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’Leary-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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 Premium contentContributed Published: 5 hours agoFacebookTwitterMore Premier Dennis King and his government have a great opportunity to take a fresh look at the past MacLauchlan government’s plan to provide the long overdue “High Speed” Internet to rural P.E.I. Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after government had shelled out millions to Bell for…

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With 40 of the Island’s physician complement over the age of 65 years, and 12,000 registered Islanders with no family doctor, not to mention many more who have given up, the MacLauchlan has yet again failed rural PEI.  The MacLauchlan Plan for Rural Health Care offers no assurance of ER services for maintaining ER and…

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Premier Wade MacLauchlan’s re-announcement of “High Speed” Internet in rural PEI is a service long overdue.  Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after the present government had paid Bell to have it delivered.  The latest pre-election promise to provide this vital service may for some be a ray of hope, but…

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Islanders deserve quality and affordable fibreoptic internet The Guardian (Charlottetown)19 Jan 2019 BY HERB DICKIESON GUEST OPINION Dr. Herb Dickieson is the Rural Affairs Critic for the Island New Democrats Times have changed in Prince Edward Island. At one time electricity and indoor plumbing were rare and unavailable throughout our province. Former four-term premier Alex…

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