Category Archives: Environment

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International Forest Day: Member Statements – 21 March 2017

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During the public hearings at the Select Committee on Climate Change last summer, our committee repeatedly heard from New Brunswickers who were concerned about the impact of widespread clearcutting on the health of our fresh water system, our lakes, our rivers and our streams. Our committee recognized the important role of maintaining an adequate forest cover to minimize damaging runoff […]

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Protecting our watersheds by protecting our forests

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick is calling on the Minister of Energy and Resource Development to plan forest activities on Crown land on a watershed basis to maintain adequate forest cover. “During the public hearings of the select committee on climate change our committee heard repeatedly about the […]

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Budget Speech – 10 February 2017

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A budget represents an annual opportunity to make deliberate spending decisions to take positive action that will protect and empower the citizens of New Brunswick. I have spoken to those priorities which I know are shared by many of my constituents. Here are videos of the budget debate broken down into each topic of priority. Economic Transition Mr. Speaker, a […]

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