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RCMP in P.E.I. reminds residents not to operate boats while impaired
In Prince Edward Island, the RCMP treats all cases of operating a boat or personal watercraft while impaired the same that they would a case of impaired driving on the roads. The fines and penalties are the same in order to reflect the severity of ...
Kings District RCMP impound multiple vehicles, lay charges
Between 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10 and 8 a.m. on Aug. 11, Kings District RCMP dealt with three different events all resulting in the seizure of vehicles and charges laid. It began on Monday with a report of a speeding motorcycle in Vernon River ...
Drunk driver caught with beer in vehicle jailed in P.E.I.
A P.E.I. man who had two boxes of beer in his vehicle when he was caught driving drunk was recently sentenced to three days in jail. David Parker Beer, 59, appeared before Chief Judge Nancy Orr in provincial court in Charlottetown where he entered ...
Kensington police respond to 82 incidents in June
Police in Kensington responded to 82 incidents during the month of June. The department issued $897.50 in fines, which was down from $1,298 in May. The department had four hours of foot patrol in June. In other police department notes, town ...
Kensington deputy administrator Wendy MacKinnon receives award
Kensington Mayor Rowan Caseley noted the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators’ (CAMA) Long Service Recognition Awards Program acknowledged the commitment of Kensington deputy administrator Wendy MacKinnon for 15 years of municipal ...
P.E.I. native says winning his first Daytime Emmy Award 'feels incredible'
Charlottetown native Jason MacNeill, 50, says winning a Daytime Emmy Award was like having an out-of-body experience. The sound editor, who has been based out of Toronto for the past 24 years, is part of a team of seven who won the award on July ...
Legionella bacteria in Halifax hospital water lines raises concern
An upgraded chemical-treatment system has been put in place at Halifax hospitals to reduce levels of the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease. The presence of legionella in water at the Victoria General site has been recognized ...
P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Wednesday, Aug. 12
Weather It will be partly cloudy across the province Wednesday with a high of 30 C. A heat warning is in effect for Kings, Prince and Queens counties. P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 12-18, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo A word ...
Paths to victory for the four Conservative Party leadership candidates
OTTAWA — The race to replace Andrew Scheer as the Conservative party’s next leader is down to its final two weeks, but it’s still far from clear how it ends. Although the race has mostly been thought of as a two-way battle between Peter MacKay ...
Afghanistan Memorial Hall in Ottawa damaged by water — repairs planned for later this year
The new memorial hall in Ottawa to honour those killed during the Afghanistan war has been damaged by water and will cost around $500,000 to repair. The Afghanistan Memorial Hall at the Department of National Defence’s Carling Avenue ...