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

1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Canada

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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CBC News

Rains, melting snow cause extensive road closures

Roads across P.E.I. are being shut down due to flooding caused by heavy rain and rapid snow melt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Possession of child porn nets man year in jail

A 22-year-old Summerside man was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty in Summerside provincial court, Wednesday, to possession of child pornography.

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CBC News

Sewage systems overwhelmed, causes backups

For the past few days, Sherry Dawson and her daughter have been shovelling sewage water in their basement toward the sump pump.

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Chilliwack Times

Lorne Elliot hits Harrison Hot Springs

Unlike any funny man you'll ever see live, Lorne Elliott takes his special brand of humour to Harrison April 26. Funny man Lorne Elliott will be showcasing his delightfully foolish, witty and thought provoking one-man concert show at the historic Harrison Memorial Hall on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. Star of CBC Radio's Madly Off in All Directions, ... (more)

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CBC News

Speaker rules against contempt motion

Speaker Carolyn Bertram ruled there was a lack of evidence that Finance Minister Wes Sheridan misled the Legislature.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Provinces join forces to measure distress of cancer patients, improve treatment

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador have been awarded $1 million over three years from the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer through Health Canada.

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CBC News

Floods hit P.E.I. east and west

Heavy rains and a lot of snow melt are causing flood conditions in the east and west of P.E.I. In Alberton two streets are flooded, and there is concern about how the town pond and sewage lagoon will handle extra water.

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CBC News

Island Storm lose game 6 in NBL final

The Island Storm got off to slow start offensively in game 6 of the National Basketball League championship, says coach Joe Salerno, and could not recover.

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CBC News

Protest demands better mental health, addictions services

About 100 people gathered in front of Province House in Charlottetown Tuesday evening to tell the P.E.I. government it's not doing enough to help people struggling with addictions and mental health problems.

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CBC News

Tourism from Japan rides on new Anne show's coattails

Tourism PEI is hoping to capitalize on a new television show airing in Japan about the woman who translated Anne of Green Gables into Japanese.

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Related Topix: Anne of Green Gables, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Children TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Canada

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Mother calls for residential care for mental health and addictions

A P.E.I. mother is calling for in-province residential care for people on P.E.I. with addictions and mental illness.

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