David Wilson Your Island New Democratic representative for District 18 - Rustico-Emerald
David received his Business Administration and Education degrees from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, and has taught in Nunavut, Nova Scotia, and on Prince Edward Island. He currently serves in his community as a high school substitute teacher. In the past, he has volunteered in minor hockey, Long-Term care, and palliative care and hospice. He currently lives in Freetown.
“I know how much people are worried about what’s coming next. I can’t believe how expensive things have gotten,” says Wilson. “Whether it’s gas, heating homes, food, or rent, something has to give. And that’s why I’m putting my name forward for the Island New Democrats. I want a better quality of life for everyone.”
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Fighting for you
Life is getting harder for everyday Islanders. Our health care system is on the brink – hospitals are understaffed and closing, and vital health services are at risk of being sold off to private companies. The cost of living is growing far more rapidly than families’ paycheques, leaving many worried about paying for gas, food and housing.
Things have gotten worse under Conservative and Liberal governments. Underfunding of our health care system has resulted in ER closures, hallway medicine, and unacceptable emergency and long-term care wait times. It’s not good enough for the government to stand by while Islanders are stressed about affording medical prescriptions and dental care.
People are tired of promising one thing during an election and doing the opposite after. It’s time to stop that.
If we want a future, we have to make different choices. Islanders deserve a better deal, and New Democrats are prepared to deliver it. Together, we can make practical changes that make life more affordable for everyone – no matter where you live.
New Democrats will fight for improved health care services and for us, cuts are not on the table. We’ll make sure that government works for all Islanders, making our province a more attractive place to live, work and raise a family.
When it comes to better jobs, protecting the environment and investing in strong public health care and education, New Democrats are fighting for you.