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    Pilot whale near North Lake in 'poor health,' had to be euthanized

    Pilot whale near North Lake in 'poor health,' had to be euthanized


    A pilot whale spotted near the shore of North Lake, P.E.I., was in poor health and had to be euthanized, said Fisheries and Oceans...

    A pilot whale spotted near the shore of North Lake, P.E.I., was in poor health and had to be euthanized, said Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

    P.E.I. Business Corporations Act aims to improve protection for shareholders

    P.E.I. Business Corporations Act aims to improve protection for shareholders


    Prince Edward Island will soon have a new act governing the registration of businesses, which will be the first major update of that legislation in 130...

    Prince Edward Island will soon have a new act governing the registration of businesses, which will be the first major update of that legislation in 130 years.

    Amalgamation creates 3 new municipalities on P.E.I.

    Amalgamation creates 3 new municipalities on P.E.I.


    The province has approved the creation of three new municipalities, according to a news release. The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission had recommended the creation of Three Rivers, North Shore and Central...

    The province has approved the creation of three new municipalities, according to a news release. The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission had recommended the creation of Three Rivers, North Shore and Central Prince.

    '1st real killing frost' may have set cold records on P.E.I.

    '1st real killing frost' may have set cold records on P.E.I.


    A hard frost settled over Prince Edward Island overnight Monday, and unofficial readings show record cold in Charlottetown and...

    A hard frost settled over Prince Edward Island overnight Monday, and unofficial readings show record cold in Charlottetown and Summerside.

    4 Island parties present plans for carbon tax, emissions reductions

    4 Island parties present plans for carbon tax, emissions reductions


    On Monday, Environment Minister Richard Brown, Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker, PC environment critic Brad Trivers and NDP Leader Joe Byrne discussed their party's platforms during a carbon-pricing...

    On Monday, Environment Minister Richard Brown, Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker, PC environment critic Brad Trivers and NDP Leader Joe Byrne discussed their party's platforms during a carbon-pricing roundtable.

    IRAC announces largest allowable rent increases in 6 years

    IRAC announces largest allowable rent increases in 6 years


    P.E.I.'s Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has released its maximum allowable residential rent increases for...

    P.E.I.'s Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has released its maximum allowable residential rent increases for 2019.

    P.E.I. squash tournament draws players from around the world

    P.E.I. squash tournament draws players from around the world


    Twenty four professional squash players from more than a dozen countries will be on P.E.I. this week, competing for sizeable prize money and ranking...

    Twenty four professional squash players from more than a dozen countries will be on P.E.I. this week, competing for sizeable prize money and ranking points.

    Construction begins at Summerside park honouring Billy Bridges

    Construction begins at Summerside park honouring Billy Bridges


    Construction has begun on a park to celebrate one of P.E.I.'s favourite Paralympians. Billy Bridges Park is being built in Summerside to honour the sledge hockey player at the former Notre Dame...

    Construction has begun on a park to celebrate one of P.E.I.'s favourite Paralympians. Billy Bridges Park is being built in Summerside to honour the sledge hockey player at the former Notre Dame Park.

    Some areas should be cut from Three Rivers amalgamation, says IRAC

    Some areas should be cut from Three Rivers amalgamation, says IRAC


    P.E.I.'s Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has delivered its final report to the provincial government on the proposed Three Rivers amalgamation in the eastern part of the...

    P.E.I.'s Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has delivered its final report to the provincial government on the proposed Three Rivers amalgamation in the eastern part of the Island.

    Nursing home abuse cases pile up, leaving heartbreak and betrayal

    Nursing home abuse cases pile up, leaving heartbreak and betrayal


    Data obtained by CBC through Freedom of Information legislation shows there have been 102 cases where abuse was found to have occurred in long-term care homes in Nova Scotia since...

    Data obtained by CBC through Freedom of Information legislation shows there have been 102 cases where abuse was found to have occurred in long-term care homes in Nova Scotia since 2015.

    'We can have peace': Town of Tignish reflects on tragedy after both bodies found

    'We can have peace': Town of Tignish reflects on tragedy after both bodies found


    As family and friends prepare for the funerals of Glen DesRoches and Moe Getson, both who were missing after their boat capsized last Tuesday, the community of Tignish is reflecting on a week of tragedy, and how they plan to move...

    As family and friends prepare for the funerals of Glen DesRoches and Moe Getson, both who were missing after their boat capsized last Tuesday, the community of Tignish is reflecting on a week of tragedy, and how they plan to move forward.

    Ojibway elder erects monument for Indigenous women on P.E.I.

    Ojibway elder erects monument for Indigenous women on P.E.I.


    An Ojibway man on a personal mission to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women has established one of his monuments on...

    An Ojibway man on a personal mission to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women has established one of his monuments on P.E.I.

    Book by late P.E.I. restaurateur John Bil published posthumously

    Book by late P.E.I. restaurateur John Bil published posthumously


    A book by late restaurateur John Bil has been published posthumously — giving readers a chance to continue to learn from his expertise in the seafood...

    A book by late restaurateur John Bil has been published posthumously — giving readers a chance to continue to learn from his expertise in the seafood industry.

    Man posting 'revenge porn' sentenced to 22 months in jail

    Man posting 'revenge porn' sentenced to 22 months in jail


    Brian Robert MacAdam was sentenced to 22 months in jail for posting intimate images of women on a website where pornographic photos of women were...

    Brian Robert MacAdam was sentenced to 22 months in jail for posting intimate images of women on a website where pornographic photos of women were traded.

    Brent Gallant running for mayor of Summerside

    Brent Gallant running for mayor of Summerside


    Brent Gallant is running for mayor of Summerside. Gallant has been on city council since...

    Brent Gallant is running for mayor of Summerside. Gallant has been on city council since 1997.

    How to save on your electricity bill this fall

    How to save on your electricity bill this fall


    With fall here, and temperatures starting to dip, many Islanders will start to notice electricity bills going...

    With fall here, and temperatures starting to dip, many Islanders will start to notice electricity bills going up.

    ATV ride around Montague leads to string of charges

    ATV ride around Montague leads to string of charges


    A 25-year-old Kings County man faces a collection of charges after he was alleged to have been driving an all-terrain vehicle around Montague, P.E.I., according to...

    A 25-year-old Kings County man faces a collection of charges after he was alleged to have been driving an all-terrain vehicle around Montague, P.E.I., according to RCMP.

    'Now there's going to be closure': Body of fisherman Moe Getson found

    'Now there's going to be closure': Body of fisherman Moe Getson found


    A body has been found on the shore in western P.E.I., on the Northumberland Strait, and a family member and RCMP have confirmed it is Maurice (Moe)...

    A body has been found on the shore in western P.E.I., on the Northumberland Strait, and a family member and RCMP have confirmed it is Maurice (Moe) Getson.

    N.B. Tories win most seats, Liberals intend to form government

    N.B. Tories win most seats, Liberals intend to form government


    New Brunswick's electoral landscape was thrown into chaos Monday, as both the Progressive Conservatives and the incumbent Liberals hope to form government after the first minority legislature in almost 100...

    New Brunswick's electoral landscape was thrown into chaos Monday, as both the Progressive Conservatives and the incumbent Liberals hope to form government after the first minority legislature in almost 100 years.