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News posted in August, 2016. Clear Filter
Small Business Needs New Approach from Liberals

Steve Kent, Business Critic for the Official Opposition, said the Ball Liberal government's approach is crushing the very small businesses that are needed to turn decline into growth in the province, and the evidence is in the latest business barometer released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

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PC Energy Plan Continuing to Drive Offshore Success

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources Critic for the Official Opposition, said, “It is good news that Nalcor and the Provincial Government have continued on the path to collect and market offshore seismic data in order to drive oil exploration. Liberals in the past have criticized the plan to market our province’s energy, and it is positive that they have recognized the value of the Energy Plan and the benefits for the province.”

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Finance Minister Misled House About Consultant

Paul Davis, PC Leader of the Official Opposition, said Finance Minister Cathy Bennett misled the House of Assembly about a contract for an external communications consultant that cost taxpayers $60,000 in three months.

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Produce Evidence of "19% Reduction"

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, is challenging Premier Ball and the Finance Minister to back up last week's "19 per cent reduction" statement with evidence.

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Atlantic Canada Opposition Leaders Call for Supreme Court Rep

Atlantic Canada’s provincial opposition leaders have united in calling on the prime minister to preserve the region’s seat on the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Key Jobs for Liberals Despite Pledge

Paul Davis, Leader of the Opposition, said, "After committing to 'take politics out of government appointments', the Ball Liberals have been handing out top-level 'nonpartisan' government jobs to failed Liberal candidates, former Liberal staffers and long-time Liberal friends."

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