Author Archives: DavidCoonMLA

David Tours the Stan Cassidy Rehab Centre

David Stan Cassidy Photo

Since his election in September, David has been connecting with various community centres and organisations in his constituency. Some of these visits have included the Fredericton Community Health Clinic, the Evelyn Grove Manor, and the Fredericton Intercultural Centre. On Monday, February 9th, David had the chance to visit and tour the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation as well. The Stan […]

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PRESS RELEASE: David Coon Supports Anti-Bullying Initiatives on Pink Shirt Day

(FREDERICTON, NB) – Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon encourages citizens throughout the province to recognize Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 25, as a day designed to highlight the dangers of bullying and the importance of creating a society in which it will not be tolerated.    Mr. Coon invites all New Brunswickers to participate in the promotion of activities related to Pink Shirt Day.   “By answering this call we join a groundswell effort around the world to stop bullying in all […]

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Member`s Statement: Canadaland

  Mr. Speaker, last night I had the pleasure of meeting the investigative journalist and founder of the online news site Canadaland, Jesse Brown. I was a participant in a Canadaland podcast recorded before a live audience at the Kinsella Auditorium at St. Thomas University hosted by Jan Wong.  The panel consisted of Jacques Poitras, author of Irving vs Irving […]

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PRESS RELEASE: World Day of Social Justice


World Day of Social Justice: Green Party Leader Applauds New Brunswickers for their Efforts   (FREDERICTON, NB) – Ending human trafficking and forced labour is the theme of this year’s World Day of Social Justice. Since 2007, the United Nations has recognized February 20th as a day dedicated to the eradication of poverty, the promotion of full employment and decent […]

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Member’s Statement: Youth Roundtable

Mr. Speaker, last night I held the first meeting of the youth roundtable I have established in my riding as another means to ensure that youth have a voice in this Legislature. Students from middle schools, high schools, our universities and colleges are participating. The number one priority that emerged from last night’s discussions was the pressing need for a […]

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