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A delayed wind farm project in Eastern Kings, P.E.I., is moving forward with the testing of three new possible sites for construction. The P.E.I. Energy Corporation initially planned to build a 30-megawatt development at East Point by 2019. However, a municipal bylaw change last fall in Eastern Kings that ...
Over the years, Dixon charted the lives of the family from Enmore, Prince Edward Island. He discovered the suitcases and all the records left behind are from an Island teacher named Mildred Marion Stewart. After spending a chunk of her life teaching in western P.E.I. schools, she eventually settled in ...

A new building code is coming into effect on Prince Edward Island — and the Construction Association of P.E.I. is expecting a big uptake on training that starts next month. ... Prince Edward Island is the last province in Canada to officially adopt the national building code province-wide, Sanderson said.
The Prince Edward Island Home Renovation Program provides Islanders with grants of up to $6,000 for major home renovations such as electrical, structural, heating, plumbing and fire safety and up to $8,000 to individuals with a permanent disability for renovations that accommodate their disability.
Public schools will close two hours early on P.E.I. in expectation of a winter storm. See a full list of cancellations on Storm Centre; Call in your cancellations to 1-877-236-9350. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for all three counties. "Precipitation will arrive this afternoon initially as rain ...
She may be a little jet-lagged still, but Heather Moyse is glad to be back on Canadian — and Island — soil. The Summerside native competed in her fourth Olympics, placing sixth with teammate Alysia Rissling. After winning back-to-back gold medals with teammate Kaillie Humphries in 2010 and 2014, ...

Kier Kenny thought he would never return to Vietnam, but after a friend talked him into it, he is so glad he did. "[It] made me realize that these people have totally moved ahead and it's about time for me to do the same," Kenny said. Kenny, an American by birth now living in Prince Edward Island, was drafted ...
The P.E.I. government is preparing for a review of the province's common assessment program. The first province-wide standardized tests were administered in 2007 in response to recommendations from the P.E.I. Task Force on Student Achievement. Provincial testing to begin in P.E.I. · Student tests show ...
The University of Prince Edward island is reaching out to people who have previously lived on P.E.I., studied on the Island, or visited to see what is holding them back from ... The information will be used to guide government's efforts on recruiting expatriate and new Islanders to Prince Edward Island.
'I think it's unfortunate because if you buy any other prescription drug on Prince Edward Island … you're not paying HST on it and you're not paying an excise tax on it, either.' — Edwin Jewell. It includes an exemption for cannabis that contains lower than 0.3 per cent THC, the psychoactive compound in the ...
There will be no medal this time, but Summerside bobsledder Heather Moyse says her sixth place finish with Alysia Rissling at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Wednesday is just as rewarding. Following four runs, Moyse and Rissling were 1.18 seconds off the gold medal pace set by Germany's Mariama ...
The City of Summerside, P.E.I., stepped up with new funding for the East Prince Seniors Initiative Tuesday night, minutes after passing a budget that had cut that funding. Summerside works to create age-friendly city. EPSI helps seniors remain independent by providing services such as lawn care and ...
The P.E.I. Court of Appeal overturned a judicial review of a human rights case Wednesday, reinstating the provincial commission's original finding that the government discriminated against people with mental illnesses. The court found the Human Rights Commission's original decision, which said the ...
P.E.I.'s chief coroner said his office is investigating the recent death of an inmate of the Provincial Correctional Centre. Last weekend, the Justice Department confirmed that an inmate recently died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, after being taken there for health issues. The department would not confirm ...
A private company which runs a number of nursing homes on Prince Edward Island is taking a different approach. P.E.I. Seniors Homes' policies treat medical marijuana like any other medication — staff give it out in the same way, keeping track of dosing and administration. 'Our policy with medical ...
The P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation and the City of Charlottetown are giving out their annual heritage awards Tuesday — CBC has a sneak peek at who's being lauded for their preservation efforts. Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy · 'I love weddings': Former church set to become a new ...
Environment Canada is calling an extended period of freezing rain that will affect Prince Edward Island Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. The national weather service says a storm from the southwest will spread light snow into the province late in the day Tuesday. The snow will change to a ...

... that we are bursting at the seams with homegrown musical talent is the easiest to prove true. It's also the foolhardiest to attempt. So broad are the possibilities that it is impossible to include all the deserving musicians who have at one time or another called Prince Edward Island home. Foolhardy, indeed.
Pharmacists on P.E.I. are taking steps to address a shortage of EpiPens used by people who are at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions. Health Canada issued a warning about a shortage of 0.3 mg EpiPen auto-injectors across the country last week. The shortage extends to P.E.I., the P.E.I. Pharmacists ...
Gas prices are up four cents after an unscheduled raise due to an increase in wholesale prices according to the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission. The price of diesel, propane, furnace and stove oil are unaffected by the changes. Prices at the pump are up four cents will now range from $1.191 to ...
After three male political leaders from across the country resigned their positions this week, a P.E.I. group wants to see more done to eliminate sexual harassment in politics. The leaders of the Progressive Conservative parties in Ontario and Nova Scotia both resigned their positions this week, as did federal ...
OPINION: Prince Edward Island is changing. The Guardian. Published: 12 hours ago. Province House National Historic Site in Charlottetown is the usual home of P.E.I.'s Legislative Assembly. The building is closed for major renovations. (The Guardian File Photo) - The Guardian ...
Crime Stoppers P.E.I. is celebrating 29 years of operations on the Island. About 100 people from the organization, police and the community attended Crime Stopper's annual general meeting on Friday. "We're rejuvenated, we're able to put more time and effort and monies into the schools," said Don Reed, ...
Alicia Toner won the SOCAN Songwriter of the Year award on Thursday night for her song Back to Fine. She was one on five nominees, beating Ashley Condon, Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling, Liam Corcoran and Nick Doneff for the award. Music P.E.I. releases 2018 award nominees. This could be ...
It's the last weekend in January and the days are already getting noticeably longer. While we're still in the throes of winter, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from on P.E.I., many of them 100 per cent free. Here are some suggestions.
P.E.I. lobster fishermen are being offered some help to improve lobster storage and handling on their boats. The governments of Canada and P.E.I. announced $2.4 million through the jointly-funded Atlantic Fisheries Fund for the project on Thursday morning. The funding offers fishermen half the cost of ...
Forty-eight years after his last tour of duty in Vietnam, Charlottetown's Kier Kenny is going back to see if he can finally close the book on the experience. Kenny, an American by birth, was drafted, joined the air force, and did his first tour of duty in 1969 when he was 20 years old. "After coming from a very ...
CHARLOTTETOWN - A national park in Prince Edward Island that bears the name of a controversial British general will be renamed. Parks Canada confirmed Friday that it will add a Mi'kmaq name to the Port-la-Joye--Fort Amherst National Historic Site, which is near Charlottetown. Indigenous critics have ...
It's almost time to lace up the skates and tape the hockey sticks central P.E.I. residents, a new outdoor rink is on the way. A group of volunteers ...
Whoever broke into St. Mary's Church in Montague, P.E.I., Wednesday night made off with more than cash, says the church pastor. RCMP are ...
Fewer than 10 Maritime Electric customers are still waiting for the lights to be turned back on following a surprise wind storm on P.E.I. Thursday.
A head-on collision in eastern P.E.I. Thursday evening sent both drivers to hospital, say RCMP. The accident happened at about 7:20 p.m. on ...
During the last question period before some Charlottetown voters head to the polls in a byelection, the Opposition once again accused ...
There's so much to do across P.E.I. right now with holiday concerts, craft fairs and fundraisers around every corner. Here are a few spots worth ...
There are no current plans to change Prince Edward Island back to a single employment insurance zone, Trudeau said. "We're always open to ...
Calling it "an historic day for Prince Edward Island," Robert Mitchell unveiled the 46-page document, detailing how the province plans to protect ...
Environment Canada issued a wind warning for Queens and Kings County early Thursday morning, and Islanders were out surveying the ...
... the ferries weren't running, the power was out, and some schools were delayed as high winds rocked Prince Edward Island on Thursday.
A 27-year-old Charlottetown-area man has been charged with attempted murder, arson, uttering threats and assault with a deadly weapon.
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.
The Opposition PCs claim Wade MacLauchlan's Liberal government is breaking the rules of the legislature trying to influence the current ...
To help finance her new album, P.E.I. musician Meaghan Blanchard is selling one of her most cherished possessions — her wedding dress.
The head of P.E.I.'s Island Media Arts Co-op is 'cautiously happy' about news of a new film media fund from the provincial government.
Islanders are in for a wild ride this winter, with plenty of snow and rain in the forecast from December through February. The Weather Network ...
P.E.I.'s jobless rate rose into double digits for the first time in three months as the economy dropped part-time jobs in October.
A 19-year-old man is in hospital with what RCMP describe as life-threatening injuries after his car rolled over in eastern P.E.I. early Friday ...
Opposition Justice and Public Safety critic Jamie Fox is opposing the Liberal government's decision to take the province's privacy commissioner ...
Though the leaves are coloured and falling, tourism numbers continue to rise — particularly in the fall season. Tourism organizers use festivals ...
"Before moving to Prince Edward Island my family endured a devastating earthquake where we lost a number of relatives and our family ...
A P.E.I. developer clashed with a condo president at a public meeting regarding an apartment building he's proposing to build in the downtown ...


 

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