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29 Nov
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Redmond Outlines Energy Policy Priorities

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, outlined energy policy priorities in an NDP federal – provincial roundtable conference call today. “It was a great discussion. And a wonderful opportunity to get some of the ...

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29 Nov
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MLAs Have to Move on Livable Income

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is urging MLAs of all stripes in the PEI Legislative Assembly to get started on the discussion about establishing a livable income through a Basic Income Guarantee for ...

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27 Nov
0

Tories Abandon Public Sector Workers on Pensions

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is disappointed that the Official Opposition is not fighting for the pensions of public sector workers in the Legislature. “It is very unfortunate that Tory MLAs are not ...

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27 Nov
0

NDP Leader Calls on Health Minister to Expand Scope

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond is calling on Minister Currie to expand the scope of practice of Island EMS to adopt an Ontario model of health care, the “Aging at Home” program. “We have an aging population, and it must ...

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27 Nov
0

NDP Promotes Higher Minimum Wage

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island and Joe Byrne, PEI Representative, Federal Council of the New Democratic Party of Canada, promoted a higher minimum wage for Island workers in it a meeting today with ...

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26 Nov
0

Liberal Policies to Blame for Population Loss

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, says that it is inaccurate for Innovation Minister Al Roach to blame population loss solely on federal EI reform and indicates that provincial Liberal policies are a big ...

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25 Nov
0

MLAs Should Speak to Salaries and Pensions

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is urging MLAs to begin debating their own salaries and pensions this week in the Legislative Assembly. “Earlier this year Islanders suddenly learned that MLAs had given themselves ...

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24 Nov
0

Many Unanswered Questions on Lobster Pasteurization

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward, is questioning what happened with Minister of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Ron MacKinley’s foray into the Irish-based lobster pasteurization process since the failed taste test in July 2012. ...

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24 Nov
0

No Freedom of Information Legislation Shameful

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is saying that it is shameful that the Legislative Assembly is not bringing forward legislation to include municipalities and post- secondary institutions in PEI’s Freedom of Information and ...

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24 Nov
0

NDP PEI Deplores Government Delay of Trustee Elections

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond has criticized the government’s decision to delay elections for the English Language School Board until “no later than May, 2016.” “When the Ghiz government decided to hand-pick its school trustees in 2012, they promised this ...

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