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Brackley Drive-In closed until ground dries up

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:09:46 EDT


The Brackley Drive-In theatre typically opens the first weekend in May, but owner Bob Boyle is delaying the opening until May 11 to give the ground more time to dry up.

Jamie Larkin enters race for Charlottetown mayor

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:31:58 EDT


Jamie Larkin, a consultant with Investors Group Financial Services who describes himself as a 'natural born problem solver,' will be on the ballot when municipal elections are held Nov. 5.

Where is the nearest defibrillator? Registry set to launch on P.E.I.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:00 EDT


The province is getting closer to launching it's defibrillator registry.

Got a Canadian movie phobia? Check out these 10 films from the Great White North

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:00:00 EDT


In 2014, Dave Stewart asked people to vote for their favourite Canadian films. Here are the Top 10, chosen out of a list of hundreds of titles.

BP granted approval to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:38:26 EDT


On Saturday, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) gave the green light to the company to begin drilling one deepwater exploration well about 300 kilometres off the coast.

How not to be a bystander to LGBTQ harassment

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:00:46 EDT


A preview of some tips on "queer bystander training" from a session at Saturday's shOUT conference on gender and sexuality awareness at UPEI.

Spud Buds offer free baked potatoes to Islanders

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:00:00 EDT


A group of volunteers will be holding their second Spud Buds event offering free baked potatoes with fixings in Connaught Square in Charlottetown Saturday afternoon from noon to 2 p.m.

Tory MLAs allege 'threats,' 'intimidation' by PR Coalition members

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:22:25 EDT


Two Tory MLAs rose in the legislature Friday and said they were the targets of online threats and intimidation, two days after the party accused the P.E.I. Coalition for Proportional Representation of providing personal voter information to the Green Party during a recent byelection.

P.E.I. conservation group against hunting on Sundays

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:00:26 EDT


An Island conservation group is coming out against a proposed amendment to the Wildlife Conservation Act that would allow for hunting on Sundays.

Copper theft leads to power outage in eastern P.E.I.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:09:52 EDT


About 12,700 Maritime Electric customers in eastern P.E.I. were briefly without power at around 3 p.m. Friday.

Liberals set the record straight on paving spending

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:00:00 EDT


P.E.I. Transportation Minister Paula Biggar is responding to an accusation by independent MLA Bushville that millions of dollars in paving was used only in Liberal-held districts.

Province paying for empty space meant for health clinic in eastern P.E.I.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:45:10 EDT


PC MLA Darlene Compton wants to know why the province is paying for space for a health clinic in Murray River, P.E.I., where there is no actual clinic.

Yes or no?: Single question suggestion for electoral reform referendum

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:51:38 EDT


The P.E.I. Liberal Party wants the question Islanders answer in the upcoming referendum to be as easy as circling "yes" or "no."

6 fun things to do on P.E.I. this weekend

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:00:00 EDT


Some of this weekend's fun events are planned for outdoors — get some vitamin D and fresh air while you welcome spring and celebrate Earth Day.

P.E.I. Pulse: Liquid handcuffs, stoned dogs and swimming goats

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:00:00 EDT


CBC P.E.I. is launching a new podcast — P.E.I. Pulse — where you can listen to some of the best radio we've made this week.

Emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital closed for second time this month

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:49:07 EDT


The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital will be closed Friday from 3-10 p.m. because of a lack of doctor coverage, according to a release from Health PEI.

2 P.E.I. Syrians divided over present and future of their country

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:00:00 EDT


Bassel Malakieh and Feyyad Abdulhey, both Syrians living in P.E.I., took very different paths to arrive in P.E.I. — and they also have differing opinions on the war that's tearing their country apart.

P.E.I. French Language School Board files notice of lawsuit against province

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:30:43 EDT


P.E.I.'s French Language School Board has announced it has filed a formal notice to sue the provincial government in order to gain access to federal funds it says it is entitled to.

Charlottetown, O'Leary locations for final 2 P.E.I. marijuana stores released

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:07:53 EDT


O'Leary will get West Prince's lone provincial marijuana store, says the P.E.I. government, and the Charlottetown store will go on Belvedere Avenue.

Greens ask for official investigations into their own information gathering

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:30:00 EDT


P.E.I. Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker has formally asked the provincial privacy commissioner and Elections P.E.I. to investigate allegations raised in question period Wednesday.