Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT

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Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT

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FREDERICTON x-10s. The New Brunswick government will ban union and corporate donations to political parties in the province as of June 1st. Just last week, the government said phasing out the corporate and union donations wouldn't be considered until after the next provincial election in the fall of 2018. But that abruptly changed today when the Opposition Tories sought the change, and the government agreed. Premier Brian Gallant says it's a good day for democracy.

("...the province.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The June 1st date comes just a day after the Liberals hold a 500-dollar-a-plate fundraising dinner in Moncton. Gallant says that's only fair because the Tories held their fundraiser a week ago.

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FREDERICTON x-10s. …

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