Author Archives: Jake Stewart

NB Day Celebrations

NB Day Celebrations

I took the time today to reflect on the outright success of the official NB Day celebrations in Blackville. What a testimony to the strength, wit, and hospitality of our people. The words of Chief Augustine appealed to all of us and the traditional drum was soothing to an audience filled with culture. Winston’s bagpipesContinue Reading

Blackville to hold official provincial New Brunswick Day celebration

Blackville to hold official provincial New Brunswick Day celebration

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – Official New Brunswick Day celebrations will be held this year on Monday, Aug. 5, in Blackville. “New Brunswick Day is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the past and present of our culture and way of life,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder. “Last year’s celebrations in Saint-AndréContinue Reading

$1.4-million bridge repairs to be carried out in Blackville

$1.4-million bridge repairs to be carried out in Blackville

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – Southwest Miramichi Bridge No. 2, located on Route 118 in Blackville, will undergo $1.4 million in repairs during the next two years. “The work involves full-deck rehabilitation on most of the structure,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Claude Williams. “Phase One will begin in early July and will continue into the fall. TheContinue Reading

Provincial government investing in improvements to Blackville playground

Provincial government investing in improvements to Blackville playground

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – The New Brunswick government is investing $15,000 in improvements to the playground in Blackville. “The provincial government is proud to invest in community projects that promote healthy living for families,” said Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart. “Today’s investment will increase wellness in the Blackville region.” Stewart was appearing on behalf of EconomicContinue Reading

Provincial, federal governments invest in upgrades for Atlantic Salmon Museum

DOAKTOWN (GNB) – The Atlantic Salmon Museum will improve its electrical and heating systems thanks to support from the provincial and federal governments. The announcement was made today by Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart, who attended on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud, and Miramichi MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon, on behalf of National RevenueContinue Reading

Funding for Doaktown Golf Course program

Funding for Doaktown Golf Course program

DOAKTOWN (GNB) – The provincial government  has provided a grant of $4,600 to the Doaktown Old Mill Pond Golf Course. The grant was awarded under the Active Communities Grant Program, which supports projects and activities that have an emphasis on physical activity through new or enhanced programming in communities. “I am pleased that this programContinue Reading

Deputy Premier Visits Outdoor Rink Facility

Deputy Premier Visits Outdoor Rink Facility

Deputy Premier and Minister the Hon. Paul Robichaud stopped by the Blackville Outdoor Rink Facility recently to meet Rec. Council President Ian Fortune, newly elected Mayor Hal Muck and Councilor Matt Sturgeon, and to visualize the investment made in partnership with the Municipal Council. The Minister supported me and the community in securing $44,400 ofContinue Reading

Province invests in infrastructure improvements at local arena

RENOUS (GNB) – The provincial government is investing $90,000 in infrastructure improvements to the Tom Donovan Arena in Renous. “Our government’s investment will help ensure this important recreational facility is available to serve the entire Renous region for many years to come,” said Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud. “The provincial government is proud to investContinue Reading

Investment in Doaktown arena

DOAKTOWN (CNB) – The provincial government is investing $40,000 to upgrade the Doaktown Community Arena. “The provincial government is proud to invest in these types of community projects that promote healthy living for families,” said Jake Stewart, MLA for Southwest Miramichi. Stewart attended the event on behalf of Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud. The fundingContinue Reading

Investment made to improve community rink

BARNABY RIVER (CNB) – The provincial government is investing $15,000 in improvements to the community outdoor rink in Barnaby River. “The provincial government is proud to invest in community projects that promote healthy living for families,” said Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart. “Today’s investment will increase wellness in Barnaby River and area.” Stewart made theContinue Reading