Category Archives: Question Period

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Government Support for Seniors: Question Period – 4 May 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: Yesterday, the government of Canada released the census numbers identifying New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as provinces with the largest population of seniors, at just close to 20%. Seniors make a tremendous contribution to our society and will continue to […]

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Forest Strategy for Softwood Lumber Tariffs: Question Period – 3 May 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: I have tabled two bills in this Legislature that would have helped to secure New Brunswick’s historic exemption from softwood lumber tariffs. In 2015, I introduced a bill that would have rescinded the former Conservative government’s decision to increase the […]

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Mental Health: Question Period – 28 April 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: Yesterday, the government published the first pillar of its Family Plan, focusing on improving access to primary and acute care. Presumably, we will soon hear how government intends to improve access to mental health care. Earlier this month, when the […]

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Softwood Lumber Tariffs: Question Period – 27 April 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: For 31 years, the Maritime Lumber Bureau, representing sawmills throughout the Maritime Region, has successfully secured . . . (Interjections.) Mr. Speaker: The member for Gagetown-Petitcodiac will come to order. Mr. Coon: . . . an exclusion from U.S. duties […]

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Public Transportation System: Question Period – 30 March 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Ma question s’adresse au ministre des Transports et de l’Infrastructure. Posséder une voiture n’est pas une possibilité pour plusieurs personnes du Nouveau-Brunswick. Si vous ne pouvez pas vous permettre d’en acheter une, se déplacer pour aller voir le médecin, […]

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Social Development Discriminates Against Single Mothers: Question Period – 28 March 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: I have a constituent in crisis. She has no source of income, so she and her children face homelessness. When people are in dire straits, our social safety net is meant to be there to support them. That is not […]

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Implementation of Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action: Question Period – 24 March 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: In 2015, almost two years ago, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presented 95 calls to action for the federal and provincial governments. On Monday night, the former chairman, Senator Murray Sinclair, presented his first progress report, and he acknowledged that […]

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Question Period: Property Tax – 14 March 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions, recorded in the language in which it was spoken. M. Coon : De nombreuses personnes du Nouveau-Brunswick, y compris moi-même, ont été choquées d’apprendre que la province a sous-traité la réévaluation non sollicitée de la valeur de la propriété du site Canaport NLG à une compagnie généralement utilisée par l’industrie pétrolière […]

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