In the House


George Murphy, MHA, St. John’s East
Private Member’s Statement
Brian Duggan

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

I rise in this House today to commend a constituent of mine who, while fighting his own fight against cancer, started a fundraising effort to help everyone else in St. John's in the same situation that he found himself in.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John’s Centre.

MS ROGERS: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John's East.

MR. MURPHY: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

We are looking forward to seeing some of those statistics too when she makes them available. Mr. Speaker, the Health Estimates last week revealed that indeed the ambulance review is coming up.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for The Straits – White Bay North.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL:Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for St. John’s North.

MR. KIRBY:Mr. Speaker, as the Child and Youth Advocate pointed out earlier this year, deficiencies in documentation and communication standards in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services put children at risk of neglect and abuse.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for St. John’s Centre.
SOME HON. MEMBERS: Hear, hear!

MS ROGERS:Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL:Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for The Straits – White Bay North.

MR. MITCHELMORE:Mr. Speaker, an Ireland forestry association study indicates that if just 25 per cent of their public buildings were converted to wood pellet boilers, the savings annually would be $137 million.

SOME HON. MEMBERS: Oh, oh!
MR. SPEAKER: Order, please!

 

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