Guardian Guardian - Jim DayList of the latest articles from this category./Author-Jim-Day/1332/204Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:51:26 -0400Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:51:26 -0400enPush on to grow charter fishing business in P.E.I., 30 Aug 2014 06:23:00 -0400It was a nice day to land a big one. Inland, the temperature was unseasonably hot for a late summer day. Out on the water, however, a cool breeze under bright, sunny skies kept the men — some wearing jeans, others donning shorts — quite comfortable. On the hunt for large underwater game several ... call on Ottawa to reverse cuts to health care funding, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:48 -0400Chanting "health care, not welfare'', close to 100 people gathered for a spirited, peaceful protest in Charlottetown. The group, representing health coalitions, unions and social advocates among others, marched through the streets of the capital city. A large puppet of Prime Minister Stephen ... Week That Changed Our World: Sitting down, enjoying the parade, 29 Aug 2014 10:14:42 -0400Charlottetown, P.E.I., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. 9:40 a.m.Herb MacLaine does the final check of his homemade lawn chair before setting the mobile rig in motion for the big parade. ships visit Charlottetown for Founders Week, 29 Aug 2014 07:30:00 -0400Sam Drinnan can look way up from his days paddling a canoe as a boy growing up in Ottawa. For the past five years, Drinnan, 25, has been at the helm of the tall ship Fair Jeanne. From April to October, he captains the majestic boat that was designed and built by Capt. Thomas Fuller, one of ... needed on national seniors’ care strategy: CMA president, 28 Aug 2014 21:57:04 -0400Consider these numbers. In 2013, Prince Edward Island had 9.3 people of working age per one person 75 and older. By 2044, the projection is that only 3.6 people of working age will reside in P.E.I. for every single person aged at least 75. Toss seniors’ health care into the equation, these and ... College gets funding for technology program upgrade, 28 Aug 2014 10:30:00 -0400More than $200,000 in federal funding will help bring Holland College’s Bioscience Technology program up to speed. Program instructor Michael Gibson says the funding allows the program to upgrade lab facilities and purchase equipment needed to meet new Canadian biosafety standards and ... mother leans on Stuff for Students program for school supplies, 28 Aug 2014 08:58:21 -0400Six-year-old Jessica Jackson pounces from one backpack to the next. This is the one. No that one. Or maybe this one. Her sister Savanna, 9, also gives the bags a close examination. There are plenty of backpacks to choose from to lug supplies to and from school when classes resume next ... plans special tribute to veterans, 23 Aug 2014 13:18:01 -0400Second World War veteran Joyce Paynter always appreciates a tip of the hat. The 88-year-old English war bride who lives in Charlottetown has received her share of gratitude for her war effort. She served with the Canadian Women’s Army Corps in London, England until the war came to an end May 8, ... leads to death at UPEI: coroner, 22 Aug 2014 14:39:43 -0400A man most likely fell to his death Sunday at UPEI, says the chief coroner. “The cause of death is multiple injuries consistent with a fall from a considerable height,’’ says Dr. Charles Trainor. RELATED: Man's death under investigation Charlottetown Police were called to the university at ... recreating Charlottetown Conference wraps up shooting, 19 Aug 2014 23:06:28 -0400Parks Canada commissioned the $200,000 production that will show in the Province House theatre man with Parkinson’s disease tackles major cycling journey, 19 Aug 2014 22:48:18 -0400On first contact, Dan McGuire appears to be a weak, old man. He has had Parkinson’s disease for seven years and the neurodegenerative disease has slowed his movement and softened his speech. He walks hunched over, seemingly entranced by his feet, shuffling forward at a snail’s pace. He speaks ... judge dumbfounded over police cost-saving measures in murder case, 19 Aug 2014 10:26:58 -0400Justice in a murder case has been slowed by Charlottetown Police Services looking to save money. Provincial court judge Nancy Orr appeared gobsmacked when told in court Tuesday morning that Chief Paul Smith felt the cost of transcribing about 30 video statements was simply too pricey for his ... Hollow set to reopen after fire, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:39 -0400Barry Balderston had hoped to be back in business by now. A fire in February caused extensive smoke damage to his commercial building in Charlottetown. He lost close to $400,000 in inventory and contents in Owls Hollow, his popular toy and games store. The fire also shut down business for all ... Gill's family plans to provide headstone, 14 Aug 2014 08:14:56 -0400The closely followed headstone fundraiser for the late George Gill has taken an interesting turn. The public responded with great compassion and generosity after learning the colourful Charlottetown character had been buried for two years without a headstone. Debby Hennessey, owner of a café ... steps up to give fitting tribute to George Gill, 12 Aug 2014 20:03:13 -0400George Gill is not forgotten. Two years after Charlottetown’s most recognizable bottle collector died, many are chipping in to keep Gill’s memory alive. Donations have poured in since Debby Hennessey started collecting money to get a headstone for her most colourful late customer. A recent ... golf legend Ron Boyles dies, 12 Aug 2014 12:59:11 -0400His swing was smooth, his demeanor rough. Ronnie Boyles was like no other, on or off the golf course. He could rile, charm, anger, amuse, aggravate and hearten all in the span of a single round. At first I thought he was nothing but a gruff golfer that considered Labatt Blue as essential to a ... meticulously followed for Charlottetown boy with PKU, 06 Aug 2014 06:07:00 -0400Five-year-old Liam Moore nibbles on Shreddies while sitting on the family deck with his legs sprawled widely apart. The handsome young boy with strawberry blond hair, light blue eyes and a smattering of freckles splayed on his cheeks and nose is a picture of health. He is restless, though. He ... marks 100th anniversary of start of First World War, 04 Aug 2014 08:06:08 -0400One hundred years ago, Islanders started marching off to the First World War. They had enlisted in a war that would exact a monstrous global price. Nationally, 60,000 of the approximately 620,000 Canadians that served died. Prince Edward Island paid a dear price too. Hundreds would not ... out early, 02 Aug 2014 01:00:00 -0400Gay Charlottetown teen feels weight lifted off his shoulders coming out, even though he's only 15 years old dad, 01 Aug 2014 06:02:00 -0400Young girl pays tribute with act of kindness