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Trust Act needs a Review

Readers of yesterday’s Driftwood would have found our board member Mairi Welman’s succinct argument on why the Trust Act needs a review, citing issues from environmental degradation to the suppression of the arts and farmer communities due to lack of affordability.

She says, “the dysfunction and lack of cohesion between the Trust and other governance structures with jurisdiction on the islands is the one thing that can be agreed upon by a wide spectrum of people who have differing views… Because the governance mechanism and toolkit is in no way up to handling today’s complex issues, we should indeed be asking the provincial government… to review how our islands are governed to see what improvements can be made.”

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