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Ruling Liberals probe cuts their PC predecessors didn't make in 2014

The cuts were ordered by the Progressive Conservative government of David Alward but fell victim to what current PC Opposition Leader Blaine Higgs says were...

Brian Gallant sympathizes with pipeline company after 'twists and turns'

Clarity and viability are two key ingredients TransCanada needs to go ahead with its Energy East pipeline application, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant said Monday.

Former health ministers speak out on privatization of extramural nursing

"It's a system that works well, people have confidence in it, people trust it," said Flemming, Progressive Conservative MLA for Rothesay and a health minister...

Brian Gallant drops 3 senior ministers in cabinet shuffle

With the next provincial election roughly a year away, Premier Brian Gallant has announced a major cabinet shuffle that has seen three senior ministers step...

Former NDP leader Dominic Cardy joins PCs as strategic issues director

Early in Higgs's tenure as former premier David Alward's finance minister, Cardy suggested he should resign for "rubber-stamping … irresponsible spending decisions" by the PC...

Gallant government silent on federal claims for cost overruns at Point Lepreau

In the spring of 2014, two years into the lawsuit, Gallant regularly called on then-Premier David Alward to provide updates on the compensation issue and...

Man charged with threatening Brian Gallant will get psychological assessment

A Moncton-area man charged with threatening Premier Brian Gallant was released from custody Wednesday but was ordered to stay away from the premier and to...

'Soaring economy' touted by province in $360K ad campaign

Brian Gallant was a fierce critic of advertising campaigns on the economy launched by the former PC government of David Alward, condemning the campaigns as...

Ex-deputy justice minister 'missing,' suspended by law society

Choukri left the government position after Lord's Progressive Conservatives lost the 2006 election. In 2010, the Progressive Conservative government of David Alward appointed Choukri as...

Ex-Progressive Conservative MLA Dr. Jim Parrott mourned

Former premier David Alward welcomed Parrott back into the Tory caucus in April 2014. He was defeated in the 2014 election by Liberal Rick Doucet.

Brian Gallant calls for more tolerance of bilingualism

Times ColonistPremier Brian Gallant has delivered a forceful and personal defence of official bilingualism, the latest move in a public-relations blitz by his government as...

Brian Gallant's government endures 2 years of money struggles

As the Gallant government approached the second anniversary of its provincial election win this month it found itself running afoul of Auditor General Kim MacPherson.

Brian Gallant defends decisions on ferry cuts, economic growth

Premier Brian Gallant fielded questions on Tuesday morning from New Brunswickers on Information Morning Saint John on topics ranging from health care to economic growth.

Tory leadership hopefuls strut their stuff at first forum

The Progressive Conservative Party hosted its first public forum on Sunday that allowed six of the leadership contestants to outline their visions for the province...

Brian Gallant launches 12 regional meetings to focus on economy ...

Premier Brian Gallant will be meeting with regional leaders in northern New Brunswick today as part of a 12-stop, province-wide tour seeking input on the ...Premier...

Edmundston mayor questions Energy East pipeline route

CBC.ca - New ...CBC.caThe mayor of Edmundston says the National Energy Board hearings on the Energy East pipeline have left him with several unanswered questions...

TransCanada stresses pipeline safety as Energy East hearings start

The project, however, has been backed by New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant's Liberal government. Gallant has travelled to other provinces to discuss his support for...

New England clean energy sector creates opportunity for NB companies

Former New Brunswick premier David Alward, Canada's consul general to New England, says there are opportunities for Atlantic Canada in the clean energy sector in...

NB Tories announce convention theme, co-chairs

Under the banner 'It's a new day,' the PCs will meet on Oct. 21 and 22 to elect a leader to take the reins from...

N.B. premier wants surgery program at Charlotte County Hospital ...

Premier Brian Gallant will attempt to "push" Horizon Health Network toward keeping the surgery program open at Charlotte County Hospital. Horizon announced ...N.B. government will work...

10 names added to Order of New Brunswick

"These New Brunswickers have done great things for our economy and our social fabric," said Premier Brian Gallant in a news release. "Congratulations to each...

Port Saint John signs lease with DP World for west side terminal

- CBCCBC.caPort Saint John has signed a long-term lease agreement with DP World for the operation of the west side container terminal, the largest...

Mike Murphy says Gallant government's free tuition program is 'more Donald Trump than it is Louis Robichaud'

In April, Premier Brian Gallant announced the provincial government would set up bursaries for university and college students coming from families with a household income...

Premiers discuss health care funding at national meeting in Yukon

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant was making his case for special increases in health care funding for the province at a premiers' meeting in Whitehorse...

Government silence on LNG tax break repeal ends

The provincial government notified the City of Saint John Thursday that it is continuing to consult about Saint John's request to repeal the Canadaport LNG...

Brian Gallant grilled on jobs, budget cuts in live interview

Premier Brian Gallant was pushed to explain why his government cut back in several sectors and how he plans to jolt the province's flagging economy...

Gallant's draft jobs plan has 'high-growth' entrepreneurs, think tank

It also says Premier Brian Gallant's Jobs Board will help develop economic development plans and goals for every government department, even those that don't seem...

Cathy Rogers won't have same clout as former finance ministers

Higgs, the finance minister for four years in the Progressive Conservative government of David Alward, said control over spending is a key part of the...

NB vigils organized for victims of Orlando massacre

As recently as two years ago, the Gay Straight Alliance at Leo Hayes High School in Fredericton was not allowed to fly the Pride flag,...

Groupe Océan given generous concessions under previous PC government

A Quebec shipbuilding company received generous concessions approved by the PC government of David Alward in return for setting up shop at a shipyard in...

Brian Gallant's Liberals jump in latest CRA poll

Brian Gallant saw a jump in support for his Liberals and his government despite being mired in several controversies in recent weeks, according to the...

Brian Gallant's new Celtic affairs cabinet post blasted as 'bizarre'

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant's decision to add a Celtic affairs minister to his cabinet has been described as "bizarre" and "laughable" by critics. The...

Full list of Brian Gallant's new cabinet

Backbenchers Lisa Harris and John Ames were added to Brian Gallant's cabinet in shuffle. CBC News Posted: Jun 06, 2016 11:37 AM AT Last Updated:...

Brian Gallant set to shuffle cabinet today

CTV NewsBrian Gallant will reveal his mid-term cabinet shuffle Monday. The announcement is scheduled to be made at 11 a.m. CBC News will livestream Gallant's...

Mi'kmaq First Nations sue New Brunswick over forestry strategy

The chiefs opposed the forest strategy brought in by the Alward government in 2014 which allowed for a 20 per cent increase in the annual...

Brian Gallant urged to push for age-based health funding

The past president of the Canadian Medical Association says Premier Brian Gallant should spend some of his time in Ottawa on Thursday pushing to change...

Atlantic Potash fails to renew option for Saint John land

Atlantic Potash Corporation has failed to renew its option on land in Saint John's McAllister Industrial Park. The company had originally announced plans to build...

Bas-Caraquet shipyard's former CEO won't talk about cash problems

Beaudry was the CEO of the New Brunswick Naval Centre in July 2014, when it signed a memorandum of understanding with the previous PC government...

Brian Gallant's Liberals hold wide lead in new MQO poll

Premier Brian Gallant's Liberals are continuing to hold a wide lead over their political rivals, but a new poll is showing underlying discontent in the...

Premier defends practice of fundraising on public-funded trips

Premier Brian Gallant is defending his practice of raising money for the New Brunswick Liberal party while travelling to other provinces at public expense. Gallant...

Mike Allen hopes to take federal success to provincial politics

Under David Alward, the Tories lost the 2014 election and saw the party's support primarily located in southern ridings. The federal MP said the former...

Brian Gallant 'chips away' at legislature's integrity by lack of sitting days

Opposition Leader Bruce Fitch once again expressed frustration during CBC's political panel on Thursday that a major policy shift on tuition funding announced by Premier...

Bas-Caraquet shipyard financing details clear from start, Groupe Océan says

By Jacques Poitras, CBC News Posted: Apr 22, 2016 6:00 AM AT Last Updated: Apr 22, 2016 6:00 AM AT. Former Tory premier David Alward...

Gallant government guarantees lobbyist registry by 2018

The previous Progressive Conservative government of David Alward passed a law to set up a registry in 2014 but did not proclaim, or give legal...

New Brunswick offers free tuition to low-income students

The New Brunswick government is setting up bursaries that will allow university students coming from families with a household income below $60,000 to receive free...

Larry's Gulch lodge use, guest list cleared by RCMP

One taxpayer-funded government trip, just a month before the 2014 election campaign, included the executive director of the PC Party, Jean-Paul Soucy, and the organizer...

Dominic Cardy backs Justin Trudeau's call to end corporate, union donations

According to information audited by the office of New Brunswick's supervisor of political process financing, in the four years of the David Alward Progressive Conservative...

AG Kim MacPherson concerned Liberal bill will erode her power

Ryan wanted access to confidential cabinet documents, but was turned down at first by the PC government of David Alward. He had to use Inquiries...

Brian Gallant shelves 2nd major daycare election promise

A major New Brunswick daycare expansion plan that was put before voters in the 2014 provincial election and scheduled to get underway this week has...

Brian Gallant unveils $261M education, new economy fund

Premier Brian Gallant offered new details on Tuesday over how the provincial government will hand out cash in the new Education and New Economy Fund,...