Finally, an Ombudsperson for Islanders, we hope.

The Ombudsperson Act was first introduced to the Prince Edward Island Legislature on December 15, 1998, by the then Leader of the Third Party (Island New Democrats), and voted down by the majority Binns government on May 25, 1999.  Although the bill acquired support from the Liberal Official Opposition of the day, they failed to…

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Opposition Housing Outrage is Perplexing

On December 8, the outrage in the legislature by the official opposition over the missing $9 million unspent dollars on social housing made for some great theatre and political hay. During that sitting, the opposition protested the King government for failing to spend $9.4 million of last year’s allocation towards social housing, in exchange for…

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Senior Care Overlooked in Emergency Session

COVID-19 has exposed the Achilles heel of our National health system – the vulnerability of seniors and workers in long-term care residences. Neither the King government nor Opposition members have raised the critical issue of Senior Care in nursing homes during the first week of the emergency sitting of the legislature. This needs to change.…

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