Dominic Cardy

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Dominic Cardy said : "I'm going to confront them in the same way I would people who are racist or sexist or homophobic, by calling them out and telling them their views are unacceptable in 2020," "And I'm going to be there to fight against them as long as I've got the mandate to do that from the folks who elected me" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I'm going to confront them in the same way I would people who are racist or sexist or homophobic, by calling them out and telling them their views are unacceptable in 2020," "And I'm going to be there to fight against them as long as I've got the mandate to do that from the folks who elected me" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I have to beg on behalf of the teachers and people across the province over the next month...please be patient," "People are doing their best. I know it's frustrating and it's a difficult time but it is going to be difficult and there are going to be problems and there are going to be things that don't work properly" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The intention at the moment is that you're going to see closures based on cases, and aggressive cleaning protocols then put in place for a short while, to make sure that there's absolutely no risk to the virus still being in the schools," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What I've heard from teachers over the years is how they've been forced to put all the kids into these very small group of boxes, with lots of mandatory courses and very little flexibility to pursue things that they're actually interested in or want to do with the rest of their life, because they've got to check off these boxes to get into community college or university or even just to graduate," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What we're trying to do is make sure the students are well-prepared to be able to use the technology themselves if we do have to go back into the red," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you're just doing regular cleaning in low use space, that's one thing. If you're cleaning up in a room where people have been eating, obviously the standards are going to be higher," "The government's going to be putting millions of dollars into cleaning supplies extra and above and beyond what we usually expend to make sure that those folks have got the gear that they need to be properly protected" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I have to beg on behalf of the teachers and people across the province over the next month...please be patient," "People are doing their best. I know it's frustrating and it's a difficult time but it is going to be difficult and there are going to be problems and there are going to be things that don't work properly" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The intention at the moment is that you're going to see closures based on cases and aggressive cleaning protocols then put in place for a short while to make sure that there's absolutely no risk to the virus still being in the schools," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I would guess there'll be problems and hiccups, especially the first time it happens in the first place it happens, and it'll be smooth for a while and then [there] will probably be hiccups somewhere else because that's just how things work," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What I've heard from teachers over the years is how they've been forced to put all the kids into these very small group of boxes, with lots of mandatory courses and very little flexibility to pursue things that they're actually interested in or want to do with the rest of their life, because they've got to check off these boxes to get into community college or university or even just to graduate," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What we're trying to do is make sure the students are well-prepared to be able to use the technology themselves if we do have to go back into the red," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you're just doing regular cleaning in low use space, that's one thing. If you're cleaning up in a room where people have been eating, obviously the standards are going to be higher," "The government's going to be putting millions of dollars into cleaning supplies extra and above and beyond what we usually expend to make sure that those folks have got the gear that they need to be properly protected" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When it comes down to a question of rights, this legislature has to speak and I don't think it would be appropriate to cede that power to an unelected official," "That's what we're elected to do, and it's the responsibility that falls on us, and we should live with the consequences for good or for ill" External link

CBC Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "But I have been absolutely explicit from the beginning that what we were offering from April to June of this year was not home learning in the way that we expect it to be in September," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "Despite the exemplary work carried out by school and district staff over the last few months, the reality of the situation in our public education system was not perfect," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going back in September in circumstances that no one has ever experienced before," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy added : “As long as things are good, we stay open,” “If they get bad, we go online” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy added : “As long as things are good, we stay open,” “If they get bad, we go online” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When faith in science and institutions is coming under more threat and pressure than at probably any other point in our lifetimes, this bill is a firewall to protect our schoolchildren," "Because this won't be the end of the discussion. Vote yes or no on this bill, if there's a vaccine for COVID-19, how will we have that conversation? These are the problems we're all going to face as legislators. The question now is what we do about it" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There was a lot of frustration about the fact that at the district level we had a lot of people with real expertise that was needed in schools, but because they were assigned to so many different schools, and we didn't use technology until the virus forced it on us, that they would spend a lot of their time driving from place to place," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

cknw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

globalnews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Graduation from high school is an important milestone in the lives of young New Brunswickers and it deserves to be celebrated,” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I encourage schools to be creative in their planning and look at this as an opportunity to try new ways of celebrating,” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We don't know whether classes will be back or online because we don't decide what happens to the coronavirus," External link

CBC Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "We have to be ready in case the virus comes back, and we can't afford any more disruptions to students' learning," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Every time we take a step, we risk tripping," "We have to be realistic about that, there's no shame in it. But that's no excuse for not continuing to walk ahead" External link

barrie Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

cknw Friday, May 15, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 15, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The only way you can avoid risk from the pandemic is by embracing a risk that would come from the destruction of our economy, our inability to collect taxes and pay for critical social programs,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 15, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the last month the department has been working with teachers and school districts across the province to determine what technology could help them with at-home learning," “In an attempt to provide more equitable access to home learning options, these devices will be loaned to students for the coming months. These measures will support home learning and help families stay connected” External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This investment will help us to level the playing field and make sure students have equal opportunities for at-home learning," "Not only is this technology going to help students in the coming months, it will help us build a world-class and connected education system for the future" External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This investment will help us to level the playing field and make sure students have equal opportunities for at home learning," "Not only is this technology going to help students in the coming months, it will help us build a world-class and connected education system for the future" External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the last month the department has been working with teachers and school districts across the province to determine what technology could help them with at home learning," External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We fully expect to go back and forth," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There's been a tradition in New Brunswick of having district education council and other bodies of government make decisions that are going to be overturned by politicians at the provincial level for political reasons," "Given that the DEC's responsibilities are clearly to provide reports like this on whether or not they believe the schools should be kept open or not, it's really not something that I feel appropriate to just go beyond" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "This is not a question of if, but when," "The extent of the damage and disruption cannot yet be predicted, but it will occur" External link

CBC Monday, April 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "All governments will struggle to maintain legitimacy and confidence in the face of the pandemic," "Sharing a plan to address COVID-19, being honest about the risks and realistic in terms of a response, is essential" External link

CBC Monday, April 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “While our immediate concern continues to be public health and safety, we are committed to helping students continue their education while school facilities are closed,” “In response, we have developed a plan to continue to deliver education to students” External link

barrie Friday, April 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Parents will have a key responsibility to encourage students to complete the provided material and continue learning, but it is important for families to understand we are not asking them to recreate a classroom in their home or to take on the full role of a teacher," External link

barrie Friday, April 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Yes, they'll get some extra revenue. They deserve it. They're stepping up in a crisis. No apologies for that," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you can afford to pay, you'll be helping to keep a small business alive. If you can't, there'll be no judgment" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We'll be looking at medium and long term plans as we move ahead" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you can afford to pay, you'll be helping to keep a small business alive. If you can't, there'll be no judgment" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We'll be looking at medium and long term plans as we move ahead" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The goal here is to call on New Brunswickers and say look, this is a difficult situation. This is a dangerous disease. You do not want to be the person who brings this virus back to New Brunswick. So join with us in taking reasonable precautions to try and protect our students and folks who work in our education system," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “What we’re trying to do here in New Brunswick is make sure that we can protect our most vulnerable,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy explained : “The policy applies to travellers. If you went down south with your kids, it would apply to your whole family,” “If you went down south and left your kids behind … you then wouldn’t be able to go into the schools, so it applies to travellers. That’s the intent here, whether they’re young or old” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We want to make sure we're as well-prepared as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not about going back to the days, when we were kids, when you had kids with special needs who were essentially put in a barn on the outskirts of town and denied equality to a decent public education," "We need to maintain that element of the inclusion system and that is not up for discussion because those are a question of fundamental human rights" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to people who said 'well you know it says in the policy that if there's a disruptive student in a classroom that I have to evacuate the entire classroom except for that student, leave that student in place because you can't remove someone for being disruptive, everyone else gets evacuated," "There are classes where this is happening three times a day with an average interruption time of 30 to 45 minutes" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We need to help the kids who have trouble controlling themselves and that has to come with resources and additional trained staff and so on," "But we also have to start off by saying that every single child has the right to a peaceful and constructive and happy learning environment" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If, for example, you have a child who is aggressively misbehaving, and that causes the rest of the children in the class to be evacuated, which has come to be seen as part of the inclusion protocols, even though it absolutely isn't," "That ends making people concerned about inclusion, and whether this is having a really negative affect on their child's classroom environment and their learning abilities" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The teachers are concerned that they're going to violate the inclusion policy if they discipline a child for acting out," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The teachers are concerned that they're going to violate the inclusion policy if they discipline a child for acting out," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The difficulty is if you don't have the resources, obviously kids with behavioural issues have behavioural issues, and if they don't have proper supports then that can cause huge disruption in classrooms," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Denying the child the right to access to education while living in the province is totally unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, February 14, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We do have to be able to sit and talk about the needs of the public sector," External link

CBC Friday, February 7, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “I mean, the only update, really, is the horrible events around the world that are making it clear, more and more clear, every day why we need to make sure we have full protection against vaccine-preventable diseases,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “I mean, the only update, really, is the horrible events around the world that are making it clear, more and more clear, every day why we need to make sure we have full protection against vaccine-preventable diseases,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The interior design is really impressive, certainly nothing like the schools I went to in Fredericton," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The students will be able to go out and use the trail network, the woods," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We were seeing a massive increase in student numbers and we were seeing a shortage around the Fredericton region of five schools," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “This isn't a forced change; it's one that we hope will be embraced by teachers,” “Because again, it's an idea that came from them” External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “This isn't a forced change; it's one that we hope will be embraced by teachers,” “Because again, it's an idea that came from them” External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It absolutely is a deterrent. So having a public conversation on how we can deal with this I think is something that’s important going forward, because clearly, social media isn’t going away,” “We don’t want to restrict free speech, but at the same time, we want to make sure we’ve got an environment that encourages people to want to serve” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I am sure that this issue is going to generate more and more hate mail and other issues that I’m dealing with as education minister,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This can't be just politicians saying, 'We should do this,'" "It has to be a conversation with the public because it's their education system, their children and our province's future at stake with this" External link

CBC Monday, January 20, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Next week, I will have discussions with the school districts on how we can permit members of CUPE to use the logo in an educational context and a learning opportunity for students," External link

CBC Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're asking experts from around the world, people in the province and across Canada, as well, to look at what has worked with our programs, what are some things we could do to enhance those programs, and that's what's going to go into the pilot," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "So, we've got a problem with geography, that you're more likely to access French immersion in the cities and the countryside, we've got a problem with teaching capacity," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "So, we've got a problem with geography, that you're more likely to access French immersion in the cities and the country side, we've got a problem with teaching capacity," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “New Brunswick has had a deep, frozen, cold war for centuries between anglophones and francophones, and we don’t talk about how best to address that,” “Any politicians who try to inject language and cultural divisions into this aren’t helpful, and they’re holding our province back” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Forty per cent is still nothing to be thrilled about," External link

CBC Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "The headline saying we're scrapping French immersion is simply, straight up inaccurate," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "To say there's some plan which hasn't been shared with the public to get rid of French immersion is simply untrue," "There are certainly going to be absolutely no secret closed-door decisions or discussions with people in other parties on issues as important as this" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It’s a tool, but it’s supposed to be a last ditch tool, because obviously you don’t want to have children exposed to being put into a room by themselves. You can imagine how that could be distressing,” “But in some cases it can be helpful for some children under certain circumstances, but the goal has to be to make sure that it’s always part of the plan and designed in the best interest of the child” External link

globalnews Friday, December 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We have a huge shortage of trained labour in the province right now, a shortage of psychologists and other professionals … so the more that we can have everyone in the school environment given some better tools to handle these cases the better,” External link

globalnews Friday, December 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases,” “This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk," External link

barrie Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases," "This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn" External link

barrie Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases,” “This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 22, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There shouldn't be anything frightening about making sure that the billions of dollars the government spends actually delivers services that people want," External link

CBC Friday, November 22, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The problem at the moment is that because you can either have a medical or non-medical exemption, there's not really any process in place for evaluating the validity of a medical exemption," "You could just write in and say 'I don't like vaccines' and you wouldn't need to get your kid vaccinated" External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "I was disappointed that the DEC failed to comply with their legislative duty to submit a balanced expenditure plan," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "I trust that these actions will be received in the spirit of collaboration and open dialogue," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "That's not a valid reason for not acting. You hear from teachers … that there are real concerns in the classroom," "There are teachers who are bailing out of the system every week right now as the pressures build up" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Education really touches on everyone in the province," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I am aware of the classroom composition challenges in today's schools," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : “Our education system is sliding towards crisis. Not for all students. Not every day. But for more and more students, and the teachers who guide them, school isn’t working,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We’ve all grown up with the traditional grade model, and it’s been a feature of our education system for a long time. But if you think about it, it’s sort of an odd idea, grouping people together just based on the calendar year they were born within,” “We want to group students on readiness to learn, rather than just chronological age” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We fell into the trap that the only path to the middle class was to go to university. … Now we’ve got a massive shortage of skilled trades,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Our education system faces significant challenges, ranging from extremely challenging classroom compositions, to large numbers of disengaged students,” “These and other factors have led to unacceptably low levels of student achievement. Our province’s current social and economic reality should be enough to trigger bold and immediate action. Together, we have a moral imperative to re-imagine our education system and get to work on making necessary changes” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have challenges that we have to address head-on, and it starts with setting priorities," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have challenges that we have to address head-on, and it starts with setting priorities," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "work together based on their ability," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If New Brunswickers have ideas on how to improve our education system, you have no excuse not to speak out now," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have to stop thinking that we're going to solve this by simply just spending money and putting more adults into the classroom," External link

CBC Friday, September 27, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Brilliant labs is working on setting up maker spaces in different schools across the province,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "People have written to me in the last few months telling me that when you see the contrails coming out behind an airplane flying overhead, that those contrails are actually chemical agents being released by the government in co-ordination with the honourable members around this table, to release poisons into the air that will interact with the vaccines that have been put into our bodies to develop cancer and kill us," "There is a substantial body of people who believe this" External link

barrie Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not supported in fact," "If you believe in evidence-based decision-making, you have to look at the evidence, and the evidence is incontrovertible" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I always have concerns over anyone attempting to limit freedom of expressions in New Brunswick classrooms, and that is certainly heightened with a government that has not demonstrated much respect for those," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I would've been happier if we could've gone all the way, right away," "But it's politics and also in New Brunswick we respect the law. We respect contracts" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "In 2022, we will completely resume our education system, without any connection with a foreign government with values that are not necessarily ours," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're talking here about protecting immunocompromised kids," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The public have a right to be heard and there are members of the public who hold positions against the vaccination regime," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If you have lower vaccination rates, this is your reality,” “You’ll see [diseases] that we thought were dead and extinguished coming back and killing our kids, killing our adults and killing our vulnerable seniors” External link

globalnews Friday, July 12, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many diseases, some of which can be life threatening, especially for individuals with compromised immune systems," External link

barrie Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many diseases, some of which can be life threatening, especially for individuals with compromised immune systems,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Every day we delay, we’re endangering people,” “If you have lower vaccination rates, this is your reality. You’ll see disease that we thought were dead and extinguished coming back and killing our kids, killing our adults and killing our vulnerable seniors” External link

globalnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's going to help relieve the overcrowding that we've seen growing as a more and more serious problem in the south side area," External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This had nothing to do with politics," External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy explains : “Every day we delay, we’re endangering people. People are getting sick right now,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It was certainly something that was easy to flag as something we could make an easy fix to improve safety in the schools, and glad we are able to make it happen,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "basically impossible to detect until you're suffering the consequences," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The health and safety of our students is our top priority,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “On Monday, social development will take over the investigation on the file and then it will be up to social development and police to decide whether to move ahead with any charges,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 1, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If people really have an objection to vaccines, they can homeschool their children,” “But we don't allow our children to come into our school carrying guns and we shouldn't allow coming in with fatal diseases that could hurt other people especially the most vulnerable among the school population” External link

barrie Friday, May 31, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We’re absolutely looking at making it as difficult ass possible for students to come into public schools without vaccination,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, May 31, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "despite the fact that it's mandated," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I think there were some procedural issues around the motion (Friday) in terms of restricting something that doesn’t exist,” “But I’m glad it doesn’t exist and I know that this government would stand up against any efforts to introduce conversion therapy in the province, or certainly make it any part of our health-care system because it’s not health care” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The power under the law is if someone has an exemption they are still, at this point, allowed to go to school. That’s the power under the act. I personally don’t agree with that, but that’s something which I can look at changing in the future,” “I’m going to use every single power I have under the law to make sure that New Brunswick’s schools are safe places for kids. We have restrictions on peanut butter, on shellfish and other things, those are all reasonable and those are done because we as a province care about each other. It’s equally important that you be vaccinated against fatal diseases that can infect the students in you class” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We've built up, over the last couple of hundred years, public health systems and those have been allowed to fall into disrepair,” “We have got to make sure we've got accurate, up to date information and the fact that now we're caught up in multiple outbreaks of diseases that are all preventable through vaccination that are easily accessible to every single person in this province is not acceptable” External link

barrie Friday, May 17, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It is important to hear the voices of parents, teachers, administrators, students, community leaders and concerned citizens," External link

barrie Thursday, May 9, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The current system is failing to graduate bilingual students. A change in the entry point at this time would only address one small part of a larger challenge facing our education system," External link

CBC Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The experience and dedication that early learning educators bring to caring for and teaching our children is essential and deserves to be recognized,” “Training and ongoing professional development are recognized as the cornerstone of high-quality early childhood services” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 19, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If there was a problem there, why was it not reported to the minister earlier, before they started telling people and giving people two weeks notice they were going to be cutting off their support?" External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “There was a clear expression of need from parents and educators that the government needed to make that change and I was more than happy to do it,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Our hope is to be able to continue that in the years that we have in government,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is the happiest moment I've had since I became minister," External link

CBC Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "After lots of discussions over the last week, we're going to be able to extend the 75-cent increase for all early childhood education workers who have a single-year diploma," External link

CBC Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Community College ) : “The increase supports moving early childhood education forward as a professional field of practice and ensuring a strong pedagogical leadership within these services,” “It further strengthens the alignment between early learning and the public-school system. In anticipation of an increased demand for diploma-level training, both the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) are offering an online two-year diploma” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's the [school] district's responsibility to collect this information and we expect that to be done," External link

CBC Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : “Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We have some similarities here: New Brunswick with the long history of tensions we’ve had between First Nations communities, between French and English,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's not necessarily the difference between public and private," "It's the difference between the quality the parents need and expect and the lower standards that they've experienced" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We've got to get back to focusing on making sure New Brunswick students have got as much time with New Brunswick's excellent teachers as they can possibly get," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I can tell you I'm going to proceed that second choice," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy responded : "even though your premier says 'maybe not,'" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "our personal views and our views as members of the Crown. … I think we recognize that a lot of us say things where we say 'OK, maybe I could have said that differently.'" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy explained : “To me, a good policy is a good policy, and it doesn’t make any difference what party colour it was developed under,” “Our government is committed to improving childcare services across the province in order to help build a world-class education system” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Any financial things are going to come out in the budget in just a couple of weeks’ time, which will be an exciting day given both budgets will come down the same afternoon,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not the same thing as those previous changes," "This is a response to a classroom issue which has come up in terms of teacher qualification" External link

CBC Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, March 1, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

barrie Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society, and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

barrie Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not the same thing as those previous changes," "This is a response to a classroom issue which has come up in terms of teacher qualification" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When I got into this job, I even joked about this publicly a couple times, saying the last thing in the world I want to talk about is French immersion entry points," "There are no political gains from this at all" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In order to create a world-class education system that inspires and innovates, this government is committed to ensuring that all New Brunswick children have an equal opportunity to become bilingual," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : “Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 22, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful, face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species," External link

CBC Friday, February 22, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I don't think it's going to sound very credible when you argue that you are centralizing services if you're talking about centralizing them in Campbellton, and that's no disrespect to Campbellton," External link

CBC Friday, February 22, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful, face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species," External link

CBC Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think it's something we have to look at it, and I know there are broader issues around it," External link

CBC Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think it's something we have to look at it, and I know there are broader issues around it," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I was certainly depressed that we're still having to expose people in First Nations communities to stuff like this today and all of the other kids as well," External link

CBC Saturday, February 9, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I was certainly depressed that we're still having to expose people in First Nations communities to stuff like this today and all of the other kids as well," External link

CBC Friday, February 8, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We had a platform commitment to look at reforming that system so we're going to come out with a report in the next little while on that,” External link

barrie Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy adds : “We’ve got to try to be creative, cost-effective and make sure our kids get the best start they can,” “That’s why we want to have that big meeting in May and really have a good look at our system in depth, where do we need to go from here to make it world class” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy asked : "If I go to an unemployed man in Doaktown who was never given the opportunity to learn French and tell him that it's doing great things for the province, you tell me why he should take what you're saying seriously?" External link

CBC Friday, January 11, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy asked : "If I go to an unemployed man in Doaktown who was never given the opportunity to learn French and tell him that it's doing great things for the province, you tell me why he should take what you're saying seriously?" External link

CBC Friday, January 11, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "The team at Education is talking about how we build a world-class education system, across the board," "Looking forward to talking w @cyrillesimard about his idea; building that world class system is a project that has to include all New Brunswickers" External link

CBC Thursday, January 3, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We can't afford to lose more hours and more days out of the system and climate change is clearly causing some impacts there," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "They [still] need to go to work, because the rest of the economy does not stop the days when schools [are closed]," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In the era of fake news, with democratic institutions under suspicion and attack, Elections New Brunswick is drawing fire on itself, and risks undermining the foundation of our democracy," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In the era of fake news, with democratic institutions under suspicion and attack, Elections New Brunswick is drawing fire on itself, and risks undermining the foundation of our democracy," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “While these results are positive in some areas, we know there is an opportunity to improve in others, such as the Grade 2 reading performance,” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "plowed money into the pockets of the friends of the former premier who now have been unable to organize the Francophonie Games," External link

CBC Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy replied : "I invite you to contact the Dept and ask about my involvement in this decision. Then I’ll invite you to apologize. Posturing helps no one" External link

timescolonist Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:03:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I don't want to see kids, who because of their income level, going to school hungry," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

timescolonist Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:21:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is going to be a big, broad tent of people who want to change New Brunswick," External link

CBC Friday, January 27, 2017 11:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Blaine Higgs ) : "Mr. Higgs has never wavered in his commitment to make New Brunswick better," External link

ctvnews Friday, January 27, 2017 7:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy accused : "a tiny minority of well-connected members" External link

CBC Thursday, January 5, 2017 8:03:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy accused : "a tiny minority of well-connected members" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 4, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "It's been consistent over the entire time I've been leader," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 4, 2017 1:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I really don't think we need to be going after charities who found a way to actually build up some of their financial supports," "It's an enormous waste of time for a government that's got enormous problems it's facing" External link

CBC Friday, September 23, 2016 10:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The contingency fund is an accounting trick," "It's depressing … it shows we are not getting the province's finances under control" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Brian Gallant ) : "If [Brian] Gallant is going to claim credit for having the first female finance minister he can't have Roger Melanson up there delivering the update," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Friday, August 5, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Friday, August 5, 2016 12:29:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The reason why it was separated is because it was administratively simpler to do it. These days, there are all sorts of traffic flow systems you could use to easily combine the systems," External link

CBC Sunday, March 8, 2015 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think the government has to look at it and look at it now," "I understand that government wants to take some time and study and analyze. Meanwhile, there are people having to make decisions about keeping their house heat on, and that's not acceptable" External link

CBC Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is millions of dollars we've wasted on this," External link

CBC Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The idea that there are paid actors wandering around the UK giving away New Brunswick tax dollars is crazy," External link

CBC Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT



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Dominic Cardy said : "I'm going to confront them in the same way I would people who are racist or sexist or homophobic, by calling them out and telling them their views are unacceptable in 2020," "And I'm going to be there to fight against them as long as I've got the mandate to do that from the folks who elected me" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I'm going to confront them in the same way I would people who are racist or sexist or homophobic, by calling them out and telling them their views are unacceptable in 2020," "And I'm going to be there to fight against them as long as I've got the mandate to do that from the folks who elected me" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I have to beg on behalf of the teachers and people across the province over the next month...please be patient," "People are doing their best. I know it's frustrating and it's a difficult time but it is going to be difficult and there are going to be problems and there are going to be things that don't work properly" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The intention at the moment is that you're going to see closures based on cases, and aggressive cleaning protocols then put in place for a short while, to make sure that there's absolutely no risk to the virus still being in the schools," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What I've heard from teachers over the years is how they've been forced to put all the kids into these very small group of boxes, with lots of mandatory courses and very little flexibility to pursue things that they're actually interested in or want to do with the rest of their life, because they've got to check off these boxes to get into community college or university or even just to graduate," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What we're trying to do is make sure the students are well-prepared to be able to use the technology themselves if we do have to go back into the red," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you're just doing regular cleaning in low use space, that's one thing. If you're cleaning up in a room where people have been eating, obviously the standards are going to be higher," "The government's going to be putting millions of dollars into cleaning supplies extra and above and beyond what we usually expend to make sure that those folks have got the gear that they need to be properly protected" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I have to beg on behalf of the teachers and people across the province over the next month...please be patient," "People are doing their best. I know it's frustrating and it's a difficult time but it is going to be difficult and there are going to be problems and there are going to be things that don't work properly" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The intention at the moment is that you're going to see closures based on cases and aggressive cleaning protocols then put in place for a short while to make sure that there's absolutely no risk to the virus still being in the schools," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I would guess there'll be problems and hiccups, especially the first time it happens in the first place it happens, and it'll be smooth for a while and then [there] will probably be hiccups somewhere else because that's just how things work," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What I've heard from teachers over the years is how they've been forced to put all the kids into these very small group of boxes, with lots of mandatory courses and very little flexibility to pursue things that they're actually interested in or want to do with the rest of their life, because they've got to check off these boxes to get into community college or university or even just to graduate," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "What we're trying to do is make sure the students are well-prepared to be able to use the technology themselves if we do have to go back into the red," External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you're just doing regular cleaning in low use space, that's one thing. If you're cleaning up in a room where people have been eating, obviously the standards are going to be higher," "The government's going to be putting millions of dollars into cleaning supplies extra and above and beyond what we usually expend to make sure that those folks have got the gear that they need to be properly protected" External link

CBC Monday, June 22, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When it comes down to a question of rights, this legislature has to speak and I don't think it would be appropriate to cede that power to an unelected official," "That's what we're elected to do, and it's the responsibility that falls on us, and we should live with the consequences for good or for ill" External link

CBC Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "But I have been absolutely explicit from the beginning that what we were offering from April to June of this year was not home learning in the way that we expect it to be in September," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "Despite the exemplary work carried out by school and district staff over the last few months, the reality of the situation in our public education system was not perfect," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going back in September in circumstances that no one has ever experienced before," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy added : “As long as things are good, we stay open,” “If they get bad, we go online” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy added : “As long as things are good, we stay open,” “If they get bad, we go online” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When faith in science and institutions is coming under more threat and pressure than at probably any other point in our lifetimes, this bill is a firewall to protect our schoolchildren," "Because this won't be the end of the discussion. Vote yes or no on this bill, if there's a vaccine for COVID-19, how will we have that conversation? These are the problems we're all going to face as legislators. The question now is what we do about it" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There was a lot of frustration about the fact that at the district level we had a lot of people with real expertise that was needed in schools, but because they were assigned to so many different schools, and we didn't use technology until the virus forced it on us, that they would spend a lot of their time driving from place to place," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their words and their actions speak for themselves. They speak against science, against reason, against protection for vulnerable New Brunswickers," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

cknw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

globalnews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Graduation from high school is an important milestone in the lives of young New Brunswickers and it deserves to be celebrated,” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I congratulate the graduating class of 2020 for their hard work over the course of their academic career, but also for their resiliency and compassion throughout this pandemic,” “I hope they continue to grow and pursue learning throughout their lives as they lead us into the future” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I encourage schools to be creative in their planning and look at this as an opportunity to try new ways of celebrating,” External link

barrie Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We don't know whether classes will be back or online because we don't decide what happens to the coronavirus," External link

CBC Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "We have to be ready in case the virus comes back, and we can't afford any more disruptions to students' learning," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Every time we take a step, we risk tripping," "We have to be realistic about that, there's no shame in it. But that's no excuse for not continuing to walk ahead" External link

barrie Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

cknw Friday, May 15, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 15, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The only way you can avoid risk from the pandemic is by embracing a risk that would come from the destruction of our economy, our inability to collect taxes and pay for critical social programs,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 15, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If we want to emerge from this with the opportunity to build on what we had before then we need to embrace the risk,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the last month the department has been working with teachers and school districts across the province to determine what technology could help them with at-home learning," “In an attempt to provide more equitable access to home learning options, these devices will be loaned to students for the coming months. These measures will support home learning and help families stay connected” External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This investment will help us to level the playing field and make sure students have equal opportunities for at-home learning," "Not only is this technology going to help students in the coming months, it will help us build a world-class and connected education system for the future" External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This investment will help us to level the playing field and make sure students have equal opportunities for at home learning," "Not only is this technology going to help students in the coming months, it will help us build a world-class and connected education system for the future" External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the last month the department has been working with teachers and school districts across the province to determine what technology could help them with at home learning," External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We fully expect to go back and forth," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're going to make sure that every single student in New Brunswick has access to the internet and to technology that will allow them to work from home and continue to continue their education from home," External link

CBC Monday, May 4, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "All those are things that folks in the department are working on," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There's been a tradition in New Brunswick of having district education council and other bodies of government make decisions that are going to be overturned by politicians at the provincial level for political reasons," "Given that the DEC's responsibilities are clearly to provide reports like this on whether or not they believe the schools should be kept open or not, it's really not something that I feel appropriate to just go beyond" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "This is not a question of if, but when," "The extent of the damage and disruption cannot yet be predicted, but it will occur" External link

CBC Monday, April 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "All governments will struggle to maintain legitimacy and confidence in the face of the pandemic," "Sharing a plan to address COVID-19, being honest about the risks and realistic in terms of a response, is essential" External link

CBC Monday, April 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “While our immediate concern continues to be public health and safety, we are committed to helping students continue their education while school facilities are closed,” “In response, we have developed a plan to continue to deliver education to students” External link

barrie Friday, April 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Parents will have a key responsibility to encourage students to complete the provided material and continue learning, but it is important for families to understand we are not asking them to recreate a classroom in their home or to take on the full role of a teacher," External link

barrie Friday, April 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Yes, they'll get some extra revenue. They deserve it. They're stepping up in a crisis. No apologies for that," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you can afford to pay, you'll be helping to keep a small business alive. If you can't, there'll be no judgment" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We'll be looking at medium and long term plans as we move ahead" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If you can afford to pay, you'll be helping to keep a small business alive. If you can't, there'll be no judgment" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We'll be looking at medium and long term plans as we move ahead" External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The goal here is to call on New Brunswickers and say look, this is a difficult situation. This is a dangerous disease. You do not want to be the person who brings this virus back to New Brunswick. So join with us in taking reasonable precautions to try and protect our students and folks who work in our education system," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “What we’re trying to do here in New Brunswick is make sure that we can protect our most vulnerable,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy explained : “The policy applies to travellers. If you went down south with your kids, it would apply to your whole family,” “If you went down south and left your kids behind … you then wouldn’t be able to go into the schools, so it applies to travellers. That’s the intent here, whether they’re young or old” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We want to make sure we're as well-prepared as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not about going back to the days, when we were kids, when you had kids with special needs who were essentially put in a barn on the outskirts of town and denied equality to a decent public education," "We need to maintain that element of the inclusion system and that is not up for discussion because those are a question of fundamental human rights" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to people who said 'well you know it says in the policy that if there's a disruptive student in a classroom that I have to evacuate the entire classroom except for that student, leave that student in place because you can't remove someone for being disruptive, everyone else gets evacuated," "There are classes where this is happening three times a day with an average interruption time of 30 to 45 minutes" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We need to help the kids who have trouble controlling themselves and that has to come with resources and additional trained staff and so on," "But we also have to start off by saying that every single child has the right to a peaceful and constructive and happy learning environment" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If, for example, you have a child who is aggressively misbehaving, and that causes the rest of the children in the class to be evacuated, which has come to be seen as part of the inclusion protocols, even though it absolutely isn't," "That ends making people concerned about inclusion, and whether this is having a really negative affect on their child's classroom environment and their learning abilities" External link

barrie Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The teachers are concerned that they're going to violate the inclusion policy if they discipline a child for acting out," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The teachers are concerned that they're going to violate the inclusion policy if they discipline a child for acting out," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The difficulty is if you don't have the resources, obviously kids with behavioural issues have behavioural issues, and if they don't have proper supports then that can cause huge disruption in classrooms," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Denying the child the right to access to education while living in the province is totally unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, February 14, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We do have to be able to sit and talk about the needs of the public sector," External link

CBC Friday, February 7, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “I mean, the only update, really, is the horrible events around the world that are making it clear, more and more clear, every day why we need to make sure we have full protection against vaccine-preventable diseases,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “I mean, the only update, really, is the horrible events around the world that are making it clear, more and more clear, every day why we need to make sure we have full protection against vaccine-preventable diseases,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The interior design is really impressive, certainly nothing like the schools I went to in Fredericton," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The students will be able to go out and use the trail network, the woods," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We were seeing a massive increase in student numbers and we were seeing a shortage around the Fredericton region of five schools," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “This isn't a forced change; it's one that we hope will be embraced by teachers,” “Because again, it's an idea that came from them” External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy says : “This isn't a forced change; it's one that we hope will be embraced by teachers,” “Because again, it's an idea that came from them” External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It absolutely is a deterrent. So having a public conversation on how we can deal with this I think is something that’s important going forward, because clearly, social media isn’t going away,” “We don’t want to restrict free speech, but at the same time, we want to make sure we’ve got an environment that encourages people to want to serve” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I am sure that this issue is going to generate more and more hate mail and other issues that I’m dealing with as education minister,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This can't be just politicians saying, 'We should do this,'" "It has to be a conversation with the public because it's their education system, their children and our province's future at stake with this" External link

CBC Monday, January 20, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Next week, I will have discussions with the school districts on how we can permit members of CUPE to use the logo in an educational context and a learning opportunity for students," External link

CBC Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're asking experts from around the world, people in the province and across Canada, as well, to look at what has worked with our programs, what are some things we could do to enhance those programs, and that's what's going to go into the pilot," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "So, we've got a problem with geography, that you're more likely to access French immersion in the cities and the countryside, we've got a problem with teaching capacity," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "So, we've got a problem with geography, that you're more likely to access French immersion in the cities and the country side, we've got a problem with teaching capacity," External link

barrie Friday, January 10, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “New Brunswick has had a deep, frozen, cold war for centuries between anglophones and francophones, and we don’t talk about how best to address that,” “Any politicians who try to inject language and cultural divisions into this aren’t helpful, and they’re holding our province back” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Forty per cent is still nothing to be thrilled about," External link

CBC Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "The headline saying we're scrapping French immersion is simply, straight up inaccurate," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "To say there's some plan which hasn't been shared with the public to get rid of French immersion is simply untrue," "There are certainly going to be absolutely no secret closed-door decisions or discussions with people in other parties on issues as important as this" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It’s a tool, but it’s supposed to be a last ditch tool, because obviously you don’t want to have children exposed to being put into a room by themselves. You can imagine how that could be distressing,” “But in some cases it can be helpful for some children under certain circumstances, but the goal has to be to make sure that it’s always part of the plan and designed in the best interest of the child” External link

globalnews Friday, December 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We have a huge shortage of trained labour in the province right now, a shortage of psychologists and other professionals … so the more that we can have everyone in the school environment given some better tools to handle these cases the better,” External link

globalnews Friday, December 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases,” “This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk," External link

barrie Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases," "This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn" External link

barrie Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many potentially life-threatening diseases,” “This legislation is protecting individuals with compromised immune systems and will help keep our children safe, healthy and ready to learn” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Over the past year, there have been outbreaks of diseases which are preventable by vaccine that put the health and safety of our students at risk,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 22, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "There shouldn't be anything frightening about making sure that the billions of dollars the government spends actually delivers services that people want," External link

CBC Friday, November 22, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The problem at the moment is that because you can either have a medical or non-medical exemption, there's not really any process in place for evaluating the validity of a medical exemption," "You could just write in and say 'I don't like vaccines' and you wouldn't need to get your kid vaccinated" External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "I was disappointed that the DEC failed to comply with their legislative duty to submit a balanced expenditure plan," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "I trust that these actions will be received in the spirit of collaboration and open dialogue," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "That's not a valid reason for not acting. You hear from teachers … that there are real concerns in the classroom," "There are teachers who are bailing out of the system every week right now as the pressures build up" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Education really touches on everyone in the province," External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I am aware of the classroom composition challenges in today's schools," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : “Our education system is sliding towards crisis. Not for all students. Not every day. But for more and more students, and the teachers who guide them, school isn’t working,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We’ve all grown up with the traditional grade model, and it’s been a feature of our education system for a long time. But if you think about it, it’s sort of an odd idea, grouping people together just based on the calendar year they were born within,” “We want to group students on readiness to learn, rather than just chronological age” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We fell into the trap that the only path to the middle class was to go to university. … Now we’ve got a massive shortage of skilled trades,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Our education system faces significant challenges, ranging from extremely challenging classroom compositions, to large numbers of disengaged students,” “These and other factors have led to unacceptably low levels of student achievement. Our province’s current social and economic reality should be enough to trigger bold and immediate action. Together, we have a moral imperative to re-imagine our education system and get to work on making necessary changes” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have challenges that we have to address head-on, and it starts with setting priorities," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have challenges that we have to address head-on, and it starts with setting priorities," External link

barrie Friday, October 4, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "work together based on their ability," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If New Brunswickers have ideas on how to improve our education system, you have no excuse not to speak out now," External link

CBC Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We have to stop thinking that we're going to solve this by simply just spending money and putting more adults into the classroom," External link

CBC Friday, September 27, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Brilliant labs is working on setting up maker spaces in different schools across the province,” External link

globalnews Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "People have written to me in the last few months telling me that when you see the contrails coming out behind an airplane flying overhead, that those contrails are actually chemical agents being released by the government in co-ordination with the honourable members around this table, to release poisons into the air that will interact with the vaccines that have been put into our bodies to develop cancer and kill us," "There is a substantial body of people who believe this" External link

barrie Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not supported in fact," "If you believe in evidence-based decision-making, you have to look at the evidence, and the evidence is incontrovertible" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I always have concerns over anyone attempting to limit freedom of expressions in New Brunswick classrooms, and that is certainly heightened with a government that has not demonstrated much respect for those," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I would've been happier if we could've gone all the way, right away," "But it's politics and also in New Brunswick we respect the law. We respect contracts" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "In 2022, we will completely resume our education system, without any connection with a foreign government with values that are not necessarily ours," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We're talking here about protecting immunocompromised kids," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The public have a right to be heard and there are members of the public who hold positions against the vaccination regime," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If you have lower vaccination rates, this is your reality,” “You’ll see [diseases] that we thought were dead and extinguished coming back and killing our kids, killing our adults and killing our vulnerable seniors” External link

globalnews Friday, July 12, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many diseases, some of which can be life threatening, especially for individuals with compromised immune systems," External link

barrie Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Vaccines are a safe and proven way to prevent the spread of many diseases, some of which can be life threatening, especially for individuals with compromised immune systems,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Every day we delay, we’re endangering people,” “If you have lower vaccination rates, this is your reality. You’ll see disease that we thought were dead and extinguished coming back and killing our kids, killing our adults and killing our vulnerable seniors” External link

globalnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's going to help relieve the overcrowding that we've seen growing as a more and more serious problem in the south side area," External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This had nothing to do with politics," External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy explains : “Every day we delay, we’re endangering people. People are getting sick right now,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “It was certainly something that was easy to flag as something we could make an easy fix to improve safety in the schools, and glad we are able to make it happen,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "basically impossible to detect until you're suffering the consequences," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The health and safety of our students is our top priority,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “On Monday, social development will take over the investigation on the file and then it will be up to social development and police to decide whether to move ahead with any charges,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 1, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “If people really have an objection to vaccines, they can homeschool their children,” “But we don't allow our children to come into our school carrying guns and we shouldn't allow coming in with fatal diseases that could hurt other people especially the most vulnerable among the school population” External link

barrie Friday, May 31, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We’re absolutely looking at making it as difficult ass possible for students to come into public schools without vaccination,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, May 31, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "despite the fact that it's mandated," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “I think there were some procedural issues around the motion (Friday) in terms of restricting something that doesn’t exist,” “But I’m glad it doesn’t exist and I know that this government would stand up against any efforts to introduce conversion therapy in the province, or certainly make it any part of our health-care system because it’s not health care” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The power under the law is if someone has an exemption they are still, at this point, allowed to go to school. That’s the power under the act. I personally don’t agree with that, but that’s something which I can look at changing in the future,” “I’m going to use every single power I have under the law to make sure that New Brunswick’s schools are safe places for kids. We have restrictions on peanut butter, on shellfish and other things, those are all reasonable and those are done because we as a province care about each other. It’s equally important that you be vaccinated against fatal diseases that can infect the students in you class” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We've built up, over the last couple of hundred years, public health systems and those have been allowed to fall into disrepair,” “We have got to make sure we've got accurate, up to date information and the fact that now we're caught up in multiple outbreaks of diseases that are all preventable through vaccination that are easily accessible to every single person in this province is not acceptable” External link

barrie Friday, May 17, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It is important to hear the voices of parents, teachers, administrators, students, community leaders and concerned citizens," External link

barrie Thursday, May 9, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The current system is failing to graduate bilingual students. A change in the entry point at this time would only address one small part of a larger challenge facing our education system," External link

CBC Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “The experience and dedication that early learning educators bring to caring for and teaching our children is essential and deserves to be recognized,” “Training and ongoing professional development are recognized as the cornerstone of high-quality early childhood services” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 19, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "If there was a problem there, why was it not reported to the minister earlier, before they started telling people and giving people two weeks notice they were going to be cutting off their support?" External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “There was a clear expression of need from parents and educators that the government needed to make that change and I was more than happy to do it,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Our hope is to be able to continue that in the years that we have in government,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is the happiest moment I've had since I became minister," External link

CBC Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "After lots of discussions over the last week, we're going to be able to extend the 75-cent increase for all early childhood education workers who have a single-year diploma," External link

CBC Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Community College ) : “The increase supports moving early childhood education forward as a professional field of practice and ensuring a strong pedagogical leadership within these services,” “It further strengthens the alignment between early learning and the public-school system. In anticipation of an increased demand for diploma-level training, both the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) are offering an online two-year diploma” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's the [school] district's responsibility to collect this information and we expect that to be done," External link

CBC Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : “Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We have some similarities here: New Brunswick with the long history of tensions we’ve had between First Nations communities, between French and English,” External link

globalnews Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "It's not necessarily the difference between public and private," "It's the difference between the quality the parents need and expect and the lower standards that they've experienced" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We've got to get back to focusing on making sure New Brunswick students have got as much time with New Brunswick's excellent teachers as they can possibly get," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I can tell you I'm going to proceed that second choice," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy responded : "even though your premier says 'maybe not,'" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "our personal views and our views as members of the Crown. … I think we recognize that a lot of us say things where we say 'OK, maybe I could have said that differently.'" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 27, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy explained : “To me, a good policy is a good policy, and it doesn’t make any difference what party colour it was developed under,” “Our government is committed to improving childcare services across the province in order to help build a world-class education system” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “Any financial things are going to come out in the budget in just a couple of weeks’ time, which will be an exciting day given both budgets will come down the same afternoon,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not the same thing as those previous changes," "This is a response to a classroom issue which has come up in terms of teacher qualification" External link

CBC Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, March 1, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

barrie Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society, and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “This isn’t 1945. You don’t have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work,” “It’s a totally different society and we haven’t done a lot to recognize the changes” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This isn't 1945. You don't have a parent at home baking cookies for the kids while dad goes off to work," "It's a totally different society and we haven't done a lot to recognize the changes" External link

barrie Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is not the same thing as those previous changes," "This is a response to a classroom issue which has come up in terms of teacher qualification" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "When I got into this job, I even joked about this publicly a couple times, saying the last thing in the world I want to talk about is French immersion entry points," "There are no political gains from this at all" External link

CBC Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In order to create a world-class education system that inspires and innovates, this government is committed to ensuring that all New Brunswick children have an equal opportunity to become bilingual," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : “Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 22, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful, face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species," External link

CBC Friday, February 22, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I don't think it's going to sound very credible when you argue that you are centralizing services if you're talking about centralizing them in Campbellton, and that's no disrespect to Campbellton," External link

CBC Friday, February 22, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "Their job is to create a friendly, cheerful, face for a government that is responsible for more deaths than nearly any other in the history of our species," External link

CBC Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think it's something we have to look at it, and I know there are broader issues around it," External link

CBC Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think it's something we have to look at it, and I know there are broader issues around it," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I was certainly depressed that we're still having to expose people in First Nations communities to stuff like this today and all of the other kids as well," External link

CBC Saturday, February 9, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I was certainly depressed that we're still having to expose people in First Nations communities to stuff like this today and all of the other kids as well," External link

CBC Friday, February 8, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “We had a platform commitment to look at reforming that system so we're going to come out with a report in the next little while on that,” External link

barrie Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy adds : “We’ve got to try to be creative, cost-effective and make sure our kids get the best start they can,” “That’s why we want to have that big meeting in May and really have a good look at our system in depth, where do we need to go from here to make it world class” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy asked : "If I go to an unemployed man in Doaktown who was never given the opportunity to learn French and tell him that it's doing great things for the province, you tell me why he should take what you're saying seriously?" External link

CBC Friday, January 11, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy asked : "If I go to an unemployed man in Doaktown who was never given the opportunity to learn French and tell him that it's doing great things for the province, you tell me why he should take what you're saying seriously?" External link

CBC Friday, January 11, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy wrote : "The team at Education is talking about how we build a world-class education system, across the board," "Looking forward to talking w @cyrillesimard about his idea; building that world class system is a project that has to include all New Brunswickers" External link

CBC Thursday, January 3, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "We can't afford to lose more hours and more days out of the system and climate change is clearly causing some impacts there," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "They [still] need to go to work, because the rest of the economy does not stop the days when schools [are closed]," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In the era of fake news, with democratic institutions under suspicion and attack, Elections New Brunswick is drawing fire on itself, and risks undermining the foundation of our democracy," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 11:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "In the era of fake news, with democratic institutions under suspicion and attack, Elections New Brunswick is drawing fire on itself, and risks undermining the foundation of our democracy," External link

CBC Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : “While these results are positive in some areas, we know there is an opportunity to improve in others, such as the Grade 2 reading performance,” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "plowed money into the pockets of the friends of the former premier who now have been unable to organize the Francophonie Games," External link

CBC Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy replied : "I invite you to contact the Dept and ask about my involvement in this decision. Then I’ll invite you to apologize. Posturing helps no one" External link

timescolonist Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:03:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I don't want to see kids, who because of their income level, going to school hungry," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:15:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

timescolonist Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:44:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "These changes will provide flexibility and empower local school communities to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of their students," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:21:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is going to be a big, broad tent of people who want to change New Brunswick," External link

CBC Friday, January 27, 2017 11:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Blaine Higgs ) : "Mr. Higgs has never wavered in his commitment to make New Brunswick better," External link

ctvnews Friday, January 27, 2017 7:50:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy accused : "a tiny minority of well-connected members" External link

CBC Thursday, January 5, 2017 8:03:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy accused : "a tiny minority of well-connected members" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 4, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy told : "It's been consistent over the entire time I've been leader," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 4, 2017 1:07:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I really don't think we need to be going after charities who found a way to actually build up some of their financial supports," "It's an enormous waste of time for a government that's got enormous problems it's facing" External link

CBC Friday, September 23, 2016 10:12:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The contingency fund is an accounting trick," "It's depressing … it shows we are not getting the province's finances under control" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said ( about Brian Gallant ) : "If [Brian] Gallant is going to claim credit for having the first female finance minister he can't have Roger Melanson up there delivering the update," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Friday, August 5, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Friday, August 5, 2016 12:29:00 AM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:47:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I've talked to a lot of people in the last 36 hours since the news of its cancellation came out and they said they'd never heard of it — people who would have been prime targets to use it," External link

CBC Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The reason why it was separated is because it was administratively simpler to do it. These days, there are all sorts of traffic flow systems you could use to easily combine the systems," External link

CBC Sunday, March 8, 2015 11:58:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "I think the government has to look at it and look at it now," "I understand that government wants to take some time and study and analyze. Meanwhile, there are people having to make decisions about keeping their house heat on, and that's not acceptable" External link

CBC Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:34:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "This is millions of dollars we've wasted on this," External link

CBC Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT

Dominic Cardy said : "The idea that there are paid actors wandering around the UK giving away New Brunswick tax dollars is crazy," External link

CBC Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader92.16%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
democratic party leader1.96%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
leader5.88%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Dominic CardyEN93.62%
Dominic CardyFR6.38%
Dominic CardySA0.00%


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