The New Brunswick Speech from the Throne was delivered this afternoon by Lieutenant-Governor Brenda Murphy amidst the backdrop of a potential snap election.
New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs shuffled his cabinet after a month of political drama that has caught national attention. In today’s shuffle, two ministers have been dropped from cabinet; Jeff Carr was Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Daniel Allain had been Minister of Local Government and Local Governance Reform.
When the world tilted on its axis because of COVID-19, N.B. Premier Blaine Higgs asked the opposition to set partisan swords aside. It was a “beau risque,” writes Wes McLean, and it worked. (Government of New Brunswick)