The Western Star
Charlottetown’s planning board recommends council take another look at zoning for industrial park
Councillor says many Charlottetown seniors overwhelmed by fallen trees from Dorian
Submissions continue in class-action case against military
Cabinet turns down sale of P.E.I. golf course to company with ties to Hells Angels
Acquittal entered for Frenchvale man on prostitution charge
Sydney Mines man charged with weapon and driving offences
Cape Breton farmers still assessing impacts of Dorian
Cape Breton crop growers are still assessing damage brought by a late summer storm that toppled greenhouses and mulched corn stalks. ...
Cape Breton cancer symposium speaker talks ethics in a rural setting
When Dr. Christy Simpson’s father suffered a heart attack, she saw first-hand how living in a small community can affect your experiences in the health system and the confidentiality of your health information. Having grown up in a rural ...
Butting in: RCMP constable working to make Stratford cigarette litter-free
When Jamie Parsons walks around his hometown, Stratford, he sees too many cigarette butts. “I bet you can’t walk 100 metres without seeing one,” he said. “You go through Tim Hortons or McDonald’s or any drive thru, ...
Robinsons Island trails and road re-open in P.E.I. National Park
Robinsons Island Road and the Robinsons Island trail system in Prince Edward Island National Park are open again following a temporary closure due to damage sustained during the post-tropical storm Dorian. For a full list of what is open and ...
No bail hearing set for RCMP intelligence expert accused of spying
Cameron Ortis, the senior RCMP intelligence staffer charged with leaking government secrets, will wait at least another week before learning when he will have a bail hearing. Ortis made a brief video appearance in an Ottawa courtroom Friday ...
Scheer to campaign with local candidates in Annapolis Valley today
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will be campaigning with two of his party's candidates in the Annapolis Valley today, after spending the first part of his day in New Brunswick. Scheer is scheduled to campaign with West Nova candidate ...
'We have changed the narrative': Former residential school becomes a resort property
It was the fall of 1966, and Margaret Teneese was eager to start the new school year. “I was so excited, I went bounding up the stairs of St. Eugene with my brothers and sisters,” she says. “I only realized later that by coming ...
Northern Pulp opponents question how province can be 'lender, regulator and judge and jury'
With the province’s two highest courts questioning Gordon Wilson’s ability to make an unbiased decision on Northern Pulp’s effluent treatment plant, the Department of Environment offered up a two-sentence written response on ...
Slight increase at the pumps on P.E.I. Sept. 20
The cost of gas at the pumps on P.E.I. went up by 2.5 cents per litre (cpl) overnight. The new price, including taxes, for regular unleaded gasoline at self-serve outlets will now range from 117.4 cpl to 118.6 cpl. Diesel prices also increased ...
Computer classes to be offered at Sydney library
McConnell Library in Sydney will offer “Tech Shy to Tech Savvy” series of free, basic computer classes monthly through the Cape Breton Regional Library and provided by Digital Nova Scotia. The first two sessions on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 ...