Category Archives: Question Period

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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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Question Period: Autism – May 29,2015

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 Mr. Coon: As the Minister of Education well knows, the rate of autism has been increasing by leaps and bounds but our services have not been keeping up. While we have a very effective Early Intervention Program for preschoolers, the average age of diagnosis for autism for children who are not severely autistic is age 8, while they are in […]

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Question Period: Health Care System- May 15, 2015

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Mr. Coon: The Chalmers hospital in Fredericton and, for that matter, hospitals around the province are bursting at the seams. They are in gridlock—so much so that surgeries are being canceled, patients are trapped in ER hallways for days, and people are dying without dignity. They cannot be given private rooms because they are not available. The chief of surgery at the Chalmers […]

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Question Period: Job Losses in Energy Sector – May 14, 2015

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Mr. Coon: NB Power has contracted with a Toronto-based company to deliver its soon-to-be announced home insulation program. Four New Brunswick businesses provided energy evaluation services under the late, great Efficiency NB’s home retrofit program. Energy advisers who have been building careers in the energy efficiency services industry have been laid off across the province. Local energy efficiency businesses have […]

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