LETTER: Unfettered development in Charlottetown eroding citizens' trust

The sub-heading in Gary Walker's guest opinion (Observations about Charlottetown from the North Shore: City council’s first role is not to facilitate development, but to protect its own citizens’ legal rights, Nov. 25.) is nothing short of prophetic – a harbinger of things to come. Chanting the “housing crisis” mantra, City Hall has been emboldened to justify anything, anywher [...]

07 December 2020

Charlottetown committee discusses controversial statue

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Some changes could be coming to a controversial statue in downtown Charlottetown. Despite feedback from interest groups asking for its dismantling, however, the Sir John A. Macdonald bench isn't going anywhere. The statue at the corner of Queen Street and Victoria Row featuring Canada's first prime minister came up at Charlottetown council’s most recent m [...]

07 December 2020

Tonight's Santa Tour in Charlottetown postponed to Saturday due to weather

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Tonight’s Santa Tour in Charlottetown has been postponed to Saturday due to inclement weather. The tour was scheduled to go through Sherwood-Parkdale and the centre of the city. The Charlottetown Christmas Parade presents: Santa Claus Comes to Town which will continue on Wednesday: * Wednesday, Dec. 2 – City centre (north of Brighton Road-Euston Stree [...]

07 December 2020

P.E.I. performers announced for variety show in Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — The Benevolent Irish Society, continuing a long-standing tradition, is hosting a special winter variety show on Saturday in the Katherine Hughes Memorial Hall at the Irish Cultural Centre at 582 North River Rd.   The show, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will feature performers who are among the pioneers of the BIS variety show, which began more than 40 [...]

07 December 2020

Don't change P.E.I. voting age before talking to towns: Charlottetown mayor

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Charlottetown Mayor Philip Brown wants P.E.I. municipalities to be consulted about a proposal to lower the voting age in the province. Charlottetown-Victoria Park MLA Karla Bernard introduced a private member’s bill in the legislature last month to lower the voting age from 18 to 16 on P.E.I. The proposed bill has been introduced but hasn't passed. On Tue [...]

07 December 2020

VIDEO: Unique intersection opens in Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — The first displaced left turn intersection in Canada opened Sunday in Charlottetown without a hiccup. The first vehicles turned left from the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway onto St. Peters Road around 2 p.m. Stephen Yeo, the province’s chief engineer, said the province and city had a lot staff on hand to ensure the opening of the new lanes went well. “It [...]

07 December 2020

Downtown Charlottetown parking to be free during December

Holiday shoppers are receiving their own gift from the City of Charlottetown this December: free parking downtown.  The city approved the free parking at downtown meters at a special council meeting Monday.  Charlottetown Mayor Philip Brown said letting shoppers park for free fits in with the Love Local P.E.I. campaign currently on.  "It sends out a signal that, you know, we're [...]

07 December 2020

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Wednesday, Dec. 2

Several P.E.I. appliance stores are dealing with a shortage of products to sell because COVID-19 is affecting the manufacturers of fridges, stoves, washers and dryers. P.E.I. is adding 55 new front-line positions to schools across the province to support students and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. A program where Islanders share their Christmas traditions with newcomers has moved onl [...]

07 December 2020

Rallies in Charlottetown support farmers protesting in India

Around 50 people set up at the intersection of Great George and Grafton streets on Tuesday evening holding signs as part of a demonstration of support for farmers protesting in India. Organizers say they are hoping the series of planned rallies in Charlottetown will help raise awareness of those protests. Thousands of farmers in India have been protesting, requesting the g [...]

07 December 2020

Charlottetown's Capital Drive expected to reopen to through traffic Thursday

Charlottetown is expecting work on stormwater culverts on Capital Drive in Charlottetown will be completed Thursday. The work closed the busy road between North River Road and the Maypoint roundabout. That section of Capital Drive connects Charlottetown to Cornwall and other communities to the west. Capital Drive construction — and detour — soon coming to an end Traf [...]

07 December 2020

Big money lessons to teach kids during a pandemic

(NC) As a parent, one of the most important things you can do for your child during these economically strained times is to help them develop their own positive financial habits. Taking the time to teach them now can help them succeed later in life. “Basic budgeting skills, including the importance of saving and setting aside an emergency fund, are critical skills for all young peop [...]

16 October 2020

John Summers: Ottawa Lawyer Fails To Verify Disabled Woman Not Being Held Prisoner

Do physically disabled people have a right to see who they want?Or, can someone essentially seize control of a physically disabled person and block visitation access to them that the disabled person desires?John Summers is one Ottawa lawyer who appears to have perpetuated abuse against a disabled woman in Ottawa. Since 12 June 2015, Dezrin's sought visitation access has been blocked by h [...]

03 August 2020

John Summers: Ottawa Lawyer Perpetuates Spousal Abuse With Disinformation

For how long will certain elements continue to tarnish the highly esteemed image of the law profession? One would have thought that aside the constant reports of certain law professionals being influenced so as to prevent justice from being served, nothing more can be done to raise eyebrows. However, the complete opposite is the case as a lawyer by name John Summers has done something th [...]

03 August 2020

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