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Our Future Depends on Bridging Our Three Solitudes

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Article by: DAVID COON “Breaking down the barriers between our three solitudes calls for collective action. Without it, New Brunswick will fail to move forward.”-David Coon As Green Party leader I have the wonderful opportunity to visit communities in every corner of our beautiful province. I like nothing better than listening to the concerns and dreams of New Brunswickers, and […]

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School bus drivers, paramedics call for safer roads in N.B. – CTV Atlantic News – 11 January 2018

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Article by: NICK MOORE “The Liberals are the government. It’s their responsibility to fix the problems as they become evident. It’s evident we don’t have enough people to keep our roads safe,”-David Coon School bus drivers, paramedics and even snow plow operators in New Brunswick are calling the condition of roadways this winter “deplorable.” CUPE local, the union representing highways […]

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N.B. government could make money on Medavie deal – Telegraph Journal – 11 Janvier 2018

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Article by: ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau “There are details in there that bear examination,”-David Coon From left, Horizon Health Network Dr. Pamela Jarrett, Medavie CEO Bernard Lord, former Health Minister Victor Boudreau and Nurses Association of New Brunswick president Brenda Kinney prepare for a photo at the announcement that Medavie will take over telecare and extra-mura home programs in the […]

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Higgs won’t pledge to scrap Medavie deal-Telegraph Journal- 9 January 2018

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Article by : ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs says he won’t promise to scrap the extra-mural contract with Medavie if his party forms government after the next election, saying it would be a “reckless” pledge. Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs says he won’t promise to scrap the extra-mural contract with Medavie if his party forms government […]

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Natural resources minister in Alward government says Irving letter got him fired – CBC NEWS – 8 January 2018

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Author by: CONNELL SMITH “Governments, whether it’s this government or the previous Conservative government, will stand with Jim Irving, will stand with JDI. They have repeatedly made that decision.”-David Coon Pressure from Jim Irving led former premier David Alward to switch natural resources ministers, says Bruce Northrup, speaking for the first time about how he lost the portfolio in a […]

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Opposition critic wants to know where climate fund money will go – Telegraph Journal – 19 December 2017

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Author by : JOHN CHILIBECK Legislature Bureau Photo by : JOHN CHILIBECK Legislature Bureau This allows the government to spend money on all kinds of things that will not directly reduce our carbon pollution and directly power the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It’s clear. There’s way too much latitude for how those funds will get used […]

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Proportional representation should be on the ballot for 2018

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M. Coon : Le Comité permanent de la politique économique s’est réuni pendant 85 heures depuis le 7 novembre pour examiner et modifier des projets de loi, mais aucun des amendements que j’ai proposés n’a été accepté. De plus, des projets de loi importants, comme celui visant à modifier la Loi sur la santé publique, n’ont même pas été étudiés. […]

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