Steve Kent, Health Critic for the Official Opposition and founding chair of the All-Party Committee on Mental Health and Addictions, said, “The reports of multiple suicides in Grand Bank and Labrador communities are troubling and show the urgency of implementing the recommendations of the All-Party Committee on Mental Health and Addictions to improve rural services and access to care."
NL Seniors Impacted by Canada Revenue Agency Processing Delay
Tracey Perry, Official Opposition Critic for Children, Seniors and Social Development, said, “Many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians -including many seniors - are not receiving their federal benefits payments because of processing delays at the Canada Revenue Agency. These delays are affecting the Newfoundland and Labrador Seniors’ Benefit, the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the GST Credit and the Child Tax Benefit.”
Liberals Who Taxed Auto Insurance Now Study Reasons for High Costs
Kevin Parsons Opposition Critic for Service NL, said, "Today, the Liberals have attempted to convince the public that they are working towards lowering automobile insurance rates for consumers. The Government’s announcement is surreal considering that recent tax hikes on insurance occurred because of decisions made by the Liberal government.”