How does the Newfoundland and Labrador party view problems?

Im doing a social project and I cant find how the NewfoundLand and Labrador party views problems and how they solve them! And 10 points if you give me 5 facts about the party!

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  • 7 years ago
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    The Newfoundland and Labrador party is a now defunct political party that was founded in 2004. It ran candidates in the 2006 Provincial election and the 2008 Federal election. However never attained much in the way of popular support, and achieved no electoral success. The party officially dissolved in 2011 as it was unable to garner enough members to retain legal status as a political party. During it's run the party had two leaders, Tom Hickey (2004 - 2008) and Wayne Bennett (2008 - 2011).

    The Party's Platform

    The main goal of the party is to be an advocate for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador in the federal political forum with only the issues of the people of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador as its mandate.

    Restore government services in rural communities

    Restore the promised levels of service through Marine Atlantic

    stop out migration

    support rural rights

    maintain Newfoundland and Labrador's way of life and culture

    restore traditional hunting and fishing rights

    secure joint federal-provincial management of the fishery

    extend the current 200 mile limit of exclusive economic interest in the ocean to 350 miles under Article 76 of the Law of the Sea

    develop a plan to rebuild the cod stocks

    develop integrated transportation and tourism initiatives

    develop the Lower Churchill in keeping with section 92 and 92 A of the Constitution Act, 1867/1982

    promote federal political reforms to increase equity among the provinces and territories

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