Prince Edward Island

Canadian finance ministers to discuss division of legal pot proceeds in Ottawa talks

A cross-country squabble over how best to divvy up the proceeds of Canada’s coming legal-weed windfall is about to intensify as finance ministers …

Cannabis

Cat declawing should be banned in Canada. Nova Scotia could lead the way

'Declawing" is actually a misnomer. The procedure involves amputating part of the animal's bone<p>Back in November, the city council in Denver, Colo. …

Cats

For a farmer, growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant

Edwin Jewell has spent his life farming and growing plants in York, P.E.I.<p>So, in January 2013 when he was looking for another business opportunity, …

Cannabis Industry

Three Early Goals Lead Team USA To World Sled Hockey Challenge Title

<i>Members of the U.S. sled hockey team listen to the national anthem at the 2017 World Sled Hockey Challenge on Dec. 7, 2017 in Charlottetown, Prince</i> …

Team USA

The user guide to legal pot in all Canada’s provinces, territories

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the latest provinces to outline their plans for the sale of marijuana with legalization looming July 1. Here …

Cannabis

Ugh, it's getting tougher to be debt-free, particularly for seniors

Briefing highlights<p>It’s harder to shed our debts<br>• Global markets on the rise<br>• New York poised for stronger open<br>• Pound rises on Brexit deal<br>• Canadian dollar just above 77.5 cents<br>• What to watch for today<p>Freedom 70-90?<p>Canadians are finding it ever harder to shed their debts.<p>And in a worrisome sign, seniors …

Canada

The Sullivans I (DD-537)

Related Resource:<p>The five Sullivan brothers all hailed from Waterloo, Iowa. George Thomas (born 14 December 1914) and Francis Henry Sullivan (18 …

Military History

New therapy dog program has been introduced at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown

Patients facing a long wait at a Charlottetown hospital are enjoying this little ‘paws’.<p>The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Therapeutic Paws of Canada …

Dogs

6 Charlottetown taxi rules you need to know about

Criminal record checks, visible driver licences, and clean, safe cars<p>The safety of taxi cabs is one of the main issues being addressed by a task …

Uber

Home care at a crossroad

In September 1996, Evelyn Shapiro spoke to the Manitoba Society of Seniors in Winnipeg and warned them not to be seduced by attempts to subvert …

Health Care

2017 WSHC

Charlottetown, P.E.I. | Dec. 3-9<p>The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team will be competing alongside Italy, Korea and host Canada at the 2017 World Sled …

Team USA

Federal bills on carbon pricing, coal, clean fuels expected in 2018

Trudeau government has delayed many actions promised in 1-year-old climate change framework<p>One year ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got eight …

Climate

Lace 'em up: Free public skates available across P.E.I.

Seven rinks across P.E.I. are participating in the federal government's Canada 150 Skating Day<p>Sharpen the skates and lace up, there are some free …

Atlantic Canada

Here are the provinces with the highest and lowest family net worth

The median net worth of Canadian families was $295,100 in 2016, new data from Statistics Canada shows. That’s up nearly 15 per cent since 2012 and …

Canada

P.E.I. sets legal age for pot at 19, will sell legal cannabis online

P.E.I. government will sell legal marijuana in government-owned retail stores and online and will set the legal age of consumption at 19 years of …

Cannabis

A special weather statement has been issued for P.E.I. this weekend

The Maritimes could see some winter weather conditions this weekend.<p>A trough of low-pressure is expected to develop south of the Maritimes early …

Weather

Maritime provinces in for some messy winter weather this weekend

It will be mostly rain in Nova Scotia and snow for other parts of the Maritimes<p>Some Nova Scotians will get their first taste of winter this weekend …

Canada

NewsAlert: Landmark study shows military veterans at greater risk of suicide

OTTAWA — A landmark new study from Veterans Affairs Canada appears to confirm what many have long feared: Canadians who have served in uniform are at …

Canadian News

What happened when a ship packed with six million pounds of explosives went up in flames

Excerpt: The Great Halifax Explosion<p><i>One hundred years ago, a massive explosion rocked Halifax when a ship—the</i> Mont-Blanc—<i>carrying six million pounds of explosives caught fire in the harbor. The following is an excerpt from</i> THE GREAT HALIFAX EXPLOSION: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and …

Military History

'Free the beer' case reaches Supreme Court, as provinces and dairy farmers argue to keep cross-border limits in place

OTTAWA — A retired New Brunswick man’s quest to buy booze in Quebec at a slight bargain and bring it home to drink has landed in the Supreme Court of …

Canada

B.C. conservationists post livestream of blood discharge pouring into local waters

A Washington state senator is introducing legislation to ban open-net fish farms in his state and says B.C. should do the same.<p>Now local …

Salmon

The weirdest Canadian porn searches of 2017 (MAP)

These days porn is as much a part of the internet as cat gifs, stock photo memes, and all-too-tempting offers from cash-rich Nigerian Princes.Indeed, …

Atlantic Canada

'There's always a Christmas,' says tree grower in face of proclaimed shortage

Lots of trees to go around in Alberta despite U.S. industry difficulties, Shirley Brennan says<p>The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree may be a bit …

Canada

Sled Hockey Goalie Steve Cash Has Done, Seen, Won It All – And The Team Camaraderie Keeps Him Coming Back

<i>Steve Cash poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 27, 2017 in Park City,</i> …

Team USA

Chilliwack students map out Canada with help from CPAC - Surrey Now-Leader

Unsworth elementary students have been exploring every corner of the country over the past few weeks, with the help of Canadian Geographic and the …

Canada

Municipalities, police still awaiting Sask. marijuana legislation

The current sitting of Saskatchewan’s legislative assembly is set to conclude Thursday with no sign of legislation governing the overall framework of …

Cannabis

In line for life

As lives hang in the balance, Saskatchewan's organ donation rate lags behind other provinces. But why?<p>By ALICIA BRIDGES<br>6 December 2017<p>Eleven-year-old …

Medicine

Canadian musicians gravitating to stage plays

TORONTO — Leaping into musical theatre wasn't the most obvious step for Alan Doyle's career, but when an offer to write songs for a stage adaptation …

Celine Dion

Coyotes Sign Joseph to Entry-Level Contract

The 18-year-old Joseph has registered 3-16-19 and 31 penalty minutes (PIM) in 22 games with Charlottetown (QMJHL) this season. The 6-foot-2, …

Ice Hockey

Backlist Discoveries

Cassie McGinty<p>Senior publicist, Disney Publishing Worldwide<p>One book that I had been meaning to read—I had major “read-gret”—but never quite got …

Books