Prince Edward Island Student Wins National Video Contest

Today, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced the winners of the 2021 National Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest. May 3, 2021 – Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) Today, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced the winners of the 2021 National Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest. First [...]

09 May 2021

Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King Changes Staff At The Top Of Provincial Government Bureaucracy

Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King has decided to make some changes in the ranks of the senior provincial government. After notifying the public that Paul Ledwell is leaving the key post of clerk secretary to cabinet and deputy minister to the premier of the executive council, King announced more future changes. Paul Ledwell will be replaced by Dan Campbell, who had been deputy minister of [...]

09 May 2021

Must Visit Antique Stores in Prince Edward Island

If you are looking to do some treasure hunting, PEI is home to many wonderful small antique shops packed with gems from another era. While PEI is the smallest province, they make up for the rich history and well-kept antiques. So why not check out some of these antique stores around PEI to add a unique flair to your home? This shop is really two shops owned by the same owners. It started with Isl [...]

09 May 2021

Prince Edward Island: Full Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery Expected In 2021

Prince Edward Island’s economy is predicted to make a full recovery in 2021, brushing off the impact of travel restrictions and the drop in immigration levels caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In their economic forecast, 2021 Promises Better Days from Coast to Coast, Royal Bank of Canada economists Robert Hogue, a member of RBC Economics’ Macroeconomic and Regional Analysis Group, and Carrie F [...]

09 May 2021

Prince Edward Island Potato Board launches Spudchat podcast

The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is excited to share with potato farmers and industry partners the launch of a new podcast, Spudchat.  This weekly podcast is hosted by Ryan Barrett, Research and Agronomy Specialist, and will feature conversations with a variety of farmers, researchers, agronomists, and industry partners. Spudchat will primarily focus on agronomic topics of importance to [...]

09 May 2021

Helping workers in Prince Edward Island develop the skills they need to find good jobs

GATINEAU, QC, April 15, 2021 /CNW/ - As the Canadian economy recovers from the impact of COVID-19, workers are facing new challenges. Residents of Prince Edward Island and all Canadians need access to training and employment supports to develop new skills and find good jobs. Today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, and Prince Edward Isla [...]

09 May 2021

Government of Canada announces support for Prince Edward Island hog producers F

OTTAWA, ON, April 16, 2021 /CNW/ - Hog producers in Prince Edward Island (PEI) have been impacted by COVID-19 outbreaks and disease control measures at processing plants, and many producers are being forced to keep hogs on-farm beyond their standard lifecycle. This has resulted in extraordinary feed and maintenance costs which have put a financial strain on their operations. Today, Member of Parl [...]

09 May 2021

Government of Canada provides support to combat gun and gang violence in Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, April 15, 2021 /CNW/ - Gun and gang violence is increasing across Canada - in rural communities, small towns and big cities. Keeping our communities safe from this violence is a priority for the Government of Canada and tackling it requires federal, provincial and territorial cooperation to combat violence at the local level. That is why the Government of Canada is taking [...]

09 May 2021

P.E.I. announces first hospitalization related to COVID-19 since pandemic began

HALIFAX -- Prince Edward Island health officials announced the province's first hospitalization related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Dr. Heather Morrison, the province's chief public health officer, says the case was previously announced and involves an individual who recently travelled domestically, outside of Atlantic Canada. Morrison says the individual has been self-isolating, as re [...]

09 May 2021

Nova Scotia to close borders to non-essential travel from anywhere except P.E.I., N.L.

HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia has announced new restrictions on travel to the province, which will restrict the borders to any travellers, except for those from Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador. Effective Thursday at 8 a.m., people from outside N.S., P.E.I. and Newfoundland and Labrador will not be allowed to enter the province unless their travel is essential or they are permanent res [...]

09 May 2021

P.E.I. further tightens restrictions for travel within Atlantic Canada

Prince Edward Island is imposing new travel restrictions because of rising COVID-19 case numbers in the Atlantic region. The province's Chief Public Health Office announced the changes in a news release late Friday afternoon.  "Given changes in epidemiology and increased infectious pressure in Atlantic Canada in the past few days, it is necessary to increase restrictions and enhance te [...]

09 May 2021

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

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