Archive for the ‘News/Canada/PEI’ Category

Why a P.E.I. Paralympian is ‘so disappointed’ Calgary voted against 2026 Olympic bid

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Billy Bridges

A no vote in a plebiscite in Calgary appears to have ended that city's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and sledge hockey Paralympian Billy Bridges is struggling to figure out why.

Dad gets 1st hole-in-one — and $10K prize — during memorial golf tournament for late son

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
Bruce MacKay

An Island man believes a recent hole-in-one was likely divine intervention.

Brodie McCarthy mourned at Montague high school after rugby game death

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Brodie McCarthy

Students and staff at Montague Regional High School in Prince Edward Island are grieving Monday after one of its student athletes died from a head injury suffered during a school rugby game.

Young P.E.I. cancer survivor throws a strike at Blue Jays game

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Cancer survivor Harrison Maye at Blue Jays games

Seven-year-old Harrison Maye made the most of his opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays game Wednesday night.

Team Canada faces ‘strong field’ at curling worlds, says Gallant

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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P.E.I. curler Brett Gallant says the Canadian team will have to be sharp to compete in a balanced field at the World Curling Championship, starting this weekend in Edmonton.

Don Cherry, others surprised and shocked at Gerard Gallant firing

Monday, November 28th, 2016
Gerard Gallant and Don Cherry

Hockey commentator Don Cherry and others are expressing surprise about P.E.I. native Gerard Gallant's firing as head coach of the Florida Panthers.

Heather Moyse to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

Monday, November 14th, 2016
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P.E.I.'s Heather Moyse will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame — becoming only the second Canadian and the first female Canadian.

Warren Sapp, former NFL star, hams it up with P.E.I. tuna

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Warren Sapp

NFL Hall-of-Famer and former Super Bowl champion Warran Sapp appears to have enjoyed his trip to P.E.I., posting pictures of his tuna fishing excursion off North Lake to his Instagram account.

South Korean Olympic hopeful gets valuable ice time at UPEI

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
Ye Eun Park UPEI women's hockey

The UPEI women's hockey team has an Olympic hopeful on the squad for the second time: Ye Eun Park, a member of the South Korean women's national team, is getting valuable ice time in the lead-up to 2018.

Olympic sprinter Jared Connaughton announces retirement

Friday, August 29th, 2014
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P.E.I.’s noted sprinter Jared Connaughton, the Maritime record holder for the 100 and 200-metre event and a two-time Olympian, has announced his retirement in an exclusive interview with CBC News Friday.