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Montague community school program needs volunteers

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:20:45 EST


The community school program in Montague, P.E.I., is in danger of ending if new organizers don't come forward.

'A magical place': Stratford man still building community rink after 23 years

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST


Stratford, P.E.I.'s Gordie Cox has been creating community rinks on the pond across the street from his house for 23 years. He even came back to it after slipping on the ice and breaking his back.

How to fight back against rising bank fees on chequing accounts

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST


Canada’s big banks continue to hike personal bank fees. Many banks are also making it more difficult to avoid one of the largest and most irritating fees — that pesky chequing account charge.

Just south of 60: Kensington, P.E.I.'s Candace Woodside shares life in remote northern Saskatchewan

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:00:00 EST


Kensington, P.E.I.'s Candace Woodside has moved to a remote fly-in community in northern Saskatchewan and is sharing what life there is like in a new blog.

How P.E.I. students see the ideal city of the future

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:35:03 EST


Students on P.E.I. have created models of what their ideal city would look like 100 years in the future — and it includes greener transportation and healthy living.

4-year-old 'little angel' calls 911 after mom faints

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:23:22 EST


Soleyl Saavedra taught her daughter Jasmine early on how to phone 911. Her lessons paid off last Friday when a sinus infection turned more serious.

Snow, freezing rain forecast for Tuesday on P.E.I.

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:51:43 EST


Snow and freezing rain are expected to make for messy weather conditions Tuesday on P.E.I.

Maritimers rally in support of Women's March on Washington

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:21:58 EST


People wearing pink hats and hoisting signs reading 'The Future is Female' and 'Make America Kind Again' sang, chanted and cheered together in many Maritime cities.

Your P.E.I.: The dark days of winter

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST


It's a dark season, but the light always gets through enough to make for a great photograph.

'Everything is fair game': City seeking public's input on budget allocations

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST


When it comes to money and budgets, almost everyone has an opinion. The City of Charlottetown wants to hear some of those suggestions from residents, before it begins the process of planning and creating its 2017 budget.

Fun with falcons: How an Island falconer's business has taken flight

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST


An Island falconer has seen his business take flight as cruise ship visitors flock to his home in Albany, P.E.I., for a chance to interact with birds of prey. He's also a hit locally for his educational presentations.

'There's something for everyone': P.E.I. winter woodlot tour returns after cancellation

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:00:00 EST


The P.E.I. Winter Woodlot Tour has turned into a winter highlight for many Islanders. Weather forced postponements and cancellation in 2016 but organizers are hoping for another success.

Fatal fire on P.E.I. prompts space heater warning

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:00:00 EST


P.E.I.’s fire marshal is urging Islanders to keep fire safety in mind when using portable space heaters this winter.

Givin'er a rest: party-loving Maritimers try out Dry January

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST


New Brunswick, like the rest of Atlantic Canada, loves a couple of beers at the end of the day — but a growing number of people in the province are taking a yearly hiatus to regroup (and reset their tolerance.)

The Royal North gets nominated for three P.E.I. Music awards

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:00:00 EST


The five-member band formed in 2015 and is described as a blend of guitar-driven 80’s rock, modern pop and Canadiana.