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NDP response to The Saint John Living Wage report

The NDP applaud and thank the Human Development Council and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives for their excellent report entitled The Saint John Living Wage 2018 , which states that the living wage in this city is $18.18/h. “We believe that the NDP plan for a $15 minimum wage is a bold step forward […]

Family Focused Before & After School Care

Many New Brunswick families struggle finding before and after school programs that are affordable, convenient, widely accessible and in their community. When childcare costs are high or lacking flexible hours, parents feel the burden. They sometimes need to leave their jobs to accommodate, put children in care in another language, and make difficult decisions to […]

The NDP’s Plan to address youth outmigration

Over the last few months, I have been talking to New Brunswickers across the province about the issues that are most important to them. The concerns raised most often are that our children and grandchildren are leaving to find work and the hole that is left behind in our family, our community, our economy and […]

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