Category Archives: Balance of Responsibility

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Green MLAs announce their critic roles and areas of focus

Fredericton – On Tuesday November 27th, the Green MLAs announced their critic roles and their priority policy areas. Kevin Arseneau, MLA for Kent North will be an advocate on matters of Strengthening communities and cultures, and Democratic reform. This means he will be critic for government departments including: Aboriginal Affairs; Rural & Economic Development; Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries; Opportunities New […]

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Statement: The germ of an idea of change, 1 November 2018

Mr. Speaker, over the last four years I lost confidence in that government and its leadership. The political meddling in the work of the Legislature, the neglect of our health, child protection, and senior care systems, and of the poor, the firing of our Chief Medical Officer of Health and the dismantling of her office, handing extramural over to Medavie, […]

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Statement: They come with words sweeter than honey, 1 November 2018

Mr. Speaker, I am proud to represent the people of Kent North and to sit as a member for the Green party. These last four years of Liberal government are a write off in terms of doing politics differently. And the linguistic tensions that exist in the province today are directly connected to the inaction of this same government. The […]

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No deal: Green Party won’t formally side with Liberals or PCs in N.B. – CBC – 10 October 2018

article by Jacques Poitras, CBC journalist. “We all want the citizens of the province to be the winners. And for them to be winners, we need to be able to collaborate in the house across party lines.” – David Coon Green Party leader announces a ‘declaration of intent’ he hopes MLAs from other parties will sign. New Brunswick’s Green Party […]

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Green Caucus Invites all MLAs to collaborate in the Legislature

Fredericton – The Green caucus, including David Coon, Leader and MLA for Fredericton South, Kevin Arseneau, MLA for Kent North, and Megan Mitton, MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar, held a news conference to release a copy of a Declaration of Intent they have drafted for the consideration of all MLAs to declare their willingness to collaborate in the Legislative Assembly once a […]

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Declaration of Intent: An agreement by MLAs to collaborate based on shared values

Whereas the results of the recent provincial election are unprecedented in New Brunswick’s history; Whereas the seat distribution challenges all elected representatives to find a way to work together in the best interest of all citizens; Whereas high rates of poverty, climate change, reconciliation with First Nations, and growing fiscal and ecological debts represent critical challenges for New Brunswick; Whereas […]

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