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    Saturday brings the cold before the storm

    Saturday brings the cold before the storm


    Islanders are encouraged to prepare for difficult travel conditions and possible power outages as snow and freezing rain is expected to hit P.E.I. on Sunday and into...

    Islanders are encouraged to prepare for difficult travel conditions and possible power outages as snow and freezing rain is expected to hit P.E.I. on Sunday and into Monday.

    What to do with all the stuff Marie Kondo convinced you to give up

    What to do with all the stuff Marie Kondo convinced you to give up


    Now that you've tidied up with Marie Kondo's new Netflix series, what do you to with all of your excess stuff? Here are some...

    Now that you've tidied up with Marie Kondo's new Netflix series, what do you to with all of your excess stuff? Here are some ideas.

    Island man determined to keep his crown in short story-writing contest

    Island man determined to keep his crown in short story-writing contest


    Island writers are sharpening their pencils — if people still do that — in anticipation of the launch of a contest to write a short story of 2,500 words or less in just one...

    Island writers are sharpening their pencils — if people still do that — in anticipation of the launch of a contest to write a short story of 2,500 words or less in just one week.

    Suicide awareness program seeing success, says CMHA on P.E.I.

    Suicide awareness program seeing success, says CMHA on P.E.I.


    The Canadian Mental Health Association is stepping into classrooms in Prince Edward Island this week to talk to Grade 9 students about...

    The Canadian Mental Health Association is stepping into classrooms in Prince Edward Island this week to talk to Grade 9 students about suicide.

    Meet P.E.I.'s new child advocate Michele Dorsey

    Meet P.E.I.'s new child advocate Michele Dorsey


    P.E.I.'s new child advocate Michele Dorsey says as the province's very first person in the role, she is feeling the pressure to live up to high...

    P.E.I.'s new child advocate Michele Dorsey says as the province's very first person in the role, she is feeling the pressure to live up to high expectations.

    Updated drone regulations get mixed reaction from P.E.I. businesses

    Updated drone regulations get mixed reaction from P.E.I. businesses


    The federal Department of Transportation recently added more rules on who can operate drones, where they can fly and what they can carry and it's sparked mixed reaction for people in the drone business on...

    The federal Department of Transportation recently added more rules on who can operate drones, where they can fly and what they can carry and it's sparked mixed reaction for people in the drone business on P.E.I.

    P.E.I. couple sentenced to jail time for $200K welfare fraud

    P.E.I. couple sentenced to jail time for $200K welfare fraud


    A P.E.I. couple has been sentenced to jail time for defrauding the province of close to $200,000 in social assistance...

    A P.E.I. couple has been sentenced to jail time for defrauding the province of close to $200,000 in social assistance payments.

    P.E.I. has worst immigration retention rates in the country

    P.E.I. has worst immigration retention rates in the country


    Fewer than one in five immigrants recently landed on P.E.I. are still on the Island after five years, according to a new study from the Atlantic Provinces Economic...

    Fewer than one in five immigrants recently landed on P.E.I. are still on the Island after five years, according to a new study from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.

    P.E.I. hires long-awaited child advocate

    P.E.I. hires long-awaited child advocate


    P.E.I. has announced it will create a child advocate position, becoming the last province in Canada to do...

    P.E.I. has announced it will create a child advocate position, becoming the last province in Canada to do so.

    Early childhood educators' wage demand would be disruptive, says minister

    Early childhood educators' wage demand would be disruptive, says minister


    P.E.I. Early Childhood Education Minister Jordan Brown would like to see wages increase in the sector, but says the $7 increase demanded by workers in French centres would throw the system out of...

    P.E.I. Early Childhood Education Minister Jordan Brown would like to see wages increase in the sector, but says the $7 increase demanded by workers in French centres would throw the system out of balance.

    How Island seniors can prepare for the electoral reform question

    How Island seniors can prepare for the electoral reform question


    A free symposium to help Island seniors prepare for the referendum question on electoral reform is planned for Jan. 26 in...

    A free symposium to help Island seniors prepare for the referendum question on electoral reform is planned for Jan. 26 in Charlottetown.

    Seed royalty proposal irks National Farmers Union

    Seed royalty proposal irks National Farmers Union


    A proposal to impose royalties on seeds, including seeds farmers save from their own crops, has the National Farmers Union concerned about a loss of...

    A proposal to impose royalties on seeds, including seeds farmers save from their own crops, has the National Farmers Union concerned about a loss of autonomy.

    PC leadership candidates face final debate, end of membership drive

    PC leadership candidates face final debate, end of membership drive


    Heading into the final day to sell party memberships, the five candidates to be the next leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of P.E.I. traded a few barbs at the Murphy Centre in...

    Heading into the final day to sell party memberships, the five candidates to be the next leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of P.E.I. traded a few barbs at the Murphy Centre in Charlottetown.

    P.E.I. losing child and adolescent psychiatrist

    P.E.I. losing child and adolescent psychiatrist


    P.E.I. will soon be losing one of its child and adolescent psychiatrists, when Dr. Anita Taj completes her one-year locum...

    P.E.I. will soon be losing one of its child and adolescent psychiatrists, when Dr. Anita Taj completes her one-year locum position.

    Heed travel warnings, Freeland says, as Canadians face detention and death abroad

    Heed travel warnings, Freeland says, as Canadians face detention and death abroad


    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland urged Canadians to pay attention to the government's travel warnings amid a spate of high-profile cases of murder, abduction and detention of Canadians...

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland urged Canadians to pay attention to the government's travel warnings amid a spate of high-profile cases of murder, abduction and detention of Canadians abroad.

    Buddhist documents translator to donate his $890K poker win

    Buddhist documents translator to donate his $890K poker win


    Scott Wellenbach had quite a run at a poker tournament that wrapped up Wednesday night in the Bahamas and the 67-year-old plans to donate all of the...

    Scott Wellenbach had quite a run at a poker tournament that wrapped up Wednesday night in the Bahamas and the 67-year-old plans to donate all of the winnings.