Category Archives: Motion

Motion: In solidarity with Franco-Ontarians, 13 December 2018

THAT the Legislative Assembly express its solidarity with and support for the Franco-Ontarian community and the MPP for Glengarry−Prescott−Russell, Amanda Simard, in their fight for the survival of French-language institutions, including the eventual establishment of the Université de l’Ontario français;   THAT it condemn this latest violation of the rights of a Francophone minority community in Canada;     THAT […]

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Motion: Conversion Therapy, December 13, 2018

WHEREAS the practice of conversion therapy attempts to change one’s sexual orientation;   WHEREAS the Canadian Psychological Association affirms “[s]cientific research does not support the efficacy of conversion or reparative theray”;   WHEREAS the Canadian Paediatric Society states”[c]onversion or reparative therapy, where attempts are made to turn gay males or lesbians into heterosexuals, is clearly unethical and should not be […]

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Motion: Proportional Representation, 21 November 2018

WHEREAS the 2018 New Brunswick General Election produced a minority government where the proportion of Members elected to the Legislative Assembly does not reflect the proportion of votes received by each party in the election; WHEREAS Fair Vote Canada found that Legislatures using proportional representation are more stable, as there is no incentive for calling a quick election in order […]

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Motion: Stop Spraying Glyphosate, 21 November 2018

WHEREAS the World Health Organization deemed glyphosate “probably carcinogenic to humans” in 2015; WHEREAS there is increasing scientific evidence of the risk glyphosate poses to the health of our forest ecosystems and wildlife; WHEREAS I and the member for Restigouche West tabled one of the largest petitions in the history of the Legislative Assembly with over 34,000 signatures asking for […]

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3 Green MLAs table their first motions

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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Motion: Adequacy of Ambulance Services, 24 October 2018

WHEREAS there was no evaluation of Medavie’s previous contract to provide ambulance services; WHEREAS many paramedics are overworked, resulting in stress-related leaves of absence; WHEREAS there is an ongoing shortage of 150 paramedics in New Brunswick with an additional 125 to 150 out on long term leave at any given time; WHEREAS paramedics logged 216,000 hours of overtime, at a […]

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Motion: Proportional Representation, 24 October 2018

WHEREAS the 2018 New Brunswick General Election produced a minority government where the proportion of Members elected to the Legislative Assembly does not reflect the proportion of votes received by each party in the election; WHEREAS Fair Vote Canada found that Legislatures using proportional representation are more stable, as there is no incentive for calling a quick election in order […]

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Motion: Stop Spraying Glyphosate, 24 October 2018

WHEREAS the World Health Organization deemed glyphosate “probably carcinogenic to humans” in 2015; WHEREAS there is increasing scientific evidence of the risk glyphosate poses to the health of our forest ecosystems and wildlife; WHEREAS I and the member for Restigouche West tabled the one of the largest petitions in the history of the Legislative Assembly with over 34,000 signatures asking […]

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