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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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Green Party Leader looking for provincial leadership on public transportation

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green party of New Brunswick is looking to Premier Gallant to improve public transportation in the province. “Public transportation is an essential service to ensure New Brunswickers can access healthcare and employment, and travel for work and family obligations within our metropolitan areas and between our regions,” said […]

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Green party leader’s bill to foster intercultural understanding passes into law

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Fredericton –Today in the Legislative Assembly, Green party leader, David Coon’s bill, An Act to Amend the Education Act passed Third reading. “My bill will ensure all students learn about the legacy of residential schools, the nature of our treaties and our shared histories, and the realities of indigenous people today,” said Coon. “This will help build the intercultural understanding […]

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Statement by the Green party leader on International Worker’s 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 International Worker’s Day: “Today is International Workers’ Day. This day commemorates the 1886 Haymarket Massacre, when police fired on workers in Chicago during a general strike for the eight hour workday. Today the people of New […]

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Bill to restore fairness to forestry sector to have second reading

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Fredericton –Today in the Legislative Assembly, David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, will bring his amendments to the Crown Lands and Forests Act forward for Second reading. If passed, Bill 29, An Act to Amend the Crown Lands and Forests Act, will restore fairness to the forestry sector, incorporate First Nations […]

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Earth Day: Call to action to protect forest habitat

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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 Earth Day, April 22nd: “Fiddleheads will be emerging along our riverbanks shortly – the indisputable harbinger of spring in New Brunswick and an enduring symbol of rebirth and renewal. Another sure sign of spring, is the […]

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Open Atlantic Premier Meetings to Public Scrutiny

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick is hoping Atlantic Canadian premiers will discuss a common carbon pricing regime at their meeting in Saint John today, but Atlantic Canadians will be hard pressed to find out if they do. “We share so many common challenges in our region, it’s time […]

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