The Journal Pioneer
P.E.I. election will see the battle of the MacKays
Break-ins, traffic complaints, assault among police report
Struggles with isolation for some international students at UPEI
Banned P.E.I. driver flees accident scene
Bedeque motel owner raises concerns about treatment of people with mental illness
P.E.I. weather, travel updates for March 25 – A few flurries
VIDEO: Hundreds gather in Charlottetown to honour victims of mosque shootings
Signs with messages of hope and peace were held high during a vigil at the Charlottetown cenotaph Saturday. About 300 people attended the vigil, which honoured victims of the shooting massacre that killed 50 at two New Zealand mosques earlier this ...
P.E.I. tourism industry eager to entice more Chinese visitors to the province
There’s nothing like a fresh, warm glass of water for a weary traveller arriving for a visit to Prince Edward Island. Yes, warm water, at least if that visitor is Chinese. The Chinese people normally shun cold drinking water, so hotels ...
Producers of CBC’s ‘Cavendish’ say finances played role in where they filmed TV show
The adventures of CBC’s “Cavendish” may have taken place in a fictional Prince Edward Island town, but Island viewers did not see much of their province during the eight-episode run that wrapped up at the end of ...
Police officer Tim Keizer seeks Charlottetown-Victoria Park PC nomination
Charlottetown police officer Tim Keizer is seeking the Progressive Conservative nomination for District 12, Charlottetown-Victoria Park in the next provincial election. Keizer, who was born and raised in Charlottetown, joined the Charlottetown ...
P.E.I. RCMP officer to be sidelined for several months following assault
A 70-year-old man’s assault on an RCMP officer will sideline the constable for up to 10 months. Claude Joseph Laney was sentenced Thursday to 45 days in jail for the assault. He will be placed on probation for 18 months after serving his ...
P.E.I. Filipino organization Sandigang Pinoy celebrates first anniversary
If you don’t have money and need medical attention in the Philippines you die, said Sheila May Annang, one of the two founders of Shandigang Pinoy. The non-profit organization – that helps Filipinos have a sense of community, not ...
Charlottetown Festival founding father Fen Watkin dies at 96
Prince Edward Island’s theatre community is mourning the death of Joseph Fenwick “Fen” Watkin, O.C. Watkin was a founding member of the team that brought “Anne of Green Gables—The Musical” to life in 1965 and ...
Funding announced will not end Phoenix nightmare, says Atlantic PSAC VP
Simply throwing money at the broken Phoenix pay system will not fix the problem, says the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Colleen Coffey, the regional executive vice-president for the Atlantic region, said the labour union was looking for more ...
Tax watchdog says P.E.I. residents will pay down the road for increased spending
Islanders should be concerned about the increased deficit announced in the budget, says the area’s representative with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF). Paige MacPherson, Atlantic director of the CTF, described the deficit as bad news ...
Charlottetown resident receives jail time for drunk driving
A 20-year-old man from the Bahamas who was caught driving drunk was sentenced recently to one day in jail. Gilbert Hanna appeared before Judge John Douglas in provincial court in Charlottetown where he pleaded guilty to failing the ...