Rural P.E.I. Has Become An Amish Paradise

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada

And Islanders are thrilled at the sudden interest in a shrinking, aging corner of their rural province.

Everyone Safe After P.E.I. Schools Shut Down Amid Bomb Threat: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada

"There's been no threat found."

A Clinic In P.E.I. Will Finally Offer Abortions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Politics

"This is about a service that women have the right to. We had that right denied in Prince Edward Island for the last 30-odd years."

A Thrilling Family Travel Adventure In PEI

Erin Silver | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada
Erin Silver

I wanted to take my kids on a trip. Somewhere, anywhere in the world. I've always loved to travel, and one of the things about having kids is that tra...

Being A Single Parent Won't Stop Me From Showing My Boys The World

Erin Silver | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Parents
Erin Silver

I want my kids to get a taste for travel. I want them to experience life. To not be afraid to try something new. I want to have memories with them. I want to have done things. Why should I allow my personal situation (being on my own with two boys) scare me into not taking a risk?

This P.E.I. City Uses Smart Grid To Get Record Wind Integration

David Dodge | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business
David Dodge

In 2015, the city of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, achieved the highest level of wind power integration in North America. While the province of P.E.I. is already a leader with 26 per cent of its electricity coming from wind power, the City of Summerside Electric Utility has ratcheted that up to an astonishing 46 per cent by adding a smart grid with energy storage.

11 Canada Day Celebrations That Take You Off The Beaten Path | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Travel

Canada Day is coming up, and while it's always fun to head to a huge celebration in a big city, it can also be a good time to get off the beaten (and crowded) path for a more relaxed and local experience. If you're craving a more laid-back Canada Day experience there are many options all over the country.

East-Coast Island Losing Land To Climate Change, Coastal Erosion

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada

Lennox Island has 118 homes and a population of 475 people — members of the Lennox Island First Nation.

The Wind Energy Institute Makes A Big Investment

David Dodge | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Impact
David Dodge

There are some who say PEI is tapped out on it's renewable energy, but after speaking to the energy minister, the CEO of the PEI Energy Corporation, Summerside's utility manager and Scott Harper of the institute it seems pretty clear PEI is determined to do more.

'It's Embarrassing': P.E.I. Residents Ahead Of Duffy's Return

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Politics

There are lingering doubts about Duffy's connection to Canada's smallest province and his expense claims.

Amish Give Up Pricey Ontario, Head To P.E.I. Instead

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Business

"Everybody from the premier of the province, down to the old fellas at Tim Hortons, have all welcomed the Amish when they visited."

Anne Of Green Gables Enlisted By PEI Abortion Rights Activists

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2016 | Canada Living

"She sees the denial of access and upholding of barriers to abortion services by the P.E.I. government as putting the kibosh on an opportunity for gender equality across our province."

B.C.'s Economy Doesn't Stack Up To The Rest Of Canada

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Business
Dermod Travis

Take a gander at the government's economic report cards and one thing becomes readily apparent: an almost virtual absence of inter-provincial comparisons. There's a good reason for that. Compared to Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, B.C. doesn't always stack up so well.

Tories Expecting Fight In P.E.I. Despite Anti-Harper Sentiment

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Gail Shea remains popular in a riding that she won by more than 4,000 votes in 2011.

RCMP Officer Dragged Across Confederation Bridge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada

The officer is recovering in hospital.

This Man Seemed A Little Too -- Ahem -- Excited To Visit P.E.I.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Business

Oh my!

A Letter of Thanks From Parents to Teachers

Lori Gard | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Dear teachers, Quite honestly, we can hardly believe the school year is quickly coming to a close. But we also realize that this last mile toward the finish line is a treacherous one. This is the reality of the work you teachers do. Believe us: your acts of kindness do not fall by the wayside unnoticed.

Man Arrested On Suspicion He May Commit Terrorism

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada

OTTAWA - The RCMP have arrested a man after a peace bond was ordered against him based on allegations he might commit a terrorism offence.Police say A...

Man Accused Of Threatening P.E.I Premier's Life: Reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - A newspaper in Prince Edward Island is reporting that a man is facing charges of threatening Premier Wade MacLauchlan.The Charlottetow...

What's Killing The Fish In This River?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada

CHARLOTTETOWN - For the fourth time in four years, the Prince Edward Island government says it's investigating a significant fish kill in one of its w...

The Top Ten Rules for Being a Worldly Traveler

Rania Walker | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

My cousin is traveling to Europe with her husband for the first time and a flood of memories and recent experiences prompted me to recall our own learnings over the years. Whether you're traveling near or far, there are some regional tips and general etiquette that all tourists should keep in mind.

PEI Premier Riles Abortion Rights Advocates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - The debate over abortion access in Prince Edward Island is intensifying after the provincial government rejected a proposal to have ph...

13 Signs Our Family's Spent Too Much Time Snowed in Together in PEI

Lori Gard | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

I have a healthy appreciation for the winter storm, but three days housebound is a little much. So in gratitude to the fair weather we had Saturday our family made a trek to our local Chinese restaurant, at which time Husband proposed a toast to "surviving the storm." In light of this toast, I made a list of the top 13 ways which illustrate most clearly that The Family has spent a little bit too much time together lately...

Another Fireball Seen In The East

CBC | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada

For the second day in a row, a large fireball has been seen in the sky over Nova Scotia. CBC News reporter Phonse Jessome saw the colourful fireball...

1,000 Homes Could Be Swallowed By The Sea

CBC | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada

The Climate Research Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island has a new tool that shows how erosion will eat away at the Island over the next 90 ...