Rural Development

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) pointed out today in the House of Assembly that during last week’s departmental reorganization, the provincial government also dropped “Rural Development” from the name of the department with that responsibility.

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says government must reverse some, if not all, of the damaging decisions it has made in recent years regarding rural Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

NDP critic for Innovation, Business and Rural Development Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) says government’s approach to job creation in rural Newfoundland and Labrador is sadly lacking in vision.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for The Straits – White Bay North.

 

NDP Fisheries and Aquaculture Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) is reflecting on the 20th anniversary of the cod moratorium this weekend.

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) pressed the premier for government’s plans to deal with continuous economic blows hitting rural NL.

 

NDP Fisheries Critic Christopher Mitchelmore (The Straits-White Bay North) says the government’s announcement of financial assistance for Carino today is a good step.

“I am happy to see the government offering this support for a traditional industry that is so important to rural Newfoundland and Labrador,” Mitchelmore said today.

 

NDP Innovation, Business and Rural Development critic Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits – White Bay North) is calling on government to develop a strategic telecommunications plan similar to that in place in British Columbia.

 

NDP Critic for Innovation, Business and Rural Development Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) today asked whether government planned to fulfill its commitments to province-wide broadband internet.

 

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