11 June 2020 – Encouraging people to renew licences to prevent later backlog

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: New Brunswick
Lead People/Agency: Service New Brunswick

Overview: The provincial government is encouraging people with licences, registrations, certificates and permits that had their expiration dates extended until the end of June due to the COVID-19 pandemic are being encouraged to renew their documents now. This can be done online, as Service New Brunswick has increased the number of services available online, as this will likely prevent the backlog that will occur upon the opening of in-person services at the end of June.
Full details here: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/corporate/promo/covid-19/news/news_release.2020.06.0340.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Government of New Brunswick
Evidence/Justification: Prevent backlog upon in-person re-opening of Service New Brunswick