Category Archives: In Our Community

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MLA David Coon seeks provincial support for the Fredericton Pool

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On April 12, 2017 MLA David Coon sent a letter to Minister Ames who is responsible for Tourism Heritage and Culture, which includes sport. His letter requested that Minister Ames act to keep the UNB pool open until a new aquatic centre can be built in Fredericton. On April 19, 2018 Minister Fraser, responsible for the Department of Tourism and […]

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An Update from your MLA

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Spring is almost within reach! I am sure everyone is looking forward to saying good-bye to this roller coaster of a winter. I have heard plenty from Fredericton seniors about the difficulty in navigating our sidewalks, and from both seniors and students about the interminable long waits for cabs. I passed both concerns on to the mayor during our most […]

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Towards An Age Friendly Fredericton

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As social work students from St. Thomas University, we are conducting a research project on Age Friendly Cities in conjunction with David Coon’s Constituency Office. An Age Friendly City builds community and creates connections to enable every age group to participate in the community, have access to services, and be safe doing both. An Age Friendly Fredericton would allow residents […]

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Route 8 Crossing: College Hill-Skyline Active Transportation Connection

At David Coon’s Community Gatherings in Skyline Acres, the Route 8 crossing between Skyline Acres and UNB has been consistently identified as one of the priority issues for residents. For years, residents have asked the city and province to make the crossing safer by installing a pedestrian bridge. A committee was formed from one of David’s community gatherings that distributed […]

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A sneak-peek at some of Fredericton’s newest businesses

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David recently toured three of Fredericton’s newest businesses. On June 19th, Laurel Green, owner and curator of Bellwether, showed David around her shop, located on the second floor at 384 Queen Street. Bellwether contains a wide range of merchandise: vintage and modern consignment and second hand clothing, local art and jewellery, and handmade accessories. Laurel has received wonderful support from […]

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