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Political Panel: January 2013 Archives

No Balanced Budget, Doctor Skirmish

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs has admitted that he won't be able to balance the province's books by the end of the government's four year mandate, as promised. Our political panel - Jean Saint-Cyr, Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - look at that, in addition to the deepening tensions between Health Minister Ted Flemming and the medical community.

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New Election Map, Doctor Fight

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

There's a new election map, and the plan is to reduce to number of MLAs from 55 to 49. Our political panel - Jean Saint-Cyr, Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - looks at that issue and the increasing tension between the New Brunswick Medical Society and the provincial Health Minister.

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Chiefs Meet with PM, Idle No More Continues

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Stephen Augustine joins the regular members of our political panel - Lisa Keenan, Michael Camp and Jean Saint-Cyr - to talk about the meeting in Ottawa between some First Nations Chiefs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the continuing Idle No More movement. Augustine is an elder from Elsipogtog and an hereditary Mi'kmaq chief.

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