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'Something we'll remember forever': 5-year-old Islander featured in Special Olympics campaign

A five-year-old Special Olympics athlete from Charlottetown has been selected as part of their fundraising campaign. Toby Mackenzie has been in the Special Olympics’ Active Start program since he was two years old.

'Anybody can succeed': Boccia Canada looking to grow sport on P.E.I.

Boccia Canada is looking to increase awareness and grow the sport on P.E.I.

Hot wheels: how to keep your bike safe from theft this summer

Charlottetown Police are encouraging residents to ensure their bikes are registered especially as the weather warms up and bicycle thefts increase.

Passport delays leaving some Islanders 'frustrated, panicked and angry'

Charlottetown's MP says he is hearing from a significant number of Islanders experiencing delays getting their passport applications processed. 

School of fish: Salmon eggs hatch at Tignish Elementary

Students at Tignish Elementary School are learning the ropes of aquaculture by watching salmon grow and develop.

P.E.I. program gives former figure skaters a chance to break the ice all over again

A program in Charlottetown is giving former figure skaters a chance to lace up their skates and practice again now that they're adults.

Man waiting 7 years for family doctor says process needs change

A man who immigrated to P.E.I. is questioning if newcomers are at a disadvantage when it comes to finding a family physician.

Abusive teachers could be 'falling through gaps' in current system: Alberta education minister

Alberta Education Minister Adriana LaGrange is on a mission to make classrooms safer for students by toughening the disciplinary process for Alberta teachers and advocating for a national registry that would flag problem teachers to potential employers.

Youth programs hope for quick end to latest round of COVID restrictions as pandemic struggles continue

Some youth programs on P.E.I. are feeling the weight of the current COVID-19 situation as health restrictions continue.

Personal N95, KN95 masks allowed inside QEH, says Health P.E.I. CEO

Those entering the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be permitted to continue wearing their personal N95 or KN95 face masks, according to Health P.E.I. CEO Dr. Michael Gardam.

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