Daniel McHardie

Digital senior producer

Daniel McHardie is the digital senior producer for CBC New Brunswick. He joined CBC.ca in 2008. He also co-hosts the CBC political podcast Spin Reduxit.

Latest from Daniel McHardie

David Coon questions motion by Liberals, PCs to support Energy East

Premier Brian Gallant and Opposition Leader Blaine Higgs are once again asking the New Brunswick Legislature to recommit to the Energy East pipeline and the economic opportunities they say it could bring to the province.

Bernard Lord tapped as new Medavie CEO

Former premier Bernard Lord will be taking over as the new chief executive officer of Medavie in September, after serving on the company’s board of directors for the last eight years.

New Brunswick will now cover gender-confirming surgeries

Health Minister Victor Boudreau says the New Brunswick government will make medically necessary gender-confirming surgeries insured procedures in the province.

Dominic Cardy distances N.B. NDP from Leap Manifesto

NDP Leader Dominic Cardy is distancing his New Brunswick party from any shift to the left embraced Leap Manifeso that was supported by the federal party at the weekend convention in Edmonton.

Dominic Cardy refuses to endorse Tom Mulcair, skips party convention

New Brunswick NDP Leader Dominic Cardy is skipping the federal party’s weekend convention that will be voting on Tom Mulcair’s future as leader and he is raising concerns about the direction the party is taking on key issues.

Francine Landry pitches PTSD compensation bill for first responders

New Brunswick’s first responders struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder will soon have easier access to workers’ compensation benefits once a new bill clears the legislature.

Brian Gallant's Liberals still hold lead in support, CRA poll shows

Premier Brian Gallant’s Liberals are continuing to hold a wide lead over their political rivals despite seeing its overall popularity erode in the aftermath of the February budget, according to the latest Corporate Research Associates polls.

Roger Melanson hikes HST, cuts bureaucracy in Liberal budget

The New Brunswick government is moving forward with an increase in the harmonized sales tax and cuts to the civil service as it attempts to steer a course back to balanced budgets.

Roger Melanson unveils list of civil service cuts, mergers

Finance Minister Roger Melanson’s budget is calling for a series of civil service cuts, mergers and reductions across several departments.

HST credit offered to low, middle-income families

The Liberals are ushering in a tax credit in order to soften the impact of the planned HST hike on New Brunswick’s low- and middle-income families.