LNS REPRESENTATIVES SPEAK WITH CFBS ABOUT TODAY'S DISCUSSION WITH NFLD/LABRADOR OFFICIALS REGARDING ACCESS TO NEWFOUNDLAND
LOCAL NEWS - JULY 20, 2020 – LNS REPRESENTATIVES SPEAK WITH NFLD/LABRADOR ABOUT ACCESS TO NEWFOUNDLAND ISLAND
CFBS spoke this afternoon with Randy Jones, Warden of the MRC du Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent, and Wanda Beaudoin, Mayor of the Municipality of Blanc-Sablon, regarding the meeting that had taken place this morning with Newfoundland and Labrador Premier, Dwight Ball, Minister Hon. Lisa Dempster, and Mayor and Chairperson of the Combined Councils of Labrador, Mr. Chad Letto of L'anse au Clair.
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the discuss the demands of the people of the Lower North Shore to have access to Newfoundland island following the recent protest at the federal wharf in Blanc-Sablon, which had caused hours of delays last week to the schedule of the Qajaq W. ferry operated by Labrador Marine Inc.
Listen to the interview with Warden Jones and Mayor Beaudoin by clicking on the sound files below (click on the speaker icon next to the sound file and a media player will open up to hear the interview).