News Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Feds reluctantly OK Ontario, NB carbon prices for big emitters

Wilkinson calls their plans significantly weaker than the federal backstop, and will result in fewer emissions reductions.

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

New Brunswick beekeepers say 2020 will be a sweet year for honey production

Despite the impacts of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 will be a good year for honey production

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 25, 2020  

NB alliance formed to promote development of small nuclear reactors

Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.

News Manufacturing Metals General Operations
November 13, 2019  

Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost

Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money

$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
April 1, 2019  

Carbon tax starts coming to four provinces fighting federal plan

$20 a tonne this year, set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022.

News Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

New Brunswick premier hopes to convince Quebec of Energy East benefits

Energy East could help Alberta oil prices, says Blaine Higgs.

News General
December 5, 2018  

New Brunswick launching own carbon tax challenge, making new emissions plan

Premier says New Brunswickers will be paying the country’s highest tax on gasoline by 2022.

News Government Oil & Gas General
November 29, 2018  

New Brunswick legislators set to vote on partial lifting of fracking moratorium

The decision of the former Tory government of premier David Alward to embrace the shale gas industry was polarizing.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2018  

Resource firm planning new N.B. wells if Tories lift fracking moratorium [UPDATED]

Corridor Resources wants to expand but the previous Liberal government imposed a moratorium in 2014 that prohibits hydraulic fracturing.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 15, 2018  

Blast site at Irving Oil refinery remains ‘hot zone’ that is off limits

At the time of the explosion last week, there were as many as 3,000 workers at the refinery in Saint John, NB.

News Government General
September 26, 2018  

Gallant to seek formal alliance with Greens in bid to stay in power

New Brunswick Liberals won 21 seats, one fewer than Blaine Higgs’ Progressive Conservatives, but Brian Gallant remains premier.

News Government General
September 25, 2018  

New Brunswick Tories win most seats, but Liberals will try to stay in power

Province has had virtually no experience with minority governments.

News Government General
August 30, 2018  

Provinces not on board with Liberals’ climate plan to lose funding: McKenna

Provinces have until the weekend to submit their plans for federal scrutiny; failing grades will lead to Ottawa’s imposition of a carbon price.

News Government General
August 29, 2018  

LeBlanc not expecting resistance from premiers on internal trade barriers

Intergovernmental Affairs minister to help organize a first ministers’ meeting on internal trade, expected to be held in late October.

News Food & Beverage General
June 12, 2018  

Many employers not ready for legal weed, World Cannabis Congress told

Issues around testing and workplace drug policies discussed at pot summit in New Brunswick.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

NB retiree’s border beer battle could change Confederation

Watch for a Supreme Court of Canada’s key ruling on buying booze and interprovincial trade.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 29, 2018  

New Brunswick town explores geothermal energy at old mine site

Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
December 28, 2014  

Keep your dirty oil, just send the cheque

Without energy equalization payments, healthcare, education and social programs would suffer from major funding cuts.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 20, 2013  

Taking the heat

Hot air recovery saves New Brunswick mill $40,000.