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3 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Smelly passengers have soared up to be the number two hate of air travellers behind those who recline their seat. According to the annual AirlineRatings.com survey of air travellers almost 35 percent of the more than 1550 respondents put reclining of the seat as their number one nightmare passenger.
3 hrs ago | CBC News
Dickieson made history for the New Democrats in 1996 as the first New Democrat to ever get elected and he did it on a campaign to keep O'Leary Community Hospital open. ) Dr.Herb Dickieson says it's the right time for him to make a return to politics, but this time, he has his sights set on a federal seat.
5 hrs ago | The Guardian
Daniel McRae, with Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is joined by Pam MacDonald, environment scientist with Stantec as they plant trees Monday on land behind the new Prince Edward Home in Charlottetown. Stantec is a design and consulting firm with 14,000 staff around the world.
5 hrs ago | The Guardian
The loss of temporary foreign workers could reduce lobster processing in the Maritimes by as much as 25 per cent, say industry leaders from the Maritime seafood processing sector. The industry group representing lobster processors in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island have been meeting with officials from the federal and provincial governments on the impacts of the proposed program changes.
8 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer
Nov. 3 will be an historic day on Prince Edward Island, as, for the first time, all incorporated municipalities in the province will hold elections. It was a change brought forth three years ago in an effort by the provincial government to streamline municipal elections on a four-year cycle.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes a question as he attends an event at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, in Charlottetown, on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Harper's visit is part of the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference and its role in the building of Canada.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
13 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer
Joe Schwarcz, director for McGill University's Office for Science and Society, speaks to John Jamieson, executive director of the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture after a public lecture hosted by the federation in Charlottetown Saturday. Schwarcz is well-known as an award-winning chemist, best selling author and television personality, having appeared hundreds of times on the Discovery Channel, CBC, CTV and hosted "Science To Go" a Discovery Channel series that focused on food.
14 hrs ago | CBC News
A 17-year-old from western P.E.I. had his vehicle towed away after he was caught driving at 160 km/h, say RCMP. Several other youths were in the vehicle at the time, contrary to the restrictions of the driver's graduated license, say police.
About 30 runners of all ages participated in the Terry Fox Run at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall Sunday. The run was one of many held across P.E.I. in support of cancer research.
Dairy farmers and some cheese makers in Canada are concerned about CETA because thousands of tonnes more of European cheese, including Britain's famous cheddar, will be allowed in Canada under this deal. As Canada and the European Union near the homestretch of negotiations in a mammoth trade deal, some cheese makers on Prince Edward Island worry about what a flood of foreign cheese could mean for business.
Mark Allen has owned a gas station along Trans-Canada Highway 16 for 35 years and says it's in the worst state he has ever seen. The road is patchy and uneven.
Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County, Richmond County, Inverness County - south of Mabou: Today, sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon.
Trinity United Church is opening its doors to individuals and families looking for a warm meal as part of a program called Feed the Flock. The program was started by St. Mary's Anglican Church.
Newfoundland and Labrador's health minister says funding that could possible help pay for and expand in vitro fertilization for individuals in the province is being considered. Currently, individuals and couples wishing to avail of the service - which involves fertilizing an egg with a sperm outside of the body - is not offered in Newfoundland and Labrador, though consultation services are.
Ninety-one farms on Prince Edward Island run by the same family for 150 years or more now have a special heritage distinction recognizing their deep roots. The farms were awarded a heritage status by the P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council at a special party in their honour on Friday night as part of the 2014 celebrations.
The statue of William Henry Pope on Great George Street is one of the many legacies of the 2014 celebrations. Penny Walsh McGuire, executive director of P.E.I. 2014 Inc., says, in fact, that legacies have been created from one end of the Island to the other.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:09 pm
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