New Brunswick
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Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick
1,001 days in office
59th Parliament of New Brunswick
09 Nov 2018 - 17 Aug 2020
60th Parliament of New Brunswick
29 Sep 2020 - Present

The 2020 New Brunswick general election was held on September 14 to elect the 49 members of the 60th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.

The Progressive Conservative Party, led by incumbent Premier Blaine Higgs, won 27 seats, forming a majority government. Higgs was head of a minority government since the 2018 elections.

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1.02.01 - A PC government will work with government officials and the private sector to protect, rebuild or replace our covered bridges.

Published: Nov 2018

“The government started a review earlier this year of all the covered bridges and river ferries and said it will take into consideration their cultural, heritage and transportation value.”


“New Brunswick has 58 covered bridges of which 54 are maintained by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.”


“The Province’s covered bridges and ferries are recognized as symbols of ingenuity in transportation and offer value to the Province’s identity, heritage and culture.”


“The provincial government has launched a review of New Brunswick’s network of covered bridges and river ferries. The review will take into consideration cultural, community and heritage values, as well as transportation needs. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver says the review will support a long-term management strategy that will include input from the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, stakeholders and communities to ensure these assets are effectively managed to provide maximum value to the province.”

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Elections New Brunswick

Published: Nov 2018
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