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    6 fishing areas closing after 2 right whales spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence

    6 fishing areas closing after 2 right whales spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence


    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is closing several fishing areas due to the presence of at least two North Atlantic right whales spotted in the Gulf of St....

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is closing several fishing areas due to the presence of at least two North Atlantic right whales spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

    Fire at Charlottetown Mall contained, police say

    Fire at Charlottetown Mall contained, police say


    The mall was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a fire broke out in the Spa Total Fitness Centre, police...

    The mall was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a fire broke out in the Spa Total Fitness Centre, police said.

    Victoria Day: What's open and closed on P.E.I.

    Victoria Day: What's open and closed on P.E.I.


    Government offices on P.E.I. will be closed on Monday, May 21 for Victoria Day. But many businesses and services will remain...

    Government offices on P.E.I. will be closed on Monday, May 21 for Victoria Day. But many businesses and services will remain open.

    Step up your baking game with these 5 tips from the experts

    Step up your baking game with these 5 tips from the experts


    From bread to pastries to cakes, we sought advice from bakers on P.E.I. on how to make sure your creations have a higher chance of...

    From bread to pastries to cakes, we sought advice from bakers on P.E.I. on how to make sure your creations have a higher chance of succeeding.

    P.E.I.'s Gerard Gallant 1 win away from Stanley Cup final

    P.E.I.'s Gerard Gallant 1 win away from Stanley Cup final


    Just saying the Vegas Golden Knights are one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final has a magical ring to it. But what's even more mystical is thinking the Knights are a mere five wins from hoisting Lord Stanley's Cup in its inaugural...

    Just saying the Vegas Golden Knights are one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final has a magical ring to it. But what's even more mystical is thinking the Knights are a mere five wins from hoisting Lord Stanley's Cup in its inaugural season.

    Seeing P.E.I. again for the first time: A tourist's annual visit

    Seeing P.E.I. again for the first time: A tourist's annual visit


    A Nova Scotia family brings exchange students to Prince Edward Island every year as part of a Victoria Day long weekend...

    A Nova Scotia family brings exchange students to Prince Edward Island every year as part of a Victoria Day long weekend tradition.

    Eastern Canadian Rugby Super League kicks off in N.S.

    Eastern Canadian Rugby Super League kicks off in N.S.


    A rugby event in Enfield, N.S., celebrated the game, saw the launch of a new league and paid tribute to a player who recently...

    A rugby event in Enfield, N.S., celebrated the game, saw the launch of a new league and paid tribute to a player who recently died.

    Timeline for next election remains murky as Green MLA presses premier

    Timeline for next election remains murky as Green MLA presses premier


    The timeline for the next provincial election was brought into question at the P.E.I. legislature Friday, and it's not any clearer when it's going to...

    The timeline for the next provincial election was brought into question at the P.E.I. legislature Friday, and it's not any clearer when it's going to be.

    The doctor will see you now: Kings County ER changes presented to public

    The doctor will see you now: Kings County ER changes presented to public


    Extra chairs were brought out as more then 60 people showed up at a public meeting Friday evening in Montague, P.E.I., to hear more about emergency room closures at the Kings County Memorial...

    Extra chairs were brought out as more then 60 people showed up at a public meeting Friday evening in Montague, P.E.I., to hear more about emergency room closures at the Kings County Memorial Hospital.

    How new food trays are combating patient malnutrition at the QEH

    How new food trays are combating patient malnutrition at the QEH


    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown has introduced new food trays designed to keep food hotter and to improve the dining experience for patients in its...

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown has introduced new food trays designed to keep food hotter and to improve the dining experience for patients in its care.

    On This Day: When moonshine was rampant on P.E.I.

    On This Day: When moonshine was rampant on P.E.I.


    In the 1980s, buying alcohol in P.E.I. was more expensive than anywhere else in the country — meaning many Islanders turned back to the "tradition" of making and drinking...

    In the 1980s, buying alcohol in P.E.I. was more expensive than anywhere else in the country — meaning many Islanders turned back to the "tradition" of making and drinking moonshine.

    Wedding dress for sale, worn once: Why brides sell their gowns

    Wedding dress for sale, worn once: Why brides sell their gowns


    There are hundreds of wedding dresses posted for sale second-hand in P.E.I. — and many of the brides have similar reasons about why they decided to let go of the dress they wore on their special...

    There are hundreds of wedding dresses posted for sale second-hand in P.E.I. — and many of the brides have similar reasons about why they decided to let go of the dress they wore on their special day.

    After delighting crowds, newlyweds Meghan and Prince Harry celebrate at private reception

    After delighting crowds, newlyweds Meghan and Prince Harry celebrate at private reception


    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were beaming as they departed for an evening reception hours after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor...

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were beaming as they departed for an evening reception hours after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

    P.E.I. marijuana company to grow expansion to $35 million

    P.E.I. marijuana company to grow expansion to $35 million


    Canada's Island Garden in Charlottetown is growing its business by more than it originally expected. The P.E.I. marijuana grower is planning to build a new greenhouse and warehouse at a cost of $35...

    Canada's Island Garden in Charlottetown is growing its business by more than it originally expected. The P.E.I. marijuana grower is planning to build a new greenhouse and warehouse at a cost of $35 million.

    'Outbreak' of mange in P.E.I. foxes

    'Outbreak' of mange in P.E.I. foxes


    Wildlife experts say there's an outbreak of sarcoptic mange affecting Prince Edward Island foxes, with reported cases in Charlottetown, Cornwall and...

    Wildlife experts say there's an outbreak of sarcoptic mange affecting Prince Edward Island foxes, with reported cases in Charlottetown, Cornwall and Summerside.

    7 fun things to do this Victoria Day long weekend

    7 fun things to do this Victoria Day long weekend


    If you're not too busy this long weekend opening up your cottage, gardening or re-watching the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, here are a few suggestions for...

    If you're not too busy this long weekend opening up your cottage, gardening or re-watching the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, here are a few suggestions for entertainment.

    Listen to our latest podcast now

    Listen to our latest podcast now


    CBC P.E.I. has a new podcast — P.E.I. Pulse — where you can listen to some of the best audio from our...

    CBC P.E.I. has a new podcast — P.E.I. Pulse — where you can listen to some of the best audio from our airwaves.

    Sickly, injured beaver brought to AVC

    Sickly, injured beaver brought to AVC


    A injured beaver seen ambling around the Dalvay area of the P.E.I. National Park is now being treated at the Atlantic Veterinary...

    A injured beaver seen ambling around the Dalvay area of the P.E.I. National Park is now being treated at the Atlantic Veterinary College.

    Opposition calls out 'election-style brochure' included with tax bills

    Opposition calls out 'election-style brochure' included with tax bills


    P.E.I.'s Official Opposition raised concerns in the legislature Friday about a recent piece of government mail many Islanders just...

    P.E.I.'s Official Opposition raised concerns in the legislature Friday about a recent piece of government mail many Islanders just received.