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MLA wants bridge debris cleaned up from Borden-Carleton beach

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:10:48 EST


A P.E.I. MLA says the beaches surrounding the abandoned fabrication yard in Borden-Carleton, P.E.I., used to build the Confederation Bridge need to be cleaned up after erosion has exposed leftover industrial waste.

How to make an Acadian meat pie in 6 easy steps

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:00:00 EST


From his family's century-old farmhouse in St. Chrysostome, P.E.I., in the heart of the Island's Acadian region, Felix Arsenault is busy making meat pies — hundreds of them.

U.S. beats Canada for 4th straight World Sledge Hockey Challenge title

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 19:15:49 EST


Brody Roybal and Josh Pauls scored under two minute apart in the second period as the United States edged Canada 3-2 on Saturday to win its fourth-straight World Sledge Hockey Challenge.

Questions linger after P.E.I. unveils plans for marijuana legalization

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST


Politicians and industry stakeholders are raising concerns about some specific points regarding regulation and costs after the P.E.I. government detailed its marijuana legislation this week.

Snowfall warning in effect for Prince County

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 11:09:04 EST


Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for Prince County as it expects the "first significant snowfall of the season" on Saturday.

Confederation Bridge users have mixed feelings toward cashless overnight crossings

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 16:47:59 EST


Strait Crossing, the company that operates the bridge, is about halfway through a 30-day pilot project where it's having toll operators ask drivers how they would feel about eliminating cash payments.

Man convicted of sexual assault in Halifax accused of breaching house arrest on P.E.I.

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 16:39:44 EST


A P.E.I. man convicted of a sexual assault charge in Halifax has been arrested by Charlottetown police for allegedly breaching the terms of his house arrest.

Lace 'em up: Free public skates available across P.E.I.

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 10:50:24 EST


Seven rinks across Prince Edward Island, and hundreds more across Canada will have free skate times on Sunday in celebration of Canada 150.

Where's the rest of the plan for legalized pot? P.E.I. Opposition wonders

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 20:41:40 EST


The Official Opposition expressed incredulity in the P.E.I. legislature Friday, saying the province should be better prepared for the legalization of marijuana.

5 Christmas DIYs to try this weekend

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST


Does your home need a few fresh touches for Christmas? Why not do them yourself, and have some fun while you're at it?

Food bank wants in on any food waste strategy

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 07:00:43 EST


If the province did design a food waste strategy, the Charlottetown food bank says it would want to be part of consultations along with other food banks, grocery stores, the agriculture community and other stakeholders.

P.E.I. shipping in potatoes to make up for low crop yield

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 19:21:17 EST


P.E.I. has experienced a lower potato crop yield than usual this year and has been forced to ship in spuds from other areas of the country to make up for it.​

P.E.I. company takes government to court over PNP agent contracts

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 19:00:00 EST


A P.E.I. company that used to act as an immigration agent under the Provincial Nominee Program is taking the provincial government to court.

Confederation Bridge considers card-only payments on overnight crossings

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 17:00:00 EST


Toll operators at the Confederation Bridge are asking drivers what it would mean if the fixed link stopped accepting cash payments during overnight crossings.

Well repairs mean bottled water for Somerset Elementary students

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 17:00:00 EST


Somerset Elementary School in Kinkora is using bottled water after sediment appeared in its well earlier this week.

Delivering Christmas: Deadlines fast approaching to ship presents

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 16:00:00 EST


The deadlines are fast approaching for Canadians who have to ship gifts to loved ones who live far away — and for letters to Santa.

5 fun things to do this mid-December weekend

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 16:00:00 EST


Take a break from Christmas decorating and shopping to enjoy some Islander entertainment, which is so plentiful this time of year. Here are a few suggestions.

Wet, messy weather coming, says CBC meteorologist Jay Scotland

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 15:00:00 EST


A storm system headed for the Maritimes is expected to bring a mix of wet snow, rain and ice pellets to the Island this weekend.

$1M winning lotto ticket sold in Summerside still unclaimed

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 14:21:29 EST


As of Friday, Dec. 8, no one has turned in the $1,000,000 wining Atlantic 49 ticket that was sold in Summerside, according to Atlantic Lotto.

P.E.I. cracks 1 million overnight stays, sets 4th straight tourism record

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 13:00:00 EST


In what's been a record-breaking year on P.E.I., the province has reached another tourism milestone.