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Prince Edward Island

The idea is for people to send cards to their old rentals to let the current tenants know what they were paying.
They got all the details right, from the drive-thru to the doughnut selection.
A P.E.I. MP blasted the decision as "reckless and inappropriate."
"People say our economy is firing on all cylinders."
Let Wade MacLauchlan school you in some island trivia.
The lobster roll rivalry between P.E.I. and Shediac, N.B. continues.
The province has fallen embarrassingly behind the rest of Canada.
"One can just be one's self in P.E.I."
Continuous expansion on a finite planet is not the answer to our challenges: Like our built environment, bigger is not necessarily better. Rather, we need better integration and a recognition of our proper place in the bigger scheme of things.
Elimination of poverty would have some very obvious and immediate benefits, but a Universal Basic Income would also have some more subtle - and yet, in my mind, very exciting - possible benefits: a universal basic income could enable the greatest unleashing of human potential ever seen.
If you've watched the Food Network, you probably know Chef Michael Smith. Over the least 20 years, the tall, fun-loving chef
Canada Day is coming up, and while it's always fun to head to a huge celebration in a big city, it can also be a good time to get off the beaten (and crowded) path for a more relaxed and local experience. If you're craving a more laid-back Canada Day experience there are many options all over the country.
When PEI's government crafted a plan to wean their grid off costly and carbon-intensive diesel, they turned to wind power, one renewable resource that the island has plenty of. A map of the wind potential of PEI glows red showing high potential for much of the island. As we write this 34 per cent of PEI's electricity is coming from the wind.
There are some who say PEI is tapped out on it's renewable energy, but after speaking to the energy minister, the CEO of the PEI Energy Corporation, Summerside's utility manager and Scott Harper of the institute it seems pretty clear PEI is determined to do more.
Don't all rush to P.E.I. at once!
"Magnum E.I." "St. Peters Baywatch." "Tweel of Fortune."
Teachers are not just teachers. Teachers are so much more. But until we as people are impacted personally by this caregiving aspect role that describes a true educator, we really don't understand how important it is.
In the recent P.E.I. case, the woman, who had been advised to seek ER medical attention by the province's emergency information telephone service and who had begun to experience cramps and bleeding while waiting, was told by the ER physician to go out-of-province, to Halifax, if she wanted to receive the necessary post-abortion care -- Halifax is over 300 km away, with a round-trip bus ticket costing over $100.00. Restricted access to abortion, compounded with physicians who do not fulfill their professional duty to provide patients with timely and effective referrals or necessary service in emergency cases, creates life-threatening situations that could otherwise be avoided
Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won't stand for having corporate interests put before their own. The people of Alberta did what was once thought impossible: they gave the NDP a strong majority. Voters in Prince Edward Island followed B.C. provincially and Canada federally and elected their first Green Party member, as well as Canada's second openly gay premier.
Oh my!