Friday June 5 was exhilarating; being part of the Black Lives Matter protest, joining with thousands of Islanders to listen to the experience of racism and commit to acting to eliminate racism in our community. Islanders can be grateful to the Black Cultural Society who organized the biggest protest ever held on PEI. The message…

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The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the capacity of our health-care system to respond. The pandemic has brought into full view the inequality and weaknesses on our economic system. Our economic system is based on consumption and our ability to consume (or pay for what we have already consumed). Regrettably a high percentage of people do not…

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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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The entire country is glued to the news waiting for the latest developments on what will happen with the blockades, the pipeline, the police, and the economy. Many Canadians do not recognize Canada as a colonial power. The majority do not have the experience of residential schools or the 60s Scoop, let alone the historical…

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