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News posted in February, 2018. Clear Filter
Liberals for Carbon Tax

Barry Petten, Opposition Critic for the Environment, said, “The Ball Liberals have voted to reject a PC motion to relieve Newfoundland and Labrador of any obligation to pay carbon tax considering the significant investments in hydro power generation at Muskrat Falls, the Upper Churchill and Bay d'Espoir.”

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Weekend Events Mark Marine Tragedies

Keith Hutchings, MHA for Ferryland, is inviting people to attend two events this weekend to mark two historic marine tragedies.

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Liberal Plea for Expats Shows Disconnect

Barry Petten, AES Critic for the Official Opposition, said, "A $22,800 plea from the Ball Liberals for expatriates to return to Newfoundland and Labrador is a sign of desperation from a government that hasn't yet realized its own policies are driving people away."

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Too Little to Stop Surf Clam Giveaway

Kevin Parsons, Fisheries Critic for the Official Opposition, says, “The Ball Liberals have said too little, too late to protest the federal decision to take a large chunk of the surf clam quota away from Newfoundland and Labrador plants for processing in Nova Scotia.”

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Liberals Doing More to Slow Oil Production Than Drive It

Keith Hutchings, Natural Resources Critic for the Official Opposition, says, “The Ball Liberals are doing more to slow oil production than drive it.”

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Liberals Backfilling Management Positions at NLHC

Jim Lester, Opposition Critic for Housing, said, “The Ball Liberals are quietly advertising to fill management positions at Newfoundland and Labrador Housing just weeks after spending more than $1.5 million to vacate NLHC management posts.”

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