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Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Summerside Caregiver Conference

Caring for Caregivers, a conference open to all unpaid caregivers of someone with a chronic illness, [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be stopping in various cities and communities across the Maritimes to bring a selection of award-winning short films with compelling stories and visuals directed by Indigenous youth from Eastern Canada to the Indigenous and non-Indigenous public across the country, hoping to help bridge the gap between
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Counting blessings

Counting blessings
Profile: Adam Perry

by Jane Ledwell

By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-half minute short film, A Blessing from the Sea, a “violent thriller” filmed on PEI’s west coast (near Tignish) with mainly Island talent, will have debuted as the closer of the short-film gala at FIN: The Atlantic International Film Festival.

“The film ends on a tense moment, a tense scene” Adam says
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Liam Corcoran's new single on The Strombo Show

The Strombo Show recently premiered "Out Of This World 2," a brand new single from former Two Hours Traffic frontman, Liam Corcoran. Listen to the entire episode here, or jump ahead to the 1:26:00 mark to hear the track. 

Teeming with a War on Drugs-esque sway, "Out Of This World 2" is a song that taps into the uncertainty of life on the road.  

"I was thinking back to all
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4-H PEI Trust Fund launches Centennial Legacy Fundraising Campaign

4-H PEI Trust Fund launches Centennial Legacy Fundraising Campaign

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of 4-H programming on PEI, the 4-H PEI Trust Fund launched its Centennial Legacy Fundraising Campaign at the 4-H Rural Youth Fair held in Crapaud on September 9, 2017.

The Trust Fund was established by the Prince Edward Island 4-H Council in 1987 in order to oversee directed investments of the organization for the long-term enhancement and expansion of 4-H
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Best grilled cheese

Best grilled cheese

With a brand new location at Sobeys EXTRA in Stratford, the Great Island Grilled Cheese Challenge presented by ADL and Dairy Isle took place on September 24. Chef Craig Doucette of Mavors Restaurant was crowned the 2017 Great Island Grilled Cheese Champion.

“The Association of Chefs and Cooks are pleased to present this event every September as a way to showcase the incredible local talent we
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Nationwide survey highlights challenges faced by teenage girls

In advance of International Day of the Girl on Wednesday, October 11 — a day when the global community focuses on the realities facing girls and young women around the world — Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) has released the results of a nationwide Ipsos survey that identifies key challenges confronting teenage girls in Canada. Primary concerns include unrealistic expectations, harmful social
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PEI Porktoberfest

PEI Porktoberfest

This October, Island hog farmers, local markets, and talented chefs will be in the spotlight as PEI Porktoberfest kicks off its 6th annual campaign.

Between October 1 and 12, the campaign focuses on ‘PEI Pork At Home’, with multiple ways for Islanders to celebrate PEI hog farmers by cooking local pork for their own families. This includes pork specials at several local markets, promoting different
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Canadian Songwriting Competition open for entries

The second annual national songwriting competition is bigger than before with the cash component of their Grand Prize at $10,000 and over $40,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. As of October 1, the contest is open to all songwriters (amateur and professional) who are Canadian citizens or who reside in Canada. The competition closes January 31, 2018.

Canadian artists on the judging panel panel
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Some Upcoming Events

Photography Plus

Leona Arsenault exhibit at MacNaught Centre Until November 30
MacNaught Centre Photographer Leona A [ ... ]

Singfest PEI

New community festival promotes singing together October 17, 19, 20 & 21
Various locations Sing [ ... ]

2017 Biz2Biz Expo

East Coast Lifestyle CEO Alex MacLean to speak and Bold Sales Secrets with Paula Morand  Octob [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Full circles

Profile: Aaron Hastelow by Jane Ledwell “Where did the summer go to?” sings the cast of Anne o [ ... ]

The Guest Book: Dr. Alan Reesor

PEI Symphony, then and now On PEI, there is another anniversary besides Canada’s 150th to be cele [ ... ]

Over-the-phone support

Islanders who call 9-1-1 for medical emergencies can now get support over the phone until first resp [ ... ]