The Journal Pioneer
P.E.I. election will see the battle of the MacKays
Calgary UCP candidate says threats of 'smear campaign' prompted resignation
Credibility of estranged wife at centre of Joshua Boyle assault trial
Marking X for sex designation now an option on Saskatchewan driver's licence
Despite warning from police, Stellarton man remains committed to filling in potholes off Exit 23
Edmonton judge rules Khadr's sentence has expired
Edible cannabis complex, presents safety concerns: Expert
Provinces are waiting for the federal regulations on legal edibles to come into place no later than Oct. 17. We spoke with Avery Bruenjes, the Retail Council of Canada’s policy analyst for government relations and regulatory affairs, ...
Sexual misconduct on campus: Concordia students call for change of climate
Concordia student leaders say the university must do more to address sexual violence on campus in the wake of the scandal in its creative writing program, and that recommendations from a recent “climate review” do not go far enough to ...
Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials
OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says consular officials in China paid a visit Monday to detained former diplomat Michael Kovrig. It is the fifth time Kovrig has received a consular visit since he was detained by Chinese authorities in ...
N.S. rejects custom licence plates like WARPIG, DAWIFE and SMRTASS
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is trying to maintain a level of decorum when it comes to custom licence plates, saying personal monikers like WARPIG and SMRTASS won't pass muster. Also rejected were phrases like DAWIFE, DTHCRUZ and HOTNAN after they ...
'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone in three African countries
BEIRA, Mozambique - Her name is Chuva, which in Portuguese means rain. For four days that was all she saw as she clung to her rooftop in the cyclone's aftermath and prayed to be saved. Maria Chuva clasped her 5-year-old daughter, Amiel, to her ...
Nova Scotia Nurses' Union raises alarm on emergency room overcrowding
HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Nurses' Union is raising the alarm about higher-than-normal overcrowding levels in hospital emergency rooms, saying the pressure is making it difficult to retain nurses. The union says a recent survey of its membership found ...
Struggles with isolation for some international students at UPEI
Xi Du Special to The Guardian CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Lei Pan, a second-year business student at the University of Prince Edward Island was surprised at how difficult her new life became after moving to P.E.I. “I never thought ...
15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured
STAVANGER, Norway — Norwegian officials are investigating why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people, including 15 Canadians, set sail despite storm warnings and forced a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued. Global ...
Banned P.E.I. driver flees accident scene
A P.E.I. man who fled the scene of an accident after taking his mother’s vehicle without her permission while he was banned from driving will be back in court in June to hear his sentence. Sean Earle Durnnian appeared before Judge John ...
Inquest into fatal Radiohead stage collapse set to get underway today in Toronto
An inquest is set to get underway today into the fatal stage collapse at a Radiohead concert in Toronto nearly seven years ago. The band's drum technician, Scott Johnson, was killed when a massive structure crashed down on him on June 16, 2012 ...