Wednesday's editorial page cartoon
It’s a simple fact of the Atlantic provinces: people move for work, or else their children move for work, and people filter away; to be closer to their grandkids, or to find better weather or greater opportunity.
The headline splashed across the front page of the Summerside Journal-Pioneer in P.E.I. last Saturday expressed the community’s frustrations with the recent surge in graffiti.
“Take off, TeKOE,” it said.
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – It was no surprise when James Aylward announced he’d be seeking the leadership role in the Progressive Conservative party.
Several hundreds of private health clinics and patients reveal that extra user-fees amounting to hundreds or thousands of dollars are threatening access to health care and hurting patients. Canada’s governments are doing nothing to stop it.
Further to my article on introducing pharmacare into the Canadian medicare system (Journal Pioneer - June 7, 2017), readers may be interested to learn that the state of California has just proposed its own comprehensive "single-payer" state medicare program to replace Obamacare which is being gutted and eliminated by the Trump administration.