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Carbon Tax?

My goodness, the arguments and outright rejections of the carbon tax. People really have to start thinking for themselves and stop listening to politicians like Scheer or Ford.. I was disappointed to hear Dennis King sing from the conservative song … Continue reading

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Titanic Remembered

RMS Titanic = Then and Now Posted on April 14th 2019 by irishroverpei It is strange to think that over one hundred years ago this month, the great ship was only moments away from disaster. By the end of March … Continue reading

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The Garden of the Gulf.

It seems so long ago now but I still have wonderful memories of my first days on Prince Edward Island. I arrived late evening on 31st October 1969, and recall swerving on the highway out of Borden to miss a … Continue reading

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Interview with the Author. “Lily and Me”

Interview With Author Frederick Ben Rodgers by NFReads.com http://www.nfreads.com/interview-with-author-frederick-ben-rodgers/ Introduction I was born in Belfast N.I on 15th January 1939 delivered at home by Dr Frederick Smith, for whom I was named. We lived in one of the thousands of … Continue reading

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The Carbon Tax?

There are differing views on whether this carbon tax will actually reduce emissions ? Frankly, I’m still in the undecided group. I do understand the theory, if gas costs more we will use less. However, I still see large numbers … Continue reading

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Know the Facts.?

The slogan of the NO campaign is “know the facts”! Well here are several facts that the yes side would like you to know. It’s a fact Wade MacLauchlan ignored democracy and the will of islanders when he refused to … Continue reading

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Not Wayne Easter Again?

I really find it tiresome that CBC radio and television continually call upon Easter to offer his bias opinions on JWR and the SNC Lavalin affair. First of all he is a yes man and will always back up his … Continue reading

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Primary autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Quite a mouthful eh! In layman’s terms it means a persons immune system is attacking and destroying red blood cells. In my case I was five pints of blood short when diagnosed. It’s a very rare disease that a great … Continue reading

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Why I’m Voting Green

In many ways I’m fortunate to have reached the grand old age of 80, some might think I’m just an old fool.. However, I really care about the future, but it is not mine, it belongs to my children and … Continue reading

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The NO campaign at it again

This time we have a has been Tory, Pat Mella, coming out in support of FPTP. Why wouldn’t she, she is one of the old guard that so benefitted from that system. I found it interesting how she could bend … Continue reading

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