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Rise of the Canadian Right?

Rise of the Canadian Right?

The world is in a state of upheaval right now. And it should be noted that the world is always in a state of upheaval. Someone called it “the curse of living in interesting times.” This column is not solely about Trump, but the Trump Experience is certaily a world-changer. Trump’s rise to power has […]

Bring back classic 'bullet-proof' plants to your gardens

Bring back classic ‘bullet-proof’ plants to your gardens

After a few rough winters, a lot of our gardens are looking a little haggard (as are the gardeners). This may be the perfect time to start bringing back some of the classic ‘bullet-proof’ plants into our landscaped spaces. The timing also seems to be perfect for all of the new gardeners and homeowners who […]

County and community call for suspension of changes to schools

County and community call for suspension of changes to schools

Tight timelines and a flawed review process continue to top concerns with proposed school closures and drastic changes in Prince Edward County. More than 100 community members attended the second and final public meeting for the Hastings Prince Edward School Board’s accommodation recommendations Thursday night at PECI. The board made its recommendations last fall to […]

Not at your service

Not at your service

  Remember when we used to have service in Ontario? Remember when ‘service centres’ had staff who pumped your gas, checked your oil and cleaned your windshield, employing piles of people who would later become Exxon CEOs, because pumping gas at minimum wage really sucks? So now we do their job, and increasingly take over […]

PECI student talent shines in free production of Macbeth

PECI student talent shines in free production of Macbeth

PECI students dramatize what happens when a trio of witches predicts a brave Scottish general will become King as they present Shakespeare’s tragedy of Macbeth this weekend at the high school. Notable quotes from the play include: “Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble”; “Out, damned spot! Out, I say”; “What’s done […]

Residents and businesses suffer when water jeopardized; time to rethink supply source

Residents and businesses suffer when water jeopardized; time to rethink supply source

A century ago clean drinking water was a luxury in Canada, and thousands of people died every year from diseases like typhoid. Now, we take clean water for granted. But this past week we’ve been reminded how easily our supply can be jeopardized. One elderly barge with unsecured contaminant on deck in Picton Bay, and […]

PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

UPDATE: Two losses today at Bay of Quinte play.  The team plays at COSSA March 6th – the furthest any PECI Boys Hockey team has advanced! Story and photos by Rebecca Juby Following a tough 7-2 loss against St. Teresa’s in the last regular season game, the PECI boys hockey team came back to beat the […]

PECI's Jr. Boys Basketball team wins COSSA

PECI’s Jr. Boys Basketball team wins COSSA

PECI’s Junior Boys Basketball team ended the season at the very top of the game, winning the AA COSSA Championship – for the first time in 21 years. It was an especially thrilling win for Coach Rob Garden, as he was a member of the PECI team 21 years ago that accomplished the feat at […]

PECI girls hockey team heads to Bay of Quinte action

PECI girls hockey team heads to Bay of Quinte action

UPDATE MARCH 1 – BSS wins 3-0 to end PECI’s day at Bay of Quinte finals. Tweet from the team notes “fantastic team effort, we just couldn’t find the back of the net. COSSA on Monday. Location/Time TBA” FEB 23 – Story and photos by Rebecca Juby The PECI Girls hockey team came out on top of […]

Comments on plan for Prince Edward Point open to March 31

Comments on plan for Prince Edward Point open to March 31

In August 2016 Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Canadian Wildlife Service held a meeting in Picton where they presented a draft of their proposed Management Plan for the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area located at the end of Long Point in South Marysburgh. There was little notice of the meeting but 40 or so […]

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