Category Archives: New Brunswick Election 2018

Retired military policeman chosen as PC candidate in Memramcook-Tantramar

New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives have chosen Etienne Gaudet, a 48-year-old retired military police officer to contest the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar in the September 24th provincial election. “It’s not very often that we run into a retired military person who’s offered … Continue reading

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No one’s running the province, N.B. Green leader tells Sackville campaign rally

New Brunswick Green Party leader David Coon says serving in the provincial legislature is like taking a cruise and getting an opportunity to go up on the bridge to see who’s steering the boat, only to find it empty and “discovering … Continue reading

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Boudreau wins NDP nomination in Memramcook-Tantramar

Local New Democrats have chosen Hélène Boudreau as their candidate in the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for the provincial election on September 24th. During a meeting on Saturday in Sackville, a majority of the 17 members who voted picked Boudreau, a … Continue reading

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Two candidates vying for NDP nomination

For the first time in years, provincial New Democrats in the Memramcook-Tantramar riding will be choosing between two candidates for the party nomination in the New Brunswick election on September 24th. Local NDP members will choose between Hélène Boudreau and Evelyne … Continue reading

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Deputy Green leader says Mitton can win riding, just as Bob Hall did in ’82

The deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada says Memramcook-Tantramar is ready for a big change in September’s provincial election. “I see this as a riding to win,” Jo-Ann Roberts told about 30 people today at the Sackville Commons. … Continue reading

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Mitton says Medavie deal pushed her back into provincial politics as local Green Party candidate

Sackville Town Councillor Megan Mitton says that after her father died of pancreatic cancer last year, she felt too exhausted to contemplate running again for the Green Party in this fall’s provincial election. “I said, ‘no, I’m not interested in … Continue reading

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Election platform: Expand social programs, restore public services and tax the rich

  A group of New Brunswick unions and community organizations has issued a “progressive” platform for the provincial election scheduled for September 24th. The platform, released today in Moncton, calls on political parties to promise to increase spending on social … Continue reading

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