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New Brunswick’s new Premier Brian Gallant is shown in Fredericton on Sept. 24, 2014.

JAMES WEST/THE CANADIAN PRESS

New Brunswick's new Liberal government has delivered its first Throne Speech opening a new session of the provincial legislature.

The speech is essentially a condensed version of the Liberal campaign platform, with an emphasis on job creation and getting the province's finances in order.

It also promises to re-evaluate the forestry and prescription drug plans introduced by the previous Tory government.

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The speech makes no mention of a moratorium on shale gas fracking, though Premier Brian Gallant said earlier this week that legislation to bring in such a moratorium will be introduced in this session.

The government is also promising to reinstate a home energy retrofit program and provide tax breaks to seniors for renovations to help them stay in their homes longer.

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