Today the NDP Caucus grilled government on missed opportunities and long overdue actions needed to protect and support our province’s workers.

 

Gerry Rogers, MHA, St. John’s Centre
Member’s Statement
Sherry Ryan, Music NL Female Artist of the Year Award
November 8, 2018

Wreckhouse winds reach up to 200 kilometres an hour, and Sherry Ryan is taking the provincial music scene by a wicked storm with her latest album “Wreckhouse.”

 

Lorraine Michael, MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi
Member’s Statement
Shannie Duff, Freedom of the City Award
November 7, 2018

I am delighted today to congratulate former mayor, deputy mayor, and councillor Shannie Duff who was recognized earlier this year with the highest award granted by the City of St. John’s: the Freedom of the City.

 

Today in the House of Assembly, the NDP Caucus called for government to take responsibility for the current state of the provincial ambulance system and move forward with recommendations from the Fitch report dating back to 2013.

 

Today Education and Early Childhood Development critic Lorraine Michael says government must act to remove the many barriers, including long wait times for assessment, for persons with autism.

 

Gerry Rogers, MHA, St. John’s Centre
Member’s Statement

Monday evening I attended a candlelight vigil in Bannerman Park to honour the victims of the horrific shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday that claimed the lives of 11 Jewish people and wounded six while at their place of prayer on the Shabbat.

 

Lorraine Michael, MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi
Member’s Statement

I am delighted to congratulate Laura Winter, Erin Power, and Duane Andrews of The Swinging Belles for winning the prestigious Telegram and Central Voice Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year, a competitive award voted on by the public, at the 2018 MusicNL Awards.

 

Today the NDP Caucus demanded answers from government on their newly announced carbon tax in compliance with the federal government. NDP Leader Gerry Rogers asked the Premier for his projected revenue and government’s plan for this revenue.

 

Today the NDP Caucus is questioning government’s persistent giveaways to large corporations. NDP Leader Gerry Rogers says that Canopy Growth, the largest cannabis producer in the world, will get to keep up to $40 million in withheld remittances from the provincial government.

 

Today NDP Leader Gerry Rogers is reacting to a letter she received, sent to all MHAs, by Richard Alexander of the NL Employers’ Council. In the letter, Alexander objects to presumptive workplace mental health legislation that may be coming in the fall session of the House of Assembly and attacks NAPE’s campaign on the issue.

 

Pages

Share this page: