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31 Mar
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Time to Increase Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 31, 2014) – Tomorrow marks the two year anniversary of the last minimum wage increase for Island workers and because of the increasing cost of living it is time for it to go ...

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25 Mar
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Lack of Jobs Driving Islanders Away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 2, 2014) – Two recent Statistics Canada reports show that the very bad employment situation is forcing Islanders to move away, says Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward ...

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24 Mar
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NDP PEI Leader Says Ghiz Government “Out of Touch” with Modern Classrooms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 24, 2014) – NDP leader Mike Redmond says the Ghiz government is “out of touch” with the realities of life in modern Island classrooms. “When this government embarked two years ago on a ...

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20 Mar
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Statement on Dr. David McKenna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 20, 2014) – We are so saddened to hear of the sudden passing of well-known Island politician, Dr. David McKenna. He was a dedicated community volunteer and was devoted to his clients and ...

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20 Mar
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Stop Delaying Minimum Wage Increases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 20, 2014) – Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island, is calling on the provincial government to stop delaying action on the report of the Employment Standards Board ...

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14 Mar
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NDP Urges Caution on High Capacity Wells

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 14, 2014) – Mike Redmond, New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island leader, told the Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry today that it is imperative that the moratorium on deep-water ...

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11 Mar
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NDP Calls on Minister Currie to Hire Two Physiotherapists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 11, 2014) – Mike Redmond, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island is calling on Health Minister Doug Currie to hire two full-time physiotherapists for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The ...

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07 Mar
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Failed Policies Causing Higher Unemployment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 7, 2014) – Failed economic policies of the Ghiz government are causing higher unemployment on the Island, according to Mike Redmond, leader, New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island. “We know the HST ...

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05 Mar
0

New Democratic Women mark International Women’s Day, and announce Hilda Ramsay Fundraiser

Charlottetown, March 4, 2014 – On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the New Democratic Women of PEI are pleased to announce that author and journalist Linda McQuaig will be the guest speaker at their biennial Hilda Ramsay fundraising dinner, ...

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04 Mar
0

Pension Changes Easy on MLAs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Charlottetown, PE (March 4, 2014) – Premier Robert Ghiz fell short in his efforts to initiate change to MLA pensions similar to cuts made to public sector workers’ pensions last fall, according to Mike Redmond, Leader ...

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