Category Archives: How it Works

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The system is the system

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The System: Each year the government of New Brunswick provides Summer Employment and Experience Development (SEED) grants to non-profit organizations. These organizations apply for SEED funding to hire students over the summer. Each spring, the MLAs are given a list of organisations within their ridings that have applied for this funding. They are also assigned a certain number of weeks […]

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Report from the Legislature

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The implications of Finance Minister Roger Melanson’s choices in his first budget are emerging as the Committee on Estimates and Fiscal Policy examines the details, department by department. This has created an endless source of material for question period and plenty of public outcry. In particular, funding cuts to private childcare centres and increased costs for nursing home residents are […]

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Before you Visit the Legislature of NB

Before you arrive … Parking: There is no parking available at Parliament Square. Public and municipal parking lots are located nearby. Vehicles at Parliament Square: Only authorized vehicles are permitted at Parliament Square. Security: All visitors to the Legislative Assembly Buildings are required to go through security scanning stations. Line-ups are to be expected, so we recommend that you allow […]

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RULES CONCERNING PETITIONS

Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

If you would like to have a petition presented in the Legislature you must follow the guidelines set out below, at this time electronic petitions are not accepted. RULES CONCERNING PETITIONS Standing Rule 36 sets out the procedures of the House relative to Petitions. 1. A Petition may only be presented (on behalf of petitioners) to the House by a […]

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