CETA

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael took the provincial government to task today for its announcement last Friday that it was agreeing to a decision by the federal government to pay this province only about a third of the amount previously committed by the federal government to compensate for losses expected in the fishery industry as a result of the upcoming Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agr

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says that if Premier Paul Davis is truly convinced that there is no hope of the federal government supporting the fishery investment fund expected to come to this province with the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, he must rescind the province’s support for the accord.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) continues her caucus’s campaign to let government know what people in the province are concerned about with a reminder that there are many details about the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) they would like clarified.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) was looking for information about information today. Government has repeatedly said opposition parties have all the information they need on Muskrat Falls, the premier apparently reversed herself yesterday while talking to reporters.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement negotiated between Canada and Europe could have a major and negative impact on prescription drug prices in this province. She wants to know whether our government has negotiated compensation with the federal government, as other provinces have.

 

NDP MHA Christopher Mitchelmore (The Straits-White Bay North) says the provincial government is quick to promote perceived benefits in the agreement and principle of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement but not so willing to discuss all the potential implications of the EU deal signed with Prime Minister Harper.

 

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