Category Archives: Media Release

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Alzheimer’s Day a reminder to move forward on dementia strategy

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick is reminding the government on International Alzheimer’s Day of the urget need for a provincial dementia strategy. In January the Council on Aging released a comprehensive set of recommendations: We are all in this together, designed to better the experience of aging in […]

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Green Party Leader launches 3-part educational video series on International Day of Democracy

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Fredericton – On Friday, September 15th, the International Day of Democracy, David Coon, leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, will officially launch his educational video series: Legicate Yourself. “Most people don’t understand that the main function of our provincial parliament, the Legislative Assembly, is to exercise control over government action. It is the […]

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Statement by the Green Party Leader on the gutting of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health

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Fredericton – Green Party leader and MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon says that Health Minister Victor Boudreau is gutting the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and undermining its ability to promote and protect public health. Yesterday, in a news release, the Minister of Health announced that the Healthy Environments Branch, the Public Health Practice and Population […]

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Time to Start Down the Road to Reconciliation: Statement by the Green party leader on National Aboriginal Day

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick issued the following statement in recognition of National Aboriginal Day: “Today is National Aboriginal Day. Two years ago, this month the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action for governments and educational institutions to begin down the road of […]

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Fredericton South MLA building on success of outreach project

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South is releasing updated versions of his community resource infographics highlighting food and housing supports available in Fredericton. “It’s important that when people are in crisis, they know where to turn for help with housing, food and employment,” said Coon. “These resource materials have proven to be popular with some of the most […]

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Green Party Leader proposes path to meet New Brunswick climate change targets

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Fredericton – Today, on Clean Air Day, David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green party of New Brunswick is proposing a path to achieve New Brunswick’s carbon pollution reduction targets. “By 2030, over the next 12 years, we have committed to cut our collective carbon pollution by 4 million tonnes,” said Coon. “Most of our carbon […]

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