Following public health advice on COVID-19 has Atlantic Canadian premiers shining above the rest, experts say

Two political science experts agree that the four premiers in Atlantic Canada rely on public health advice more so than political motivations when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding … Read More

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 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

Freezers that until recently held choice P.E.I. tuna will now store COVID-19 vaccine

The owner of a bluefin tuna exporting company in eastern Prince Edward Island has offered up two freezers to the provincial government as public health officials prepare to vaccinate Islanders … 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

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

Study says most Atlantic Canadians not travelling outside of home province

A study found that the majority of Atlantic Canadians have not taken advantage of the Atlantic bubble since it was announced in July, with only two in ten residents, on … 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

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

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

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