Location, flag and current car licence plate of New Brunswick
New Brunswick locates the eastern maritime area, and the only constitutionally
in Canada. The majority is English-speaking, but there is also 32 percent
Total population of New Brunswick is estimated about 750,000 in 2009. Although
in the Province has changed significantly, the city inhabitants of Saint
John has been steady
declined for several decades.
The climate of Saint John is humid temperate continental. Average low temperature
is -12.7 C, high in July is 22.4 C.
The city of Saint John, New Brunswick
(L) Reversing Falls, Saint Johne (R) Miramichi River, New Brunswick
(L) Grand Falls, New Brunswick (R) Saint John Throughway, the right side
access is connected to the Hourbor Bridge.
(L) University of New Brunswick, Fredericton (R) The population decreased
in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Smoke-free Places Act, New Brunswick
It prohibits smoking in indoor workplaces and enclosed public places, including
bingo halls, bowling alleys, casinos, restaurants, bars, and outdoor eating
drinking areas within restaurants and bars.
Ban on smoking in vehicles with children comes into effect in January 2010.
Motorists are being reminded that a provincial ban on smoking in motor
vehicles when children are
present comes into effect Jan. 1, 2010. "The prohibition of smoking
in cars when children are in car
will ensure more protection for young people from the health risks associated
with second-hand smoke,"
said Health Minister Mary Schryer. "This initiative is a step forward
to protect the public from
second-hand smoke and to reduce the use of tobacco products."
The Smoke-free Places Act prohibits smoking in a motor vehicle when a person
younger than 16 is present.
Similar legislation exists in Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and
the Yukon, and is being put in force
in Manitoba and Prince Edward Island. Research has shown that the effects
of second-hand smoke are
experienced more intensely by children than adults because of their frequent
respiratory rates. In sealed,
enclosed spaces such as cars, tobacco-smoke may reach levels 23 times higher
than in a house.
"This legislation will go a long way in protecting New Brunswick children
from the dangers of second hand
smoke, said Anne McTiernan-Gamble, the executive director of the Canadian
"Reducing exposure to tobacco is critical to ensuring the best possible
health outcomes for our children
now and in the future. "Provincial drivers are reminded that failure
to comply with the legislation is
a punishable offence, and offending drivers may face fines of $140-$570.
Other initiatives aimed at
decreasing and recouping costs associated with tobacco use in New Brunswick
have included a ban on
tobacco displays and point-of-sale tobacco advertising as well as the launch
of a lawsuit against tobacco
"This ban is also another step in the de-normalization of tobacco
products, which will reduce how often children
see tobacco being used, said Schryer. "It is another effort in not
only reducing children's exposure to second-hand
smoke but also in trying to prevent children from beginning to use tobacco
products. It will encourage
the residents of New Brunswick to lead a healthier lifestyle that does
not include tobacco."
Source: Communications New Brunswick, Fredericton, December 30, 2009
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