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Links to official COVID-19 information (updated May 11)

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2021/05/10 - 09:35

Links to official COVID-19 information, including links to the latest official Proclamation and Mandatory Order, Updated N.B. Recovery Plan / Plan de rétablissement du N.-B., Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), WorkSafe NB, and other links.

Highlights:
- All Zones are in YELLOW as of May 11;
- New rules for travelling into New Brunswick:
EN: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/eco-bce/Promo/covid-19/…
FR: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/eco-bce/Promo/covid-19/…
Government of New Brunswick news releases:
EN: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html
FR: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/fr/nouvelles/communiques_recentes.html

Exercise Synergy Challenge 2021 planned for October 2021

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2021/02/10 - 16:18
The two day event on October 6-7 will involve hundreds of participants from dozens of National, Provincial, Local and other organizations, to deal with a simulated cyber-attack on the power grid which will impact the PLNGS. Initial planning is still underway by organizations on what their part in the exercise will be. Amateur radio plays a part in the NB Power / NB EMO emergency response plan, and this exercise will be a chance to test and evaluate the established EMO emergency plans.

Surprise EMO Exercise Net Held

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2021/02/04 - 17:30

An impromptu EMO Exercise Net was hold at 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2021, the one-year anniversary of the EMO declaring a state of emergency as a result of the Covd-19 pandemic.

Dennis VE9AAE reported 45 participants checking in on VHF and Al VE1RG reported 12 checking in on 3.730 on 80 m.  During the net, an e-mail was sent to all those on the IRG contact list to alert them of the ongoing net.

Atlantic bubble travel

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2020/07/03 - 11:00

Effective Friday, July 3, residents of the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador) can travel within the four provinces without the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days.  Here are more details on travel information from the GNB website:  English  Français

 

 

State of emergency declared in response to COVID-19

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2020/03/19 - 15:19
FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government today declared a state of emergency under section 12 of the Emergency Measures Act to enhance measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus). “The health and well-being of every New Brunswicker must remain our number one priority,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. “With the support of the of the chief medical officer of health, and with the support of the all-party cabinet committee, we are taking this extraordinary measure to provided greater assistance to the health-care sector fighting the spread of COVID-19 in the province.”