Author Archives: DavidCoonMLA

Full Details of Federal-Provincial Agreements Must be Shared with the Public

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The Gallant government continues to sign federal-provincial agreements without sharing details with the public. Whether it is the agreement on Early Learning and Childcare, the agreement on the Low Carbon Economy, or the agreement on Affordable Housing, government needs to publicly release the details and post the agreements on their website, rather than dribble them out as if they are […]

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Incarceration in a provincial jail should not end basic healthcare rights

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The video and transcript of oral questions are recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Dernièrement, une personne âgée autochtone m’a contacté au sujet de son voisin détenu à la prison de Madawaska. Cet homme doit prendre des médicaments pour différents problèmes de santé liés à ses yeux, sa tension artérielle et son arthrite. Toutefois, voilà […]

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Is the Government Imposing Poverty on New Brunswickers?

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The video and transcript of oral questions are recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Les prestations d’aide sociale sont tellement faibles qu’elles forcent certaines personnes à vivre dans la pauvreté. Dans son rapport intitulé Vivre avec un handicap dans la pauvreté extrême au Nouveau-Brunswick, le Front commun pour la justice sociale du Nouveau- Brunswick a […]

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The silence is unacceptable: Green party leader seeking response on affordable housing

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Fredericton- David Coon, leader of the Green party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, is calling on the Premier to respond to the 10-year national housing strategy announced Nov 22nd with details on how New Brunswick will participate. “The number one issue I hear about from constituents at my office is housing insecurity,” said Coon. “Now the federal […]

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Towards An Age Friendly Fredericton

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As social work students from St. Thomas University, we are conducting a research project on Age Friendly Cities in conjunction with David Coon’s Constituency Office. An Age Friendly City builds community and creates connections to enable every age group to participate in the community, have access to services, and be safe doing both. An Age Friendly Fredericton would allow residents […]

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