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79-year-old student determined to get PhD

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:03:15 EDT


79-year old Olive Bryanton in the middle of working on her PhD, the oldest student at UPEI to do so.

Atlantic Lotto needs better direction, say auditors

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


The four Atlantic provinces have not provided clear direction to the Atlantic Lottery Corporation in terms of its mandate, say Atlantic Canada's four provincial auditor generals.

Stopping abuse in and out of sport

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:21:04 EDT


Sport Coaches on P.E.I. are being offered training to help them recognize when their players may be suffering from abuse.

Stormwater on the radar for P.E.I. municipalities

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:00:00 EDT


Some Canadian municipalities are turning to separate stormwater taxes to help prepare for the impact of climate change but so far the City of Charlottetown is focusing on raising awareness not fees.

Got an idea to celebrate Canada's 150th? Apply here

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:22:16 EDT


The Community Foundation of P.E.I. is now accepting applications for grants from charities for small projects to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.

Meet 'the tabulator': Able to count 300 paper ballots a minute

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT


When the official vote count begins for the P.E.I. plebiscite, it will be a computer that tallies up the votes and declares the winner.

Unregulated 'internet of things' industry puts us all at risk, security experts say

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Last Friday's massive cyberattacks should serve as a "wake-up call" to alert the public that internet-connected devices designed to make our lives more convenient are also making us unsafe, security analysts warn.

A $31B problem: How Canada sucks at reducing food waste

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


France has made it illegal for supermarkets to waste food. Italy is offering tax breaks when businesses donate leftovers. In Canada, $31 billion worth of food ends up in landfills or composters each year. But a policy addressing our food waste isn't likely to be in place any time soon.

P.E.I. MP faces criticism over stand on latest ACOA minister

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:41:35 EDT


Lawrence MacAulay is under some criticism for his thoughts on an interesting decision made by Prime Minister Trudeau when picking his cabinet — the minister in charge of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is not from the Atlantic region.

Singer John McDermott brings singing (and fishing) skills back to P.E.I.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:00:13 EDT


Scottish singer John McDermott is heading back to P.E.I. for concert dates, just a few months after landing a big fish off Tignish.

Witch in the family: Maritime writer gets surprise researching new book

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:00:56 EDT


Researching her new book, The Witches Of New York, Maritime writer Ami McKay made a surprising discovery: She had a witch of her own in the family tree.

FireWorks 3rd best restaurant in Canada, enRoute magazine says

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:00:00 EDT


A team of judges from enRoute magazine spent a few days at FireWorks after it was named one of 35 finalists out of hundreds of new eating establishments that opened across Canada this year.

Round 2: School review public meetings continue on P.E.I.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:47:36 EDT


Islanders are being urged to participate in a second round of public meetings on school reorganization being held Nov. 1 to 10.

No funding for sewage treatment plant, premier tells Stratford

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 EDT


Stratford Mayor David Dunphy says his council is once again examining the issue of how to treat the town’s sewage, after the premier sent the town a letter advising it the province is not in a position to approve funding for the option council has selected.

Charlottetown bike lanes 'unsafe' according to lawsuit by driver who collided with cyclist

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:00:00 EDT


Jordan Arsenault-Loeman is suing the City of Charlottetown in connection with a collision in August of 2015. He was driving a car that collided with a cyclist.