Category Archives: Media Release

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PRESS RELEASE: A Day to Celebrate Women

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A Day to Celebrate Women   (FREDERICTON, NB)  – New Brunswick’s Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon joins in solidarity with women across New Brunswick and throughout the world in embracing the theme of International Women’s Day 2015, “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It.” “Sunday is a celebration of spirit,” Mr. Coon said. “Women’s inequality in […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Bursting at the Seams

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    Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Bursting at the Seams   (FREDERICTON, NB) Last week, the MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, met with John McGarry, the President and CEO of Horizon Health Network to tour the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital (DECH). Mr. Coon was shown firsthand how over-extended the hospital is. In one unit after another patients or their loved […]

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PRESS RELEASE: David Coon Supports Anti-Bullying Initiatives on Pink Shirt Day

(FREDERICTON, NB) – Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon encourages citizens throughout the province to recognize Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 25, as a day designed to highlight the dangers of bullying and the importance of creating a society in which it will not be tolerated.    Mr. Coon invites all New Brunswickers to participate in the promotion of activities related to Pink Shirt Day.   “By answering this call we join a groundswell effort around the world to stop bullying in all […]

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PRESS RELEASE: World Day of Social Justice

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World Day of Social Justice: Green Party Leader Applauds New Brunswickers for their Efforts   (FREDERICTON, NB) – Ending human trafficking and forced labour is the theme of this year’s World Day of Social Justice. Since 2007, the United Nations has recognized February 20th as a day dedicated to the eradication of poverty, the promotion of full employment and decent […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Green Party Leader Introduces Legislation to Annul Forestry Agreements

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Green Party Leader Introduces Legislation to Annul Forestry Agreements   (FREDERICTON, NB) – To restore the full authority of the provincial government to manage Crown lands in keeping with its obligations to First Nations communities and to the general public, the Leader of the Green Party and MLA for Fredericton South tabled a bill in the Legislature today, entitled An […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Green Party Leader tables Local Food Security Act

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Green Party Leader Champions Green Economy with Local Food Security Bill   To create new green jobs and sustainable business opportunities in New Brunswick, the Leader of the Green Party and MLA for Fredericton South tabled a bill in the Legislature today, entitled Local Food Security Act. If passed, the Local Food Security Act, will: • Establish provincial targets to […]

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