Prince Edward Island

March 26, 2007
http://www.peicod.pe.ca - PEI Council of People with Disabilities speaks out on issues such as housing, education, employment, transportation, human rights and access to support services, for people...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Prince Edward Island
March 22, 2007
P.E.I Senior Citizens' Federation is disappointed that the federal budget will do nothing for the 52 per cent of Island seniors who live below the poverty line. Read more in the CBC article, "P.E.I....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Seniors and Elders, Prince Edward Island
March 8, 2007
Alert PEI, an anti-poverty coalition is asking the government to increase welfare to at least the poverty line. In some cases this is an increase of almost 100%. A single employable person receives $...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, Prince Edward Island
January 8, 2006
More people are having to use PEI's food bank for people with HIV and AIDS. It is argued that this is a response to the increased cost of fuel which has forced many people on social assistance to...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Utilities, Prince Edward Island
June 29, 2005
Prince Edward Island's government is resisting a move by the opposition to provide legal aid funding for Workers Compensation claims. The opposition is stating that it is unfair to make Workers...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, Workers' Rights, Prince Edward Island
April 28, 2003
PEI's new Provincial Budget has increased spending in welfare benefits and disability benefits. This is the link to PEI's budget document - page 6 tells of the increases.
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Welfare, Prince Edward Island
April 23, 2003
In Charlottetown, PEI, an anti-poverty group says the recent provincial budget was a huge disappointment. Social assistance cheques will increase by three per cent but Ken Bingham, spokesperson for...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, Prince Edward Island
May 17, 2002
PEI's new Provincial Budget has increased spending in welfare benefits and disability benefits. PEI's budget document (in PDF) is available - page 6 tells of the increases.
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Prince Edward Island
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