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  • Green Party of New Brunswick Seeks Executive Director

    Posted by · December 01, 2014 12:00 PM

    01 DECEMBER 2014

    The Green Party of NB (GPNB) seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead our Party in achieving its mission and objectives. 

    Reporting to a volunteer Provincial Council, the Executive Director will have accountability for supervising party operations and strategic and creative leadership of the programs. The Executive Director plays a central role in fundraising and liaising with all stakeholders including members, volunteers, partners, donors, registered district associations and government. Staff supervision, oversight of finances and accounting, media relations and communications are key duties. Bilingualism is required as is the ability to effectively manage the website, social media etc.

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  • World AIDS Day - Getting to Zero

    Posted by · December 01, 2014 12:00 PM

    01 DECEMBER 2014

    (FREDERICTON, NB) – The following statement was issued by Green Party Leader and MLA for Fredericton South, David Coon, in recognition of World AIDS Day and Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week.

    The theme of World AIDS Day this year is Getting to Zero: zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths.

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  • Removal of Barriers to Women's Right to Choose Welcomed by Green Party Leader

    Posted by · November 28, 2014 12:00 PM

    28 NOVEMBER 2014

    (FREDERICTON, NB) - David Coon, New Brunswick's Green Party Leader and MLA for Fredericton South welcomes Premier Brian Gallant's decision to remove legal barriers to women's right to choose.

    "I congratulate the Premier on acting quickly to amend Regulation 84-20 of the Medical Services Payment Act, so New Brunswick women can access abortion services more readily," said Mr. Coon.

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  • Convention on the Rights of the Child needs legal support in New Brunswick

    Posted by · November 20, 2014 12:00 PM

    20 NOVEMBER 2014

    (Fredericton, NB) - Today, National Child Day, marks the 25th anniversary of Canada adopting The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and Green Party leader David Coon says it's time New Brunswick's Legislature stands up for the rights of children and youth.

    In ratifying the convention, Canada made a commitment to ensure all children are treated with dignity and respect. The Convention spells out the basic human rights to which children and youth are entitled.

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  • Green Party Leader David Coon Sworn in to NB Legislative Assembly

    Posted by · October 30, 2014 12:00 PM

    30 OCTOBER 2014

  • Efficiency New Brunswick Should Be Expanded Not Dismantled

    Posted by · October 29, 2014 12:00 PM

    29 OCTOBER 2014

    (Fredericton, NB) - David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South is calling on Premier Brian Gallant and Energy Minister Donald Arseneault to reconsider their plan to dismantle Efficiency New Brunswick, the Crown Corporation created to develop the energy efficiency service sector to help home and business owners cut their heating costs.

    "It would be a mistake to do away with Efficiency New Brunswick," said David Coon. "It is an essential tool to build a new greener economy, creating meaningful work and igniting start-ups in the energy efficiency services industry."

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  • Sharon Murphy running for Green PartySharon Murphy running for Green Party in Saint John East by-election

    Posted by · October 21, 2014 12:00 PM

    21 OCTOBER 2014

    (FREDERICTON, NB) — Family business owner and community activist Sharon Murphy has been selected to run for the Green Party in the upcoming by-election in Saint John East.

    Murphy was the Green Party candidate for Saint John East in the recent general. She is eager to usher in a new form of representation for citizens living in a riding she describes as one of the most vulnerable and poorly-represented constituencies in the province.

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  • David Coon on Our Future

    Posted by · September 23, 2014 12:00 PM

    23 SEPTEMBER 2014

  • Party Leader congratulates all candidates and volunteers -- says it's beautiful to see democracy in action

    Posted by · September 22, 2014 12:00 PM

    22 SEPTEMBER 2014

    (FREDERICTON, NB) -- On the eve of New Brunswick's general election, Green Party Leader David Coon released the following statement thanking and congratulating all candidates and campaign workers of all political stripes:

    I appreciate the tremendous effort that everyone provided to all of the party campaigns, and I want to give an extra 'shout out' to all the candidates and their families.

    We can sit back and wonder about the marvel of democracy, and be so thankful that we live in a democratic country as great as Canada. It's times like these when, for a short few weeks, we can see the democratic process in action - through the efforts of our citizens, our candidates and our hundreds and hundreds of volunteers.

    Here in Fredericton South, I want to thank all the candidates. We had some feisty debates, and some fun moments together. That so many citizens are participating in tomorrow's election is such a beautiful, positive reflection of our healthy democracy,"

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  • David Coon marches in support of climate justice

    Posted by · September 21, 2014 12:00 PM

    21 SEPTEMBER 2014

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