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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — As 2022 attracts to an in depth, here’s a look again at a few of SaltWire Community’s most-read tales of the yr in P.E.I.
Patrons rally round P.E.I. pub following fallout from Trudeau’s go to
What began as assaults on a Charlottetown pub become an outpouring of help after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the enterprise in July.
Lone Oak Brewpub employees have been subjected to hate-filled feedback and cellphone calls after posting a photograph of Trudeau on social media.
It didn’t take lengthy for folks in P.EI. to rally across the enterprise to point out their help.
Residents asking why outsized construction was allowed to be inbuilt Level Prim, P.E.I.
A building venture in Level Prim had some residents questioning why it was allowed to proceed with out correct approval.
An utility for a constructing allow was accepted in 2017 however a second allow in 2021 was denied.
Neighbours stated the constructing on the website is far bigger than was initially accepted.
‘We wish to get again what was stolen from us:’ P.E.I. girl says home, land taken from household 9 years in the past
In August, we introduced readers the story of a P.E.I. girl who has been combating for nearly a decade to recuperate her household’s land and residential that she says have been stolen from them.
Manuela Proenca’s household purchased a plot of land with a home on it, which that they had torn down to interchange with a brand new one.
Proenca stated there have been issues with the standard of the construct.
Finally, the household misplaced their dwelling.
Pink Cross to supply $500 per family to storm-affected P.E.I., Atlantic Canadian households
After post-tropical storm Fiona hit P.E.I., the Canadian Pink Cross distributed reduction cash to assist folks meet their fundamental wants.
Together with the information of the $500 reduction cheques, we continued to report on issues many P.E.I. residents confronted as they tried to get the help that was promised within the storm’s aftermath.
COMMENTARY: Mother of Jacob Simmons devastated over how little time served by impaired driver who killed him
Jacob Simmons was killed June 12, 2020 when a drunk driver hit him whereas he was driving his bike in Kinross.
In July 2022, his mom Brenda Simmons wrote concerning the influence the driving force’s actions and launch from jail had on Jacob’s household.
‘They helped save me’: P.E.I. boxers who have been troubled teenagers reunite 32 years later
In sports activities, 4 males from Charlottetown reunited in 2022 for the primary time in 32 years.
The lads stated becoming a member of a Charlottetown boxing membership within the Nineteen Eighties gave them route and saved their lives.
All 4 males fought for Staff P.E.I. on the 1991 Canada Winter Video games.
P.E.I. roller Brett Gallant displays on Olympic heartbreak and bronze medal
In February, Charlottetown’s Brett Gallant was on the Olympics in Beijing, China, the place his group got here away with bronze medals.
Gallant stated it was an excellent expertise, regardless of the group lacking out on bringing dwelling gold.
An extended historical past: 5 members of Charlottetown’s White household have represented Staff P.E.I. on the Canada Video games
In August, we featured the White household and its athletic legacy with members who represented Staff P.E.I. on the Canada Video games.
That included Wil White who performed baseball on the 2022 video games and his sister Morgan who was there with P.E.I.’s feminine volleyball group.
Their older sister Kaelyn performed softball on the recreation in 2017, their brother was on the province’s hockey group in 2019 and their father Ok.J. coached hockey in 2003.