The new President of the NBNDP welcomes the new interim Leader
The New Brunswick New Democratic Party held a provincial council meeting on March 24, 2019. The deliberations of this council meeting included the selection of an interim leader. Mackenzie Thomason, candidate for New Maryland Sunbury in the 2018 election, was elected as the Interim Leader.
This is it. The last stretch, the final countdown to Election Day.
During this campaign, I wanted to send a message to New Brunswickers that the NDP will stand up for them and their families. The NDP has a plan to build a province where no one is left behind and where young people want to stay.
Saint John, September 19, 2018 – The NDP is committed to improve the daily lives of workers. Our plan for $10/day child care spaces in schools, open from 6am to 6pm, will greatly benefit workers with flexible schedules and at a cost that works for them. Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, plus the labour laws reform for better working conditions and addressing precarious work, will improve lives of
Saint John, September 18, 2018 – The NDP is committed to standing up for women’s issues and today, Jennifer McKenzie reiterated that the NDP has the platform that will make a difference in women’s lives.
‘’Politicians make promises for women’s issues in election time, but quickly forget after the election is over. We need a female leader of a political party in the legislature, as well as other strong women
Saint John, September 17, 2018 – The NDP believes that it’s time to lift New Brunswickers out of poverty, so we can build strong communities where everyone can thrive and where all children have a chance to succeed in life. A $15 minimum wage along with a $10/day child care would help to make life more affordable for thousands of individuals and families.
‘’Poverty is a real problem in our province. More than one
Saint John, September 13, 2018 – Today, Jennifer McKenzie announced the NDP’s plan for child care for children ages 3 to 12.
The NDP would introduce a child care program in every New Brunswick public school wherever parental demand exists. Childcare will be offered in school classrooms before the school day begins and after the school day ends for school-aged children, from 6 am to 6 pm, with flexible
Saint John, September 11, 2018 – Today, Jennifer McKenzie announces the NDP plan for universal pharmacare in New Brunswick.
One in five New Brunswickers have no prescription drug coverage, and over a quarter of Atlantic Canadians have admitted to rationing an existing prescription or not filling or renewing a prescription in the last 12 months because they could not afford it. The NDP believes it’s time to make medicine affordable for
Saint John, September 10, 2018 – Today the NDP announced its platform, a plan that will make a powerful difference for people now—because we cannot wait a moment longer.
‘’New Brunswickers have worked hard and deserve better. This is our platform for a real progressive alternative that will stand up for you—for workers, youth, families and seniors in our province.’’ – Jennifer McKenzie
Bathurst, September 6, 2018 – The North is at the heart of who we are as New Brunswickers. The abundant natural resources, the beautiful landscape and a proud and resilient people. The peninsule is the heart of the Acadien community. It is critical that New Brunswick makes economic renewal of the North a key part of our overall Economic Growth Strategy.