A Special Meeting of Members (SMM) will be held for policy resolutions on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10am to 4pm at the Community Centre in New Maryland (754 New Maryland Hwy, New Maryland, NB E3C 2A9). All policy resolutions that have been developed for the 2019 Policy Manual will be put to the vote at this special meeting - the Annual Convention in April has a full agenda and will not include voting on policy resolutions.
If you are thinking about joining us on March 2, or have the intention to, please register your interest here: survey for March 2nd
Knowing how many are considering attending will help us plan. On the survey you can also indicate if you need or can share a ride.
There is no cost to register your interest however a $20 fee will be collected at the door to cover facility and translation costs. A potluck lunch will be shared.
Susan & Brian (email: email@example.com)
GPNB policy working group co-chairs
FAIR VOTE CANADA FREDERICTON CHAPTER
NB Election Results ...
Where do we go from here?
An update on the NB political situation
by David Coon followed by a panel discussion on electoral reform.
Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Place: O’Dell Park Lodge 397 Rookwood Ave. Fredericton
David Coon - MLA Fredericton South
Update on the most recent minority government;
The election and the myth that our voting system leads to sound stable government;
The difference between a coalition government and a minority government propped up by other parties issue by issue;
Green MLA Kevin Arseneau’s motion on Proportional Representation;
... and more.
Brenda Oslawsky - VP Fair Vote Canada and Fair Vote PEI
What can we learn from the PEI experience: the PEI referendum, success then rejection by the Liberal government
and the referendum in 2019.
Greg Ericson – Fredericton City Councillor Ward 8
Municipal election challenges: low voter turnout, gender imbalance, and disenfranchisement due to acclamation and
the opportunity for municipal electoral reform. Municipalities are leading the way, being the first to adopt
some form of electoral reform in Canada.
Chris Durrant Fair Vote Canada National Council member
Fair Vote Canada and Fair Vote Fredericton activities and plans for the federal election in 2019.
Questions and Answers session to follow
Keep up to date at our Facebook Page:
Labour Day Picnic - David Coon will be serving hot dogs at the Labour Day Picnic in Officers Square on Monday September 3 at 12:00 pm.
Saturday September 1 from 1:00-3:00pm. David Coon and Kent North candidate Kevin Arsenault will attend the Elsipogtog Pow Wow.
Garrison Night Market - David Coon and Elizabeth May will be at the Garrison Night Market, downtown Fredericton, on Thursday August 30 from 4:30-6:30pm.
The meet and greet with Louann Savage and David Coon will be taking place at the Chatham Pioneer Senior Citizens' Club 15 Ellis St,Miramichi at 7:00pm. Tuesday August 14th.
We hope to see you there.
David Coon will have a non-partisan MLA table On New Brunswick Day weekend, Sunday, August 6th, from 10:30am-3:30pm.