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The province is reviewing requirements of ice rinks across the province following an incident at the Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre last month which prompted multiple people to get checked out at hospital.

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Montague Regional High School teacher Donna White, centre, stands with two SAVE team members Jordan Anderson, left, and Tabea Gyr, right. Ms White has been the faculty lead for the SAVE team at MRHS for almost five years. The SAVE team is made up of six students at Montague Regional and Ms W…

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Santa rode in style on board the village’s fire truck to the Murray Harbour Community Centre on Saturday. Two-year old Isla Diab decided her grandmother’s knee, Anne Hawkins, was the best place to see the early visitor from the North Pole. The morning fundraiser featured a full breakfast, th…

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Somewhere in the bowels of both the QEII and IWK Hospitals sit single computers that Health PEI believe offer ready access to necessary information on Island patients transferred to Halifax for treatment.

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From the outing of Prime Minister Trudeau’s costume choices decades ago, to Premier Dennis King’s derogatory tweets, the past year has brought to light what many call indiscretions that have no context today.

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The holidays can be a splendid time of year. The Christmas music, classic movies and a generally festive aura. Over the years Christmas in particular has become quite a big commercial event for retail companies. Some stores can be seen with holiday decorations as early as the end of October …

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In response to a letter to the Editor, Guardian, November 13th regarding a view that the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation in St Peter’s should be located in Charlottetown because there’s more people in Charlottetown thus all things would be closer to more people.

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Responding to the Letter to Editor on November 20, 2019 titled ‘More food for thought’: it is understood that General Ross was acknowledging the successes of the Canadian Forces under Canadian command.

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Edera Charlton, a resident at Perrins Marina Villa in Montague enjoyed a cuddle with a Holland Lop rabbit from Brudenell Miniatures Tuesday. Owner Paul Matheson brought several animals from his farm to visit the Montague community care facility.

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The Montague Fire Department responded to a flue fire at a private residence on the Wood Islands Hill in Montague Tuesday afternoon around 2. Two trucks were on-scene. Three firefighters climbed onto the roof of two-storey home while two others were inside the residence. Montague Fire Chief …

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No charges will be laid following an incident where a Golden Retriever suffered undisclosed injuries after becoming caught in a snare on November 25 east of Souris.

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A $1 million contract has been awarded by Transport Canada for initial project work related to the construction of two new ferries for eastern PEI. The ferries will replace the MV Holiday Island on the Wood Islands, PEI to Caribou run and The MV Madeleine which sails from Souris, PEI to Cap-…

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Mary Van den Broek Grant of Cardigan Feed Services says Islanders can expect an increase in the price of many meats by this time next year due to extreme weather across the continent in 2019.

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William Van Schuppen’s Christmas Cactus (Botanical name - Schlumbergera) is in full bloom and it just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The more than two decades old plant is one of dozens of varieties in the Union Road senior’s house - a true testament to his green thumb. The pot holding thi…

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Montague physician Dr Nicole Fancy and a team of volunteers are looking to create a group for young adults in the 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, queer, intersexual, asexual, aromantic and pansexual) community in eastern PEI called the King's Youth Project.

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The spirit of the season is clearly ramping up in eastern PEI, particularly in the Be A Santa To A Senior campaign (Home Instead Senior Care).

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If you want to build a business case for implementation of a guaranteed income take note of the growing number of Island children stranded either on the way to, or from, school. A lack of substitute bus drivers is forcing schools to do the once unthinkable ... tell Island parents to figure o…

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The tone in the PEI legislature has become less of a circus atmosphere and more of getting down to business.

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Two veterans faced off Monday night at the Montague Curling Club. Draw one had Philip MacDonald battling against Wayne Chaisson. Wayne’s leading teammates Jan VanIderstine and Chris O’Brien dominated the game. Phil’s mate, Bob Smith, rallied the team in the third end but it wasn’t enough to …

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Let’s put a face on the Airbnb problem. My husband and I run a small business in Georgetown, we have two small children (and a grown one) and make a modest living. We are not rich, we buy new-to-you cars, we work hard every day and we volunteer in our community. But we are getting older and …

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Though no formal decision has been made on accepting the proposal for a seven turbine extension to the existing Eastern Kings Wind Farm, councillors from the Rural Municipality of Eastern Kings has questioned whether the province is set on the project moving ahead.

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Finance Minister and Belfast/Murray River MLA Darlene Compton says she has a commitment that the bridge on Floating Bridge Road will be either replaced or repaired.

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The Town of Three Rivers plans to build a new administration office in Montague but Mayor Ed MacAulay won't confirm if it will be a town hall.

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There is a fine line between bold and bull in a china shop leadership. Steven Myers didn’t just cross that line last week, he straight-arm tackled his own government with an announcement the Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy will create a registry for students whose hea…

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Canadian cigarette companies will change their package colors to ‘ugly’ brown in the hopes of drawing less attention from youth and would-be smokers.

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The annual Paul MacDonald Memorial Driving Championship was the featured event on the 12 dash Saturday afternoon card at the Charlottetown Driving Park on the weekend. The eight race driving competition was part of Horseperson’s Day at the Driving Park, sponsored by the PEI Standardbred Hors…

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