Prince Edward Island

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."

P.E.I. Beaches, Bay Of Fundy Trail Coming Soon To Google Street View

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it is bringing the Google Trekker to more than a dozen of its flagship sites across the country.

Restaurant Vandalized After P.E.I. Monks Set Lobsters Free

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada

A spokesperson for the Buddhist institute did not want to speculate about whether the property damage was connected to the lobster release.

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.

PEI Rocks Wind Power

David Dodge | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Business
David Dodge

When PEI's government crafted a plan to wean their grid off costly and carbon-intensive diesel, they turned to wind power, one renewable resource that the island has plenty of. A map of the wind potential of PEI glows red showing high potential for much of the island. As we write this 34 per cent of PEI's electricity is coming from the wind.

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.

Minister Treated Autistic Woman's Family In 'Deplorable' Manner: Judge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada

The minister forbid her family from visiting, "without providing any rationale whatsoever."

You'll Soon Be Able To Buy A Can Of P.E.I. Fog (A.K.A. Air)

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Business

Don't all rush to P.E.I. at once!

'Magnum P.E.I.' Is What Happens When You 'P.E.I.' A TV Show

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.23.2016 | Canada

"Magnum E.I." "St. Peters Baywatch." "Tweel of Fortune."

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.

Why Parents Should Care About Teacher Cuts to Education

Lori Gard | Posted 06.26.2016 | Canada Parents
Lori Gard

Teachers are not just teachers. Teachers are so much more. But until we as people are impacted personally by this caregiving aspect role that describes a true educator, we really don't understand how important it is.

No Province Should Deny Women Abortions

Sandeep Prasad | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada Living
Sandeep Prasad

In the recent P.E.I. case, the woman, who had been advised to seek ER medical attention by the province's emergency information telephone service and who had begun to experience cramps and bleeding while waiting, was told by the ER physician to go out-of-province, to Halifax, if she wanted to receive the necessary post-abortion care -- Halifax is over 300 km away, with a round-trip bus ticket costing over $100.00. Restricted access to abortion, compounded with physicians who do not fulfill their professional duty to provide patients with timely and effective referrals or necessary service in emergency cases, creates life-threatening situations that could otherwise be avoided

P.E.I. Liberals Win Seat With A Coin Toss

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Each candidate had 1,173 votes.

Signs of Change Are Sweeping the Nation

David Suzuki | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won't stand for having corporate interests put before their own. The people of Alberta did what was once thought impossible: they gave the NDP a strong majority. Voters in Prince Edward Island followed B.C. provincially and Canada federally and elected their first Green Party member, as well as Canada's second openly gay premier.

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!

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...

This Plow Gives No F%&@s About P.E.I.'s Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada

None whatsoever.

Another Beast In The East

CBC | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada

A late winter storm is steadily dropping lots of snow on much Atlantic Canada this morning. Parts of the Maritimes remain under a winter storm warn...


CBC | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada

The national weather service has issued a special statement ahead of the latest system heading for the Maritimes. According to Environment Canada,...

Canada's Best New Year's Eve Party Spots | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Travel

What constitutes a great party? That's entirely subjective, of course. However, has put together a shortlist of where to go -- whether you're a singleton, coupled up or just part of one big happy family. No matter who you are these ideas will make sure you have fun.

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...

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...

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 ...