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30 Dec
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Premier Ghiz should learn from HST mistake

Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is hoping that after making the mistake of imposing the HST, higher small business taxes, and a huge number of fee increases for government services on Islanders this ...

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19 Dec
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Do Not Sneak Through Deep Water Well Changes

Mike Redmond is reacting to media reports that the Ghiz government is getting ready to lift the moratorium on deep water wells in the province. “Suddenly Agriculture Minister George Webster appears on the television news talking about lifting the moratorium on ...

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09 Dec
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NDP PEI: Is Our Mental Health Care Sick?

NDP Leader Mike Redmond has been overwhelmed with calls for a review of our Mental Health Care System on PEI. “We hear from families, health care workers, psychologists, and people who are dealing with mental health issues everyday”, explained Redmond. “The ...

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04 Dec
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Redmond Enthusiastic about Federal NDP Energy Policies

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond is very enthusiastic about federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair’s announcement today of a comprehensive NDP energy vision, based on partnership, sustainability, and long-term prosperity. “Everything in the NDP energy platform is good for the economy ...

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04 Dec
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MLAs Should Vote Down Raise

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond is making it completely clear that MLAs do not deserve a raise as recommended in the recent report of the Indemnities and Allowances Commission. “They just gave themselves a 3% raise seven months ago. They ...

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03 Dec
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Government Fumbling Food Costing Exercise

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond says that Community Services Minister Valerie Docherty is fumbling the food costing exercise for social assistance recipients by copying data from the Nova Scotia government. “This morning’s media reports that the PEI government is looking to ...

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03 Dec
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NDP Alarmed by Poor Student Performance

NDP PEI Leader Mike Redmond is alarmed at the poor results for PEI students in the 2013 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Canada performed well overall with PEI being the only exception. “These poor results prove we need to ...

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03 Dec
0

NDP PEI Leader Calls for Smaller Class Size in Island Schools

NDP leader Mike Redmond is calling for smaller class sizes. “Simply ask a teacher, a parent or a student,” says Redmond “I’m very disappointed that the Speech from the Throne made no mention of addressing the issue of class sizes ...

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