On December 1, 2022 I asked about central sewer and water for the many developments in District 18 Rustico-Emerald, as well as support for infrastructure in general, and better transparency in land use planning. Read the full transcript in the PDF file: Hansard-1 December 2022 page 20 of 29. Also see text of the debate […]
Public Access to Trout River
I’ve been approached by a number of constituents and residents in the area of parcel PID 94722 at the junction of Matheson Lane and MacKay Lane, with concerns that their access through this property to the shore of the Trout River will be blocked. They have shown via deeds and research of the history of […]
Sea Level Rise on PEI
It is an unfortunate fact. Our Island is shrinking because of erosion and sea level rise on PEI. Dr. Adam Fenech and researchers from the UPEI Climate Change Lab will be at The Eagle Nest in North Rustico on February 20th at 6:30pm to discuss “Our Incredible Shrinking Island”. It will be both an information […]
Recently a local community leader posed these questions to me about amalgamation: 1) Will our property taxes stay the same after an amalgamation? 2) Will there still be a community council after amalgamation? 3) How many people do we need to make amalgamation to form a community Is it 3000-5000? 4) Will the councilors be […]
Province should maintain beach in North Rustico
The coastal area in North Rustico harbour that is not part of the National Park, and is not part of the Town of North Rustico should be maintained by the PEI government.
Proposed Power Transmission Lines and Sub-station
Thanks to the hard work of the working group, and Maritime Electric, the following power transmission lines and sub-station routes have been proposed for what was originally known as the “New Glasgow Sub-Station”. Thanks to Ken Brown for creating this Google Map of the proposed routes with information markers. Just click on a marker to […]
Improve waste disposal drop-off centers
Waste and compost above and beyond what can be picked up at residences can be taken to Waste Watch Drop-off Centers (WWDC) such as the New London dump. The following issues were raised: “Only one staff person is on duty, so there is no one to aid with unloading of larger waste items.” “For residential […]
Consultation policies of Dept of Environment and Dept of Transportation?
Question stemming from the Maritime Electric new substation and power transmission line on Smith Road / Millvale Road / St. Mary’s Road: “Dept of Environment and Dept of Transportation are the departments involved – what are their consultation policies? Do you think it matters whether these projects are in incorporated or unincorporated areas?” Resolution (in […]
Amalgamation and Annexation – FOIPP for Presentation – Seriously?
UPDATE – The presentation with audio was published to YouTube on April 4, 2016: It is no secret that the Premier’s mandate to the Minister of Communities, Land and Environment includes implementing the recommendations of the Handrahan Report of the Task Force on Land Use Policy. It also includes reducing the number of municipalities on PEI via […]
Will community name on tax bill impact annexation and amalgamation?
A farm outside of the Town of North Rustico is officially in the community of “Rusticoville”, but on the tax bills it lists “North Rustico” as the community. If/when annexation of this farm is pursued does this community label will mean that it will become part of the Town of North Rustico more easily? Will the “community” listed on a […]