David Alward

N.B. Forecasts $391-Million Deficit

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's Tory government is forecasting its fourth consecutive deficit but trying to reassure the public of an economic turnaroun...

Biggest Provincial Winners, Losers In 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

How did Canada's 20 premiers and opposition leaders fare in 2013? Below, their report cards. (A+) One provincial leader gets top marks for 2013, an...

WATCH: Why He's Pushing For Energy East Pipeline

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New Brunswick Premier David Alward told Alberta's legislature that the proposed Energy East pipeline isn't just about resources, but about ...

Getting A Bit Duffy In Here

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Bombshell revelations from Sen. Mike Duffy are sure to reverberate again today across Parliament Hill.The former Conservative senator now say...

N.B. Premier Shuffles Deck

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - Premier David Alward has shuffled his cabinet a year before the New Brunswick election as his Progressive Conservative government strugg...

BC May Not Want Them But New Brunswick Sure Does

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

FREDERICTON - British Columbia's opposition to the Northern Gateway project puts greater attention on a proposal to build a west-to-east oil pipeline,...

Redford Pushes West-East Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

FREDERICTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford will meet her New Brunswick counterpart next week as the two try to drum up support for the west-east pip...

Premiers United Against Ottawa

CBC | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Politics

Atlantic Canada's premiers are asking Ottawa to suspend its changes to employment insurance, saying there should be further study of the federal progr...

Will His Oilsands Visit Get The Ball Rolling For A Cross-Canada Pipeline?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. -- After about a year of negotiations, it's hoped a visit from New Brunswick's premier will help a proposal for a pipeline betwee...

New Brunswick's Energy Mission To Alberta

Calgary Herald | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The New Brunswick premier's three-day visit to this province is meant to advance the idea of a west-east pipeline that opens new refining o...

New Brunswick Pushes Ahead On Developing Shale Gas

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick Premier David Alward is promising to deliver a blueprint this fall that will lay out how his government plans to proceed w...

When Building Neighbourhoods, Don't Forget the Poor

Hassan Arif | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Impact
Hassan Arif

Sustainable urban planning, with walkable streets and neighbourhoods, with architecturally pleasing buildings that prioritize liveability, should not be the property of only the wealthy and the middle class. Overall, having liveable neighbourhoods and buildings for people of all incomes serves as a source of pride for the city as a whole.

'Serious' Privacy Breach In N.B.

CBC | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Politics

A serious privacy breach has been discovered with the New Brunswick voters list, Premier David Alward informed the legislative assembly o...

New Brunswick's Dark Future Looms Across the Pond

Hassan Arif | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada
Hassan Arif

The actions of the current Cameron government in the UK such cutting welfare payments, and neglecting job creation are making for an increasingly worse situation for both the poor, and those nearing it. But are things over here in Canada really that much different?

Former Tory Politician Says Cuts To His Pension A Human Rights Violation

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2012 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - A former Conservative member of the New Brunswick legislature is trying to fight a cut in his pension at the province's Human Rights Com...

Althia Raj

Harper To Deck the Halls With New Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will appoint seven new senators to the upper chamber in early January, The Huffington Post has learned. Alberta's Bet...

New Brunswick Parties Call For Halt To Shale Gas Development

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business


Ontario Election: Learning From McGuinty's Liberals

Hassan Arif | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

Ontario's Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty seemed destined for electoral defeat, badly trailing the Tories earlier in the summer. In addition, the NDP'...

New Brunswick The New Flashpoint In Fracking Controversy

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

FREDERICTON - When he was elected New Brunswick's premier last fall, David Alward rode in on a wave of protest, promising to consult a public he said ...

Controversy Over Shale Gas Fracking Hits New Brunswick

Hassan Arif | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

There is a serious debate over the ecological viability of hydro-fracking throughout North America, with concerns that any economic gains from the process are outweighed by the detrimental environmental consequences.