709 Watershed

10. A conversation with Derrick Bragg, Minister of Municipal Affairs & Environment, & MHA for Fogo Island-Cape Freels

May 29, 2020 Darren Sheppard Season 1 Episode 10
709 Watershed
10. A conversation with Derrick Bragg, Minister of Municipal Affairs & Environment, & MHA for Fogo Island-Cape Freels
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709 Watershed
10. A conversation with Derrick Bragg, Minister of Municipal Affairs & Environment, & MHA for Fogo Island-Cape Freels
May 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Darren Sheppard

Derrick joins host Darren Sheppard for the tenth episode of 709 Watershed. In this episode, Derrick speaks about his life working in the public service, first as the Town Manager/Clerk of the beautiful Town of Greenspond, then onto being the Member of the House of Assembly for our district, and now a provincial Cabinet Minister. He also discusses his family's involvement with COVID-19 (both his wife and daughter are nurses), and how it affects his department and his life as a politician. He touches on the affect that COVID-19 has on tourism within our district and the province. He explains the provincial ALERT system (that message that comes across your cellphone, television, and radio in an emergency) and the process of enacting it. And he speaks about some of the regulations that fall under the Environment department and his respect for the work IBEC and other Environmental Non-Government Organizations do everyday. We hope you enjoy the chat with Derrick!

Music by Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j8sO7-kbRc

Music by Ricky Valadez
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9Ov1XLAg1c

Show Notes

Derrick joins host Darren Sheppard for the tenth episode of 709 Watershed. In this episode, Derrick speaks about his life working in the public service, first as the Town Manager/Clerk of the beautiful Town of Greenspond, then onto being the Member of the House of Assembly for our district, and now a provincial Cabinet Minister. He also discusses his family's involvement with COVID-19 (both his wife and daughter are nurses), and how it affects his department and his life as a politician. He touches on the affect that COVID-19 has on tourism within our district and the province. He explains the provincial ALERT system (that message that comes across your cellphone, television, and radio in an emergency) and the process of enacting it. And he speaks about some of the regulations that fall under the Environment department and his respect for the work IBEC and other Environmental Non-Government Organizations do everyday. We hope you enjoy the chat with Derrick!

Music by Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j8sO7-kbRc

Music by Ricky Valadez
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9Ov1XLAg1c