Tag Archives: Megan Mitton

Mitton raises opposition to Westcock quarry in N.B. legislature

MLA Megan Mitton took opposition to a proposed rock quarry in Westcock near Sackville to the floor of the New Brunswick legislature today. During a short members’ statement, the MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar pointed out there is already a quarry in … Continue reading

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Council news: Mitton resigns her seat opening way for by-election in May; Sackville won’t enact a tall grass bylaw

Megan Mitton has formally resigned her seat on Sackville Town Council to pursue a new career as the Green Party member of the legislature for Memramcook-Tantramar. In a letter read at the October 9th council meeting by Councillor Andrew Black, … Continue reading

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Recount confirms Mitton win, LeBlanc loss in Memramcook-Tantramar

There were no cheers — or tears — today in a windowless Moncton courtroom when Madame Justice Brigitte Robichaud finally confirmed that Green Party candidate Megan Mitton had won the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar by 11 votes in the September 24th … Continue reading

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Green candidate Megan Mitton wins 11 vote squeaker in Memramcook-Tantramar

Green Party candidate Megan Mitton told a roomful of supporters in Sackville Monday night that she would probably cry during her victory speech. “So get ready for some tears,” she warned just minutes after Elections New Brunswick officially declared her … Continue reading

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David Suzuki to NB youth: stand up, demand change, vote Green

The long-time host of the CBC science program Nature of Things received a big round of applause Friday as he walked into a meeting room at the Chateau Moncton hotel. Nine Green Party candidates, party leader David Coon and a number of … Continue reading

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Local PC, NDP, Green candidates debate hot environmental topics while Liberal stays away

Local PC, NDP and Green Party candidates discussed contentious environmental issues such as a carbon tax, fracking and glyphosate spraying Tuesday night in Sackville — without the participation of the Liberal who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for … Continue reading

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NB Green Party targets Memramcook-Tantramar for election breakthrough

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May helped raise $22,300 in campaign pledges Tuesday evening for provincial Green candidate Megan Mitton during a rally in downtown Sackville that attracted about 200 people. May conducted what she called a “Dutch auction” starting … Continue reading

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