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NDP MHA Christopher Mitchelmore is asking the provincial fisheries, Darin King, to clarify the province’s position on fleet separation.

The minister was at the Boston International Seafood Show earlier this week and met with his federal counterpart Keith Ashfield.

 

Today in the House of Assembly, NL NDP Labour Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) asked the government when they will be introducing anti-scab legislation.

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says she is hopeful today’s Throne Speech indicates the Dunderdale Conservatives finally plan to pay attention to some issues she has been highlighting for years. At the same time, however, she says there remain some gaping holes in government policy.

 

NDP MHA Dale Kirby (St. John’s North) is in Corner Brook today, meeting with Corner Brook Pulp and Paper workers. Kirby will also be meeting with students at the local college and university campuses.

 

NDP Fisheries and Aquaculture critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA The Straits - White Bay North) says he is glad to see the Minister of Fishers and Aquaculture living up to his responsibilities for the resources owned by the people of the province by denying Ocean Choice International (OCI) exemptions to redfish and yellowtail processing commitments.

 

NDP Fisheries critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) says he and his party fully support the commercial seal hunt and he is excited about the potential for the industry as a whole.

 

NDP Fisheries critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) says he is concerned the people of the province will be left on the hook for any clean-up of the closed Marystown fish plant facility.

Ocean Choice International ― the current owner of the facility ― has made it clear they will not be processing any more fish there, and will be selling the facility.

 

NDP Advanced Education and Skills critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) is calling on government to help engineering students needing work term placements.

 

NDP Leader and Health Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) is calling on the province’s premier to stand firm against the federal government’s proposed drastic changes to federal health care funding.

 

NDP Innovation, Business and Rural Development critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) is calling on government to develop a strategic telecommunications plan similar to that in place in British Columbia.

 

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