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Liberals Fail to Follow Through for Vulnerable Children

Tracey Perry, Official Opposition for Child, Youth and Family Services, said, “The Advocate for Children and Youth has faulted the Ball Liberals for failing to follow through with changes they promised to protect vulnerable children in our province.”

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“Way Forward” Process Should Make People Wary

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, “The last time the Ball Liberals initiated a discussion process back in January, they used the feedback they gathered to blame others for the poor choices they made in their 2016 Budget, and people should be very wary that this new process - called ‘the way forward’ – is actually the way back to more of the same kind of decision-making that has people suffering and outraged.”

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Coady Won't Back Up Muskrat Falls Numbers

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources Critic for the Official Opposition, said Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady has ignored his August 1 letter asking for the information to support government's new numbers on Muskrat Falls.

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Opposition Welcomes Inquiry, Calls for Release of Reports

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, "The Official Opposition‎ welcomes the judicial inquiry into the circumstances of the tragic death of Donald Dunphy, and it is now incumbent to immediately release the reports of the RCMP and the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT), which have been withheld."

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Appointment of Liberal as Clerk Scandalous

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, "The appointment of a prominent Liberal and former Liberal leadership candidate to the highest non-political position in the province's civil service not only makes an absolute mockery of Premier Dwight Ball's election pledge to take politics out of appointments, but compromises the integrity of the office of the Clerk of the Executive Council, the chief non-political office of the provincial government."

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PC Party Eliminates Debt

Paul Davis, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador, said, "We are delighted that the PC Party has been able to wipe out its debt just nine months after the general election with fundraising efforts including a very successful annual golf tournament this week, supported by a strong showing of 32 teams. Our fundraising committee, volunteers and supporters have helped place the PC Party in good financial footing as we continue our work to prepare for the next provincial election."

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