Category Archives: Legislative Office

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3 Green MLAs table their first motions

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Our new Green caucus is off to a strong start. On Wednesday, October 24th, the three Green MLAs tabled their first motions in the Legislative Assembly on topics that matter to the people of New Brunswick. Megan Mitton, MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar, tabled a motion pushing for a public enquiry into the adequacy of ambulance services in the province. Check out […]

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No deal: Green Party won’t formally side with Liberals or PCs in N.B. – CBC – 10 October 2018

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article by Jacques Poitras, CBC journalist. “We all want the citizens of the province to be the winners. And for them to be winners, we need to be able to collaborate in the house across party lines.” – David Coon Green Party leader announces a ‘declaration of intent’ he hopes MLAs from other parties will sign. New Brunswick’s Green Party […]

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Green motion to launch inquiry into adequacy of ambulance services in NB

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Fredericton –David Coon, Leader of the Green party and MLA for Fredericton South will table a motion in the Legislative Assembly when the 59th Session commences to initiate a public inquiry into the adequacy of ambulance services and how they can be improved. “We are hearing more and more stories of families’ experiences with dangerously long wait times for ambulances […]

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Green Caucus Invites all MLAs to collaborate in the Legislature

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Fredericton – The Green caucus, including David Coon, Leader and MLA for Fredericton South, Kevin Arseneau, MLA for Kent North, and Megan Mitton, MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar, held a news conference to release a copy of a Declaration of Intent they have drafted for the consideration of all MLAs to declare their willingness to collaborate in the Legislative Assembly once a […]

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Declaration of Intent: An agreement by MLAs to collaborate based on shared values

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Whereas the results of the recent provincial election are unprecedented in New Brunswick’s history; Whereas the seat distribution challenges all elected representatives to find a way to work together in the best interest of all citizens; Whereas high rates of poverty, climate change, reconciliation with First Nations, and growing fiscal and ecological debts represent critical challenges for New Brunswick; Whereas […]

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Green MLAs offer to open discussions with Tories and Liberals

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Fredericton – David Coon, leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick has met with his new caucus of Green MLAs: Megan Mitton, MLA-elect for Memramcook-Tantramar, and Kevin Arseneau, MLA-elect for Kent North. Coon has arranged to speak with both Blaine Higgs and Brian Gallant later today, about commencing formal negotiations toward establishing a stable government for the people of […]

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Green Party Leader going to court to uphold the public’s right to information

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Fredericton – Monday David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA forFredericton South will appear before a judge to appeal the decision by the Department of Social Development to withhold government contracts and service agreements with private entities respecting the management and ownership of nursing homes across the province. They have withheld this information despite the […]

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