MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MACLEOD: Is Peggy's Cove development spoiling nature or making attraction safer?
ANDY WALKER: Cannabis will prove profitable for the government in the long run
EDITORIAL: Cheers & Jeers for Jan. 20, 2021
BRUCE EVANS: Cancel culture runs riot in ominous sign for Biden era
GEORGE EMERSON: American insurrections interwoven with racism since 1775
LETTER: Potato board shows sense of entitlement
GUEST OPINION: Is social media complicit in the mob attack on the American capital?
My friend Dave said to me recently that whatever anyone thought of social media, we human beings at this point in our evolution were not ready for these tools. Hard to argue, even for someone who makes part of his living teaching that very tool. ...
LETTER: Are conspiracists 'psychotic'?
The increase in the impact of conspiracy theories have led some media commentators to call these individuals “deluded” or “psychotic”. But are they really? First, the differences. Few people with psychosis join groups. Most ...
LETTER: I appreciate our Island authors
I wish to share thoughts about a book launch I attended in Charlottetown in October. The book, titled Broken Crayons, speaks volumes about kindness and sharing what one has, with many who do not have. It shows the caring of one Island teacher, going ...
LETTER: BIG idea will spread
The author of the op-ed (From farm to fork, Jan. 9) is concerned that, by 2030, even more Canadians will be food insecure. I hope not! I believe in societal evolution. Food insecurity is caused by poverty, and more Canadians than ever are ...
LETTER: Eliminating poverty begins with basic income
I read with much interest, appreciation and joy the recent two-part opinion piece presented in the media by Marie Burge, Laurie Michael and Michelle Pineau on behalf of the P.E.I. Working Group for a Livable Income on implementing a basic income ...
CHEERS & JEERS: Jan. 18, 2021
CHEERS: To the young woman who bravely shared her story on the front page today. She is an example of a person who wants to move past her trauma and use her experience to help others. We know she will make a difference in her community by using ...
IN HER OWN WORDS: Young victim in sexual interference case argues for the right to tell her own story
I am Aaron Crane’s victim. The girl who was sexually assaulted by him for months. I reported it to my school counsellor and police. I am now 16 years old and often get swallowed up with immense waves of panic. When I first ...
LETTER: Stop deforestation in P.E.I.
There is a lot of international outcry about all the deforestation going on in Brazil — 4,281 square miles of forest was destroyed to make agricultural land in this past year. The world needs more carbon capture from forests. When I tried to ...
LETTER: Use imagination and vision in Simmons Complex decision
From time to time we are fortunate and elect representatives with vision, eg. the city council that purchased the lot on the corner of Water and Prince streets. The Town of Stratford recently purchased a large amount of land for future use, ...
LETTER: Mayor and council needs to rethink Simmons Sport Centre
I read, as I am sure many people who frequently use the rink, pool and fields around Simmons Sport Centre, with considerable disbelief at the City of Charlottetown’s mayor and council proposed decommissioning of Simmons Sport Centre and the ...