Political Face Off

A government and an opposition MLA debate the possibility of a referendum on the introduction of a harmonized sales tax

Political Face Off will bring you P.E.I. politicians like you've never heard them before: open, candid, and frank.

The CBC's Ryan Hicks brings together government and opposition MLAs to talk about the Island's top political stories.

You can join the conversation through Twitter, just tweet @ryhicks.

A referendum proposal

Some Islanders believe a change as big as introducing a harmonized sales tax on the Island should be taken to a referendum.

Robert Mitchell, Liberal, Charlottetown Sherwood and Hal Perry, PC, Tignish-Palmer Road debate.

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Changes to health care

Islanders face changes to how health care is delivered across the Island. What do these changes mean for health care in rural areas?  And how do MLAs view the climate in the legislature?

Charlie McGeoghegan, Liberal, Belfast-Murray River and Steven Myers, PC, Georgetown-St. Peters square off.

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HST coming to the Island

The government announced in last week's budget that the HST would be introduced on Prince Edward Island April 1, 2013.

Will combining federal and provincial sales taxes would be good for the Island economy and for Islanders?

Robert Mitchell, Liberal, Charlottetown-Sherwood and Steven Myers, PC, Georgetown-St. Peters debate.

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Appointing school trustees

Paula Biggar, Liberal, Tyne Valley-Linkletter and Hal Perry, PC, Tignish-Palmer Road feature in the inaugural episode.

Recorded in the Confederation Chamber at Province House, Biggar and Perry face off over appointed school trustees, the province's upcoming austerity budget, and the NDP's proposal to cut MLA pay by three per cent.

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