ROAR!: Apology for Plan B – PEI TCH Project

I wrote this in response to this article that appeared in The Guardian on Feb. 5th Plan B Protesters Fined in Court . For more information on Plan B (no, it’s not the morning after pill, I totally support that!) visit their website – StopPlanB.  The PEI gov’t put through a project to realign part ...

ROAR!: PEI – 2012 The Year of the ‘Unpleasable’

If Islanders wondered for even a moment if they made a difference this year fighting for their particular cause, they can rest easy. Proof that you had an impact was in the Premier’s year end interview on CBC Compass where he referenced some portion of Islanders as being people whom he will never please … he’s not able to appease everyone … in otherwords ...

ROAR!: A Scar on the land and the people – PEI

I spent over a week in a ravine, in Churchill, standing with a small group of people, holding an invisible line while machines roared through the land. It was something I will never forget. Cold feet, reheated coffee, wet sleeping bags, peeing in the woods, sleepless nights aside, I will never forget how so many ...

ROAR!: Robert Ghiz – This land is my land – PEI

The song was sung last week in the woods of Bonshaw Hills, Prince Edward Island, amoung old growth forest, Acadian forest, between hundred year old Hemlocks, beside streams, it’s words rearranged to make us smile. But by the end of that week, it was clear the land on PEI belongs only to Robert Ghiz, Premier. ...

ROAR!: PEI – Public opposition to TCH ‘Plan B’

In case you hadn’t heard, (in a nutshell) the PEI gov’t under the leadership of Liberal, Robert Ghiz, is trying to move forward with a highway project in order to grab 8million ’50cent dollars’ (Ghiz’s words) from the federal gov’t. The project would alter the path of the Trans Canada Highway between Bonshaw and New Haven.  Catch ...