All posts in Economy

  • Not our choices: Unions protest NB budget consultation
    January 14, 2016, by Asaf Rashid

    New Brunswick union representatives and supporters protested planned cuts to education and health care and moves to privatize at the latest government of New Brunswick public consultation on the upcoming […]

  • $15/hour minimum wage campaign launches in NB
    December 1, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    The NB Common Front for Social Justice, backed by 27 community and labour organizations, is calling on the New Brunswick government to implement a $15/hour minimum wage. New Brunswick’s minimum […]

  • Looking behind the mask of austerity in New Brunswick
    June 22, 2015, by Asaf Rashid

    One word defines the New Brunswick 2015 /2016 budget and its aftermath: austerity, largely felt through cuts to public services. The cuts have galvanized the creation of the NB Prosperity […]

  • NB Prosperity, Not Austerity Coalition forms
    June 15, 2015, by NB Prosperity, Not Austerity Coalition

    Many civil society organisations in the province have decided to join voices to clearly and loudly express that austerity policies are not the solution to the current economic situation, and […]