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3 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

New Brunswick Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada

After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New Brunswick in the Sept.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Car strikes house after driver loses control on curve

A car struck a house after the driver lost control going around a curve Sunday night in Mount Herbert, say Queens District RCMP.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Old-growth forests get eloquent voice

Jamie Simpson's second book takes readers on a series of excursions to 17 old-growth forests that remain in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

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The Globe and Mail

Wine, whine, wine and the premiers' conference

British Columbia premier Christy Clark smiles as she and Brad Wall, premier of Saskatchewan, make an announcement during the Council of the Federation summit in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, August 29, 2014.

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CBC News

Halibut-tracking test hopes to prove quota increase needed

The Island's week-long halibut fishing season kicks off on Sunday, but this year the fishermen are tracking the fish and trying to prove that Ottawa should increase their quota.

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CBC News

Moncton RCMP fund gets boost from Confederation Bridge fundraiser

Many people heading home from the Shania Twain concert opened up their wallets to volunteers collecting donations to help the families of the fallen RCMP officers in Moncton.

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CBC News

ATV crash could lead to charges for 14-year-old boy

RCMP on Prince Edward Island say they're considering charging a 14-year-old boy after he crashed an all-terrain vehicle along Route 12 Friday afternoon.

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CBC News

Shania Twain is still the one for 22,000 on P.E.I.

Shania Twain performs at the P.E.I. 2014 Founders Week Concert at the Charlottetown Event Grounds in Charlottetown on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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CBC News

N.B. lawyers demanding change in Trinity Western decision

Discontent continues to brew among New Brunswick lawyers over a controversial decision by the province's law society to accredit students at Trinity Western University.

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The Guardian

Honouring the past

A piece of P.E.I.'s history is recognized in The Old Stock: Songs of Black History from Prince Edward Island.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Brett Revington is new Pompano Director of Racing

Coral Springs, FL It has been revealed to Harnesslink.com that the Isle Casino and Racing at Pompano Park has hired Brett Revington as the new Director of Racing.

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The Guardian

William Henry Pope statue unveiled at Peakes Quay

A bronze statue of William Henry Pope, one of P.E.I.'s Fathers of Confederation, was unveiled during a ceremony at Peakes Quay in Charlottetown Saturday.

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CBC News

Texting and driving fines could triple on P.E.I.

"If it's your back pocket it will make you think twice. Although our numbers have come down a bit from the high of 2012, I think we have to send a strong message that texting and driving is unacceptable and if you're going to text and drive and you're caught you're going to pay the price," he said.

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CBC News

Ebola outbreak: Nova Scotia maps out plan

The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the worst since the disease was discovered in the mid-1970s, with 729 deaths in four different countries.

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Canada.com

Coyne: Open the borders and give provinces the taxing power

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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CBC News

'Pesky' trade barriers discourage business, says CFIB

The P.E.I. chapter of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business is in favour of getting rid of interprovincial trade barriers, an issue debated at the annual premiers' conference in Charlottetown Thursday .

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CBC News

Ice Bucket Challenge 'huge' for ALS Society of P.E.I.

The Ice Bucket Challenge has brought a steady flow of donations to the ALS Society of P.E.I., says the group's president.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Guardian

Premiers' talks ends in pact with benefits to P.E.I.: Ghiz

Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz is flanked by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, right, at the closing news conference of the annual Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown on Friday, August 29, 2014.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Quebec agrees to proceed with energy strategy at annual premiers meeting

Quebec's rookie premier, Philippe Couillard, made his presence felt at his first meeting with Canada's other premiers, agreeing Friday to have his province join in the development of a national energy strategy that had been stalled by a previous separatist government.

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CBC News

10 tips to negotiate Charlottetown on Shania Twain concert day

With the Shania Twain concert bringing thousands into Charlottetown on Saturday along with several other major events on the go, parking and traffic will be a challenge.

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