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Charlottetown sergeant urges people to read Little Black Book of Scams

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:30:00 EDT


A staff sergeant in Charlottetown is urging people to read The Little Black Book of Scams, a tool for consumers and businesses published by the federal Competition Bureau.

A tale of two Frosty Treats: Kensington gets second location

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Kensington, P.E.I., will soon have two Frosty Treat Dairy Bars — with the new location opening half a kilometre away from the location that has been a fixture for more than four decades.

Famous P.E.I. painting gets facelift, thanks to another Islander

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:16 EDT


Robert Harris's painting A Meeting of the School Trustees depicts a famous P.E.I. scene, and now another Islander has taken on its restoration.

Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay sets sights on improved ferry service for P.E.I.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:00:00 EDT


Cardigan’s member of parliament says stable funding for the ferry service to P.E.I. is one thing he was happy to see in the federal budget.

Director returning to Watermark Theatre after hit show last summer

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:00:00 EDT


It's a mutual love affair between theatre director Alan Kinsella and P.E.I. audiences, with his Watermark Theatre play a big hit with crowds, and his fondness for seafood, as well as other Island attractions.

P.E.I. daycare owner hoping billions from Ottawa funds more infant spaces

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:00:00 EDT


The longtime owner of a Charlottetown daycare is hoping some of the $7 billion in childcare spending announced in yesterday's federal budget will help subsidise more infant spaces on P.E.I..

Pop-up shop aims to make retail space accessible for young artists and entrepreneurs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:00 EDT


Some young Island artists and entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to sell their products, including a pop-up shop at the Confederation Court Mall.

Loss of transit tax a wait and see game for P.E.I.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT


Transit operators on P.E.I. are waiting and seeing how transit news in the federal budget will affect their bottom line.

Destination Canada permanent funding helps attract more tourists says TIAPEI

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT


The decision by the federal government to make temporary funding of $37.5 million to Destination Canada, a national tourism marketing organization permanent each year is welcome news by the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island.

Charlottetown MP Sean Casey happy with P.E.I.'s federal budget items

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 EDT


P.E.I. fared well in the federal budget released Wednesday with increases in transfer payments and other budget items says Charlottetown's federal member of parliament Sean Casey.

Charlottetown blizzard cleanup will take a couple of nights

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 EDT


With about 20 centimetres of snow down in an overnight blizzard, the city of Charlottetown thinks it will take a couple of nights' work to get streets and sidewalks clear.

P.E.I. finance minister says federal and provincial budget priorities align

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:49:32 EDT


P.E.I.’s finance minister says what he has seen so far in the federal budget indicates to him the two levels of government are on the same track.

Record snowfall in P.E.I. blizzard

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:16:02 EDT


Blizzard warnings across P.E.I. have ended following an overnight storm that dumped a record amount of snow at Charlottetown Airport.

New process flawed, says Tignish community group denied grant

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:22:02 EDT


A community economic development group in western P.E.I. is taking issue with the way the rules have changed for a grant it has come to rely on.

Migrant worker investment good news for seafood processors

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:11:21 EDT


The P.E.I. Seafood Processors Association was pleased to hear about investments in the Temporary Foreign Workers Program in the federal budget Wednesday.

Power back on after pole truck gets stuck in storm

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:32:59 EDT


Maritime Electric has been able to restore power to thousands of customers near Summerside, following a delay when a pole truck got stuck in a winter storm that struck P.E.I. overnight.

Ferry service will 'likely' improve with new budget, says MP

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:03:03 EDT


Charlottetown MP Sean Casey expects the ferry service in the Maritimes and on P.E.I. will be enhanced given increased funding from the federal government announced in Wednesday's budget.

Vehicle registration hikes wrong approach for climate change strategy: PC MLA

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT


A P.E.I. Progressive Conservative MLA says he doesn't think charging higher vehicle registration fees on larger and less fuel efficient vehicles on the Island is a good approach to fighting climate change.

'Steer wars': P.E.I. brothers take to the ring at the annual Easter Beef Show

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT


The Potts brothers, nine-year-old Austin and six-year-old Nolan, will compete this week in the 66th edition of the Easter Beef Show and Sale, the fourth generation of their family to be part of the Island event.

'Relieved about what we didn't see': Small business group reacts to federal budget

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:15:56 EDT


Calling it a lukewarm budget, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business is glad that its members won't be hit with a rumoured capital gains tax hike.