How New Brunswick’s four-step plan to recover from COVID-19 works

Must Read

Large power outage in the South Peace

UPDATE as of 10:45pm - Power has been restored to the majority of customers. For updates...

Ardill family ranch celebrates 100 years

FORT ST. JOHN - The Ardill family is celebrating 100 years of ranching in British Columbia in...

Two more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern Health Region, 50 new cases across BC

VICTORIA, B.C. - The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Northern Health Region is up to...

New Brunswick is the first province in Canada to begin relaxing the restrictions it put in place to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.

On April 24, Premier Blaine Higgs was joined by his political rivals: Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers, Green Party Leader David Coon and People’s Alliance of New Brunswick Leader Kris Austin, in announcing the immediate reduction of safety restrictions.

It was another act of cross-party support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has seen Higgs invite the fellow party leaders to form an all-party cabinet committee.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

The decision to relax the restrictions came as New Brunswick experienced a sixth straight day of no new cases.

READ MORE: New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 for the seventh straight day

“Welcome to the new normal,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of health, on Friday after announcing the province has not had a new case since April 18.

Story continues below advertisement

That ‘new normal’ will be guided by four colour-coded public health alert levels: Red, Orange, Yellow and Green.


More Articles Like This