Budget

Lorraine Michael

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

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

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) had varied questions for several ministers in the House of Assembly today.

 

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

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

 

As members of the arts community gather in Gander for the 27th Annual Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Arts Awards Show, NDP Tourism, Culture and Recreation critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is questioning government’s commitment to the province’s cultural industries.

 

People in communities in every corner of the province are having problems finding affordable housing, and NDP Housing critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is appalled that this week’s provincial budget is doing nothing to help with the escalating housing crisis.

 

NDP Tourism, Culture and Recreation critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) brought the concerns of the province’s artists to the House of Assembly today.

 

Today in the House of Assembly NDP Education Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) asked the government when it plans to provide universal early childhood education programs and all-day kindergarten.

 

Today in the House of Assembly NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) asked the premier for more debate, discussion, and deliberation of the Muskrat Falls project proposal.

 

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

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

 

NDP Innovation, Business and Rural Development Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) stood in the House of Assembly today to ask the minister of finance why a cut to the small business tax rate was not included in this year’s budget.

 

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