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NDP Supports Petition and Consultation on ATVs on Public Roads

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlottetown November 27. Island New Democrats leader Joe Byrne is asking MLAs from all parties to listen to petitioners on the proposal to open up public roads to ATV use and begin a process of consulting residents. “Many Islanders have different way to enjoy the outdoors and ATV riders are one group…

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INCREASE WAGES FOR CHILDCARE WORKERS

The Guardian (Charlottetown) 28 Oct 2019 The King government recently announced the creation of a publicly funded, half-day preschool program for four-year-olds on P.E.I. As long as the funding is adequate, such a program will help thousands of Island families, especially those living on low and moderate incomes. Within 24 hours, the Green Party was…

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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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