N.L. announces targeted measures to help with the cost of living – May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022 at 1:42 pm  Federal, Politics

In St. John’s, Andrew Furey, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announces targeted measures to help residents cope with the rising cost of living. The government is committing an additional $80 million to introduce a temporary gas tax reduction and a one-time home heating supplement, as well as a pledge to increase the province’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2023. He is joined by Siobhan Coady, the deputy premier and minister of finance, and Bernard Davis, the provincial minister of labour.

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