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Political seeds planted by local activism
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The Journal Pioneer
Nature Conservancy of Canada meets on P.E.I.
P.E.I. woman caught driving with bong, jailed
Summerside man gets conditional sentence for probation breach
P.E.I. woman sentenced to 35 days for lying to police
Summerside man pleads guilty to drunk driving
One dog dead, 15 drivers charged with drunk driving on P.E.I. Thanksgiving weekend
Confederation Bridge, Northumberland Ferries make plans ahead of Thursday wind storm
It may be difficult to travel to and from P.E.I. Thursday as high winds are expected to sweep across the Island. The site-specific weather forecast received at the Confederation Bridge indicates wind conditions that may result in traffic ...
Summerside ghost walk scheduled for Oct. 16 postponed to Oct. 24
The annual Culture Summerside Historic Ghost Walk has been postponed due to forecasted inclement weather. The event had been scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 16, but will now be held on Oct. 24. Tours will leave MacNaught History Centre ...
Woman gets jail for defrauding P.E.I. hockey school out of money meant to refund sponsored students
A Charlottetown woman who defrauded a hockey training school of more than $9,000 was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail. Courtney Patricia Johnston, 34, appeared before Judge John Douglas in provincial court in Charlottetown for sentencing after ...
UPDATE: Police locate missing 74-year-old Charlottetown man
Charlottetown Police Services said Wednesday they have located a man who'd been reported missing earlier in the day. Clayton Earl Shaw, 74, was located safe and sound, accrording to a release on the police department's ...
Guilty plea from P.E.I. man who fled an accident
A 31-year-old St. Chrysostome man was in provincial court recently after he fled the scene of an accident. Ryan Elmer Arsenault pleaded guilty to one count of fleeing the scene of a motor vehicle accident. The charge is from July 14 in ...
Grand River man guilty of impaired driving
A 39-year-old Grand River man was sentenced for impaired driving in provincial court recently. Joseph Peter Chaisson pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle while also having a blood alcohol level above the legal ...
St. Raphael man sentenced for probation breach
A 44-year-old St. Raphael man was back in provincial court recently after he breached the conditions of his probation. Jeffrey Joseph Arsenault pleaded guilty to one count of breaching a probation order by communicating with someone he’d ...
Kensington man sentenced for disobeying order
A 59-year-old Kensington man was in provincial court recently for disobedience. Paul Orvell Waite pleaded guilty to one count disobeying a lawful order given to him by a judge. The charge is from June 6 in Summerside. Waite received a ...
P.E.I.'s Ignition contest flying solo, still offering $25K prize
A popular business start-up contest is about to fly solo. Like past years, the Francophone Ignition Contest will offer a $25,000 cash price for the best entrepreneurial project presented during a competition similar to Dragons' Den or Shark ...
Skipping sentence earns more jail time for P.E.I. woman
A P.E.I. woman who didn’t show up to jail the day after a judge sentenced her was recently given another 60 days on two charges. Samantha Lea Stretch, 26, appeared before Chief Judge Nancy Orr in provincial court in Charlottetown where she ...