Finally, an Ombudsperson for Islanders, we hope.

The Ombudsperson Act was first introduced to the Prince Edward Island Legislature on December 15, 1998, by the then Leader of the Third Party (Island New Democrats), and voted down by the majority Binns government on May 25, 1999.  Although the bill acquired support from the Liberal Official Opposition of the day, they failed to…

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Opposition Housing Outrage is Perplexing

On December 8, the outrage in the legislature by the official opposition over the missing $9 million unspent dollars on social housing made for some great theatre and political hay. During that sitting, the opposition protested the King government for failing to spend $9.4 million of last year’s allocation towards social housing, in exchange for…

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King’s continuing disconnect

“Can you hear me? How about now? I’ll try restarting…” This conversation has unfortunately become a new normal for many Islanders over the last 8 months. Little did we know that we would be communicating with each other through pixels and wireless signals. The above dialogue and confusion could have been easily avoided before the…

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