Fact: Sandy Collins is the member of the House of Assembly for Terra Nova.
Fact: Collins is a provincial Conservative.
Fact: Sandy Collins supports Muskrat Falls.
Fact: Collins was executive assistant to Paul Oram, a cabinet minister who had some problems with facts relating to the province’s recent history
Fact: Collins is the parliamentary secretary to the health minister.
Fact: Sandy Collins is a teacher. Here’s a snip from his official bio:
In 2001, he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Political Science and History. He then accepted a one-year teaching position in South Korea. As a result of that experience, he returned to university and in 2003 received a Bachelor of Education and completed his four-month teaching internship at Holy Cross School in Eastport. In October of 2003, he accepted his second contract in South Korea.
Fact: Collins tweeted this comment on Thursday after Tom Osborne announced he was quitting the Conservative caucus to sit as an independent:
Fact: What Collins tweeted and described as a fact is not a fact at all.
Fact: Collins’ tweet is grammatically incorrect.
Fact: Collins is not the weakest member of the Conservative caucus but he is in a tight race for the title.
Fact: The future of your beloved province is in this guy’s hands.