P.E.I. suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine among young

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 29, 2021 11:28 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island has … Read More

P.E.I. is vaccinating its first priority groups. Here’s where its rollout stands

Prince Edward Island says it expects to finish immunizing most of its first priority groups by the end of March in the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Meanwhile, … Read More

Prince Edward Island becomes last province to detect U.K. COVID-19 variant

Prince Edward Island health officials announced on Saturday that they’ve become the 10th and final province to have a confirmed case of the B.1.1.7. COVID-19 variant that was first detected … Read More

Prince Edward Island looking to ease restrictions amid low COVID-19 infection rate

Prince Edward Island’s premier says public health orders should soon be eased across the province because of its low COVID-19 infection rate. “At a time when other jurisdictions are experiencing … Read More

Public health officials in the Atlantic provinces report 7 new cases of COVID-19

HALIFAX – Health officials in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island each reported two new cases of COVID-19 while Newfoundland and Labrador reported a single case of the … Read More

Prince Edward Island says 1,500 front-line workers to be vaccinated by end of day

About 1,500 front-line health-care workers in Prince Edward Island will have received the first of two required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the day Tuesday, the … Read More

Legal cigarette sales rose in Atlantic provinces during coronavirus bubble: study

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 14, 2020 4:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ HALIFAX – A new study … Read More

Atlantic Canada still waiting for their first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine

FREDERICTON – While Ontario and Quebec begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Monday, the Atlantic provinces will have to wait a bit longer. The four provinces say they are still … Read More

Atlantic Canada still waiting for first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine

FREDERICTON – While Ontario and Quebec begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Monday, the Atlantic provinces will have to wait a bit longer. The four provinces say they are still … Read More

Newfoundland town shuts down amid COVID concerns as province stays out of bubble

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador will stay out of the Atlantic bubble for at least another month as the province prepares to receive its first doses of the … Read More

P.E.I. reports no new cases of COVID-19 as provincial neighbours deal with outbreaks

Prince Edward Island is announcing no new cases, as its provincial neighbours are preparing updates later today to indicate whether there’s a continuing growth in their COVID-19 cases. The majority … Read More

Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

HALIFAX – People in Halifax are bracing for a series of tougher restrictions as the city deals with a rise in COVID-19 infections. Effective Thursday and for the next two … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Atlantic bubble limits coronavirus despite local concerns

Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately … Read More

Prince Edward Island reports 1 new travel-related case of COVID-19

CHARLOTTETOWN – Prince Edward Island is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials said Wednesday the new case involves a woman in her 20s who arrived to the Island … Read More

P.E.I. reports 5 new cases of coronavirus linked to essential international workers

Prince Edward Island is reporting five new cases of the coronavirus, all of which are linked to essential workers who travelled to the province from outside Canada. All of the … Read More

Canadian Premier League to play 2020 season in Charlottetown

The Canadian Premier League is headed to Charlottetown for a truncated 2020 season dubbed the Island Games. The eight-team league will start play Aug. 13 at the University of Prince … Read More

Health officials say there are no active coronavirus cases on Prince Edward Island

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 12:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials on Prince Edward … Read More

P.E.I. top doc says traveller from U.S. linked to coronavirus cluster was turned away from province

Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health says the traveller from America who appears to be at the centre of the latest coronavirus cluster did not have pre-approval to … Read More

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of coronavirus on Sunday

Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, meaning there remain only three active cases of the disease in the province. The last new case of … Read More

A look at how Newfoundland and Labrador, P.E.I. plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Starting Monday (June 8) , groups of up to 20 people will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, as long as they observe physical distancing. Up to 19 people will … Read More

P.E.I. extends state of emergency, sets rules for off-Island cottagers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 28, 2020 1:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island has extended … Read More

Coronavirus: N.L. nears 3rd week without new cases, P.E.I. almost a month free

Newfoundland and Labrador is approaching three full weeks without detecting a new case of COVID-19. The province reported no new cases on Monday for the 18th day in a row, … Read More

The New Reality: Bubble between N.B. and P.E.I. ‘best bet’ for tourism industry, travel

This is the third in a series of stories looking at the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maritimes. You can find the full series here.  … Read More

N.L. and P.E.I. remain clear of new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2020 2:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island is reporting … Read More

N.L. reports no new COVID-19 cases for 5th straight day; P.E.I. sees 3rd day clear

Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases of COVID-19 for the fifth day in a row on Wednesday. The province has confirmed 259 cases of the illness and 244 people … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador sees 1st new COVID-19 case in days; P.E.I. clear for 2nd day

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 5, 2020 5:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight … Read More

Coronavirus: No new cases for P.E.I., Newfoundland and Labrador

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2020 5:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island reported no … Read More

Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of coronavirus cases

CHARLOTTETOWN – Canada’s smallest province finds itself in an enviable position during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 26 people who have tested positive since the outbreak began, and 23 of … Read More

N.L. officials warn of COVID-19 risks with aging population as 3rd death reported in province

Early data suggests Newfoundland and Labrador has so far been successful in curtailing the spread of COVID-19, but officials are warning the province’s aging population creates particular risks. Premier Dwight … Read More

COVID-19 patient travelling to P.E.I. transitioned through Moncton airport

The Moncton international airport has issued a warning about an individual with a confirmed case of COVID-19 who travelled through the airport last week. The traveller, one of the COVID-19 … Read More

P.E.I. to provide update on COVID-19 in the province

Dr. Heather Morrison, Prince Edward Island’s Chief Health Officer, is set to provide an update on COVID-19 in the province at 1:30 p.m. AT. On Thursday, Morrison announced four new … Read More

Health officials announce 4 new cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island’s top doctor has announced four new cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total to nine. Dr. Heather Morrison, P.E.I.’s chief health officer, says she received … Read More

Prince Edward Island’s top doctor to provide COVID-19 update

Prince Edward Island’s chief health officer is set to provide an update on COVID-19 in the province at 1:30 p.m. AT. Dr. Heather Morrison confirmed two more positive cases of … Read More

No new coronavirus cases, new screening measures announced for Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island has no new COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, but the province has announced a series of new measures to deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic. As of … Read More

No new reported cases of COVID-19 in PEI on Friday

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 20, 2020 5:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island reported no … Read More

Coronavirus: Liquor, cannabis stores to shut down across P.E.I. on Thursday

Prince Edward Island residents have less than 24 hours to stock up on liquor and cannabis, as the province announced it would be shutting down all non-essential services on Thursday. … Read More

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