Category Archives: David Coon

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Motion: Stop Spraying Glyphosate, 21 November 2018

WHEREAS the World Health Organization deemed glyphosate “probably carcinogenic to humans” in 2015; WHEREAS there is increasing scientific evidence of the risk glyphosate poses to the health of our forest ecosystems and wildlife; WHEREAS I and the member for Restigouche West tabled one of the largest petitions in the history of the Legislative Assembly with over 34,000 signatures asking for […]

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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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Question Period: We must face climate change head on, 26 October 2018

Mr. Coon: The Premier has said on a number of occasions that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity and that government must take concrete actions to tackle climate change. Most New Brunswickers agree, as I do. The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, however, reminds us how urgently we must take action, concluding […]

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