Category Archives: Prince Edward Island

Our Soil is Healthy ???NOT

After reading the letter to the editor dated 14thJune 2019 by Marion E MacCallum I need to respond. She cites the soil is healthy due to years of cattle on on the land. She states the soil is healthy because … Continue reading

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My Heart Attack.

8It is not my intention to look for sympathy by telling this story, it is rather my hope it might help someone else. It’s worth noting that most heart attacks do not happen the way they are shown in Hollywood … Continue reading

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Shame at the Womens World Cup.

I started coaching girls soccer in 1975, a time before the present World cup women were not yet born or old enough to play. My girls team were always a joy to work with, they were polite and respectfully. They … Continue reading

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Clear Cutting?

As I understand the regulations concerning clear cutting, there appears to be a very serious gap in the rules. If you are a member of the PEI Forestry Management there are strict rules on clear cutting. It is mandatory the … Continue reading

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PFDs?

What is a PFD you might ask. Its a personal floatation device, more commonly known as a lifejacket. It is a very important life saving piece of equipment. Yet the fishers of Prince Edward Island will not wear them, why? … Continue reading

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Doing Politics Differently?????

Wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard a politician say he is going to do politics differently!!!!!. Wish I had a dollar for every time they broke an election promise. Politics has become such an entrenched partisan … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bridge Tolls

For Whom the Bridge Tolls Posted on May 24th 2019 by irishroverpei A tale of two bridges, the Confederation Bridge with a $47 dollar toll that cost tax payers one billion dollars to build.. The Champlain Bridge that cost the … Continue reading

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Friendly Islanders!

It’s often said, islanders are lovely friendly people, and for the most that is true. In my more than fifty years living here I have come to know and like so many people. Islanders are kind generous and thoughtful, always … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Flag

The town mayor and council of Alberton PEI unanimously voted not to fly the Rainbow Flag at the town hall. This is the 50th anniversary of Pride Week and the majority of municipalities across PEI will fly the flag. Why … Continue reading

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Ode To Wade – The Farewell Chapter!

Ode to Wade Posted on 1st November 2016 by irishroverpei There was a a young lad named Wade He was the leader of the Liberal Brigade. His vision was clear ,and transparency so dear. So we trusted the government, he … Continue reading

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