City of Charlottetown looking for more regional co-operation

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Charlottetown Mayor Philip Brown will meet with his counterparts from Stratford and Cornwall today in an effort to create more regional co-operation. The meeting will be held at noon at City Hall. “We are looking at some commonalities amongst the three (communities),’’ said Brown. “(We’ll be looking at) issues that Stratford has and Cornwall has and [...]

21 January 2019

Charlottetown hotel offers free rooms until Jan. 6

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Delta Prince Edward is offering free accommodations to family members caring for hospitalized relatives. The program, called A Home for the Holidays, goes until Jan. 6. It’s an initiative of the Eastern Canada Business Council. The Delta Prince Edward is partnering with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on this initiative. The hospital’s program admin [...]

05 January 2019

Renovations underway at historic log house in Charlottetown

'I've done new construction in the past and I find it kind of boring. This is exciting to me' Renovations on a historic log house in Charlottetown, which is a heritage property, are underway. The new owner, Paul Coles, said he has restored a number of heritage homes in Charlottetown, so the task of renovating the log house is right up his alley. "I lov [...]

05 January 2019

Charlottetown makes proposals to fix community arena problems

The City of Charlottetown is proposing replacing Simmons and Cody Banks arenas and is looking for funding from other levels of government. Both have been flagged as aging structures needing repairs. The city has applied for money through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, a program through the federal government where project costs are shared by the federal and pr [...]

05 January 2019

Charlottetown Airport looking to expand number of seats and flights to Canadian hubs

'Really our focus is a better schedule, more seats and overall give people more opportunities' The Charlottetown Airport Authority is working to expand capacity for flights destined for Canadian hubs, but not necessarily to new destinations. Airport CEO Doug Newson said in planning for the upcoming summer schedule they've had conversations with different carriers about what can be d [...]

05 January 2019

7,000 meth pills seized from Charlottetown home

A man and woman are facing charges after about 7,000 methamphetamine pills were seized from their Charlottetown residence, police say. Charlottetown Police deputy chief Brad MacConnell said the drugs have a street value of about $35,000. On Dec. 23 at about 4:30 p.m., police executed a search warrant of a residence in Hillsborough Park and found the pills, cash and BB guns. A man and wo [...]

28 December 2018

Women’s shelter may open soon in Charlottetown

A non-profit group called Blooming House hopes to be providing homeless women with a warm place to stay in Charlottetown early in the new year. If all goes well, a building that could house 10 to 12 women may open its doors as early as Jan. 1. Blooming House co-founder Brynn Devine says her group is optimistic it will secure a building rent-free to operate as a temporary shelte [...]

12 December 2018

New electronic parking tickets to be rolled out in Charlottetown next month

Charlottetown police are getting ready to roll out new electronic tickets for parking infractions, which will eventually replace the handwritten ones used now.   "We're happy to be ... leading the conversation and movement on e-ticketing here on Prince Edward Island," said Deputy Chief Brad MacConnell.  This is what the new tickets will look lik [...]

12 December 2018

Charlottetown Islander has Canada junior team in his sights

Pierre-Olivier Joseph, the 19-year-old defenceman and team captain for the Charlottetown Islanders is going to selection camp for Canada's national junior hockey team. Joseph is excited to have a chance to play in the tournament that was so much a part of the holidays during his childhood. "[You're] watching this at Christmastime with your parents and your family," he said. "To maybe h [...]

06 December 2018

Immigration fraud trial wraps up first day in Charlottetown court

A high-profile immigration fraud trial has wrapped up its first day in P.E.I. provincial court in Charlottetown Tuesday. Ping Zhong and her brother Yi Zhong both face multiple charges of aiding or abetting misrepresentation under the federal Immigration and Refugee Protection Act — specifically, they're accused of assisting clients of P.E.I.'s provincial nominee program (PNP) to&nb [...]

06 December 2018

Service being held in Charlottetown for gender violence victims Dec. 6

A memorial service will be held this week in remembrance of the 14 women who were murdered during the 1989 Montreal Massacre. The service will also see candles lit in honour of the 10 Island women who have been murdered since that year. The P.E.I. Advisory Council on the Status of Women is hosting the service, which will be held at the Confederation Centre of the Arts’ Memorial Hall fr [...]

06 December 2018

Charlottetown business owner shocked and frustrated after being robbed at knife point

Charlottetown police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in the video below, who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery that took place in the city last week. A Charlottetown business owner said he was angry and disappointed after his store was robbed last week by a man carrying a small knife. Tie Deng, owner of Capital Convenience and Smoke Shop (formerly Sm [...]

06 December 2018

Trivers questions why P.E.I. municipalities now required to change committee process

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Requirements in the new Municipal Government Act (MGA) are stripping municipalities of the power and flexibility to govern their jurisdictions, says PC MLA Brad Trivers. Trivers took aim at the MGA during Tuesday’s question period and specifically criticized its requirement for municipalities to have committee bylaws in place this December, 12 months after the ac [...]

06 December 2018

Mayor-elect Philip Brown says he's fine with Charlottetown council limiting his powers

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - It’s official: Charlottetown mayor-elect Philip Brown will have fewer powers than all of his predecessors. And the same goes for all mayors across the province. Charlottetown city council gave second and final reading (first reading was Nov. 30) to a procedural bylaw Tuesday removing the mayor’s unilateral power to select which councillors will serve on and chai [...]

05 December 2018

Charlottetown issues apology for Santa Claus parade delay

Parade was delayed for 35 minutes due to road closures along route The city of Charlottetown has issued an apology on its Facebook page after its Santa Claus parade on Saturday night had to be delayed. "It was quite a cool evening and the thousands of people that did come out at points were left wondering what was going on with the delay," said Laurel Lea, the tourism officer for the cit [...]

26 November 2018

Search suspended for missing Charlottetown man

Craig Owen Johnston is 6 feet tall, 174 pounds with curly light brown hair Searchers were unable to find a missing man Tuesday in the Parkdale area of Charlottetown. Craig Owen Johnston, 39, was last seen Wednesday, Nov. 14. He was reported missing on Saturday. Johnston is six feet tall, weighs 174 pounds and has curly light brown hair and blue eyes.  [...]

26 November 2018

Charlottetown cannabis and hemp oil extraction company looking to expand

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - With clients as far as Western Europe and Australia, and with potential buyers in Latin America and Africa, Charlottetown’s Advanced Extractions Systems Inc. (AESI) is obviously an emerging business. “Global expansion is our goal,” said David Campbell, CEO and co-founder of AESI, a company that manufactures and sells oil extraction equipment for the cannabi [...]

26 November 2018

New jeweler opens in Charlottetown

A new tenant has opened up shop in the Charlottetown Mall. Jewelry retailer Michael Hill opened for business earlier this month. The store has 10 employees, including store manager Kaila Doiron, who is originally from North Rustico and now lives in Charlottetown. Started in 1979 in New Zealand, the retailer has about 300 stores in New Zealand, Australia, the U.S. and Canada. Doiro [...]

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