Category Archives: Resources

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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 In 2015, I introduced a bill that would have rescinded the former Conservative government’s decision to increase the […]

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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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J.D. Irving launches suit against woodlot groups. CBC – 2 February 2017

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by Connell Smith ‘It’s a classic case of injustice,’ says Green Party Leader David Coon. “Can you imagine if family farmers were treated this way or lobster fishermen were treated this way? There would be a revolution in parts of New Brunswick.” J.D. Irving Ltd. has launched a lawsuit against two groups representing private woodlot owners in southern New Brunswick. […]

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NB needs tougher power grid, poles to withstand ice storms, David Coon says. Global News – 1 February 2017

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By Michael Tutton NB Power needs to rebuild its shattered network with tougher gear to help it withstand violent ice storms like the one that toppled power poles like dominoes last week, New Brunswick’s Green Party leader says. Photo: Diane Doiron/Global News NB Power needs to rebuild its shattered network with tougher gear to help it withstand violent ice storms […]

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Social Work Students Seek Safety Services for Seniors

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Hi I’m Cassandra Tarfa, a St. Thomas University Social Work student. My colleagues, Amanda Mahar, Erin Sparkes, Julie Meyer, and I completed a social action project at David Coon’s Constituency Office. The project aims to assess the overall safety and wellness of the citizens of Fredericton and to assess the feasibility of developing a registry for older adults. The idea […]

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Community Resource Infographics

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Since being elected in September 2014, more than 300 people have visited David Coon MLA for Fredericton South, at his Constituency Office on King Street seeking help with housing, employment, health and income. Many people are not aware of the resources available through community agencies and organisations. With that in mind, Katie Beers, who interned at the Constituency Office, developed […]

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