P.E.I.’s Chief Public Well being Officer Dr. Heather Morrison discouraged Islanders from travelling to Moncton this Thanksgiving weekend, as Moncton and Campbellton moved to attempt to include a spate of COVID-19 instances that introduced the variety of energetic instances within the province to 37.
The variety of Islanders who both have jobs or are in search of one continued to fall in September, in keeping with Statistics Canada’s labour pressure survey. The variety of jobs within the economic system additionally fell for the primary time since April.
The P.E.I. Command of the Royal Canadian Legion says there might be fewer volunteers promoting poppies in particular person this yr resulting from COVID-19 however they nonetheless hope to lift as a lot cash as ever.
Retailers report gross sales of fall bulbs on P.E.I. have been brisk, maybe as folks proceed to give attention to beautifying their environment at dwelling in the course of the pandemic.
The Scarecrows within the Metropolis Pageant runs till Oct. 18. (Shane Ross/CBC)
Islanders leaving pubs in Charlottetown is likely to be doing a number of double-takes this weekend. Scarecrows are popping up in every single place all around the sidewalks and elsewhere as the primary Scarecrows within the Metropolis Pageant will get underway — with bodily distancing in thoughts, in fact.
UPEI mentioned it would host Thanksgiving dinner for college students unable to journey dwelling for the vacations, after college officers urged college students to not journey exterior the Atlantic bubble.
Costs for P.E.I. tuna have plummeted by as a lot as 50 per cent as restaurant demand has fallen this fall, fishermen say.
There have been 61 confirmed instances of COVID-19 on the Island, with 58 thought-about recovered. There have been no hospitalizations or deaths, and there’s no proof of neighborhood unfold.
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