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INCREASE WAGES FOR CHILDCARE WORKERS

The Guardian (Charlottetown) 28 Oct 2019 The King government recently announced the creation of a publicly funded, half-day preschool program for four-year-olds on P.E.I. As long as the funding is adequate, such a program will help thousands of Island families, especially those living on low and moderate incomes. Within 24 hours, the Green Party was…

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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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Support our Federal Candidates

Please support our 4 hard-working candidates running for the NDP in our Federal PEI ridings; Sharon Dunn in Egmont, Craig Nash-Malpeque, Joe Byrne-Charlottetown, and Lynne Thiele-Cardigan.Check out all the info and links on their web-pages by searching “Prince Edward Island” at https://www.ndp.ca/candidates, and please support them by volunteering, with donations, and social media ‘likes’ and ‘shares’….Also Vote Early…

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LETTER: NDP defections reports inaccurate

As president of the Island New Democrats, I am compelled to respond to the inaccurate and out of date Guardian editorial ‘Going Green’ published Friday, Sept. 6. Over the past few days, other respected news outlets have published a more accurate and balanced account of political pronouncements and activities that recently occurred in New Brunswick.…

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NO MIDWIFE USER FEES

The Guardian (Charlottetown)9 Jul 2019 I am very happy to hear that midwives will be licensed to practice on P.E.I. in the near future. Congratulations to all who advocated for this and to the government for moving forward with this safe and personal health care to expectant mothers. It was alarming to hear Mr. Aylward…

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