Author Archives: DavidCoonMLA

Member’s Statement: Rate of autism has been climbing

Mr. Speaker, the rate of autism has been climbing exponentially but services for those on the autism spectrum have not. While New Brunswick provides excellent pre-school services for autistic children, assistance deteriorates through school and vanishes altogether after they leave school.  It is time that we do the right thing and provide much needed services for persons with autism and […]

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Question Period: Youth Mental Health – Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Youth Mental Health     Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Education. To address youth mental health, an Integrated Service Delivery approach for children and youth was instituted at two demonstration sites in 2011—one in Charlotte County and another in the Acadian Peninsula. As a result, children and youth have received more timely and comprehensive services than […]

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Press Release – Elizabeth May calls for new national energy policy, climate plan

FREDERICTON • Federal Green party Leader Elizabeth May says Canada needs a national energy policy and climate plan – one that would halt the $12-billion Energy East pipeline project before a single section of steel is anchored above the ground. May was in New Brunswick on Monday, her fourth visit to the province in the space of about a year,promoting her national […]

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