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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Beef sustainability defended by farmers

Canadian cattle producers are working to make beef a more sustainable food source, say farmers in the wake of a study that shows beef production is far more environmentally damaging than other food production.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Canada

5 hrs ago | The Guardian

Coming out in rural Prince Edward Island

Tyler Dockendorff, left photo, and John MacCormac recently spoke to The Guardian about their experiences as gay teenagers in rural Prince Edward Island.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Family, Teenagers,

6 hrs ago | CBC News

Transgender foundation recruits on P.E.I.

A Newfoundland woman is visiting P.E.I. to ask for more support for people who are transsexual or transgender, and promote a new group she has founded.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Canada, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBC News

Dry weather to cut crop yields by 15%, says potato farmer

The hot weather that has struck P.E.I. this summer is making farmers nervous as harvest season draws nearer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Home Gardening, Home, Canada

CNN

Prince Edward Island Has More To Offer Tourists Than Just Anne Of Green Gables

This iReport has been removed because it was flagged by the community and found to be in violation of the iReport Community Guidelines and Terms of Use .

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

CBC News

Grain bin rescue course planned

Awareness of the dangers of grain bins can eliminate a lot of problems, says Miles Boulter, chief instructor for the P.E.I. Firefighters Association.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

CBC News

Ease urban foxes off feeding, biologist suggests

There are enough natural areas around Charlottetown for foxes to hunt on their own.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Forest fire threat rising on P.E.I.

The threat of forest fires on P.E.I. is unusually high as the province approaches the end of a dry, hot July.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Canada

CBC News

P.E.I. Muslims mark end of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan ended Sunday night, and on Monday the Muslim community on P.E.I. came together to celebrate Eid.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Canada

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Guardian

Charlottetown councillor in hosptal after collison with girl on bicycle

Coun. Eddie Rice, chair of Charlottetown's Water and Sewer Utility committee, says the city may have to expropriate some of the land its needs for its sewer separation project.

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Related Topix: Canada

Jalopnik

Evil Beaver Attempts To Kill Family By Dropping A Tree On Their Car

Oh, beavers! They're so cute, right? What with their little waffle-ironed tails and buck teeth and insatiable woodlust? Wrong.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Autos

The Guardian

Robert Goguen

New Brunswick MP Robert Goguen participates in the House of Commons standing committee on justice and human rights July 8, 2014.

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Bangor Daily News

Wyman's acquires 8,000 acres in New Brunswick, expands processing plant on Prince Edward Island

Jasper Wyman & Son, the largest U.S.-owned grower and processor of wild blueberries, announced Tuesday it has signed an agreement to acquire 8,000 acres of land in northern New Brunswick, Canada, in order to increase its supply of the lowbush blueberries.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science

CBC News

Rejected marriage commissioner out $500 application fee

A P.E.I. woman was astonished to discover she would not be refunded her $500 application fee after she was rejected as a marriage commissioner.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Call for fox-feeding ban renewed

It would not be realistic to attempt to impose a ban on feeding foxes, says the City of Charlottetown.

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Swindon Advertiser

A world of rich music at WOMAD

IN their pristine white bridal gowns and black furry stovepipe hats, the three women of Dakha Brahka cut a striking, almost unnerving appearance - like something out of a Tim Burton remake of a 1920s silent horror film.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBC News

Oyster company receives $205k of clams to fund expansion

An expansion at the Raspberry Point Oyster Co. is expected to increase its annual sales of oysters by one million - or about 22 per cent.

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Related Topix: Canada

Journal-Pioneer

Dutch transplants farming on P.E.I

Netherland natives Chiel Middelkamp, right, and his brother, Eelco, are standing tall in the fourth season of operating Middelkamp Organic Produce in Prince Edward Island.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Vegetables

UnBeige

Oh, Canada! Edward Burtynsky, Fred Herzog Among Photographers Honored with Stamps

Canada knows how to have fun with stamps, eh? Current postage options in the Great White North include a set of spooky stamps devoted to "haunted Canada" , songstress Shania Twain , and Superman, but our favorites are the new set celebrating Canadian photography.

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CBC News

Shellfish line damage investigated by RCMP

Dana Drummond, manager of Atlantic Aqua Farms, is frustrated by the number of mussel lines that have been cut on the company's lease on the Brudenell River.

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Related Topix: Canada

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