Kris Austin began by outlining the party's history and efforts to promote itself. After asking for a show of hands of who had heard of the People's Alliance before hearing about the town hall nearly every hand went up. Kris compared this to earlier years when two hands might go up.
Moving on to issues of policy Kris bemoaned the poor state of democracy in New Brunswick. "We need to get back to representing the people first and the party second", he said.