Category Archives: Media Release

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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

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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