Lifestyle

Cannabis NB Store Designs Revealed

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The provincial government announced today that the NB Liquor subsidiary, that will be created to operate recreational cannabis retail operations in New Brunswick, will be called Cannabis NB.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Cannabis NB store designs were unveiled today. “Our government’s focus on the legalization of recreational-use cannabis is that it stays out of the hands of youth and criminals,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. “The layout of the retail stores will help us achieve these goals as we enter this new retail […]

Health

Training Program for Recreational Cannabis Retail Operations

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NB Liquor and Canopy Growth Corp. have signed an agreement to develop a training program for Cannabis NB employees. The program is the first of its kind in Canada.

NB Liquor and Canopy Growth Corp. have signed an agreement to develop a training program for Cannabis NB employees. The program is the first of its kind in Canada. “Part of ensuring we have a safe environment, once recreational-use cannabis is legal, is making sure potential consumers have the right information about the products they […]

Business

New Brunswickers Slightly More Likely to Oppose Than Support Rented Private Residences Receiving The Same Taxes and Regulations as Other Paid Accommodations

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Public opinion in New Brunswick is split on the issue of rented private residences listed on these online accommodations booking services being taxed and regulated to follow the same standards as other paid accommodations in the province

Quick Facts Four in ten New Brunswick residents support rented private residences being taxed and regulated in the same manner as other paid accommodations in the province, while just under one-half express opposition in this regard Support for rented private residences and other accommodations having the same taxes and regulations is lower in New Brunswick […]

Lifestyle

Fourth Company Signed to Supply Cannabis for Recreational Market

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A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Nuuvera Inc. to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. The agreement was reached as the federal government prepares to legalize the recreational use of cannabis later this year.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Nuuvera Inc. to supply the provincial government with cannabis for the recreational market. The agreement was reached as the federal government prepares to legalize the recreational use of cannabis later this year. “As we get closer to the federal government’s July 2018 implementation date, […]

Arts and Music

2018 Fredericton FROSTival Kicks Off This Weekend

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Atlantic Canada’s largest winter celebration, FROSTival kicks off this upcoming weekend. The annual event includes the region’s best outdoor winter festivals, events and indoor cultural experiences. Pull on your hat & mittens, the perfect winter weekend getaway is waiting for you! Come celebrate winter in Fredericton with one of the region’s best outdoor festivals, events […]

Health

Name Of Recreational Cannabis Retail Stores Announced

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The provincial government announced today that the NB Liquor subsidiary, that will be created to operate recreational cannabis retail operations in New Brunswick, will be called Cannabis NB.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government announced today that the NB Liquor subsidiary, that will be created to operate recreational cannabis retail operations in New Brunswick, will be called Cannabis NB. “Your government recognizes that the retail model will play a significant role as we enter this new market and I am pleased to provide […]

Educational

Legislation To Be Introduced On Cannabis Research And Education

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FREDERICTON (GNB) – Legislation will be introduced to establish a fund to support research and the development, implementation and delivery of education and awareness programs for harm reduction and the responsible use of cannabis for recreational purposes. “Your government recognizes that there are a number of broad-ranging implications of the legalization of the recreational use […]

General News

Hunter Education Instructor Awards

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FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick’s 2017 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year have been chosen. Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet presented four International Hunter Education Association prints at today’s awards ceremony at the Hugh John Fleming Forestry Complex in Fredericton. “The courses these four volunteers taught over the years have laid a […]

Food and Beverage

New Brunswick Celebrates Wellness Week

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FREDERICTON (GNB) – Communities across the province will be hosting special events to celebrate Wellness Week, Oct. 1-7. “It is always great to see so many communities, groups, and individuals helping to shape a culture of wellness in our province,” said Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman. “Creating supportive environments in our communities that encourage […]