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 […]
More infrastructure is needed on PEI to support healthy activities like walking and biking. More walking and biking trails should be built connecting communities across PEI.
PEI needs to have more clinics to increase access to health care. These can be staffed with nurse practitioners since physicians are in short supply and more expensive.
Two views: Abortion services should be offered on Prince Edward Island. Status quo should be kept with no abortion services on Prince Edward Island. Notes About 50% of the people who bring this issue up want better access to abortion services, and the other half don’t. This ties into other issues like the adoption process […]
“Do you have a sense of whether the 2014 land use planning report is going anywhere? http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/fema_TFreport14.pdf Really it seems there is very little vision for the future of PEI. While there is limited appetite for regulation I admit, I think many are frustrated by some of the recent trends.” Brad’s Response: I agree that […]
“right to a healthy environment” References: The Guardian Newspaper – Feb 19, 2015 – Citizens have right to healthy environment, ECO-PEI says: A campaign to convince politicians to give citizens the right to a healthy environment is being started by a group on P.E.I. Canada is one of the few countries in the world that […]
PEI needs to ensure that supports are provided for small farms and farmers.
“land use planning: – subdivision – protecting farmland – setbacks from Rd – protecting heritage” PEI needs more and better land use planning: improve location, size, layout, and construction of subdivisions ensure that prime farmland is protected building need to have great setbacks from roads more protections need to be given to heritage properties
Just spoke with Chris Jordan at the PEI Dept of Agriculture – he’s the person responsible for bees on PEI. We do need more bees on PEI because of our blueberry production, and the blueberry processors have their own beekeeping operations that send hives out to producer fields. Each summer they import hives as “rentals” […]
Reduce or eliminate the Confederation Bridge toll. For example a pass for Islanders at a reduced rate – even a $5 refund/rebate. Another ideas would be to sell Confederation Bridge passes with a bulk discount, and tied to a specific vehicle or person. For example, but 10 passes and get 1 free. Comment from Dec […]