King Must Order a Public Inquiry on Rural Emergency Health Care

The untimely death of a West Prince man in recent weeks, associated with a more than one hour wait for an Ambulance, and EMS life-saving expertise came as a shock to most Islanders, but sadly, not a surprise to rural residents.  The King government must immediately commission a public inquiry on Emergency Medical Services for…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Let’s Fasten Our Seat Belts!

The COVID-19 pandemic, with all its variants, has been the most prolonged and socially disruptive event for most of us in our lifetime.  With 30,000 plus Canadian lives gone, many jobs lost, businesses suffering or foreclosed, and family or social networks upended, our parents or grandparents could only equate, or supersede the pandemic’s impact by…

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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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