Platform announcement

Platform announcement14 September 2018

A PC Government will gradually eliminate the double tax

Fredericton, NB:  Today Blaine Higgs committed to gradually eliminating the double tax on non-owner occupied properties. New Brunswick is the only province that doubles the tax rate on buildings that are not owner occupied. This unfair tax impacts landlords and tenants and it discourages investment in New Brunswick. “New Brunswick is alone among the provinces […]

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Platform announcement12 September 2018

A PC Government will give teachers the freedom to teach

Moncton, NB:  PC Leader Blaine Higgs unveiled a plan to ensure that New Brunswick teachers can help our children succeed in reading, writing and math after four years of falling test results under the Gallant Liberals. “Brian Gallant has squandered our best assets – our teachers and educators,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive […]

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Platform announcement8 September 2018

A PC Government will support the forestry industry by modernizing the Crown Lands and Forestry Act

Saint-Jacques, NB:  Our forests and crown lands are a treasure to be passed on to future generations and they are also a cornerstone in New Brunswick’s economy. For those reasons and many more they need to be better protected and under a PC Government they will be. Today PC Leader Blaine Higgs announced his government […]

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Platform announcement7 September 2018

A PC Government will launch a women’s health advisory council, establish a $5 million research trust, and better educate women about breast density and the associated breast cancer risks.

Fredericton, NB:  Women’s health in New Brunswick is falling behind the national average. This means their overall wellness lags behind the experience of women in other provinces. Team Higgs is going to shine a bright light on women’s health in New Brunswick. “Women’s health in New Brunswick needs our focused attention,” says Blaine Higgs, leader […]

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Platform announcement7 September 2018

A PC Government will energize education with a focus on literacy

Quispamsis, NB:  Today PC Leader Blaine Higgs announced his government would take steps to correct New Brunswick’s decades-long trend of low literacy rates by applying a literacy-first lens to education. “The literacy rate in this province is an embarrassment that we cannot put up with any longer,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservative […]

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Platform announcement5 September 2018

A PC Government will diagnose and treat learning disabilities and improve mental health services

Saint John, NB:  While Brian Gallant is busy buying your vote with asphalt and bridges Blaine Higgs is investing in the most valuable asset our province has – our children. More than 4500 of them are currently waiting for psychological assessments for learning disabilities and even more are waiting for treatment. “Over half of government’s […]

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Platform announcement3 September 2018

A PC Government will reduce wait times and heal our health care system

Moncton, NB:  After four years of Brian Gallant’s neglect, our health care system is in trouble. “Brian Gallant’s reckless spending has led to a neglect of the basics – including health care,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. “Our long surgical wait times, our difficulties accessing specialists, and our […]

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Platform announcement1 September 2018

A PC Government will foster outdoorsmanship

Riverside-Albert, NB:  The Gallant government has made cuts to natural resources and wildlife management programs, and is charging outdoors enthusiasts more in fees and license costs. “Outdoorsmanship, including hunting and fishing, is a longstanding part of the New Brunswick identity,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. “We need to […]

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Platform announcement31 August 2018

A PC Government will empower New Brunswick municipalities

Hanwell, NB:  Municipalities are the engines that drive our economy, and the Gallant Liberals have stood by while our cities are starved of the fuel they need to propel us toward prosperity. “Our cities are asking for help – and we hear them loud and clear,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party […]

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Platform announcement30 August 2018

A PC government will expand our ocean-based economic potential

Bouctouche, NB: The Gallant Liberals have allowed our ocean-based “Blue Economy” to fall behind – shutting the door on a trillion-dollar global market. “From not focusing more effort on fisheries exports, to allowing us to fall behind on tidal energy,” says Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs, “the Liberals have failed to take advantage of the […]

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