Justice

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.

 
NDP Transportation and Works critic George Murphy

The “Move Over” laws that exist in all but two provinces are needed here to protect police, emergency responders, and highway construction workers, says NDP Transportation and Works Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East). He has written to the Minister of Justice asking for the change to be made to the Highways Traffic Act.

 
NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

For immediate release
Sept. 28, 2012

Province moving wrong way on transparency rankings

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says a report from the Centre for Law and Democracy is clear indication that Bill 29 was repressive and regressive legislation.

 

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