When a crowd of protesters converges on Confederation Building today to protest the government’s decision not to open the House of Assembly for debate, Lorraine Michael and members of the NDP caucus will be there to welcome them.


NDP leader Lorraine Michael (MHA Signal Hill- Quidi Vidi) today questioned the state of democracy in Newfoundland and Labrador, noting that important issues like the lack of work at the Marystown shipyard are not being debated in the House of Assembly.


NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) is observing Persons’ Day with a pang of sadness this year.

“It is, as always, uplifting to reflect on the progress women have made since October 18, 1929, when we were first recognized as persons under Canadian Law,” said Michael. “This year, however, is our first Persons’ Day without Nancy Riche.”


NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) has renewed her call for a truly independent offshore safety authority in the wake of the most recent report of a spill into the ocean off Newfoundland and Labrador.



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