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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King Must Order a Public Inquiry on Rural Emergency Health Care

The untimely death of a West Prince man in recent weeks, associated with a more than one hour wait for an Ambulance, and EMS life-saving expertise came as a shock to most Islanders, but sadly, not a surprise to rural residents.  The King government must immediately commission a public inquiry on Emergency Medical Services for…

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