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Platform19 September 2018

A PC Government will stop a carbon tax – before it degrades our fishing industry

Grand Manan, NB:  Few industries will feel the effects of the Liberal Carbon Tax more than  New Brunswick’s fishing industry. The carbon tax would significantly drive up the cost of fuel and that means fishing crews will be paying more every time their boats head out to sea. It is an extra cost the industry […]

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Platform18 September 2018

A PC Government will make it cheaper to own a car

Oromocto, NB: The cost of purchasing and owning a vehicle in New Brunswick is unnecessarily high. No one knows this more than those buying second hand vehicles. Many are being gouged when it comes to paying the sales tax.   A PC government would change that. “From front license plates we don’t need to paying HST […]

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Platform17 September 2018

A PC Government will resolve our nursing shortage and protect nurses

Fredericton, NB: New Brunswick’s nurses have not had a champion in Brian Gallant. Under his leadership, the nursing shortage has worsened, and that means cancelled surgeries and longer wait times. With 41% of nurses poised to retire, our situation is about to go from bad to worse. “From burnout to workplace violence, to issues with […]

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Platform16 September 2018

A PC Government will use local expertise to protect our covered bridges

St. Martins, NB:  Today Blaine Higgs identified a win-win situation for New Brunswickers that will stop the needless destruction of our covered bridges and give us an opportunity to support local business at the same time. “The Gallant Liberals have stood by and allowed these valued parts of our heritage to be destroyed,” says Blaine […]

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Platform15 September 2018

A PC Government will introduce a tax credit for children’s sports, arts and culture programs

Blackville, NB:  Today Blaine Higgs committed to establishing a provincial tax credit for children’s sports, arts and culture programs. “Brian Gallant is focused on taking chocolate milk away from our kids,” says Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. “I’d rather accomplish the same thing by giving our kids better access […]

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Platform13 September 2018

A PC Government will improve access to ambulance service for New Brunswickers

Minto, NB:  New Brunswickers know our health care system is in trouble – and that diagnosis is most acute in the area of ambulance service. Brian Gallant is trying to pass off rapid response vehicles as a solution, but they are not. “We understand the importance of providing health care services in both official languages,” […]

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Platform8 September 2018

A PC Government will support families with special needs children

Grand Falls, NB: Families with special needs children need more support than they’re currently getting from the Gallant government. Those living outside of a well-served city-centre can find themselves cut-off from much needed resources and expertise. “Keeping these families strong and capable is necessary to ensure New Brunswickers with disabilities reach their potential, and care-givers […]

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