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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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A statement from the Green party leader during Black History Month

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick issued the following statement in recognition of Black History Month. “February is Black History Month. It’s a time to recognize the struggles, contributions and achievements black New Brunswickers throughout the history of New Brunswick. This month holds an opportunity for all New Brunswickers […]

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Daughters of the Vote – Application Deadline June 30, 2016

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Equal Voice has launched an initiative designed to encourage young women to find out more about the political process and how they can get involved. Daughters of the Vote will provide young women throughout the country an opportunity to experience firsthand how politics works and how they can impact the political process provincially and on the federal scene. One applicant […]

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SEED Update

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I met yesterday with representatives from PETL about the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED). I have good news for everyone. This week high school and college students are beginning to receive their approval vouchers for summer employment. University students will start coming off waitlists next week as unused vouchers become available again. For specific questions, you can call your regional […]

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