Archive for May 1st, 2017

Crime being directed by prison inmates, says Dr Frank

Crime being directed by prison inmates, says Dr Frank

| 01/05/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS Election): Frank McField, who is running as an independent candidate for Red Bay, has blamed the failures of the local prison system and the lack of genuine rehabilitation of offenders for the increase in local crime, which he says comes from inside the jail. “Most of the crime, the serious c [...]

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CDP candidate questions purpose of forums

CDP candidate questions purpose of forums

| 01/05/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS Election): Denniston Tibbetts asked what the Chamber of Commerce candidate forums have accomplished, after he struggled at times to answer questions and to understand elements of government during the forum in Red Bay last week. He said he felt like a “cornered cat”, as he criticise [...]

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A surplus on our backs?

A surplus on our backs?

| 01/05/2017 | 45 Comments
101 writes: As the local political campaigns were heating up two weeks ago, GTC candidate Kenneth Bryan released a video via social media implying that while his competitor in George Town Central may be viewed as a good finance minister, he hasn’t actually done well by the people. Bryan used the i [...]

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Education minister opposes dividing kids

Education minister opposes dividing kids

| 01/05/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS Election): The incumbent West Bay MLA and education minister, Tara Rivers, has made it clear that she opposes suggestions that young students should be labeled, divided or pigeon-holed before they are ready to make their own decisions about their futures. As candidates appear to be falling over [...]

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