Official Opposition to Host Series of Roundtables on Priority Issues

Official Opposition to Host Series of Roundtables on Priority Issues

Fredericton (July 18, 2023) – The Official Opposition is hosting a series of six roundtables across the province to discuss the top issues identified by New Brunswickers. The roundtables will invite subject matter experts, field workers and representative organizations to discuss current issues in the sector and explore solutions. The information gathered at these roundtables … Continued

Opposition Organ & Tissue Donation Bill Receives Royal Assent

The Human Organ and Tissue Gift Act, now known as Avery’s Law, introduced by the Official Opposition received unanimous consent of the Legislative Assembly and Royal Assent. New Brunswick is now the second province in Canada to enact deemed consent legislation for its human organ and tissue donation program. In the coming months, the Department … Continued

Liberal Party proposes 6 focus areas and action items to address the Housing Crisis

Fredericton (May 15, 2023) – The New Brunswick Liberal Caucus is taking a step forward in demonstrating their commitment to housing by releasing a new report that outlines actionable items to remove barriers and energize the housing sector. Susan Holt, the Leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party alongside Liberal MLAs has spent the last … Continued

Official Opposition Introduces Amended Legislation to Decrease Organ & Tissue Donation Wait Times

Fredericton (May 10, 2023) – The Official Opposition has introduced an Act to Amend the Human Tissue Gift Act with the goal of increasing organ and tissue donation in New Brunswick. The Act proposes amendments that could see New Brunswick become the second jurisdiction in Canada, following Nova Scotia, to operate its human tissue donation … Continued

Statement on Policy 713 and Council Day

“We want to start by thanking and assuring teachers and other community leaders. You do not stand alone; all members of the Liberal caucus are with you.   Policy 713 is integral to 2SLGBTQIA+ students, allies and our education system as a whole. The policy provides everyone confidence and assurance that they will be welcomed … Continued

Official Opposition offers solutions to help New Brunswickers’ cost of living

The Official Opposition will debate two motions today in the Legislative Assembly that will help New Brunswickers with the rising cost of living. The two motions relate to removing the Provincial Sales Tax on NB Power bills and providing upfront support for post-secondary students.   Motion 30 urges the government to remove the provincial portion … Continued

Marco LeBlanc will be the Liberal candidate for Restigouche-Chaleur

The New Brunswick Liberal Party is pleased to announce Marco LeBlanc has been officially nominated as the Liberal candidate for the riding of Restigouche-Chaleur.    “I am excited that Marco will be joining our team to run as the Liberal Candidate in the Restigouche-Chaleur by-election” says Susan Holt, Leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party. … Continued

2023-24 Budget: Don’t leave New Brunswickers behind

Next week, Finance Minister Ernie Steeves will table the fifth budget of the Higgs Government. After consulting with citizens and stakeholders, the Liberal Opposition is sharing what it hopes to see in the 2023-24 provincial budget.   “Team Higgs is improving their own bottom line while the people of New Brunswick continue to suffer. That’s … Continued

6 Ideas to improve Mental Health Access in NB

Increase the mobile mental health crisis unit service to 24/7. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing some of our ideas to improve mental health access and supports. First up, we would like to see expanded service hours for the mobile crisis unit so that it operates 24/7. The hours of the mobile unit … Continued

Contested nomination for Restigouche-Chaleur

The New Brunswick Liberal Association is delighted to announce the names of the candidates seeking the Liberal nomination for the riding of Restigouche-Chaleur. The NBLA received two candidate packages prior to the deadline of March 3 at 4:30pm, which met all compliance requirements and were subsequently reviewed and approved by the Green Light Committee. The … Continued