Some recent news tidbits on HST on P.E.I:
Government of P.E.I. HST website: “HST will help businesses grow and create more jobs for Islanders.”
The Guardian headline (April 23, 2012): “HST will make P.E.I. a better place, Ghiz tells municipalities.” In the article: “Ghiz said he hopes the private sector and government can be resilient enough to boost employment to 75,000 jobs over the next three years.”
P.E.I. government press release (November 27, 2012): Wes Sheridan: “The move to the HST will help grow the Island’s economy, create more jobs and enhance Islanders’ standard of living.”
The Guardian today (August 14): “Island’s unemployment rate highest in Canada”.
Keep up the good work, folks.