Today the NDP Caucus urged government to work collaboratively in response to the tariffs the United States is imposing on Corner Brook Pulp and Paper.

Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says the most recent American ‘tariff-hit’ to Kruger’s mill in Corner Brook, while beyond our control, could seriously harm the province’s forestry industry.


For International Women’s Day, the NDP Critic for Justice and Public Safety and the Status of Women, Gerry Rogers, brought questions about pay equity, violence prevention, and affordable child care to the House of Assembly.


Gerry Rogers, the NDP Critic for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, remains concerned with the government’s unrealistic and unworkable approach for cannabis sales.


NDP Leader and Education Critic Lorraine Michael wants to know why the English School District did not use its powers of suspension under the Schools Act in the recent incident at Stephenville High School. Michael (MHA, St.


NDP Leader and Education Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) is looking for answers on how government is planning and budgeting for the ongoing work needed to re-open Bishop Feild Elementary School in downtown St. John’s.


NDP Critic for the Status of Women Gerry Rogers has been asking this government to apply gender analysis to their budget preparation for two years in a row. Now she’s asking if the women of this province will be an afterthought once again.


This week in the House of Assembly, NDP Leader Lorraine Michael continued to question the Premier for answers on his intentions for the Atlantic Accord review.


The NDP Critic for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government’s cannabis plan is utter chaos and prohibitive to establishing Tier 1 retailers.


In Question Period, the NDP Caucus started the spring session by questioning government on its fiscal plan for economic sustainability and missed opportunity for progressive procurement legislation.


NDP Leader Lorraine Michael says the government’s plan to index the province’s minimum wage to the national Consumer Price Index is a good start but is insufficient.



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