Month: October 2019

Increase wages for childcare workers

By NDP PEI / October 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Increase wages for childcare workers

The Guardian (Charlottetown) 28 Oct 2019 The King government recently announced the creation of a publicly funded, half-day preschool program for four-year-olds on P.E.I. As long as the funding is adequate, such a program will help thousands of Island families, especially those living on low and moderate incomes. Within 24 hours, the Green Party was…

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‘Vote for Something We Believe In’

By Joe Byrne / October 15, 2019 / Comments Off on ‘Vote for Something We Believe In’

October 15, 2019 Dear Residents of Charlottetown,  Near the beginning of the campaign somebody was sharing their view on climate change and they used the word ‘catastrophe’. I measured my reaction to the comment and realized that the images running through my mind were of my time working in Dominican Republic in the early 1990’s.…

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Hilda Ramsay Student Award

By NDP PEI / October 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Hilda Ramsay Student Award

The NDP PEI Women’s Committee is proud to announce the newly formed Hilda Ramsay award – $500 will be granted to a female identified student who is pursuing study at UPEI or Holland College.  “We recognize the debt load that students carry and wanted to help in some way,” says Susan MacVittie, Chair, NDP PEI Women’s Committee.“We know that women struggle more to pay back student…

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