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Letter to Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance
Prince Edward Island Environment Bond
Over its long and distinguished history, Islanders have always shown a willingness to work together for the common good. Our response to...
MacDonald Requests Interest Rate Reduction – “People Before Profits”
Large interest charges on overdue property tax bills should be reduced immediately, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath MacDonald. “Many...
Budget Response 2021
Mr. Speaker, we all know that COVID has been the dominating concern facing Islanders, Canadians and the world for the last year. And I...
Dec 10, 2020
Interest Rates on Late Property Taxes Are Too High
As 2020 comes to a close, many Islanders are worried about upcoming property tax bills, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath MacDonald. “As...
Nov 6, 2020
Real Relief Needed for Tourism Operators
As we all endure the impacts of the current crisis, it is crucial for the provincial government to help tourism businesses survive, says...
Oct 27, 2020
Missing: Government Accountability and Transparency
A delay in the release of the province’s 2019-20 Public Accounts is a matter of grave public concern, says Liberal Finance Critic Heath...
Oct 8, 2020
Massive Federal Support Allows Provincial Flexibility in Mental Health and Addictions
Over the last several months, the federal contribution to the economic and social well-being of Prince Edward Island has been remarkable,...
Sep 3, 2020
Reinvest in Mental Health and Addictions
Over the past several months, the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed serious gaps in many of the ways we respond to Islanders in crisis. In...
Aug 20, 2020
Letter to the Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
Jun 18, 2020
Response to the Budget 2020
Even as the hardship of these times weigh upon us all, I believe in the capacity of Islanders to shoulder a great burden … As a province,...
Jun 6, 2020
Budget Submission 2020
June 4, 2020 Hon. Darlene Compton Department of Finance 2nd Floor South, Shaw Building 95 Rochford Street P.O. Box 2000 Charlottetown,...
Apr 14, 2020
Small Business & Tourism Operators Need a Lifeline Now
The small business community on PEI needs a lifeline immediately. There are many sectors faced with challenges at this time and I...
Apr 1, 2020
Stark Social and Economic Differences are Beginning to Appear
As the impact of COVID-19 begins to sink in, stark social and economic differences are beginning to appear. This is especially true of...
Apr 1, 2020
Small Island Businesses Need Innovative Help
As we all endure the effects of the current crisis, it is vital for the provincial government to help small businesses survive, says ...
Sep 30, 2019
Government Has No Reason to Delay School Lunch Program: Nutrition Plays Major Role in Healthy Child
Healthy and well-educated children have to be fundamental priorities for government, says Liberal Education Critic Robert Mitchell. “I...