The Journal Pioneer
Letter to the editor: Compassion by Clarenville vet and staff was appreciated
Letter to the editor: Unfortunate accident leads to kindness and generosity
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Nothing to see here
LETTER: No need for heckling in P.E.I. legislature
LETTER: Rock the Boat Festival organizers blindsided by government
LETTER: Voices were heard on passing Bill C-81 Accessible Canada Act
LETTER: Trans Mountain Pipeline pollution science misunderstood
On Sunday, June 23, I listened to CBC radio’s Cross Country Checkup, in which the topic was the Trans Mountain Pipeline. This issue generated a lot of passionate opinion, from end-of–world catastrophe to gung-ho disregard for ...
GUEST OPINION: Let’s not cheer for the new NAFTA
Justin Trudeau seemed to be in a rush to get the USMCA (the new NAFTA) pushed through Parliament last week. What is the rush? Particularly given that research shows NAFTA termination would have minimal economic impact. Were we supposed to be ...
HERB DICKIESON: Rural high-speed internet deserves a closer look
Premier Dennis King and his government have a great opportunity to take a fresh look at the past MacLauchlan government’s plan to provide the long overdue “High Speed” Internet to rural P.E.I. Rural residents and businesses have ...
LETTER: Charlottetown asphalt plant fears are well-founded and ignored
During every election campaign I've joined candidates as they knock on doors and every election as I listen, I learn. Yesterday as Gordon Gay and I walked in a lovely neighbourhood in District 9, I heard the deep concerns of those who will ...
LETTER: Premier, we need your help to deliver Pharmacare
Linda Silas and Mona O’Shea Guest opinion “Be bold, Canadians told us. Be brave, they appealed to us.” – Words from the Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National ...
LETTER: CPP clawback for veterans must end
In the 2005 federal election campaign, the former Conservative leader, Steven Harper, stated: (Hansard 2005) " When a motion passes the democratic elected majority of the House of Commons, the Government shall honour that motion." Once ...
LETTER: How much money does P.E.I. owe?
It is refreshing to see our new provincial government getting down to the business of governance. The electorate deserves no less. The results of the April 23 election clearly highlighted the frustrations of the citizens with the defeat of an ...
LETTER: P.E.I. EI zones not on a level playing field
Editor, Recently a CBC reporter asked me about the current federal government's offer to fast track a study on the Employment Insurance program as it is operates on P.E.I. Moving the study from five years from now to two years from today. Not ...
LETTER: Andrew Scheer's climate plan is not conservative
I just read the Conservative climate plan. I'm struck by how far it strays from supposed Conservative values. The Liberal carbon tax is a method favoured by economists that uses the free market to dictate best outcomes. The Conservative plan ...
LETTER: What is happening at IRAC?
A visit to the IRAC website lists a whole array of rules and regulations that IRAC uses in its day to day operations. It has three full-time directors, up to five part-time directors with a staff complement of 20. One of the tasks of IRAC is to ...