Tough negotiations ahead with minority conservative government
Last Friday, over a hundred citizens and union activists watched from the visitor gallery of the NB Legislature as Brian Gallant’s Liberals lost power on a vote of confidence. Tories propped up by the 3 MLA of the People’s Alliance Party, will attempt to hold power for the next four years as a minority coalition government. Immediately after the confidence ... Read More
Working For Cannabis NB ? Join CUPE!
Harvesting a better future In New Brunswick, Cannabis NB is the only legally authorized retailer for cannabis products. Despite good development prospects, the Crown corporation does not seem ready to commit to make these jobs stable and have all the benefits that should come with such a profitable industry. At CUPE, we feel this can change and we want to ... Read More
No surprises in this toned-down throne speech
Fredericton – As a new session of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly begins, a Throne Speech was delivered today. CUPE NB has a mixed reaction to the decidedly centrist speech from the Gallant Liberals. “For one, I am pleased to see a clear will to maintain the Labour-Government Steering Committee,” said Daniel Légère, President of CUPE NB. In only one ... Read More