Federal and Provincial Governments Invest in Summer Institute at UNB’s J. Herbert Smith Centre

Thanks to the University of New Brunswick’s Summer Institute, seven young professionals have expanded their entrepreneurial horizons. The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), and the Honourable Jody Carr, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, joined young entrepreneurs…

Ignite Fredericton Secures Funding for Local Immigration Partnership Initiative

Ignite Fredericton secures $60,000 from federal Citizenship & Immigration to create a Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) initiative in Fredericton. “The Government of Canada is pleased to support a Local Immigration Partnership so the community can better improve its integration outcomes,” remarked the Hon. Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton.  “The funding will be used…

Innovative kitchen project receives federal and provincial support

Food producers in New Brunswick have a new way to bring their products to market thanks in part to investments from the federal and provincial governments. Real Food Connections in Fredericton operates a retail facility specializing in New Brunswick-produced food and beverages and also promotes local food and food sustainability through its food-box delivery program.…

Federal Government Announces Intent to Expand Access to Canada Student Grants Program

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the Government’s intention to expand eligibility for Canada Student Grants for students from low- and middle-income families enrolled in short-duration educational programs. He was joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver. The…