With two weeks left in the government’s contract for privatized Adult Basic Education, the NDP critic for Advanced Education and Skills is wondering whether government will complete a full review and have plans in place for the students before that deadline.

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers persisted today in her efforts to get the Minister of Education to postpone decisions on school closures until there is an elected English School Board for the province. The current board was appointed by the previous government when it merged the four existing school boards into one in 2013; there have been no elections for almost seven years..

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

Today in the House of Assembly, St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers revisited questions which the Minister of Education would not answer when she asked them last week. Since 2011, four schools in St. John’s Centre have been closed, and Holy Cross Junior High on Rickett’s Road faces the same fate.

 
NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says the new Liberal government talks a lot about transparency but does not reflect the talk in its actions.

 
NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St.

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers says appointed school trustees should not be allowed to close a junior high school in her district. Holy Cross Junior High is one of five schools in the province facing closure at next month’s school board meeting.

 
NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) wants to know how many election promises the government plans to keep. Michael says despite the worsening of the economic outlook during the election, the Liberals continued to insist they would keep all the promises they had made.

 
NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) today delivered her caucus’s response to the government’s throne speech as the provincial House of Assembly convened for its 48th session.

 
NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says government must not allow the English School Board to close five schools in the province.

 
NDP Health & Community Services Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Health Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says there are still major problems with the staffing levels at the St. John’s Long-Term Care Facility.

 

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