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Keeping boats afloat
Their stock may be getting low as boating weather comes to a close for the year, but Mermaid Marine will be ready to supply North American boaters for the 2017 season. Staff at the successful wholesale marine distributor in Charlottetown are busy packing orders to ship to 1,000 boat dealers across...
PEI Regiment Museum recalls Islanders' role in conflicts
On Remembrance Day we honour Islanders who have fought in conflicts over the past two centuries. We understand a little more about the lives they led and the struggles they faced by looking at some of the war memorabilia they brought home. Lest we forget., In a brick building on the Charlottetown...
Innocence of childhood needs to be protected
It has been said that a just society ensures that its children have the proper care to experience childhood as it should be: a time of innocence, wonder, and discovery. Bobby Cameron believes this too, which is what appealed to him about the PEI Child Care Facilities Board. At just 30, he has a...
Superfood in a Canadian bottle proves the right mix
A western PEI company is having great success sharing Prince Edward Island’s abundant wild blueberries with the rest of the world. PEI Juice Works General Manager Jackson Platts says they recognized the opportunity to juice in bulk with the explosion of the craft brew market along the eastern...
'We all drink from wells we didn’t dig'
Name a historic house on Prince Edward Island and chances are Carter Jeffrey can tell you all about it. He loves all things old: books, antiques, and especially architecture. His fascination was born when he was a boy and his father would drive the dirt roads from their Alma farm to his uncle’s...
Good customer service is in the bag
When PEI Bag Company Sales Manager Jerry MacDonald retired after 43 years, someone at his retirement party said, “when you deal with the sales team here, you think you’re dealing with the owners.” The way they treat their customers has been key to the 80-year-old Island company’s success, General...
There is always time for learning
When it comes to lifelong learning, Amanda Brazil walks the talk. The new member of the Learning Partners Advisory Committee is working on her PhD in educational studies at UPEI. She also juggles her day-to-day responsibilities as a mother of two children and a full-time job as director of policy...