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  1. Montague hospital continues visitor restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Dr. Tom Dorran recommends that anyone who has not been immunised against the flu goes to see their doctor now. Visitor restrictions remain in place at the Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague, P.E.I. after a flu outbreak.

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  2. Crowdsourcing the cursive: UPEI turns to social media to decipher old postcardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Librarians at the University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library are getting some help from the public via social media to decipher the cramped swirls and loops of cursive handwriting on vintage postcards. Project librarian Mark Cousins and digital initiatives librarian Meghan Landry have been working on a project to make the vintage postcards more accessible to historians and genealogists but needed some assistance.

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  3. Confederation Centre gears up for busy winter seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    The director of winter programming at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts just completed the line-up for this season's Live at the Centre shows. "Everybody has an idea and everybody has an opinion on what they want to see," he told Mainstreet P.E.I. on Monday.

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  4. Washington Spirit trade Canadian veteran Diana Matheson to Seattle ReignRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Guardian

    The Washington Spirit have traded veteran Canadian international Diana Matheson to the Seattle Reign FC for recently drafted forward Arielle Ship and a third-round pick in the 2018 NWSL draft. The 32-year-old midfielder-forward from Oakville, Ont., set Spirit records for goals and assists in her 67 appearances over four years with Washington.

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  5. Ryan Cairns: - You are a beautiful work in progress'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ... new home on P.E.I. before she even set foot in the province. CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The University of Prince Edward Island is offering a degree pathway to a bachelor of science in paramedicine for graduates of Holland College's paramedicine ...

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  6. Runners share what keeps them going even on cold winter daysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ... matter what, because the feeling afterwards is so rewarding." CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The University of Prince Edward Island is offering a degree pathway to a bachelor of science in paramedicine for graduates of Holland College's paramedicine ...

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  7. B.C. employees have option of relocating to Summerside tax centreRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Almost 400 employees were given relocation notices as the Surrey location shifts from being a processing centre to one of three National Verification and Collections Centres in Canada. The employees, who processed tax filings, may now apply to work at the processing centre in Summerside, P.E.I. The agency's office in Summerside is one of four in Canada that is becoming a processing centre.

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  8. Cahill leads Regals back in first placeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Cahill registered four points - one goal and three assists - in the Regals' 7-3 win over the Pownal Red Devils. The win leaves the Regals with an 18-5-1 record, good for 37 points.

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  9. Development, crematorium subjects of public meeting in Charlottetown Jan. 25Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Guardian

    There is a request before council to amend the future land use map in the Official Plan from low density residential to medium density residential to rezone the property on Upton Road from single-detached residential zone to medium-density residential zone. The purpose is to subdivide the property into approximately 14 lots for a townhouse development.

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  10. Untendered P.E.I. government phone contract worth $23MRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Kerry Campbell is the provincial affairs reporter for CBC P.E.I., covering politics and the provincial legislature. [email protected] The P.E.I. government will spend $23M for phone service with Bell Aliant over the course of 11 years according to the terms of a contract made fully public for the first time today.

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  11. Man arrested after break-ins at Charlottetown apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    A 33-year-old man is in custody after break-ins were reported at two apartments at 87 Westcomb Cres. in Charlottetown in the early hours of Monday.

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  12. Bikers gather to oppose 'fear mongering' by police, 'pandering' by premierRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    A group which says it represents clubs and independent motorcyclists in Atlantic Canada says it "vehemently opposes the government's attempts to erode the Charter of Rights and Freedoms of the sons and daughters of P.E.I." The statement was posted on the group's Facebook page after about 100 people, including some wearing various motorcycle club jackets, met at Hot Shots Sports Bar, Saturday in Charlottetown. The meeting was organized by the The Atlantic Confederation of Clubs and Independents, which describes itself as a not-for-profit association.

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  13. Freezing rain warning issued for all of P.E.I. TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Environment Canada has issued a warning about freezing rain across the province throughout the day Tuesday and continuing into the evening. The Confederation Bridge has also indicated the wind conditions could lead to travel restrictions beginning around 11 p.m. Tuesday and continuing until about 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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  14. $23 million Bell Aliant contract with P.E.I. government revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ... contract. This was done "in order for the province to fund Bell Aliant's FibreOp and DSL expansion on Prince Edward Island," the contract states. However, despite the fact taxpayers funded it, Bell Aliant retains exclusive ownership of "each and ...

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  15. Police say they are investigating an alleged assault at Edmonton women's rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Edmonton police say they are investigating an alleged assault said to have occurred Saturday at a rally held at the Alberta legislature in support of the Women's March on Washington. The complainant is a reporter for The Rebel TV, an online outlet devoted to right-wing commentary, activism and reporting.

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  16. Montreal-area pit bull to be euthanized after attack on young boyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    A dog described by its owner as a pit bull is to be euthanized after attacking a seven-year-old boy. Honorine Youmbissi, a spokeswoman for the borough of Verdun, says the child needed stitches to his face after Sunday's attack.

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  17. Crown urges $350K fine against ThyssenKrupp for serious elevator injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    The prosecution wants a $375,000 fine imposed on one of the world's largest elevator companies for breaching safety rules. ThyssenKrupp Canada - part of a huge multinational - was found guilty in Ontario court in November of four offences related to an incident at a Toronto condominium in July 2009.

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  18. Province signs new agreement with Quebec to support Island Francophone communityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... hope that we will see increased numbers, and a continuation in the numbers, of Quebec tourists come to Prince Edward Island," said MacLauchlan. "This agreement will send a signal to Quebec, P.EI., Canada, that there is a better place for the French ...

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  19. Ice conditions unstable, P.E.I. Public Safety warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    With another thaw coming to P.E.I. this week, already iffy ice conditions are going to grow increasingly unstable, according to a warning from the Department of Public Safety. "With the multiple freeze-thaws that we've had this winter and the tidal action the ice can diminish very quickly," said department spokesman Wade MacKinnon.

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  20. Wood splitter stolen from Atlantic Cat in CharlottetownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Guardian

    The theft from Atlantic Cat at 130 Sherwood Rd. is believed to have occurred between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday. The theft is under investigation, and police are asking anyone with information to call 902-629-4172 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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