The Speech also indicates Government will introduce a poverty reduction strategy this year. A Poverty Reduction Advisory Council will be struck to look at all aspects of poverty, including housing, food, education, employment and health. A report will be due in 2018.
Government’s also committing to build a high-speed fibre network from tip-to-tip across the province.
This sitting will also include the tabling of a Capital Budget, and the Water Act, which comes after public consultation on the matter.