Category Archives: Media Release

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Nurse Practitioners as One Solution to the New Brunswick Doctor Shortage

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Fredericton – On Monday, April 21st the Government of New Brunswick announced the creation of a $300,000 pilot project designed to remove 2000 New Brunswickers from the physician waitlist. The New Brunswick Medical Society estimates that as many as 50,000 New Brunswickers are without access to primary care. “This project represents mere tinkering at the edges of the system and […]

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April 22 is Earth Day: Let’s Do More Than Pick Up Garbage

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Fredericton – This year Earth Day comes on the heels of Premiers’ climate summit in Quebec City at which Ontario and Quebec Premiers announced a joint cap/trade emissions program. “Earth Day would be a great day for Premier Gallant to announce how he is going to strengthen New Brunswick’s climate action plan so we don’t miss our emissions reduction target […]

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Premier Gallant’s Commitment to Lower Carbon Economy Must Drive Job Creation

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Premier Gallant’s Commitment to Lower Carbon Economy Must Drive Job Creation  (Fredericton, NB) Premier Brian Gallant committed to make a transition to a lower carbon economy with Premiers from across the country in the final declaration from the Québec Summit on Climate Change yesterday.  “The Premier has a tremendous opportunity to drive job creation by reducing New Brunswick’s dependence on […]

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David Coon to Join New Brunswick Delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit in Quebec City

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Green Party Leader David Coon to Join New Brunswick Delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit in Quebec City (Fredericton, NB) On, Tuesday April 14th David Coon, MLA Fredericton South and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick will be part of the New Brunswick delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit  to be hosted in Quebec City by Premier Couillard to discuss renewed efforts to fight climate change. “This summit needs to […]

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Press Release – Elizabeth May calls for new national energy policy, climate plan

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FREDERICTON • Federal Green party Leader Elizabeth May says Canada needs a national energy policy and climate plan – one that would halt the $12-billion Energy East pipeline project before a single section of steel is anchored above the ground. May was in New Brunswick on Monday, her fourth visit to the province in the space of about a year,promoting her national […]

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PRESS RELEASE: International Day of Francophonie

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On March 20th, We Celebrate Francophonie and the Planet   March 20th marks the International Day of Francophonie, a day during French Pride Week when we celebrate the French language and the contributions of the Francophone community to New Brunswick. This day reminds us of the beauty of the diversity in New Brunswick. The International Organization of La Francophonie’s theme of […]

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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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