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State of the Province: Premier Brian Gallant touts economy, health, education

Tue, Dec 20: New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says 2016 has a year of difficult decisions like increasing H.S.T. and upholding and moratorium on hydraulic...

N.B. Climate Change Committee to hold public hearings this month

... expert presenters shared their thoughts with the committee which is made up of MLAs from all parties in the legislature. The committee will compile...

Brad Wall, Brian Gallant discuss proposed Energy East pipeline benefits

“It's important for us to keep going to different areas of the country and to our respective provinces to talk about how we think this...

NB Premier Brian Gallant's cousins among Fort McMurray wildfire victims

The unfolding catastrophe of the wildfire in Fort McMurray is impacting many Maritime families, even those who hold our highest political offices. Lea and Tony...

Premier Brian Gallant hopes to forge trade links with EU while in Paris

PARIS – New Brunswick's premier says he will try to forge new trade links and spur economic growth while he's in Paris this week. Brian...

Notley meets with New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant to talk Energy East pipeline

WATCH ABOVE: The Energy East Pipeline was the focus of a meeting between Premier Rachel Notley and her New Brunswick counterpart Thursday morning. Provincial affairs...

Advance polling continues in Carleton byelection

FREDERICTON – Advanced polling for a provincial byelection in the New Brunswick riding of Carleton continues Monday. The seat was left vacant after the resignation...

Route 11 construction to begin this fall: Minister

It's a project that was originally announced as a federal-provincial partnership by the David Alward government 14 months ago. But the Brian Gallant government announced...

Brian Gallant confident in Energy East despite Couillard's concerns

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick's premier and energy minister reaffirmed their support for the Energy East pipeline on Wednesday in the wake of concerns being raised...

Gallant, McNeil take a hit in approval ratings

HALIFAX – New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant took a 13 point hit in his approval ratings according to an Angus Reid survey, while Nova Scotia...

No plans for New Brunswick midwifery program despite promise from province

Brian Gallant's Liberal government says it is committed to maximizing healthcare service in the province, including the use of midwives, but won't say if there...

Liberals increase winter maintenance budget to $69M

Above watch: The Liberal government have added $8-million to the snow budget. Laura Brown reports. FREDERICTON – Brian Gallant's Liberal government has budgeted more to...

Gallant says seniors' care primary topic in meeting with Harper

FREDERICTON – During a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper last week, Premier Brian Gallant said he raised concerns he has on the new Canada...

Twinning project for Route 11 stalled

MONCTON – Nine months after a project to twin a portion of Route 11 was announced, it has yet to move forward. In June 2014,...

Who is New Brunswick Premier-designate Brian Gallant?

The post card featured a message reading: “A vote for Brian Gallant and the Liberals is a vote for this.” A spokesperson for the group...

David Alward resigns as leader of N.B. Progressive Conservatives

David Alward is stepping down as the leader of the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party. The former premier made the announcement at a press conference...

Liberals win majority government in New Brunswick election

WATCH: Premiere elect Brian Gallant addresses the media at 12:30 a.m. after hearing the results electing him as premiere of New Brunswick. Brian Gallant and...

New Brunswick election: David Alward wins Carleton riding

New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Leader David Alward casts his ballot with the help of Judy Clark, special voting officer, Monday, September 22, 2014 in Woodstock...

New Brunswick election: Brian Gallant wins Shediac Bay-Dieppe riding

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant has won his seat of Shediac Bay-Dieppe in the New Brunswick election. Gallant spent the final day on the campaign trail...

Liberals take aim at NDP in final week of New Brunswick election

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant says the NDP platform doesn't contain costs for 24 of its main commitments, but NDP Leader Dominic Cardy says some of...

David Alward spends night in hospital after having flu-like symptoms

New Brunswick Premier David Alward stands in front of natural gas wells in the rural community of Penobsquis as he launches his re-election bid on...

Tories promise training centres, jobs; Liberals, Greens talk local food

RIVIERE-VERTE, N.B. – Premier David Alward is promising to establish an oil, gas and mining training centre in anticipation of major energy projects on the...

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Liberal Leader Brian Gallant was in Moncton Thursday promising to introduce a Youth Employment Fund in the hopes of stopping the flow of young people...

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Progressive Conservative leader David Alward campaigned Wednesday in Moncton and promised legislation to protect subcontractors on government projects who wait too long to get paid.

N.B. election notebook: Aug. 26

David Alward began his Tuesday in Pembroke, N.B. pledging to support buy-local programs across the province. Alward says if elected he'll bring in policies that...

N.B. party leaders promise new funds, jobs, legislation

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant is promising financial help for seniors who want to stay in their homes. He says he would bring in a new...

Gallant, Alward focus on job creation in New Brunswick

MONCTON – New Brunswick Liberal Leader Brian Gallant is promising to create jobs through an infrastructure fund while Premier David Alward says he would boost...

NB Election Notebook

FREDERICTON, N.B. – As party leaders and candidates hit the road across the province over the next 30 days, Global New Brunswick will track their...

Liberals promise doctors for all New Brunswickers, Tories extol shale gas

FREDERICTON – Liberal Leader Brian Gallant says every New Brunswicker would have access to a family doctor by 2018 if his party is elected to...

Gallant hypocritical on energy issues, Alward says

PENOBSQUIS, N.B. – Premier David Alward strove to clearly set apart his position on energy from that of his main rival as the New Brunswick...

Provincial election campaign kicks off in New Brunswick

The campaign bus for the governing Progressive Conservatives hit the road in Penobsquis, near Sussex, Thursday morning as Premier David Alward launched his party's campaign.

NB Liberals would find $250M in savings if elected: Gallant

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick's Liberal leader says he would find at least $250 million in savings in the provincial budget if his party forms government...

Grand Manan plane crash cause remains a mystery

Mayor Dennis Greene said he was assured by Premier David Alward ambulance services wouldn't be interrupted by the tragedy. “I was assured by him that...

Liberals' jobs strategy calls for scrapping Invest New Brunswick

Brian Gallant says both would be replaced by organizations with specific and targeted mandates. Gallant says as premier he would become chairman of a New...

Opposition parties call on government to change women's forum

“We call upon the Alward government and Marie-Claude Blais, to reinstate the independence that the women in New Brunswick used to have under the advisory...

N.B. Liberal bills seek to protect whistleblowers, end nepotism

... Staff The Canadian Press. Provincial Liberal leader Brian Gallant says the party wants to restore New Brunswickers' faith in ;. Provincial Liberal leader Brian...

NB Liberals criticize premier for taxpayer-funded 'political' ads

FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick Liberals are accusing Premier David Alward and the Conservatives of playing politics with two taxpayer-funded ads released last year. The...