http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/images/logo/204_The-Guardian2.jpgThe Guardianhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/The Guardian - Ryan RossList of the latest articles from this category./Author-Ryan-Ross/1825/204Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:40:17 -0400Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:40:17 -0400enTerry Bernard reoffers in Charlottetown electionhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851881/Terry-Bernard-reoffers-in-Charlottetown-election/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400Terry Bernard has announced his intention to seek re-election in Charlottetown’s Ward 10 (Falconwood) in the Nov. 3 municipal election. Bernard was first elected to city council in November 2000 and currently serves as chairman of the public works, transit and street lighting and youth advisory ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851881/Terry-Bernard-reoffers-in-Charlottetown-election/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851881/Terry-Bernard-reoffers-in-Charlottetown-election/1More than 1,000 people sign online petition supporting sex shophttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851560/More-than-1%2C000-people-sign-online-petition-supporting-sex-shop/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:52:48 -0400A day after an adult novelty store lost its bid to operate in a residential neighbourhood, more than 1,000 people have signed an online petition supporting the business. Amy Brewster, one of the store’s owners, said the petition was concrete proof of how much support they have. “I think it’s ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851560/More-than-1%2C000-people-sign-online-petition-supporting-sex-shop/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851560/More-than-1%2C000-people-sign-online-petition-supporting-sex-shop/1Charlottetown council rejects variance for sex shophttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850137/Charlottetown-council-rejects-variance-for-sex-shop/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:49:02 -0400The owner of an adult novelty store in Charlottetown says she is disappointed city council denied a request to let the business operate in a residential neighbourhood. Amy Brewster is one of the owners of Taboo Company and said there was a lot of support for the store as it sought the variance ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850137/Charlottetown-council-rejects-variance-for-sex-shop/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850137/Charlottetown-council-rejects-variance-for-sex-shop/1P.E.I. Shellfish Festival changing formatshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848601/P.E.I.-Shellfish-Festival-changing-formats/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:13:20 -0400Food and fun will be on the menu when the annual P.E.I. Shellfish Festival kicks off next month in Charlottetown. But anyone who goes to this year's event will notice a slight change in format. "Culinary by day and kitchen party by night," said festival chairman Liam Dolan. This year marks the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848601/P.E.I.-Shellfish-Festival-changing-formats/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848601/P.E.I.-Shellfish-Festival-changing-formats/1More work underway on Plan B highwayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848079/More-work-underway-on-Plan-B-highway/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:30:00 -0400It will soon be a smoother drive on the section of the Trans-Canada Highway known as Plan B as the project’s contractor lays a seal coat over the next few weeks. The work is necessary because of construction late in the season last year that left frost heaves along the $16-million stretch of ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848079/More-work-underway-on-Plan-B-highway/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848079/More-work-underway-on-Plan-B-highway/1Murray River man dies after cutting live wirehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3847781/Murray-River-man-dies-after-cutting-live-wire/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:29:37 -0400A 74-year-old Murray River man who got a severe electric shock after cutting a live wire in an empty building has died. Edwin Peter MacKinnon was in hospital in Halifax where he received skin grafts after he was allegedly gathering scrap metal and cutting wires in the old Mariner’s Seafood ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3847781/Murray-River-man-dies-after-cutting-live-wire/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3847781/Murray-River-man-dies-after-cutting-live-wire/1Coroner finds double homicide victims died from gunshot woundshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-25/article-3847291/Coroner-finds-double-homicide-victims-died-from-gunshot-wounds/1Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:19:12 -0400The P.E.I. coroner’s office has confirmed two men killed near Montague last week died of injuries from gunshot wounds. In a news release, the RCMP said the Nova Scotia medical examiner’s office assisted in the forensic autopsies on Herbert Brent McGuigan and his son Brendon McGuigan. On Aug. 20 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-25/article-3847291/Coroner-finds-double-homicide-victims-died-from-gunshot-wounds/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-25/article-3847291/Coroner-finds-double-homicide-victims-died-from-gunshot-wounds/1Car hydroplanes in heavy rainhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843354/Car-hydroplanes-in-heavy-rain/1Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:41:54 -0400 EAST BIDEFORD — Two people who were taken to hospital earlier this week after their vehicle hydroplaned during heavy rain were later released. The incident occurred along Route 12 near the East Bideford Road turnoff at around 4:45 p.m. Monday. Both the driver and his female passenger were ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843354/Car-hydroplanes-in-heavy-rain/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843354/Car-hydroplanes-in-heavy-rain/1Suspect arrested in double homicide investigationhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842455/Suspect-arrested-in-double-homicide-investigation/1Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:14:39 -0400The RCMP have arrested a suspect in connection with a double homicide investigation after a father and his adult son were found dead in a home near Montague. RCMP Sgt. Leanne Butler said the arrest was made at 7:40 a.m. with help from the province's major crimes unit and the emergency response ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842455/Suspect-arrested-in-double-homicide-investigation/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842455/Suspect-arrested-in-double-homicide-investigation/1Growers see bumper crop of blueberries this yearhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-16/article-3837463/Growers-see-bumper-crop-of-blueberries-this-year/1Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:48:34 -0400It might be a little early in the season, but blueberry grower Claude McCardle says everything is going good so far. McCardle runs The Berry Patch in Tracadie Cross, one of many wild blueberry patches in P.E.I. that are ready for this year’s season. “It’s going along pretty good,” McCardle ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-16/article-3837463/Growers-see-bumper-crop-of-blueberries-this-year/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-16/article-3837463/Growers-see-bumper-crop-of-blueberries-this-year/1Man who got electric shock in Murray Harbour moved out of intensive carehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-15/article-3835340/Man-who-got-electric-shock-in-Murray-Harbour-moved-out-of-intensive-care/1Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:27:08 -0400A 74-year-old man who got a severe electric shock after cutting a live wire in an empty building will be getting skin grafts today after he suffered burns on his hands, according to his daughter. On Monday, E.P. MacKinnon was allegedly gathering scrap metal and cutting wires in the old ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-15/article-3835340/Man-who-got-electric-shock-in-Murray-Harbour-moved-out-of-intensive-care/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-15/article-3835340/Man-who-got-electric-shock-in-Murray-Harbour-moved-out-of-intensive-care/1Petition targets display of graphic abortion images in Charlottetownhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-14/article-3834050/Petition-targets-display-of-graphic-abortion-images-in-Charlottetown/1Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:32:23 -0400He didn’t like them, but Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee says there’s nothing the city can do to stop the display of graphic images from anti-abortion protesters. That’s despite a recent online petition calling for the city to enact a bylaw that would prohibit the distribution and display of ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-14/article-3834050/Petition-targets-display-of-graphic-abortion-images-in-Charlottetown/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-14/article-3834050/Petition-targets-display-of-graphic-abortion-images-in-Charlottetown/1Earth Action launches pesticide watch campaignhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833881/Earth-Action-launches-pesticide-watch-campaign/1Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:21:58 -0400When Lynne Lund was pregnant last summer she noticed the field next to her house was often sprayed with pesticides. Lund was under the impression the farmer was breaking the law. She was wrong. “What they were doing was totally legal and I just didn’t realize that so I feel like giving people ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833881/Earth-Action-launches-pesticide-watch-campaign/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833881/Earth-Action-launches-pesticide-watch-campaign/1P.E.I. firefighters return from B.C. forest fireshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833087/P.E.I.-firefighters-return-from-B.C.-forest-fires/1Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0400Two members of the P.E.I. Department of Forestry are back from several weeks fighting forest fires in northern British Columbia. Mike Montigny and Jeff Hannam both worked on the Mt. McAllistar fire some 250 kilometres north of Prince George, B.C. “The Mt. McAllister fire covered some 16,000 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833087/P.E.I.-firefighters-return-from-B.C.-forest-fires/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-13/article-3833087/P.E.I.-firefighters-return-from-B.C.-forest-fires/1Charlottetown offering seniors' day tripshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-12/article-3832181/Charlottetown-offering-seniors-day-trips/1Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0400 The City of Charlottetown’s parks and recreation department will be offering two seniors’ day trips in August. The first trip will take place on Thursday, Aug. 14. The evening will be spent at the Harmony House Theatre in Hunter River to take in The Island Summer Review 2, starring Patrick ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-12/article-3832181/Charlottetown-offering-seniors-day-trips/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-12/article-3832181/Charlottetown-offering-seniors-day-trips/1UPDATE: Horseowner believes gunshots spooked horseshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831073/UPDATE%3A-Horseowner-believes-gunshots-spooked-horses/1Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:15:48 -0400SOUTH GRANVILLE The woman who runs a horse sanctuary in South Granville that had three animals spooked by loud noises on the weekend says she doesn't think it was an accident. Yogi Fell, who runs Handibear Hills Horse Sanctuary, said three horses were out Saturday when they heard loud noises ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831073/UPDATE%3A-Horseowner-believes-gunshots-spooked-horses/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831073/UPDATE%3A-Horseowner-believes-gunshots-spooked-horses/1North River fish kill 'devastating', says P.E.I.'s environment ministerhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831069/North-River-fish-kill-devastating%2C-says-P.E.I.s-environment-minister/1Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:04:12 -0400After going years without a fish kill in the North River, an investigation is underway to find what killed more than 1,000 fish in the waterway four days ago.It was P.E.I.’s first fish kill of the year.Karalee McAskill with the Cornwall and Area Watershed Group was one of the people out ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831069/North-River-fish-kill-devastating%2C-says-P.E.I.s-environment-minister/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3831069/North-River-fish-kill-devastating%2C-says-P.E.I.s-environment-minister/1P.E.I.'s only full-time pain specialist retiringhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3830413/P.E.I.s-only-full-time-pain-specialist-retiring/1Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:24:35 -0400As P.E.I.’s only full-time pain specialist gets ready to retire, Dr. Desmond Colohan says he still thinks there is a need for his type of service. Colohan, who is the only doctor working out of the province’s pain management clinic in Charlottetown, has been seeing patients one day a week as he ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3830413/P.E.I.s-only-full-time-pain-specialist-retiring/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-11/article-3830413/P.E.I.s-only-full-time-pain-specialist-retiring/1Abortion conference underway at UPEIhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-08/article-3827929/Abortion-conference-underway-at-UPEI/1Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400While many people think abortions aren’t performed in P.E.I., they do still happen, says a UPEI researcher. Alicia Lewis, who used billing data for Island doctors in her research, said people often think those illegal abortions are something that happened in the past, but that’s not the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-08/article-3827929/Abortion-conference-underway-at-UPEI/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-08/article-3827929/Abortion-conference-underway-at-UPEI/1Ghiz disappointed by McCain plant closurehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-07/article-3827002/Ghiz-disappointed-by-McCain-plant-closure/1Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:36:43 -0400When it came to the provincial government helping McCain Foods keep its plant in P.E.I., Premier Robert Ghiz said there was nothing the province could do. Ghiz said he met with the company Tuesday and the company didn’t ask for any help from the government, even when he offered. “There was ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-07/article-3827002/Ghiz-disappointed-by-McCain-plant-closure/1rross@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-07/article-3827002/Ghiz-disappointed-by-McCain-plant-closure/1