Category Archives: Social Justice

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Question Period: Poverty Reduction – December 19, 2014

Poverty Reduction   Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Social Development and of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. At this time of year, there are many excellent fund-raisers around the province, such as the Feed a Family Campaign at CBC here in Fredericton, for people to support food banks to ensure that people have a Christmas dinner. We […]

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Member’s Statement: Breaking the cycle of men committing violence against women

Mr. Speaker, November 25 was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and tomorrow, Members will participate in a vigil to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. According to the federal Department of Justice, men committing violence against women cost Canadian society $7.1-billion every year and untold numbers of broken lives. […]

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