October 30, 2019
Green Party Leader Congratulates 2019 Order of New Brunswick Recipients
“Congratulations to all of this year’s Order of New Brunswick recipients. The Order of New Brunswick is such an important way to recognize the achievements of New Brunswickers,” says David Coon.
The following New Brunswickers were recognized today:
Patricia Bernard, Madawaska Maliseet First Nations, for her outstanding role in uniting the Wolastoqey Nations.
Héliodore Côté, Grand Falls, for his long-standing commitment to the betterment of the Grand Falls area.
Michel Doucet, Dieppe, for his interpretation and improvement of language rights in New Brunswick.
Léo Johnson, Moncton, for his work on social justice issues and for supporting vulnerable people in the Moncton region.
Lois Scott, Shediac Cape, for establishing telehealth service for our province.
Robyn Tingley, Rothesay, for her achievements in gender equality including promoting the increase of women in the Legislative Assembly.
Abraham Beverley Walker, Saint John (posthumous) – for his contributions to civil rights as one of Canada’s first black lawyers.
James “Jim” Wilson, Quispamsis, for his contributions to nature and biodiversity conservation in New Brunswick.
Claire Wilt, Bathurst, for her outstanding commitment to her community.
John Wood, Oromocto, for his contribution to better the lives of New Brunswickers living with disabilities.