Prince Edward Island

CWTA gains former BlackBerry executive as regulatory VP

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) has hired on former BlackBerry executive Eric Smith as vice-president of regulatory …

Wireless

New Waldorf school for P.E.I. delayed one year

School loses teacher last minute, decides to postpone launch<p>A new private school that was on the brink of opening this fall in Breadalbane, P.E.I., …

Education

Ferry service on P.E.I. celebrates 100th anniversary

Former ferry captain says service made Island feel connected to Canada<p>While the ferry between P.E.I. and New Brunswick is no longer running, it has …

Canada

Manitoba gets fair share of Canada 150 cash

OTTAWA — Manitoba has received a fair share of the nation’s birthday money, according to Canada 150 data released last week. This summer, the Free …

Canadian News

West Point Lighthouse in P.E.I. makes Google’s list of haunted landmarks

A Prince Edward Island landmark has made Google Street View’s list of the spookiest haunted places in Canada.<p>Just in time for Halloween – and Friday …

Google Street View

Sears Canada granted permission to liquidate remaining 130 stores

TORONTO - Sears Canada has received court approval to proceed with a full liquidation of its remaining stores, signalling the end of an era for a …

Business (Canada)

Few provinces now without midwives as services begin in New Brunswick

Midwives in New Brunswick have begun seeing their first patients -- becoming one of the last provinces to provide publicly funded and regulated …

Canada

30-metre fall, broken bones won't stop P.E.I. man from climbing again

'It won't be the last time I'll get spanked, but hopefully it's the worst'<p>P.E.I. mountain climber Matt Cormier believes he is lucky to be alive after …

Outdoors

Doctor alleviating 'unnecessary' suffering in Haiti

Haitians coping with serious injuries for years<p>A doctor from P.E.I. has just returned from a medical mission to Haiti.<p>Born in Stratford, P.E.I., Dr. …

Mom believes chicken strips from P.E.I. store led to son’s lengthy illness

The 18-year-old became sick roughly eight hours after eating President’s Choice chicken strips on Aug. 21.<p>Cormier says her son has cooked the chicken …

Charges in P.E.I. fish kill dropped due to possible 'interpretation of label' of fungicide

More than 900 fish died in the Little Miminegash River in August 2016<p>The "possible differences of interpretation of the label" on a fungicide is the …

Atlantic university enrolments down, but UPEI bucking trend

4 universities record higher enrolments<p>There are fewer university students in Atlantic Canada this fall, but one province has found a way to boost …

Canada

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in Canada for Spectacular Views

<i>To me, a fantastic view isn’t necessarily a landscape, though it can be. It’s any scene that stops you in your tracks, puts a smile on your face, or</i> …

List-Worthy

Erosion runoff found following western P.E.I. fish kill

Heavy rain fell about the time of the fish kill<p>A preliminary report into July's fish kill in the Campbellton, P.E.I., area says investigators found …

B.C. wildfires set record high greenhouse gas emission levels

This year’s wildfire season in British Columbia was a record-breaker. Not only did a historic amount of land burn (more than 12,000 square kilometres …

Climate Change

Telus confirms VoLTE is now available in all of Quebec

Telus’ voice-over-LTE network has expanded to include the entire province of Quebec, the carrier has confirmed to <i>MobileSyrup.</i>Users first began to see …

British Columbia

Female doctors are on the rise in Canada

The number of female doctors in Canada has climbed dramatically over the past nearly 50 years. Women have gone from accounting for just seven per …

Canada

PEI Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker’s unlikely road to Canada

As far as Peter Bevan-Baker knew, his family had always lived in Scotland.<p>He grew up in the verdant Scottish Highlands, in a town called Fortrose, just north of Inverness. He went to school in Glasgow, where he studied dentistry.<p>Then came the opportunity in 1985, when he was just 23, to work at his …

Canada

Schukov: Rise up and redraw the Montreal map

<i>Reader alert: This tongue-in-cheek article has not been thoroughly researched because that would not allow the writer to squeeze the last few drops</i> …

Canadian News

Devils 6, Sabres 2: Post-game observations

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Devils Marcus Johansson discusses what's going right for the team after a 6-2 win over the Sabres.<p>One thing the Devils want to make …

Ice Hockey

New P.E.I. driver's licence unveiled

New licences coming in November<p>Prince Edward Islanders got their first look at the province's redesigned driver's licence on Tuesday, which has …

Canada

From the archives: Across the ocean on a wing, prayer and a lot of luck

This story was first published on Oct. 10, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette.“Harbor Grace, Nfld., October 9 – The monoplane Columbia, bearing Captain …

Quebec

Singer gives up city to be artist-in-residence at her own P.E.I. microbrewery

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. — Ashley Condon spent years in Toronto, a singer-songwriter contemplating more years of wearily heading to her next road gig.<p>"At the …

Canadian News

The changing faces of Canadian politics: Watt

Canada has the youngest leaders of its major federal political parties in its history and a single mother as its Governor General. The premier of …

Canada

Durty Nelly’s plays for gold at senior men’s soccer championship

Western Halifax Durty Nelly’s will play for the gold medal at the Toyota Canada senior men’s soccer championship in Surrey, B.C., on Monday.<p>Jhonattan …

Canadian News

P.E.I. photographer named one of Canada's 'most inspiring'

Islander makes top-25 list by Weddingbells magazine<p>Brady McCloskey didn't go to photography school — he graduated a few years ago with a degree in …

Business (Canada)

Cost of carrying a home set to spike in Canada. What's worse, incomes will lag

Briefing highlights<p>Cost of carrying a home to spike<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Canada churns out full-time jobs<br>• U.S. loses positions in September<p>Costs to rise<p>The cost of home ownership in Canada is about to spike, dealing another blow to affordability in some of the country's wildly inflated markets.<p>Bank of …

Mortgages

Best Time to Visit Canada

Wise ways to see Canada at its coast-to-coast best<p>Canada's a big place, so deciding when to visit is a bit more complicated than choosing which …

Canada

The rollout of the first genetically modified food animal is being bungled

Four-and-a-half tons of genetically modified salmon have been released into the Canadian food market, and consumers have no way of knowing exactly where.<p>The release has roiled GM food skeptics, who say there’s no way for them to figure out whether the fish—sold by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty …

Agriculture

From Acadian to bluegrass to Leonard Cohen - rich pickings await Waikato music lovers

A diverse line-up of international bands - and those that get their inspiration internationally - are performing in Hamilton over the coming weeks.

New Zealand News