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Fishers are very disappointed with the DFO and the federal government as to how they reactivated 10 lobster licences into the fall fishery to two First Nations communities in NB.  We are not against Dfo signing agreements with the First Nations.  We are  disputing that Dfo took 10 banked lic…

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The Cascumpec Bay Watershed Association (CBWA) removed between six and eight truckloads of silt from a silt trap in the upper echelons of the Hills River in Elmsdale on July 28.

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Dr Heather Keizer, the Island’s Chief of Mental Health and Addictions Services and lead psychiatrist in Montague, has been surprised by how well virtual and telehealth care is working for her patients.

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After more than four months since professional sports stopped due to Covid-19, we are back into full swing.  Hockey, basketball, and baseball are all back…… for now!  As the Coronavirus is still making its impact across the world, anything is possible in regards to what will happen, and if c…

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Keira MacKendrick and Erin MacDougall both grew up watching the Miss Oyster Pearl Pageant in Tyne Valley, and while the event has had to change because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re happy it’s able to go ahead this year.

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Weight training is a lifetime sport. We have members in the gyms from 12 years old to late 80’s and every age in between. Here are some tips if you are over 50 and just getting started.

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“A record crowd estimated at upwards of 5,000 people swarmed to the Mik’ Maq reservation on Lennox Island, P.E.I. Sunday, 29 July 1956, to take part in the annual celebration held in honor of St. Anne, the patron saint of the Mik’ Maq people. A sunny day and placid waters added to the enjoym…

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With the reduction of events in the Irish Moss Festival, the proceeds of which go toward paying off the splash pad in Bicentennial Park, the Town of Tignish has gotten creative in how it’s going to raise the money for payments.

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Pride Week is once again here, and while things may be a bit different, that doesn’t mean the event itself is any less important.

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“The grandest of the season’s Teas was held at Alberton, the thriving metropolis in the western part of the province on Wednesday, July 18, 1894. The best of order prevailed and all went home well satisfied with the day’s enjoyment. The raiding of a whiskey drive by Father A. E. Burke in the…

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I can remember when I first opened the Alberton location of Iron Haven Gym bank in the 80’s. For years the gym would be the busiest in the fall and winter months and slower during the PEI June to end of August summers. There would be hot summer days where there might only be a dozen people i…

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Government funding announced Monday to rebuild the rink in Tyne Valley is a ‘weight off the shoulders’ of residents, says the municipality’s mayor.

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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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Been in this business for over 30 years now and I am amazed at how much it is evolved and is growing. Fitness and gyms are not new, but I believe we are still only scratching the surface of the tremendous opportunities that are available to stay in shape. More and more people are realizing t…

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After a 16 week break as a result of COVID 19, the Western Region Sport and Recreation Council (WRSRC) is ready to resume the Win 4 All Lottery.

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The feedback the Tignish Co-op and the Tignish Community Member Relations has received for their annual beach rock hunt has been overwhelming, says the member relations representative.

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When Paul Dalton turned 60 in 2018, he knew he wanted to do something that had to do with the number 60. With that in mind, he decided to run 60 kilometres, one kilometre for every year of his life.

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Had someone ask me if I write all the weekly articles for the Graphic and where I get the ideas from. Most of the ideas for articles come from being on the gym floor daily. There is so much you can learn about fitness, training and nutrition. As with anything, the more you practice it the be…