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New Brunswick
In office
Premier
Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick
1,501 days in office
59th legislature of New Brunswick
09 Nov 2018 - 17 Aug 2020
60th legislature 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

2.12.23 - “By 2022, the agreement will fund the repair and renovation of more than 5,100 affordable rental units across the province. [10-year provincial-federal agreement that aligns with the National Housing Strategy]”

In progress
27-Apr-2021

““Thanks to the new provincial budget, more work will be accomplished in the housing sector as the funding allocated to the department’s Housing Branch will increase by about 17 per cent, from $97 million last year, to over $114 million this year,” said Fitch. […] “There will be investments made in repairs to public housing units and non-profit housing units,” said Fitch. “Assistance will be provided to landlords in the private sector to repair or renew units to help with the creation and maintenance of safe and affordable housing options. Eligible homeowners will be provided with assistance for repairs to their homes, and funding will be provided to repair or renew transition houses and second stage housing for women and children fleeing domestic or intimate partner violence.””

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