Rent Supplements

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

Today is International Women’s Day. NDP Caucus members seized the opportunity to ask government for commitments on several key issues. NDP Critic for the Status of Women Gerry Rogers led off questioning with a return to an issue she has championed for years.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) got a bit of a surprise today in Question Period in the House of Assembly.

 
NDP Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP Critic for Seniors, Wellness and Social Development brought the plight of one of her constituents to the House of Assembly today. St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers says “John” is a senior citizen who worked at minimum wage jobs all his life, and whose pared-down monthly expenses exceed his income by several hundred dollars.

 
NDP Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP critic for Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development says increasing numbers of senior citizens are facing poverty because of increasing rents. Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) brought those concerns to the House of Assembly today.

 

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