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‘Vote for Something We Believe In’

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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NDP will implement a Basic Income Guarantee

Sept 20, 2019 – NDP will implement a Basic Income Guarantee – New Democrats are calling for a basic income project to benefit Island residents. “We want to ensure that all Islanders can participate in their community,” said Lynne Thiele NDP Candidate for Cardigan. “Having a basic income program is a priority for our campaign.” New Democrats have…

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Alison Coffin, Leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party, coming to Charlottetown

Alison Coffin, Leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party, will be guest speaker at the NDP PEI dinner on November 15th at Rodd Charlottetown. Alison was elected as the Member of the House of Assembly for St. John’s East – Quidi Vidi in May 2019.  Alison is an economist dedicated to advancing responsible public policy and excellence…

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LETTER: NDP defections reports inaccurate

As president of the Island New Democrats, I am compelled to respond to the inaccurate and out of date Guardian editorial ‘Going Green’ published Friday, Sept. 6.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

Previous Island Governments have not invested enough in building, acquiring, owning and managing housing across the market. This has left housing to the private sector to operate without sufficient checks and balances. There has not been an adequate review of the Rental of Residential Properties Act to balance the rights of owners and tenants. This…

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