Category Archives: Media Release

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Integrity Commissioner upholds public right to know rental rate for new tourism welcome centre

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Fredericton – On January 16th, Integrity Commissioner Deschênes issued a report of findings regarding a request for information filed by David Coon, leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick on February 2, 2017. “Last year I filed for access to information regarding a lease agreement between the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure and Irving Oil for the new visitor […]

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Green Party Leader going to court to uphold the public’s right to information

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Fredericton – Monday David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA forFredericton South will appear before a judge to appeal the decision by the Department of Social Development to withhold government contracts and service agreements with private entities respecting the management and ownership of nursing homes across the province. They have withheld this information despite the […]

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The silence is unacceptable: Green party leader seeking response on affordable housing

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Fredericton- David Coon, leader of the Green party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, is calling on the Premier to respond to the 10-year national housing strategy announced Nov 22nd with details on how New Brunswick will participate. “The number one issue I hear about from constituents at my office is housing insecurity,” said Coon. “Now the federal […]

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National Addictions Awareness Week: Green Party Leader calls for alcohol harm reduction strategy

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Fredericton – MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, David Coon, issued the following statement in recognition of National Addictions Awareness Week: “Each year, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Addiction joins organizations across the country in observing National Addictions Awareness Week. This week highlights issues and solutions to help address alcohol – […]

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Green party leader tables the Green Energy Security Act

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, tabled a bill today to support New Brunswick renewable energies, energy efficiency initiatives and public transportation. “It’s time to provide assistance to home and business owners to help them reduce their cost of heating and generate their own power. A major program to […]

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We will never forget: Statement by the Green party leader on Remembrance Day

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Fredericton – MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, David Coon, issued the following statement in recognition of Remembrance Day on Saturday, November 11, 2017: “November 11th is a special day for Canadians as we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. Today we remember the brave service men and […]

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Green Party leader tables a motion to launch alcohol harm reduction campaign

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Fredericton – David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South, is insisting that the government, in partnership with NB Liquor, implement a comprehensive strategy aimed at alcohol harm reduction. “We have been increasing the availability and visibility of alcohol in our province, with the appearance hard liquor amongst chips and skittles in our […]

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