Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. Turns On The Charm For LGBTQ Tourists

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada

"One can just be one's self in P.E.I."

P.E.I. Is Getting Left Off Maps And Islanders Are Not Having It

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2017 | Canada

Where is P.E.I.?

The Meaning Of Living Lightly On This Earth

Peter Bevan-Baker | Posted 01.03.2017 | Canada Living
Peter Bevan-Baker

Continuous expansion on a finite planet is not the answer to our challenges: Like our built environment, bigger is not necessarily better. Rather, we need better integration and a recognition of our proper place in the bigger scheme of things.

Basic Income Could Let Canadians Actually Chase Their Dreams

Peter Bevan-Baker | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Politics
Peter Bevan-Baker

Elimination of poverty would have some very obvious and immediate benefits, but a Universal Basic Income would also have some more subtle - and yet, in my mind, very exciting - possible benefits: a universal basic income could enable the greatest unleashing of human potential ever seen.

P.E.I. Police Apologize To Nickelback For Making Fun Of Band's Music

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada

The Kensington police service joked that they would make drunk drivers listen to the band's songs as punishment.

P.E.I. Green Party Offers Feds A Stern Warning On Electoral Reform

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Politics

"It's a denial of democracy."

Chef Michael Smith On Going Back To Your Roots

Workopolis | Posted 10.27.2016 | Canada

If you've watched the Food Network, you probably know Chef Michael Smith. Over the least 20 years, the tall, fun-loving chef has hosted several popul...

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 03.18.2017 | 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...