Category Archives: New Brunswick election 2020

Higgs’s snap election makes voting harder for young and old, critics say

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is coming under fire for calling a provincial election that could deprive both older and younger people of an opportunity to vote. “In my mind, Mr. Higgs saw an opportunity to have a low voter … Continue reading

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Local Liberal candidate, Maxime Bourgeois, says rural communities need better services, not cuts in services

Maxime Bourgeois, the 34-year-old Liberal candidate in Memramcook-Tantramar says PC leader Blaine Higgs tried to recruit him to run for the Conservatives in the 2018 provincial election, but he decided his political sympathies lay with the Liberals instead. “I really … Continue reading

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PC Carole Duguay says she’s the best candidate to fight for Sackville hospital and Memramcook Institute

Progressive Conservatives in Memramcook-Tantramar have officially nominated 52-year-old Carole Duguay to run as their candidate in the September 14th New Brunswick election. Duguay accepted the nomination today in Memramcook after pledging to fight to maintain full services at the Sackville … Continue reading

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Mitton pledges to fight Conservative plan to sell historic Memramcook Institute

Local Green Party candidate Megan Mitton says the Higgs government’s apparent plan to sell the historic Memramcook Institute¬†shows the same insensitivity to rural areas that it demonstrated when it supported cuts to Sackville Memorial Hospital and tried to privatize the … Continue reading

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Local Green MLA plans to focus on health care in her bid for re-election

Green MLA Megan Mitton says she’s all set for her re-election campaign in Memramcook-Tantramar. “I’m ready to go,” she said today during a telephone interview. “We’re going to hit the ground running,” she says. “It will be a very short … Continue reading

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