Justice

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John’s Centre.

MS ROGERS: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 
NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wants to know the Justice Minister’s reasons for making budget cuts she says have been devastating to vulnerable people. Today in the House of Assembly, she asked him to table the documents on which his decisions to cut the Family Violence Intervention Court and the Human Rights Commission was based.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for St. John’s Centre.

 
NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wants to know what information the justice minister was using when he decided to make cuts to his department during the budget process.

 

MR. SPEAKER: Order, please!

The Member for St. John’s Centre.

 
NDP The Straits-White Bay North MHA Christopher Mitchelmore

NDP MHA Christopher Mitchelmore (The Straits-White Bay North) is bewildered by cuts to the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division that leave only one active enforcement officer for the entire Great Northern Peninsula north of Gros Morne National Park.

 
NDP Health and Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Health and Community Services Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wants to know what the real impact of the 2013 budget on the healthcare system will be, and whether government has any comprehension of the effect on patient care.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John's Centre.

MS ROGERS: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

***UPDATE***
On November 19, 2013 Government introuduced Bill 25 - An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, 2010. This Bill would amend the Human Rights Act to add gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds of discrimination. You can view the Bill on the House of Assembly Website

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MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John’s Centre.

 

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