The New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice encourages members and supporters to ask candidates for municipal office the following questions at the door, at debates, and public forums.
-Will you ensure that future developments are required to include at least 20% of units as affordable housing units?
-Will you commit to supporting housing non-profits and co-ops in your city? How?
-Will you ensure that adequate and appropriate shelters and stop-in spaces for homeless and irregularly housed people are available in your city? How?
-Will you commit to ensuring all municipal employees are paid a living wage?
-Will you ensure that all contractors and contract partners with your municipality pay their employees a living wage?
-Will you commit to a no-lockout policy and good-faith bargaining with all unionized municipal employees?
-Will you support nonunionized municipal employees in protecting and advancing their rights, including the right to organize a union?
-Will you commit to making the proceedings of city council and committees publicly accessible, including developing a plan for the long-term storage and protection of session minutes and other relevant documents?
-Will you commit to robust rules regarding disclosure of conflicts of interest for mayors and councillors?
-Will you commit to transparent budgeting and ensuring residents can participate in the setting of priorities for municipal budgets? How?