Amalgamation Tool Kit in the Works for Municipalities

Article from CBC published January 20, 2016.

“We decided that you know we are going to go out and pull a tool kit together so that municipalities, when they are talking with their neighbours, that at least they’ll be able to have sort of a blueprint of what they need to do, what they need to ask for and that type of thing.”

Read the full article HERE.

To thrive into the future we must cooperate

Article by Paul MacNeill for, published December 2015.

“…sooner or later a provincial government of one colour or another will force a shotgun wedding. There is merit in being the first to the alter and dictating terms to maximum benefit.”

Keep reading HERE.

Positive Signs Coming from Eastern PEI

Article from The Guardian, published December 19, 2015.

“The Three Rivers report concentrates on the positives, suggesting the regional option hold the greatest potential for maximizing economic development and creates the more efficient and effective administrative structure. Consultants suggest the new municipality is the most affordable and equitable option for all residents.”


Read the complete article HERE.

Our Current System Makes No Sense and is Not Sustainable

A great Opinion Letter published in The Guardian, December 12, 2015.

“As it stands right now, we have no voice should someone buy land and choose to build or develop their land in a way that doesn’t make sense for the community and negatively impact property values.” – Sara Roach Lewis


Read the complete letter HERE.

At some point we need to redraw municipal boundaries

CBC Article published November 15, 2015.

“The federation would like to see all of Prince Edward Island incorporated, but what we’d like to see is people in local areas have major input into who they’d like to group up with to make the larger units.” – Diane Griffin, vice-chair of the Federation of P.E.I. Municipalities

Full story HERE.

Municipalities Build Communities

Strong municipal governments improve quality of life and help build local communities but the municipal system in PEI isn’t sustainable.  A long term solution is needed.

To learn more about our vision for PEI, please watch our VIDEO.