Finance minister Jerome Kennedy is supposed to know about the economy and stuff.
During an interview with CBC provincial affairs reporter David Cochrane for On Point, Kennedy said that in the 1990s the government was the main employer in the province. The implication was that the public sector wasn’t what it used to be. People . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: More and Less #nlpoli
For those getting ready for this afternoon’s announcement by Eastern Health, here are some figures from Statistics Canada on employment in the health care sector in the province from October 2003 to December 2011.
From about 18,000 workers in November 2003, employment climbed to about 19,500 in mid-2005 before dropping sharply to about . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Health Care Employment in NL #nlpoli