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Study shows P.E.I.'s COVID-19 response better than mainland areas
Prince Edward Island was the latest of 25 islands across the world studied for their ability to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Island Insights Series study, which is now available online, shows P.E.I. has reduced the spread of ...
P.E.I. Baha’i Centre’s interfaith devotionals an invitation to one and all
When Ann Boyles went to dinner at a former teacher’s apartment, she didn’t expect to pray. “What have I gotten myself into?” she thought when it was suggested. But as her turn came, she flipped through the prayer ...
ATLANTIC SKIES: Magnitude explained: How astronomers determine the brightness of stars
Astronomers use two different types of stellar magnitudes to measure the brightness of a star or other celestial body: apparent magnitude and absolute magnitude. Although it is generally termed "stellar magnitude," the same ...
'Holding out hope': Despite COVID uncertainty, graduates crossing their fingers and shopping for prom dresses
Adee Burgess is thinking positively. The Grade 12 student from Wolfville, N.S. is holding out hope that they will still be able to have a prom at the end of the year. “Right now, I’m not 100 per cent confident that there will be ...
'A full-on night club dance party scene': Adding neon lighting vibes hot bedroom decor trend among kids, teens
Samantha Hovey says her room now feels like her own because she was able to customize it just the way she wanted. The 16-year-old from Bedford, N.S. has joined the ranks of teenagers across Atlantic Canada who are now decorating with strands ...
All about the beans: Why more Atlantic Canadians are brewing coffee at home
Brett Bunston has seen his coffee sales drop rapidly since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve gone from selling one thousand cups on Saturdays, to just a little over one hundred," says Bunston, owner of the ...
Doctor's orders: After 37 years saving lives, retired PEI family doctor eyeing ways to improve patient care, reduce physician burnout
He helped his patients bring life into the world and guided some to the end of their suffering. Reflecting on his 37-year medical career, Dr. Peter MacKean cannot imagine a more fulfilling role than serving as a small-town family physician in ...
P.E.I. farmers honoured with annual industry awards
Three Island farmers have been recognized with an annual award for their contributions to P.E.I.’s potato farming industry. The P.E.I. Potato Board delivered three potato industry recognition awards to Peter McKenna, Charles and Wilhelmina ...
PICTURE OF THE DAY: April 6, 2021
Although Easter has come and gone, these bunnies are still around to be showcased in today’s pictures of the day, submitted by the following artists, from left, seven-year-old Justin Zhao, eight-year-old Michael Wang, and eight-year-old Yolanda ...
The anti-diet: Intuitive eating helps Newfoundland woman with eating disorder rediscover joy of food
After recovering from an eating disorder, Alyssa McGrath was trying to learn how to enjoy eating again. She found that enjoyment by practicing intuitive eating. "Intuitive eating allowed me to be excited about food again and to enjoy ...