Month: November 2018

Island New Democrats have a Deputy Leader and a Spokesperson for Rural Affairs

By NDP PEI / November 21, 2018 / Comments Off on Island New Democrats have a Deputy Leader and a Spokesperson for Rural Affairs

Joe Byrne names Leah-Jane Hayward and Dr. Herb Dickieson    At a media conference this morning (November 21st), the Leader of Island New Democrats announced his appointment of Leah-Jane Hayward as Deputy Leader, and Dr. Herb Dickieson as adviser and spokesperson in the fields of Rural Affairs, Agriculture and Fisheries.    “Leah-Jane Hayward is an…

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What’s Needed This Session – Part 2

By Joe Byrne / November 19, 2018 / Comments Off on What’s Needed This Session – Part 2

Joe Byrne outlines NDP-PEI priorities as the Legislature meets   We noted that the NDP-PEI has two serious issues in mind for this fall sitting of the Legislature.  I spoke earlier about the truly awful potato-harvest situation.  Now we turn to another sad story — poverty and housing.   The MacLauchlan Liberals have attempted to…

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“$15 is Fair”

By NDP PEI / November 17, 2018 / Comments Off on “$15 is Fair”

   Saturday November 17th — a bright blue-sky morning, and NDP volunteers were tramping through the fresh snow for a good cause.  They were going door-to-door in District 12 (Charlottetown-Victoria Park), for two purposes:  – to glean residents’ opinions about the Minimum Wage; – to remind residents that Joe Byrne, the Leader of Island New…

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