It’s time for Dennis King to step up

There is no question that we are in the 4th wave of this pandemic; and while we don’t have the numbers that Alberta and Ontario are reporting, it is definitely having a significant impact here in the Maritimes. New Brunswick is now over 400 active cases. On Prince Edward Island, where things have been relatively…

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International Women’s Day Event

Happy International Women’s Day The theme for 2021 International Women’s Day on March 8 is Choose to Challenge. Whether it is writing letters to the editor about the need for affordable housing, signing petitions for better access to healthcare and mental health resources, or donating to a women’s shelter – thank you for standing with…

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Tax payment a hardship for Islanders

I saw the news in December that described how the province was demanding late property tax payments be paid in full by Dec. 31 or face an interest rate penalty of 18 per cent. This is an astoundingly tone-deaf and outstandingly insensitive reaction to a completely unusual situation, which is of course, the international pandemic. Being a…

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