Category Archives: Health

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Privatising management of hospital services a mistake – 3 February 2017

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Fredericton – David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South is dismayed at the government’s move to parcel out hospital services management to Sodexo. “The Gallant government has decided to privatize the management of our hospital services at the expense of 280 full time jobs,” said Coon. “This is a big mistake.” British […]

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Hospice Fredericton Tour

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On October 3, 2016, David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick had the opportunity to tour the Hospice Fredericton, a community-based facility that provides a safe and peaceful residence for patients requiring end-of-life care. Open since April 2016, the facility is the first residential hospice in the capital region and the second […]

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Construction of controversial paid-plasma clinic underway in Moncton. Global news – November 25, 2016

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By Heide Pearson An Ontario-based company has started construction of a controversial paid-plasma clinic in Moncton. The CEO of Canadian Plasma Resources, Dr. Barzin Bahardoust, won’t say exactly where it’s being built — only that it’s going to be near the Université de Moncton. The prospect of a paid-plasma clinic opening in New Brunswick has drawn protests and petitions since […]

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Canadian Mental Health Services Are Chronically Underfunded – In our community

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According to the CMHA, around 1 in 5 youth, who need mental health services receive them and almost all mental-health problems begin before the age of 24. As a consequence, mental health problems are estimated to cost the Canadian economy $55 billion a year and Canadians will struggle with mental illness for the rest of their lives. So what’s the […]

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