Category Archives: Housing

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Fredericton South MLA building on success of outreach project

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South is releasing updated versions of his community resource infographics highlighting food and housing supports available in Fredericton. “It’s important that when people are in crisis, they know where to turn for help with housing, food and employment,” said Coon. “These resource materials have proven to be popular with some of the most […]

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Property Tax Appeal


If you feel your property value was over-assessed, you can: 1. Dispute the amount with the assessor. You can find the contact information for your regional assessment office here : 2. Fill out the “Request for Review of Assessment” on your property Assessment and Tax Notice. This must be done by March 31. Send it to the address on […]

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Budget Speech – 10 February 2017

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A budget represents an annual opportunity to make deliberate spending decisions to take positive action that will protect and empower the citizens of New Brunswick. I have spoken to those priorities which I know are shared by many of my constituents. Here are videos of the budget debate broken down into each topic of priority. Economic Transition Mr. Speaker, a […]

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Budget Debate – 10 February 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of my speech, recorded in the language in which it was spoken. Highlights Full Debate Economic Transition Mr. Speaker, a budget is supposed to tell us where we are headed. Just two months ago, this government released its strategy to propel New Brunswick’s transition to a low-carbon economy. The strategy largely reflects what New […]

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Green Party Leader to tour low carbon buildings in Moncton

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Fredericton – On Friday, January 13th, David Coon, leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South will travel to Moncton to visit buildings that have been constructed to have small carbon footprints. “Both the provincial and federal governments have new strategies to drive the transition to a low carbon economy by attacking energy waste and […]

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Our Neighbours: Jen


My story of affordable housing in Fredericton is a complete nightmare. There is a definite divide between the rich and poor. We [the poor] are easily abused and no-one will listen. The idea is to isolate people and keep them away from the world. Most people forget that I am poor because I have an education. I am everything they’ve […]

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