All posts in Letters to the Editor

May 9, 2017, by Bruce Wark

To the editor, A front-page story published in the May edition of The Brief reports incorrectly that a recent Corporate Research Associates poll shows “surging support” for the New Brunswick NDP […]

Irving paper defends Irving tax deal

May 4, 2016, by Jean-Claude Basque

Saint John City Council is trying to renegotiate a 25 year agreement it made with Irving in 2005 that gave the company an annual property tax break on ...

Base Gagetown continues annual spray program despite new warnings

August 26, 2015, by Gloria Paul

It is surprising that Base Gagetown still chooses to repeatedly burn on the Base training area, despite what is now know about combusted dioxins, whil ...

No place for discrimination in NB health care: RJNB

July 24, 2015, by Reproductive Justice NB

As the Minister of Health, Victor Boudreau is responsible for ensuring that the plans, priorities and actions of New Brunswick health care providers a ...

  • Time for fair monetary return from NB’s Crown forest
    February 11, 2015, by Norval Balch

    New Brunswick’s Crown land forests are obviously our most important natural resource, so it only makes sense to manage them so that the province obtains a fair monetary return from […]

  • Give the gift of permanent status to migrant workers
    December 16, 2014, by Daniel Legere, President, CUPE - SCFP - NB

    This holiday season while Canadians gather with their family and friends, thousands of migrant live-in caregivers, the vast majority of them women, will be separated from their families.  These women […]

  • Maliseets, declare your pipeline stance
    November 19, 2014, by Andrea Bear Nicholas

    I am concerned about Frank McKenna’s comments that the Treaties of Peace and Friendship mean that First Nations would not have authority to impede development on land in the province. […]

  • The danger of electronic voting machines
    September 25, 2014, by Gary Heathcote

    Nearly all agree: A “fiasco” it was, “confusion” reigned and “technical glitches” explain the strangeness of election night results from New Brunswick’s “vote tabulation system.” Or, rather, from voting machines […]

  • My positive abortion experience
    September 5, 2014, by Jaden Fitzherbert

    I’ve been following letters to the editor that have been submitted in recent weeks, all discussing how terrible abortion is and how so many women regret their decisions and suffer […]

  • Moncton MP’s rape comments offensive
    July 11, 2014, by Patrick Colford

    We all slip up sometimes and say things that are inappropriate but Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe Member of Parliament, Robert Goguen, crossed the line this week when he asked a witness at the […]