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Deputy Green leader says Mitton can win riding, just as Bob Hall did in ’82

The deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada says Memramcook-Tantramar is ready for a big change in September’s provincial election. “I see this as a riding to win,” Jo-Ann Roberts told about 30 people today at the Sackville Commons. … Continue reading

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Mitton says Medavie deal pushed her back into provincial politics as local Green Party candidate

Sackville Town Councillor Megan Mitton says that after her father died of pancreatic cancer last year, she felt too exhausted to contemplate running again for the Green Party in this fall’s provincial election. “I said, ‘no, I’m not interested in … Continue reading

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N.B. Green Party leader calls on province to reduce poverty, boost incomes in light of latest StatsCan figures

New Brunswick’s Green Party leader says the province needs to take steps to raise incomes after Statistics Canada released figures showing the province has the lowest household median income in the country. David Coon says New Brunswick should adopt measures … Continue reading

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Green Party resolutions take aim at the Irvings

Members of the New Brunswick Green Party passed policy resolutions at their annual general meeting in Sackville on Saturday aimed at reducing what the party calls “undue corporate influence on the New Brunswick government.” The resolutions deal with political lobbying, … Continue reading

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Klein blasts governments for cutting ‘green’ jobs

The headline on the front page of today’s Moncton Times&Transcript about the province cutting teachers aptly illustrates Naomi Klein’s message last month at Mount Allison University. “We are calling for a wave of new investment in the low-carbon workforce that is … Continue reading

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