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New Brunswick supports sustainability projects

In celebration of Earth Day, Environment and Local Government Minister Kim Jardine announced the recipients of the...


In celebration of Earth Day, Environment and Local Government Minister Kim Jardine announced the recipients of the 2003-2004 New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund (ETF) awards on April 22, 2003. A total of 214 projects will receive about $5-million in assistance from the trust fund, which provides assistance for action-oriented projects with tangible, measurable results to protect, preserve and enhance the province’s environment. The New Brunswick beverage containers recycling program generates funds for the ETF.

The New Brunswick-focussed entities eligible for funding include: community, regional and provincial-based environmental groups/organizations; municipalities and business improvement areas; non-profit organizations and institutions that are furthering sustainable development; and, national environmental organizations requesting assistance to undertake projects within New Brunswick.

The awards cover six categories: beautification, conservation, education, protection, restoration and sustainable development. A list of the awards can be found online at: http://www.gnb.ca/0009/0373/0004

For further information, contact Christelle Lger at 506-453-3700


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