September 15, 2017

PEI lieutenant governor pick raises more Liberal cronyism concerns

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

Prince Edward Island is getting a new Lieutenant governor. Antoinette Perry has deep roots in PEI, hailing from Tignish. 

She was an elementary school teacher for 32 years, local church organist and a local historian.

But she's also the president of a PEI Liberal party riding association.

I know PEI is small, but couldn't the Liberals find someone without so many close links to them to be the non-partisan Queen’s representative?

Lieutenant governors are appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister and it's the PM’s job to make sure there isn’t even a whiff of partisanship.

But in this and other instances, it looks like the PMO is rewarding loyal Liberals with prestigious appointments.

As long as Trudeau is in charge, Conservatives need not apply.

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commented 2017-09-17 20:54:48 -0400
Hmmm…

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commented 2017-09-16 18:41:11 -0400
Leave it to degenerate globalists to cover their criminality by hiring a “a church lady” as a vice regal to cover their foul trail of perfidy.
commented 2017-09-16 18:01:17 -0400
Now you know why the Liberals were at 3% to bad the 39% that voted for them didn’t know that. Is anyone surprised ?
And Mark E 1 would have been to many .
commented 2017-09-16 16:05:38 -0400
HMMM no answer , i wonder why?
commented 2017-09-16 11:50:43 -0400
Great to see the rebel cover stories from Prince Edward Island.
commented 2017-09-16 07:44:43 -0400
“. In Canada the word is pronounced “leftenant” not “lootenant”.”
Yup, bugs me too, LEN. Just like the use of honor guard instead of guard of honour.
commented 2017-09-16 01:55:24 -0400
Mark Edwards also Elizabeth Dowdeswell now wait for you to answer back.
commented 2017-09-16 01:42:07 -0400
Mark Edwards a big one Hubert Lacroix. Now name me one conservative Justin has appointed.
commented 2017-09-16 00:45:03 -0400
Although the piece is very relevant it irritated me greatly at the pronunciation of one word. Unfortunately that word appeared a multitude of times.
Sheila, please do not take offence as I value your reporting and comments very much. In Canada the word is pronounced “leftenant” not “lootenant”. It’s kinda like “zee” and “zed”. There, nuff said.
commented 2017-09-15 22:12:07 -0400
A whiff of partisanship? I’ve smelled less foul hog barns and manure spreaders.
commented 2017-09-15 21:23:10 -0400
By taking advantage of filling a position that doesn’t create policy, I guess our little fascist dik-tater-tot thinks for once he can be seen to be fair by not appointing a member of the 7th century death cult, that was founded by a pedophile and is operated by savages.
commented 2017-09-15 19:35:53 -0400
Mark Edwards, I’m waiting for you to post the answer to your own question…be specific and please cite sources.
commented 2017-09-15 19:14:45 -0400
How many Liberals did Stephen Harper appoint to various posts? I’ll wait.
commented 2017-09-15 19:05:47 -0400
Separate note: I still believe that LGs and GGs should be elected and not appointed. Both are ceremonial roles representing Canadians or Provincial citizens and I would like a say as to who ceremonially represents my country and province to the world. But then, I support a 3E Senate as well…so unicorn mated with Pegasus reality wise.
commented 2017-09-15 19:00:37 -0400
I still think the prize for overt partisan cronyism in appointing an L-G goes to Chrétien when he appointed Bud Olsen in AB. But to be fair, he did follow that appointment with Lois Hole, and Martin followed that appointment with The Chinese Clipper, best running back ever. But Olsen did take the cake as the most partisan appointment, who even interfered with elected government legislation.
commented 2017-09-15 17:32:13 -0400
Shrug. Governor General. Lieutenant Governor. Such a sad, uninspired lot over the years. Haven’t had a worthwhile representative since Michener and Vanier. In Ontario, the last LG worth his salt was Lincoln Alexander.
commented 2017-09-15 17:15:51 -0400
Let’s just call Canada Scamada until we can get rid of these Liberal crooks cheats and scoundrels .