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N.B. Green Party calls for investigation into Atcon scandal (CTV Andy Campbell March 26,2015)

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For the third consecutive day in the New Brunswick legislature, the Opposition called for answers about the Atcon scandal, while Premier Brian Gallant’s Liberals deflected them. Meanwhile, Green Party Leader David Coon went a step further, calling for a judicial review into whether the former Liberal government broke the rules by giving up its first right to money owed by […]

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Concerns raised over government forestry review (Telegraph Journal March 19, 2015)

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FREDERICTON • There are new concerns from the forestry industry and political critics about the uncertainty and the delay surrounding the Liberal government’s review of the Crown forest strategy. Natural Resources Minister Denis Landry fielded questions in the legislature on Wednesday after Premier Brian Gallant said the Liberal government would be making changes to the forestry plan but did not provide specifics. The […]

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Speculation of an HST hike rekindled (Telegraph-Journal March 14,2015)

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FREDERICTON • The finance minister says the provincial budget on March 31 will be full of difficult decisions, what the Tory Opposition leader describes as code words for one of two things: a sales tax increase or a cynical ploy to delight people if the Liberals don’t impose a widely-expected HST hike. Finance Minister Roger Melanson released the budget date in the […]

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