The Liberal Party supports the First Nations call for continued dialogue

The Liberal Party supports the First Nations call for continued dialogue

“The Liberal Opposition is very concerned by the Higgs Government’s actions with respect to revenue-sharing agreements with First Nations, and we want to collectively voice our support for the communities’ position. Sadly, the Premier’s confrontational, my-way-or-the-highway approach to First Nations is consistent with how his Ministers have handled other critical issues including union negotiations, health … Continued

Official Opposition disappointed in the response to review of the Official Languages Act

The Official Opposition is expressing their disappointment and frustration with the Higgs Government’s management of the Review of the Official Languages Act, as well as their subsequent response.   “After waiting almost a year for the response to the review of the Official Languages Act, this is what we get? A vague announcement that the … Continued

Government must update New Brunswickers on the state of healthcare

The Official Opposition is calling on the Higgs Government to hold a public update on the state of healthcare in New Brunswick.   “Right now everyone has friends, family members or colleagues who are uncommonly sick and we all know our hospital system isn’t in a position to serve them” says Rob McKee, Leader of … Continued

Official Opposition concerned by findings in the Auditor General’s report

Following the release of the Auditor General’s report, the Official Opposition is expressing serious concern over the Higgs government’s management of environmental issues.   “The Auditor General’s report is another example of how out of touch this government really is. From flooding, to erosion, to contaminated sites, the Higgs government has failed to make the … Continued

Higgs Government’s actions hurting quality of life in New Brunswick

The Liberal Opposition is expressing concern over the Higgs Government’s recent actions and decisions that are impacting the quality of life in New Brunswick.   “We hear it everywhere we go; New Brunswickers are crying out for support, stability, and respect. Yet, if you listen to the Higgs Government’s statements in the Legislative Assembly, things … Continued

Workers have the right to a fair bargaining process

The Official Opposition is condemning elements of a bill tabled earlier today by the Higgs Government, An Act to Amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, because it heavily impacts workers right to strike.   “Workers have fought hard for the right to bargain, and this bill goes against the spirit of that bargaining process” … Continued

The Higgs Government votes against a motion to help New Brunswick make ends meet

Earlier today the Higgs Government passed Bill 10, An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Income Tax Act, a bill that benefits those with higher incomes but ignores people struggling to make ends meet.   “It’s disappointing that this government doesn’t understand that it’s the people who make less money that need more help right … Continued

Liberal Leader Susan Holt to seek nomination in Bathurst East-Nepisiguit-Saint-Isidore

Liberal Leader Susan Holt was pleased to announce earlier today, surrounded by liberal supporters, members of caucus and local residents, that she will seek the nomination to become the Liberal candidate for Bathurst East-Nepisiguit-Saint-Isidore when the byelections are held. “I am thrilled that I have the chance to run in this beautiful riding, and hopefully … Continued

New Brunswick Liberal Association Appoints New Executive Director

Liberal Leader, Susan Holt, has announced the appointment of Hannah Fulton Johnston as the new Executive Director of the New Brunswick Liberal Association.  “Hannah brings to the table a wealth of experience and knowledge, and we are thrilled that she has accepted the role of Executive Director,” said Holt.   A graduate from St. Thomas … Continued

Liberal Opposition updates

The Leader of the New Brunswick Liberals is pleased to announce that the MLA for Moncton-Centre, Rob McKee, has been named Leader of the Official Opposition.   “I am honoured to serve in this role and I’m grateful to Susan for this opportunity” says Rob McKee, MLA Moncton-Centre and Leader of the Official Opposition. “I … Continued