A culture of cooperation, caring and understanding is essential to ending violence in our society. Rehabilitation rather than vengeance must be the goal of our justice system.
Leader's Video Blog
We must have the opportunity and the responsibility as citizens to contribute to the common good, which requires that all have the capacity to participate in community life.
Everyone must have equal access to the necessities of life and be treated with dignity and respect. Treaties with First Nations must be honoured.
We must be able to participate in decisions that affect our lives and be guaranteed that our votes are reflected in the make-up of the Legislative Assembly.
Our communities should be in control of their own destinies, supported by strong local economies, and sustained by local sources of food and renewable energy.
We must live within the ecological limits of the Earth, while meeting our needs without threatening our children's future or the survival of other species.
Green Party of New Brunswick
“Moving to a low carbon economy will drive job creation in New Brunswick, while the status quo will not,” said Coon. “Building infrastructure for dirty energy provides temporary work, but not sustainable jobs. The clean tech sector needed to make the transition from dirty to clean energy is a trillion dollar global market, and it is rapidly growing. Canada’s share of the clean tech sector is $12 billion, and New Brunswick needs to jump at this opportunity to create sustainable jobs,” said Coon.