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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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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Jason Alward, President of the Island New Democrats, has announced the launching of a Leadership Search Committee to oversee the process of filling the position available since Joe Byrne stepped down in September. “We are very thankful for the contributions made by our retired leader Joe Bryne, and now we have initiated the process to…

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