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Affordable Housing Crisis Solutions

Previous Island Governments have not invested enough in building, acquiring, owning and managing housing across the market. This has left housing to the private sector to operate without sufficient checks and balances. There has not been an adequate review of the Rental of Residential Properties Act to balance the rights of owners and tenants. This…

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MacLauchlan’s Rural Internet: Too Little, Too Late

Premier Wade MacLauchlan’s re-announcement of “High Speed” Internet in rural PEI is a service long overdue.  Rural residents and businesses have been left behind even years after the present government had paid Bell to have it delivered.  The latest pre-election promise to provide this vital service may for some be a ray of hope, but…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To fill or not to fill?

The Journal PioneerPublished: Feb 01 at 6 a.m.Updated: a day ago It is near the end of the month. I am pondering whether or not to fill up at the gas pump. IRAC will be giving the go ahead for changes in fuel prices by the end of the month. Will it go up or down or…

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Another Candidate: District 9

Congratulations! Gordon Gay wins the candidacy in District 9, Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park. Mr. Gay is a custodian at Charlottetown Rural School. He is past president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1775. Over the years he has been a volunteer coach for youth recreational soccer. Gordon has also been a volunteer at CHANCES,…

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