The past year has been very busy in our Riding and across the Province. Following is a partial list of the accomplishments:
- Enhanced Energy Savings program including Heat Pumps
- Out of pocket child care fees reduced by 50%
- Student Employment Experience Development Placements: 22
- $3/hr minimum wage increase between April 2022/April 2023
- Emergency Food and Fuel Benefit
- Highest increase in Health budget since 2008
- Better access to cataract, hip and knee surgeries
- Building NEW public housing units for the first time in 38 years
- Co-hosted the 2023 World Juniors which generated an estimated $20 million in economic activity
- Department of Transportation and Infrastructure refurbishment of the Damascus Covered Bridge - Smithtown
- Hampton Regional Multipurpose Facility unexpected budget increase due to rising costs is being evaluated. Regional MLA’s Gary Crossman, Tammy Scott-Wallace and Bill Oliver are working on additional funding and hopeful for groundbreaking soon.
- Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed multiple surface upgrades, brush cutting and yellows lines for safer roads.
- Reduction in wait list for mental health services
- Elimination of provincial student loan interest
- Darlings Island Covered Bridge Repairs
The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal was created to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty's Accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The medal honours The Queen and her lifelong service to Canada, as well as those residents of New Brunswick who have been exemplary in their service to others. The following list includes medals presented to Hampton Riding Residents from MLA, Gary Crossman:
Dee Dee Holland, Sharon Dunlop-McEwen, Mark Bettle, Susan Wall, Raymona Dow, John Barnstead, Gary Hicks, Roger Breau, Nancy Meech, Chris Rendell, Stephen Wilson, Georgie Day, Isabell Simpson, Blair Wanamaker, Brian Hunter, Gina McLeod, Suzanne Coffey, Harvey McLeod, Mike Raeburn and Louis Cuppens.
Hampton Regional Multipurpose Facility unexpected budget increase due to rising costs is being evaluated. Regional MLA’s Gary Crossman, Tammy Scott-Wallace and Bill Oliver are working on additional funding and hopeful for groundbreaking soon.
The Community Investment Fund provides support to local non-profit community based organizations and governments for initiatives such as festivals, national events, volunteer recognition events and community growth initiatives. Following are investments in the Hampton Riding:
The Corinthian Lodge - $2,900, Royal Canadian Legion Hampton - $4,700 Hammond River Angling Association - $2000, Hampton Seniors Resource Centre Inc - $4,200, Lower Norton Shore Community Club Inc. - $5,000, Hampton Food Basket and Clothing Centre Inc - $1,400, Seaview Community Club Inc. - $3,900, Town of Hampton - $5,000, Hampton Rural Cemetery Company - $5,000, Shining Horizons Therapeutic Riding Association Inc - $5,000
Click on the following Community Investment Fund link for more details.
Dr. V.A. Snow Centre Hammond River Angling Association Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning Hampton Bible Camp Hampton Community Club Hampton Senior Resource Center Hampton Soccer Association Shining Horizons Therapeutic Riding Association St.Paul's Anglican Church Town of Hampton
For more information on the SEED Program visit their website at: https://www.workingnb.ca/seed
Hampton Riding Gallery
It is an honour to represent the Riding of Hampton. If you need assistance, have any questions or comments please contact our office.
MLA, Hampton Riding
Minister of Environment
Minister of Regional Development Corporation