Author Archives: DavidCoonMLA

Question Period: Water Classification Regulation – Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Environment and Local Government. Last week marked the 13th anniversary of the introduction into law of the Water Classification Regulation, which is designed to protect our freshwater resources, in theory, by establishing legally binding water quality standards for our rivers and streams. It was amended in 2008 to address some matters […]

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Next Community Gathering – May 23, 2015, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1039 Regent St.

  Saturday, May 23, 1pm-3pm. St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1039 Regent St. Join MLA David Coon for the fourth in our series of Community Gatherings to discuss your vision for the province and the community. This is your opportunity to meet your provincial representative and to get involved with community and political decisions and initiatives. Be part of shaping the future. […]

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MLA struck by cramped quarters at Chalmers hospital – Daily Gleaner, March 7, 2015

David Coon calling on provincial government to commit to long-term hospital upgrade project ADAM BOWIE THE DAILY GLEANER    With the spacing crunch at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital causing non-essential surgical cancellations and forcing staff to treat patients in hallways and TV rooms, a local MLA is demanding government consider a massive upgrade.   Fredericton-South MLA David Coon who’s […]

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Leader’s Blog March 6, 2015

  “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed — and hence clamorous to be led to safety — by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”– H.L. Mencken   New Brunswick’s financial situation is nowhere near as frightening as some would have you believe.  There is no question that we have […]

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PRESS RELEASE: A Day to Celebrate Women

A Day to Celebrate Women   (FREDERICTON, NB)  – New Brunswick’s Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon joins in solidarity with women across New Brunswick and throughout the world in embracing the theme of International Women’s Day 2015, “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It.” “Sunday is a celebration of spirit,” Mr. Coon said. “Women’s inequality in […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Bursting at the Seams

    Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Bursting at the Seams   (FREDERICTON, NB) Last week, the MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, met with John McGarry, the President and CEO of Horizon Health Network to tour the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital (DECH). Mr. Coon was shown firsthand how over-extended the hospital is. In one unit after another patients or their loved […]

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