Friday, November 2, 2018

2018 NBU Scholarship Winners

Phillip D. Saab Memorial ScholarshipElise ColletRelated Member: Roger Collet, Resource Services, Kingsclear, NB J.H. (Gil) Cyr Memorial ScholarshipMadison HoganRelated Member: Peter Hogan, SHCP, Quispamsis, NB Karen Cromwell Memorial ScholarshipDuncan MurrayRelated Member: Sherry Harris-Murray, SHCP, Damascus, NB Dr. Robert S. Langstroth…
New Brunswick Union President Susie Proulx-Daigle, First Vice-President Al Mullin and Second Vice-President Norman Bourque are among the more than 50 volunteers in Ottawa today to meet with Senators and MPs encouraging them to enact Bill S-252, the Voluntary Blood…
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Convention a success

I want to take a couple of moments to thank you, the members of the NBU for having faith in me as your leader.You’ve honoured me before and I appreciate it. I just can’t find the words to express my…
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Not doing politics differently

Slogans sound good, but they do not mean much in provincial politics.Let’s take the case of the Progressive Conservatives and the legalization of marijuana.Blaine Higgs, Leader of the provincial Tories, had promised to ‘Do politics differently,’ if elected. However, in…
With the provincial election fast approaching, the New Brunswick Union – which represents about 9,000 workers in the province – has several issues it would like all parties take a position on prior to the vote on Sept. 24.Below is…
When in doubt blame members of the public service.For far too long, whenever Liberal and Progressive Conservative governments want to make cuts or avoid responsibility for past poor decisions, they blame the hard-working men and women of our province.The recent…
Instructors in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick system, represented by the New Brunswick Union, officially signed a new contract on Friday, Sept. 7 during a ceremony in Bathurst.The newly signed collective agreement is for five years and three months covering…
Members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) have been invited to attend and or take part in the upcoming Greater Moncton Pride Parade. The invitation was made by River of Pride, a non-profit organization for and by LGBTQ+ people based…
With the September election approaching, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) approached University of New Brunswick at Saint John political science professor J.P. Lewis for his take on a few issues. Below is the second Q and A with Lewis, the…
Monday, July 16, 2018

Who We Are

It’s the question I get asked the most: Who do you represent? As President of the New Brunswick Union (NBU), I get asked it a lot. While it is a simple question, the answer is not. With nearly 10,000 members…