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32 min ago | The Guardian

Charlottetown police investigate accident

Police in Charlottetown are requesting the public's assistance with regards to a motor-vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday, Aug. 23, at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Kensington Road and the Charlottetown Perimeter Bypass.

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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Anesthetist shortage reschedules 40 elective surgeries

Close to 40 people have had their elective surgeries rescheduled because of an anesthetist shortage at Prince County Hospital in Summerside.

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6 hrs ago | MacMegasite

902it simplifies area code changes for Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island

PEI and Nova Scotia, fear 10 digit dialing no more. Shiverware is pleased to officially announce the availability of 902it on the iTunes App Store.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Saskatchawan Premier Wall threatens retaliation over Ontario protectionism

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks to reporters in the rotunda of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building on Monday, Sept.

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CBC News

Southwest River eel fishermen agree to new rules for season

Fisheries and Oceans had a meeting with the Eel Advisory Committee before the P.E.I. season started last week.

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CBC News

Stephen Taweel to appeal sex assault conviction and sentence

Stephen Nicholas Taweel, a prominent businessman from Prince Edward Island, waits for his sentencing at Supreme Court in Halifax last month.

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The Guardian

Funeral held for father and son killed in double murder

An RCMP vehicle sits outside the house where two men were found shot dead Wednesday, Aug. 20, on the St. Mary's Road near Montague.

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CFRA

Growing support for inquiry, premiers, native leaders say ahead of meeting

Ghislain Picard, Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, responds to media questions at a news conference Wednesday April 16, 2008 in Quebec City.

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CBC News

Aboriginal women inquiry support grows ahead of premiers meeting

Michele Taina Audette, left, of the Native Women's Association of Canada, listens as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks after a meeting last summer between the premiers and aboriginal leaders in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

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CBC News

Man burned gathering metal to pay for daughter's headstone

Edwin Peter MacKinnon of Murray River died several weeks after he was severely burned cutting a live wire in an abandoned building.

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The Guardian

Motorcycles take to Prince County roads in memorial ride

The ride stretched 100 kilometres across Prince County and saw 116 motorcycles fill the roadways over a three-hour journey.

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Sys-Con Media

Public Transit: An Infrastructure Investment That Knows No Boundaries

The island becomes a busier place today as Representatives from the Canadian Urban Transit Association join Premiers and delegates at the Council of the Federation meeting starting today in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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Coast Reporter

Mint unveils coin marking 150th anniversary of Charlottetown, Quebec Conferences

The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a new gold coin Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences, events that helped lay the foundation for Confederation.

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The Guardian

Charlottetown police investigating Needs store robbery

Charlottetown police are looking for a female suspect in connection with a robbery at the Needs Convenience story on Brackley Point Road on Aug. 26. The police received a report that a female entered the store and demanded money at around 7:55 a.m. A surveillance video shows she was wearing a backpack and a red American Eagle hoodie sweatshirt with ... (more)

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CBC News

Cancer research study seeks P.E.I. participants

Atlantic PATH is recruiting men and women between ages 35 to 69 for a study that involves a questionnaire and a health assessment.

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Lifestyles

Mint to unwrap new $100 gold coin marking 2 key meetings in Canadian history

The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a new $100 gold coin in Charlottetown today that celebrates two key moments in Canada's development.

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CBC News

Medical grad incentive program a success, affirms province

The family medicine sponsorship program - intended to entice new medical school graduates to work in rural P.E.I. - is a success says the provincial government, even though it hasn't signed on as many students as originally hoped.

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CBC News

Buddy MacMaster honoured with fiddle-filled funeral in Cape Breton

Buddy MacMaster raises his Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award at the East Coast Music Award in Charlottetown in this Feb 27, 2006 file photo.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Internal trade deal within reach, CFIB says

The time is right to strike a new interprovincial trade deal, according to the head of Canada's largest small business lobby group.

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CBC News

Rainbow Valley film attracts hundreds to Charlottetown screening

The words Rainbow Valley still conjure up happy memories for many Maritimers and a new documentary explores the history of the theme park that closed nearly a decade ago.

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