Official Opposition to Bring Motion to Legislature on French Immersion

Official Opposition to Bring Motion to Legislature on French Immersion

Now that the consultation sessions on the proposed abolishment of French Immersion have ended, the Official Opposition is insisting the Higgs Government reverse its decision and reopen French Immersion registration for the 2023-24 school year and table a plan to properly resource the education system.   “Over the past few weeks, we have heard from … Continued

Liberal Association launches nomination process for Dieppe

The New Brunswick Liberal Association is excited to begin preparing for the highly anticipated by-elections: we are kicking off our efforts to elect three new Liberal MLAs.  The Dieppe Liberal Association will be holding their nominating convention on February 25, 2023 at the Wingate Hotel Dieppe.   “The Liberal party is growing, and we want … Continued

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

Update from Susan:100 Days Milestones

Dear Liberal friends,   I’m writing this to you on my 100th day on the job. What an amazing three months it has been since that remarkable Saturday at the Leadership Convention in August. Thank you for giving me this honour and opportunity!It’s been a busy 100 days. Here are a few of the things that … 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