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Last Build Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:00:00 EST

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Captain's court martial hears questions about cadet's missing note

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:00:00 EST


The court martial of a former army cadet commanding officer is into its second day in Charlottetown.

Charlottetown Police looking for 41-year-old missing woman

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:26:45 EST


Charlottetown Police are asking for the public's help to find Stacey Gail Smith, who was last seen Monday evening in Charlottetown.

Risk of heavy snow, freezing rain brings special weather statement for P.E.I.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:08:13 EST


Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for all of P.E.I. for a low-pressure system expected to cross the Maritimes Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Pulp mill effluent shouldn't affect fishery in Northumberland Strait, says UPEI expert

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:39:38 EST


Plans by a Nova Scotia pulp mill to pipe treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait shouldn't pose a significant risk to water quality in the strait, says an expert on the subject — though he understands why fishermen are concerned about it.

Mill River owner testifies he trusted province to clear title with Mi'kmaq

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:14:40 EST


Don McDougall, the owner of the old provincial Mill River properties in western P.E.I., testified at a judicial hearing in P.E.I. Supreme Court Tuesday into Indigenous claims to the land.

Adults will be able to carry 30 grams of pot in public, province says

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:12:44 EST


P.E.I.'s Department of Justice and Public Safety outlined more preliminary directions for cannabis legislation in Prince Edward Island, including where and how the product will be sourced and sold.

Welcome baskets help build community in eastern P.E.I.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:01:21 EST


Organizations and businesses in the Souris area are handing out welcome baskets to newcomers.

Charlottetown asks its young people about affordable housing

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:30:00 EST


Charlottetown's Youth Retention Advisory Board has launched an anonymous online survey to ask youth how they feel about access to affordable housing in the city.

Charlottetown school aiming high at Washington Future Cities competition

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:23:45 EST


A team from Grace Christian School in Charlottetown will represent Canada for the second year in a row at the Future City competition in Washington, D.C.

Apartments planned for old Holland College building in Summerside

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:33:40 EST


The owner of the former Holland College building on Granville Street in Summerside, P.E.I., has new plan for developing it.

89 vessels broke speed limit designed to protect North Atlantic right whales

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:45:56 EST


At least 89 vessels exceeded the speed limit in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in the first three weeks after it was imposed last summer to try to prevent further deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales, a document obtained by CBC News shows.

Summerside signs up for energy-saving deal with Honeywell

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:09:19 EST


Summerside city council voted Monday night to enter into an energy management deal with Honeywell Inc.

P.E.I., N.B. close diabetes camps for kids

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST


Diabetes Canada is closing a popular camp on P.E.I. for Island children with Type 1 diabetes, along with their summer camp in neighbouring New Brunswick.

Welcome to the neighbourhood. Have you read the terms of service?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST


Toronto is becoming a test bed for new smart-city technology, but some observers are concerned about the privacy of the data the city would be collecting.

Business is the reluctant hero in the minimum wage transition: Don Pittis

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 EST


Voices claiming to represent business cry foul on wage hikes. But just watch how quickly capitalism adapts.

Trying to lose weight? Then ditch the scale, says P.E.I. dietitian

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:00:00 EST


A P.E.I. dietitian is encouraging people to stick with their New Year's resolution of losing weight by doing away with the scale.

Flooding in western P.E.I. causes damage, closes roads

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:32:06 EST


Mild temperatures, melting snow and about 40 millimetres of rain in western P.E.I. over the weekend led to several floods and road closures in the region.

Island students prepare oyster farming invention for market

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:00:00 EST


A group of UPEI students is gearing up to take their invention to market where it can hopefully make the process of growing oysters easier.

How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:00:00 EST


Health PEI is implementing a new system to get better control of patients who are prone to be violent.

Former commander of Charlottetown cadets faces court martial

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:52:06 EST


A military court martial is underway in Charlottetown involving an army cadet commander charged under the National Defence Act.