Category Archives: Health

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Question Period: Midwifery – 18 December 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 18, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: Last May, the Minister of Health addressed some questions that I had during question period regarding the integration of midwives into our health care system. At that time, he said, “it is very clear that we are […]

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Member’s Statement: School Cafeterias Closing – 17 December 2015

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Mr. Speaker, yesterday the CBC reported that Chartwells, a subsidiary of UK-based Compass Group will be discontinuing 12 school cafeterias in New Brunswick tomorrow because they are no longer profitable for them. When classes begin in January, students in Plaster Rock, Woodstock, Nackawick, Harvey, Keswick, Centreville, McAdam, Harvey, Fredericton Junction, Cambridge Narrows, Chipman and Barkers Point will be affected. Mr. […]

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Anti-spray group launches campaign to ban glyphosate – CBC News 16 December 2015

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article from CBC News A few dozen people turned out at the legislature Wednesday to protest the use of glyphosate and other herbicides in the province. They are part of a new group called Stop Spraying New Brunswick, made up of hunters, environmentalists, and others opposed to spraying in New Brunswick forests. Members of the protest crowd in front of […]

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Question Period: Dr. Eilish Cleary – December 10, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 10, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: The Minister of Health said that he would provide information to this House about why our Chief Medical Officer of Health was unceremoniously dumped from her post if she gave her consent to do so. Yet, as […]

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Dismissal of Chief Medical Officer of Health Must Be Explained

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Fredericton– Green Party Leader and MLA for Fredericton South David Coon is calling the government’s dismissal of Dr. Eilish Cleary as New Brunswick Chief Medical Officer of House outrageous in a statement released today. “Dr. Cleary, in her role as doctor to the people of New Brunswick has earned tremendous respect and even affection from New Brunswickers.  So many felt […]

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Question Period: Dr. Cleary and Glyphosate – December 4, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 2, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: This week, it has become public knowledge that the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, New Brunswick’s chief physician, everybody’s doctor, Dr. Cleary, has been placed on leave without explanation. Dr. Cleary is a constituent […]

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A Message on Universal Children’s Day

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick issued the following statement in recognition of Universal Children`s Day on Friday, November 20. “The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child tasks governments with the responsibility to protect children from all forms of harm. I am pleased to see that […]

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