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Political Panel: March 2012 Archives

NDP Leadership and MLA Pensions

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

New Democrats head to Toronto to choose a new leader....while here in the province pensions and pension plans seem to be a theme. Several former MLAs have complained to the human rights commission about retroactive reductions to their pension benefits. Our political panel - Luc Desjardins, Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - look at the issues.

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Panel's Budget Predictions

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The provincial budget is just days away, with the federal budget to follow. The advance billing on both counts makes many people uneasy. The members of our political panel - Michael Camp, Lisa Keenan and Luc Desjardins - have some budget projections of their own.

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Panel Tackles Robocalls

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Elections Canada is investigating more than 30,000 complaints of robocalls that redirected voters to the wrong polling stations during last spring's federal election. Some of those complaints were made by New Brunswick voters. The members of our political panel -- Michael Camp, Lisa Keenan and Luc Desjardins -- tackle the issue.

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