New Brunswick

Two NB candidates dropped over LGBQT posts

In what has become almost a ritual during elections, both the PCs and Liberals dropped a candidate after social media posts on LGBQT issues resurfaced during the campaign. Higgs announced that Roland Michaud was dropped as the candidate in Victoria-La Vallee after it was reported that he shared a meme that media reports said "suggested physical violence against transgender women when they [...]

2020-11-19T10:14:52-05:00October 7, 2020|Election, Politics, Transgender|

Pro-life friendly premier wins majority in NB

Going back to the polls two years after winning a minority government, Blaine Higgs' Progressive Conservatives won a majority in Canada's first COVID-19 pandemic election in a campaign in which the abortion issue featured prominently. In 2018, the PCs won 22 of the New Brunswick legislature's 49 seats, while the Liberals won 21. PC leader Blaine Higgs became leader because of the [...]

2020-12-06T16:03:38-05:00October 1, 2020|Abortion, Election, Politics|
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