Category Archives: Question Period

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Question Period: Midwifery – 18 December 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 18, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: Last May, the Minister of Health addressed some questions that I had during question period regarding the integration of midwives into our health care system. At that time, he said, “it is very clear that we are […]

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Question Period: Capital Budget and Green Infrastructure – December 16, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 10, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: This week, the government will table its capital budget for debate. Here is the good news: The Prime Minister has indicated that, under his leadership, $20 billion will be invested in social infrastructure over the next decade […]

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Question Period: Dr. Eilish Cleary – December 10, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 10, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: The Minister of Health said that he would provide information to this House about why our Chief Medical Officer of Health was unceremoniously dumped from her post if she gave her consent to do so. Yet, as […]

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Question Period: Climate Change – December 15, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 10, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: Thanks to the invitation from the Premier, I was part of the New Brunswick contingent of the Canadian delegation at COP21. I was honoured to be part of the delegation representing New Brunswickers and Canadians at […]

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Government Faces Pressure to Explain Cleary Leave – Telegraph Journal, 5 December, 2015

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article by Karissa Donkin originally printed in the Telegraph Journal, 5 December 2015 Pressure continues to build on the Gallant government to reveal details about why the chief medical officer of health has been forced to take a leave of absence from her job. Both the Opposition Tories and Green party Leader David Coon have called for the government to tell […]

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Question Period: Dr. Cleary and Glyphosate – December 4, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of the Question Period on December 2, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: This week, it has become public knowledge that the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, New Brunswick’s chief physician, everybody’s doctor, Dr. Cleary, has been placed on leave without explanation. Dr. Cleary is a constituent […]

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Oral Question: Strategic Program Review – December 2, 2015

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The following is the preliminary Hansard transcript of oral questions on December 2, 2015 recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: The government has presented a grocery list of options to tackle the deficit. The minister responsible for this review has spoken at length about the public consultation process that resulted in these options. I have said that […]

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Question Period: Student Employment – June 2, 2015

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Mr. Coon: This spring, I was just flabbergasted, frankly, when I discovered that I was responsible for recommending SEED grants for nonprofit organizations needing to hire summer students in my riding. I cannot understand for the life of me why this selection process is not conducted by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. Perhaps the Minister of Post-Secondary […]

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Question Period: Student Employment – June 2, 2015

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Mr. Coon: This spring, I was just flabbergasted, frankly, when I discovered that I was responsible for recommending SEED grants for nonprofit organizations needing to hire summer students in my riding. I cannot understand for the life of me why this selection process is not conducted by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. Perhaps the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, […]

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