Mainstreeting and canvassing will be taking place on Tuesday, June 19th with David Coon and Megan Mitton.
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June 13th 2018
MLA David Coon and STU Social Work Student Interns to host poverty awareness panel and barbecue
Fredericton – Friday, June 15th, social work students working with David Coon’s Constituency Office will be hosting a poverty awareness campaign panel and BBQ at the Fredericton Multicultural Association from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that addresses harmful government policies and our inadequate social safety net.
"Many of the constituents who visit my office looking for help live in poverty that is perpetuated by current policies and practices that have to change," said Coon, MLA for Fredericton South. “I’m looking forward to the panel discussion and the opportunity to discuss the impact of these detrimental policies on our community.”
The panel will discuss social assistance rates as well as the Household Income Policy. After the panel, there will be a free barbecue and opportunity for those in attendance to take action on these issues.
- Jean-Claude Basque: Common Front for Social Justice
- Kari Hirst: Peer Advisory Group on Homelessness
- Scott Banks: Fredericton Outreach/John Howard Society
- Sandy Robb: SUN Committee
- Christin Swim: Skigin-Elnoog Housing Corp.
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Farm tour with Donna Linton and David Coon in the Saint Stephen area.
Serve at Kingston Market with Marilyn, John and Ryan. Marilyn is planning this. Will be back in Fredericton by afternoon to go door-to-door. All this takes place June 9th 2018. 4 Market Ln, Kingston, NB E5N 1G1.
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Arrive around 9:00 for breakfast, be back in Fredericton for door-to-door at noon. David Coon will be there along with Marilyn Merritt-Gray.
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