As per Public Health’s Guidance Document for General Public Health Measures, New Brunswick churches must have and follow a COVID-19 Operational Plan to show adherance to public health measures and guidelines in order to open. 

As of November 27: 

  • Zone 3 (Fredericton area) goes to Orange level.  Zones 1 and 2 (Moncton and Saint John regions) continue at Orange level:  in-person services are limited to 50 participants, or fewer depending upon the size of the facility, with two metres of physical distancing (except for performing end-of-life rituals). Continuous mask wearing is required. No singing is permitted. Other indoor religious observances, funerals, celebrations of life, marriage ceremonies, receptions and social gatherings of more than 25 people are prohibited.
  • For all other zones (Yellow level): masks must be worn, and two metres of distance must be in place for singing to be permitted – otherwise, no singing is allowed.  The exemption for officiants and song leaders is still published on the GNB website.
  • Masks are mandatory even at outdoor gatherings and in public spaces, beyond family bubbles.
  • GNB FAQ for November 20.

Province of New Brunswick

Bishop's/Synod Office

Chambers of Commerce

You are encouraged to connect with your local Chamber of Commerce.

In particular, the Fredericton Chamber has identified companies and such where PPE (personal protective equipment) and BPP (business preparedness products) are available to be sourced from.  

The three (Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton) chambers worked together to provided this document.  

Government of Canada


Sanitizing Products

  • Big Fiddle Still, craft distillery from Harvey now producing hand sanitizer, 506-366-8002, - charging their cost plus $1 which goes to food banks
  • Fredericton/Keswick-based GAP Group - hand sanitizer (75% alcohol), disinfectant and face masks
  • Maxill - Canadian company with many years supplying sanitizing products to dentists
  • DVine Labs - Ontario company producing hand sanitizer - price list