Green Party of New Brunswick
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The Green Party of New Brunswick (French: Parti vert du Nouveau-Brunswick) was formed in November 2008 to run in provincial elections. It is a registered Green political party in New Brunswick, Canada. A founding convention was held on November 15, 2008, in Moncton where the membership adopted a constitution, and a charter of principles to guide the development of policies and platforms. A 12-member Executive Committee was elected.
|Active provincial party|
|Headquarters||403 Regent Street|
Fredericton, New Brunswick
|Youth wing||New Brunswick Young Greens|
|Seats in Legislature|
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On September 19, 2009, Jack MacDougall was acclaimed as the first nominated leader of the party. A community and political organizer, MacDougall is best known for his successful campaign to raise the money to purchase and renovate Saint John's Imperial Theatre. He is a licensed teacher in New Brunswick and stepped down as leader in September 2011. Greta Doucet served as interim leader until the leadership convention in the fall of 2012. David Coon succeeded Doucet as leader.
|Leader||Term of office||Notes|
|Kevin Arseneau||Kent North||2018–present|||
|David Coon||Fredericton South||2014–present|||
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2012 leadership electionEdit
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