We’ve had a tough year in 2020, but thanks to sound advice from Dr. Heather Morrison, Chief Health Officer, as well as the co-operation and mutual support of Islanders, we have avoided the tragic health outcomes others have suffered.  Nevertheless, whole industries have been compromised due to the COVID-19 Pandemic causing underemployment and job loss…

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I saw the news in December that described how the province was demanding late property tax payments be paid in full by Dec. 31 or face an interest rate penalty of 18 per cent. This is an astoundingly tone-deaf and outstandingly insensitive reaction to a completely unusual situation, which is of course, the international pandemic. Being a…

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Jason Alward, President of the Island New Democrats, has announced the launching of a Leadership Search Committee to oversee the process of filling the position available since Joe Byrne stepped down in September. “We are very thankful for the contributions made by our retired leader Joe Bryne, and now we have initiated the process to…

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