29 episodes

The weekly online New Brunswick political panel, hosted by Terry Seguin.

The Political Panel from CBC News New Brunswick CBC

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The weekly online New Brunswick political panel, hosted by Terry Seguin.

    Jan. 16: Energy minister wants more oversight of NB Power

    Jan. 16: Energy minister wants more oversight of NB Power

    Natural Resources and Energy Minister Mike Holland says he'd would like to see more oversight of NB Power, which has come under criticism for investing millions in an unproven technology. On the Political Panel this week, Holland, Liberal MLA Benoît Bourque, Green Party Leader and MLA David Coon and People's Alliance MLA Rick DeSaulniers debate a variety of issues related to NB Power.

    • 35 min
    Dec 19: Reflecting on 2019's biggest political stories and looking forward to 2020

    Dec 19: Reflecting on 2019's biggest political stories and looking forward to 2020

    This week's Political Panel features CBC reporter Jacques Poitras and Radio-Canada reporter Michel Corriveau looking back at what made political news in 2019. Terry Seguin also has the two veteran reporters look ahead to 2020 and analyze what could happen at the legislature.

    • 29 min
    Dec. 12: Rethinking economic development in New Brunswick

    Dec. 12: Rethinking economic development in New Brunswick

    Three economic development experts joined the CBC New Brunswick Political Panel to discuss how economic development can be changed in New Brunswick to create more jobs. Larry Shaw, CEO of Ignite Fredericton, Stephen Lund, the CEO of Opportunities New Brunswick, and David Campbell, the president of Jupia Consultants, joined the special panel.

    • 54 min
    Dec. 5: AG calls for better protection of taxpayers' money

    Dec. 5: AG calls for better protection of taxpayers' money

    Auditor General Kim MacPherson’s latest report found tens of millions of dollars invested in programs with no clear evidence of oversight or benefit to taxpayers. What can be done to protect that money? Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Dominic Cardy, Liberal MLA Benoit Bourque, Green Party Leader David Coon and People’s Alliance Leader Kris Austin joined the weekly political panel.

    • 48 min
    Nov. 28: Can New Brunswick expect more problems at its hospitals?

    Nov. 28: Can New Brunswick expect more problems at its hospitals?

    The Campbellton Regional Hospital was forced to temporarily close some services because it was
    overwhelmed with patients. What needs to be done to avoid this from happening more in the future? Health Minister Ted Flemming, Liberal MLA Jean Claude D'Amours, Green Party MLA Megan Mitton and People’s Alliance Leader Michelle Conroy joined the weekly Political Panel.

    • 55 min
    Nov. 21: What message did Higgs's throne speech send to New Brunswickers?

    Nov. 21: What message did Higgs's throne speech send to New Brunswickers?

    Premier Blaine Higgs’s Progressive Conservative government outlined its priorities this week in its second throne speech. The Political Panel debates the message it sent to New Brunswickers. PC cabinet minister Dominic Cardy, Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers, Green Party Leader David Coon and People’s Alliance Leader Kris Austin joined the panel.

    • 54 min

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