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As a member of the Charlottetown and Eastern PEI Chapter of MADD, my ire was stoked this past Saturday evening when I came across a Facebook post that had been shared by several people. The post was written by an individual in the Souris area warning people that there was an RCMP check stop …

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Editor: September 6 - COVID- 19 is racing and raging around the world. Not on PEI, yet, thanks to our physical isolation and health rules but it’s trying hard to sneak in.

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For over a year the Eastern Kings Community Association and many other residents of Eastern Kings have put forth strong arguments that the PEI Energy Corp has made a poor choice of location for their wind farm expansion plans. Not only is East Point a pristine area of one of the largest, mos…

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As Hurricane Laura’s remnant low continues to move toward the Atlantic seaboard this week- end, the chances of rain will go down and the temperatures will go up, reaching a temperature of 115 degrees Fahrenheit.

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On behalf of all the residents of Point Pleasant Road, Murray River, our sincerest thanks and heartfelt appreciation for the outpouring of help and support in containing the recent forest fire. A million thanks and bouquets of gratitude to the many volunteers, Murray River Fire Chief Troy Fe…

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Many of us were shocked to witness the devastating explosions in Beirut, Lebanon, and we want to help. The Canadian government has given us an opportunity to double our solidarity efforts by offering to match donations dollar for dollar to qualifying orga- nizations. Development and Peace/CA…

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I am writing this letter in response to the ‘Land Bank in Limbo’ story in the Guardian of August 1.

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Here’s the big issue with PEI’s still vague back to school plan - it contradicts six months of messaging on the best way to avoid COVID-19 while missing an opportunity for transformational system change, still stuck in a ‘this is how we’ve always done it’ mentality.

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I am writing to explain my concern about the provincial government’s decision to reopen schools on September 8th. During the pandemic lock down, there have been many efforts to keep youth immune from the COVID-19 virus. These efforts were nationwide and included the closure of educational fa…

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How can land use, ownership and planning be improved on Prince Edward Island? Here we go again. Another review of the Lands Protection Act. One more committee to listen to Islanders. I feel it is a political strategy to put off this important issue until the next General Assembly of Prince E…

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These days, one can barely turn on their phone or open a local newspaper without their eyes gazing upon a news headline that includes the words “revitalization” or “transparency”. Island politicos are especially skilled in their efforts to placate the masses with false promises of transparen…

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For as long as anyone in the St. Margaret’s area can remember locals, summer residents and annual visitors have been enjoying the beautiful and pristine St. Margaret’s Beach. This beach is located on the north side just past the St. Margaret’s Pioneer Cemetery.

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With some businesses being open throughout the last few months and now open in general there is NO reason for Access PEI in Montague to remain closed. If they can open in Charlottetown and Souris they can open in Montague.

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I was stationed in Stephenville, Newfoundland in 1972 with the RCMP and working plainclothes. I was in the office in the evening, on my own time, no overtime in those days, trying to get caught up on some files.

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The role of a leader comes with making tough decisions. Unfortunately, too many leaders avoid making tough calls.

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Our province has coped very well during the COVID-19 pandemic with a low number of cases and no mortality, thanks to leadership following the direction of our Chief Health Officer and the concerted engagement of Islanders.

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It is indeed disgusting to witness the flag visitors see when they arrive and depart from our beautiful Epekwitk via Wood Islands.

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Our province has coped very well during the COVID-19 pandemic with a low number of cases and no mortality, thanks to leadership following the direction of our Chief Health Officer and the concerted engagement of Islanders.

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In recent years, Islanders have become more aware and actively involved in preserving our water supply, which has been and continues to be at risk from deep water wells as well as heavy irrigation that could potentially harm the water table.

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Chinese researchers have discovered a new type of virus in pigs that has the potential to infect humans and may be capable of causing a pandemic, according to a new study (Published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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The unbelievable COVID-19 death rates (approximately 80 per cent) in long term care (LTC) facilities throughout Canada happened mostly in privately-owned facilities. We are grateful this has not been the case on PEI. At the same time, this province must heed calls from across Canada for seni…

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A perfect example of why the public was against amalgamation: June 24th issue of The Eastern Graphic on page 10: ‘Three Rivers has a lovely new splash park.’

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He strode in and out of the meeting room with an air of utmost confidence. There was more than that, a haughtiness that sent us the message “I don’t really have to be here to get what I want.”

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The COVID-19 pandemic crisis is providing us with the opportunity to critically examine the sustainability of our choices. It has made visible many glaring cracks in our global supply systems such as the apparent difficulty in accessing personal protective equipment to protect vulnerable fro…

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I have devised a little quiz. It is multiple-choice and the answer choices are quite straight forward.

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I’m leery of words that end in ‘ism’. For the most part they have suggested something negative. I have difficulty understanding racism, for example. Any word that takes two inches of stacked paper to explain provides too many opportunities to twist and to turn ... to shape and to form like p…

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