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Posts by Joe Byrne

Byrne Calls for Action on Missing E-Gaming Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlottetown November 28.. The Leader of the PEI New Democratic Party wants to know what the King Government is doing about the two years of Brad Mix’s e-gaming records that mysteriously went missing. Brad Mix is the Senior Director of Business Attraction with Innovation PEI and has held that position for over…

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NDP Supports Petition and Consultation on ATVs on Public Roads

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlottetown November 27. Island New Democrats leader Joe Byrne is asking MLAs from all parties to listen to petitioners on the proposal to open up public roads to ATV use and begin a process of consulting residents. “Many Islanders have different way to enjoy the outdoors and ATV riders are one group…

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‘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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