Exactly when that tradition ended is moot. For certain the current Minister, Derrick Dalley, leaves no doubt he is not one of them.
As the Province increasingly finds itself beyond the tipping point of the $7.7 billion Muskrat Falls project, it should not have to worry that the talent of the Government is so depleted that it was forced to promote one as light as he. That is not to suggest either Marshall or Kennedy ever were in the ranks of the heavy hitters. But Dalley is not even in their league.
Telegram Reporter James McLeod's news articles confirm ‘there is no one home’ in the Department of Natural Resources.