Here's a look at your community happenings
13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet
WEATHER: THURSDAY, JAN. 18: Schools on one hour delay
P.E.I. woman in jail after defrauding employer almost $100,000
McKenna nets 24th goal of season
‘Aggressive’ planning underway for new Stratford, L.M. Montgomery classroom space
Capital city launches programs for 2018 Winter Active Campaign
Music P.E.I. Week set to go Jan. 24 to 28 in Charlottetown
Here are your community happenings
Cape Breton Post
Editorial: Pay attention
Russell Wangersky: Pre-budget placation
GREENFILE: Indoor gardening – there's nothing like getting some real dirt under your fingernails
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Comments inflammatory, inaccurate
Editorial: Minimum imbalance
Russell Wangersky: The luggage you grab might be your last
Editorial: Move over
It’s a sentiment that crops up from emergency responders on a regular basis — no matter what the law says, ordinary drivers often ignore emergency vehicles and endanger responders’ lives. Here’s Brooklyn, N.S. fire Chief ...
Russell Wangersky: Gambling with families
Russell Wangersky With the last name “Wangersky,” it’s pretty clear some parts of my family are immigrants. It doesn’t matter that, on the other side of my family, I can trace my lineage straight back to ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mislaid blame
I am writing this letter to defend the front desk employee at the Charlottetown Inn & Conference Centre - the management is placing all the blame on this employee when in fact she was probably directed to treat our West Prince people in this ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ignoring the real issue
At a glance one might applaud the provincial government for introducing a grant to increase honeybee populations on the island. See their latest grant proposal “Pollination Expansion Program 2017-18.” This is aimed at increasing the ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time for change’
Bill Martin has announced he will not be re-offering for another term as mayor of our city. He talks of all he has accomplished and what more he would like to finish, but has decided its time to leave. Bill had campaigned saying he will run as ...
Editorial: Balancing work-life
The winds are howling. Snow, hail and rain are hammering Atlantic Canada. A monster, early January winter storm is moving up the east coast, spawned off Florida’s beaches, offering a perfect segue to a topic near and dear to many. The storm, ...
EDITORIAL: War wounds
Governments who send soldiers to war have a duty of care for those soldiers and their families, not only while those soldiers are in war zones, but when they come home as well. And that’s why the recommendation to hold an inquiry into the ...
Worship of the wise men
The wise men, who followed the star to the young Christ child in Bethlehem, teach us the first principle of worship. ...
Russell Wangersky: Poisoning the planet with plastic
As you sow, so shall you eat. OK, that’s not really the saying, but you’ll see what I mean in a moment. It always amazes me that, no matter how far away from the beaten track you get, you can always find plastic ...
Russell Wangersky: Endings and beginnings
I thought, there but for the grace of God, go I. Go we all. Or words to that effect. I thought it while reading a lengthy collection of information that police had submitted to obtain a search warrant in a recent St. ...