Amalgamation of small unincorporated communities into a new or existing town or municipality will cause the individual communities to lose their unique identities. References The Eastern Graphic – Jan 27, 2016 – The challenge is to expand and maintain a sense of place “The Federation of Prince Edward Island Municipalities wants to make it easier […]
Electoral reform plebiscite and not referendum
Electoral reform will be decided by a “plebiscite” as per the White Paper on Democratic Renewal (excerpt below). A referendum is a legally binding public vote on a matter of public interest. This means the government that initiated the referendum must take necessary action that changes or implements new legislation and programs in response to the result […]
Are more regulations needed regarding heating with wood?
Environmental impacts of wood heat – what we can do- is there need for environmental regulation to ensure that carcinogens are not going straight into the lungs of our children? For example, external wood furnaces (e.g. “Wood Doctors”) with short exhaust pipes may blanket immediately surrounding areas in smoke each winter. Perhaps regulations on the height of the […]