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It was a rare, and refreshing, moment of political candour as Transportation Minister Steven Myers acknowledged goofing in approving the timing of necessary upgrades to the storm sewer system on Montague’s waterfront.

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Over the next two weeks, Acadians from the Maritimes and around the world will be celebrating their heritage during the sixth Congress Mondial Acadien being co-hosted by Prince Edward Island and southeastern New Brunswick.

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I often meet up with seniors in my travels who will say to me “I wish I would have started exercising and weigh training when I was younger, I’m too old for that now.” My response is usually “you’re too old NOT to start.” I believe that the older we are the more important exercise is. It is …

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Harnessing the power of wind has won Prince Edward Island much international recognition in the 18 years since the first commercial wind farm came online in North Cape.

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It has been said so often it has become cliché, but that doesn’t change the fact the social life of this province would be greatly diminished if not for the efforts of thousands of volunteers.

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The devastation that comes from losing a home or other building to fire is immeasurable for many.

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Last month the movie Unplanned was released in theatres across Canada but not in PEI. We, the PEI Right to Life Association, took it upon ourselves to organize venues all across PEI for viewing. Showings have already been held at the Holy Redeemer Church, Charlottetown, Summerside Community …

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This is the time of year when so many of us are on vacation. The number of tourists that stop in for workouts at our gyms is amazing and continues to grow every year. When people are training on a regular schedule they hate to miss a workout so they will incorporate training with their vacat…

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You don’t have to be big in stature or shout to the top at your lungs to capture recognition.

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For Islanders hoping for a reprieve from politics, the scorching summer heat offers little in the way of relief as the PR machine for the October federal election rolls into high gear.

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The Alley Stratford Athletics have moved into a three-way race for top spot in the Kings County Baseball League. The Athletics beat the Cardigan Clippers by a score of 6-1 Sunday in Cardigan.

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The Summerside Raceway hosted a stakes filled card on Sunday afternoon, featuring the Callbeck Stakes for 2-year old pacers and trotters, and the Tyndal Semple Memorial for 3-year old trotters. Drivers Mark Bradley and Gilles Barrieau had driving triples on the 13 dash card.

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I am a retired teacher (math and science). I taught in Quebec and as the parents of many of my students were engineers or research scientists at Alcan, I had to be ready for some difficult questions. I read everything I could about both science and technology. It’s a habit I have kept so I d…

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“Citizens across Prince Edward Island were shocked and dismayed of the news that the magnificent car ferry steamer and ice-breaker ‘SS Charlottetown’ had sunk in 100 feet of water off the south coast of Nova Scotia.

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Was not that long ago when gyms would slow down a bit during the summer. Things have changed and more and more people are training year round now. Here are some tips to help you stay at it all summer and keep those results.

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It was interesting to observe the high standard of respect shown to the host of Model T cars on the roads across eastern PEI this past week or so.

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In a previous life Premier Dennis King was a spin doctor, a paid hired gun who managed political events to best public advantage for government or party. He’s good at it. His government, not so much.

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There is growing fear in the development community that after years of advocating full international funding for the Global Fund for Aids, TB and Malaria, the Trudeau Liberals are planning to abandon it. This is deeply concerning because Canada has long been at the bottom of spending of all …

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“Considering the incidents of drinking and driving in the province which continue at a high rate ...”

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He had earned the nick name Old Slew Foot on account of his pronounced limp. He was born with his left leg six inches shorter than the right. He wasn’t one to let it slow him down, though, and he had worked most of his life as a truck driver. His disability forced him to improvise over the y…

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It’s 1935 again ... I wasn’t alive then, but I lived those years through my mother, Annie van den Broek; the years when Germany turned into a racist, anti Semitic, white supremacist society that let racists and bigots come into power and very quickly turned into the Second World War and from…

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The province of PEI can’t possibly cordon off all of its rocky coastline, no more than New Brunswick can line its entire network of roads with fence to prevent moose from straying into traffic.

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On July 1st, Canadians, including Islanders, celebrated Canada Day. On July 4th, Americans celebrated Independence Day. On both days, people came together to enjoy time with family and friends, share remembrances, and look to the future.

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British historian Tristram Hunt coined an interesting phrase: “If we have no history, we have no future.”

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Monday was a good night for Premier Dennis King as his candidate Natalie Jameson cruised to an easy victory in the deferred District 9 by-election.

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