Category Archives: Media Release

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We will never forget: Statement by the Green party leader on Remembrance Day

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November 9, 2018 Fredericton – MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, David Coon, issued the following statement in recognition of Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 11, 2018: “This year we recognise the 100th anniversary of signing of the armistice to end World War I, on November 11th, 1918. More than 650,000 Canadians served. […]

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Time for action: Fighting climate change requires leadership

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Fredericton – On Wednesday, David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green party of New Brunswick responded to the federal carbon price being implemented in New Brunswick. “While most New Brunswickers will receive more money in their federal carbon tax rebate than they will pay, the fact remains that as citizens we are being charged for 100 […]

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Declaration of Intent: An update

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Fredericton – The Declaration of Intent drafted and presented by the Green caucus, Megan Mitton, Kevin Arseneau, and David Coon on Tuesday October 9th, has been signed by 46 members elected to the legislature, including three of the four party leaders. “Kevin, Megan and I drafted and presented this Declaration with the aim of increasing collaboration across party lines, to […]

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Historic Day in New Brunswick

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Fredericton – On Friday, October 19th, 2018, three Green MLAs are among the 49 members sworn in for the 59th Legislative Session: David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South, Megan Mitton, MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar, and Kevin Arseneau, MLA for Kent North. “I am so pleased that the people of Memramcook-Tantramar and Kent North saw fit to elect Megan and Kevin as […]

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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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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 Statement on Canada Day

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Fredericton –The Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, issued the following statement in recognition of Canada Day: “Today as we come together with our friends, family and neighbours to celebrate the country that many of us have called home all our lives, I would like to recognize and congratulate the many […]

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Green Party Leader Statement on National Aboriginal Day

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Fredericton –The Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, issued the following statement in recognition of National Aboriginal Day: “It is important to recognize that the land on which we live and work in New Brunswick is the traditional, unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq, and Passamaquoddy peoples. More and more, Ministers […]

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