Category Archives: Question Period

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Question Period: Hydraulic fracturing commission – Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Hydraulic Fracturing Commission     M. Coon : Ma question, pour le premier ministre, est la suivante : La Nouvelle-Écosse, le Québec et l’État de New York ont tous entrepris une recherche plus approfondie sur la fracturation hydraulique dans l’extraction du gaz de schiste. Pour ce faire, ils ont disposé de ressources importantes, dont : David Wheeler, président de Cape […]

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Question Period: Youth Mental Health – Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Youth Mental Health     Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Education. To address youth mental health, an Integrated Service Delivery approach for children and youth was instituted at two demonstration sites in 2011—one in Charlotte County and another in the Acadian Peninsula. As a result, children and youth have received more timely and comprehensive services than […]

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Question Period: First Nations Consultation – Thursday, March 19, 2016

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First Nations Consultation     Mr. Coon: The Premier met with the chiefs from the Wolastoqi and Mi’kmaq First Nations yesterday. As we know, neither the Wolastoqiyik, the Mi’kmaq, nor the Passamaquoddy ceded or surrendered land to the Crown. The legal bases for the government’s relationship with First Nations are our Peace and Friendship Treaties and a growing mountain of […]

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Question Period: Environmental Impact Assessment for Energy East Pipeline – Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Environmental Impact Assessment     Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Environment. Under Schedule A of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulation, any proposal to construct a pipeline exceeding 5 km in length must be registered with the minister before it is commenced in order for the minister to determine whether or not the completion of an environmental […]

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Question Period: Canadian paper products – Friday, March 13, 2015

Trade of Canadian paper products     Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Economic Development. The Telegraph-Journal reported today that a coalition of American pulp and paper companies has filed a petition with the United States International Trade Commission applying for countervailing duties to be placed on imports of some Canadian paper products. They claim that federal […]

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Question Period: Water Classification Regulation – Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Environment and Local Government. Last week marked the 13th anniversary of the introduction into law of the Water Classification Regulation, which is designed to protect our freshwater resources, in theory, by establishing legally binding water quality standards for our rivers and streams. It was amended in 2008 to address some matters […]

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