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Community Gatherings – 2018

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Concerns about parking, a lack of walk-in health clinics, treacherous potholes / sidewalks, multi-use trails and bike lanes, a lack of neighbourhood-oriented focus by the city, and concern about private / secret contracts with nursing homes are just a few of the issues that have been raised at community gatherings hosted by Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David […]

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The Great Flood of 2018

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The spring of 2018 will go down in history as the year of the great flood, a flood that swept rapidly across the province, leaving an abundance of damage in its wake. Historically high flood levels affected communities along the St. John River Valley and, as the water began to encroach dangerously on their properties, many tenants, residents and business […]

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Hidden Faces of Poverty: Stories Untold

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Poverty is an issue that, directly or indirectly, affects all New Brunswickers. Individuals living in poverty, specifically recipients of social assistance programs, face numerous barriers to their quality of life. Hidden Faces of Poverty: Stories Untold is an event dedicated to highlighting the impact of these barriers. Social action interns Andrew Daniels, Emma Kilpatrick, Natalia Martinez and Taylor Newman from […]

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An Update from your MLA

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Spring is almost within reach! I am sure everyone is looking forward to saying good-bye to this roller coaster of a winter. I have heard plenty from Fredericton seniors about the difficulty in navigating our sidewalks, and from both seniors and students about the interminable long waits for cabs. I passed both concerns on to the mayor during our most […]

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Age Friendly Communities

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New Brunswick seniors represent 16% of our population. Over the next 20 years, Statistics Canada forecasts the province’s population will age faster than the rest of Canada. Baby Boomers reaching age 65, youth out-migration, declining birth rates and longer life expectancy are among the factors contributing to this growth. New Brunswick communities and the provincial government must determine how to […]

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An update from your MLA

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I hope everyone has been enjoying the fine summer weather. It’s hard to think of a more beautiful city in the summer than Fredericton. And then to ease the transition to fall we can look forward to the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. I will be volunteering again this year, and hope to see some of you at the blues […]

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