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Doing the 'side hustle': Islanders tap into their creative sides

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT


A growing number of Prince Edward Islanders are doing the hustle, the side hustle that is, tapping into creative sidelines for fulfillment and extra cash.

'It made me a better person': P.E.I. Easter Seals ambassadors, then and now

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT


We took a look at some of P.E.I.'s Easter Seals ambassadors from past years, and where they are now.

Married 60 years? Come have lunch with the Lewises

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:20:47 EDT


Couples on P.E.I. who have been married 60 years are being invited to celebrate this summer with Lt.-Gov. Frank Lewis and his wife, Dorothy.

The new $10 bill, and how to tell it's not fake

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:30:00 EDT


A Bank of Canada representative was on P.E.I. last week to talk to law enforcement officials about counterfeit money.

Summerside man reflects on Holocaust and his 'miracle' existence

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:32:02 EDT


His grandmother was a Russian Jew who married a German soldier. His mother made it through the Second World War without being caught. His grandfather was the sole survivor of his family. Ernest Schleichorn says it's a miracle he even exists.

Charlottetown Islanders go for 10 playoff wins in a row Saturday

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:39:59 EDT


The Charlottetown Islanders blanked the Blainville-Broisbriand Armada 3-0 Friday night in the opening game of the best-of-seven QMJHL semifinal series.

'First trout ever': How a love of fishing is passed on through generations on P.E.I.

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT


P.E.I. families love their fishing, and it's a passion that is handed down from generation to generation, especially on opening day.

Miss Vickie's recalls jalapeno-flavoured chips due to salmonella risk

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:50:49 EDT


Miss Vickie’s is voluntarily recalling its jalapeno-flavoured, kettle-cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of salmonella in a seasoning used in the product.

What's up next for Compass? Here's the inside scoop

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT


It's the question many Islanders are asking. What's next for CBC News: Compass? We get the latest from show producer Tracy Lightfoot.

Mill River project 'tainted' by political debate, says new owner

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:54:05 EDT


The new owner of the Mill River Resort says he’s “disappointed” with the debate in the P.E.I. Legislature over the sale of the former government-owned golf course, fun park and campground.

P.E.I. homeowner dodges Kijiji scammer

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:47:54 EDT


An Island homeowner is relieved after a $2,000 scam involving her Kijiji rental ad was thwarted.

P.E.I. duck farm expanding to produce charcuterie

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:00:00 EDT


A duck farm on P.E.I. is expanding to make charcuterie products, which it hopes to sell to restaurants and “foodies” alike.

Order of Canada members, youth leaders stop for Island Walrus Talk

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:00:00 EDT


Wise elders and eager youth will gather in Charlottetown on Saturday night to discuss how to make a better Canada for the Walrus Talks' seventh national stop.

Witness told to 'hide the guns,' court hears in trial of 2 men shot in Christmas Day altercation

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:11:58 EDT


The man who drove his two friends to a house in Pleasant Grove where they were shot and wounded, testified at their trial Friday.

'Don't be blowing your horn to startle the horse': P.E.I. considers more rules for buggies

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:30:42 EDT


A rise in the number of horse-drawn buggies on P.E.I. roads is prompting transportation officials to review the rules.

Rezoning for new Holland College residence gets unanimous approval from Charlottetown council

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:20:33 EDT


The City of Charlottetown has approved rezoning to build a new Holland College residence at the corner of Grafton and Cumberland streets.

Woman lost $25K in scam, say Charlottetown police

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:09:43 EDT


Charlottetown police are warning the public after a woman lost about $25,000 in a scam.

Residents in Stanley Bridge cutting cheques to improve 'very slow' internet

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:10:13 EDT


The resort municipality that looks after various communities in the Cavendish area of P.E.I. is hoping some extra cheques from residents will help encourage an internet provider to improve service.

Health PEI launches online donor registration form

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT


Health PEI is making it easier for Islanders to sign up as potential organ and tissue donor through a new online registration form announced on Friday.

Aerospace company gets $620K for Charlottetown expansion

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EDT


A P.E.I. company is getting more than $620,000 in government money to help it expand in the aerospace industry.