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MacLauchlan’s Rural Internet: Too Little, Too Late

Premier Wade MacLauchlan’s re-announcement of “High Speed” Internet in rural PEI is a service long overdue.  Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after the present government had paid Bell to have it delivered.  The latest pre-election promise to provide this vital service may for some be a ray of hope, but…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To fill or not to fill?

The Journal PioneerPublished: Feb 01 at 6 a.m.Updated: a day ago It is near the end of the month. I am pondering whether or not to fill up at the gas pump. IRAC will be giving the go ahead for changes in fuel prices by the end of the month. Will it go up or down or…

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Another Candidate: District 9

Congratulations! Gordon Gay wins the candidacy in District 9, Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park. Mr. Gay is a custodian at Charlottetown Rural School. He is past president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1775. Over the years he has been a volunteer coach for youth recreational soccer. Gordon has also been a volunteer at CHANCES,…

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New Democrats alive and well in 2018— really alive!

What a good year PEI’s New Democrats have had. • Things got moving with the fresh leadership of President Leah-Jane Hayward and regular meetings of an active Provincial Council • The excitement built through a healthy Leadership contest with three good candidates — Margaret Andrade, Susan McVittie and Joe Byrne — with well-attended debates in…

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