Ep. #84: PEI goes to the polls
Teresa Wright and Stuart Neatby chat about the launch of PEI's election campaign.
Canada’s smallest province wasn’t supposed to hold its next election until the fall, but earlier this week Premier Dennis King pulled the plug on his government and set April 3 as the date for Prince Edward Island’s provincial election.
There’s plenty to watch as this campaign unfolds. Will King’s gamble pay off for his Progressive Conservatives? Can the Greens repeat their breakthrough from 2019 that catapulted them to official opposition status for the first time anywhere in Canada? And will the Liberal brand take another hit if the party finishes in third place again?
Joining me this week to setup this campaign are Teresa Wright, freelance political journalist and former national reporter with the Canadian Press and Global News, and Stuart Neatby, political reporter for the Charlottetown Guardian and the Saltwire Network.
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