Opposition Demands Clarity on Higgs Government Benefit Program

Opposition Demands Clarity on Higgs Government Benefit Program

FREDERICTON (February 21) – Today, the Official Opposition called on the Higgs government to provide clarification for New Brunswickers on the newly announced criteria for the $300 affordability payment announced at the 2024 State of the Province.   “Cost of living challenges are hitting all New Brunswickers, and especially those in vulnerable situations like seniors … Continued

NB Liberals nominate David Alston in Saint John East

FEBRUARY 20, 2024 (Saint John) – Liberals gathered in the riding of Saint John East this evening to officially nominate a candidate for the next provincial election.   “We are laser focussed on the year ahead and continue to build a team of hard working New Brunswickers who are dedicated to solving the challenges we’re … Continued

How to help fix the rental market

At a time when New Brunswickers are struggling to make ends meet, the Higgs government dropped more bad news for renters. The removal of phased-in rental increases is mind boggling. Coupled with this government’s failures on other programs aimed at renters, it’s simply cruel. This government’s track record on tenant protection and housing is abysmal. … Continued

Holt Calls on Minister Green to Keep Promise to Renters

FREDERICTON (February 7) – Today, Susan Holt, leader of the Opposition, calls on Social Development and Housing Minister Jill Green to keep the promises that she made to renters by ensuring the phased-in approach to rental increases for tenants is available to all. The call comes as CMHC reports the average rents in the province … Continued

NB Liberals announce 21 candidates ready to run in the next election

FREDERICTON (February 2nd) – Today, the New Brunswick Liberals announced that there are currently 21 nominated candidates ready to run in the 2024 election. Six recently nominated candidates join the 15 incumbent MLAs to form the Liberal team ready to bring their vision to New Brunswickers. Susan Holt, Leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party … Continued

NB Liberals nominate Tanya Whitney in Fredericton York

FREDERICTON (February 1, 2024) – Liberals gathered in the riding of Fredericton York Thursday evening to nominate the riding’s official candidate for the next provincial election.   “We are laser focussed on the year ahead, building a team of hard working New Brunswickers who are dedicated to solving the challenges we’re facing in our province,”said … Continued

NB Liberals nominate Luke Randall in Fredericton North

FREDERICTON (January 27, 2024) – Liberals gathered in the riding of Fredericton North this past Saturday to nominate the riding’s official candidate for the next provincial election.   In front of an animated crowd, Leader Susan Holt said, “New Brunswickers are facing serious challenges like affordability, finding a family doctor or a daycare space, and … Continued

Government receives failing grades ahead of State of the Province

Fredericton (January 24, 2024) – The New Brunswick Liberal Party published a report card today grading the current government’s progress on key files including healthcare, housing, cost of living, and education. The report card was compiled using data from community sector organizations, a survey of stakeholders, and third-party research.   “Ahead of the State of … Continued

Liberals release their vision ahead of State of the Province

Fredericton (January 23, 2024) – Ahead of the State of the Province address, the Liberal team released a video that outlines their vision for New Brunswick highlighting that a Holt government will bring people together, prioritize transparency, and listen to New Brunswickers when making decisions.   “The upcoming State of the Province should be an … Continued

Official Opposition releases report back from Roundtables series

Fredericton (January 17, 2024) – The Official Opposition is releasing its report after a series of six roundtables hosted across the province late last year. The report highlights the challenges and recommendations that emerged from discussions with subject matter experts, field workers and representative organizations.   “Listening to New Brunswickers and the people who work … Continued