Innovation Business and Rural Development

Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North), NDP Critic for Innovation, Business, and Rural Development, has issued the following statement on Small Business Week, which is being observed Oct. 20-26. Mitchelmore’s statement reflects his caucus’s ongoing commitment to the small business sector in Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

As the clock ticks down on the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement with Europe, the premier should come clean with what this latest international trade agreement means for the people of the province, says NDP Innovation, Business and Rural Development critic Christopher MItchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North).

 

MR. SPEAKER: Order, please!

The Member for The Straits – White Bay North.

 

NDP Innovation, Business and Rural Development Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) says the province’s announcement yesterday of an equity investment in Icewater Harvesting leaves too many questions unanswered.

 

MR. SPEAKER: Order, please!

The Member for The Straits – White Bay North.

MR. MITCHELMORE: Mr. Speaker, government should be ashamed about their continued mismanagement of people’s money.

 

NDP MHA Christopher Mitchelmore (The Straits-White Bay North) says the provincial Budget 2013 seems deliberately designed to hurt rural Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

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

SOME HON. MEMBERS: Hear, hear!

 

NDP Tourism, Culture and Recreation Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA The Straits-White Bay North) is appalled by government’s lack of vision for generating additional revenues from International tourists, demonstrated by the backwards step taken with slashes to its award-winning marketing budget by nearly $4 Million, wiping out years of successive gains.

 

NDP critic for Innovation, Business and Rural Development Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) says government’s approach to job creation in rural Newfoundland and Labrador is sadly lacking in vision.

 

The NDP critic for Innovation, Business, and Rural Development had questions in the House of Assembly today about the Rural Broadband Initiative. Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) says government should look at more affordable wireless solutions rather than giving money to private industry to build traditional delivery models.

 

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