Premier David Alward gave his first State of the Province address last night in the newly minted Fredericton Convention Centre. The enthusiastic and appreciative crowd of over 900 people listened to Premier's vision for the Provinces's future.
In the spirit of public engagement, the hosts of the event, The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, solicited questions from the general public to ask the Premier last night. Ten were chosen and those questions were on everyone's table to read as they came in. The attendees were asked to vote via Twitter for their favorite question. The questions were then asked of the Premier in order of popular ranking during a Q and A session.
Here are those questions and the Premier's off-the-cuff answers.