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Halloween Events 2023
October 18, 2023

Halloween Events 2023

Here's a recap of Halloween events that have been shared over several issues of Island Edition.

Overpayment Clawback
October 12, 2023

Overpayment Clawback

Twenty-three municipalities were overpaid their share of property taxes thanks to an error by the province.

Opinion: Islanders should tighten budgets when battening down hatches
August 23, 2023

Opinion: Islanders should tighten budgets when battening down hatches

Who covers the cost to repair the Island's electrical grid following a natural disaster? You do.

Elections PEI cuts ties with Charlottetown
August 16, 2023

Elections PEI cuts ties with Charlottetown

Elections PEI will no longer conduct municipal elections on behalf of the City of Charlottetown.

What's planned for the land behind the mall?
August 9, 2023

What's planned for the land behind the mall?

Four large housing developments are in various stages of development behind Royalty Crossing Mall / Canadian Tire in West Royalty. Here's summary of what's proposed.

Friends build 18-hole disc golf course in city park
August 2, 2023

Friends build 18-hole disc golf course in city park

Two friends take it upon themselves to setup a public disc golf course

Summerside considering transit overhaul
July 5, 2023

Summerside considering transit overhaul

Summerside considering boosting transit system with increased service utilizing an all-electric fleet.

Tradespeople without borders
June 21, 2023

Tradespeople without borders

Atlantic provinces agree to harmonize technical trade licensing.

Confusion clouds new STR rules

Confusion clouds new STR rules

There’s more confusion around short-term rentals (STRs) in Charlottetown following a decision Tuesday night to delay implementing a new licensing bylaw. But despite this delay, city staff say the regulatory framework is in place to regulate STRs in the city.

Timeline to Build Seniors Home
February 8, 2023

Timeline to Build Seniors Home

From first announced to first tenants, new Charlottetown seniors housing building will take nearly four years to complete.

Water trike rental business setting up shop in Charlottetown next summer
December 28, 2022

Water trike rental business setting up shop in Charlottetown next summer

Mohammad Dalbah will introduce water trikes next summer in Charlottetown.

Island Artist Unlocks Hidden Beauty in Oyster Shells
December 21, 2022

Island Artist Unlocks Hidden Beauty in Oyster Shells

Tyne Valley’s Debbie Brady turns love for macro photography into a business.

Province looking at digital driver's licenses, again
November 30, 2022

Province looking at digital driver's licenses, again

Province is looking at the idea of introducing a digital driver's license to Islanders.

New tablets for council are more luxury than value
November 16, 2022

New tablets for council are more luxury than value

Councillors buy themselves 11 Microsoft Surface Pro tablets.

Premier's office fails to take notes at meetings with Maritime Electric
November 9, 2022

Premier's office fails to take notes at meetings with Maritime Electric

Request for information related to meetings between Premier and Maritime Electric turns up no notes, no meeting minutes.

Volunteer group fills gaps following Fiona
October 26, 2022

Volunteer group fills gaps following Fiona

Charlottetown Mutual Aid shares how the group helped Islanders; offers suggestions on how government could improve its response.

Port House Back on Track?
October 19, 2022

Port House Back on Track?

Port House apartment project could be back on track, but the city holds the key.

Fire Prevention Week 2022
October 12, 2022

Fire Prevention Week 2022

Fire Prevention Week kicked off Sunday with the theme "Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape."

'Migration path' to planned shelter questioned
October 5, 2022

'Migration path' to planned shelter questioned

More details available on plan for emergency shelter.

2022 School Board Elections
September 7, 2022

2022 School Board Elections

Islanders will elect school board trustees for the first time since 2008.

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Awakens
August 31, 2022

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Awakens

After a slow start, the Atlantic's 2022 hurricane season is showing signs of an awakening.

Charlottetown working on shared e-bike service
August 24, 2022

Charlottetown working on shared e-bike service

Charlottetown working on a shared e-bike project, could launch next summer.

Pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck by drunk driver
August 24, 2022

Pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck by drunk driver

Ontario man charged with impaired driving after hitting pedestrian and crashing into a Water Street business.

New QEH unit under construction
August 10, 2022

New QEH unit under construction

The new unit will provide emergency mental health and addiction services.

City buys land for new electric transit hub
July 27, 2022

City buys land for new electric transit hub

City buys land for future electric transit hub.

Superior Sanitation, Greenisle acquired by Ontario-based GFL Environmental Services
June 17, 2022

Superior Sanitation, Greenisle acquired by Ontario-based GFL Environmental Services

GFL Environmenta buys Superior Sanitation and Greenisle Environmental.

City considering another large housing development off Mount Edward Road
July 1, 2022

City considering another large housing development off Mount Edward Road

Large housing development proposed for land between Mount Edward Road and Canadian Tire.

Meet PEI's Tiniest (and super cute) Art Gallery
August 17, 2022

Meet PEI's Tiniest (and super cute) Art Gallery

Fitzroy Street is now home to PEI's tiniest art gallery...check it out!

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