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    Fruit and vegetable prices driving P.E.I. inflation

    Fruit and vegetable prices driving P.E.I. inflation


    P.E.I.'s consumer price index has grown a little closer to the national average over the last year, with the price of fresh fruit and vegetables being a major...

    P.E.I.'s consumer price index has grown a little closer to the national average over the last year, with the price of fresh fruit and vegetables being a major factor.

    P.E.I. Green Party thankful for non-partisan support after candidate's death

    P.E.I. Green Party thankful for non-partisan support after candidate's death


    Regardless of their politics, Prince Edward Islanders are coming together around the death of Green candidate Josh Underhay, says Green Leader Peter...

    Regardless of their politics, Prince Edward Islanders are coming together around the death of Green candidate Josh Underhay, says Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker.

    Sweet new stamp celebrates iconic East Coast dessert

    Sweet new stamp celebrates iconic East Coast dessert


    Canada Post has released a Sweet Canada stamp set featuring five sweet Canadian treats from around the...

    Canada Post has released a Sweet Canada stamp set featuring five sweet Canadian treats from around the country.

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing

    'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing


    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to...

    A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.

    Mom thanks Good Samaritan after 'terrifying situation' with baby

    Mom thanks Good Samaritan after 'terrifying situation' with baby


    A P.E.I. mom has reached out on Facebook to find and thank the Good Samaritan who stopped to help during what she described as “the most terrifying situation I've ever...

    A P.E.I. mom has reached out on Facebook to find and thank the Good Samaritan who stopped to help during what she described as “the most terrifying situation I've ever been.”

    What they ate in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days

    What they ate in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days


    With spring in the air, a fresh Bygone Days column has stories of food, from Islanders named for plants — like Violet, Pansy and...

    With spring in the air, a fresh Bygone Days column has stories of food, from Islanders named for plants — like Violet, Pansy and Herb.

    Island women are embracing their grey hair

    Island women are embracing their grey hair


    Women of all ages are embracing grey hair. Some want to ditch the tyranny of dyeing to cover up grey, while others of all ages are choosing greys and silvers as a...

    Women of all ages are embracing grey hair. Some want to ditch the tyranny of dyeing to cover up grey, while others of all ages are choosing greys and silvers as a colour. 

    Easter Sunday and Monday: What's open and closed on P.E.I.

    Easter Sunday and Monday: What's open and closed on P.E.I.


    Some businesses and services that were closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday are open on Monday, April 22, but others will remain...

    Some businesses and services that were closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday are open on Monday, April 22, but others will remain closed.

    Election in Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park postponed after candidate's death

    Election in Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park postponed after candidate's death


    A byelection will be held in District 9: Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park following the death of Green Party candidate Josh Underhay, Elections P.E.I....

    A byelection will be held in District 9: Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park following the death of Green Party candidate Josh Underhay, Elections P.E.I. says.

    Growing pot? Here are some common mistakes to avoid

    Growing pot? Here are some common mistakes to avoid


    Interest in growing marijuana is growing on P.E.I., say retailers, even though seed sales at P.E.I. Cannabis have not been...

    Interest in growing marijuana is growing on P.E.I., say retailers, even though seed sales at P.E.I. Cannabis have not been strong.

    Canada says no to Asian carp as lobster bait

    Canada says no to Asian carp as lobster bait


    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is throwing cold water on the prospect of importing Asian carp from the United States for use as lobster...

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is throwing cold water on the prospect of importing Asian carp from the United States for use as lobster bait.

    P.E.I. Green candidate, son die in canoeing accident days before election

    P.E.I. Green candidate, son die in canoeing accident days before election


    Political parties in Prince Edward Island have suspended election campaign activities after P.E.I. Green Party candidate Josh Underhay and his young son died in a canoeing accident in the Hillsborough River on...

    Political parties in Prince Edward Island have suspended election campaign activities after P.E.I. Green Party candidate Josh Underhay and his young son died in a canoeing accident in the Hillsborough River on Friday.

    P.E.I.'s 'Etsy family' continues to grow with biggest market yet

    P.E.I.'s 'Etsy family' continues to grow with biggest market yet


    The growth of the Etsy spring market in Charlottetown is a testament to the creative talent on P.E.I., says organizer Suzanne...

    The growth of the Etsy spring market in Charlottetown is a testament to the creative talent on P.E.I., says organizer Suzanne Scott.

    Day 24 of P.E.I. campaign: Leaders take break after busy week

    Day 24 of P.E.I. campaign: Leaders take break after busy week


    On Good Friday, a statutory holiday that marks Day 24 of the P.E.I. election campaign, the four party leaders took the day...

    On Good Friday, a statutory holiday that marks Day 24 of the P.E.I. election campaign, the four party leaders took the day off.

    Advance vote tops 2015 election, 36 per cent of votes now cast

    Advance vote tops 2015 election, 36 per cent of votes now cast


    Thursday saw the highest turnout in advance polling, Elections PEI said in a press release. Around 14,000 voters cast ballots in the third day of advance...

    Thursday saw the highest turnout in advance polling, Elections PEI said in a press release. Around 14,000 voters cast ballots in the third day of advance polling.

    Laughter is the best medicine for 64-year-old Island comedian

    Laughter is the best medicine for 64-year-old Island comedian


    Margaret Macgillivray is just beginning her comedy career at 64 years old and she is piling up the accolades...

    Margaret Macgillivray is just beginning her comedy career at 64 years old and she is piling up the accolades quickly.

    Interior painting tips from a P.E.I. pro

    Interior painting tips from a P.E.I. pro


    The longer days mean the sunshine is streaming into your home and perhaps the need for some fresh paint is more evident than it was in the short, dark days of winter. Here are some tips for painting your place like a...

    The longer days mean the sunshine is streaming into your home and perhaps the need for some fresh paint is more evident than it was in the short, dark days of winter. Here are some tips for painting your place like a pro.