Mel Norton silent about trip to Larry's Gulch with David Alward

Globalnews.caSaint John Mayor Mel Norton is not responding to inquiries about a trip to Larry's Gulch as a guest of then-premier David Alward in 2013.

New Brunswick Premier Gallant to back Energy East pipeline at summit

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant is aiming to ease provincial concerns over the proposed Energy East pipeline during his first premiers' summit at a time...

Maude Barlow rallies opposition to the Energy East project

The Energy East project has won wide political support from former premier David Alward, recently-elected Premier Brian Gallant and many local politicians. However, Barlow, the...

Caribou Boys, MDI Girls Claim Class B Eastern Maine XC Titles

... 18:58.10 23 24 Ethan Dodge JR Erskine Academy 19:00.19 24 25 Gabe Piquette JR Foxcroft Academy 19:01.16 25 26 David Anderson SR Mount Desert...

Glen Savoie seeks Saint John East riding for Tories again

Savoie, who sat as an MLA in David Alward's Tory government, received the Tory nomination at a convention held on Wednesday night. Interim Progressive Conservative...

Premiers united over 'extraordinary' Energy East pipeline project | video

In 2013, it was Alison Redford and David Alward who stood side-by-side affirming their support for Energy East. But Redford was forced to resign in...

Premiers united over 'extraordinary' Energy East pipeline project

CBC.ca In 2013, it was Alison Redford and David Alward who stood side-by-side affirming their support for Energy East. But Redford was forced to resign in...

Backup power equipment failures 'brought GNB down'

The repercussions were far-reaching, took days to repair and even solicited involvement from then-premier David Alward. "Our government takes the responsibility of protecting New Brunswickers'...

NB's new premier to oilpatch: support for Energy East has not wavered

CBC.ca ... away if there's a change in government, people will wonder what positions have stayed the same and if there have been some positions that...

New Brunswick premier backs Energy East pipeline on Alberta visit

Despite having the support of Prentice and Gallant, the pipeline is far from a done deal. There remains a great deal of opposition to the...

Moncton seeks Brian Gallant's support for new downtown centre

A month later, David Alward's Progressive Conservatives were defeated in the Sept. 22 election. Now, Jacques Dubé, the city manager in Moncton, says he wants...

Premiers united over 'extraordinary' Energy East pipeline project

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice met with New Brunswick's Premier Brian Gallant on Monday at McDougall Centre, with each promising to support TransCanada Pipeline's planned project.

New NB premier Gallant says support for Energy East has not wavered

CBC.ca New Brunswick's new premier said Monday he's looking to assure Alberta's oilpatch that even though the government has changed, its support for the Energy East...

New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives choose Bruce Fitch as interim leader

OROMOCTO, N.B. - The New Brunswick Progressive Conservative party has chosen Bruce Fitch as its interim leader, replacing David Alward who announced he was relinquishing...

Residential electricity customers underpaying, NB Power says

... subsidizing another, but NB Power has been slow to make changes as successive New Brunswick premiers, including Frank McKenna, Bernard Lord, Shawn Graham and...

Residential electricty customers underpaying, NB Power says

... subsidizing another, but NB Power has been slow to make changes as successive New Brunswick premiers, including Frank McKenna, Bernard Lord, Shawn Graham and...

Brian Gallant plans Alberta tour to back Energy East project

Premier Brian Gallant will use a four-day trip to Alberta to meet with business and political leaders to show his new government's support for the...

Pension perk for deputy ministers should be cut, ex-MLA says

When David Alward's Progressive Conservative government took on pension reform, the goal was to reduce the long-term cost of the pension program. McLean says he...

NB premier heading to Alberta to discuss Energy East Pipeline

Former premiers David Alward and Alison Redford made similar trips to each other's provinces when they were in office in support of the project. If...

Gary Keating's resignation provides political test for Brian Gallant

The sudden resignation of Liberal Gary Keating, before he could even be sworn in as the MLA for Saint John East, will prove to be...

Gary Keating resigned for 'private reasons,' Brian Gallant says

Premier Brian Gallant is being tight-lipped about the reasons for the sudden resignation of newly elected Saint John East Liberal MLA Gary Keating, but says...

Brian Gallant mum on future of Margaret-Ann Blaney, Robert MacLeod

Premier Brian Gallant is refusing to say what has become of two high-profile, Tory-appointed provincial officials despite earlier assurances that they would be laid off...

Brian Gallant vows to be 'strict' on cabinet conflicts

"It has to go through the right process and ensure there's never a conflict, and if ever there is, we'll certainly deal with it appropriately,"...

VIDEO: Brian Gallant sworn in as 33rd premier of New Brunswick

(subscription)Brian Gallant and the other 12 members of his cabinet were sworn in Tuesday, two weeks after the Liberals ousted the Progressive Conservatives from...

VIDEO: Brian Gallant sworn in as 33rd premier of New Brunswick

Brian Gallant and the other 12 members of his cabinet were sworn in Tuesday, two weeks after the Liberals ousted the Progressive Conservatives from power.

VIDEO: Brian Gallant sworn in as 33rd premier of New Brunswick

Brian Gallant and the other 12 members of his cabinet were sworn in Tuesday, two weeks after the Liberals ousted the Progressive Conservatives from power.

Drug plan may impose financial burdens on low-income earners

The former David Alward government brought in a mandatory prescription drug plan that was designed to help the roughly 70,000 New Brunswick families who have...

New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant leans on experience for contentious files

(subscription)FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's new premier is leaning on some of his most senior caucus members to handle a number of controversial files, including...

Are one-term governments a sign Maritimes have hit the wall?

In New Brunswick, David Alward's Conservatives were ousted last month by the Liberals after one term. This was payback of sorts — Alward's Conservatives threw...

Brian Gallant unveils his 13-person Liberal cabinet

Gallant gave a very large responsibility to Dieppe's Roger Melanson, who will be the minister of finance and transportation and infrastructure. Melanson will need to...

Brian Gallant's smaller cabinet faces long list of demands

Premier-designate Brian Gallant and his Liberal cabinet ministers will be sworn in at 2 p.m. today, but already interest groups are lining up to lobby...

Brian Gallant's 13-member cabinet will be smallest in 50 years

CTV News We will also ensure better and more consistent policies by eliminating silos across government," Gallant said. The new cabinet will be sworn in on...

Brian Gallant making cabinet choices in advance of new Liberal government

FREDERICTON _ Brian Gallant is promising a smaller cabinet when he is sworn-in as New Brunswick's 33rd premier on Tuesday, adding to the difficulty of...

Soon-to-be NB premier Brian Gallant promises smaller cabinet

FREDERICTON -- Brian Gallant is promising a smaller cabinet when he is sworn-in as New Brunswick's 33rd premier on Tuesday, adding to the difficulty of...

Brian Gallant making cabinet choices in advance of new Liberal ...

FREDERICTON — Brian Gallant is promising a smaller cabinet when he is sworn-in as New Brunswick's 33rd premier on Tuesday, adding to the difficulty of...

Moosehead Breweries cuts call for job focus: Brian Gallant

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick's premier-designate says layoffs announced by Moosehead Breweries are a reminder why his government's priorities need to be jobs and the economy.

Green Party granted official party status, Brian Gallant says

Green Party Leader David Coon will receive official party status when the legislature returns, according to premier-designate Brian Gallant. “Having a third party recognized in...

David Alward's Tory deputy ministers face unclear future

Premier-designate Brian Gallant says outgoing premier David Alward agreed last week to lay off Robert MacLeod and Margaret-Ann Blaney from their jobs as presidents of...

Conservation Council of New Brunswick applauds Premier ...

FREDERICTON – Premier-designate Brian Gallant has pledged to grow the provincial economy by focusing on innovation-based entrepreneurship and making it easier to get the research...

Brian Gallant picks innovation, jobs as top priority

rabble.ca (blog) Premier-designate Brian Gallant reiterated his campaign promise to make job creation his top priority on Tuesday by confirming he would become the province's next...

Villamere: Premier Brian Gallant, full-time dreamboat of your dreams

Can we just take some time to recognize the dreamboat who is New Brunswick Premier-designate Brian Gallant? Because I thought I'd never say this, but...

Bernard Lord criticizes Brian Gallant's shale gas moratorium

Former Progressive Conservative premier Bernard Lord believes premier-designate Brian Gallant's shale gas moratorium will only last 12 to 18 months before it is lifted. Lord...

Brian Gallant's Liberal government will be sworn in on Oct. 7

Premier-designate . Gallant met with Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas on Friday morning at Government House in Fredericton. The two discussed the formal transition of government. Gallant's...