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Xplornet to invest $500M to upgrade wireless, internet service in rural areas

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Xplornet Communications Inc. says it plans to spend $500 million over the next five years to update its network to provide fifth-generation wireless services and faster internet in rural parts of Canada.

U Sports Roundup: Golden Pandas edge Toronto

CHARLOTTETOWN — Alexandra Poznikoff scored two goals, including the game-winner, as the Alberta Pandas edged the Toronto Varsity Blues 3-2 on Friday in quarterfinal action at the U Sports women's hockey championship.

Assessment complete of Charlottetown woman charged in deaths of two infants

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Crown says the psychiatric assessment of a Charlottetown woman accused of causing the death of two infants is complete.
Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

NEWCASTLE, N.B. — Kevin Vickers, hailed as a hero for helping to end the 2014 attack on Parliament Hill, is making a leap to politics with a bid for the leadership of New Brunswick's Opposition Liberals.
N.L., Ottawa pledge $40 million in greenhouse gas reduction programs

N.L., Ottawa pledge $40 million in greenhouse gas reduction programs

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador have pledged more than $40 million to programs aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions over the next three years.

Guelph, Montreal advance to U Sports women's hockey semis

CHARLOTTETOWN — Rookie Nicole MacKinnon scored the game-winning goal as the No. 3 Guelph Gryphons defeated the defending champion Manitoba Bisons 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the 2019 U Sports women's hockey championship.
Man killed daughter to make his estranged wife suffer, Crown tells murder trial

Man killed daughter to make his estranged wife suffer, Crown tells murder trial

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Crown prosecutor says a Newfoundland man murdered his five-year-old daughter in a calculated plan to inflict suffering on her mother, his estranged wife. A St. John's, N.L.

QMJHL Roundup: Hunter Drew lifts Islanders to 3-2 OT win over Titan

CHARLOTTETOWN — Hunter Drew scored 3:01 into overtime as the Charlottetown Islanders slipped past the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-2 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Alberta Pandas forward Alex Poznikoff earns top player award

CHARLOTTETOWN — Alberta Pandas forward Alex Poznikoff has been named the U Sports women's hockey player of the year. The Edmonton native received the Broderick Trophy on Wednesday night as national championship week kicked off.
Kevin Vickers to announce Friday if he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers to announce Friday if he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

FREDERICTON — Former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers is expected to announce Friday whether he intends to seek the Liberal leadership in New Brunswick.
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