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Miscouche Consolidated - In the Legislature

Posted by Bill van Asperen

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A campaign by some Miscouche Consolidated parents to have their school principal replaced spilled into the provincial legislature yesterday, We hear some of the exchange between Education Critic James Aylward and Education Minister Alan McIsaac

We also hear some concerns from parent Leon Perry, and we have response from the School Board Superintendent Cynthia Fleet.  Kerry Campbell joined us in the studio.
 
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Kerry In the House - April 14, 2014

Posted by Bill van Asperen

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Our Legislative Reporter Kerry Campbell looks at what went on over the past week at Province House... from George Webster's forty dollar movies, Valerie Docherty's sixteen dollar hotel upgrades, to HST and gas prices. Kerry also identified a recent issue they weren't talking about -- abortion. And he has the clip of the week.

"Kerry in the House" runs every Monday through the spring sitting of the PEI legislature.

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Province House make-over for 2014 celebrations

Posted by Bill van Asperen

ProvinceHouseRenovations.jpgThe historic Province House is getting a make-over for the 2014 celebrations, at a cost of 2 million dollars. This week the work begins, restoring the exterior sandstone, repairing the foundation, and repairing the roof. Work will be complete by the end of the year. Stephanie van Kampen toured the building with Greg Shaw, project manager with Parks Canada.

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