Welcome!

The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all. We want a New Brunswick without poverty. We want a society which give each and everyone a decent living, in particular by having a minimum wage and social income on which citizens can to live on and not just exist. We believe that every citizen can develop his full potential and become fully engage in the social, economic and cultural development of New-Brunswick.  

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Open Letter to Minister Dorothy Shephard - 4/25/2019

 Minister Shephard: As Minister, you are responsible for the well-being of men, women and children receiving social assistance from your department. Read More

Reducing the Inequality Gap - 4/22/2019

 Reducting the Inequality Gap, is the theme of the 2019 Annual General Meeting which will take palce May 25, 2019 in Moncton. Poster. Registration. Agenda. Read More

A critical analysis of the PC budget for Social Development - 4/1/2019

 Budget 2019-2020. A response to the minister of Social Development, Dorothy Shepard. Text. Read More

Poverty reduction in New Brunswick: societal project or wishful thinking? - 3/18/2019

Poverty reduction in NB: societal project or wishfull thinking. Commentary. Read More

I like taxes because - 3/17/2019

 I like taxes beacuse... Text. Read More

Poverty 2.0 - 3/12/2019

 Poverty 2.0. Backgrounder for the consultation proccess regarding the NB Poverty Reduction Plan. Document. Read More

No Place to be Ourselves.Solving NB Homelessness Takes Everyone! - 2/28/2019

 No Place to be Ourselves. Solving Homelessness Takes Everyone!. Document. Read More

Reaction to the Poverty Reduction Renewal Plan - 2/22/2019

 The New Brunswick Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation (ESIC) released, yesterday, the details of its consultation process for the renewal of the 5-year poverty reduction plan. The Common Front is pleased that there will be a variety of venues for the public to get involved in the drafting of the new plan. Read More

World Day for Social Justise. Let's Celebrate our Victories! - 2/20/2019

 World Day of social Justice. Let's Celebrate our Victories!. News release. Read More

M. Higgs proposals will not reduce poverty - 2/16/2019

 M. Higgs proposals will not reduce poverty.Commentary. Read More

Alternatives ideas to solve homelessness - 2/16/2019

 Alternatives ideas to solve homelessness.Commentary. Read More

20 February- Let`s Clebrate our Victories! - 2/8/2019

 World Day for Social Justice. Let`s Celebrate Our Victories!. Poster. Read More

International Human Rights Day - 12/10/2018

 Organizations are celebrating the Universal declaration of Human Rights. News release. Read More

Comment on the Throne Speech - 11/23/2018

An Economy that Includes Everyone; the absents! New release on the throne speech. Read More

Response to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation - 11/19/2018

I read Paige MacPherson so-called Wish list for NB residents.  Ms. MacPherson is one of the latest directors of the Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says its existence is to protect taxpayers. Read More

New Brunswick deserves a Progressive Throne Speech and government - 10/22/2018

New Brunswick derserves a Progressive Throne Speech and government. Commentary. Progressive election Platform. Read More

Financial Contribution by the NB Nurses Union - 10/19/2018

userfiles/file/NBNU.jpg Paula Doucet, President of the NB Nurses Union, with Jean-Claude Basque, Provincial coordinator of the NB Common Front for Social Justice. Financial contribution to the 2018-2019 campaign. Read More

October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - 10/17/2018

Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity. News release. Read More

All Aboard! - 10/9/2018

All Aboard. Single passengers living on the Social Assistance (SA) train in New Brunswick. Document. Read More

Pharmacare Consensus Principles - 9/24/2018

A diverse coalition representing health care providers, non-profit organizations, workers, seniors, patients and academics has come together to issue a statement of consensus principles for the establishment of Nationla Phamarcare in Canada. The Statement. Read More

Poverty and Political Parties - 9/14/2018

Poverty and Political Parties. With a little more than a week left before election day, the NB Common Front for Social Justice considers that poverty is not a priority for certain political parties, especially the issue of citizens on social assistance. New release. Read More

The Minimum wage is not a payroll tax - 9/12/2018

The minimum wage is not a payroll tax.The new argument that I never heard of before, is that now the minimum wage is a particular form of tax and transfer. Yes, a particular form of tax and transfer paid by employers to workers to fight poverty and to bring more New Brunswickers into the middle class, nothing less.Letter. Read More

Living in poverty in NB: NOT EASY! - 9/12/2018

Living in poverty in NB: NOT EASY! This document is for persons concerned about social justice who want to learn about the many causes of poverty, and to find ways to improve the living conditions for poor people.  These are testimonies from adults living in different parts of N.B. who have accepted to describe their living situation. Read More

Labour Day,2018.Is Labour Day a cause for celebration for workers? Yes and no! - 8/31/2018

According to Pauline Gallant, spokesperson for the Common Front for Social Justice, “The province has been greatly affected by the world financial crisis of 2008, and has not recovered since.  Between 2008 and 2017, the province’s total job numbers have continually deteriorated (excluding the self-employed persons). Read More

The case for inheritance taxes-Commentary in the Telegraph Journal - 8/23/2018

    ROD HILL COMMENTARY Should Canada have a tax on large gifts and inheritances? This question is unlikely to go away. Increases in income inequality in recent decades, fuelled in particular by increases in very high incomes, will inevitably lead to increased wealth inequality. Read More

Social Assistance and minimum wage campaign - 1/1/2018

  Please visit the 'Our campaigns' section of the website to learn more about our campaigns and the actions we are taking to further publicize them in 2018-2019. Read More

Contact Us

NB Common Front for Social Justice Inc.
236 St. George Street, Suite 412, Moncton, NB, E1C 1W1
Phone: (506) 855-8977
E-mail: fcjsnb@nbnet.nb.ca