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Helpful Resources in Arabic

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Welcome to Helpful Resources in Arabic. We hope some of these resources will be of assistance to our newest community members. Please feel free to share, and if you know of other resources, please let us know through the “Contact Us” page on this website. مرحباً بكم في مواقع الانترنت المفيدة باللغة العربية. نائمل إن بعض هذه المواقع سوف تكون […]

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How to Contact Your MLA

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If you are interested in contacting Members of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick by e-mail, you can find their contact information here: http://www1.gnb.ca/legis/bios/58/index-e.asp If you are looking for a street or mailing address, a phone or fax number for an MLA’s constituency office, that information can also be found using the link above. You’ll need to click on the […]

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Breathing new life into our Democracy

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Today, the Gallant government put the squeeze on democracy in New Brunswick.  After sitting for only two weeks since before Christmas, the government house leader moved to adjourn the House until March 29.  And the government’s proposing that we sit for only three more weeks before the summer break.  Yes, committees will meet, but that is no substitute for the […]

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Want to silence the truth? Sue for defamation – Toronto Star 17 January 2016

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commentary from the Toronto Star Hilary Young teaches law at the University of New Brunswick and is an expert on defamation law.  In 1989, Memorial University professor Ranjit Chandra committed flagrant academic fraud. He invented data showing that certain baby formulas, made by companies that were paying him, helped prevent allergies. Upon discovering the misconduct, Memorial confronted the professor, who resigned. […]

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Time for a Reboot: Nine ways to restore trust in Canada’s public institutions

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Canada’s Public Policy Forum has put together a very useful report: Time for a Reboot: Nine ways to restore trust in Canada’s public institutions. It identifies a number of problems with how our public institutions have eroded over time and a series of recommendations to combat this erosion and restore a healthy balance of power. The reality: Reform is necessary […]

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Government Consultations

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Don’t miss out on government consultations. You have a right to be heard by the government. Click here to see the topics for which the government is seeking input. Something to highlight is the 10-Year Education Plan. Consultations are underway now, and you are invited to answer a survey to share your views. 10-Year Education Plan Don’t miss out on the […]

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Expenses Paid to Members of the Legislative Assembly

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If you are interested in reviewing the expenses paid to Members of the Legislative Assembly the details are reported quarterly in the following 3 categories. Constituency Office Expenses Accommodations, Subsistence, Travel, Committee and other Expenses Expenses Paid to Leader of the Opposition, Leader of the Third Party, and Staff There is a bit of a time lag but the details  will be […]

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