Opposition statement on Wood Islands Ferry Task Force
Wood Islands – Belfast-Murray River MLA Darlene Compton today made the following statement on the announcement of the Wood Islands Ferry Task Force:
“The Wood Islands ferry is vitally important to the province’s economy and transportation network. The service disruptions this season had a major impact on tourism, trade and transportation so I welcome the announcement of the Wood Islands Ferry Task Force.
The Task Force stems from a motion I brought forward during the fall sitting of the Legislature after government ignored the issue for months. I was pleased that the motion passed unanimously with support from all parties.
I know that the Premier is taking some heat these days about his indifference to rural Prince Edward Island and its economy so I hope that this Task Force will have meaningful consultation with stakeholders so that we develop a long-term plan for the ferry service.”