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About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.

A little weekend humour

Frank always looked on the bright side, he would constantly irritate his friends with his eternal optimism. No matter how horrible the circumstances, he would always reply it could have been worse. To cure him of his annoying habit his … Continue reading

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Can the purchase be reversed?

The recent Irving land purchase may or may not have been legal? The lawyer representing Irving claims it was done legally and within the requirements of the Lands Protection Act. Well of course, a lawyer will state it was legal … Continue reading

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SNC Lavalin Scandal is Back

Ethics Commissioner has rule Justin Trudeau has (twice)violated the conflict of interest act. I won’t go into details again, Canadians are well aware if these issues. The SNC scandal continued for several weeks, heads rolled, and two Government ministers were … Continue reading

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There is no difference!

It has been said many times, the liberals and PCs are no different, they just take turns at the trough. In fact, I stated quite recently that we shouldn’t get excited, considering the PCs are just one of the two … Continue reading

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A Gentle October Reminder!

This blog is a rerun from 2017, I thought it appropriate at this time as we near the next Federal Election. Face Book and the media is plastered with photos of Bobby Morrissey, Wayne Easter, Sean Casey and MacAulay. Most … Continue reading

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Soccer and Quilts?

When I read Joan’s post regarding her beautiful quilt and the deep and loving sentiment it represented, it got me thinking. I too, have received a beautiful quilt from so many cherished friends. Sometimes we tend to forget the important … Continue reading

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Above the Law???

It appears the Irving/Cavendish farms Corporation is above the law. Or maybe they are just so powerful they can flout the law in our faces. The 2,200 acres purchase in the Bedeque area has been completed without (apparently)government or IRAC … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Talking Duck (An old but good one) A duck walks into a bar and orders a beer. The barman says, “Hey, you’re a duck!” “Nothing wrong with your eyesight,” observes the duck. “Yeah, but I mean — you can TALK!” … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat Burgers?

It seems when something new appears on the market and claims to be healthy, people flock to buy it. This appears to be the case with these new meatless burgers. They are being heavily promoted on national media across North … Continue reading

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REPLY FROM MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

This was the response I finally received regarding payment to farmers from the Harvest Recovery Initiative. AsI look at the eligible recipents I see POTATO FARMERS listed and that concerns me. Irvings I imagine are the biggest potato farmers on … Continue reading

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