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Upgrades coming to Veterans Affairs office in Charlottetown

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT


An overhaul of the infrastructure inside the Daniel J. MacDonald building, which houses Veterans Affairs Canada in Charlottetown, is in the works.

Halloween for Hunger campaign planned to replenish Montague food bank

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:14:19 EDT


A new campaign will be launched on Halloween to help fill the shelves at the Southern Kings and Queens Food Bank in Montague, P.E.I.

Tories look to fill war chest ahead of next election

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:10:57 EDT


The P.E.I. PC Party has a new leader who’s already outlining elements that will make up the party’s platform for the next provincial election. But first the party needs to pay off the debt it amassed campaigning in the last campaign.

Parking poses problems at Bonshaw Provincial Park

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:51:53 EDT


Too many vehicles parking in the main lot of the new Bonshaw Provincial Park is raising safety concerns.

P.E.I. teen mentorship program expands with help from $115K in grants

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:34:32 EDT


Big Brothers Big Sisters of P.E.I. has received a $25,000 grant from Rogers Communications to expand its teen mentorship program.

Jordan Brown named to P.E.I. education portfolio

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:05:05 EDT


Jordan Brown has been appointed to take over the education portfolio left vacant when Doug Currie resigned from politics last week.

'A good investment': Holland College buying properties to meet student housing demands

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:00:00 EDT


Holland College has continued to expand its available student housing to accommodate the ever-growing student population.

Car ran stop sign in fatal collision, say RCMP

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:49:30 EDT


The 45-year-old driver who was killed in a highway accident in eastern P.E.I. Sunday night ran through a stop sign, say RCMP.

What to do if you're being sexually harassed at work on P.E.I.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:00:00 EDT


The #MeToo campaign that went viral this week had a lot of Islanders talking about their experiences of being sexually assaulted and harassed — and for some, pointing out a lack of support, knowledge and understanding in their workplaces about what to do if the harassment happens at work.

'Thank you and we love you': P.E.I. doctors celebrated with awards

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:12:48 EDT


Of the 115 nominations put forward for 62 physicians, the society awarded Dr. Megan Armstrong, Dr. Barry Fleming and Dr. Michael Irvine with top honours.

Georgetown councillor shuffle unshuffled

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:01:57 EDT


The mayor of Georgetown, P.E.I., has reversed his decision to shuffle the portfolios of town councillors.

'They rewarded me': James Aylward on why he won PC leadership, and what's next

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:31:28 EDT


On Friday night James Aylward was elected leader of P.E.I.'s Progressive Conservative Party.

No 'significant issues' from marijuana legalization, says Colorado medical officer

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:25:54 EDT


The Chief Medical Officer in Colorado, where marijuana was legalized in 2014, has some advice for Canada leading up to the legalization of marijuana on July 1.

Summerside girls winners in national recipe competition

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:11:01 EDT


Two young Summerside chefs are getting some national attention for their cooking skills.

'I'm furious': Residents in Borden-Carleton's fire district oppose annexation

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:38:00 EDT


About 200 residents from Albany and other surrounding municipalities in the Borden-Carleton fire district sounded off in opposition to the proposed annexation with the town at a public meeting Sunday night.

'We just want to go fishing': Man wants Borden-Carleton jetty reopened

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A P.E.I. man is hoping to see the jetty at the Confederation Bridge fabrication yard reopened after public access was restricted because of safety concerns.

Right whales could be 20 years away from certain extinction, scientists say

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Scientists at an annual meeting for North Atlantic right whales estimate the species has a little over two decades left to survive unless changes are made immediately.

Bill Morneau tries to divest himself of a controversy: Aaron Wherry

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:01:48 EDT


Just before question period, the finance minister summoned reporters to explain that he would be divesting himself of a million shares in his family business. In the House of Commons, the opposition would attempt to divest from Bill Morneau its pound of flesh.

Mechanical issue cancels 2 crossings between P.E.I., N.S.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:27:25 EDT


Northumberland Ferries cancelled two morning crossings due to a mechanical issue on the MV Holiday Island and regular service is set to resume at 1 p.m.

Souped up: P.E.I. bone broth company looks to expand

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:00:00 EDT


The downturn in Alberta's oil and gas industry led a lot of Islanders to seek new employment. In Mike and Julie Taylor's case, it has led to two new businesses in Summerside, P.E.I. — the Bony Broth Company, and Farmed Market and Craft Butchery.