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    Islander attends World Economic Forum in Switzerland

    Islander attends World Economic Forum in Switzerland


    A P.E.I. native is one of two Canadians selected to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland as part of a global youth initiative, having conversations and sharing ideas with some of the most powerful people in the...

    A P.E.I. native is one of two Canadians selected to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland as part of a global youth initiative, having conversations and sharing ideas with some of the most powerful people in the world.

    Island mom of 4 'living a dream' with home-based fitness business

    Island mom of 4 'living a dream' with home-based fitness business


    After spending many years in the gym teaching fitness classes and sweating next to everybody else, the 37-year-old mother of four is working out in a different way — hosting a live, online 30-minute workout show for people to sweat it out in their own...

    After spending many years in the gym teaching fitness classes and sweating next to everybody else, the 37-year-old mother of four is working out in a different way — hosting a live, online 30-minute workout show for people to sweat it out in their own home.

    Storm players share their love of reading with Island students

    Storm players share their love of reading with Island students


    Leading up to Family Literacy Day on Saturday, players are spending time speaking to students about the importance of reading, writing and working hard in...

    Leading up to Family Literacy Day on Saturday, players are spending time speaking to students about the importance of reading, writing and working hard in school.

    P.E.I.'s crab fishery OK with new rules — as long as they don't get 'too drastic'

    P.E.I.'s crab fishery OK with new rules — as long as they don't get 'too drastic'


    The P.E.I. Snow Crab Association, as well as the province's fisheries minister, say new rope rules are a welcome step forward in protecting endangered right...

    The P.E.I. Snow Crab Association, as well as the province's fisheries minister, say new rope rules are a welcome step forward in protecting endangered right whales.

    P.E.I. premier opposes Pictou mill's effluent plan

    P.E.I. premier opposes Pictou mill's effluent plan


    P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan added his voice Tuesday to those concerned over Northern Pulp’s plans for a new effluent treatment facility at its mill in Pictou,...

    P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan added his voice Tuesday to those concerned over Northern Pulp’s plans for a new effluent treatment facility at its mill in Pictou, N.S.

    Scottish Islanders urged to help preserve historic site overseas

    Scottish Islanders urged to help preserve historic site overseas


    A group from northern Scotland is looking for people of Scottish heritage in the Maritimes to help protect a historic...

    A group from northern Scotland is looking for people of Scottish heritage in the Maritimes to help protect a historic site.

    Islanders keep close eye on Jamaica situation

    Islanders keep close eye on Jamaica situation


    Islanders booked to travel to Montego Bay are watching the situation closely after the Jamaican government declared a state of emergency due to a spike in thefts and murders in the...

    Islanders booked to travel to Montego Bay are watching the situation closely after the Jamaican government declared a state of emergency due to a spike in thefts and murders in the area.

    Blessed beef a boon for P.E.I. company

    Blessed beef a boon for P.E.I. company


    As immigration continues on P.E.I., the demand for halal beef is growing — and Atlantic Beef Products is taking advantage of the...

    As immigration continues on P.E.I., the demand for halal beef is growing — and Atlantic Beef Products is taking advantage of the opportunity.

    Charlottetown court martial wraps up, some charges dropped

    Charlottetown court martial wraps up, some charges dropped


    Testimony wrapped up Tuesday in proceedings against army reserve Capt. Todd Bannister, accused of making inappropriate sexual remarks to female army...

    Testimony wrapped up Tuesday in proceedings against army reserve Capt. Todd Bannister, accused of making inappropriate sexual remarks to female army cadets.

    Take extra care on P.E.I. roads, RCMP warn

    Take extra care on P.E.I. roads, RCMP warn


    With snow falling and freezing rain expected to hit parts of P.E.I. Tuesday afternoon, RCMP are warning people to take extra care on the...

    With snow falling and freezing rain expected to hit parts of P.E.I. Tuesday afternoon, RCMP are warning people to take extra care on the roads.

    Ideas for Charlottetown's new Water Street property

    Ideas for Charlottetown's new Water Street property


    Last week the City of Charlottetown bought an undeveloped property on Water Street. The CBC's Katerina Georgieva asked people walking by what should be done with...

    Last week the City of Charlottetown bought an undeveloped property on Water Street. The CBC's Katerina Georgieva asked people walking by what should be done with it.

    Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

    Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water lands a leading 13 Oscar nods


    Ontario-filmed The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations announced this morning with 13, with Get Out, Dunkirk and Lady Bird also among notable films vying for Hollywood's highest...

    Ontario-filmed The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations announced this morning with 13, with Get Out, Dunkirk and Lady Bird also among notable films vying for Hollywood's highest honours.

    New snow crab fishing rules rein in use of ropes to protect North Atlantic right whales

    New snow crab fishing rules rein in use of ropes to protect North Atlantic right whales


    Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface...

    Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface of the water and mandatory reporting of all lost gear.

    Privately-sponsored plebiscite overwhelmingly rejects Three Rivers amalgamation

    Privately-sponsored plebiscite overwhelmingly rejects Three Rivers amalgamation


    Voters from unincorporated areas in eastern P.E.I. have delivered a devastating no in a municipal amalgamation plebiscite, says the private group that sponsored...

    Voters from unincorporated areas in eastern P.E.I. have delivered a devastating no in a municipal amalgamation plebiscite, says the private group that sponsored it.

    Renovations proceeding at Mill River despite court challenge

    Renovations proceeding at Mill River despite court challenge


    Despite controversy swirling over its sale and judgment pending in a judicial review, it's business at usual at the Mill River resort and extensive renovations continue...

    Despite controversy swirling over its sale and judgment pending in a judicial review, it's business at usual at the Mill River resort and extensive renovations continue uninterrupted.

    P.E.I. Brewing Company wants federal beer tax axed

    P.E.I. Brewing Company wants federal beer tax axed


    The owner of a P.E.I. brewery says constant increases to the federal beer tax will be damaging to small craft...

    The owner of a P.E.I. brewery says constant increases to the federal beer tax will be damaging to small craft breweries.

    Life with dementia can be lived fully, says Alzheimer's educator

    Life with dementia can be lived fully, says Alzheimer's educator


    Dealing with Alzheimer's patients can take a lot of understanding and a deft touch but on Monday dementia expert Teepa Snow was on P.E.I. offering some guidance to health care professionals and...

    Dealing with Alzheimer's patients can take a lot of understanding and a deft touch but on Monday dementia expert Teepa Snow was on P.E.I. offering some guidance to health care professionals and caregivers.

    Island farmers urge snowmobilers to stay off crops

    Island farmers urge snowmobilers to stay off crops


    Some farmers on P.E.I. are urging snowmobilers to use "a little bit of common sense" when they're out on the trails after reporting some damages to their...

    Some farmers on P.E.I. are urging snowmobilers to use "a little bit of common sense" when they're out on the trails after reporting some damages to their crops.