(Natural News) Power utilities reported finding dangerous concentrations of coal ash in groundwater sources located near power plants. The toxic pollutant appeared in water sources in at least 22 states. Confronted with the magnitude of their pollution, the utilities promised to clean up the industrial waste produced by their coal power plants. Every year, coal power [...]
Upgrades to the Charlottetown pollution control plant are on target and on budget — but the city has had to approve more money for the engineering-services portion of the project. At Monday night's council meeting a motion passed to approve about $172,000 more in spending for the project. Richard MacEwen, the manager of the Charlottetown Water & Sewer Utility, said i [...]
Mayor Philip Brown says the City of Charlottetown has no intention of turning the old Prince Edward Island Hospital property into space for affordable housing. The former hospital and seniors care facility is in the process of being torn down. For years, the city has wanted that property to be turned over as green space, an extension of Victoria Park, while the previous provincial gove [...]
It’s a well-known fact that in the US and worldwide, the explosion of technology and social media-- from use of cell phones to text and talk, to use of computers to email, shop and communicate-- are vastly changing how people, particularly the youth of society (also known as Generation Y or the Millennials) are interacting with the world around them. It is this generati [...]
(Natural News) Maybe you have finally decided to quit alcohol or drugs, but because your brain has become so dependent on these substances, you are experiencing withdrawal symptoms. To help you overcome these addictions, here are some natural treatments you can try: Kudzu (Radix puerariae): Kudzu is a Chinese medicine that has been used to treat alcohol abuse and dependence for nea [...]
(Natural News) At the turn of the century, the internet became one of humanity’s greatest gifts, a source of personal freedom and power. The internet unleashed endless opportunities for communication, commerce, and information sharing. Not only did the internet decentralize news, but it offered a platform for anyone to create and speak freely. Two decades later, the internet has be [...]
(Natural News) Everyday vitamins and minerals take on a whole new level of importance if a person is afflicted with fibromyalgia. Increasing the daily intake of these essential substances can alleviate the pain and depression caused by this widespread medical condition. Fibromyalgia causes non-specific chronic pain throughout the musculoskeletal system. It has many other associated sym [...]
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are believed to play a role in many different fundamental brain processes. These essential fatty acids have been associated with proper brain development and functioning of the central nervous system. In a recent study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness, a team of researchers from the University of Regensburg in Germany sought to deter [...]
PEI Media Group has acquired Buyouts Insider and its portfolio of subscription-led information platforms and event assets from Simplify Compliance LLC. Terms weren’t disclosed. The acquired brands include Buyouts, Venture Capital Journal, PE Hub, PE Hub Canada, PartnerConnect events, Regulatory Compliance Watch and Credit Union Leadership Convention. [...]
MURRAY RIVER, P.E.I. — Liberal Leader Wade MacLauchlan announced supports for Prince Edward Island’s core economic sectors at an election stop in Murray River Monday morning. Among the measures promised was an expanded crop insurance program that includes a $1-million fund to assist soil health practices. The Liberals also pledged to establish a Food Island export prog [...]
The Progressive Conservative Party of P.E.I. says it will introduce a $5-million fund focused on women’s well-being if elected in the April 23 provincial election. The fund is part of a women’s health strategy the PC party proposes that would address some issues identified by Health Canada related specifically to women’s health, such as patterns of illness, disease and mortality [...]
The Liberal Party of P.E.I. is proposing a new, $2-million community grants and action fund as part of its election campaign promises announced during National Volunteer Week. The fund would be set up for non-governmental organizations assisting Islanders in need and would seek to advance objectives outlined in the province’s 2018 Poverty Reduction Action plan. “The Liberal par [...]
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Quilts can be much more than a warm comfort on a cold night. Heather Jarmyn, president of the P.E.I. Modern Quilt Guild, says there’s something exciting and challenging about creating a modern “appliqué.” She shared her enthusiasm during the unveiling of the new exhibit called Quilting Forward, held at the Eptek Art and Culture Centre on Sunday afternoon. [...]
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