Category Archives: Health

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Public Health in New Brunswick: Question Period – October 31, 2017

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M. Coon : En août, le gouvernement a annoncé qu’il allait décimer le bureau du médecinhygiéniste en chef et répartir 70 de ses 110 employés dans trois autres ministères. Plusieurs organismes, y compris l’Association canadienne de santé publique et Médecins de santé publique du Canada, s’opposent à cette décision. Si jamais il survenait une crise de santé publique, pouvez-vous imaginer […]

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Introduction of Motion: Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy – October 31, 2017

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I give notice that on November 9, 2017 I shall move the following resolution, seconded by the member from Fredericton-York: WHEREAS alcohol is the leading cause of injury and death in Canada; WHEREAS a 2012 Stats Canada survey found that 20% of New Brunswickers were heavy drinkers; WHEREAS excessive drinking bears numerous known health risks including cancer and cardiovascular disease; […]

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Privatization of Healthcare: Question Period – October 27, 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Je n’ai trouvé personne dans la province qui appuie la privatisation de la gestion des soins de santé, à l’exception des parlementaires du côté du gouvernement. Le Réseau de santé Vitalité, Égalité santé en français N.-B., la Société de […]

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Alzheimer’s Day a reminder to move forward on dementia strategy

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick is reminding the government on International Alzheimer’s Day of the urget need for a provincial dementia strategy. In January the Council on Aging released a comprehensive set of recommendations: We are all in this together, designed to better the experience of aging in […]

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