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A new partnership is needed

Posted by Oped 2568 days ago PEI Guardian| a partnership needed All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Ottawa has made it clear to Canadian municipalities that economic stimulus programs are coming to an end, but that doesn't mean Canadians will see an end to municipalities fighting for federal dollars. Read More
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A show of disrespect for Parliament: Government staff shouldn't have the option of simply ignoring a summons to appear before a parliamentary committee

Posted by Oped 2571 days ago PEI Guardian| a disrespect parliament government staff option simply ignoring summons parliamentary committee All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The federal government may have qualms about staff testifying before a House of Commons committee, but it has no business instructing staff not to appear and staff should not be ducking bailiffs asked to deliver summonses. Read More
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A "fake lake" by any other name

Posted by Oped 2571 days ago PEI Guardian| a fake lake name All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — As government and Opposition MPs bicker about a marketing pavilion for the G8/G20 summits, including a so-called "fake lake" to use as a backdrop for media interviews, many Canadians must be shaking their heads over yet another illustration of the costs of hosting world conferences. Read More
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Controversy, suspicion will keep hovering: The privacy commissioner's ruling that recipients of PNP units need not be named leaves many questions unresolved

Posted by Oped 2572 days ago PEI Guardian| controversy suspicion hovering privacy commissioners ruling recipients pnp units named leaves questions unresolved All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The recent ruling by the province's acting privacy commissioner that the names of companies that benefited from the controversial Provincial Nominee Program should not be released is a disappointing one. Read More
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We need a strategy to end poverty: Let's restock food bank shelves, but also address the root causes of poverty

Posted by Oped 2573 days ago PEI Guardian| we strategy poverty restock food bank shelves address root poverty All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The call for food donations recently by the Salvation Army in Summerside was a reminder for Islanders to do what they can to help restock supplies, and an extra nudge for government to do something about the increased reliance on food banks. Read More
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Back-to-back generosity

Posted by Oped 2573 days ago PEI Guardian| backtoback generosity All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Islanders have demonstrated once again their generosity to a good cause in this year's IWK Telethon for Children. Read More
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Security in these fearful times

Posted by Oped 2574 days ago PEI Guardian| security fearful times All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Canadians have grumbled about the cost of hosting the Olympics, but even the most die-hard critic would have to concede that the Vancouver 2010 experience - which gave us exposure no advertising could ever buy - was well worth the investment. Read More
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A wake-up call from the Gulf of Mexico: All regions are right to take a second look at how vulnerable they may be to a similar accident

Posted by Oped 2574 days ago PEI Guardian| a wakeup gulf mexico regions vulnerable similar accident All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The P.E.I government is right to press the federal government for input before any approval is given for offshore oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of St. Read More
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