Newsletter – Fall 2021

Dear Hampton Riding Constituents,

The Government of New Brunswick has been very busy this past year. Following is a partial list of the accomplishments that have helped our Riding and Province.

*Supporting the people of our tourism industry by extending the 20% tourism rebate

*Five-year action plan for addictions and mental health

*Building new nursing homes and affordable housing

*Manju Varma appointed Commissioner on systemic racism to develop an understanding of the nature and impact of systemic racism in New Brunswick.

*New fund for community recreation infrastructure

*Improving broadband in rural New Brunswick

*Amendments to allow for the use of image-capturing enforcement systems, such as school bus cameras, photo radar, red-light cameras and automated licence plate readers to gather evidence of potential violations of specified offences of the Motor Vehicle Act.

*Improving access to primary care with new nurse practitioner clinics

*Adding more LPNs, personal support workers and human services councillors

*Amendments to reduce personal income tax

Our Riding of Hampton has been the recipient of a number of grants, investments and upgrades to help improve the lives of our constituents including:

*The Provincial, Federal and Municipal Governments announced $15.4 million in funding for the Hampton Regional Multipurpose Facility.

*Student Employment Experience Development Placements: 22

*Hampton Seniors Resource Centre Community Investment Fund $5,000

*Lower Norton Shore Community Club Infrastructure-$5,000

*Royal Canadian Legion Branch 28 Equipment-$5,000

*Hampton Lions Club Kitchen Equipment-$4900

*Hampton Rotary Club-$2000 purchase of defibrillator Community Investment Fund

*Jervis Bay Legion-$10,000 Multi-Riding Partnership, Stairway to Service Monument

*Nauwigewauk Community Club Community Development Fund $38,500

*Hampton Rural Cemetery Community Investment Fund $5,000

*The Hampton Food Basket, Community Garden Lawn Tractor, Community Investment Fund $5,000

*John Peters Humphrey Foundation $8,100 Community Investment Fund

*Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed multiple surface upgrades, brush cutting and yellows lines for safer roads.

The Community Investment Fund provides support to local non-profit community based organizations and governments for initiatives such as festivals, national events, volunteer recognition events and community growth initiatives.

The Environmental Trust Fund provides assistance for projects with tangible, measurable results, aimed at protecting, preserving and enhancing the Province's natural environment. The Town of Hampton received $25,000 for their Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

Infrastructure investment supports modern regional multipurpose facility in Hampton

The Provincial, Federal and Municipal Governments announced $15.4 million in funding for the Hampton Regional Multipurpose Facility.

The 6,003 sq. metre (66,700 sq. ft.) facility will be built on a 1.2 hectare (30-acre) parcel of land owned by the town in the William Bell Drive Business Park. It will house an ice surface, changing rooms, washrooms, bleachers, walking track, one large community room space, leisure services offices, as well a lounge and canteen. The provision of an elevator will make the facility wheelchair accessible. See more details at this link: NEWS RELEASE

2021 Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) Funding Recipients

Dr. V.A. Snow Centre Hammond River Angling Association Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning Hampton Bible Camp Hampton Community Club Hampton Senior Resource Center Hampton Soccer Association Shining Horizons Therapeutic Riding Association St.Paul's Anglican Church Town of Hampton

For more information on the SEED Program visit their website at: https://www.workingnb.ca/seed

Hampton Riding Gallery

It is an honour to represent the Riding of Hampton. If you need assistance, have any questions or comments please contact our office

Gary Crossman,
MLA, Hampton Riding
Minister of Environment
Minister of Regional Development Corporation