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    Why it took so long to declare a winner in Charlottetown-West Royalty

    Why it took so long to declare a winner in Charlottetown-West Royalty


    Some people watching the P.E.I. election Tuesday night may have gone to bed thinking the Green Party won in District 14 Charlottetown-West Royalty only to find out later it went to the Liberal...

    Some people watching the P.E.I. election Tuesday night may have gone to bed thinking the Green Party won in District 14 Charlottetown-West Royalty only to find out later it went to the Liberal Party.

    P.E.I. Liberals consider role in newly elected government

    P.E.I. Liberals consider role in newly elected government


    After losing power on election night, the six successful Liberal candidates who were elected will have to get used to a role in the legislature Liberal MLAs haven't played before — as members of the third...

    After losing power on election night, the six successful Liberal candidates who were elected will have to get used to a role in the legislature Liberal MLAs haven't played before — as members of the third party. 

    The Pollcast: P.E.I. voted for change — will N.L. do the same?

    The Pollcast: P.E.I. voted for change — will N.L. do the same?


    On the latest episode of The Pollcast, Kerry Campbell discusses the results of the P.E.I. election and Peter Cowan breaks down the upcoming vote in Newfoundland and...

    On the latest episode of The Pollcast, Kerry Campbell discusses the results of the P.E.I. election and Peter Cowan breaks down the upcoming vote in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Here comes the lobster

    Here comes the lobster


    Spring lobster season starts on P.E.I. early next...

    Spring lobster season starts on P.E.I. early next week.

    Students build 'high school survival guide' through skits aimed at younger classes

    Students build 'high school survival guide' through skits aimed at younger classes


    A drama class at Colonel Gray High School is hoping to help younger students navigate the tough teenage years through a series of short skits based on their own painful life...

    A drama class at Colonel Gray High School is hoping to help younger students navigate the tough teenage years through a series of short skits based on their own painful life experiences.

    Fire at New Glasgow food truck ruled accidental

    Fire at New Glasgow food truck ruled accidental


    The provincial fire marshal's office has ruled a fire at a food truck in New Glasgow, P.E.I., that happened last Saturday...

    The provincial fire marshal's office has ruled a fire at a food truck in New Glasgow, P.E.I., that happened last Saturday accidental.

    Outgoing minister plans to continue to advocate for Islanders

    Outgoing minister plans to continue to advocate for Islanders


    Tina Mundy, outgoing family and human services minister for P.E.I., is hopeful the incoming government will continue the work she got started in the...

    Tina Mundy, outgoing family and human services minister for P.E.I., is hopeful the incoming government will continue the work she got started in the portfolio.

    New minority government is an 'exciting era' for P.E.I., says Bob Rae

    New minority government is an 'exciting era' for P.E.I., says Bob Rae


    Former politician Bob Rae has learned a thing or two about minority governments over the years. He draws on his extensive experience to offer some thoughts on P.E.I.'s new...

    Former politician Bob Rae has learned a thing or two about minority governments over the years. He draws on his extensive experience to offer some thoughts on P.E.I.'s new government. 

    115 texts sent in one morning leads to charges

    115 texts sent in one morning leads to charges


    Charlottetown police have charged a 27-year-old Charlottetown man with uttering threats and criminal harassment following a complaint from his...

    Charlottetown police have charged a 27-year-old Charlottetown man with uttering threats and criminal harassment following a complaint from his ex-girlfriend.

    Muddy weather closes P.E.I. National Park trails

    Muddy weather closes P.E.I. National Park trails


    Parks Canada has shut down the trail system on Robinsons Island in P.E.I. National Park because of the ground...

    Parks Canada has shut down the trail system on Robinsons Island in P.E.I. National Park because of the ground conditions.

    'It was disgusting': Nova Scotia meat plant pleads guilty to multiple violations

    'It was disgusting': Nova Scotia meat plant pleads guilty to multiple violations


    Nearly 3½ tonnes of mouldy meat had to be thrown out at a Shubenacadie, N.S., plant after government inspectors found numerous deficiencies at the facility, including abundant mould growth on the ceilings, walls, compressors, shelves, doors, and...

    Nearly 3½ tonnes of mouldy meat had to be thrown out at a Shubenacadie, N.S., plant after government inspectors found numerous deficiencies at the facility, including abundant mould growth on the ceilings, walls, compressors, shelves, doors, and seals in the coolers and freezers.

    'I felt shockingly calm': Rookie MLAs react to their 1st political wins

    'I felt shockingly calm': Rookie MLAs react to their 1st political wins


    While there are still some questions to be answered on how P.E.I.'s colourful new government will operate — it will certainly bring many new faces into the House, some who are first-timers to politics all...

    While there are still some questions to be answered on how P.E.I.'s colourful new government will operate — it will certainly bring many new faces into the House, some who are first-timers to politics all together.

    Peterman, Gallant chasing history in Norway

    Peterman, Gallant chasing history in Norway


    Out of all the victories through all the years, Canadian curlers have yet to win the mixed doubles world...

    Out of all the victories through all the years, Canadian curlers have yet to win the mixed doubles world championship.

    The House midweek podcast: P.E.I. makes history

    The House midweek podcast: P.E.I. makes history


    Prince Edward Island elected its first minority government ever and made the Greens the official opposition for the first time anywhere in Canada. Chris Hall talks to University of P.E.I. political science professor Don Desserud about the election...

    Prince Edward Island elected its first minority government ever and made the Greens the official opposition for the first time anywhere in Canada. Chris Hall talks to University of P.E.I. political science professor Don Desserud about the election results and what they might mean for the upcoming federal election.