Category Archives: Equality

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Member’s Statement: Child and Youth Advocate’s work is critical

Mr. Speaker, New Brunswick’s Child and Youth Advocate does critical work as an officer of this Legislative Assembly.  Every year he produces a State of the Child report and every year makes specific recommendations to help the children and youth of our province.  There is a problem. The Child and Youth Advocate has no Legislative Committee to which he reports.  […]

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PRESS RELEASE: A Day to Celebrate Women

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A Day to Celebrate Women   (FREDERICTON, NB)  – New Brunswick’s Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon joins in solidarity with women across New Brunswick and throughout the world in embracing the theme of International Women’s Day 2015, “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It.” “Sunday is a celebration of spirit,” Mr. Coon said. “Women’s inequality in […]

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Member’s Statement: Youth Roundtable

Mr. Speaker, last night I held the first meeting of the youth roundtable I have established in my riding as another means to ensure that youth have a voice in this Legislature. Students from middle schools, high schools, our universities and colleges are participating. The number one priority that emerged from last night’s discussions was the pressing need for a […]

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