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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A PC government will drive job creation and small business growth

Haut-Lamèque, NB:  Brian Gallant has failed to create a business environment where the private sector can grow. “Under the Gallant Liberals our province has shed 5800 private sector jobs,” says Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs. “Never-ending tax increases, and the parade of government contracts awarded to out-of-province businesses have dimmed our province’s entrepreneurial spirit.” If […]

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Blaine Higgs says NO to Trudeau’s job killing carbon tax

Saint John, NB:  The Trudeau-Gallant carbon tax will be a drag on New Brunswick’s economy that we just can’t afford. “Under Brian Gallant our province has lost 5800 private sector jobs,”says Blaine Higgs, Leader of the Progressive Conservative party of New Brunswick. “A carbon tax won’t cut emissions, but it will cut jobs – and […]

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A PC Government will fight Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax

Moncton, NB:  The Gallant Liberals will impose a carbon tax on New Brunswickers. Raising taxes is the only way he can pay for the $1.3 billion in spending announcements he’s made since January. “The people of our province are taxed out – Brian Gallant has already taken a billion dollars more from New Brunswickers and […]

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