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Monday June 29, 2015

22:36 Province agrees to reassess plans to cut 28 teaching positions »The Guardian - Local News
Teachers call off major protest - for the moment
21:08 [NEWS] Some Pride links »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)

  • Christianity Today notes how the Bible verses used to debate same-sex marriage have changed over time.

  • On the subject of same-sex marriage, Lawyers, Guns and Money observes the differences between this court case and past cases involving interracial marriage, Savage Minds looks at the anthropological perspective, and the Tin Man reflects on the achievement.

  • Locally, Torontoist looks at the political history of Pride, the National Post observes the decision of Patrick Brown, Progressive Consrrvative leader, to march in pride as the first leader to do so, Elton John's Torontonian husband David Furnish reflects on his history growing up gay in Toronto in the 1970s and 1980s, and an epochal 1976 kiss-in at Yonge and Bloor is described in the Toronto Star in the context of LGBT activism.

  • Internationally, CBC reported on the police attack on a gay pride march in Istanbul.

21:00 Big Strong Boy »justpictureit
photo - Big Strong Boy

My grandson was happy to let Darla take a picture of his big muscles. Continuing with the fun photos of elders recieved in an email...

19:50 [LINK] "Lebanon Just Did a Whole Lot More Than Legalize Being Gay" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
Muftah's Erin Kilbride describes the ways in which Lebanon's recent overturning of laws against non-heterosexual behaviour is indebted to trans issues even as these are ignored by external press coverage.

LGBTQ rights supporters rejoiced on Thursday with news that homosexuality is no longer illegal in Lebanon. A court ruling abolished a case against an unnamed transwoman – accused of having a “same sex relationship with a man” – stating that homosexuality can no longer be considered a crime because it is “not unnatural.” Lebanese law only prohibits sexual acts “contradicting the laws of nature.”

Mirroring coverage of LGBTQ advancement in the Western world, however, a vast majority of reports, blogs, tweets, and celebratory Instagram posts conspicuously erase the critical role of trans people in securing this victory.

Conveniently forgetting the “T” in LGBTQ advocacy and communications efforts is not new. In gender battles from the U.S. to the Philippines, trans people are both purposefully and unconsciously excluded from public discourse. The “transgender exclusion” permeates media coverage, advocacy efforts, health care plans, gender-based social services, and extends into the work of prominent and prestigious gay-rights organizations. Human Rights Campaign, widely regarded as America’s preeminent LGBTQ research and advocacy group, is the target of frequent criticism for its historic failure to include trans issues in their advocacy. While HRC has made significant and praiseworthy in trans advocacy and awareness raising efforts in the recent past, it may be worth mentioning that a Google search for “human rights campaign trans” produces this article first: Why The Transgender Community Hates HRC.

Coverage of Lebanon’s recent ruling has not been an exception to the global tendency to erase the “T” in LGBTQ. The landmark ruling originated in a case brought against a transwoman, yet coverage of the “historic statement” has almost exclusively used the word “gay[.]”
19:46 Rob Lantz Will Not Last Much Longer Living on Beans as PEI Conservative Leader »
When the Conservative Party moved ahead their own leadership convention they handed the election to the Liberals at the same time. Rob Lantz won the leadership by a whisker and then failed to win his own seat in the Provincial election. There is no budget to fund Lantz and their best fund raiser is very … Continue reading Rob Lantz Will Not Last Much Longer Living on Beans as PEI Conservative Leader
19:41 [URBAN NOTE] "Yonge subway relief will last only about 15 years: Metrolinx" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
The Toronto Star's Tess Kalinowski looks at the grim future facing the TTC, even in the context of predicted technological and organizational improvements. We need something new.

In 15 years, the TTC will again reach a tipping point where the spine of its system won't be able to handle the crowds, according to a Yonge Relief Network Study by Metrolinx.

It shows that the GO electrification program, called regional express rail (RER), won't divert enough ridership from the Yonge line to negate the need for a separate relief line. Although Metrolinx hasn't studied SmartTrack separately, that finding isn't expected to change.

"There will be increments to SmartTrack — whether there are additional stations — but we don't consider that it would dramatically alter the impact because so much of SmartTrack is already embedded in RER," said chief planning officer Leslie Woo.

Mayor John Tory's SmartTrack plan is based on adding more stations to the Stouffville GO line and building a spur west along Eglinton from the Kitchener line from Mount Dennis to near the airport corporate centre. Since much of the Yonge subway crowding comes from riders boarding to the north and east, that western spur wouldn't divert many riders, said Woo.

Regional express rail, which would run on the GO tracks around Toronto at frequencies of up to 15 minutes, is projected to reduce Yonge St. demand by about 4,200 rides in the peak period in 2025. By then the subway will have capacity for about 38,000 riders per peak hour in the peak direction.

The Yonge line south of Bloor is already operating about 11 per cent over its capacity of 28,000 passengers per hour. But the TTC's new computerized signaling system, automatic train control, which will allow it to run more trains closer together, will increase capacity by about 20 per cent when it’s up and running by 2021.
19:37 [LINK] "Kadyrov and Putin: parallel lives" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
Nina Jobe and Karena Avedissian at Open Democracy look at the strange symbiosis between Russia's Vladimir Putin and Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov.

On 3 June, a group of masked men attacked the offices of the regional branch of the Russian Committee Against Torture in Grozny, Chechnya, destroying computers and documents, and damaging the organisation’s car. The police did not respond to calls by staff about the attack, and the Committee Against Torture reports that the attackers went about their business ‘slowly’, as if they knew the police were not going to be dispatched.

The Russian authorities have remained silent on the case, just as they remain silent on the de facto legalisation of polygamy and forced marriage in Chechnya, and the de facto acquittal of people close to Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov who are suspects in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. But these events prompt questions about the extent to which Chechnya remains a genuine subject of the Russian Federation, and highlight a deeper tension between the federal authorities and Chechnya – now boiling over after years of Kadyrov’s rule.

[. . .]

Chechnya is perhaps the most striking case of this asymmetry [between national and regional governments]. This has been exemplified in large part by Kadyrov’s repeated defiance and disregard of Russia’s federal laws. Kadyrov’s recent conflicts with the FSB – most notably when he threatened to have his men fire on federal troops who operated on Chechen territory without his blessing – and the silence of Vladimir Putin and other members of the Russian elite, have only highlighted this situation further.

For instance, when opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered metres from the Kremlin’s walls in late February, blame quickly fell on men close to Kadyrov. The Chechen leader publicly came to the defence of one of the accused, Zaur Dadayev, and refused to turn over the others. Dadayev was an officer in Kadyrov's private army, the Sever Battalion, as was Ruslan Geremeyev, another high-ranking member of the battalion, who is alleged to have been involved in organising the murder. Geremeyev has since fled abroad.

With the lack of a pushback or even a statement from the Kremlin for these acts, Moscow’s authority is beginning to lose traction. While this is sometimes mistaken for outright favouritism or even the opening of a ‘soft exit’ for Chechnya from the Russian Federation, this particular free rein of power resembles what Kimberly Marten calls ‘outsourcing sovereignty.’
19:34 [LINK] "WWII Lawsuits Muddy Effort to Ease Japan-South Korea Tension" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
Sam Kim of Bloomberg looks at how ongoing legal issues are hindering improvements in relations between Japan and South Korea.

South Korean activists are complicating President Park Geun Hye’s tentative steps to improve ties with Japan, by turning to courts to seek recognition they were forced to work for Japanese companies, used as sex slaves or suffered after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

A South Korean court Wednesday ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. to pay five South Koreans compensation for forced labor prior to Japan’s defeat in World War II. A planned appeal could take the case to the Supreme Court, where two similar cases are pending. Further muddying the issue is a threat this week by women forced into sexual servitude to file a suit against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the U.S.

A separate court Friday turned down a suit by 79 Koreans who worked in Hiroshima during the war. The plaintiffs demanded that the South Korean government either pay them 10 million won ($9,000) each or press Japan harder to compenstate them for their suffering after the nuclear bomb was dropped. Their leader Sung Rak Koo said he will appeal the court decision.

The legal wrangling contrasts with recent efforts by the nations’ leaders to repair ties that have soured over a territorial dispute and Park’s demands for further Japanese repentance over its World War II aggression. Park, who has refused to hold a bilateral summit with Abe, joined him in calling for a fresh start at ceremonies Monday to mark 50 years of diplomatic ties. The spat is weighing on trade and strategic cooperation between the two U.S. allies.

“No start is new unless all sins are redressed,” said Kim Han Su, 97, an activist who was made to work at a Mitsubishi Heavy shipyard in the southern Japanese port of Nagasaki from 1944 to 1945. “Park and Abe are hiding their heads in the sand if they are trying to bury historical wrongdoing,” said Kim, who isn’t one of the plaintiffs.
19:30 [LINK] "The war monument that’s polarizing Canada" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
MacLean's hosts the Canadian Press article looking at the ongoing controversy over the Mother Canada veterans' memorial proposed for Cape Breton. The history wars continue.

Rhadie Murphy has spent her life on the rugged coastline that snakes along Cape Breton’s northern flank, its pink granite rocks stretching out near her home in the heart of Ingonish.

The 72-year-old is unreserved in her pride and praise of the small community on the eastern edge of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, calling that piece of the Cabot Trail “the most beautiful place in the world.”

So Murphy and her large family were left shaking their heads in bewilderment when their tranquil hometown took centre stage in a fractious debate over Mother Canada, the towering war monument that could adorn their shoreline.

[. . .]

The 24-metre statue depicts a doleful woman with her arms outstretched toward Europe and the Canada Bereft monument at Vimy in France. The draped figure, meant to embrace soldiers who never returned from distant conflicts, is the brainchild of Toronto businessman Tony Trigiano who was struck by the number of young Canadians buried in a European cemetery he visited.

It has attracted the support of the federal government and Canadian luminaries, including a former prime minister, business heavyweights, prominent journalists and the president of the Calgary Flames.

But the ambitious project has cleaved opinion across the country, with many saying it has no business in a national park and that it cheapens the memory of the war dead who are already commemorated at hundreds of less audacious sites.
19:25 [CAT] "Tama the cat: 3,000 attend elaborate funeral for Japan’s feline stationmaster" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
The Guardian's Justin McCurry reports.

In an outpouring of grief usually reserved for the passing of a cultural icon, thousands turned out at the weekend to bid a final farewell to a cat credited with saving an obscure Japanese railway line from financial ruin.

An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat’s Shinto-style funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16 – the equivalent of about 80 human years.

Tama quickly became Japan’s most famous cat after she was appointed honorary stationmaster at the unmanned Kishi station in rural Wakayama prefecture, western Japan, in 2007.

Before long, visitors flocked to the station to see the former stray – a custom-made stationmaster’s cap perched on her head – welcome and see off passengers, giving a desperately needed boost to the sleepy, and heavily indebted, Kishigawa line.
19:20 [LINK] "Freedom has bitter, baffling taste for former Guantanamo inmates" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
The Globe and Mail's Stephanie Nolen reports on the unfortunate aftermath of an initiative by Uruguay to welcome six releasees from Guantanamo. Apparently too little has been done to ensure their reintegration into their new society.

This began as a story of compassion and renewal. Before dawn one warm Sunday last December, six inmates from the U.S. military jail in Guantanamo Bay landed at an airstrip here in the Uruguayan capital. The U.S. flew them from Guantanamo shackled and hooded, but Uruguayan officials insisted they be unbound before they left the plane, and walk as free men into their new lives.

These six – four Syrians, a Tunisian and a Palestinian – were all identified as former al-Qaeda fighters, and theirs was a significant resettlement from the prison that bedevils the Obama administration.

They moved into a house in a slightly down-at-heel neighbourhood in the centre of Montevideo. In the first days, the six – who had spent years in solitary confinement and on hunger strikes – took wide-eyed trips to the grocery store and walks on the beachfront. Uruguayans waved and approached to welcome them and wish them well. They were to begin Spanish classes, and a construction company and other businesses promised them jobs.

The euphoria, however, was fleeting. Six months in, the men are adrift and struggling – baffled by Uruguay in the best case, enraged and bitter, in the worst. As the U.S. government seeks somewhere, anywhere, to resettle the other Guantanamo inmates, Uruguay’s story of transcultural empathy stands as a cautionary tale.

[. . .]

[President José Mujica] agreed to take them – but did not, it now appears, do much to prepare his tiny country, with a total Muslim population of about 300, to support and resettle six men with murky pasts who endured years of brutal interrogation and isolation.
19:14 Sock Knitting Challenge - Pair #7 »Jobo Designs

Last week I managed to finish another great looking pair of socks - I'm calling them the "Purple Pinstripe Knock-Offs"... since they're similar to the "Pinstripe" free pattern on Ravelry.  I haven't actually looked at the pattern, but saw many many of them go by in the Addicted to Sock Knitting group on Facebook in the last few months.  I had planned on just doing these ones plain, but then when it came time to switch from Ribbing to the leg I thought - what the Heck!  Be adventurous, and decided to throw in a column of slipped stitches for fun.  I'm not sure if it's the way the Pinstripe Pattern did it, but I do like the way it looks!


The Pattern:

- Composed on the fly... Twisted Rib 1x1 Cuff, Slipped-stitch column every 8 stitches around, Simple Slipped-stitch Gusset Heel.


The Yarn:

- Knit Picks Hawthorne (oops! I threw out the ball band!)


19:09 Hulton named Islanders new head coach »The Guardian - Sports
The Charlottetown Islanders have their new head coach. Jim Hulton was named the bench boss Monday. He replaces Gordie Dwyer, who was fired at the end of April after four years in the position. Hulton, a 46-year-old Kingston, Ont., native, most recently served as a head coach with the Tri-City ...
19:09 Hulton named Islanders new head coach »Journal-Pioneer Sports
The Charlottetown Islanders have their new head coach. Jim Hulton was named the bench boss Monday. He replaces Gordie Dwyer, who was fired at the end of April after four years in the position. Hulton, a 46-year-old Kingston, Ont., native, most recently served as a head coach with the Tri-City ...
19:06 Anonymous Dude Offers A Brilliant Analysis of Wade Maclauchlan »
Watch what you wish for because you will get it!! The liberal party back room boys were so desperate to hold onto to power they made a deal with the devil. They handed Mr. MacLauchlan the party leadership then did everything possible to ensure he won the election and control of PEI. I believe that … Continue reading Anonymous Dude Offers A Brilliant Analysis of Wade Maclauchlan
19:04 Parade floats bring back the oldies »Journal-Pioneer Local
TIGNISH -- Floats were pumping out the oldies during the community parade part of the 35th annual Tignish Irish Moss Festival on Sunday. Elvis, Cher, Kiss and the musical, Grease, all made special appearances during the 17-minute procession.
18:46 Stewart honoured to be appointed to National Capital Commission »Journal-Pioneer Local
Former Summerside Mayor Basil Stewart says he is humbled to have been nominated to the board of the National Capital Commission.
18:31 The Journal Pioneer celebrates 150 years »Journal-Pioneer Local
Ron MacArthur was taking pictures of Prime Minister Diefenbaker the day he laid the cornerstone at Elm Street School.
18:06 Summerside’s Shobhitha Balasubramaniam to attend SHAD »Journal-Pioneer Local
Shobhitha Balasubramaniam of Summerside is heading on a new adventure.
17:49 Sunday’s emergency prompts interest »Journal-Pioneer Local
Fishermen checking their emergency equipment
17:45 Captain gives account of Sunday’s ordeal »Journal-Pioneer Local
Crew plucked from hull of sinking vessel
17:41 Don’t Panic motto put to test »Journal-Pioneer Local
SEACOW POND -- Captain Fraser Gavin said he tried to keep his crew calm as the bow of his boat sank low in the water Sunday morning far out to see from his home port of Seacow Pond.
16:48 Eddy Quinn launching new book »The Guardian - Living
Singer-songwriter tries his hands at prose with book launch, Island Characters, on July 2
16:42 [BLOG] Some Monday links »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)

  • James Bow describes his recent visit to California.

  • City of Brass' Aziz Poonawalla argues that orthodox Muslims in the United States should celebrate nation-wide same-sex marriage out of their own enlightened self-interest.

  • Centauri Dreams features a guest post from J.M. Nielsen looking at the "zoo hypothesis".

  • Cody Delistraty examines, with photos, Audrey Hepburn's lifelong love of Paris.

  • The Dragon's Gaze links to a paper noting that very young star MWC 758 seems to be forming planetesimals.

  • The Dragon's Tales reports on a woman with a cyborg arm, and examines the history of Mars' atmosphere loss.

  • Geocurrents maps the relationship between Turkey's HDP and the Kurds.

  • Kieran Healy looks for sleeping beauty papers in philosophy.

  • Imageo examines the New Horizons' photos of Pluto and Charon.

  • Language Hat notes a comparative dictionary of Siouan languages and notes the dynamics of swearing in Québec French.

  • Language Log notes the contribution of an American missionary to the development of Korea's hangul script.

  • Marginal Revolution suggests that low rates of poverty amogn Scandinavians and descendants in the United States has to do with culture not policy, and is scathing about Greece.

  • Peter Rukavina looks inside a hard drive.

  • The Russian Demographics Blog maps Kazakhstan by ethnicity.

  • Torontoist looks at the 1899 Canadian National Exhibition.

  • The Financial Times' The World looks at the shared interests of Britain and Australia in Asia.

  • Window on Eurasia notes that Russians are moving away from identifying Ukrainians as part of their nation, looks at the collapse of the Russian world, and looks at disasters in Sochi.

16:12 Go Lobster campaign returns to Summerside area »The Guardian - Business
Lobster crepe, anyone? How about a lobster penne, lobster curry taco, or lobster pizza? Or go traditional with a lobster roll. Fortunately for local lobster lovers, they don’t have to choose just one. The second annual Go Lobster campaign kicks off on July 1 and runs until July 31 at 22 ...
15:17 10 days, 10 columns »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
Ever pitch your bosses on an idea that you later almost wish they had turned down?
13:56 Best of PEI on Instagram »Welcome PEI!
We’ve rounded up our favourite Instagram accounts from people who call Prince Edward Island home. Readers beware: These photos may make you want to pack your bags immediately! @stephendesroches Lover of dramatic shorelines and patterned skies, Stephen DesRoches follows the changing light and colours of the seasons… and luckily for … More
13:49 Deputy mayor of Georgetown dies »The Guardian - Local News
11-year council veteran Wade Williams rememberd as true friend of the town
13:25 A dream fulfilled »Journal-Pioneer Local
Summerside teen Taylor Sonier set to launch her first CD on Saturday
13:14 Go Lobster campaign returns with 22 dishes »Journal-Pioneer Local
13:14 UPDATED: Go Lobster campaign returns with 22 dishes »Journal-Pioneer Local
12:50 Inaugural Aboriginal Sport Camp Day fuels interest in five sports »Journal-Pioneer Local
Trenna Mitchell enjoys playing sports, and the Aboriginal Sport Camp Day provided the perfect opportunity to do just that.
12:44 The Silliness in the Looking-Glass By Cindy Lapeña »onrpei
I have great memories of Lewis Carroll’s pair of books: Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, which I first read as a very young child in a single-volume Children’s Classics Edition. Back then, I didn’t know what to make of the jabberwocky or brillig and no dictionary search could help me, yet the […]
12:07 Cheers & Jeers »The Guardian - Opinion
Cheers to former Summerside Mayor Basil Stewart for his appointment to the National Capital Commission which looks after key national properties in Ottawa. It wasn’t the federal appointment he might have preferred – Prime Minister Stephen Harper hasn’t filled any Senate seats for several years ...
12:01 Island Liberals ignore important debate »The Guardian - Opinion
In Premier MacLauchlan's first throne speech he declared that "The path to our goals begins with governing well, engaging Islanders in the decisions that shape their future (and) holding government and especially leaders to high standards of ethical conduct and accountability.” Well put, one ...
12:01 Potato tampering tips reward raised to $500K »The Guardian - Local News
The cash reward for information leading to an arrest in the ongoing investigation into P.E.I. potato tampering incidents has been raised to $500,000. The province’s potato industry, with help from government, was offering a $100,000 reward. But with no arrests to date in the cases of food ...
11:59 Against the law to wear medals »The Guardian - Opinion
This is a direct quote from the web site of the Canadian Department of Justice:Question - Can I wear my relative’s medals? Answer: Medals may only be worn by the veteran. This is considered of such high importance that it is a criminal offense to wear military medals that someone else has ...
11:58 Jeremiah says when life begins »The Guardian - Opinion
It was with sadness that I read that the P.E.I. government has made access to abortion easier. During that process they talk about when life begins. Well the Prophet Jeremiah reminds us that the life of every individual from its very beginning is part of God’s plan: “Before I formed you in the ...
11:55 Class sizes more important than Wi-Fi »The Guardian - Opinion
By Molly Doyle (Letter of the Day)
11:54 Coalition for PR: New P.E.I. community voice for proportional representation »The Guardian - Opinion
By Marie Burge and Brenda Oslawsky (guest opinion)
11:51 Hand grenade found on P.E.I. »The Guardian - Local News
Old military device was buried in yard and safely disposed without going off
11:47 [PHOTO] Roses at the AIDS Vigil, Barbara Hall Park »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
Roses at the AIDS Vigil #toronto #pride #aidsvigil #flowers #roses #aidsmemorial #barbarahallpark

Daily Xtra has more about this year's event.
11:10 A dog day afternoon »The Guardian - Local News
More than 30 canines across the Maritimes take part in agility competition


10:53 DiverseCity street festival showcases melting pot of cultures on P.E.I. »The Guardian - Local News
More than 11,000 newcomers from 130 different countries have decided to call P.E.I. home in the past decade. A street festival celebrating those cultures showed the warm relations shared by Islanders and newcomers in Charlottetown on Sunday. Craig Mackie, executive director of the P.E.I. ...


10:48 Public Reminded to Adhere to Dog Control Bylaw »City of Charlottetown
2015-06-29 The Parks and Recreation Department wishes to remind the public that the City
10:35 Reward increased »Journal-Pioneer Local
P.E.I. Potato Board offering $500,000 for information leading to arrest of person responsible for potato tampering
10:25 Man Arrested for Impaired Driving »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services were conducting routine patrols early Sunday morning at 3:46am on Maple Ave., and observed a vehicle driving erratically. Police stopped vehicle and determined the driver was impaired; subsequently a 27 year old resident of Hebron, PE was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. Accused will be appearing in Provincial Court at a later date.
10:10 Man Arrested for Assault »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services received a complaint early Saturday morning at 2:16am regarding an assault that occurred at an address on Cumberland St. After an investigation police arrested and charged a 34 year old Charlottetown area male with assaulting a female. Accused was charged with assault and will be appearing in Provincial Court at a later date; victim did not receive serious injury.
08:27 Clouds and showers continue today across PEI… »peistormchaser
Monday June 29th 8:30am.. The area of low pressure that brought the rain to the region yesterday and overnight is now located in the mouth of the Bay of Fundy and will slowly weaken as it continues to move NE … Continue reading
08:20 Charlottetown Declares Official Opening of the 2015 Acadian Games »City of Charlottetown
2015-06-29 The Acadian Games organizing committee and the City of Charlottetown
08:15 Feeble Premier Maclauchlan Becomes Political Belly Flop »
So soon after his coronation and the Premiers office handed to him, Wade Maclauchlan has become a fabulous belly flop in modern politics. After a narrow election victory and an insipid budget, Maclauchlan has a public demonstration of disgust coming to see him in Charlottetown, led by Teachers and Students. Looking haggard and much older … Continue reading Feeble Premier Maclauchlan Becomes Political Belly Flop
07:43 Maritime Premiers Pass Over Maclauchlan-LeClair-Paton Drug Buying Scheme »
Maclauchlan missed his chance to sell a Ghiz team solution for Generic drug purchases, Maritimes Premiers refused to agree to the scheme. Former Chief of Staff for Robert Ghiz, Chris LeClair along with Doug Curries pal Paul Jenkins stood to make millions skinning the public savings. Ghiz team antics are well known in the Maritimes, … Continue reading Maritime Premiers Pass Over Maclauchlan-LeClair-Paton Drug Buying Scheme
07:20 REVIEW: You can't prepare for 'Alice' at Charlottetown Festival »The Guardian - Living
Stage spectacle Alice Through the Looking Glass at Homburg Theatre will leave audiences in awe
07:20 You can't prepare for 'Alice' at Charlottetown Festival »The Guardian - Local News
Stage spectacle Alice Through the Looking Glass at Homburg Theatre will leave audiences in awe
07:17 Daily Specials for Monday, June 29, 2015 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Monday, June 29, 2015 are:

  • Cream of Carrot Soup...$4.99
  • Grilled Cheese, Tomato and Bacon Foccacia...$10.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440

07:15 Police release name of man killed in Morell-area accident »Journal-Pioneer Local
Funeral will be held Wednesday for Wayne Daniel Fisher, 55, of Mount Stewart
07:10 Police release name of man killed in Morell-area accident »The Guardian - Local News
Funeral will be held Wednesday for Wayne Daniel Fisher, 55, of Mount Stewart
07:06 Atlantic premiers to federal parties: stay tuned for our communiqué »Journal-Pioneer Local
Leaders plan to let Ottawa know their priorities/needs ahead of the federal election
06:41 Summerside choir competing at national music festival »The Guardian - Local News
Elm Street School’s girls’ choir records for nationals, and loves what they do
06:41 Summerside choir competing in national music festival »The Guardian - Local News
Elm Street School’s girls’ choir records for nationals, and loves what they do
00:44 Memorable weekend as Chlapik, Sprong taken in second round of NHL draft »The Guardian - Sports
Charlottetown Islanders linemates Daniel Sprong and Filip Chlapik went two picks apart in Saturday's second round of the NHL draft. The Pittsburgh Penguins selected right-winger Sprong 46th overall and minutes later centre Chalpik was taken 48th overall by the Ottawa Senators. "It's (the) best ...


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Photo of the Month

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