Category Archives: Governance

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Third Party Leader’s Response to Speech from the Throne, 8 November 2016

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On 8 November 2016 David Coon delivered his response the the Speech from the Throne for the 3rd Session of the 58th Legislative Assembly. Below is the text in the language in which it was spoken: Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to provide a response to the Speech from the Throne on behalf of the Third Party in […]

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Economic growth plan is incomplete

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Fredericton – David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South is concerned that the Economic Growth Plan ignores important economic opportunities in the green economy. “I’m pleased that the premier has identified local food and the smart grid as growth opportunities for New Brunswick as I have championed both of these files. However, […]

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Green Party Leader’s Bills to Die on the Order Paper

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Fredericton – David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, is disappointed that his four bills and motion look like they will die on the order paper with the house adjourning this week. “The sporadic house schedule introduced by the government this session has meant that I didn’t even get halfway through my […]

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Question Period: Subsidies for Industry – July 6, 2016

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions recorded in the language in which it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: On Canada Day, our power rates went up. Yes, New Brunswick ratepayers continue to subsidize the large industrial operations in this province with their power bills through a program that is deceptively named the Large Industrial Renewable Energy Purchase […]

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