Many forgotten by government
It would be a rare moment in history if this note made any difference to any of the three governments in P.E.I. However, I am writing on behalf of people who will never have the opportunity to enhance their own lives through perks, pensions and big cheques that seem to be available only to those elected.
Students need more teachers, teacher’s aides, counsellors and more psychologists to do proper testing. Student with learning disabilities are frustrated by the system and quit school.
Parents are asked to pay for school projects that should come from the tax dollar.
Patients get one thing checked in the doctor’s office and need 10 appointments for the other 10. Patients wait 4-8 hours in the QEH Emergency Department and are never seen by a doctor. Patients are discouraged that five more doctors have retired or moved and the waits will be longer. Many more mentally ill patients are on the streets or die by suicide. We need a Falcon Wood Farm again.
Residents of Canada often work 50 years, pay taxes but may never own a house, a new car or
vacation in Florida while millionaires with off-shore accounts never pay taxes.
Residents of lower to mid-class have absolutely no understanding of this so called democratic system because so many are forgotten in many government decisions. Flora J. Thompson, Charlottetown