House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador



1st Session – 48th General Assembly



Wednesday, March 9th, 2016



(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Select Committees

(e)    Tabling of Documents

(f)    Notices of Motion

(g)    Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)    Petitions




1. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Establish An Independent Appointments Commission And To Require A Merit-Based Process For Various Appointments”. (Bill No. 1)





        1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider Certain Resolutions for the Granting of Interim Supply to Her Majesty.

(Bill No. 2)


        2. – MR. PAUL DAVIS (Topsail – Paradise) – To Move:


        BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House urges the Government of Canada to recognize the impact of the steep fall in oil revenues on our Province and that it consider financial support to our Province in order to prevent deep cuts in services to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador;


        BE IT FURTHER  RESOLVED that this Honourable House urges the Government of Canada to modernize Federal-Provincial Arrangements, including the Equalization Program and the Fiscal Stabilization Program to more fairly and promptly reflect our Province’s needs and to more fairly account for natural resources revenues.”





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