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ALBERTON, P.E.I. — Alberton-Bloomfield MLA Ernie Hudson is searching for re-election for District 26 within the upcoming provincial election.
Hudson was first elected in 2019 and at present serves as minister of well being and wellness and vice-chair of the cupboard committee of coverage and priorities.
He has beforehand served as minister of social growth and housing.
“I’m pleased with the management that Premier Dennis King has proven during the last 4 years, and I’m proud to place my title ahead to characterize the individuals of Alberton-Bloomfield in a brand new Dennis King PC authorities,” stated Hudson. “As a authorities, we’re tackling long-standing challenges that previous governments averted coping with in well being care and housing.”
He touted achievements throughout his tenure in authorities, together with creating the Pharmacy Plus program to enhance entry to care, rising the variety of medicine lined by the provincial prescription drug applications, protection of the shingles vaccine for Island seniors and constructing the brand new Well being Centre.
He additionally famous the doubling of funding for seniors’ dwelling restore applications, a rise within the availability of senior’s housing, renovations to the Jacques Cartier Area, the start of development on a brand new Curling Membership and intensive highway enhancements.