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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.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
January 31, 2018  

New Brunswick offered Dr. Oetker support to avoid plant closure

An estimated 70% of the production will move to its facility in London, Ont., 30% to Lodi, NJ.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 25, 2017  

Premier says New Brunswick to have carbon pricing that respects economy

Despite commitment to move forward on carbon pricing, the government still hasn’t chosen a model to use.

News Manufacturing General Technology
September 6, 2017  

NB researcher to study 3D printing powered by thought

Working to understand the behaviour of 3D materials to harness their special properties for improved manufacturing.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 28, 2017  

Gallant to make final push in Washington on softwood lumber

New Brunswick premier to make the case for continuing an exclusion from additional tariff.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
August 21, 2017  

New Brunswick claims border beer case could ‘redesign’ Canadian federalism

Supreme Court of Canada to hear province’s appeal of the Comeau case.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2017  

NB premier optimistic after softwood meeting in Washington

Audience with Ross yielded no assurances as federal governments continue to negotiate.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
May 15, 2017  

NB hires former American ambassador David Wilkins as softwood envoy

He helped resolve an earlier dispute over softwood lumber, which won support from the Canadian lumber industry.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 27, 2017  

NB lowers small business income tax rate to 3%

Latest cut is the third since January, 2015, when the rate was 4.5%.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 7, 2017  

Lawsuit filed against NB marijuana producer over pesticides

Alleges company sold cannabis products containing toxic chemicals, myclobutanil and bifenazate.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 16, 2017  

NB university establishes cybersecurity ‘hub’

The institute will offer programs for various skill levels to address the widening cybersecurity knowledge gap.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 4, 2017  

Moosehead kills plan for Saint John small batch brewery

Brewer says the facility could not be completed within the planned budget.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
December 8, 2016  

New Brunswick to phase out coal, put price on carbon

Interim emission reductions are aligned with new federal regulations.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 26, 2016  

Atlantic provinces need to shed trade, regulatory barriers

Study says removing barriers could create gains across Canada as high as 3.3% of GDP.

News General
October 25, 2016  

NB climate change committee calls for ‘carbon pricing mechanism’

Recommends any revenue should be placed in a dedicated climate change fund.