Public Safety News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/public-safety/news.html Public Safety News Releases 2019 Crime prevention awards and certificates http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0591.html Individuals and organizations from across the province received certificates and awards for their efforts in support of crime prevention initiatives at the annual luncheon hosted by the Crime Prevention Association of New Brunswick. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:04:00 -0400 Request for proposals issued for a single private operator model for recreational cannabis sales in New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0585.html The provincial government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a single private operator to undertake the operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:09:00 -0400 Emergency management course now available online http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0580.html The Basic Emergency Management course is now available online for free to the emergency management community. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:38:00 -0400 Storm preparedness begins at home http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0571.html Storm Preparedness Week, Nov. 3-9, is an opportunity to remind New Brunswickers of the need to be ready in case of an emergency. Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:27:00 -0400 Move clocks back and change smoke alarm batteries on Nov. 3 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.11.0568.html As New Brunswickers move their clocks back one hour this weekend, they are also reminded to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and replace the batteries if necessary. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:12:00 -0400 Two-year motor vehicle inspections proposed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0565.html The provincial government has proposed new regulations under the Motor Vehicle Act which would allow personal passenger vehicles to be re-inspected once every two years. The regulations have been posted for public review until Nov. 27. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:01:00 -0400 Establishment fined for Liquor Control Act violation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0529.html A licensed establishment in Bathurst has been found to be in violation of the Liquor Control Act, the Department of Public Safety announced. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:58:00 -0400 Conservation officers conduct early-morning checks on hunters http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0526.html Provincial and federal enforcement officers recently performed checks on about 40 hunters in the Hampton Marsh area and issued one ticket, one warning and one charge. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:16:00 -0400 Plan your escape – Fire Prevention Week 2019 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.10.0523.html Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12 in New Brunswick. This year's theme, Not every hero wears a cape – Plan and practice your escape! focuses on the importance of home-escape planning. Fri, 04 Oct 2019 14:03:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of a child death review http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.09.0514.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the death of a child whose family was known to the Department of Social Development. The results of the review were released today by Chief Coroner Gregory Forestell. Wed, 25 Sep 2019 14:08:00 -0400 Cleanup underway after hurricane Dorian http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.09.0499.html Cleanup and power restoration efforts are underway following the passage of hurricane Dorian overnight. Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:53:00 -0400 Memorial service to honour fallen peace officers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.08.0472.html The names of two former Fredericton police officers will be added to the New Brunswick Peace Officers’ Memorial in time for this year’s ceremony. Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:35:00 -0400 Disaster financial assistance deadline Aug. 30 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.08.0468.html The deadline to apply for disaster financial assistance related to the 2019 spring flood is Aug. 30. Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:26:00 -0400 Details of guns and gangs strategy investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.08.0444.html The provincial government announced today the details of New Brunswick’s Gun and Gang Violence Action Fund. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:18:00 -0400 New fire marshal appointed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.07.0432.html Michael A. Lewis has been appointed provincial fire marshal. Thu, 25 Jul 2019 09:44:00 -0400 Front plates can be disposed of at Service New Brunswick locations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.07.0421.html Motorists who want to dispose of front licence plates can take them to their nearest Service New Brunswick Centre starting today. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:10:00 -0400 Recommendations to improve safety at lumber processing plants http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0399.html Recommendations have been made to improve the safety of people working at lumber processing plants. The recommendations follow a coroner’s inquest in Edmundston. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 09:33:00 -0400 Front plate requirement to be eliminated July 15 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0390.html The requirement of front licence plates on passenger and light commercial vehicles in New Brunswick will be eliminated July 15. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:44:00 -0400 Coroner’s inquest scheduled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0374.html Chief Coroner Gregory Forestell announced that an inquest into the death of Wanny Pelletier has been scheduled for June 24-26 at the Edmundston Provincial Court, 121 de l’Église St., Carrefour Assomption. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:56:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of two child death reviews http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0372.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the deaths of two children whose families were known to the Department of Social Development. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 08:54:00 -0400 International Roadcheck 2019 to take place June 4-6 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0358.html Department of Public Safety enforcement officers will be on the lookout for a variety of safety violations as New Brunswick takes part in the annual International Roadcheck program, June 4-6. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:16:00 -0400 New storybook launched to help child victims http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0348.html A new storybook resource was launched today to help children, aged five to 11, before testifying in court. Wed, 29 May 2019 15:40:00 -0400 New Brunswick hosts National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week symposium http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0336.html A symposium will be held in Fredericton today as part of National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, which runs from May 26 to June 1. Mon, 27 May 2019 10:44:00 -0400 Consultant to review New Brunswick Police Commission http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0311.html An independent consultant will review the policies, practices and procedures of the New Brunswick Police Commission. Mon, 13 May 2019 09:05:00 -0400 Help is available for disaster financial assistance claims http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0306.html Satellite and temporary pop-up offices are opening in flood-affected regions to assist people with their disaster financial assistance claims. Fri, 10 May 2019 11:32:00 -0400 Take precautions to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0295.html As New Brunswickers perform routine spring maintenance and clean up after recent flooding, they are reminded to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Wed, 08 May 2019 10:08:00 -0400 Alert Ready test to be conducted May 8 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0290.html Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will be tested in New Brunswick on Wednesday, May 8, at 10:55 a.m. Tue, 07 May 2019 08:44:00 -0400 Water levels in most regions now below flood stage http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0289.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Mon, 06 May 2019 12:04:00 -0400 Chief coroner releases results of a child death review http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0287.html The Child Death Review Committee has reviewed the death of a child whose family was known to the Department of Social Development. Mon, 06 May 2019 10:56:00 -0400 New Brunswickers are encouraged to take advantage of flood cleanup and financial resources http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0284.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 05 May 2019 12:12:00 -0400 Residents with homes affected by flood reminded to register damages http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0283.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 04 May 2019 12:06:00 -0400 Residents affected by flooding can apply for disaster relief and increased advance payments http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0281.html A Disaster Financial Assistance program has been launched by the provincial government to help individuals, small businesses and municipalities cope with property damage from this year’s spring freshet. This year’s program will include increased advance payments to ensure residents can return to their homes as soon as possible. Fri, 03 May 2019 14:50:00 -0400 Health and safety inspection teams now assessing damage to flood-affected homes http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0279.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:22:00 -0400 New Brunswick enters early stages of flood recovery http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0275.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Thu, 02 May 2019 12:36:00 -0400 Homeowners to receive extra help for flood cleanup http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0273.html Residents undertaking recovery activities following major flooding will receive help from the provincial government. Wed, 01 May 2019 13:27:00 -0400 REVISED / Residents should remain cautious as water levels slowly recede http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0272.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Wed, 01 May 2019 12:01:00 -0400 People asked to follow water-safety procedures in flooded areas http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0269.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 12:24:00 -0400 Caution required despite decreasing water levels http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0263.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:40:00 -0400 New Brunswickers urged to be patient as river levels remain high http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0260.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 28 Apr 2019 13:15:00 -0400 Water levels will remain high for the coming days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0258.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 27 Apr 2019 11:48:00 -0400 Increase in water levels expected due to rain during the weekend http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0253.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:15:00 -0400 More communities in southern regions to be affected by flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0249.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NBEMO), River Watch 2019: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:20:00 -0400 Trans-Canada Highway to be closed between Oromocto and River Glade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.04.0247.html Due to rising waters along the Saint John River, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure along with the highway’s P3 operator MRDC is planning a full closure of Route 2, the Trans-Canada Highway, between Oromocto and River Glade as of 7 p.m. today. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:08:00 -0400 Residents can now report damages related to spring flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0245.html Residents affected by the 2019 spring freshet can report damage by calling 1-888-298-8555 or by registering online. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:10:00 -0400 Residents in regions affected by flooding should consider evacuating http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0244.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:53:00 -0400 Water levels remain high in southern regions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0240.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:08:00 -0400 Flood levels continue to rise in regions south of Fredericton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0237.html Water levels in Fredericton and in northern regions have begun to stabilize, but levels in southern areas will continue to rise. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:41:00 -0400 Communities being impacted by flooding on the Saint John River basin http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0235.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:04:00 -0400 Residents along the St. John River system should remain on high alert http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0233.html The following advisory was issued today by the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, River Watch 2019. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:46:00 -0400 Federal government accepts New Brunswick government’s request for assistance for spring flooding http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.04.0232.html A Government of New Brunswick request for assistance in dealing with spring flooding has been accepted by the federal government. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:40:00 -0400 Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:04:00 -0400