NDP-PEI Calls for $15 Minimum Wage

17 October 2018 Minimum Wage: “Fifteen is Fair” NDP’s Byrne, Labour Leader, and Businessman join in call for increase    At a news conference today (17 October), Island New Democrat Leader Joe Byrne again called on the PEI Government to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, starting January 1st.    His position was…

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Meet Joe Byrne, NDP leader

Joe Byrne, leader of Island New Democrats will be in West Prince to meet supporters who want to make a difference. We welcome your input. Open to all. Refreshments served. Friday, October 12: 7pm – 8pm at St. Luke’s Hall, O’Leary Corner

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Kathleen Monk Rallies NDP PEI Women

Renowned political analyst and strategist Kathleen Monk was the speaker at the biennial Hilda Ramsay Dinner organized by NDP PEI women at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel in September. Monk drew from her experience as communications director for Jack Layton’s famous “Orange Wave” of Election 2011 that placed Canada’s New Democrats as Official Opposition with 103…

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Supply management can’t be compromised

Our system provides quality, profit and supply without the need for subsidies and emergency relief BY JOE BYRNE Thanks to the hard work of dairy farmers and our system of supply management, we have a safe supply of quality dairy products for Canadians produced locally, and employing many Islanders at the production, processing and retail…

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