We need to put our economic development dollars to better use. Invest in companies already on PEI instead of spending money trying to get other companies to come (e.g. Virgin Gaming).
The Guardian – March 21, 2014 – Virgin Gaming closes Charlottetown office: “Islanders who were doing customer service work for Virgin Gaming are out of work after the company shut down its operations in Charlottetown last week. … As of the closure, the provincial government had paid Virgin Gaming about $40,000 as part of that support.”
The Guardian – December 1, 2012 – Virgin Gaming expanding to P.E.I.: “Innovation PEI is supporting Virgin Gaming through the Innovation and Development Labour Rebate program, and by the Launchpad program.”