(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. [...]
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — A new show featuring Island musicians will hit the stage at the P.E.I. Brewing Company this summer. Meaghan Blanchard, Gordie MacKeeman and Catherine MacLellan will bring “Heaven to Me – Songs and Stories of Prince Edward Island” to the P.E.I. Brewing Company event space in Charlottetown every Tuesday and Wednesday during July, August and September. In [...]
Planning to build, renovate or buy a home? Want to learn more about where your energy goes in your home and save some money along the way? The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with Efficiency P.E.I., is planning an event on Wed., April 17, to provide information on energy-efficiency rebate programs for homeowners. "The City of Charlottetown is committed to become [...]
The largest potato processor in P.E.I. wanted to purchase a large amount of farmland, but the provincial government wouldn't let it plow ahead with its plans. Anchor Knowlton Nash is seen introducing The National's report on Cavendish and the land it was seeking on April 9, 1981. (The National/CBC Archives) Back in 1981, Cavendish Farms wanted to buy 6,000 acres [...]
Here are some of the events that happened Wednesday in the P.E.I. election campaign. All four leaders participated in a debate sponsored by the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture at the Murchison Centre in Charlottetown. The event was also stream live on the federation's Facebook page. Liberal Leader Wade MacLauchlan announced if elected a $4.8 million expansion of the [...]
Only about 15 per cent of people attending P.E.I.'s Triple P sessions, which offer general tips for parents, are men. The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is an internationally-recognized program used in more than 25 countries that provides guidance for all parents, as well as strategies and interventions for parents dealing with challenges. The P.E.I. government i [...]
The Medical Society of P.E.I. calls the numbers in a new survey of Island doctors "frightening." The society sent an online survey to all P.E.I physicians in February, and say 64 per cent responded to it. Of the doctors surveyed, 19 per cent plan to retire, 13 per cent are considering leaving the province and 24 per cent are planning to reduce their workload. That m [...]
Three of the four party leaders in the P.E.I. provincial election attended a forum to debate land preservation issues in Charlottetown Tuesday night, on Day 14 of the provincial election campaign. Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker, Progressive Conservative Leader Dennis King, and NDP Leader Joe Byrne were part of the forum, sponsored by the Coalition for the Protection of P.E.I. L [...]
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