New Democrats Serious About Electing Harry Borlase In Labrador …
NDP CANDIDATE HARRY BORLASE ON THE LAUNCH OF THE LABRADOR BY-ELECTION
LABRADOR - "On May 13 Labradorians will have the opportunity to tell the
Stephen Harper Conservatives that it's time for a fresh start in
Labrador. Conservatives will have to answer for short-sighted cuts to
services and programs, along with a dismal record on accountability, as
Labradorians have been asked to judge whether or not the Harper
Conservatives are serving their best interests.
budget is another reminder that the Conservatives have taken Labrador
for granted. There is nothing in this budget to help improve the lives
of seniors or Aboriginal youth, and it continues to plow ahead with EI
changes that disproportionately impact seasonal industries. While
claiming to be increasing infrastructure dollars, the Conservatives are
actually reducing funding by $4.7 billion over the next four years.
While May 13 provides the opportunity for a fresh start, it is
important to remember that this by-election was only necessary because
the Conservatives failed to play by the rules in Labrador during the
2011 election. Instead of a costly by-election, these precious federal
taxdollars could be going towards investments to strengthen our
When the Conservatives formed government in 2006
on a platform of accountability they said they were an alternative to
the scandal plagued Liberals. But we have only gotten more of the same
thing with the Conservatives, scandal after scandal.
Labradorians deserve an alternative to the tired, old style politics the
Liberals and Conservatives have to offer. As the NDP candidate I am
offering them that alternative: change you can trust.
forward to meeting with people across this beautiful land during the
next few weeks. Labradorians will have an opportunity to send Ottawa a
message, and I would be honoured to serve as their voice in the House of
-Harry Borlase On Facebook
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