Minister invites public response to Gas Pricing Report
Ernie McLean, Minister of Government Services and Lands, said today that government is inviting public response to a recent report on gasoline prices entitled: Gasoline Prices and the Public Interest - The Consumer Advocate's Report on Gasoline Prices in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The report was written by Dennis Browne QC, a St. John's lawyer appointed to investigate variations in the retail prices of gasoline in different parts of the province.
Persons who would like to obtain a copy of the report and those wishing to respond to it may contact the Department of Government Services and Lands either by mail, phone or e-mail.
Persons wishing to respond in writing should submit their comments to Carol Furlong, Supervisor, Trade Practices, Second Floor, West Block, Confederation Building, AIB 4J6.
The toll-free number to request a copy of the report or to leave comments is 1-888-519-4999.
The report is also available on government's Internet site at / under Publications. At the site, Internet browsers can view the report, download the report, view related news releases, and leave e-mail comments.
The deadline for receipt of public comment is February 14, 1998.
Contact: Rick Callahan, (709) 729-4860.