The 8 Cities are recommending that the Province of New Brunswick consider adopting the same legislation framework implemented by the Government of Ontario.
- Reform the interest arbitration process for resolving fire service collective agreements that is similar to the specific criteria of the Ontario Bill 58. (6 months
- This new legislation would be more grounded in the municipal reality and will provide new arbitral precedents that should start to address the need for sustainable public safety services.
For more information, read our one-pager on "Sustainable public safety services for NB cities".