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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.

Building Strong Island Communities

Opinion Letter published in The Guardian on November 27, 2015.

“It’s time to put the 1800s in the history books and put solutions in place for the 21st century” – Bruce MacDougall, Federation of PEI Municipalities President

Keep reading 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.

Benefits to Amalgamation for Communities

Article by Chris McGarry in the Eastern Graphic, October 7, 2015. This article comments on the trend of amalgamation of other Canadian communities and highlights some of the benefits.

“A Three Rivers Municipality will enable local government to better provide services to residents at a more reasonable cost. A tax base of more than 6,000 residents will make it easier to fund infrastructure as well as the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre and Atlantic Fitness East, which are used year-round by Kings County residents.”

Keep reading HERE.


Is Rural Amalgamation Inevitable?

This great article from CBC dated September 22, 2015 talks about the importance of communities working together towards amalgamation.

“Ashton said communities have to realize amalgamation will create better rural economic regions. He said it’s inevitable and municipalities have to start to work together towards a common vision for the future.”

Read the full article HERE.