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Harris again questions Liberals on their lack of response to violence against Mi'Kmaq Fishers

 
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October 23

Harris questions Liberal response on violence against Mi’Kmaq fishers

Jack Harris, MP St. John's East asked this question in the House of Commons today.
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October 19

NL needs changes to the Fiscal Stabilization Program

Statement by Jack Harris – St. John’s East – October 19, 2020
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October 16

Harris asks Minister of Families, Children & Social Development for supports for NL service clubs

 
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October 6

Letter to Champagne re Humanitarian Crisis in Palestine

Canada must take action to help alleviate the suffering in Palestine
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September 30

Government must promote peace in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

ST JOHN'S – There are troubling allegations that Canadian military equipment sold to Turkey is being used by Azerbaijan in drones that are targeting civilians in the latest outbreak of the military conflict in the longstanding dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.
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September 28

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL AID

Now that CERB has ended, the EI program is implementing temporary changes to help you access EI benefits. These changes will be in effect for 1 year.
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September 25

Harris Responds to Natural Resources Canada Minister O'Regan's Announcement

St. John’s East MP Jack Harris says that the federal measures announced today are substantial and appear comparable in size with the assistance program offered in Western Canada earlier this year. But that program was directed at employing affected workers, and it’s not clear how today’s announcement will help affected oil industry workers in this province.
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September 22

Harris looking for support for Newfoundland and Labrador in Throne Speech

St. John’s – “Newfoundlanders and Labradorians will be looking closely at tomorrow’s Throne Speech for continued help for those still hurting from lost income and lost business during the COVID-19 crisis. People, businesses and the Provincial Government need help to weather the pandemic and make a recovery,” said Jack Harris, MP for St. John’s East.
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September 18

Minister Blair must take action to address systemic racism

ST. JOHN’S – New Democrats are questioning Minister Blair’s ability to take the transformative action needed to deal with systemic racism in Canadian policing. Recent reports from the Ontario Human Rights Commission and Tribunal have revealed troubling statistics about systemic racism and a culture of sexual harassment within the Toronto Police Services (TPS) during his tenure as police chief.
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