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Mill may be mini, but it's mighty
Everyone loves their pets, but do you love yours enough to make a scarf or sweater out of its hair? That’s just one of the things Belfast Mini Mills customers are doing with unique – and sometimes rare – animal fibres like bison, muskox, camel, and alpaca. They’ll turn almost any animal hair into...
Islanders make an impact through Engage PEI
Islanders are stepping up to share their interests, skills and ideas through participation on provincial government agencies, boards and commissions. “It is encouraging to see that Islanders from all parts of the province, and people with varying backgrounds, are willing to work with government to...
She has a passion for advocacy
Raising a child with a chronic disease has taught Tracey Gallant a lot about Prince Edward Island’s health care system. The Cornwall mother of two knows how to navigate the ins and outs, ups and downs of hospitals and doctors’ offices. Her son, now 20, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was...
Snowmobile operators enjoy the Confederation Trail
Snowmobilers are getting out and enjoying winter adventures on the former rail line stretching from Tignish in the west, to Elmira in the east. The Prince Edward Island Snowmobile Association leases the Confederation Trail from the provincial government from December until March, under a 10 year...
Electoral boundaries commission appointments
The Honourable Francis (Buck) Watts, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, today announced appointments to the Prince Edward Island Electoral Boundaries Commission. Speaker Watts is pleased to announce that Honourable Gerard Mitchell has been appointed to serve as Chairperson of the Commission, and...
Making a living making music
Craig Dodge knew early on he would spend his life making music. Growing up near St. John’s, NL, he loved Elvis's music. Then Craig received his first album, Love Gun by Kiss, and he's had music ringing in his ears ever since. Today, Craig Dodge is an award-winning classically trained...
Frontier Power Systems expanding to former Georgetown Timber Yard
Frontier Power Systems owner Carl Brothers knew his Island company needed more manufacturing space to keep up with growing demand for its wind turbine blades. So today, Brothers and the province of Prince Edward Island announced that the company will expand into the former Georgetown Timber Yard. ...
Success is in their blood
There’s a family dynamic at, Sekisui Diagnostics PEI, that extends halfway around the world. Sekisui has been on Prince Edward Island for five years but their history of producing clinical chemistry products in the province dates to 1971, when Dr. Regis Duffy started Diagnostic Chemicals (DCL). ...
Petroleum Pricing December 15, 2016
The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission approved the following petroleum pricing decisions, effective 12:01 a.m., Thursday, December 15, 2016: • There will be no change in the price of gasoline, furnace oil, stove oil, diesel or propane at this time. Pump prices for regular unleaded...
Seniors’ health is focus of new position
Government is creating a new position solely focused on the health of Island seniors. Reporting to the deputy minister of Health and Wellness, the Principal Advisor for Seniors Health will develop, coordinate, and evaluate strategies that support seniors’ health and wellness. Seniors are Prince...