NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government money pays for some of the most sub-standard living conditions in the province.

 
NDP Health Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Health and Community Services Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says the way the province delivers home care is inconsistent at best and endangering seniors at worst.

People who need care at home after a hospital stay are frequently not assessed for the level of care they will need until after they go home and are left hanging in the interim time period.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government housing policy is increasing the desperation of many of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

It has been almost a year since the Liberal government was elected and, says NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi), the people of the province are still waiting for government to put some effective oversight in place for Nalcor, which is responsible for a large chunk of each year’s budget deficit.

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

In just over three weeks, the province’s Child and Youth Advocate’s contract will expire. NDP Children, Seniors and Social Development Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wants to know what government is doing to fill this vital role, or whether the province can expect a gap in service.

 
NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael

Tomorrow, Tuesday Nov. 22, voters in the province will elect new school boards. The problem is, says NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi), most people don’t know about it – and those that do are having a hard time getting information from the School Board.

 
NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael

With School Board elections set for Tuesday, NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael says she is appalled at the lack of promotion around the elections and the disorganized way information has been disseminated to the public.

 

The NDP Critic for the Justice and the Status of Women is very supportive of government legislation providing safer access to abortion services, but she says some minor changes would make the legislation even better. In Question Period today, St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers highlighted her amendments.

 

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) wants clear answers from government about who has been talking to people in Quebec about Labrador power, what power projects are being talked about, and what government is hoping to achieve.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

Yesterday in the House of Assembly’s question period, and afterwards speaking with reporters, the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills indicated he might hold public consultations on the province’s minimum wage, and that the minimum wage might be rising. Today in Question Period in the House, NDP MHA Gerry Rogers sought some clarification.

 

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