NDP PEI Supports Early Childhood Educators

Joe Byrne meets with Association reps    There have been two very different responses to the call for a wage increase for PEI’s French-language early childhood educators.  On January 18th Jordan Brown, the Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, said that the $7 increase requested by workers in French centres “would throw the system…

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Candidate in District 6

Congratulations to Lynne Thiele in District 6 on winning the candidacy!  Saying ‘yes’ to the leader Joe Byrne, Lynne offered to run in District 6, Stratford- Keppoch. “I must walk the walk if I talk the talk.” Lynne is a retired educator with a Masters in Educational Leadership. She currently lives in Stratford after moving…

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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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New Years Day and World Day of Peace

A fresh start Every year people make New Year Resolutions, and some of us sing Auld Lang Syne, attend the Levees, and perhaps do things we regret later. What ever culture we inhabit, this is a time for renewal, for making new commitments to do things better, and to recommit to friendships and loyalties, and…

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