Opposition Budget and Community Consultation sessions hearing great feedback from Islanders: Aylward

Budget and Community Consultation sessions being held over the last week across Prince Edward Island are generating great feedback from Islanders about their fiscal and policy priorities, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Aylward supports teachers in call for more classroom resources

Opposition Leader James Aylward is renewing his caucus' call for more instructional staff and resources to better support young Island learners, following up government’s announcement to review standardized testing in public schools.

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Government should honour the vote on amalgamation: Aylward

Government should respect the wishes of Islanders living in the proposed Three Rivers area and honour their vote against proceeding with amalgamation, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Home care needs support of front-line staff to succeed: Aylward - PEIPC

Stratford – Improving home care services is an important goal and recently announced funding for home care raises questions about what the future of that service could look like because frontline staff weren’t fully engaged, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Youth deserve to be heard in decision making: Aylward - PEIPC

Progressive Conservative Leader James Aylward today released a discussion paper to provoke dialogue on improving programs and services for Island youth. 

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PEI should lead the way in democratic engagement: Aylward - PEIPC

New technology could revolutionize democratic accessibility, engagement and participation and should be looked at being incorporated into future democratic exercises such as elections and plebiscites, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Government should proclaim PTSD legislation for workers: Fox - PEIPC

Legislation that was passed this fall to provide support through the Workers Compensation Board for workers suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) should be proclaimed by government so those in need can access support, says Borden-Kinkora MLA and Opposition Justice and Public Safety Critic Jamie Fox.

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Urgent mental health needs require more resources: Aylward - PEIPC

Proceeds generated by cannabis legalization should be specifically earmarked to support important public services like mental health, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Grandparents clawback needs swift resolution: Aylward - PEIPC

Confusion over tax implications of financial support for grandparents serving as primary caregivers needs to be swiftly resolved by the provincial government, says Opposition Leader James Aylward.

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Commitment to Island students should be fulfilled: Opposition - PEIPC

Island Students who completed volunteer hours to help finance their post-secondary education through the Community Service Bursary aren’t receiving what they were promised and that promise should be fulfilled, says PEI’s Official Opposition.

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