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27 min ago | The Guardian
Some of P.E.I.'s chess champions, from back left, Joseph Kassouf, Sandy MacDonald, Karla Lynn McCallum, Ronan Lantz and Duncan McIntyre, show their trophies after winning their grade level during recent the P.E.I. Chess Challenge at Colonel Gray High School in Charlottetown.
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3 hrs ago | CBC News
Freezing rain was coating Charlottetown when school boards made the decision to shut down across P.E.I. Transportation officials have pulled plows off secondary roads in West Prince.
7 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer
Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee, foreground, says all members of the city council and all city staff receive training on domestic violence issues.
7 hrs ago | CBC News
The extra money for policing is from a new agreement with the Town of Stratford, which provides for a shared civilian position to help with policing administration in the two towns.
8 hrs ago | The Guardian
The winter storm warning for Prince and Queens counties continues today, while Kings County has been issued a flash freeze warning by Environment Canada.
Horses munch on hay during a winter storm in Cow Bay, N.S. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
Currently the entire Island is one region for EI purposes. Come October, the province will be split in two: Charlottetown, comprising the city itself and a surrounding area stretching up to parts of the North Shore; and P.E.I., the western and eastern ends of the province.
New rules brought in by the P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission allow people eating at Island restaurants to buy a bottle of P.E.I.-made alcohol to take away.
Stephanie Doyle Grady has base midline carcinoma, an extremely rare form of cancer, and has been accepted for a clinical trial in Boston.
These fishing shanties will be painted in bright colours as part of a tourism revitalization project in North Rustico.
The Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce board will meet with Air Canada's Kevin Howlett to discuss its concerns over air service on P.E.I. A top official from Air Canada will meet with P.E.I. business owners Wednesday about the future of service out of Charlottetown Airport.
While there are no warnings or watches for Kings County, all three counties are expected to get a messy blast of weather.
Summerside's Credit Union Place is gearing up for what may be the busiest week in the facility's history this spring.
That's the message from Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois as sovereignty continues to be a prominent issue in the Quebec election campaign.
'People would be able to travel freely through Quebec, and Quebecers would continue to be able to visit the Maritimes and British Columbia' "We could continue to go see the Rockies in the West ... or go to Prince Edward Island and [the rest of Canada] could continue to come visit us.
Increased outdoor play had a number of positive effects on Holland College's daycare children, say childhood education students who were researching the subject.
The premier's office says Michelle Dorsey will become deputy minister of Environment, Labour and Justice, and he also becomes deputy attorney general, replacing Shauna Sullivan Curley, who retired in December.