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Cost of Living
Letter to Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance
MacDonald Requests Interest Rate Reduction – “People Before Profits”
Large interest charges on overdue property tax bills should be reduced immediately, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath MacDonald. “Many...
Dec 10, 2020
Interest Rates on Late Property Taxes Are Too High
As 2020 comes to a close, many Islanders are worried about upcoming property tax bills, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath MacDonald. “As...
Apr 1, 2020
Stark Social and Economic Differences are Beginning to Appear
As the impact of COVID-19 begins to sink in, stark social and economic differences are beginning to appear. This is especially true of...
Feb 20, 2020
Time for Government to Explain Implications of Transportation Disruptions
As public concern mounts about the potential impacts of rail blockades across Canada, it is vital for the Prince Edward Island government...
Feb 19, 2020
Conservatives Add to Island Cost of Living Challenges
Conservative decisions are beginning to have a measurable impact on the Island’s cost of living, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath...
Feb 13, 2020
Now that the federal election is mercifully over, the first file Ottawa and the provincial government should begin to address is pharmacare.
Jan 23, 2020
Free School Lunch Program for All Island Children
From an educational perspective, it is well-known and understood that children learn better when they are eating properly.
Jan 14, 2020
Liberals Win Committee Support for Free Lunch Program
"This is an opportunity to end lunch shaming and stigma.” Access to healthy meals for all Island children has to be an essential priority...
Dec 3, 2019
Islanders Could Soon Be Paying More for Island Waste Management Services
Islanders could soon be hit with additional costs after an application by the Island Waste Management Corporation for rate increases,...
Sep 30, 2019
Government Has No Reason to Delay School Lunch Program: Nutrition Plays Major Role in Healthy Child
Healthy and well-educated children have to be fundamental priorities for government, says Liberal Education Critic Robert Mitchell. “I...
Sep 14, 2019
Leadership is Lacking in Storm Response
West Prince appears to have been forgotten by PEI government in the recovery from Hurricane Dorian, says Liberal MLA Hal Perry. "Has...