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Former chief of staff to PEI premier court delay

A man who worked as former premier Robert Ghiz's chief of staff will be back in court Friday to deal with a drunk driving charge.

Former chief of staff to PEI premier gets court delay

A man who worked as former premier Robert Ghiz's chief of staff will be back in court Friday to deal with a drunk driving charge.

Janice Sherry entitled to severance after resigning as MLA

The Guardian Charlottetown - Local ...The Guardian CharlottetownJanice Sherry may no longer have an MLA salary, but when she resigned earlier this month she walked...

Former Ghiz chief of staff charged with drunk driving

A man who worked as chief of staff to former premier Robert Ghiz was charged recently with impaired driving. Chris Alan LeClair, 51, is scheduled...

Janice Sherry calling it quits

The Guardian Charlottetown - Local - The GuardianThe Guardian CharlottetownThe long-time Liberal MLA and former cabinet minister in Robert Ghiz's government announced Monday that she...

Many options await Mr. Ghiz

So when former Prince Edward Island premier Robert Ghiz says, “As of now I have no plans to return (to politics),” the odds are good...

Robert Ghiz embraces new role in private sector

Former P.E.I. premier Robert Ghiz has cemented his departure from public life – at least for now. Ghiz, who abruptly announced in November 2014 that...

Judge awards costs in e-gaming lawsuit

The plaintiffs named the P.E.I. government, former finance minister Wes Sheridan, Steve MacLean, Cheryl Paynter and Brad Mix from Innovation P.E.I., and Chris LeClair and...

It's not necessary to pay for access with the premier

Supporting community causes by offering 'a meal with the premier' continues a custom of former premiers such as Pat Binns and Robert Ghiz. The CTF...

It's time to evolve as a province

In a citizen's plebiscite 91 per cent of Islanders begged former premier Robert Ghiz to abandon the project but our concerns were ignored. And then...

Premier Wade MacLauchlan sold to highest bidder

Supporting community causes by offering 'a meal with the premier' continues a custom of former premiers (Pat) Binns, (Robert) Ghiz, and their predecessors.” But Kevin...

Opposition calls $38M provincial loan 'Homburg heist'

Opposition MLA Steven Myers began question period accusing the Liberal government under former premier Robert Ghiz of approving this deal in exchange for trips in...

Hands off our HST, please

Soon after he introduced the HST in P.E.I. after the 2011 provincial election, then-Premier Robert Ghiz said Islanders would let him know in the next...

Funding mixup jeopardizes Stompin' Tom commemoration project

The idea was unveiled in P.E.I.'s speech from the throne in the fall of 2013 by then-premier Robert Ghiz, nine months after Connors had died.

Court order forces Capital Markets Technologies to consider winning odds

Hints about an e-gaming lawsuit surfaced about the same time as Robert Ghiz's surprise announcement in mid-November 2014 that he was stepping down as premier,...

After retiring from PEI politics, former MLAs keeping busy

MacKinley was one of several high-profile MLAs who did not reoffer in the provincial election and who are now finding new ways to keep busy.

Hal Perry out, Tina Mundy, Robert Henderson in after PEI cabinet shuffle

O'Leary-Inverness MLA Robert Henderson, who served as tourism minister under Robert Ghiz's administration and briefly under Maclauchlan's leadership before the spring election was called, is...

A timely call for long-overdue PEI museum

More than 13 months ago, then-Premier Robert Ghiz said a provincial museum was not an immediate priority for his government but hoped it would become...

Abortion advocates say lack of access creates stress, financial strain

Colleen MacQuarrie, a psychology professor at the University of Prince Edward Island who has studied the issue for years, said the Moncton plan had been...

PEI legislature's fall session underwhelming in many ways

This session lasted just two days longer than the abbreviated sitting last fall, intentionally shut down early following the startling resignation announcement from Premier Robert...

Cheers & Jeers

She worked hard with Liberal premiers Robert Ghiz and Wade MacLauchlan on behalf of the province. Mrs. Shea is not eligible for a severance package...

PEI Progressive Conservative party says it is "government in waiting"

PEI Progressive Conservative party says it is "government in waiting"The PC party of P.E.I. has had a rollercoaster year – beginning with a leadership convention...

Robert Mitchell says no forced amalgamation in PEI for now

Prior to last spring's provincial election, then premier Robert Ghiz said unequivocally that he would not force the implementation of the Thompson report recommendations. However,...

Leadership on the agenda for PC annual?

Premier Robert Ghiz stunned the province by announcing plans in mid-November to step down. The Liberals rallied behind Wade MacLauchlan, the government sent out strong...

Staying positive dominant trait for PEI premier Wade MacLauchlan

A Guardian story this week looked back on the premier's first six months in office since he was sworn in to replace Robert Ghiz in...

PEI politicians continue game of playing politics

Robert Ghiz did the basics in terms of supporting local Liberal candidates, but until late in his term as premier, was able to maintain a...

Only PEI's Progressive Conservatives don't ream me out

For while I am an NDP supporter, and Joe Byrne activist, and his campaign manager in 2011, I was roundly reamed out by another NDP...

Vote for Speaker interesting start to spring sitting of PEI Legislature

Her decision to support easing restrictions didn't align with Premier Robert Ghiz and ultimately she lost the position to Carolyn Bertram. When there is an...

More defences filed in PEI e-gaming lawsuit

CMT's lawsuit alleges Paul Jenkins in particular played a central role in trying to establish the e-gaming initiative in P.E.I., citing paragraphs from multiple emails...

Premier names top PEI bureaucrats

These changes have also seen the departure of some deputies who served under the former Robert Ghiz administration. David MacKenzie, who was tourism deputy and...

Cabinet selection waits on recount, and Alan McIsaac

Mr. McIsaac was the minister of education and early childhood development under Robert Ghiz. He also picked up transportation and infrastructure renewal in the interim...

Premier clarifies his government's abortion position

It's the same policy followed by Premier Robert Ghiz so there is no change to the status quo. Until Tuesday's forum in Charlottetown, the premier...

Courtroom nabs spotlight with e-gaming

CBC.caIslanders may hear details of the failed e-gaming and financial services initiatives in a P.E.I. courtroom rather than through a public hearing. Both files have...

Is Pope Francis more liberal than Mr. Ghiz?

Rather than showing leadership, Robert Ghiz seems convinced that that same attitudinal change hasn't happened on the abortion issue. But, many Islanders have moved on,...

PEI politicians, staff safe as Ottawa on lockdown

Senator Libbe Hubley was on a plane back to P.E.I. when the shooting occurred at the war memorial in Ottawa. Staff in her office, including...

PEI Legislature staying open

He added the situation will continue to be monitored and should anything change, will be reassessed to ensure the safety of staff and the public.

Premier Robert Ghiz gains, loses senior staffers

A former advisor to P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz who left to work for the Liberal premier of Nova Scotia last year is returning to work...

A man who left his mark on our Island

CTV News Premier Robert Ghiz says the Holland survey was a significant event in the development of the province. “Captain Holland's map has had a profound...

Cavendish Farms greenwashes serious pesticide problems

Premier Robert Ghiz, left, and Cavendish Farms president, Robert Irving, confer prior to a news conference announcing government and the french fry company are buying...

Good news for fish in Barclay Brook

Not so, Robert Irving told TC Media during the announcement Monday, calling the buyback the “right, responsible thing to do”. He and Premier Robert Ghiz...

Sheridan answers a promise

Premier Robert Ghiz said it was a well-deserved recognition for Minister Sheridan's leadership in expanding wind energy capacity in Prince Edward Island. The project in...

OPINION: MLAs should reject raises at this time

Premier Robert Ghiz and his cabinet could be proactive and tell the Indemnities and Allowances Commission its services are not required this year. It would...

MLAs should reject raises at this time

Premier Robert Ghiz and his cabinet could be proactive and tell the Indemnities and Allowances Commission its services are not required this year. It would...

Celebrating biotechnology

Earlier this week, P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz signed an official declaration on behalf of the province, recognizing Biotechnology Week and the advancements made by the...

Evening of Celebration with The Hon. Catherine Callbeck

Catherine Callbeck for her lifetime of community contributions, public service and leadership. The Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain will be Honorary Chair of the event. The...

Returning street name obvious choice

But the result was well worth it. Premier Robert Ghiz, on hand in a themed cowboy hat and western garb, didn't show up empty-handed. He...

What will be the 2014 legacy for PEI?

Premier Robert Ghiz says more opportunities for a built-legacy component lie ahead. “I think if you're looking for a building legacy like a museum we'll...

Trail system plays vital role for Islanders

Laureen Harper, the honorary chair of the TCT campaign and wife of our prime minister, will be joined by TCT Foundation co-chair Valerie Pringle, a...

Poll signals Tories must take action

P.E.I.'s three main political parties can all take some degree of satisfaction from the latest Corporate Research Associates poll released last week. The Liberals still...

Order of PEI recipients honoured at Fanningbank

The newest Order of Prince Edward Island medals and certificates were awarded during ceremonies in Fanningbank Monday night. From left are Premier Robert Ghiz; former...