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News posted in May, 2017. Clear Filter
Liberal Indecision Leaves Towns in Limbo

Steve Kent, Industry Critic for the Official Opposition, said, "$30 million for community development initiatives ‎the PC government negotiated with Vale as part of an enhanced Voisey's Bay agreement is sitting unused because of Liberal government indecision."

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House Closes Early

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, "The Ball Liberals are closing the House of Assembly for the summer after having a session that was light on legislation and after appearing to have run out of ideas."

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PC Resolution Calls for Joint Fisheries Management

In the House of Assembly on Wednesday, the PC Opposition Caucus brought forward a Private Member’s Resolution urging “the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to take immediate action to establish joint fisheries management."

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Stop Hiding Muskrat Falls Reports

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources critic for the Official Opposition, is demanding that Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady release an updated EY report along with the reports the Muskrat Falls oversight committee has done during the Liberals’ 17-month term of office.

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Why Did Premier Cancel New Middle School?

Keith Hutchings, MHA for Ferryland, said Premier Dwight Ball misinformed people on Facebook Live on Tuesday night when he said the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board had made the decision to cancel the new intermediate school for the region, which the previous administration announced in Budget 2015.

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Restore Integrity of MHA Pension Plan

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, is suggesting that the Liberal Caucus respect the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act by accepting the recommendations for MHA Pension Plan reform as recommended by the independent, arm’s-length Members’ Compensation Review Committee (MCRC).

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