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Posts by Joe Byrne

‘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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Affordable Housing Crisis Solutions

Previous Island Governments have not invested enough in building, acquiring, owning and managing housing across the market. This has left housing to the private sector to operate without sufficient checks and balances. There has not been an adequate review of the Rental of Residential Properties Act to balance the rights of owners and tenants. This…

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Statement of Condolence from NDP PEI Leader, Joe Byrne

This morning we woke to the tragic news that Josh Underhay, Green Party candidate in District 9, passed away with his oldest son. My wife Rosa and I are thinking of his family and loved ones during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them. Josh was committed to working for positive change…

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NDP PEI leader Joe Byrne announces Green New Deal

Joe Byrne’s Green New Deal will bring 9700 jobs for Islanders. NDP PEI Leader Joe Byrne announced a Green New Deal, adding 9700 jobs to the PEI economy over 5 years. “It is no longer a question about if we believe there is a Climate Crisis, it is whether we are ready to take action…

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