Quote of the Day
“I don’t find it a place for a very healthy, open, constructive debate to start with. Most of my issues are around the quality of debate and the research and the fact that you can pretty well get up in the house of assembly and say whatever it is you like. You don’t have to be concerned with truth.”— Former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Kathy Dunderdale, to justify her decision to keep the the provincial legislature closed until spring of 2012 following the October 2011 general election.
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