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News posted in August, 2017. Clear Filter
Minister Must Provide Answers on Respiratory Therapy Program

David Brazil, Advanced Education Critic for the Official Opposition, said, “The new Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Al Hawkins, needs to provide the answers that his predecessor failed to provide about the College of the North Atlantic Respiratory Therapy program, which lost its accreditation in 2017, a year after it was placed on probation in June 2016.”

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Hiding Muskrat Falls Loan Guarantee Term Sheet?

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources Critic for the Official Opposition, is asking the Minister of Natural Resources to release the Muskrat Falls loan guarantee term sheet immediately.

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Tax Review Will Report Too Late to Avoid Serious Damage

Keith Hutchings, Finance Critic for the Official Opposition, said, "The Ball government's tax review‎ will report too late to relieve the serious damage caused by three years of crushing Liberal taxes to the provinces people and economy."

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Ferryland District Road Maintenance Causing Concerns

Ferryland MHA Keith Hutchings said, "The lack of road maintenance and new investment in road infrastructure in parts of Ferryland District is undermining the economic potential and in some cases the safety of residents of the region. Whether it is parts of the Robert E. Howlett Highway, or Route 10 - washouts on shoulders, potholes in Cappahayden Barrens and from Trepsassey to St. Vincent’s - it is mid-August and all travelers on these roads have never seen the government wait this late in the year for basic maintenance.

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Concerned by Report on Vale Underground Mine

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources Critic for the Official Opposition, said, "News that Vale has put on hold its Voisey's Bay underground mine in Labrador raises huge concerns."

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New Minister Should Release Complete Roadwork Ranking List

Barry Petten, Transportation Critic for the Official Opposition, is calling on the new Transportation Minister to start off on the right footing by releasing the complete list of roadwork rankings, not just the partial list issued by his predecessor.

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