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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Update from Inside the Rail. - PEIPC

Today concludes another productive week in the Legislative Assembly.

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FOOD WASTE PRIVATE MEMBERS BILL TABLED - PEIPC

CHARLOTTETOWN— Reducing food waste on Canada’s Food Island is the intent behind a new private member’s bill being proposed by Georgetown-St. Peter’s MLA Steven Myers.  

 

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COMPTON REQUESTS HEARING ON SMALL BUSINESS TAX CHANGES - PEIPC

BELFAST -  Belfast-Murray River MLA and Opposition Finance Critic Darlene Compton wants a Legislative Standing Committee to hear from Island business and professional groups about proposed federal changes to how small businesses are taxed.

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MACLAUCHLAN MISLEADING ISLANDERS ON MISSING AND DELETED EGAMING EMAILS: FOX

Borden-Carleton  – Opposition Leader Jamie Fox can’t understand why Premier Wade MacLauchlan continues trying to mislead Islanders about missing and deleted emails from his government’s eGaming scandal.

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