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Sponsored foreign travels broaden MPs' views, Wayne Easter says

There are critics to the practice of accepting travel from third parties and foreign entities, but an Island MP says it's a good thing for MPs to get an on-the-ground look at how things work in different countries.

Islanders keep St. Paddy's celebrations civil

There were long lines in front of Charlottetown pubs St. Patrick's Day as revellers celebrated everything Irish, but police say the crowds were relatively well-behaved.

Heritage Minute shows the hidden side of Lucy Maud Montgomery's life

She's known around the world for writing Anne of Green Gables, but it's a different side of Lucy Maud Montgomery that is featured in her Heritage Minute.

Moo Let's Talk Day raises $30K

What was going to be a sombre day for a P.E.I. family turned into something beyond their wildest expectations when thousands of Islanders came out to eat ice cream, share their stories and raise awareness about mental health.

Action needed on staffing shortages, say P.E.I. child-care centres

Ottawa gave more specifics in its budget released on Tuesday on just what P.E.I. can expect to see from its $10.5 million in federal child-care funding announced last year.

U.S. man finds out he's an Arsenault — and the rest is history

An American man with roots in Prince Edward Island won a heritage award Tuesday night for his efforts in producing a family history.

UPEI students travel abroad for 'eye-opening' teaching experience

Teaching is a worldwide profession and some UPEI students are going to experience the similarities and differences of classrooms around the world in the coming seeks.

P.E.I.'s FOIPP review: Where the key players stand on releasing information to you

As the province reviews the FOIPP act, this is where municipalities, post-secondary institutions and police stand on their inclusion.

Kittens left outside in duffle bag rescued in Summerside

A pair of kittens was rescued on Saturday morning in Summerside, P.E.I., after being left outside for some time in a duffle bag.

Globe and Mail copies return to P.E.I. — with the Island on front page

After a month-and-a-half hiatus, the first Globe and Mail print copies arrived on P.E.I. on Saturday with a little treat greeting Islanders: reading about their home on the front page.

Sikh man gets apology after a P.E.I. Legion told him to remove his turban

A Sikh man says he was asked to remove his turban by staff at the Royal Canadian Legion in Tignish, P.E.I., on Wednesday night and, along with his friend, was subject to racist remarks from patrons.

P.E.I. hospitals try to keep mothers and babies born with opioid withdrawal together, doctor says

Newborns born with an opioid dependency should be kept with their mothers and P.E.I. hospitals are doing what they can to make that happen, says a Charlottetown pediatrician.

Island students prepare oyster farming invention for market

A group of UPEI students is gearing up to take their invention to market where it can hopefully make the process of growing oysters easier.

30 years ago, UPEI was the first to register a .ca domain name

The very first .ca domain name was registered 30 years ago Friday to the University of Prince Edward Island.

P.E.I. theatres take close look at sexual harassment policies

Amid sexual harassment allegations roiling the theatre community in Canada, P.E.I. theatres are adopting new policies to prevent toxic workplace cultures.