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Charlottetown-area man charged with attempted murder

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:44:51 EST

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A 27-year-old Charlottetown-area man has been charged with attempted murder, arson and assault with a deadly weapon, according to a police news release.




3 ships fined for breaking right whale protective speed limit

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:07:22 EST

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Three more ships have been fined by Transport Canada for breaking speed restrictions in the Gulf of St. Lawrence that were put in place to protect endangered right whales.




Residents sad to see former Home Hardware in Stratford sit empty

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:16:30 EST

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The Home Hardware building in Stratford has been vacant for about two years and a legal disagreement over a right of way between former owner Tim Banks and Home Hardware has slowed down the possibility of selling the building.




MLA relays fear of being 'sucked into another community' under amalgamation

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:48:40 EST

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A government MLA stood in the P.E.I. Legislature Tuesday to pass on concerns from municipal leaders in his district about the province's plans for municipal amalgamation.




Youth reach out to youth in poverty

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:41:13 EST

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Some participants in the Stepping Stones to Success program in western P.E.I. are working together to help other young people in their community.




What about reducing MLA severance? Green leader asks

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:21:06 EST

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The leader of the Green Party wants to know what happened to the P.E.I. government's commitment to review severance packages for MLAs.




Downtown Charlottetown ignoring Black Friday, say small merchants 'can't compete'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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Merchants in downtown Charlottetown are planning to ignore the idea of Black Friday and the deep discounts the post-U.S. Thanksgiving shopping frenzy has brought to Canadian retailers in recent years.




Oops! Decade-old healthy snack booklet handed out at elementary school by mistake

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Marshmallows, chocolate syrup and corn oil aren't the most nutritious ingredients, but were listed in a handout of healthy snack recipes accidentally given to some students at Elliot River Elementary School in Cornwall, P.E.I. last week.




Till death: After 65 years, husband and wife die just 32 hours apart

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:30:00 EST

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On Jan. 28, 1953, Anthony Duivenvoorden and Sophia Juffermans vowed to be faithful to one another until death. They kept their promise.




'Cult-like worshippers' turn Canadian-invented Instant Pot into a phenomenon

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The Ottawa inventor of the Instant Pot electric pressure cooker believes he can sell half a million devices in one day on Black Friday. The gadget has already set sales records on Amazon and continues to grow in popularity both in the US and Canada.




Liberal candidate Bob Doiron in legal battle with Workers Compensation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:27:23 EST

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The Liberal candidate in District 11, Bob Doiron, is involved in a legal battle with the Workers Compensation Board. In court documents Doiron says workers compensation is accusing him of abusing the benefits program.




Most parties in P.E.I. byelection face sign vandalism

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:00:00 EST

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Most of the parties vying for a seat in the provincial byelection in District 11 say their campaign signs face vandalism.




Liberals breaking rules to swing byelection, Opposition charges

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:49:34 EST

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The Opposition PCs claim Wade MacLauchlan's Liberal government is breaking the rules of the legislature trying to influence the current byelection in District 11 Charlottetown-Parkdale.




Cavendish Beach Music Festival wants to expand licensed area on event grounds

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:12:25 EST

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While the headliners for the 2018 Cavendish Beach Music Festival event have yet to be announced, the company that produces the event is proposing some changes for the three-day event.




Philip Whittaker sentenced to 15 months for decades-old sexual assault

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:34:34 EST

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Philip Alexander Whittaker, 61, of Charlottetown, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 months in jail after pleading guilty to a decades-old sexual assault.




A brush with painting brings colour to newcomers' lives

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:00:00 EST

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Newcomers to P.E.I. have been taking part in a watercolour class this fall. Their work will be put on display Wednesday afternoon.




Feeling the zen at Stratford Elementary: Grade 6 students learn about yoga, mindfulness and meditation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:00:00 EST

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Grade 6 students at Stratford Elementary school in Stratford, P.E.I. are adding some yoga, mindfulness and meditation to their studies this fall.




International commission ups Canadian share of bluefin tuna quota

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:22:47 EST

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Fishermen in Atlantic Canada will be able to catch another 77 tonnes of bluefin tuna next year after an international commission agreed to raise the annual quota following an improvement in stocks.




P.E.I. student takes call from PM before speaking at UN

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:53:03 EST

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Twelve-year-old Prince Edward Islander Basel Alrashdan was a little taken aback when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called him Monday morning.




Wanna sell your house? Charlottetown realtors try different strategy

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:10:32 EST

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With the real estate market in the Charlottetown area heating up, some realtors are trying a different strategy to find houses to sell.