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Last Build Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:09:38 EDT

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Power being restored to parts of P.E.I.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:09:38 EDT


Power is out on several parts of the Island, including Charlottetown. A Maritime Electric spokeswoman said crews are on their way out to assess what parts of the Island are affected.

Coats for Kids campaign needs boots, snowsuits donated

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:05:19 EDT


The Summerside Coats for Kids campaign needs more donations. Last year, about 200 coats were handed out, and organizers think the need could be even higher this year.

Confederation Bridge reopens to all traffic

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:00:42 EDT


Due to high winds early Sunday, certain vehicles weren't allowed to cross the Confederation Bridge.

'It's awesome': Family from Saudi Arabia carves Halloween pumpkins for 1st time

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:23:37 EDT


Making jack-o-lanterns for Halloween is always fun, but it's especially exciting when it's your first time, a family from Saudi Arabia discovered Saturday.

Canadian priest, Pope Francis' communications officer, visits P.E.I.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:00:18 EDT


Every major company has a communications team to deal with the media, and that includes the Catholic church. Canada's Father Thomas Rosica handles English-language communications for the Pope.

Campus Sessions music videos showcase UPEI, local musicians

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT


UPEI has begun taping new Campus Sessions, a popular series of YouTube videos featuring local musicians that showcase the university's campus.

5 fast, easy and fun DIY Halloween costumes

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:00:49 EDT


Zombies are fine, but why not try something different this year? A blonde bob wig, some extra large pearls and a power suit? Hi Hillary!

Rain, winds could restrict some Maritime travel Saturday

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:49:14 EDT


Heavy rain and wind has caused some travel advisories in the Maritime region for Saturday.

Lowther's Haunted Farm scaring up money for fire department

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:50:34 EDT


Lowther's Haunted Farm is celebrating 10 years of scaring the daylights out of people on Prince Edward Island.

Wo-He-Lo Club raises almost $30K for hospital

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT


The Wo-He-Lo Club has raised almost $30,000 from its recent clothing sale — enough to purchase an infant resuscitator for the neonatal ICU at Charlottetown’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Liverpool Packet, sunk by Nazi U-boat, surfaces in new documentary

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:00:00 EDT


New research for a CBC documentary is shedding light on how a war-time attack on a Mersey Pulp and Paper ship sparked fears that the Nazis were invading Seal Island, N.S.

'This is not just a library': Summerside Inspire Learning Centre gets major donation

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT


The fundraising goal for Summerside's new Inspire Learning Centre has almost been reached after a major donation from Cavendish Farms.

Voting options: The 5 choices in the electoral reform plebiscite

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:00:00 EDT


CBC put together explanations along with arguments for and against each of the five systems presented on the ballot.

Community cook days help hungry P.E.I. families feed themselves

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT


Tammy MacKinnon is the kind of person who wants to help others by teaching them to help themselves — the Cornwall mother of four has been hosting very popular neighbourhood cook days in the Central Christian Church in Charlottetown for the past couple of years.

Zombie hands, bats winning design for P.E.I. artist

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:00:14 EDT


A recent Holland College grad was been named the regional winner in the BMO Invitational Student Art Competition.