I try to refrain from discussing PEI where I used to live. But it is just so hard to hold back sometimes. But gee...I guess I can do so as a major player in that economy - the individual Canadian taxpayer. Kick me if I you disagree.
Most places in Canada there is the sense that there are policial and commercial and newsmedia which each know their roles and actively pursue them. I was sadly not amazed, then, to read this article from CBC PEI, presented as a news article on a CBC website today which displays the utterly confusion of these roles in society in a number of ways. It appears to be largely a corporate press release printed by a public news organ without much critical analysis, affirming corporate decisions which effectively create public policies rather than an independent review of the range of options on a certain issue available to the community. For example, from the article: