Category Archives: Motion

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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Motion: Adequacy of Ambulance Services, 24 October 2018

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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

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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

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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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