NS NDP

July 28th, 2020

Burrill: Liberals continue to fail Nova Scotians with lack of leadership in response to mass shooting

HALIFAX -- NDP leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in response to Justice Minister Mark Furey’s statement today regarding a public inquiry into the mass shooting of April 18-19:

“For the past three months, the Liberal government has failed to take action on the need for a public inquiry into the mass shooting of April 18-19. To say today, only after a major public outcry, that they are willing to support a public inquiry if the federal government agrees to it, is a further abdication of the leadership that is needed.
The Liberal government's continued resistance to the public inquiry that has been called for by legal experts, organizations addressing domestic violence, the public, and the families of those whose lives were lost, is both perplexing and disappointing. It is within the power of the provincial government to call a public inquiry; they should do so without delay."

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