http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/images/logo/204_The-Guardian2.jpgThe Guardianhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/The GuardianList of the latest articles from this category.http://www.theguardian.pe.caMon, 01 Sep 2014 23:50:26 -0400Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:50:26 -0400enMingrone joins UPEI Panthers' coaching staffhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854590/Mingrone-joins-UPEI-Panthers-coaching-staff/1Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:10:30 -0400Jay Mingrone has joined the UPEI Panthers men’s basketball coaching staff for the upcoming season.Head coach Tim Kendrick announced the move on Monday.“We’re just real ecstatic to have him on board,” he said. “He’s a very knowledgeable coach, but it’s the work he does with the players ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854590/Mingrone-joins-UPEI-Panthers-coaching-staff/1Other sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854590/Mingrone-joins-UPEI-Panthers-coaching-staff/1Ontario team wins masters men's fast pitch crownhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854588/Ontario-team-wins-masters-mens-fast-pitch-crown/1Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:06:32 -0400The Rusty Jiggers from Ontario defeated the Chant Funeral Home Cardinals from Cape Breton 8-1 Sunday in the final of the Canadian masters men’s fast pitch championship.The game was tied 1-1 when the Jiggers scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to the five-inning victory ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854588/Ontario-team-wins-masters-mens-fast-pitch-crown/1Other sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-09-01/article-3854588/Ontario-team-wins-masters-mens-fast-pitch-crown/1Carrera Angel upsets field to win Labour Day feature in Summersidehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854521/Carrera-Angel-upsets-field-to-win-Labour-Day-feature-in-Summerside/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:30:31 -0400Carrera Angel, under the command of owner-driver Rocky Schurman, converted a pocket ride into a winning score when they claimed the Labour Day pace in a dazzling 1:57.2 Monday at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway.Leaving from Post 5, Schurman placed the nine-year-old gelding behind ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854521/Carrera-Angel-upsets-field-to-win-Labour-Day-feature-in-Summerside/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854521/Carrera-Angel-upsets-field-to-win-Labour-Day-feature-in-Summerside/1Chevies defeat Royals in KCBL playoff openerhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854499/Chevies-defeat-Royals-in-KCBL-playoff-opener/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:05:29 -0400The Morell Chevies drew first blood in their first round Kings County Baseball League playoff series with the Freetown Royals on Monday, picking up an 11-1 win behind the four-hit pitching of Grant Doyle. Doyle also struck out 10 batters in the five inning contest. Kyle Doucette took the loss, ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854499/Chevies-defeat-Royals-in-KCBL-playoff-opener/1Baseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854499/Chevies-defeat-Royals-in-KCBL-playoff-opener/1Islanders should vote for better social climate, says union leaderhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854463/Islanders-should-vote-for-better-social-climate%2C-says-union-leader/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:38:09 -0400The head of a large union in P.E.I. is urging Islanders to hit the polling stations in the next federal election to vote for a better social climate. Lori MacKay, president of P.E.I. division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), says the big issue for most is the downward pressure ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854463/Islanders-should-vote-for-better-social-climate%2C-says-union-leader/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854463/Islanders-should-vote-for-better-social-climate%2C-says-union-leader/1Tall ships leave Charlottetown in grand stylehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854441/Tall-ships-leave-Charlottetown-in-grand-style/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:10:26 -0400There was a time when ships of sail were a common sight and the Charlottetown harbour, along with all the wharfs that dotted its shoreline and shorelines all over P.E.I., played host to hundreds of ships at a time. They were the work horses that brought the goods to Prince Edward Island and ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854441/Tall-ships-leave-Charlottetown-in-grand-style/1bmcinnis@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854441/Tall-ships-leave-Charlottetown-in-grand-style/1Tonight's NBSBL playoff game postponed to Tuesdayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854430/Tonights-NBSBL-playoff-game-postponed-to-Tuesday/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:16:32 -0400Due to unplayable field conditions, the third game in the best-of-five New Brunswick Senior Baseball League playoffs series between the Charlottetown Gaudet's Auto Body Islanders and the Hub City Brewers has been postponed. It will be played Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Field in ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854430/Tonights-NBSBL-playoff-game-postponed-to-Tuesday/1Baseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-09-01/article-3854430/Tonights-NBSBL-playoff-game-postponed-to-Tuesday/1Robinson returning to Storm for upcoming seasonhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854422/Robinson-returning-to-Storm-for-upcoming-season/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:36:09 -0400Coach Salerno calls him the "most prolific scorer I have seen" in three years in NBLhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854422/Robinson-returning-to-Storm-for-upcoming-season/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-09-01/article-3854422/Robinson-returning-to-Storm-for-upcoming-season/1Gasoline, furnace oil and diesel prices remain unchangedhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854386/Gasoline%2C-furnace-oil-and-diesel-prices-remain-unchanged/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:42:18 -0400The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has announced there will be no change in the price of gasoline, furnace oil or diesel effective today. Propane prices will decrease by 2.7 cpl for Superior Propane, by 0.7 cpl for Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing and by 2.5 cpl for Kenmac ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854386/Gasoline%2C-furnace-oil-and-diesel-prices-remain-unchanged/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854386/Gasoline%2C-furnace-oil-and-diesel-prices-remain-unchanged/1RCMP find children in back seat of car stopped for speeding, drunk driverhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854383/RCMP-find-children-in-back-seat-of-car-stopped-for-speeding%2C-drunk-driver/1Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:27:44 -0400When East Prince RCMP stopped a motorist in Wellington Sunday night on suspicion of speeding and impaired driving they discovered two children in the back seat of his car. The children were under 10 years of age and were given to their mother to take home. The RCMP news release did not say if ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854383/RCMP-find-children-in-back-seat-of-car-stopped-for-speeding%2C-drunk-driver/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-09-01/article-3854383/RCMP-find-children-in-back-seat-of-car-stopped-for-speeding%2C-drunk-driver/1Silver for Crusadershttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854252/Silver-for-Crusaders/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:28:06 -0400St. John’s Capitals go undefeated<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://www.journalpioneer.com/Video/34331/Atlantic-Midget-AA-Baseball-Championship">http://www.journalpioneer.com/Video/34331/Atlantic-Midget-AA-Baseball-Championship</a></p>http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854252/Silver-for-Crusaders/1newsroom@journalpioneer.comBaseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854252/Silver-for-Crusaders/1Athletics defeat Expos in five innings to start KCBL quarter-finalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854250/Athletics-defeat-Expos-in-five-innings-to-start-KCBL-quarter-final/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:22:19 -0400Dominique Ryan had two hits, including a three-run home run, Sunday to lead the P.E.I. Brewing Company Athletics to a 12-1 win over the Charlottetown Expos. They have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three Kings County Baseball League quarter-final. Josh Kirpatrick pitched five innings for the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854250/Athletics-defeat-Expos-in-five-innings-to-start-KCBL-quarter-final/1Baseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854250/Athletics-defeat-Expos-in-five-innings-to-start-KCBL-quarter-final/13 Cheers Pub wins national fast pitch championshiphttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854222/3-Cheers-Pub-wins-national-fast-pitch-championship/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:56:29 -0400The three-peat is complete for 3 Cheers Pub. The St. John’s, N.L., squad defeated city rivals the Kelly’s Pub Bulldogs 8-1 Sunday in Charlottetown in the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch championship game. “That’s what we came here to do and that’s what we accomplished,” said ace Sean ...<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3760650853001/3-Cheers-Pub-threepeats">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3760650853001/3-Cheers-Pub-threepeats</a></p>http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854222/3-Cheers-Pub-wins-national-fast-pitch-championship/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854222/3-Cheers-Pub-wins-national-fast-pitch-championship/1Three escape unhurt from Pisquid firehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854206/Three-escape-unhurt-from-Pisquid-fire/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:48:30 -0400PISQUID – Three people escaped unhurt when a fire broke out in a bungalow here early Sunday morning. The blaze caused extensive damage to the house, located at 2165 Mount Stewart Road. A Canadian Red Cross spokesperson said the three residents, a couple and their 20-year-old son, are now ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854206/Three-escape-unhurt-from-Pisquid-fire/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854206/Three-escape-unhurt-from-Pisquid-fire/1Fawcetts finish third at fast pitch championshiphttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854170/Fawcetts-finish-third-at-fast-pitch-championship/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:18:55 -04003 Cheers Pub, Kelly's Pub to meet in 3 p.m. finalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854170/Fawcetts-finish-third-at-fast-pitch-championship/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854170/Fawcetts-finish-third-at-fast-pitch-championship/1Islanders win extra-inning playoff game, take 2-0 series leadhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854183/Islanders-win-extra-inning-playoff-game%2C-take-2-0-series-lead/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:14:00 -0400The Charlottetown Gaudet’s Auto Body Islanders are a win away from advancing to the second round of the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League playoffs. The Islanders defeated the Hub City Brewers 5-4 in eight innings on Saturday in Moncton to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five quarter-final. ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854183/Islanders-win-extra-inning-playoff-game%2C-take-2-0-series-lead/1Baseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3854183/Islanders-win-extra-inning-playoff-game%2C-take-2-0-series-lead/1English named UPEI women's basketball coachhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854181/English-named-UPEI-womens-basketball-coach/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:01:00 -0400Mark English is the new women’s basketball coach at UPEI, the university announced on Saturday. “I am extremely excited to have this opportunity to coach this talented group of young women and cannot wait to get started,” English said in the news release. “It’s obviously late in the process, ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854181/English-named-UPEI-womens-basketball-coach/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-31/article-3854181/English-named-UPEI-womens-basketball-coach/1Police nab three drunk drivers in Prince County Saturdayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854140/Police-nab-three-drunk-drivers-in-Prince-County-Saturday/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:24:55 -0400FREETOWN – One Lennox Island woman was arrested for impaired driving, while another has been charged for damaging a police vehicle after an incident near here Saturday night. Police received two reports from the public of a small car weaving on Route 2 at approximately 10 p.m. Police located ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854140/Police-nab-three-drunk-drivers-in-Prince-County-Saturday/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-31/article-3854140/Police-nab-three-drunk-drivers-in-Prince-County-Saturday/1Quinn has passion for the game of softballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3853796/Quinn-has-passion-for-the-game-of-softball/1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400Stratford resident is Softball Canada presidenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3853796/Quinn-has-passion-for-the-game-of-softball/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caBaseballhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-08-31/article-3853796/Quinn-has-passion-for-the-game-of-softball/1Shania Twain gives fans show of a lifetime on Charlottetown waterfronthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3854072/Shania-Twain-gives-fans-show-of-a-lifetime-on-Charlottetown-waterfront/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:42:57 -0400There are concerts and then there are concerts. And then there’s Shania. What Shania Twain gave her 23,000 fans in Charlottetown Saturday night was for many of them the concert of a lifetime. She was exciting, she was engaging, she was funny and she was incredibly entertaining. And she was ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3854072/Shania-Twain-gives-fans-show-of-a-lifetime-on-Charlottetown-waterfront/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3854072/Shania-Twain-gives-fans-show-of-a-lifetime-on-Charlottetown-waterfront/13 Cheers Pub defeats Fawcetts 10-0 to advance to finalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-30/article-3854041/3-Cheers-Pub-defeats-Fawcetts-10-0-to-advance-to-final/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:19:13 -0400Charlottetown to play in Sunday's semifinalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-30/article-3854041/3-Cheers-Pub-defeats-Fawcetts-10-0-to-advance-to-final/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-30/article-3854041/3-Cheers-Pub-defeats-Fawcetts-10-0-to-advance-to-final/1An eight hour wait is nothing for a true Shania Twain fanhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853987/An-eight-hour-wait-is-nothing-for-a-true-Shania-Twain-fan/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:57:15 -0400Shania Twain was doing her sound check on the stage close to 500 feet from the main gate and the singer was barely visible on the massive stage, but her fans had their faces pressed up against the wire mesh trying to catch a glimpse of her while they reveled in the music. Three or four young ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853987/An-eight-hour-wait-is-nothing-for-a-true-Shania-Twain-fan/1bmcinnis@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853987/An-eight-hour-wait-is-nothing-for-a-true-Shania-Twain-fan/1William Henry Pope statue unveiled at Peakes Quayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853981/William-Henry-Pope-statue-unveiled-at-Peakes-Quay/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:00:32 -0400Sir John Hamilton Gray statue will be unveiled later this year on Great George Street.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853981/William-Henry-Pope-statue-unveiled-at-Peakes-Quay/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853981/William-Henry-Pope-statue-unveiled-at-Peakes-Quay/1P.E.I.'s mighty molluskhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/2014-08-30/article-3853072/P.E.I.s-mighty-mollusk/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400Get ready to flex your mussels! Toss out that tried-and-true, but tired, steamed mussel recipe and prepare to dive into a sea of taste adventure with Mussels: Preparing, Cooking and Enjoying a Sensational Seafood. Created, written and thoroughly taste-tested by consummate culinary adventurer ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/2014-08-30/article-3853072/P.E.I.s-mighty-mollusk/1comment@theguardian.pe.caLivinghttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/2014-08-30/article-3853072/P.E.I.s-mighty-mollusk/1Push on to grow charter fishing business in P.E.I.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853160/Push-on-to-grow-charter-fishing-business-in-P.E.I./1Sat, 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 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853160/Push-on-to-grow-charter-fishing-business-in-P.E.I./1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-30/article-3853160/Push-on-to-grow-charter-fishing-business-in-P.E.I./1Fiddler's Facts: Fawcetts in key games at fast pitch nationalshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-30/article-3853178/Fiddlers-Facts%3A-Fawcetts-in-key-games-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:27:26 -0400The Charlottetown John Brown Grille Fawcetts will continue their medal hunt today in the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch championship at Central Field in Charlottetown. The Fawcetts lost 8-1 Thursday night to Kelly’s Pub of Newfoundland and Labrador and saw their preliminary round record drop ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-30/article-3853178/Fiddlers-Facts%3A-Fawcetts-in-key-games-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1fiddlersfacts@hotmail.comOther sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-30/article-3853178/Fiddlers-Facts%3A-Fawcetts-in-key-games-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1Touch of Lightning looks to strike in CDP featurehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Track-%26amp%3B-field/2014-08-30/article-3853793/Touch-of-Lightning-looks-to-strike-in-CDP-feature/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:00:00 -0400The forecast calls for clear skies but at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park, Touch Of Lightning will look to strike lightning against his seven rivals in the featured 13th race.The 14-dash card gets under way at 6 p.m.The former Maritime stakes champion has drawn Post 6 for ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Track-%26amp%3B-field/2014-08-30/article-3853793/Touch-of-Lightning-looks-to-strike-in-CDP-feature/1Track & fieldhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Track-%26amp%3B-field/2014-08-30/article-3853793/Touch-of-Lightning-looks-to-strike-in-CDP-feature/1Former Rocket forward taking pro hockey career to Californiahttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-30/article-3853798/Former-Rocket-forward-taking-pro-hockey-career-to-California/1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:00:00 -0400Josh Currie went south for his first professional hockey season. This year, he's going to the West Coast.The 21-year-old Charlottetown native signed a one-year ECHL contract with the Bakersfield Condors in California.He said it brings clarity and peace of mind with the hockey season quickly ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-30/article-3853798/Former-Rocket-forward-taking-pro-hockey-career-to-California/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caHockeyhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-30/article-3853798/Former-Rocket-forward-taking-pro-hockey-career-to-California/1Fawcetts defeat Sooke, B.C., at fast pitch nationalshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853165/Fawcetts-defeat-Sooke%2C-B.C.%2C-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:58:15 -0400The Charlottetown John Brown Grille Fawcetts have a medal and two days to determine its colour. The Fawcetts defeated the Sooke Loggers from British Columbia 6-3 Friday in a double-life game at the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch championship in Charlottetown. They will play the two-time ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853165/Fawcetts-defeat-Sooke%2C-B.C.%2C-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853165/Fawcetts-defeat-Sooke%2C-B.C.%2C-at-fast-pitch-nationals/1Premiers’ 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/1Shania Twain on P.E.I. with promise of spectacular showhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853161/Shania-Twain-on-P.E.I.-with-promise-of-spectacular-show/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:29:45 -0400Shania Twain is in the house, or at least on Prince Edward Island. Twain arrived on a private jet Friday evening at the Charlottetown Airport. Her production manager, John ‘Bugzee’ Hougdahl, says fans are in for a show of a lifetime tonight on the Charlottetown waterfront. He said the country ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853161/Shania-Twain-on-P.E.I.-with-promise-of-spectacular-show/1dgallant@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853161/Shania-Twain-on-P.E.I.-with-promise-of-spectacular-show/1Pitching and timely hit carries the Islanders to win over Hub Cityhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853147/Pitching-and-timely-hit-carries-the-Islanders-to-win-over-Hub-City/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:52:44 -0400Jordan Stevenson four-hit the Hub City Brewers and made Alex Abbott's first inning RBI stand in a 1-0 Game 1 playoff victory on Friday in Charlottetown. The Charlottetown Gaudet's Auto body Islanders lead the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League quarter-final series 1-0. Game 2 in the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853147/Pitching-and-timely-hit-carries-the-Islanders-to-win-over-Hub-City/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853147/Pitching-and-timely-hit-carries-the-Islanders-to-win-over-Hub-City/1UPDATE: Boy from Tyne Valley area thrown from ATV Fridayhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853008/UPDATE%3A-Boy-from-Tyne-Valley-area-thrown-from-ATV-Friday/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:41:08 -0400TYNE VALLEY — A 14-year-old Tyne Valley area youth was taken to Prince County Hospital by Island EMS Friday after losing control of his Suzuki all-terrain vehicle. Const. Greg Trainor with East Prince RCMP said two youth were driving their ATVs east along the paved portion of Route 12 around 1 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853008/UPDATE%3A-Boy-from-Tyne-Valley-area-thrown-from-ATV-Friday/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3853008/UPDATE%3A-Boy-from-Tyne-Valley-area-thrown-from-ATV-Friday/1Connaughton retires from trackhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3852980/Connaughton-retires-from-track/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:14:56 -0400Olympic sprinter Jared Connaughton has retired. The New Haven runner made the announcement on Friday. “It’s time to devote myself to my wife and to our life as a unit,” Connaughton said. “I have started working as a strength and condition consultant in north Texas developing young, collegiate ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3852980/Connaughton-retires-from-track/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3852980/Connaughton-retires-from-track/1Protesters call on Ottawa to reverse cuts to health care funding http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852739/Protesters-call-on-Ottawa-to-reverse-cuts-to-health-care-funding%0D%0A/1Fri, 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 ...<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3756754055001/Health-care-rally-held-during-premiers-meetings">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3756754055001/Health-care-rally-held-during-premiers-meetings</a></p>http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852739/Protesters-call-on-Ottawa-to-reverse-cuts-to-health-care-funding%0D%0A/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852739/Protesters-call-on-Ottawa-to-reverse-cuts-to-health-care-funding%0D%0A/1Keith MacLean running in Stratford electionhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852421/Keith-MacLean-running-in-Stratford-election/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:30:00 -0400STRATFORD — Keith MacLean has announced he is seeking a seat on Stratford Town Council in the Nov. 3 election. MacLean has experience sitting on town committees: two years on the safety services committee, which has as part of its objective to provide oversight for the policing of the town ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852421/Keith-MacLean-running-in-Stratford-election/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852421/Keith-MacLean-running-in-Stratford-election/1P.E.I. performer grows into her rolehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-29/article-3852586/P.E.I.-performer-grows-into-her-role/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:34:52 -0400Darryl Bernard takes positive steps to become Rabbit in the Mi’kmaq Legends, which is playing at the Charlottetown waterfront this summerhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-29/article-3852586/P.E.I.-performer-grows-into-her-role/1scole@theguardian.pe.caEntertainmenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-29/article-3852586/P.E.I.-performer-grows-into-her-role/1Norma McColeman seeks return to Summerside councilhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852414/Norma-McColeman-seeks-return-to-Summerside-council/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:30:00 -0400SUMMERSIDE — Former town councillor Norma McColeman has announced she plans to seek election in the city’s Ward 6 seat. She said bringing a sense of community with clear communication and working together by the city, committee members, residents and stakeholder groups/organizations that have a ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852414/Norma-McColeman-seeks-return-to-Summerside-council/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852414/Norma-McColeman-seeks-return-to-Summerside-council/1Shania Twain fan's dream coming truehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851915/Shania-Twain-fans-dream-coming-true/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400When Shania Twain takes the stage in Charlottetown Saturday night, the applause will be deafening. And no one will be applauding the country music superstar harder than 34-year-old Shallen Jackson of Halifax. Jackson, who has Down Syndrome, has been over the moon since Easter when she received ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851915/Shania-Twain-fans-dream-coming-true/1dgallant@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851915/Shania-Twain-fans-dream-coming-true/1Steve MacDonald not reoffering in Stratford electionhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851903/Steve-MacDonald-not-reoffering-in-Stratford-election/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:30:00 -0400 STRATFORD — After 27 years of service to the Town of Stratford, Coun. Steve MacDonald has decided not to reoffer for the upcoming municipal election in Stratford. MacDonald began his service as a councillor for the Community of Bunbury and has represented Ward 1-Stewart Cove on the Stratford ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851903/Steve-MacDonald-not-reoffering-in-Stratford-election/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851903/Steve-MacDonald-not-reoffering-in-Stratford-election/1Zone security goes over tophttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Opinion/Letter-to-editor/2014-08-29/article-3852306/Zone-security-goes-over-top/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:23:03 -0400Editor: In my previous letter to the editor (“Confederation Zone Wonderful Venue”) to which Kathy Birt’s recent letter referred (“Bad experience inside the Zone”), I didn’t mention anything about security at the site. I do agree, though, with her complaint about security being unnecessarily ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Opinion/Letter-to-editor/2014-08-29/article-3852306/Zone-security-goes-over-top/1comment@theguardian.pe.caLetter to editorhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Opinion/Letter-to-editor/2014-08-29/article-3852306/Zone-security-goes-over-top/1A Week That Changed Our World: Sitting down, enjoying the paradehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852265/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sitting-down%2C-enjoying-the-parade/1Fri, 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.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852265/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sitting-down%2C-enjoying-the-parade/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852265/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sitting-down%2C-enjoying-the-parade/1Farm day Saturday in Brudenellhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851843/Farm-day-Saturday-in-Brudenell/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400 MONTAGUE — An old-fashioned farm day featuring wagon rides and music goes this Saturday at the old Brudenell campground. The Eastern P.E.I. Antique Tractor Club will host the event that features thrashing, shingle making, rope making, bailing, and old farm equipment. Old harvesters, tractors ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851843/Farm-day-Saturday-in-Brudenell/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851843/Farm-day-Saturday-in-Brudenell/1Medicare march planned for Charlottetownhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852121/Medicare-march-planned-for-Charlottetown/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:40:31 -0400The P.E.I. and Canadian Health Coalitions are planning a march in support of medicare beginning at noon today in Charlottetown. It will start from Trinity United Church, corner of Prince and Richmond streets, to the new convention centre at the bottom of Queen Street. The march route is Prince ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852121/Medicare-march-planned-for-Charlottetown/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852121/Medicare-march-planned-for-Charlottetown/1Parks Canada warns of dangerous surf conditionshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852013/Parks-Canada-warns-of-dangerous-surf-conditions/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:15:00 -0400Surf conditions in the P.E.I National Park Saturday are considered dangerous this morning and park officials are warning people to stay out of the water due to the hazardous rip currents that are caused by the surf. Rip currents form when waves break near the shoreline, piling up water between ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852013/Parks-Canada-warns-of-dangerous-surf-conditions/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3852013/Parks-Canada-warns-of-dangerous-surf-conditions/1Terry 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/1Conference looks at Canada's futurehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851801/Conference-looks-at-Canadas-future/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:00 -0400Following a national call for delegates, 100 Canadians, ages 19 to 24, will meet Sunday, Aug. 31, to take part in a three-day conference examining Canada’s future and defining a public agenda for the next 50 years. The New Canada Conference is a flagship initiative of the celebrations ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851801/Conference-looks-at-Canadas-future/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851801/Conference-looks-at-Canadas-future/1Tall ships visit Charlottetown for Founders Weekhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851591/Tall-ships-visit-Charlottetown-for-Founders-Week/1Fri, 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 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851591/Tall-ships-visit-Charlottetown-for-Founders-Week/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851591/Tall-ships-visit-Charlottetown-for-Founders-Week/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/1Shania Twain concert sparks North American interesthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851513/Shania-Twain-concert-sparks-North-American-interest/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:36:14 -0400Country music superstar Shania Twain’s concert in Charlottetown Saturday night will be one of the biggest concerts in the province’s history. Andre Hudon, president and CEO of Donald K. Donald, the Montreal-based concert producer who played a large part in bringing Twain to P.E.I., says he ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851513/Shania-Twain-concert-sparks-North-American-interest/1dgallant@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-29/article-3851513/Shania-Twain-concert-sparks-North-American-interest/1Kelly's Pub beats Fawcetts 8-1http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851405/Kellys-Pub-beats-Fawcetts-8-1/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:41:05 -0400Brandon Horn hit Robbie Greene’s second pitch of the game over the fence. The Charlottetown John Brown Grille Fawcetts mustered only two more hits the rest of the way in an 8-1 loss to Kelly’s Pub on Thursday. Both teams concluded the round robin of the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851405/Kellys-Pub-beats-Fawcetts-8-1/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851405/Kellys-Pub-beats-Fawcetts-8-1/1Down The Backstretch: Whitesand Artist creates CDP masterpiecehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3851402/Down-The-Backstretch%3A-Whitesand-Artist-creates-CDP-masterpiece/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:16:04 -0400The date was Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, and a little black mare had just paced into the history books. Little Black Book won her $6,000 Gold Cup and Saucer trial in an unheard of 1:54 for driver Paul MacKenzie by five lengths over Rocket Le Ru (Mike MacDonald) and Christopher C Down (Jody ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3851402/Down-The-Backstretch%3A-Whitesand-Artist-creates-CDP-masterpiece/1nicholasoakes@hotmail.comOther sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3851402/Down-The-Backstretch%3A-Whitesand-Artist-creates-CDP-masterpiece/1Western Capitals make first round of cutshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-28/article-3851400/Western-Capitals-make-first-round-of-cuts/1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:11:40 -0400Summerside junior A hockey team to see game action this weekendhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-28/article-3851400/Western-Capitals-make-first-round-of-cuts/1newsroom@journalpioneer.comHockeyhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Hockey/2014-08-28/article-3851400/Western-Capitals-make-first-round-of-cuts/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/1Leadership needed on national seniors’ care strategy: CMA presidenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851332/Leadership-needed-on-national-seniors%26rsquo%3B-care-strategy%3A-CMA-president/1Thu, 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 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851332/Leadership-needed-on-national-seniors%26rsquo%3B-care-strategy%3A-CMA-president/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851332/Leadership-needed-on-national-seniors%26rsquo%3B-care-strategy%3A-CMA-president/1Medicare needs to go up next level, says former top civil servanthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851328/Medicare-needs-to-go-up-next-level%2C-says-former-top-civil-servant/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:38:49 -0400Alex Himelfarb, once the most senior civil servant in Canada, is asking Islanders to lobby for better terms and cooperative negotiation on federal health funding. Himelfarb, of Ontario, is on the Island as a guest of the Canadian Health Coalition to help lobby on health issues during the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851328/Medicare-needs-to-go-up-next-level%2C-says-former-top-civil-servant/1NArmstrong@TheGuardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3851328/Medicare-needs-to-go-up-next-level%2C-says-former-top-civil-servant/1Creating their own success on and off P.E.I.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/150th-Charlottetown/2014-08-28/article-3851321/Creating-their-own-success-on-and-off-P.E.I./1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:52:35 -0400The family tree of Father of Confederation George Coles features generations of self-made men and womenhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/150th-Charlottetown/2014-08-28/article-3851321/Creating-their-own-success-on-and-off-P.E.I./12014@peigs.ca150th Charlottetownhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/150th-Charlottetown/2014-08-28/article-3851321/Creating-their-own-success-on-and-off-P.E.I./1Doucette drives in four runs in Fawcetts victoryhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851278/Doucette-drives-in-four-runs-in-Fawcetts-victory/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:44:10 -0400Tyler Doucette had the game of his career Thursday in propelling the Charlottetown John Brown Grille Fawcetts to an 8-6 victory over the East Hants Mastodons. The win improved the Fawcetts to 3-2 while the Nova Scotia squad dropped to 2-3 at the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch championship. ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851278/Doucette-drives-in-four-runs-in-Fawcetts-victory/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851278/Doucette-drives-in-four-runs-in-Fawcetts-victory/1Heavy rain re-schedules senior baseball playoff tilthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851065/Heavy-rain-re-schedules-senior-baseball-playoff-tilt/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:44:08 -0400Heavy rain and the threat of more storms has postponed Game 1 of the Charlottetown Gaudet's Auto Body Islanders-Hub City Brewers quarter-final playoff game scheduled for Thursday in Charlottetown. Game 1 of the best-of-five New Brunswick Senior Baseball League matchup now goes Friday, at 7:30 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851065/Heavy-rain-re-schedules-senior-baseball-playoff-tilt/1Sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-28/article-3851065/Heavy-rain-re-schedules-senior-baseball-playoff-tilt/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: ...<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3754287222001/Premiers-retrace-steps-of-Fathers-of-Confederation">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3754287222001/Premiers-retrace-steps-of-Fathers-of-Confederation</a></p>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/1Rain forecast forces Charlottetown garden unveiling indoorshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850933/Rain-forecast-forces-Charlottetown-garden-unveiling-indoors/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:51:47 -0400Charlottetown’s neighbourhood social and garden unveiling event planned for tonight has been moved indoors because of the weather. The neighbourhood social will begin at 5 p.m. and take place in the Simmons Arena, instead of Queen Elizabeth Park where the new garden is located. The Queen ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850933/Rain-forecast-forces-Charlottetown-garden-unveiling-indoors/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850933/Rain-forecast-forces-Charlottetown-garden-unveiling-indoors/1Murphy's offering after school program to Stratford familieshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850741/Murphys-offering-after-school-program-to-Stratford-families/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400Starting in September, Murphy’s Community Centre will expand its child-care offering to families in Stratford with their new Stratford After School Program. The centre has a long history of offering after school care and summer camps in the Charlottetown area. “We are fortunate to have a ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850741/Murphys-offering-after-school-program-to-Stratford-families/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850741/Murphys-offering-after-school-program-to-Stratford-families/1Organizers say Atlanticade deserves supporthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850703/Organizers-say-Atlanticade-deserves-support/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400SUMMERSIDE — Atlanticade 2014 was a success, but now the challenge is reaching an agreement to keep the international motorcycle event in Summerside, says organizer Dale Hicks. “We had close to 3,000 participants and, out of those, about 15 per cent of them were from the Summerside area,” Hicks ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850703/Organizers-say-Atlanticade-deserves-support/1barb.cashin@tc.tcLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850703/Organizers-say-Atlanticade-deserves-support/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 ...<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3754287222001/Premiers-retrace-steps-of-Fathers-of-Confederation">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3754287222001/Premiers-retrace-steps-of-Fathers-of-Confederation</a></p>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/1Double homicide case adjournedhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850715/Double-homicide-case-adjourned/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:34:24 -0400GEORGETOWN — Two days after they laid relatives to rest, the family of both men shot to death in a double murder last week were in provincial court here Thursday. Extra security was added to the Georgetown court house as Alfred Vuozzo, charged with first-degree murder of Brent and Brendon ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850715/Double-homicide-case-adjourned/1barb.cashin@tc.tcLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850715/Double-homicide-case-adjourned/1Holland College gets funding for technology program upgradehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850639/Holland-College-gets-funding-for-technology-program-upgrade/1Thu, 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 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850639/Holland-College-gets-funding-for-technology-program-upgrade/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850639/Holland-College-gets-funding-for-technology-program-upgrade/1Woman arrested in Operation Clean Sweep jailed for drug traffickinghttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850634/Woman-arrested-in-Operation-Clean-Sweep-jailed-for-drug-trafficking/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400A 22-year-old Charlottetown woman was sentenced Wednesday in provincial court to serve eight months in the provincial correctional centre for trafficking in hydromorphone. Krystal May Ripley sold a dozen hydromorphone pills to an agent of the police for $300. Ripley was one of approximately 40 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850634/Woman-arrested-in-Operation-Clean-Sweep-jailed-for-drug-trafficking/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850634/Woman-arrested-in-Operation-Clean-Sweep-jailed-for-drug-trafficking/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/1Single mother leans on Stuff for Students program for school supplieshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850635/Single-mother-leans-on-Stuff-for-Students-program-for-school-supplies/1Thu, 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 ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850635/Single-mother-leans-on-Stuff-for-Students-program-for-school-supplies/1jday@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850635/Single-mother-leans-on-Stuff-for-Students-program-for-school-supplies/1A Week That Changed Our World: Sky’s the limithttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850627/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sky%26rsquo%3Bs-the-limit/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:30:00 -0400By Ty Dunham The Aurora Wabush, N.L., Monday, August 11, 2014. 1:28 pm. Heavy metal pours out of a hole in the wall of a desolate hallway in the once thriving Wabush mall in Labrador. A guitar solo is interrupted by bursts of a buzzing needle, like a mechanical bee driving its stinger into ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850627/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sky%26rsquo%3Bs-the-limit/1Comment@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850627/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World%3A-Sky%26rsquo%3Bs-the-limit/1Corey Hart proud of his Canadian rootshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850589/Corey-Hart-proud-of-his-Canadian-roots/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:30:00 -0400Pop superstar Corey Hart feels strongly about his Canadian roots. “Wherever I travel in the world, every time journalists call me an American, I always correct them. I’ve always been very proud to be a Canadian,” says the pop superstar, known best for 1980s chart-topping hits like I Wear My ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850589/Corey-Hart-proud-of-his-Canadian-roots/1scole@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850589/Corey-Hart-proud-of-his-Canadian-roots/1Rain, thunderstorms forecast for P.E.I.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850593/Rain%2C-thunderstorms-forecast-for-P.E.I./1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:16:02 -0400Heavy rain and thunderstorms could hit P.E.I. this afternoon prompting Environment Canada to issue a special weather statement for the province. In its alert, Environment Canada said a surface trough of low pressure and an associated upper level trough give the potential for heavy rain and ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850593/Rain%2C-thunderstorms-forecast-for-P.E.I./1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-28/article-3850593/Rain%2C-thunderstorms-forecast-for-P.E.I./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/1Suicide Shift sets SRW track record for two-year-old trotting coltshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3850420/Suicide-Shift-sets-SRW-track-record-for-two-year-old-trotting-colts/1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:19:43 -0400SUMMERSIDE – Suicide Shift set a new track record at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway for two-year-old trotting colts on Wednesday night. Time of the mile in the $5,800 Lady Slipper Stake event was 2:04.1. Suicide Shift was in the lead at the half, and continued in front at the three-quarter ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3850420/Suicide-Shift-sets-SRW-track-record-for-two-year-old-trotting-colts/1Other sportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/Other-sports/2014-08-28/article-3850420/Suicide-Shift-sets-SRW-track-record-for-two-year-old-trotting-colts/1Prince County Hospital rescheduling dozens of surgeries after anesthetist resignshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850370/Prince-County-Hospital-rescheduling-dozens-of-surgeries-after-anesthetist-resigns/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:05:54 -0400SUMMERSIDE — A shortage of anesthetists at Prince County Hospital here is causing a backlog of elective surgeries at the facility. Dr. Wassim Salamoun, medical director of Prince County Hospital, said Wednesday that about 40 surgeries had to be rescheduled so far, and he expects that number to ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850370/Prince-County-Hospital-rescheduling-dozens-of-surgeries-after-anesthetist-resigns/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850370/Prince-County-Hospital-rescheduling-dozens-of-surgeries-after-anesthetist-resigns/1Quebec beats Charlottetown 4-1http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850355/Quebec-beats-Charlottetown-4-1/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:32:34 -0400Both teams now 2-2 at Canadian senior men's fast pitch tournamenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850355/Quebec-beats-Charlottetown-4-1/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850355/Quebec-beats-Charlottetown-4-1/1United States Ambassador now visiting P.E.I.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850340/United-States-Ambassador-now-visiting-P.E.I./1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:06:45 -0400An official visit to Prince Edward Island by United States Ambassador Bruce A. Heyman will lead to wide-ranging discussions during the week of the Council of the Federation meetings, says P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz. Ghiz says the annual conference of premiers will provide an opportunity to ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850340/United-States-Ambassador-now-visiting-P.E.I./1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850340/United-States-Ambassador-now-visiting-P.E.I./1Atlantic Conservative caucus meeting being held in West Princehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850318/Atlantic-Conservative-caucus-meeting-being-held-in-West-Prince/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:04:49 -0400WOODSTOCK - Members of the federal Conservative Atlantic caucus have arrived at the Rodd Mill River Resort for two days of meetings which take place Thursday and Friday. Federal Fisheries minister Gail Shea is hosting the summer caucus session in her Egmont riding. With the Island’s year to ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850318/Atlantic-Conservative-caucus-meeting-being-held-in-West-Prince/1newsroom@journalpioneer.comLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850318/Atlantic-Conservative-caucus-meeting-being-held-in-West-Prince/1Air exchanger problem leads to serious fire at Montrose homehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850313/Air-exchanger-problem-leads-to-serious-fire-at-Montrose-home/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:55:40 -0400MONTROSE - A home in Montrose will require extensive interior repair following a Tuesday evening fire. Alberton Fire Chief Tom Murphy said the provincial fire marshal’s office determined the fire started in the basement furnace room, likely caused by an electrical fire in the air exchange ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850313/Air-exchanger-problem-leads-to-serious-fire-at-Montrose-home/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850313/Air-exchanger-problem-leads-to-serious-fire-at-Montrose-home/1Charlottetown resident suffers robbery with violencehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850295/Charlottetown-resident-suffers-robbery-with-violence/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:21:01 -0400Charlottetown Police Services is investigating a robbery with violence at a residence on Water Street near Weymouth St. Police received the complaint at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday. Officers were informed that the male depicted in a video entered the victim's residence and used physical force during the ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850295/Charlottetown-resident-suffers-robbery-with-violence/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3850295/Charlottetown-resident-suffers-robbery-with-violence/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/1Craig clutch for Fawcettshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850100/Craig-clutch-for-Fawcetts/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:27:45 -0400Scott wins pitchers' duel with McCullough<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3751847222001/Fawcetts-vs-Saskatoon">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3751847222001/Fawcetts-vs-Saskatoon</a></p>http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850100/Craig-clutch-for-Fawcetts/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-27/article-3850100/Craig-clutch-for-Fawcetts/1Consensus grows for forum on missing and murdered aboriginal womenhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849955/Consensus-grows-for-forum-on-missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:55:49 -0400A consensus appears to be building among Canada’s premiers and native leaders for devising a new way of taking action on the thorny issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women. Prior to a meeting Wednesday in Charlottetown between the premiers and five aboriginal leaders, Saskatchewan ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849955/Consensus-grows-for-forum-on-missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women/1comment@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849955/Consensus-grows-for-forum-on-missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women/1Charlottetown police seek tips on Kensington Rd. accidenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849638/Charlottetown-police-seek-tips-on-Kensington-Rd.-accident/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:30:00 -0400Police in Charlottetown are requesting the public’s assistance with regards to a motor-vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday, Aug. 23, at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Kensington Road and the Charlottetown Perimeter Bypass. The vehicles involved included a 2013 Dodge Ram and a 2005 Jeep ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849638/Charlottetown-police-seek-tips-on-Kensington-Rd.-accident/1Localhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849638/Charlottetown-police-seek-tips-on-Kensington-Rd.-accident/1Summerside man jailed, fined on two chargeshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849612/Summerside-man-jailed%2C-fined-on-two-charges/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0400SUMMERSIDE — A 26-year-old city man was jailed and fined in Summerside provincial court recently on charges of impaired driving and possession of drugs. Richard Patrick Beairsto was stopped on Elm Street in Summerside, on June 22 after police received a complaint of an impaired driver. A ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849612/Summerside-man-jailed%2C-fined-on-two-charges/1barb.cashin@tc.tcLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849612/Summerside-man-jailed%2C-fined-on-two-charges/1Inspection finds problem with new Scales Pond bermhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849475/Inspection-finds-problem-with-new-Scales-Pond-berm/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0400SOUTH FREETOWN — Scales Pond may have largely recovered from the devastation Mother Nature wrought on it in 2009, but the site isn’t completely out of the woods yet. A routine inspection earlier this summer of the new infrastructure in the park, the fish ladder, dam and berm, revealed a ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849475/Inspection-finds-problem-with-new-Scales-Pond-berm/1barb.cashin@tc.tcLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849475/Inspection-finds-problem-with-new-Scales-Pond-berm/1Family on standby until IRAC rules on their propertyhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/2014-08-27/article-3849455/Family-on-standby-until-IRAC-rules-on-their-property/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400MAXIMEVILLE — For the Inderwick family of Ottawa, a trip to P.E.I. usually means less politics and more relaxing, but not this year. Andrew and Lisa Inderwick spent last Thursday in Charlottetown at a hearing with the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission (IRAC). They are fighting to build ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/2014-08-27/article-3849455/Family-on-standby-until-IRAC-rules-on-their-property/1newsroom@journalpioneer.comNewshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/2014-08-27/article-3849455/Family-on-standby-until-IRAC-rules-on-their-property/1A Week That Changed Our World project: Tough goodbyeshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849424/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World-project%3A-Tough-goodbyes/1Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:10:33 -0400Place: J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 By Greg McNeil Cape Breton Post That young boy’s smile. It lights up nine-month-old Blake as he’s lost in the certain embrace of his dad, Ryan Marman. Ryan is smiling too — though he’s dying a bit inside. The hug they ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849424/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World-project%3A-Tough-goodbyes/1comments@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-27/article-3849424/A-Week-That-Changed-Our-World-project%3A-Tough-goodbyes/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/1Errors costly for host Fawcetts in 8-6 loss to defending champshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848975/Errors-costly-for-host-Fawcetts-in-8-6-loss-to-defending-champs/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:45:25 -0400The Charlottetown John Brown Grille Fawcetts committed three errors in losing 8-6 to the defending champs 3 Cheers Pub Tuesday night in Charlottetown. The host team for the Canadian senior men’s fast pitch championship is 1-1 after opening the seven-team tournament with a 10-0 victory in five ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848975/Errors-costly-for-host-Fawcetts-in-8-6-loss-to-defending-champs/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848975/Errors-costly-for-host-Fawcetts-in-8-6-loss-to-defending-champs/1Federal minister responds to Charlottetown health rallyhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848971/Federal-minister-responds-to-Charlottetown-health-rally/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:30:02 -0400It was a standing-room-only crowd in Charlottetown Tuesday to hear dire warnings about the future of health care in Canada. More than 150 people attended a rally at the Rodd Charlottetown hotel, organized jointly by the Council of Canadians and the Canadian Union of Public Employees. They have ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848971/Federal-minister-responds-to-Charlottetown-health-rally/1NArmstrong@TheGuardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848971/Federal-minister-responds-to-Charlottetown-health-rally/1Family homeless after fire guts home in St. Huberthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848841/Family-homeless-after-fire-guts-home-in-St.-Hubert/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:53:49 -0400ST. HUBERT — A young family is homeless after an early morning fire Tuesday destroyed their St. Hubert mini home. Luckily no one was injured in the blaze, as the family was out of province when the fire broke out, said Wellington Fire Department’s Desmond Arsenault. His department was first on ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848841/Family-homeless-after-fire-guts-home-in-St.-Hubert/1nmacphee@journalpioneer.comLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848841/Family-homeless-after-fire-guts-home-in-St.-Hubert/1Growing support for inquiry, premiers, native leaders say ahead of meetinghttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848831/Growing-support-for-inquiry%2C-premiers%2C-native-leaders-say-ahead-of-meeting/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:44:57 -0400The federal government is rejecting renewed calls for a public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women in advance of a meeting Wednesday between premiers and native leaders, one of whom says the prime minister is isolated in his position.The premiers and aboriginal leaders endorsed ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848831/Growing-support-for-inquiry%2C-premiers%2C-native-leaders-say-ahead-of-meeting/1comment@theguardian.pe.caLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848831/Growing-support-for-inquiry%2C-premiers%2C-native-leaders-say-ahead-of-meeting/1Charlottetown Islanders kick off Eastlink TV's Q-hockey coverage Sept. 12http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-26/article-3848716/Charlottetown-Islanders-kick-off-Eastlink-TVs-Q-hockey-coverage-Sept.-12/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:01:50 -0400Sports fans in Atlantic Canada can once again enjoy live coverage of their favourite local sports teams and athletes. Eastlink TV will be featuring live coverage of 21 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) hockey games on this season’s Friday Night Hockey and 24 Atlantic University Sports ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-26/article-3848716/Charlottetown-Islanders-kick-off-Eastlink-TVs-Q-hockey-coverage-Sept.-12/1Entertainmenthttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Living/Entertainment/2014-08-26/article-3848716/Charlottetown-Islanders-kick-off-Eastlink-TVs-Q-hockey-coverage-Sept.-12/1Funeral held for father and son killed in double murderhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848617/Funeral-held-for-father-and-son-killed-in-double-murder/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:02 -0400STURGEON — They were “best friends” and they were laid to rest together in a heartbreaking funeral here Tuesday that packed a country church with people still in shock over the double murder. “There are hundreds of broken hearts here, across Prince Edward Island and across Canada, and they are ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848617/Funeral-held-for-father-and-son-killed-in-double-murder/1barb.cashin@tc.tcLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848617/Funeral-held-for-father-and-son-killed-in-double-murder/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 ...<p><strong>Video:</strong> <a href="http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3753831005001/PEI-Shellfish-Festival">http://video.theguardian.pe.ca/3753831005001/PEI-Shellfish-Festival</a></p>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/1Fawcetts off and rollinghttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848588/Fawcetts-off-and-rolling/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:58:39 -0400Charlottetown opens nationals with 10-0 victory over British Columbiahttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848588/Fawcetts-off-and-rolling/1jmalloy@theguardian.pe.caSportshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Sports/2014-08-26/article-3848588/Fawcetts-off-and-rolling/1Man who entered Justin Trudeau's home went to wrong househttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Canada---World/2014-08-26/article-3848542/Man-who-entered-Justin-Trudeaus-home-went-to-wrong-house/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:03:51 -0400OTTAWA — Ottawa police say a man who entered Justin Trudeau’s home earlier this month will not be charged.Police say they’re satisfied that the intoxicated 19-year-old wandered into the wrong house by mistake, believing he was at a friend’s residence, and played down the fact that he left a ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Canada---World/2014-08-26/article-3848542/Man-who-entered-Justin-Trudeaus-home-went-to-wrong-house/1comment@theguardian.pe.caCanada - Worldhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Canada---World/2014-08-26/article-3848542/Man-who-entered-Justin-Trudeaus-home-went-to-wrong-house/1Motorcycles take to Prince County roads in memorial ridehttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848317/Motorcycles-take-to-Prince-County-roads-in-memorial-ride/1Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:30:00 -0400SUMMERSIDE — More than 150 riders took part in the fourth annual Yvette Arsenault and Paul MacLean Memorial Ride here Sunday. The ride stretched 100 kilometres across Prince County and saw 116 motorcycles fill the roadways over a three-hour journey. The event is in honour of Arsenault and ...http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848317/Motorcycles-take-to-Prince-County-roads-in-memorial-ride/1newsroom@journalpioneer.comLocalhttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2014-08-26/article-3848317/Motorcycles-take-to-Prince-County-roads-in-memorial-ride/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/1