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  • NCC introduces The William Richard McKie Wildlife Reserve

    Three properties along the Percival, totalling 323 acres, are now permanently protected by the NCC. “The Percival River is a large tidal river ...

  • Celebrating successes

    Curtis Reilly Employment Counselor for the Mi’Kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is thrilled with the way the first such program has turned out. “It’s ...

  • Trawling for halibut

    The groups were in Montreal as part of the Gulf Groundfish Committee’s review of halibut allocations since 2007. Tony Carter, chairman of the ...

  • Breakfast program seeks volunteers

    Attendance shoots up every second Wednesday when pancakes are on the menu. Grilled cheese is served every other Wednesday. “Pancakes are a really ...

  • 200,000 push-ups, one year

    On February 11, 2015, McDonald decided to keep track of the number of push-ups he could do in a year. February 11 was also the last day he ...

  • PEIFA president sees signs of higher prices

    “Prices are tremendously high, over $8.00 a pound over in Nova Scotia right now,” Craig Avery said Friday. Avery, who will be setting out of ...

  • Fearful for eel fishery

    Tignish resident Allan McInnis attended a Department of Fisheries and Oceans consultation meeting in Charlottetown in late January during which ...

  • A reminder of Conor

    Last week, while Mike Shea was going over his gear in preparation for the spring lobster season, he flipped one trap over and his eyes fixed on ...

  • Head start on bussing

    The family has been trying to arrange school bus transportation to Parkside Elementary School from Angel Keepers Daycare, just 400 meters away, ...

  • Crab fishing time

    The crab season is set to open this Friday at 4 a.m. Several of the crab boats also participate in the lobster fishery which opens April 30, so ...