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‘WE HAVE WORK TO DO’ SAYS GREEN PARTY LEADER – KATIE SMITH MIRAMICHI LEADER

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It’s time to fix politics and make New Brunswick’s provincial legislature more representative of the people in the province, said Green party Leader David Coon. Coon, who represents Fredericton South as an MLA, was in Rogersville on April 25 for the party’s annual general meeting and public forum. During an interview with the Miramichi Leader, Coon said fixing politics and […]

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Nurse Practitioners as One Solution to the New Brunswick Doctor Shortage

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Fredericton – On Monday, April 21st the Government of New Brunswick announced the creation of a $300,000 pilot project designed to remove 2000 New Brunswickers from the physician waitlist. The New Brunswick Medical Society estimates that as many as 50,000 New Brunswickers are without access to primary care. “This project represents mere tinkering at the edges of the system and […]

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April 22 is Earth Day: Let’s Do More Than Pick Up Garbage

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Fredericton – This year Earth Day comes on the heels of Premiers’ climate summit in Quebec City at which Ontario and Quebec Premiers announced a joint cap/trade emissions program. “Earth Day would be a great day for Premier Gallant to announce how he is going to strengthen New Brunswick’s climate action plan so we don’t miss our emissions reduction target […]

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Premier Gallant’s Commitment to Lower Carbon Economy Must Drive Job Creation

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Premier Gallant’s Commitment to Lower Carbon Economy Must Drive Job Creation  (Fredericton, NB) Premier Brian Gallant committed to make a transition to a lower carbon economy with Premiers from across the country in the final declaration from the Québec Summit on Climate Change yesterday.  “The Premier has a tremendous opportunity to drive job creation by reducing New Brunswick’s dependence on […]

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David Coon to Join New Brunswick Delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit in Quebec City

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Green Party Leader David Coon to Join New Brunswick Delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit in Quebec City (Fredericton, NB) On, Tuesday April 14th David Coon, MLA Fredericton South and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick will be part of the New Brunswick delegation to Premiers’ Climate Summit  to be hosted in Quebec City by Premier Couillard to discuss renewed efforts to fight climate change. “This summit needs to […]

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Press Release – Elizabeth May calls for new national energy policy, climate plan

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FREDERICTON • Federal Green party Leader Elizabeth May says Canada needs a national energy policy and climate plan – one that would halt the $12-billion Energy East pipeline project before a single section of steel is anchored above the ground. May was in New Brunswick on Monday, her fourth visit to the province in the space of about a year,promoting her national […]

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Concerns raised over government forestry review (Telegraph Journal March 19, 2015)

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FREDERICTON • There are new concerns from the forestry industry and political critics about the uncertainty and the delay surrounding the Liberal government’s review of the Crown forest strategy. Natural Resources Minister Denis Landry fielded questions in the legislature on Wednesday after Premier Brian Gallant said the Liberal government would be making changes to the forestry plan but did not provide specifics. The […]

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