Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day falls on a particularly trying time, and one that highlights the work that still needs to be done. Currently, migrant workers and refugees are in a precarious situation, with limited access to healthcare. Black and Indigenous communities are already disproportionately and economically…

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As Islanders face the threat of COVID-19, our usual way of interacting with each other and doing business has drastically changed. Our trusted health authorities wisely advise us to avoid unnecessary contact and adhere to appropriate social distance. Although our natural instinct is to be close to our friends and neighbours, under these circumstances the…

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Please note. This event took place on February 25, 2020, before calls of self-distancing were in place. On behalf of Mark Woermke, President of District 25, O‚ÄôLeary-Inverness New Democrats, I wanted to thank all those who expressed interest, contributed, attended and participated in our annual general meeting (AGM) at the Ellerslie Legion on Saturday afternoon,…

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Last year Islanders voted for a change in government. After 12 years of Ghiz and MacLachlan rule we were ready for something different. As the one year anniversary approaches we can see some things are different and yet some  remain  very much the same.  Many appreciate the change in tone. We never really warmed to the…

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March 8 is the day we celebrate the strength, wisdom and courage of women in our families, our communities, and across the world. New Democrats join with billions of people to recognize and honour the efforts and commitment of women in making our world a better place.  We also recognize the challenges that are still…

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