NDP PEI Leader Blog

New Years Day and World Day of Peace

A fresh start Every year people make New Year Resolutions, and some of us sing Auld Lang Syne, attend the Levees, and perhaps do things we regret later. What ever culture we inhabit, this is a time for renewal, for making new commitments to do things better, and to recommit to friendships and loyalties, and…

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Building a Better Future for Islanders

Dear friends, I write to you in support of Joe Byrne and the Island New Democrats, and appeal to you to make an end of the year contribution to put Joe and other great New Democrat candidates in the Island Legislature. Joe has had a very busy year working hard for Islanders, and for the…

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Good Christmastime Wishes

In a multi-cultural society, the Christmas season means a great many things to different people. Traditionally it is a celebration of the birth of the Christian Saviour, while in so many societies in the northern hemisphere, it has been based on marking the winter solstice with various celebrations. Such events can bring different cultures living…

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Housing: Back to the Future

The NDP vision for Affordable Housing    You know what’s good about the housing crisis?  We’ve all woken up to the fact that we have one.  Even the banks: an RBC report this September declared that Canadian housing affordability was at its worst level in nearly 30 years.  All of us are concerned now, and…

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A Good Choice

   Gerard Mitchell is a good choice as PEI’s Referendum Commissioner.  The respected former Justice is very capable and has shown through the years his genuine commitment to the public interest and to making Island society better for all citizens.    The perception that Justice Mitchell was favoured early-on by Premier MacLauchlan should not tarnish…

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