Month: May 2020

Senior Care Overlooked in Emergency Session

By Joe Byrne / May 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Senior Care Overlooked in Emergency Session

COVID-19 has exposed the Achilles heel of our National health system – the vulnerability of seniors and workers in long-term care residences. Neither the King government nor Opposition members have raised the critical issue of Senior Care in nursing homes during the first week of the emergency sitting of the legislature. This needs to change.…

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Bridge to Nowhere

By NDP PEI / May 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Bridge to Nowhere

Stop PEI Government Abuse of Federal Disaster Funds Guest contributor : Sharon Labchuk The Prince Edward Island Department of Transportation plans to take half a million dollars from the federal government to rebuild an old obsolete rural bridge damaged by Tropical Storm Dorian last fall. There is no reason whatsoever to rebuild the bridge except…

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Organize the New Normal

By Jason Alward / May 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Organize the New Normal

We are living through uncertain times. When people use that phrase these days, you might think they are referring to the current pandemic environment . While COVID-19 does amplify it, the uncertainty I speak of is one of precariousness. Specifically of labour rights. COVID-19 has exposed many of these cracks. It’s laid bare the false…

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