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    Island roofers swamped with calls following wind damage

    Island roofers swamped with calls following wind damage


    Some P.E.I. roofing companies are working as fast as they can to fix as many roofs as possible after damage from recent high...

    Some P.E.I. roofing companies are working as fast as they can to fix as many roofs as possible after damage from recent high winds.

    QEH Foundation raises nearly $260K for hospital equipment

    QEH Foundation raises nearly $260K for hospital equipment


    It was a record-breaking evening for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, which held its annual gala auction Saturday...

    It was a record-breaking evening for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, which held its annual gala auction Saturday night.

    Heading west for harvest time in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days

    Heading west for harvest time in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days


    Hundreds of Islanders used to head to Western Canada every year on "harvest excursion trains" to help bring in the wheat...

    Hundreds of Islanders used to head to Western Canada every year on "harvest excursion trains" to help bring in the wheat crop.

    Reforestation project gives 'different feel' to P.E.I. National Park

    Reforestation project gives 'different feel' to P.E.I. National Park


    It could take decades for the full effect, but Parks Canada says its forest restoration project is already having a positive impact on P.E.I. National...

    It could take decades for the full effect, but Parks Canada says its forest restoration project is already having a positive impact on P.E.I. National Park.

    Free diabetes screening for Islanders throughout November

    Free diabetes screening for Islanders throughout November


    Islanders can attend free diabetes screening and risk assessment clinics in locations across the province during the month of...

    Islanders can attend free diabetes screening and risk assessment clinics in locations across the province during the month of November.

    P.E.I. columnist releases new book, The Cove Journal

    P.E.I. columnist releases new book, The Cove Journal


    Every month many readers of The Buzz anxiously turn to the page containing JoDee Samuelson's column, which explores rural life on the south shore of...

    Every month many readers of The Buzz anxiously turn to the page containing JoDee Samuelson's column, which explores rural life on the south shore of P.E.I.

    P.E.I.'s Sirens join Mi'kmaq Heritage Actors in concert

    P.E.I.'s Sirens join Mi'kmaq Heritage Actors in concert


    The Sirens are teaming up with the Mi'kmaq Heritage Actors to put on a show, A Part of You and Me, which aims to explore issues of sustainability, community and reconciliation through the perspective of...

    The Sirens are teaming up with the Mi'kmaq Heritage Actors to put on a show, A Part of You and Me, which aims to explore issues of sustainability, community and reconciliation through the perspective of whales.

    CUPW rejects latest offer from Canada Post: Rotating strikes to continue

    CUPW rejects latest offer from Canada Post: Rotating strikes to continue


    The union representing postal workers has just rejected an offer from Canada Post. It now seems the Crown corporation will head into its busiest time of year mired in a labour...

    The union representing postal workers has just rejected an offer from Canada Post. It now seems the Crown corporation will head into its busiest time of year mired in a labour dispute.

    How to maintain that trendy facial hair

    How to maintain that trendy facial hair


    Beards have become ubiquitous in the last few years — not just for hipsters, lumberjacks and those whose religion calls for it — barbers estimate up to 70 per cent of men currently sport facial...

    Beards have become ubiquitous in the last few years — not just for hipsters, lumberjacks and those whose religion calls for it — barbers estimate up to 70 per cent of men currently sport facial hair.

    Well established but not well-off: Canada's authors struggle to make ends meet, says study

    Well established but not well-off: Canada's authors struggle to make ends meet, says study


    In the midst of literary award season, a new report says Canada's authors are struggling more than ever before. Fewer publishing houses, reduced income from educational copying, and publishers' focus on bestsellers are some of the reasons even award...

    In the midst of literary award season, a new report says Canada's authors are struggling more than ever before. Fewer publishing houses, reduced income from educational copying, and publishers' focus on bestsellers are some of the reasons even award winners have to get day jobs.

    Why sex assault veiled as hazing may be viewed as a 'rite of passage'

    Why sex assault veiled as hazing may be viewed as a 'rite of passage'


    The combination of an all-boys private school with a particular emphasis on sports teams could create the environment for sexualized hazing like what is alleged to have occurred at St. Michael's College School in...

    The combination of an all-boys private school with a particular emphasis on sports teams could create the environment for sexualized hazing like what is alleged to have occurred at St. Michael's College School in Toronto.

    Community forum links basic income and children's health in P.E.I

    Community forum links basic income and children's health in P.E.I


    A community forum to mark International Children’s Day will aim to look at the links between poverty, income and child health on P.E.I on Nov....

    A community forum to mark International Children’s Day will aim to look at the links between poverty, income and child health on P.E.I on Nov. 20.

    From thrilled to disappointed: P.E.I. school capital projects get mixed reviews

    From thrilled to disappointed: P.E.I. school capital projects get mixed reviews


    While Stratford parents were celebrating a new high school for their community, the chair of the French Language School Board was disappointed that there was no money for the Evangeline school in the P.E.I. capital...

    While Stratford parents were celebrating a new high school for their community, the chair of the French Language School Board was disappointed that there was no money for the Evangeline school in the P.E.I. capital budget.

    P.E.I. boosts funding for sexual assault centre

    P.E.I. boosts funding for sexual assault centre


    The provincial government is adding more than $216,000 to the funding of the Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault...

    The provincial government is adding more than $216,000 to the funding of the Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre.

    Second storm in a week hits P.E.I.

    Second storm in a week hits P.E.I.


    A storm on Friday closed schools and some businesses and left many Islanders without...

    A storm on Friday closed schools and some businesses and left many Islanders without power.