Opposition Leader Roger Grimes is calling upon Premier Danny Williams to
release the fixed link study that government has had in their possession
since last fall. Government has been stalling on releasing this document,
despite continually stating they will be an open and transparent
"Both the provincial and federal governments invested in
excess of $350,000 to have this study completed," said Mr. Grimes. "Itís
been over a year since the study was initiated, months since the government
received the report, yet the Premier still refuses to release the findings
to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
"The Premier promised in his election Blue Book that his government would
release every government commissioned report within 30 days of receipt. We
are well past that period of time and in the spirit of openness and
transparency, I call upon Premier Williams to release the results of this
"The people of the Northern Peninsula have waited anxiously for this
study for over a year. The results are in, the analysis has been completed,
why is government not willing to release this report?"