Dream job: Iranian farmer growing successful business in P.E.I. red soil

BROOKFIELD, P.E.I. — Many Islanders have been enjoying the fruits of Iranian native Aman Sedighi’s labour. His vegetables and herbs are very well received, too. The 61-year-old Stratford resident has turned his strong agricultural knowledge into a successful business. Sedighi came to P.E.I. in late 2010 with his family through the Provincial Nominee Program, leaving behind a career as [...]

15 October 2019

Charlottetown resident wants more bus frequency; T3 Transit owner says he’s working on it

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — A Charlottetown woman who relies almost solely on the transit system to get around says she’s tired of being forced to walk. C.J. Verbeem, 34, who lives in a trailer park at the end of Kensington Road, doesn’t own a car and suffers from chronic pain in her legs. Verbeem said she’s dealt with the frustration that the bus which handles her route doesn’t [...]

15 October 2019

P.E.I. authors share their favourite supernatural tales in time for Halloween

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — The arrival of the Halloween season puts many people in the mood for a few spine-tingling ghost stories. With this in mind, The Guardian asked P.E.I. authors Marian Bruce and Julie Watson to share some of their favourite spooky tales  Growing up in Eastern Prince Edward Island, Bruce was immersed in stories about the supernatural. A descendent of 19th-centur [...]

15 October 2019

One of world's largest cruise ships to visit Charlottetown Saturday

Downtown Charlottetown will see an influx of people this weekend. The largest cruise ship to ever visit Charlottetown is expected to be in port Saturday.  The MSC Meraviglia is one of the largest cruise ships in the world, carrying 4,500 passengers and around 1,500 crew members.  "Height and width it will certainly dwarf any other vessel we've had yet, so we're really ex [...]

15 October 2019

3rd month of record-setting job numbers for P.E.I.

A record number of people are working on P.E.I., including more than ever working full-time jobs. That's according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada released Friday.  The figures show a total of 78,900 jobs on the Island in September. The total number of jobs had dipped slightly in August, after a record-setting 78,500 jobs in July. September also marke [...]

15 October 2019

From gut health to antibiotics: How do bacteria affect your life?

(Natural News) The word bacteria might conjure up images of tiny worm-like disease carriers, but while it is true that some of these tiny organisms are incredibly harmful, it is also true that many types of bacteria are not only beneficial but necessary for life. In addition to making their homes in the soil and oceans, both helpful and harmful bacteria also live in the human gut. St [...]

15 October 2019

Ahiflower oil provides a balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids to maintain optimal health

(Natural News) Omega fatty acids are healthy fats that can provide numerous health benefits. Since your body can’t produce these dietary fats, you need to consume a balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids to maintain optimal health. Fatty fish are loaded with essential fatty acids, so incorporating these healthy fats into your diet shouldn’t be too [...]

15 October 2019

Meatless doesn’t mean protein-less: Here are 21 plant-based ways to add protein to your diet

(Natural News) Protein is an essential macronutrient found throughout the body. It is the building block of organs, muscles, skin, hormones, and almost everything that matters in the body. For this reason, consuming high-quality protein is important. Many people get their protein from meat. However, diets high in red meat have been associated with a higher risk of developing certa [...]

15 October 2019

Can you add chocolate to a keto diet?

(Natural News) Chocolate is a decadent food often associated with sweet desserts and snacks. Many people love the rich taste of chocolate and the feelings of happiness and pleasure it stimulates. Although considered a superfood – dark chocolate, that is – chocolate contains lots of calories, which can make you gain weight. On the other hand, it is also a rich source of [...]

15 October 2019

Study: Anti-cancer potential of modified si jun zi, a Chinese medicine formula

(Natural News) In this study, a team of researchers from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in China studied the effects of a modified decoction of si jun zi on the metastasis of colorectal cancer cells. The results of their study were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Si jun zi is a formula used in traditional Chinese medi [...]

15 October 2019

Questions on housing, youth engagement, water conservation at forum hosted by Young Voters of P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Young Voters of P.E.I. took the reins on the first all-candidates forum of the federal election season in Charlottetown Wednesday night.  Four of the five Charlottetown candidates attended the debate, held in an informal setting at Bar1911. The event drew New Democrat candidate Joe Byrne, Liberal incumbent Sean Casey, Green candidate Darcie Lanthier an [...]

30 September 2019

Charlottetown mayor wants federal election signs taken down from parks

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Charlottetown Mayor Philip Brown doesn’t want to see political signage in the city’s parks. At Wednesday’s meeting of the parks and recreation committee, Brown said one of the federal political party candidates had put up a 4x8-foot campaign sign in Kings Heritage Square. The mayor said he got a call from another political party saying if one candidate [...]

30 September 2019

More delays for court-ordered mental health assessments in P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — As Health P.E.I. struggles to get court-ordered mental health assessments done on time, a psychiatrist the province planned to use for them has resigned.  In a statement to The Guardian, Health P.E.I. confirmed Dr. Terrence Cronin, who was going to perform on-site forensic assessments in the province, won’t be doing them anymore. With the resignation, [...]

30 September 2019

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