remax pei: AMAZING COUNTRY HOME MINUTES TO CITY!! - 12/09/08 06:45 AM
AMAZING COUNTRY HOME MINUTES TO CITY! This amazing family home is the oerfect mix of country living only minutes to the city.Property features include:all new windows,renovated kitchen,seperate living and dining rooms,and a main floor office/study. Large lot and detached garage make this home a must to see. Electric hot water heater, new sub-well pump, insulation throughout. New second floor bathroom,shingles, sheathing,painting, flooring, hedgegrow program home with over 350 trees planted,new amp 200 service, steel roof and many more updates.This home won`t last long @ 225,000 so call Adam today @ 902-629-4997 with any questions or to set up a private viewing.All … (1 comments)

remax pei: P.E.I. out to restore the reputation of the maligned Malpeque oyster - 12/09/08 06:26 AM
The provincial government has set December as "Celebration of the Oyster" month, in the wake of media reports calling into question the quality of Malpeque oysters, once considered among the world's best.
Last week, the province called together local media to showcase Malpeque oysters - complete with photo ops of Premier Robert Ghiz slurping them off the half shell.
While the Malpeque name still carries weight, the oyster's reputation took a hit recently when some prominent names in the oyster industry singled them out for criticism. Seventy per cent of the Malpeque oyster fishery is wild, and that causes some problems … (1 comments)

remax pei: Housing starts fall 21% as condo construction slows: CMHC - 12/09/08 06:23 AM
November housing starts fell to 172,000 units, representing a 21.6 per cent decline in year-over-year comparisons, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said Monday.
The federal agency attributed the decline in part to slumping demand in the condo market.
"Note that at the beginning of the new millennium, Canada posted strong housing start levels given a pent-up demand that existed then," said Bob Dugan.
"Over the last few years, this excess demand gradually decreased and our forecast for 2008 and 2009 reflects this new reality with housing starts, more aligned with long run demographic demand."
Seasonally adjusted urban multiple starts fell … (1 comments)

remax pei: Atlantic premiers urge federal government to stimulate economy now!!! - 12/09/08 06:19 AM
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Efforts by the federal government to stimulate the country's slumping economy must accelerate programs already announced and invest in projects being started by the provinces, the Atlantic premiers said Monday.
"Rather than creating some new national program that may take a year for the dollars to start flowing, there's an opportunity now to be flexible and to dovetail into our existing programs and allow that accelerated investment immediately," said New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham.
Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz, New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham, left, and Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald, right, share a laugh at the … (1 comments)

remax pei: Quebecers head to the polls? what does it mean for Canada?? - 12/08/08 06:47 AM
Quebecers are heading to the polls Monday to vote in their second provincial election in as many years.
The Quebec Liberal Party, the Action Démocratique du Québec and the Parti Québécois all hope to form the next government.
Liberal Leader Jean Charest called a snap election this fall on the grounds he needs a majority to steer the province through the global financial crisis.
The ADQ is hoping to hold on to its unprecedented gains made in the 2007 election when it elected 41 members to the legislature and formed Quebec's official opposition. Two members crossed the floor to join the … (0 comments)

remax pei: Ignatieff poised to replace Dion with support of Liberal caucus vote. Don't let this happen!!! - 12/08/08 06:44 AM
Michael Ignatieff, who enjoys the support of a majority of Grit MPs and senators, appears poised to become federal Liberal leader at a caucus meeting Wednesday when Stéphane Dion is expected to step down.
The prospect of a caucus vote installing Ontario MP Ignatieff in the top Liberal job emerged late Sunday after the party's national executive gave a rough reception to a last-minute proposal to give all party members a vote by a combination of phone and online ballots early next month.
No final decision was made but insiders said it appeared the proposal, supported by rival Bob Rae, will … (0 comments)

remax pei: Coalition government??? What do we do??? - 12/08/08 06:40 AM
More than 100 Conservative supporters gathered in Charlottetown Saturday to voice their approval of the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and to denounce efforts to defeat it in Parliament.
The Liberals and the NDP delivered a letter to Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean last week saying Harper had lost the confidence of the House of Commons and they were ready to form a coalition government to replace him. However, Harper succeeded in getting Jean to prorogue Parliament before a vote of no confidence could take place.
Malpeque MP and Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea spoke at the rally in front … (0 comments)

remax pei: Be Safe this winter!!! Canadian Red Cross promotes readiness for anything this winter ! - 12/08/08 06:38 AM
The trees were thick with ice, electric poles were down across the province and hundreds of Islanders were left in the dark and cold, but Barb Mullally didn't blink an eye when she got the call for aid. As a disaster management trainer and co-ordinator, last winter's ice storm was just the kind of emergency event Mullally has been trained to help handle. She put in 14-hour days helping stranded Islanders as Maritime Electric crews worked to restore downed power lines. And with more than 300 damaged utility poles throughout central and western Prince Edward Island, it took the utility seven … (0 comments)

remax pei: rGas prices drop again - 12/08/08 06:35 AM
Gas prices continue to plummet on Prince Edward Island.The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission announced the following petroleum pricing decisions, effective 12:01 a.m., Saturday:- Gasoline prices will decrease by 2.5 cents per litre (cpl); - Furnace and stove oil prices will decrease by 5.0 cpl; - Diesel prices will decrease by 5.0 cpl.There will be no changes to propane pricing at this time. Including taxes, pump prices for regular unleaded gasoline at self-serve outlets will now range from 73.1 cpl to 75.2 cpl.
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remax pei: Alberta bankruptcies rise as oilsands downturn cools economy!! - 12/08/08 06:32 AM
CALGARY - More and more people have been streaming into bankruptcy trustee Bruce Alger's office in recent months, as a slowdown in the all-important energy sector begins to weigh on the livelihoods of everyday Albertans.Not long ago, Alberta was considered Canada's economic juggernaut, as torrid development in the oilsands created scores of high-paying jobs and rampant economic growth.But oil prices have been decimated since hitting an all-time high of US$147 in July. On Friday, the crude contract closed at a four-year low of $40.81 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.The staggering fall in oil prices has caused many producers to put … (0 comments)

remax pei: Historian suggests P.E.I. has much to learn from Iceland - 05/08/08 06:45 AM
P.E.I. could learn a thing or two from Iceland in giving Islanders more cause to remain in the province to work and raise their families, says a local historian."I'm very impressed with Iceland as a model of a dynamic, small island culture in society,'' said Harry Baglole, former director of the Institute of Island Studies at UPEI."I think we have much to learn from it.''Baglole said Prince Edward Island needs to work more towards economic independence, noting that Iceland is a prosperous place that sees its people commonly study in Scandinavia and North America only to return home to find good … (1 comments)

remax pei: Red Cross makes call for Burma aid - 05/08/08 06:43 AM
The Red Cross on P.E.I. is now accepting donations for victims of the cyclone in Burma.
On Tuesday authorities in Burma made a plea for foreign aid. Cyclone Nargis struck Burma, also known as Myanmar, on Saturday. Twenty-two thousand people have been confirmed dead, and tens of thousands more are homeless.
Canada has promised $2 million in aid, and various relief organizations are rallying to the cause. Marcia Carrol of the Prince Edward Island Red Cross is urging Islanders to help.
"We need to be aware that these types of disasters are increasing, and we need to help our fellow human being just as … (1 comments)

remax pei: P.E.I. beef plant losses increasing again - 05/08/08 06:41 AM
The Atlantic Beef Products plant in Albany, P.E.I. lost $550,000 in April, and has lost $3.5 million since last June.
Agriculture Minister Neil LeClair believes fortunes at the plant can still improve. (CBC) Losses at the plant had been improving. Early last year it was losing $500,000 a month, but by late summer those losses had been cut in half.
The Opposition said it's time the government did something to stop the growing tide of red ink. He was also concerned about beef farmers who are waiting up to six weeks to get paid.
"They have to go out and get a manager and … (0 comments)

remax pei: Iran predicts oil prices will rise to $200 a barrel - 05/08/08 06:37 AM
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's oil minister has predicted the price of oil will rise to $200 per barrel in the near future.
Oil prices jumped to a record near $124 a barrel for the first time this week.
Traders at the New York Mercantile Exchange deal in crude oil options on Wednesday, May 7, 2008. Oil prices steadied Wednesday after hitting a record near $123 a barrel in the previous day's session on worries over supply disruptions. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSs/Mark Lennihan IRNA news agency quotes minister Gholam Hossein Nozari as saying the time when the price of oil is $200 a barrel is … (1 comments)

remax pei: Oil rises above $123 US a barrel - 05/08/08 06:34 AM
The price of oil prices hit another new high as it topped $123 US a barrel on Wednesday, despite a U.S. government report that showed a large rise in oil stockpiles for last week.
The U.S. government's Energy Information Agency said oil stockpiles grew by 5.62 million barrels last week.
In volatile trading, the price of oil hit a new intraday high of $123.80 US a barrel. Oil later settled at $123.43 US a barrel, up $1.69 US from Tuesday's settlement price.
The U.S government said gasoline supplies grew by 800,000 barrels to 211.9 million barrels, while supplies of distillates, such as home heating … (6 comments)

remax pei: Canada’s Q4 labour productivity drops; annual growth modest: StatsCan - 04/17/08 02:41 PM
Canada's labour productivity fell for the first time in more than a year in the fourth quarter as GDP growth slowed while hours worked continued to increase steadilyProductivity lost 0.8 per cent in the fourth quarter, after posting a slight 0.1 increase in each of the previous two quarters.For all of 2007, labour productivity increased a mere 0.5 per cent, the lowest annual increase since 2004.For U.S. businesses, the quarterly labour productivity decelerated significantly in the fourth quarter, increasing only 0.2 per cent, after rising 1.6 in the third quarter.Despite this slowdown, U.S. businesses had a revised growth of 1.9 per … (0 comments)

remax pei: Consumers to hold up Canadian economic growth to 2.2 per cent in 2008 - 04/17/08 02:39 PM
The Conference Board says robust consumer spending this year will shelter the Canadian economy from the U.S. recession.The economic think-tank says the Canadian economy will expand by 2.2 per cent in 2008, among the most optimistic of recent private sector forecasts.The Board says Canadian exporters and manufacturers will have a miserable year in the face of waning U.S. demand.But consumer spending, which was the major driving force behind last year's 2.7 per cent growth, will hold up despite the U.S. slowdown.The Conference Board notes that consumer spending grew at an annualized rate of 7.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of … (0 comments)

remax pei: Housing starts brisk in March; Q1 numbers up over a year ago: CMHC - 04/17/08 02:38 PM
Housing starts brisk in March; Q1 numbers up over a year ago: CMHC The Canadian PressCanada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reports the annual rate of housing starts was 254,700 units in March, down slightly from 255,600 units in February.For the first quarter of 2008, actual starts, in rural and urban areas combined, were up about 12.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.CMHC's chief Economist Bob Dugan says the strong showing in March is largely due to construction of multiple-family dwellings, particularly condominiums.Dugan says construction starts among single-detached homes, usually a strong trend indicator, decreased slightly.CMHC predicts the housing … (0 comments)

remax pei: Rising dollar, auto shutdowns slow Canada's economic growth - 03/29/08 07:39 AM
Canada's real gross domestic product grew 2.7 per cent in 2007 but the economy slowed sharply in the fourth quarter, brought on by a rising dollar, auto shutdowns and a squeeze on exports to the weakening American economy. The Canadian economy grew at an annualized rate of 0.8 per cent in the fourth quarter, compared with 0.6 per cent growth for the U.S. economy, Statistics Canada reported Monday.
The latest figures on the economy will likely put more pressure on the Bank of Canada to cut interest rates by up to half a point Tuesday at the first rate-setting meeting headed … (2 comments)

remax pei: Bad news about Clear Channel buyout hits BCE share price - 03/29/08 07:37 AM
Clear Channel Communications, the object of a $19.5-billion US buyout offer, says bankers involved in the deal are still dragging their feet, even though a Texas judge seemed to say they must lend the needed money.
The situation is being watched from Canada for signs that comparable financing problems might thwart a proposed $52-billion Cdn buyout of phone giant BCE Inc.
BCE Three-month chartSuspense about funding has kept the market value of BCE shares well below the promised buyout price of $42.75 Cdn.
Apparently pushed lower by the Clear Channel news, BCE closed Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange at $35.21, down $1.73. It was as low as $34.68 during … (2 comments)

 

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