N.B. Lieutenant Governor receiving treatment following cancer diagnosis

New Brunswick's Lieutenant Governor Jocelyne Roy Vienneau says she's receiving treatment after being diagnosed with cancer.

Roy Vienneau made the announcement at Fredericton's Run for the Cure event yesterday.

She was diagnosed in late spring, but according to a statement from her principal secretary Tim Richardson, she is now cancer free, but undergoing chemotherapy.

Richardson said the type of cancer isn't being disclosed. and Roy Vienneau is expected to carry on and perform her duties.

Richardson says "New Brunswickers can be assured that Roy Vienneau is able to live up to her Constitutional, Legislative and social role  - including finding a path to responsible government in New Brunswick."