King Must Grandfather Island Immigrants Under New Policy: Michelle Neill

For Immediate Release May 10,2024 Oyster Bed:) In February, the King government introduced changes to its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) immigration policy, reducing nominees for Permanent Residency (PR) by 25%, and giving priority to health care and construction workers.  While a priority status to health care and construction industries is certainly understandable, shutting out up…

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King’s continuing disconnect

“Can you hear me? How about now? I’ll try restarting…” This conversation has unfortunately become a new normal for many Islanders over the last 8 months. Little did we know that we would be communicating with each other through pixels and wireless signals. The above dialogue and confusion could have been easily avoided before the…

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Organize the New Normal

We are living through uncertain times. When people use that phrase these days, you might think they are referring to the current pandemic environment . While COVID-19 does amplify it, the uncertainty I speak of is one of precariousness. Specifically of labour rights. COVID-19 has exposed many of these cracks. It’s laid bare the false…

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