releasing money from the federal gas tax to municipalities for infrastructure projects. In New Brunswick, $221,354 was released to the municipalities of New Maryland, Chipman and Millville. In this year,…

July 18, 2007 @ 1:48pm

The New Brunswick Brownfield Development Working Group, established by the New Brunswick Department of the Environment (NBEnv), has released a new report, available online.The Working Group was formed to bring together stakeholders who share a common interest in facilitating the remediation and redevelopment of New Brunswick's brownfield properties. Fter analyzing…

April 27, 2007 @ 4:00pm