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.
Saint John, September 6, 2018 – Today at ConnexionWorks in Saint John, Jennifer McKenzie announced the NDP plan for Innovation & Economic Growth.
The best way to stimulate economic growth is by putting more money in New Brunswickers’ pockets. The NDP’s vision to improve the province’s economy is to fight social inequalities by introducing a $15 minimum wage so that workers do not have to take on multiple jobs to just get
”On September 24th all New Brunswickers will have the opportunity to choose a party that will stand up for them, for workers, for youth, for families and for seniors in this province. They will have the choice to vote for NDP representatives that understand a hard days work, that are dedicated to community service, and that will do politics differently by fighting for issues like minimum wage as
Saint John September 4, 2018 – On this first day of school, Jennifer McKenzie announces the NDP plan to ensure that every child has the best possible chance of success. The whole child must be nurtured before they can learn. Barriers to learning such as hunger , healthcare, stresses at home such as family violence must be removed before a child can reach their potential.
Today is the day that we’re honoring working men and women and the hard work and sacrifice they make every day for all of us.
I also want to acknowledge the leadership provided by the labour movement here and across Canada in improving the lives of all workers. Working men and women through their unions in the past have fought for and continue to fight today for better
Saint John, August 31 2018 – Tomorrow is the Federal government’s deadline for provinces to submit a plan to reduce their carbon footprint. Jennifer McKenzie presented the NDP plan for carbon reduction to Federal government and handed it to Wayne Long, MP for Saint John Rothesay earlier this morning.
“This is opportunity to lead, not fall behind. It’s about investing in our future. The NDP’s position on carbon reduction ensures citizens and