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1 hr ago | CBC News

Jason Kenney to get an earful from provinces who need low-skilled workers

Employment Minister Jason Kenney is meeting with provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour today in Charlottetown for the first time since he announced an overhaul to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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3 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Going back to basics at Whistler's newest burger joint, BOOMBurger

When it comes to the wide world of burgers, it seems the hot trend in recent years has been to go bigger and bolder.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Star Phoenix

Ontario reluctant to remove some barriers to interprovincial trade; open to talks

Ontario's governing Liberals say they're open to removing barriers to interprovincial trade, but suggest they're reluctant to lift some restrictions that give Ontario companies an advantage.

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The Guardian

Road reopened after firefighters clean up chemical leak

Charlottetown firefighters blocked off Campbell Road while responding to a call of a chemical spill Thursday morning.

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The Guardian

Dan Kelly

CFIB president Dan Kelly says there is an element that exists in every province that will do anything not to work.

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HarnessLink.com

Narragansett, Abundaspin head Red Shores top classes

Seven rivals will try to knock off Narragansett in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Guardian

Charlottetown working on update of councillors' expenses

A spokeswoman with the City of Charlottetown said Monday they are currently working on an updated list.

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The Guardian

Students doing better than PISA results suggest: Education ministers

The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada wrapped up meetings in Charlottetown Wednesday Business groups say low education test scores will hurt the economy, but education ministers are taking issue with the way the PISA test scores are being portrayed.

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Vancouver Sun

Ottawa hopes for new deal to pull down east-west trade barriers

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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The Globe and Mail

Western premiers tout new free-trade deal for provinces

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is leading a charge for a Canada Free Trade zone, calling for the dismantling of internal trade barriers between the provinces that are costing the economy as much as $50-billion a year.

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Sys-Con Media

Employers Having a Hard Time Finding Qualified Workers

In total, 87 percent of Express franchises said it was "somewhat difficult" or "very difficult" to fill positions.

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The Guardian

Drug probe results in Islanders facing charges

In November of 2012, members of the RCMP Federal Investigations Unit in P.E.I. initiated a project aimed at uncovering illegal drug activities of individuals from Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Quebec.

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Canada NewsWire

Media advisory - Canada's Labour Market Ministers Meet in Charlottetown on July 11, 2014

Ministers are working together to ensure the skills and training needs of Canadians are being met.

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The Guardian

Beyond the rhetoric: Finding solutions for Canada's skills challenges

One hundred and fifty years ago, the Fathers of Confederation gathered in Charlottetown to reimagine the future.

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Nova News Now

Post-tropical storm Arthur claims life of Prince Edward Island woman

Norberta Weatherbie was juggling two groceries bags Saturday night as she worked the door to get into her apartment building in Stratford.

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The Guardian

Poor student test scores hurting P.E.I. economy: chamber

Rory Francis, from left, board member, Quentin Bevan, president of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce, and board member Steve Loggie tell the provincial education committee that P.E.I. businesses are very concerned over poor student test scores.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Breaking into cottages results in 90 days behind bars jail term

As a result, he's guaranteed a warm bed at the local jail every weekend until his 90-day sentence is served.

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CBC News

Borden-Carleton mayor hopes to stop relocation of CFIA staff

The CFIA is terminating its lease at the P.E.I. Potato Board facility in Borden-Carleton.

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The Guardian

A peaceful pracice on P.E.I.

Lead trainer Shakta Kaur is excited about returning to Prince Edward Island this fall to give a Kundalini yoga teacher training course.

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CBC News

Dredging of Andrews Pond/Wrights Creek continues

The City of Charlottetown is spending thousands of dollars this summer to continue dredging Andrews Pond and Wrights Creek in East Royalty.

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