Posts by NDP PEI

NDP PEI Supports Early Childhood Educators

Joe Byrne meets with Association reps    There have been two very different responses to the call for a wage increase for PEI’s French-language early childhood educators.  On January 18th Jordan Brown, the Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, said that the $7 increase requested by workers in French centres “would throw the system…

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Candidate in District 6

Congratulations to Lynne Thiele in District 6 on winning the candidacy!  Saying ‘yes’ to the leader Joe Byrne, Lynne offered to run in District 6, Stratford- Keppoch. “I must walk the walk if I talk the talk.” Lynne is a retired educator with a Masters in Educational Leadership. She currently lives in Stratford after moving…

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Another Candidate: District 9

Congratulations! Gordon Gay wins the candidacy in District 9, Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park. Mr. Gay is a custodian at Charlottetown Rural School. He is past president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1775. Over the years he has been a volunteer coach for youth recreational soccer. Gordon has also been a volunteer at CHANCES,…

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New Democrats alive and well in 2018— really alive!

What a good year PEI’s New Democrats have had. • Things got moving with the fresh leadership of President Leah-Jane Hayward and regular meetings of an active Provincial Council • The excitement built through a healthy Leadership contest with three good candidates — Margaret Andrade, Susan McVittie and Joe Byrne — with well-attended debates in…

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Nomination Meeting – District 26

New Democrats to choose candidate for Alberton-Bloomfield    Another NDP nomination is in the works, and it looks like there will be an excellent candidate.  People of District 26 will gather on Thursday evening January 10th at the Elmsdale Community Centre to choose the New Democratic candidate for the provincial riding.  Registration will begin at…

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