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The Province of
New Brunswick (NB)


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The capital of New Brunswick is Fredericton.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for New Brunswick: NB

Typical abbreviation for New Brunswick: N.B.

Keeping in mind that Canada is officially bilingual, the French name for New Brunswick is 'Nouveau-Brunswick' (which is abbreviated: N.- B.).

When the people of New Brunswick refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The province of New Brunswick is in the Atlantic Time (AST/ADT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in New Brunswick, where approximately 57% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones) and 9% speak only French (ie- Francophones).

Nicknames for New Brunswick: "The Picture Province"; "The Loyalist Province"

Provincial Motto: "Spem Reduxit" (Hope was restored)

Provincial Bird: Black-Capped Chickadee (parus atricapillus)

Provincial Tree: Balsam Fir (abies balsamea)

Provincial Flower: Purple Violet (viola cucullata)

Confederation: New Brunswick joined the Confederation on Jul 1, 1867.

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