The decision by the Federal Environment Minister, Jonathan Wilkinson, to have no federal assessment for the Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility and placing it in the hands of the Nova Scotia’s environmental assessment authority, leaves people who stand for “No Pipe in the Strait” without much hope.  Joe Byrne, Leader of the NDP, said,…

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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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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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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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As president of the Island New Democrats, I am compelled to respond to the inaccurate and out of date Guardian editorial ‘Going Green’ published Friday, Sept. 6.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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