Category Archives: In Our Community

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Towards An Age Friendly Fredericton

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As social work students from St. Thomas University, we are conducting a research project on Age Friendly Cities in conjunction with David Coon’s Constituency Office. An Age Friendly City builds community and creates connections to enable every age group to participate in the community, have access to services, and be safe doing both. An Age Friendly Fredericton would allow residents […]

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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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A sneak-peek at some of Fredericton’s newest businesses

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David recently toured three of Fredericton’s newest businesses. On June 19th, Laurel Green, owner and curator of Bellwether, showed David around her shop, located on the second floor at 384 Queen Street. Bellwether contains a wide range of merchandise: vintage and modern consignment and second hand clothing, local art and jewellery, and handmade accessories. Laurel has received wonderful support from […]

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