Long-Term Care Panel Fine, but Action Is Needed Now: Neill

The announcement of a Panel to review performance of long-term care homes during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC News (June 10, 2022) is welcome, but long overdue. It may pave the way for desperately needed improvements for elder care on Prince Edward Island, but should not be used to kick the can down the road on…

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King Urged to Form a Provincial Ambulance Agency: Neill

Michelle Neill, Leader of the Island New Democrats, met with Premier Dennis King Thursday, May 19, to discuss her party’s priorities and concerns of Islanders. Ms. Neill proposed the establishment of a Provincial Ambulance Agency to address the life threatening issue of unacceptable wait times, particularly in rural areas.  Islanders have high regard for paramedics,…

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We Must Support Success of Island Business Women

It was disappointing to hear this week that Jana Hemphill felt compelled to withdraw her application for an ACOA, federally administered, business grant due to misplaced insinuations that her husband, Premier Dennis King, had any connection with it. Ms. Hemphill is a talented Island woman with a successful career earlier as a journalist, and now…

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