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Today in the House of Assembly NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) continued to question government about their handling of the crisis in Corner Brook.

While a framework for assistance has been worked between Government and Kruger, this information has not been made public.

 

Today in the House of Assembly NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) asked the government to get more involved with planning a way forward for the Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Mill.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) continued to question government about the future of the province’s Regional Economic Development Boards (RED Boards) in the House today.

 

NDP Labour critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) had harsh words for a statement issued by Natural Resources minister Jerome Kennedy following the announcement that workers at Kruger’s Corner Brook Pulp and Paper mill had voted against a company request for an extension on repayment of pension liabilities.

 

NDP Labour Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) is concerned about the financial well-being of hundreds of retired paper mill workers. About 500 former and current employees of Kruger-owned Corner Brook Pulp and Paper and its predecessor Bowater have been told the company wants to make changes to their pensions.

 

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