poverty

St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

The provincial government has not yet held the minimum wage review required by law, say the members of the NDP caucus, and the lowest-waged working people in the country are paying the price.

 
NDP Justice and Status of Women Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA St. John's Centre)

NDP Justice and Status of Women Critic Gerry Rogers (St. John’s Centre) said the only way violence prevention initiatives are effective for women and girls is if the issues of poverty are addressed.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

While NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) admires and respects the generosity of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who support food banks, she says government could take a solid step towards reducing the increased use of food banks by increasing the province’s minimum wage.

 

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