Category Archives: Funding

Blackville Resource Centre Receives Grant

The Greater Blackville Resource Centre has received a grant in the amount of $1,960 from the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. These funds are in support of the centre’s community-driven project to increase access to healthy food, enhance food skills, and strengthen their community capacity.

Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart presented the Community Food Action Program Grant to Greater Blackville Resource Centre President and Founder Pastor Albertine LeBlanc on Saturday, August 24 at the centre’s fundraising yard sale. Also in attendance were volunteers Joy Underhill, Penny Siddall, Lorraine Underhill, Darlene Jardine, Secretary/Treasurer Stacy Underhill, Deanna Nordin, Amy Walls and Miranda Nordin.

This Grant Program contributes to the implementation of the New Brunswick Wellness Strategy, which works to improve mental fitness and resilience, increase physical activity levels, healthy eating and tobacco-free living.

Blackville Resource Centre Receives Grant

Blackville Soccer Club Receives Grant

The Blackville Soccer Club was recently provided a grant in the amount of $3,500 in support of the Learn to Play Soccer Project. This GO NB grant is provided through the Sport and Recreation Branch of the Department as part of the Cananda-New Brunswick Bilateral Agreement to Advance Sport Participation. The Province of New BrunswickContinue Reading

Province Investing in Blackville Park

At a press conference today in Blackville, Premier David Alward, along with MLA Jake Stewart and mayor Matt Sturgeon, announced that the New Brunswick government is investing $75,000 in improvements to the community park. “Investing in community infrastructure projects that promote healthy living is a key part of our government’s plan to rebuild New BrunswickContinue Reading

Provincial, federal funding for infrastructure upgrade in Upper Miramichi

UPPER MIRAMICHI (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $56,598 to upgrade the community park in the rural community of Upper Miramichi. “Our government is proud to invest in important community infrastructure projects that promote healthy living for residents and families, and that make our communities even better places in whichContinue Reading

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

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 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

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