On this week's edition of On Point, host Peter Cowan gets a behind the scenes look at the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly.

Ross Wiseman, house speaker, brought Cowan on a tour of the inner workings of the House.

Wiseman shared some interesting history about why the House of Assembly is set up the way it is - for reasons you may be surprised to hear.

Check out this episode of On Point for a unique look at government's innerworkings.