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Provincial Green Party Leader to Attend Climate Change Conference in Paris

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This story was by 91.9 The Bend on November 24, 2015   New Brunswick Green Party Leader David Coon will be attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. Coon is part of the New Brunswick component of the delegation because of his two and a half decades of experience with climate change policy. Coon says we are at a watershed […]

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N.B. premier ready to talk climate change at ministers’ meeting

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This news story was taken from CTV Atlantic, with files from Nick Moore November 22, 2015 New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he’s ready to talk climate change with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other premiers. “All the while insuring respecting each province specific realities,” said Gallant. “We all have different types of economies and different challenges.” On CTV’s Question […]

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Vanishing Salmon: The Knockout Blow

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Commentary in the Telegraph Journal Written by Inka Milewski, Science Advisor for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick With catch restrictions placed on salmon anglers, thousands of volunteer hours dedicated to river and stream enhancement projects, millions of salmon released from hatcheries, and millions of dollars dedicated to research, still, wild Atlantic salmon continued to decline (Telegraph-Journal series, Downstream: Saving […]

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David Coon says Language Commissioner situation worsened by dysfunctional committee

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Article by Dan McHardie, CBC The Legislative Assembly’s dysfunctional committee system must accept part of the blame for the ongoing controversy surrounding the province’s official languages commissioner, says Green Party Leader David Coon. Katherine d’Entremont spoke to the media on Friday in an attempt to explain how she handled an investigation into the provision of bilingual services at government buildings. […]

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Information Morning with Terry Seguin: Language Questions

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On Monday, November 9, 2011, David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick spoke with Terry Seguin on Information morning. They discussed the recent events surrounding the investigation of the Official Languages Commissioner and the reduction in work hours for the Commissionaire, Wayne Grant. Click the above link to listen to the interview. […]

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