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Private dining room at Tyne Valley's Doctor's Inn closing; Paul Offer can hang up his kilt
G&E Restaurant finishes with a flourish in West Prince
Closure of international research facility takes 15 jobs from rural P.E.I.
Beanz owner says closing Charlottetown café for winter was 'tough decision'
Chamber of commerce hosting interactive candidate forum
Schooner Sports and Entertainment's plan for a CFL team and a new Halifax stadium is expected to be revealed soon
VOTE 2019: Parties asked to stop Canada Post from expanding flyer distribution plans
A plan by Canada Post to expand its distribution of retail flyers across the country has raised the ire of a national advocacy group for print and digital media. The group believes the federal Crown corporation is trying to muscle in on a revenue ...
Island businesswoman returns to P.E.I., opens yoga studio and massage practice
In the video, Brenda Sanders-Passmore is seated in a simple chair in her yoga studio. Soothing colours on the walls and a soft lighting suit her instructions. “Big relaxed breath…” She’s leading a chair yoga class, and ...
New P.E.I. food delivery service competing with companies like SkipTheDishes
Nick Cameron was waiting for his bill at a restaurant. The servers were busy, causing it to take a while. But he was ready to go. “Wouldn’t it be convenient if you could pay on your phone and get out of here?” he ...
Labour shortage has Atlantic Canadian employers sweetening job offers
Facing a deepening labour shortage, companies in Atlantic Canada are ratcheting up efforts to recruit workers from machinists to salespeople, with some employers even offering on-the-job training or moving bonuses. Steady employment growth and a ...
CFIB calls for changes to payroll taxes for businesses
Payroll taxes are taking a bite out of employers' and employees' earnings, and the bite is about to get bigger, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). This burden is so severe that 77 per cent of small business ...
JOE SHERREN: Is management a job or a calling?
I know many people who have joined missionary groups or volunteer organizations. They’ve given up a large portion of their life to work for a cause in some of the most dangerous and unpleasant regions of the world. When I ask them why, ...
P.E.I. Brewing Company hosting Oktoberfest event
The P.E.I. Brewing Company is hosting its first-annual Oktoberfest event and launching a new beer beginning on Oct. 4. According to the company, the Okto-beer-feast, which runs Oct. 4-5, is an Island version of the traditional event with local ...
Streetwear store setting trends in downtown Charlottetown
Two student entrepreneurs are getting P.E.I. hyped. Ashkan Asadi, 21, and Jackson Haley-Atkinson, 23, opened a clothing store at 181 Queen St. in Charlottetown on Aug. 26. Catalyst Clothing will sell limited-edition lines of clothing, known as ...
JEFF SOMERS: Helping Canadians with disabilities save
Thousands of Canadians have opened a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) since the program was introduced in 2008. Thousands more who qualify have not. Here’s what you need to know. An RDSP is a federal government savings program ...
Drop your debt or put money in the market
Pay down debt before you invest has been a common sense financial strategy for a long time. But these days, the pay down debt or invest debate isn’t as clear cut as it used to be. Ever since people started borrowing money centuries ago, ...