The PEI government recently announced that rent supplements are available for seniors. To receive the rent supplement you need to apply, get assessed, and qualify (that’s the catch). If you qualify, your rent gets capped at 25% of your income. Since the rent supplements are new, an online form specific to them is not […]
Guest post by Dr. Sarah Stewart-Clark Opposition Finance Critic Brad Trivers and I went through the Poverty Action Plan to fact check it for Islanders. This is what we found. Although Wade tells us that our economy is on a tear and there have never been more jobs on PEI, the numbers tell us that […]
Melanie Gallant received the following response to an email she sent to Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and the Status of Women. In Melanie’s words: J’ai envoyé des lettres d’appui pour le projet de renouvellement de l’École Évangéline aux ministres de la province hier soir et voici une réponse que j’ai reçu ce matin 😡 […]
Question: When is a Carbon Tax just a Tax? Answer: When coal-fired power plants are almost completely exempt. NB Power’s Belledune generating station burns a combination of coal and petroleum coke. Trudeau just gave Belledune an exemption to produce 800 tonnes of GHGs for free. So, Belledune will pay only $0.91 per tonne of greenhouse […]
View on Facebook Would you classify this as political advertising? It was on page A3 of today’s Guardian. Paid for by the Liberal government with your taxpayer dollars.
It is clear that the Municipal Government Act targets small communities. Small municipalities are targeted for amalgamation and/or dissolution. Unincorporated communities are targeted for annexation. In Spring 2018 the entire Liberal caucus voted down my Private Members Bill (Bill 111). Bill 111 would have given unincorporated communities a voice in the amalgamation process. Bill 111 […]
View on Facebook With all this talk of a new carbon tax and how government handles the money, this is a good time to revisit a famous quote by Winston Churchill (who my father’s middle name was given in honour of). “There is nothing government can give you that it hasn’t taken from you in […]
View on Facebook There have been posts circulating that portray such an inaccurate view of what has happened in the legislature and such an inaccurate view of the PC caucus in the past year that I can no longer let it go unchallenged. I don’t usually respond to posts like these but they are so […]
View on Facebook “This federal-provincial deal would expire in 2020.” A lot of to-do about a plan that is good for ONLY ONE YEAR!!! Coincidence that the carbon tax deal expires just after a provincial election in 2019? I wonder what the Liberal’s real carbon tax plan is? By the way, no one from media […]
View on Facebook Wow. The more things change, the more they stay the same! Check out the issues in the 1974 election – non-resident land ownership, roads that need repair, harbours that need dredging (Federal vs Provincial funding), Liberal patronage. And a newspaper that thinks they are the Official Opposition LOL 😆.