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Local news for Prince Edward Island continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Alistair MacLeod, acclaimed Canadian writer, dead at 77

Alistair MacLeod, one of Canada's great short story writers whose work detailed the people and culture of Cape Breton, has died.

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7 hrs ago | The Guardian

Body found near Hurry Road area of Charlottetown

RCMP are expected to release details Monday about a body found near the Hurry Road area of Charlottetown over the weekend.

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8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Newborn screening: a resounding failure in Canada

Hearing loss is more common than most people realize, affecting about five in every 1,000 newborns in wealthy countries such as Canada.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Charlottetown woman, 25, arrested for drunk driving

Charlottetown police arrested a 25-year-old woman for impaired driving early Saturday morning and say she had a blood alcohol concentration of more than 2.5 times the legal limit.

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15 hrs ago | CBC News

UPEI eyes course offerings in Summerside

A university spokesperson said there won't be a separate campus in Summerside, rather courses could be conducted on Holland College's campus.

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17 hrs ago | CBC News

Halifax Regional Police officer shoots dog in Dartmouth

Police say in a release that officers were doing surveillance on a home in the 300 block as part of an investigation when one was charged by two dogs around 4:30 a.m. Police said the officer fired three times at the dogs.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Guardian

20140417 Businesswomens Association

Constance Robinson, left, PEIBWA president, and Hannah Bell, PEIBWA executive director, make plans for the Women in Business Symposium 2014, which will be held on May 29 at the P.E.I. Brewery Company in Charlottetown.

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CBC News

Record Store Day celebrated in Charlottetown

Music lovers on Prince Edward Island are joining others across North America who are venturing down to their favourite record stores.

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CBC News

P.E.I. to spend $150K on parenting program

Dr. Rhonda Matters, P.E.I.'s chief mental health and addictions officer, says the Triple P program will help parents deal with children's behaviour issues.

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On the Money: Vive le Quebec libre

Anticosti Island is part of the eastern St. Lawrence lowlands and the province of Quebec.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Guardian

Charlottetown man apprehended following alleged assault

A 42-year-old Charlottetown man has landed in jail after a woman was allegedly assaulted in the capital city.

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CBC News

Snow crab fishery delayed by ice in Gulf

Snow crab fishermen on P.E.I. are anxious to get out on the water since ice conditions have delayed the season.

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CBC News

Skydiving accident victim's U.S. medical bills mount

Friends and family of a Nova Scotia woman seriously injured in a skydiving accident in the U.S. earlier this month are trying to raise funds to pay for her "astronomical" medical bills.

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CBC News

Contagious horse infection 'strangles' confirmed in Windsor

Horse owners in the Windsor area are coping with a possible outbreak of strangles, the horse equivalent of strep throat.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBC News

Added sugar should be clear on labels, says dietitian

Canada should adopt some of the changes to nutrition labels being proposed on food in the United States by its Food and Drug Administration, says a P.E.I. registered dietitian.

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The Guardian

P.E.I. film to play at Cannes film festival in France

Island filmmaker Harmony Wagner, left, and producer Jason Rogerson are excited that their short film, Queen of Crows, will be showcased at the Short Film Corner during the Cannes International Film Festival in France next month.

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CBC News

Oil leak at South Rustico school creates cleanup woes

An oil leak at the French school in South Rustico has meant a lengthy cleanup ... and a big hole.

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CBC News

Cornwall resident battles to save bus

A Cornwall, P.E.I. woman has put together a survey on bus use in the town, collected results from 90 residents, and delivered the surveys to council.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Canada's Best Jobs 2014: Government Program Officer

Government program officers run the backbone organizations of Canadian democracy.

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CBC News

Island Prosperity Strategy fails to move wages

Innovation Minister Allen Roach introduced a new Innovation Act as the term for the Island Prosperity Strategy drew to a close.

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