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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Promise History

1.07.08 - Savings will be realized through attrition and by identifying and eliminating government waste.


«Le secteur touristique au sein du ministère du Tourisme, du Patrimoine et de la Culture écope de compression de 7.5 millions de $.»

«Le ministère de l’Éducation post-secondaire, de la Formation et du Travail perd 10.3 millions de $, la majorité dans les programmes et services de développement de l’emploi.»

«Le conseil des femmes du Nouveau-Brunswick subit aussi une réduction de son budget de 36% soit 242 000 $.»


“Steeves says about 100 civil service jobs will be cut, and expects most will be done through attrition.

“Funding for the New Brunswick Women’s Council is being cut by about $390,000 – or roughly 48 per cent – but Steeves said it returns its funding to the level from two years ago.”

“The budget allocates a slight increase for the Department of Social Development, but will make cuts in programs such as Child Welfare and Disability Support Services (about $3 million less), Income Security (about $10 million less) and Housing Services (about $9 million less).”

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