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On December 13, a bill was entered in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick prohibiting sitting lawmakers from engaging in lobbying in New Brunswick or elsewhere during and for 12 months after their tenure in office. Additionally, after a member […]

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Lobbyists have until October 1 to file their first registration and return under New Brunswick’s new lobbying law. Because of some reported difficulties in filing, Integrity Commissioner Alexandre Deschênes extended the initial July deadline for filing. “After consulting widely, it […]

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On May 5, the third session of the 58th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada adjourned, passing legislation lowering the political contribution limit to $3,000 from $6,000. Additionally, the Local Governance Act and the Community Planning Act were enacted, replacing […]

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The Third Session of the 58th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick adjourned on February 17. The legislature next meets on March 14, with an expected adjournment date of May 5. Lawmakers continued to consider governmental ethics legislation, including bills to […]

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Premier Brian Gallant has again questioned a long running delay in implementing a lobbyist registry in the province. The Legislative Assembly in New Brunswick passed the Lobbyists’ Registration Act in May but, in order to take effect, the cabinet must […]

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The Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick convened July 29, 2014, for a one day special session to address pension changes for retirees. The Assembly plans to amend the Pension Benefits Act to include retirees from Fraser Papers, a local pulp […]

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The day before scheduled adjournment, New Brunswick’s Legislative Assembly approved the Lobbyists’ Registration Act, establishing a lobbyist registry for the province. The Act establishes a registrar of lobbyists and outlines requirements for registration by consultant and in-house lobbyists. The province […]

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