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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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‘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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MacLauchlan Rural Health Plan Weak

With 40 of the Island’s physician complement over the age of 65 years, and 12,000 registered Islanders with no family doctor, not to mention many more who have given up, the MacLauchlan has yet again failed rural PEI.  The MacLauchlan Plan for Rural Health Care offers no assurance of ER services for maintaining ER and…

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Byrne Calls for Action on Missing E-Gaming Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlottetown November 28.. The Leader of the PEI New Democratic Party wants to know what the King Government is doing about the two years of Brad Mix’s e-gaming records that mysteriously went missing. Brad Mix is the Senior Director of Business Attraction with Innovation PEI and has held that position for over…

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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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Hilda Ramsay Student Award

The NDP PEI Women’s Committee is proud to announce the newly formed Hilda Ramsay award – $500 will be granted to a female identified student who is pursuing study at UPEI or Holland College.  “We recognize the debt load that students carry and wanted to help in some way,” says Susan MacVittie, Chair, NDP PEI Women’s Committee.“We know that women struggle more to pay back student…

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