Coming together, representing 8,600 registered nurses and nurse practitioners in New Brunswick—the largest group of health professionals in the province—the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) and the New Brunswick Nurses Union (NBNU) have partnered and identified the following five election priorities and proposed questions to party leaders on how they intend to address these challenges within our healthcare system.
As a health professional with hands-on expertise, we ask you identify yourself as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner and find one issue that speaks to you or simply ask what the candidate's vision for nursing in healthcare might be?
Vote! Encourage colleagues to do the same. Did you know that voting can occur every day once the election has been called.
How does your party plan to improve access to primary care services in New Brunswick?
What is your party’s plan for a national, universal Pharmacare plan?
What is your party’s plan for a comprehensive, long-term seniors care strategy?
What will your party do to address mental health and addictions issues in New Brunswick?
What is your party’s strategy to address health human resource planning and the current shortage of registered nurses in New Brunswick?
There are five registered political parties in New Brunswick with three currently represented in the Legislature. The current landscape reflects a majority Liberal Government.
NB currently has 49 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA’s). *Please take a minute to verify what riding you reside in depending on your home address: 2018 Provincial Electoral District Maps and Descriptions.
A platform outlines what the political party believes and plans to deliver, if elected. When available, party platforms can be found on each individual website.