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Route 8 Crossing: College Hill-Skyline Active Transportation Connection

At David Coon’s Community Gatherings in Skyline Acres, the Route 8 crossing between Skyline Acres and UNB has been consistently identified as one of the priority issues for residents. For years, residents have asked the city and province to make the crossing safer by installing a pedestrian bridge. A committee was formed from one of David’s community gatherings that distributed […]

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Introduction of Motion: Present annual reports to the Standing Committee on Procedures, Privileges and Legislative Officers.

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I give notice that on November 2, 2017 I shall move the following resolution, seconded by the member from Portland-Simmonds: WHEREAS Legislative Officers should be accountable to the Legislative Assembly and the people of New Brunswick; WHEREAS a 2011 Legislative Assembly report recommended that Legislative Officers appear annually before committee to answer questions about their annual reports; WHEREAS the Standing […]

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Introduction of Motion: Authority to call for persons, papers and documents.

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I give notice that on November 2, 2017 I shall move the following resolution, seconded by the member from Portland Simmonds: WHEREAS the Legislature is accountable to the people of New Brunswick; WHEREAS it is important for a Legislative committee to have the power to question witnesses and obtain expert advice; WHEREAS the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation recommended that […]

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Belledune plant casts shadow on climate-change plan – Telegraph-Journal – 20 June 2017

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Article by John Chilibeck Photo from Times & Transcript archive “The emphasis on the part of government has to be on helping us save energy and helping us switch to renewable energy,” (David Coon) said in a media scrum. “We are not going to get anywhere near close the 2030 target unless we up our game in helping people save […]

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People deserve to know where carbon tax will go: Coon- Telegraph Journal- 8 June, 2017

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Article by John Chilibeck Photo by John Chilibeck/Legislature Bureau “Putting a price on pollution is not in itself going to have a significant impact on pollution in the short term,”-David Coon FREDERICTON • With a new carbon tax likely to be in place by next year, the leader of New Brunswick’s Green party says the provincial government hasn’t done enough […]

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