Category Archives: Equality

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MLA alleges discrimination after N.B. mother denied social assistance. CTV – 29 March 2017

With files from CTV Atlantic’s Laura Brown. “I find this ludicrous and frankly, sexist,” Coon said in the New Brunswick legislature Tuesday. “Can the Minister of Families and Children explain to this house why his department insists knowing the name of the father before providing a single mom and her children with income they need through social assistance so they […]

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Budget Speech – 10 February 2017

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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