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Statement on Child Care Action Plan

First, we congratulate the government on finally coming out with the childcare plan they promised in the last election albeit very late in their mandate. Most of the funding is committed after the election this September and therefore this may be more about getting re-elected than helping families. Second, it does not seem as though […]

New Year’s Pledges from the NDP

In December, I pledged as my New Year’s resolutions to fight against child poverty and to be a strong voice for New Brunswick women.  The New Democratic Party’s first platform plank gives me a running start towards meeting these pledges. In November, the NDP announced that we would implement a $15 per hour minimum wage. […]

It’s time for real leadership on climate change.

The Gallant Liberal government has announced that they will not put a price on Carbon. By only levying heavy industry, the Gallant government risks not covering enough of the economy by the Carbon levy to satisfy the standards set out by the Federal government. With this half-baked plan, Gallant risks missing our emissions reduction targets. […]

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