“Balance budgets / end usury”
“Participants will be asked if they think growing the economy and increasing revenue is the best option, or if programs and services should receive a change in funding.
They will also be asked whether taxes should be lowered and if so, determine what spending should be decreased to make up for the loss in revenue.”
“Former P.E.I. finance minister Wes Sheridan promised for two years that the budget would be balanced in 2015. No one is promising that now.”
“As of March 31, 2007, the year the Liberals came to power, P.E.I.’s net debt was $1.35B. By 2014 it had risen to $2.1B, up 60 per cent.
Over the course of the Liberals’ second term in government, Finance Minister Wes Sheridan offered up a series of three-year plans to reduce the deficit to zero, none of which has seen a successful conclusion.”