http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/images/logo/204_The-Guardian2.jpgThe Guardianhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/The Guardian - Teresa WrightList of the latest articles from this category./Author-Teresa-Wright/552/204Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:07:38 -0400Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:07:38 -0400enPremiers’ talks ends in pact with benefits to P.E.I.: Ghizhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853162/Premiers%26rsquo%3B-talks-ends-in-pact-with-benefits-to-P.E.I.%3A-Ghiz/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:40:44 -0400Premier Robert Ghiz says agreements struck between Canada’s premiers on a national energy strategy and internal trade will benefit Prince Edward Island. The Council of the Federation meetings wrapped up Friday in Charlottetown with a news conference wherein the premiers announced Quebec has now ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853162/Premiers%26rsquo%3B-talks-ends-in-pact-with-benefits-to-P.E.I.%3A-Ghiz/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853162/Premiers%26rsquo%3B-talks-ends-in-pact-with-benefits-to-P.E.I.%3A-Ghiz/1Premiers call for more funds from Ottawa for aging population, infrastructurehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851337/Premiers-call-for-more-funds-from-Ottawa-for-aging-population%2C-infrastructure/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:04:10 -0400Canada’s premiers say they need more money from the federal government for infrastructure and to deal with the rising costs of caring for an aging population, and they plan to put a dollar figure on their demands. P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz, who is chairing the Council of the Federation ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851337/Premiers-call-for-more-funds-from-Ottawa-for-aging-population%2C-infrastructure/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851337/Premiers-call-for-more-funds-from-Ottawa-for-aging-population%2C-infrastructure/1Federal transfers not keeping up with costs: premiershttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851060/Federal-transfers-not-keeping-up-with-costs%3A-premiers/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:42:26 -0400Canada’s premiers say federal transfers to the provinces must be re-examined in light of a new report from the Conference Board of Canada that projects the country’s aging population will increase provincial costs while federal surpluses soar. The report, entitled A Difficult Road Ahead: ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851060/Federal-transfers-not-keeping-up-with-costs%3A-premiers/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851060/Federal-transfers-not-keeping-up-with-costs%3A-premiers/1Trade talks dominate first day of Council of the Federation meetingshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850766/Trade-talks-dominate-first-day-of-Council-of-the-Federation-meetings/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:15:59 -0400Premiers from across Canada walked in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation this morning as they began the meetings of the Council of the Federation in Prince Edward Island. The premiers began the morning by walking up Great George Street to Province House, just as the Fathers of ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850766/Trade-talks-dominate-first-day-of-Council-of-the-Federation-meetings/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850766/Trade-talks-dominate-first-day-of-Council-of-the-Federation-meetings/1Premiers call for roundtable on aboriginal womenhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850624/Premiers-call-for-roundtable-on-aboriginal-women/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400The country’s premiers are calling for a national roundtable to discuss the issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women as a compromise measure in the absence of a national public inquiry. After a meeting with aboriginal leaders in Charlottetown Wednesday, P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz said the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850624/Premiers-call-for-roundtable-on-aboriginal-women/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850624/Premiers-call-for-roundtable-on-aboriginal-women/1Corporate sponsors for premiers meeting not conflict of interest, says Ghizhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850529/Corporate-sponsors-for-premiers-meeting-not-conflict-of-interest%2C-says-Ghiz/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:39:54 -0400P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz says hundreds of thousands of dollars raised through corporate sponsors to entertain the country’s premiers in Prince Edward Island this week is not a conflict of interest. The Council of the Federation raised $450,000 from a number of corporate sponsors, according to ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850529/Corporate-sponsors-for-premiers-meeting-not-conflict-of-interest%2C-says-Ghiz/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850529/Corporate-sponsors-for-premiers-meeting-not-conflict-of-interest%2C-says-Ghiz/1Premier Robert Ghiz says federal parties need to listen on health carehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849100/Premier-Robert-Ghiz-says-federal-parties-need-to-listen-on-health-care/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:33:59 -0400As Canada’s premiers prepare to meet in Prince Edward Island this week, P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz says federal parties gearing up for the 2015 federal election would be wise to pay close attention to their discussions, especially regarding health funding. The premiers of all the provinces and ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849100/Premier-Robert-Ghiz-says-federal-parties-need-to-listen-on-health-care/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849100/Premier-Robert-Ghiz-says-federal-parties-need-to-listen-on-health-care/1New coin commemorating Charlottetown Conference unveiledhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848487/New-coin-commemorating-Charlottetown-Conference-unveiled/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:26:42 -0400The meetings in Charlottetown and Quebec City that led to the creation of Canada are now memorialized with a new gold collector coin, released today by the Royal Canadian Mint. The coin commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown and Quebec City Conferences, where the idea of ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848487/New-coin-commemorating-Charlottetown-Conference-unveiled/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848487/New-coin-commemorating-Charlottetown-Conference-unveiled/1New Brunswick's highway of discontenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-23/article-3843844/New-Brunswicks-highway-of-discontent/1Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0400There’s only one main artery that leads to Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, and it’s rife with potholes, patches and moosehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-23/article-3843844/New-Brunswicks-highway-of-discontent/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-23/article-3843844/New-Brunswicks-highway-of-discontent/1Temporary closure of Western Hospital ER this Sundayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843694/Temporary-closure-of-Western-Hospital-ER-this-Sunday/1Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:19:56 -0400A lack of physician coverage is forcing the emergency department at Western Hospital in Alberton to close this Sunday. The ER will be closed Sunday, Aug. 24 beginning at 8 a.m. for a 24-hour period and will reopen Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 a.m. nyone with urgent medical needs should call 911 or seek ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843694/Temporary-closure-of-Western-Hospital-ER-this-Sunday/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-22/article-3843694/Temporary-closure-of-Western-Hospital-ER-this-Sunday/1P.E.I. lifts ban on Sunday VLTshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842010/P.E.I.-lifts-ban-on-Sunday-VLTs/1Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:46:18 -0400Gamblers in Prince Edward Island who like to use video lottery terminals can now play anywhere in the province on Sundays. Previously, VLTs could only be operated on Sundays at the Red Shores casinos in Charlottetown and Summerside. All other machines across the Island were dark on Sundays. But ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842010/P.E.I.-lifts-ban-on-Sunday-VLTs/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-21/article-3842010/P.E.I.-lifts-ban-on-Sunday-VLTs/1Atlantic Lotto looks to get into consultinghttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839030/Atlantic-Lotto-looks-to-get-into-consulting/1Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:36:00 -0400The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is getting into the consulting business. The corporation has approached the four Atlantic provinces requesting approval to deliver professional consulting services to lottery and gaming industries outside the region. Craig Ennis, senior public affairs counsel ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839030/Atlantic-Lotto-looks-to-get-into-consulting/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839030/Atlantic-Lotto-looks-to-get-into-consulting/1Atlantic Lotto getting into consulting businesshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839162/Atlantic-Lotto-getting-into-consulting-business/1Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:32:09 -0400The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is getting into the consulting business. The corporation has approached the four Atlantic provinces requesting approval to deliver professional consulting services to lottery and gaming industries outside the region. Craig Ennis, senior public affairs counsel ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839162/Atlantic-Lotto-getting-into-consulting-business/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-19/article-3839162/Atlantic-Lotto-getting-into-consulting-business/1Trying to fill Senate seat not priority now: Ghizhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-28/article-3815105/Trying-to-fill-Senate-seat-not-priority-now%3A-Ghiz/1Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:15:04 -0400Premier awaits direction from PM on future Red Chamberhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-28/article-3815105/Trying-to-fill-Senate-seat-not-priority-now%3A-Ghiz/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-28/article-3815105/Trying-to-fill-Senate-seat-not-priority-now%3A-Ghiz/1Restricted, prohibited guns could be carried on P.E.I., warns officialhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-27/article-3813813/Restricted%2C-prohibited-guns-could-be-carried-on-P.E.I.%2C-warns-official/1Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:56:00 -0400P.E.I.’s chief firearms officer raises concerns over proposed federal government changeshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-27/article-3813813/Restricted%2C-prohibited-guns-could-be-carried-on-P.E.I.%2C-warns-official/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-27/article-3813813/Restricted%2C-prohibited-guns-could-be-carried-on-P.E.I.%2C-warns-official/1Islanders call for peace in major Middle East conflicthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-24/article-3811631/Islanders-call-for-peace-in-major-Middle-East-conflict/1Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:55:48 -0400Members of the Island Peace Committee are calling for an end to the bombing in Gaza and a peaceful resolution to the conflict in the Middle East. About a dozen people attended a rally last week in Charlottetown in front of Province House, calling for an end to the bombing in Gaza. “It is a ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-24/article-3811631/Islanders-call-for-peace-in-major-Middle-East-conflict/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-24/article-3811631/Islanders-call-for-peace-in-major-Middle-East-conflict/1Technology company sets up shop in Charlottetownhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Business/2014-07-23/article-3811248/Technology-company-sets-up-shop-in-Charlottetown/1Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:34:58 -0400An I.T. company from Texas has opened an office in Charlottetown and expects to bring close to 50 jobs to the province. Buchanan Technologies Inc. has already hired 10 information technology specialists and is projecting to create 46 jobs on the Island within the next three years. Company ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Business/2014-07-23/article-3811248/Technology-company-sets-up-shop-in-Charlottetown/1twright@theguardian.pe.caBusinesshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Business/2014-07-23/article-3811248/Technology-company-sets-up-shop-in-Charlottetown/1New artistic director wants P.E.I. to return to Anne, Evangelinehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-23/article-3809387/New-artistic-director-wants-P.E.I.-to-return-to-Anne%2C-Evangeline/1Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0400The Confederation Centre of the Arts’ new artistic director says he hopes draw Islanders back to Anne of Green Gables and build Evangeline into a key repertoire piece for future seasons of the Charlottetown Festival. Adam Brazier began his new job this week, and has hit the ground running, ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-23/article-3809387/New-artistic-director-wants-P.E.I.-to-return-to-Anne%2C-Evangeline/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-23/article-3809387/New-artistic-director-wants-P.E.I.-to-return-to-Anne%2C-Evangeline/1Tryon highway realignment to begin mid-Augusthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-22/article-3808600/Tryon-highway-realignment-to-begin-mid-August/1Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:04:00 -0400A sharp curve in the Trans-Canada Highway in Tryon will soon be straighter and safer. Work is set to begin in mid-August on a realignment of a dangerous 1.6 km section of the highway in Tryon. “I know there have been quite a few accidents on this particular stretch of road,” said Darrell Evans, ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-22/article-3808600/Tryon-highway-realignment-to-begin-mid-August/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-22/article-3808600/Tryon-highway-realignment-to-begin-mid-August/1"I have not violated the criminal code," Mike Duffy sayshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-18/article-3805835/I-have-not-violated-the-criminal-code%2C-Mike-Duffy-says/1Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:28:13 -0400After steering clear of cameras and questions on the day he was charged, P.E.I. Senator Mike Duffy defiantly stepped back into the spotlight Friday, inviting photographers to take pictures of him and telling reporters he has not broken the law. Duffy issued a statement by email to The Guardian ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-18/article-3805835/I-have-not-violated-the-criminal-code%2C-Mike-Duffy-says/1twright@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-07-18/article-3805835/I-have-not-violated-the-criminal-code%2C-Mike-Duffy-says/1