Day: July 19, 2022

The number of Islanders waiting for a family doctor has almost doubled since 2020

The number of Islanders on the waitlist for a family doctor continues to rise, and it’s been exacerbated in recent years by population growth, recruitment struggles and departing doctors. Three years ago, P.E.I.’s then-health minister James Aylward called the number of Islanders on the provincial patient registry “troubling”. Back when Aylward expressed concerns, there were nearly […]

More than 100 former inmates come forward for solitary confinement lawsuit

A correctional officer walks down a corridor inside Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in May 2017. (CBC) A lawsuit filed against the Newfoundland and Labrador government over the use of solitary confinement is gaining momentum with scores of people coming forward with stories from inside provincial correctional facilities. Lawyer Jim Locke, who works with the Mount Pearl-based firm […]

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