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1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

The Dish: Chicken pad Thai from Thai Express

The queries stemmed from a 2011 column that revealed the number of calories lurking in the restaurant's chicken pad Thai.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Summerside now a member of WHO age-friendly network

Seniors are keeping fit and healthy through programs offered at Credit Union Place.

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CBC News

Buffer zone pilot project lauded, criticized

The Prince Edward Island government unveiled a pilot project on Wednesday to allow more trees to be cut on land close to waterways, but the buffer zone law is getting mixed reviews from landowners.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

The Guardian

P.E.I. government defends $200 million job strategy

Innovation Minister Allen Roach, right, walks into the P.E.I. legislature on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 along with Tourism Minister Robert Henderson.

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Brandon Sun

Extra crispy: Truck carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries burns in parking lot in Maine

Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.

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CBC News

Dennis Ellsworth competes for CBC Searchlight top spot

Ellsworth and his song "Things I Want," were selected among 4,000 others competing to be Canada's top new artist.

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The Guardian

P.E.I. NDP holding annual convention this weekend in Charlottetown

Prince Edward Island NDP members are gearing up for their annual convention, to be held April 26 at the Rodd Charlottetown.

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Journal-Pioneer

Province proposes new licensing fee system for restaurants

Over the coming months, Prince Edward Island will be updating regulations to ensure the highest levels of food safety in food serving establishments.

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CBC News

Blueberry health benefits being studied by UPEI

UPEI is recruiting volunteers for a nutrition research study who meet the following criteria: overweight, non-smokers, not diabetic, between the ages of 21-65.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Blueberry, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health, Canada

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Green Machine honours Earth Day

Holland College students Andrew Woods, left, and Andrew Falls, right, help Darren Stordy unload boxes of old electronic items.

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The Guardian

Lennon Waterman confirmed as identity of body found Sunday

Photo taken by family in July this year of Lennon Waterman. Police are seeking help in locating him.

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Journal-Pioneer

Easter Seals at TOSH

Easter Seals ambassador Brett Robinson accepted a cheque for $131 from student representative Millee McKay.

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CBC News

RCMP hope life-like bust will help solve P.E.I. cold case

On Monday, Island RCMP unveiled what they call a "facial approximation" based on the remains of an unidentified body.

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Market Wire

How Do Prince Edward Islanders Want to Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday?

Department of Canadian Heritage Rick Dykstra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament , met today with community and business-sector representatives of the Charlottetown area as part of a roundtable on the celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday.

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CBC News

Body found in river identified

P.E.I.'s chief coroner has identified the body of a man found on the shore of North River in Charlottetown on Sunday.

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CBC News

P.E.I. singer's Hallelujah closes in on 8 million views

A P.E.I. singer's version of Hallelujah has gone viral all over again, racking up millions of views on the the Christian version of YouTube.

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CBC News

Institute of Island Studies aims to be self-sustaining

The University of Prince Edward Island is putting new life into the Institute of Island Studies, with the long-term goal of the institute earning enough revenue to support itself.

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Journal-Pioneer

P.E.I. short film, "Queen of the Crows", to screen at Cannes

Written and directed by Island filmmaker, Harmony Wagner, and produced by Jason Rogerson of P.E.I.'s Periscope Pictures, the 11-minute film will play in the "CANADA : Not Short On Talent" program at the Short Film Corner during the Cannes Film Festival.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Guardian

Kensington backs calls to change provincial funding program

The provincial government is being called on to address its municipal funding formula and to replace the current grant system with a tax property tax credit plan.

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The Chronicle Herald

WordPlay for kids gets place of its own in Tatamagouche

Dave Gunning addresses the crowd at the East Coast Music Awards gala in Charlottetown on April 6. Gunning is scheduled to sing from his book These Hands at WordPlay 2014 in Tatamagouche June 21. A children's book celebration that began as a junior version of the annual Read by the Sea literary festival in River John is moving to its own date and ... (more)

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