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MLA struck by cramped quarters at Chalmers hospital – Daily Gleaner, March 7, 2015

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David Coon calling on provincial government to commit to long-term hospital upgrade project ADAM BOWIE THE DAILY GLEANER    With the spacing crunch at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital causing non-essential surgical cancellations and forcing staff to treat patients in hallways and TV rooms, a local MLA is demanding government consider a massive upgrade.   Fredericton-South MLA David Coon who’s […]

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Local producers praise David Coon’s food security bill (CBC News, Feb. 13, 2015)

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Some New Brunswick entrepreneurs say Green Party Leader David Coon’s proposed Local Food Security Act will help grow a larger market for locally grown food in the province. The proposed bill would see the provincial government give preference to local food providers to supply food for nursing homes, schools and hospitals. It would also include better labelling for local food […]

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Government will take time reviewing heating oil prices: Telegraph-Journal, February 12, 2015

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FREDERICTON • A price gap has opened up in home heating oil prices between New Brunswick and some of its Atlantic neighbours thanks to a regulatory change now under review by the Liberal government. Oil prices may have fallen across Canada in recent weeks, but New Brunswickers who rely on furnace oil to heat their homes have not seen them […]

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