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May 4, 2018, by Leo Melanson

Twenty years ago this month, the City of Moncton signed a deal with a for-profit corporation to build, finance and operate our new drinking water treatment plant. No one disputes […]

Panhandlers need income assistance, not policing

May 4, 2018, by Sylvia Hale

The solution to the “problem” of panhandlers in Fredericton, if there is any problem, is to increase income assistance rates, not to incre ...

It’s time for a higher N.B. minimum wage

February 17, 2018, by Jean-Claude Basque

It is time for New Brunswick to increase its minimum wage.  And contrary to the view of opponents, there are many convincing arguments for adopting t ...

Knowing is half the battle – Modernize the Right to Information Act

January 26, 2018, by Daniel Légère

Limits surrounding the public’s right to information requests keep New Brunswickers in the dark about the true costs of privatization deals. In Janu ...

  • Opposing health care privatization is not fear mongering
    November 27, 2017, by Cecile Cassista

    Bill No. 5 integrating the Extra-Mural, Ambulance NB and Telecare Programs is now being studied by a standing committee of the Legislative Assembly. If adopted, it will allow the Government […]