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Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:00:32 EST

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P.E.I. musicians getting recognition on a world stage

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:00:32 EST


Island musicians showed they were some of the best in the world at this year's Folk Alliance in Kansas City, says Music PEI's Rob Oakie.

Island employers recognized for support of Canadian Forces members

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:45:03 EST


Six P.E.I. employers were given special recognition at the Queen Charlotte Armoury Thursday.

City of Charlottetown says no current need for winter parking ban

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:00:00 EST


The City of Charlottetown says there is currently no planned de-icing or clearing of snow that would require enforcement of overnight winter parking restrictions.

Former Dayboat restaurant gets new life as event space

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST


The former Dayboat restaurant in Oyster Bed Bridge, P.E.I., will be getting new life as an event space.

UPEI extends semester to make up for storm days

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST


​UPEI’s senate has voted to extend the current university semester by adding three more optional teaching days.

'Not as scary as it looks': This backyard luge track is 150 metres long with 13 turns

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:00:00 EST


At least one community in eastern P.E.I. is in no hurry to see winter come to an end.

'She's one of the best ones': Group hopes to continue street outreach position

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:00:00 EST


Downtown Charlottetown Inc. is calling its new street outreach navigator project a success, and is hoping the project gets extended beyond the current contract — which ends March 31.

Satellite images show the chilling effect of back-to-back snowstorms

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:22:28 EST


It was a different scene a month ago before the Maritime provinces were hit with a blizzard.

Schools review process has wrong focus, says government minister

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:57:37 EST


He may be a member of cabinet now, but P.E.I. MLA Pat Murphy made it clear Tuesday night he will still speak up to support the schools in his district of Alberton-Roseville.

Summerside convent finally gets council's blessing

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EST


A group of nuns from Ontario has the go-ahead to open a convent in Summerside.

P.E.I. minimum wage going up

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST


The minimum wage on P.E.I. will go up 25 cents on April 1, to $11.25 per hour.

'A lot of people think we're crazy': Seasoned Islanders still skating into their 80s

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:01:02 EST


Fans of P.E.I.'s 55+ Winter Games are seeing something new this week — a division for hockey players 70 years of age and older.

CRA offers help on low-income tax returns

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST


The Canada Revenue Agency will hold sessions on P.E.I. starting later this month for low-income people who need help completing their tax returns.

Summerside approves new lawn pesticide rules

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:08:52 EST


Summerside's new pesticide bylaw errs on the side of caution, says Mayor Bill Martin.

Westisle community questions school review's ability to improve education

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:35:37 EST


The gym at Westisle Composite High School was packed with hundreds of people on Tuesday night, many wearing T-shirts that read "We The West".