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  • Coon’s Healthy Environment Bill to be Debated in Legislative Assembly

    Posted by · June 06, 2024 9:08 AM

     

    June 5, 2024

    FREDERICTON - Green Party Leader David Coon’s Bill 19: An Act Respecting the Right to a Healthy Environment will be debated at 2nd reading in the Legislative Assembly Thursday afternoon. The bill is aimed at protecting the health of New Brunswickers from pollution and other environmental hazards.

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  • Green MLA tables legislation to ban the use of replacement workers during strikes

    Posted by · May 31, 2024 10:20 AM

    Press release

    Fredericton – Megan Mitton, the MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar and Green Critic for Labour, tabled a bill in the Legislative Assembly this morning that aims to ban the use of replacement workers during a strike or lockout. The bill, entitled An Act to Amend the Industrial Relations Act, is modeled after legislation in British Columbia.

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  • Green Party Announces 28 Candidates 6 Months Ahead of Election

    Posted by · April 30, 2024 1:28 PM

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    April 26, 2024


    FREDERICTON – With less than six months to go until election day, the New Brunswick Green
    Party is proudly announcing the nomination of over half of its slate, comprising 28 candidates,
    marking a significant milestone in its electoral campaign.

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  • Premier Higgs has once again abandoned those most in need

    Posted by · February 21, 2024 5:37 PM

    February 21, 2024

    FREDERICTON - David Coon, leader of the New Brunswick Green Party, today slammed Premier Higgs for misleading New Brunswickers about his government’s $300 affordability benefit.

    “It is incredulous that Premier Higgs has prohibited the most vulnerable including seniors from receiving his $300 affordability benefit,” said Coon. “People were counting on receiving this benefit and now they have had the rug pulled out from under them by Premier Higgs.”

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  • End Higgs' multimillion dollar subsidy to Irving: David Coon

    Posted by · January 30, 2024 5:00 PM

    January 30, 2024

    FREDERICTON - In light of a new independent analysis that says that the cost of complying with the federal clean fuel standard adds less than one cent per litre to the cost of gasoline, Green Party leader David Coon says it's time to put an end to the Higgs gas tax known as the carbon adjuster.

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  • Trudeau’s botched immigration policies are failing NB: It’s time for greater provincial autonomy

    Posted by · January 24, 2024 7:59 PM

    January 24, 2024

    MONCTON - In response to the federal government’s recent announcement of new caps on international students, Green Immigration critic Kevin Arseneau is urging for greater provincial control over immigration policies as part of a renewed New-Brunswick-Ottawa accord on immigration.

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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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