Broken Liberal promises a double attack on families and day cares, Cardy says

FREDERICTON – NDP Leader Dominic Cardy is calling Liberal broken promises and cuts an assault on hard working families.

“New Brunswickers simply cannot trust Brian Gallant,” Cardy said after the Liberals admitted to breaking a promise at the center of last summer’s campaign.

“When the Liberals announced the budget in March, it contained nothing about cutting day care subsidies or about breaking a promise to New Brunswick families to help with the high costs of daycare,” Cardy said. “Less than two months later the reality facing parents is fewer day care spaces and higher costs of the remaining ones.”

“To make matters worse, the Liberals are now blaming the Conservatives’ fiscal record for their own broken promises. This is simply preposterous,” Cardy said. “The Liberals knew the situation before announcing the budget and well before the cuts to day cares and the broken promises to parents.”

“Instead of helping low-to-middle income families and making child care more affordable and accessible, Brian Gallant is focused on the same old Liberal pork barrel style politics.”

“Mr. Gallant was supposed to be a different kind of leader,” Cardy said, “but we see now that he is no different from recent Liberal leaders, helping their friends at the cost of everyday average New Brunswickers.”

“New Brunswick deserves better.”