Another balanced budget, a new provincial health plan, strengthened environmental regulations for drinking water, mandatory coroner's inquests for workplace fatalities, targeted property tax relief, a long-term plan for early learning and child care, province-wide learning disabilities and literacy strategies, population growth and business attraction strategies and a feasibility study into bringing natural gas to northern New Brunswick are among the initiatives included in the speech from the throne which opened the second session of the 56th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.
“This throne speech will outline a legislative agenda that will set in motion transformative change toward a self-sufficient New Brunswick.”
- Hon. Herménégilde Chiasson
Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick