Hush-hush OCI exemptions threaten rural jobs: McCurdy

NLNDP Leader Earle McCurdy called on the premier to come clean on additional exemptions apparently granted from minimum processing requirements that will allow Ocean Choice International to ship millions of pounds of groundfish for processing in other countries...

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Compensation for plant workers desperately needed

NDP Leader Earle McCurdy wants to know what, if anything, the province plans to do to relieve the suffering of fish plant workers left without income because of severe pack ice which has delayed the start of fish harvesting this year...

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Government report could augur permanent poverty for lowest-paid workers

Minimum Wage workers will be stuck in poverty forever if the provincial government uses the current minimum wage level to “establish an appropriate baseline for future indexed increases,” as a document released today by the Department of Advanced Education and Skills and Labour indicates, says NDP Leader Earle McCurdy...

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Federal leadership debate weekend!

The only Atlantic Leadership Debate in the ongoing race to find a federal leader is this Sunday in St...

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Libraries report adds nothing to knowledge

A year after the provincial government tried to close more than half the province’s libraries, accounting firm EY has completed a report which NDP Leader Earle McCurdy says contains more questions than answers...

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