Category Archives: Statements

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Member’s Statement –Forestry Bill 2nd Reading, MLA David Coon Leader of the Green Party, June 3, 2015

Member’s Statement –Forestry Bill 2nd Reading, MLA David Coon Leader of the Green Party, June 3, 2015 Mr. Speaker, today is an historic day for the province of New Brunswick. Last year, the previous government signed a contract with three private companies. This deal pledged softwood harvest increases of 20%. This number was deemed unsustainable by the Minister’s staff, endangering […]

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Member’s Statement – Reflection May 6, 2015

Mr. Speaker, this morning I was reflecting on how parents must feel who are facing increased childcare costs. I was reflecting on how the women who operate and work at private child care centres must feel as they contemplate closing their centres or laying off staff and charging their parents more. I was reflecting on how single mothers must feel […]

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Member’s Statement: Midwifery

Mr. Speaker, This government has asked for solutions to help the province balance its books. Today is the International Day of the Midwife and I would like to take the opportunity to highlight the role midwives can play in reducing the costs of our health care system. Mid-wives can provide 87% of essential care for women and newborns at an […]

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