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Instagram classic: Island photographer's shot chosen by Canadian Geographic

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:55:12 EDT


Photographer Al Douglas likes putting his shots on Instagram, and Canadian Geographic magazine likes the look of them, choosing one for a special Canada 150 edition.

Wine festival to feature 250 different wines at 2-day event

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:30:00 EDT


Wine lovers on P.E.I. are set to enjoy the annual Festival of Wines scheduled for this weekend.

Jumping for joy: P.E.I. riders get new events in 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:35:30 EDT


A P.E.I woman who wants the sport of horse jumping to grow on the Island has created a new series of competitions to give Island riders more opportunities to compete at home.

Roger Moore's Island visit showed different side to actor

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:00:14 EDT


He might have been best-known as Bond, but the late Sir Roger Moore was also a tireless advocate for children, and it was that role that brought him to P.E.I. in 1996.

Health PEI hopeful new family doctor will be found for Charlottetown practice

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 EDT


A plan is in the works to replace Charlottetown doctor Garth Slysz , who left last year.

GMO potatoes will not be grown commercially on P.E.I. this season

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:00 EDT


There will be no commercially grown GMO potatoes on Prince Edward Island this year, according to Simplot Plant Sciences, the company that developed the Innate potato.

'It was a scene of violence': Joel Clow's trial hears about discovery of Traci Lynch's remains

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:00:00 EDT


An RCMP officer described what she and other crime scene investigators saw the night they found the remains of a woman on the property of Joel Clow, as Clow's trial continued Tuesday.

Play ball: Baseball PEI registration numbers on the rise

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:00 EDT


The sport of baseball is still proving to be popular across the Island and even more so this summer says Baseball PEI's executive director.

Charlottetown Police investigate cyclist and van collision

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 EDT


Police say the investigation into a collision between a van and a cyclist Monday is continuing.

Tulip Blossom Social celebrates 70,000 flowers, planted by monks

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 EDT


Monks planted 70,000 tulips last fall in Montague. They are now up and in bloom.

P.E.I. to create suicide prevention plan

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:00:00 EDT


The P.E.I. government has announced plans to create a suicide prevention strategy.

Charlottetown Police kept busy over long weekend

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:31:51 EDT


Charlottetown Police say they had an unusually high number of calls, about 150, over the long weekend.

Power restored to Hunter River area

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:16:13 EDT


Power has been restored to almost 2,000 customers in central P.E.I. after an outage Tuesday afternoon.

P.E.I. man takes 2nd in Blue Nose Marathon

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT


Mike MacKinnon of Miscouche, P.E.I., was second across the finish line in the Blue Nose Marathon this weekend.

Montague's art trail receives expansion funding

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:34:37 EDT


The Town of Montague will receive $314,000 to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail.

P.E.I. leads country in productivity growth

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:29:34 EDT


Prince Edward Island led the country in productivity growth in 2016, but still has the lowest productivity in the country.

Student offers up space to share friendship

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT


Students at a Charlottetown high school are being invited to "take a chance and sit down with people."

Roundabout proposed for Stratford intersection

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:14:43 EDT


The P.E.I. Department of Transportation is proposing a roundabout in Stratford for what the mayor describes as an increasingly busy intersection.

Western routes into Charlottetown under construction

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:15:55 EDT


There is no escaping construction if you are coming into Charlottetown from the west Tuesday morning.

'It was a miracle': Islander gets her 2nd kidney from grieving family

Tue, 23 May 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Ann Bolger has advocated for organ donation for decades, and recently, she became the recipient of a life-saving kidney donated by a grieving family.