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  • Green Party Leader Announces Plan for Safeguarding Coastal Infrastructure

    Posted by · January 16, 2024 9:15 PM

    January 16, 2024

    FREDERICTON - David Coon, Leader of the New Brunswick Green Party and MLA for Fredericton South, is calling on the Higgs government to stop wasting time and act now to protect areas of the province already being affected by coastal erosion and flooding. 

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  • The Green Plan for Supporting Small Business

    Posted by · January 12, 2024 3:49 PM

    January 12, 2024

    Rogersville - Kevin Arseneau, Green Party Finance Critic and MLA for Kent North, is calling on the government to help out small and medium businesses by lowering the small business tax rate.

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  • Green Leader David Coon Wants Long-Delayed Action to Reduce ER Wait Times

    Posted by · January 03, 2024 4:38 PM

    January 3, 2024

    FREDERICTON - In the wake of crushing ER wait times over the holidays, Fredericton Green Party Leader David Coon is calling on the New Brunswick government to implement real solutions to end the dangerous log jam of patients in the province’s ERs.

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  • Green Health Critic Calls for Public Inquiry into COVID-19 Pandemic’s High Death Rate

    Posted by · January 03, 2024 4:28 PM

    December 19, 2023

    SACKVILLE – The news that New Brunswick has had the highest COVID death rate of any province or territory has MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar and Green Healthcare Critic Megan Mitton calling on the Higgs government to launch an independent public inquiry into the government’s handling of the ongoing COVID pandemic.

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  • Green Health Critic Calls to End Use of Private Travel Agency Nurses

    Posted by · December 12, 2023 5:47 PM

    December 8, 2023

    FREDERICTON - Today in the Legislature, MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar and Green Healthcare Critic Megan Mitton called on the Higgs government to end the use of private travel nursing agencies by the end of 2025.

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  • Green Party Leader Tables Bill to Create Right to a Healthy Environment

    Posted by · December 12, 2023 5:45 PM

    December 7, 2023

    FREDERICTON - Today in the Legislative Assembly, Green Party Leader and MLA for Fredericton South David Coon tabled An Act Respecting the Right to a Healthy Environment. The bill proposes to safeguard the rights of all present and future residents of New Brunswick to a healthy and ecologically balanced environment.

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  • Green MLA Calls for Proportional Voting System

    Posted by · December 12, 2023 5:34 PM

    December 1, 2023

    FREDERICTON - Today in the Legislature, Kevin Arseneau, Green MLA for Kent-North, proposed a motion urging the government to implement a proportional representation voting system for New Brunswick.

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  • Green Party Leader Calls for Public Transportation Strategy

    Posted by · December 04, 2023 5:17 PM

    November 30, 2023

    FREDERICTON - Today in the Legislative Assembly, Green Party Leader David Coon presented a motion calling on the government to revive the long-dormant New Brunswick Transportation Authority to lead the implementation of a public transportation strategy – one which would include inter-city bus and regional rail services. 

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  • Green MLA Calls for Local Food Targets for Public Institutions

    Posted by · December 04, 2023 4:51 PM

    November 22, 2023

    FREDERICTON - Yesterday in the Legislative Assembly, Green Agriculture critic and MLA for Kent North Kevin Arseneau called on the Higgs government to set ambitious local purchasing targets for public institutions in New Brunswick. 

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  • Green Party Leader Calls on Government to Ban Fossil Fuel Development

    Posted by · November 30, 2023 3:29 PM

    November 30, 2023

    FREDERICTON – Yesterday in the Legislative Assembly, Green Party Leader and MLA for Fredericton South David Coon presented a motion calling on the government to end fossil fuel exploration in the province and to make the transition to renewable energy.

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