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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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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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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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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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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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