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A not-so-flattering story

Posted by Oped 2557 days ago PEI Guardian| a notsoflattering story All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The recent flag flap between the province and a group of Canadians trying to honour Canada's fallen soldiers was an unfortunate incident that put P.E.I. in a bad light. Read More
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Enjoying the dividends of the Games: The news that there's a surplus after last summer's Canada Games bodes well for developing athletes

Posted by Oped 2557 days ago PEI Guardian| enjoying dividends games news surplus summers canada games bodes developing athletes All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Island taxpayers had the satisfaction recently of knowing their investment in the 2009 Canada Summer Games has paid off handsomely. Read More
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A meeting of minds at last

Posted by Oped 2560 days ago PEI Guardian| a meeting minds last All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The federal government and opposition parties had their struggles, but they managed to come to an agreement recently on the release of information on Afghan detainees. Read More
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Regis and Kelly: a lot of bucks for a lot of buzz: If the province can't demonstrate the actual benefits of bringing big celebrities here, then the expenditure is more of a gamble than an investment

Posted by Oped 2560 days ago PEI Guardian| regis kelly lot bucks lot buzz province demonstrate actual benefits bringing big celebrities here expenditure gamble investment All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Televising Live!With Regis and Kelly from P.E.I. is certainly creating buzz, but after all the chatter and excitement, after $800,000 of provincial spending to make that happen this summer, will Islanders actually see tangible benefits for the tourism industry? Read More
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A shocking display of arrogance: MPs may feel justified in refusing an audit by the auditor general, but the gesture won't be lost on voters

Posted by Oped 2561 days ago PEI Guardian| a shocking display arrogance mps feel justified refusing audit auditor general gesture lost voters All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Members of Parliament may think they're justified in resisting Auditor General Sheila Fraser's request to audit their expenses, but the more they resist, the more likely they are to earn contempt from the public. Read More
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Taking steps to preserve a heritage gem: As owner of the Macphail site, the province has an obligation to ensure its long-term operation and its preservation

Posted by Oped 2561 days ago PEI Guardian| taking steps preserve heritage gem owner macphail site province obligation ensure longterm operation preservation All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — Islanders had every reason to be upset at the news this week that the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead faced closure this summer because of lack of funding. Read More
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Launching a war on litter

Posted by Oped 2571 days ago PEI Guardian| launching war litter All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — All political candidates are careful to commit themselves to the obvious overall responsibility of governing - providing quality government services while at the same time keeping taxes reasonable and the coffers adequately healthy. Read More
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It's time for some action on homelessness: The latest report on homelessness offers some practical solutions, but they require political will on the part of all governments.

Posted by Oped 2571 days ago PEI Guardian| its time action homelessness latest report homelessness offers practical solutions require political governments All
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca — The latest report on homelessness in the province should prod all three levels of government to turn their attention to the problem. Read More
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