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Mandatory Reporting to Child and Youth Advocate Falls Short

Tracey Perry, Children, Seniors and Social Development critic for the Official Opposition, said, “The government’s amendments to the Child and Youth Advocate Act fall short of what is needed to ensure mandatory reporting provisions are adequate.”

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Liberals Dodge Accountability

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, “The Ball Liberals spent the fall sitting of the House dodging accountability and erecting walls to protect themselves from scrutiny.”

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No Confidence the Minister Knows the Status Of Workplace NL Appeals

Kevin Parsons, Workplace NL Critic for the Official Opposition, today during question period in the House of Assembly, asked the Minister Responsible for Workplace NL a number of questions concerning backlogged appeals and how long it will take to work these appeals through the system.

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Will NL Companies Have First Priority to Supply Marijuana Products to this Province?

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, is asking, “Will Newfoundland and Labrador companies have first priority to supply marijuana products to this province?” In Question Period on Monday, the Premier and Justice Minister would not make such a commitment.

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Prescription Monitoring Act Goes Too Far

Dave Brazil, Health Critic for the Official Opposition, said, “It is troubling that Health Minister John Haggie has ignored the concerns of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association, the Canadian Medical Association and the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner that the government’s Prescription Monitoring Act goes too far. Addressing the opioid crisis is imperative, but this legislation strikes the wrong balance.”

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Jim Lester, PC MHA-Elect for Mount Pearl North Thank you!

"Thank you so much for all of your support. Thank you to my volunteer team and thank you to the people of Mount Pearl North who cast their votes for me today." - Jim Lester, PC MHA-Elect for Mount Pearl North

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