prince edward island

11:16AM
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P.E.I. government should target government wages to save money

Private-sector workers in the province are more likely to lose their jobs in any given year than government workers.


9:14AM
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Union president ignores facts about government spending in P.E.I.

The province will increase its net debt to $2.7 billion this year.


3:30AM
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Middle-income tax rates in P.E.I. higher than in other provinces

The provincial income tax bill in P.E.I. is twice as large as the bill for someone earning the same amount in B.C.


10:06AM
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P.E.I. should follow New Brunswick’s lead on fiscal policy

During Premier King’s tenure, spending has grown on average by more than 9 per cent annually in P.E.I.


8:32AM
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P.E.I. government should reduce spending to avoid fiscal risks

The Maritime provinces receive a larger share of their revenue from federal transfers than any other province.


8:58AM
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P.E.I. starved for private-sector investment

The province's level of private-sector investment per worker was the second-lowest in Canada.


4:30AM
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P.E.I. demonstrates value of standardized testing in schools
The province's students, who used to score at the bottom, now score at the Canadian average.