PE Hub Canada owner Buyouts Insider acquired by PEI Media

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. [...]

19 April 2019

Liberal election promises focus on supporting primary industries in P.E.I.

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 [...]

19 April 2019

P.E.I. PCs promise $5 million for women’s health

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 [...]

19 April 2019

P.E.I. Liberals pledge $2-million fund to recognize volunteers

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 [...]

19 April 2019

P.E.I. quilting group pushes boundaries using new and unusual modern techniques

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. [...]

19 April 2019

Island musicians bring new show to P.E.I. Brewing Company this summer

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 [...]

19 April 2019

How Charlottetown is encouraging residents to save energy, money

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 [...]

19 April 2019

From 1981: How much P.E.I. farmland should one company control?

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 [...]

19 April 2019

Agriculture debate in day 15 of P.E.I. election campaign

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 [...]

19 April 2019

Few fathers attend P.E.I. parenting education sessions

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 [...]

19 April 2019

Many P.E.I. doctors considering leaving or retiring, warns P.E.I. Medical Society

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 [...]

19 April 2019

Day 14 of P.E.I. campaign: Land issues forum in Charlottetown

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 [...]

19 April 2019

Islanders collect 60 bags of garbage at P.E.I. beaches

As melting snow reveals more and more garbage piled up on P.E.I. beaches, one group of Islanders came together Sunday to tidy it up. More than a dozen people combed the beaches and roadways between Covehead Wharf and Dalvay beach. In less than two hours the group collected nearly 60 garbage bags of trash, filling the back of a pickup truck that hauled it away. Sarah Donal [...]

28 March 2019

Man who stole drones gets time in P.E.I. jail

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — A P.E.I. man who stole almost $500 worth of drones from a hobby-supply store and used a debit card stolen from a purse at a Tim Hortons was sentenced recently to six months in jail. Daniel James Acorn, 34, appeared before Judge John Douglas in provincial court in Charlottetown where he pleaded guilty to several charges, including possessing stolen propert [...]

28 March 2019

P.E.I. Filipino organization Sandigang Pinoy celebrates first anniversary

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — If you don’t have money and need medical attention in the Philippines you die, said Sheila May Annang, one of the two founders of Shandigang Pinoy. The non-profit organization – that helps Filipinos have a sense of community, not forget where they came from and smoothly transition to life on P.E.I. – celebrated its first anniversary March 16, with traditio [...]

28 March 2019

More nurses being hired in P.E.I.

Health P.E.I. is recruiting for about 80 permanent and temporary nursing position vacancies. The province is hiring more nurses under a new incentive program, increasing the number of nurse practitioners and providing a new program to help internationally educated nurses to practice in P.E.I. Since January, 12 new registered nurse graduates were hired for permanent, full-time posit [...]

28 March 2019

P.E.I. police officers on patrol this week to help keep children safe

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Island students have returned to school after March break, and police will be patrolling Island roads to help keep students safe. This week, there will be a special enforcement initiative in areas where school officials have noticed repeated incidents of drivers illegally passing school buses. “School buses are clearly visible, and we believe most pe [...]

28 March 2019

All-women night headlines P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festival

P.E.I.'s Catherine MacLellan, Halifax's Reeny Smith and Toronto's The Beaches will take charge of the stage for an all-women Saturday night show at this year's TD P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festival. "Festivals should be sensitive to the gender bias that exists when planning their program. This special evening featuring women who are the best in artistic talent is simply about featuring th [...]

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