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Confederation Centre calls for chorister...

Youth choir Confederation Centre Youth Chorus is recruiting for new singers for youth choir. The Ch [ ... ]

Women’s History Month

Share your stories using #ClaimYourPlace Women who have contributed to the social, political, and h [ ... ]

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

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

Island treasures

Island treasures
The New Creative

by Cassandra Bernard

There is a variety of subscription boxes on the market today, but only one of them is a carefully-curated collection of PEI artisan-made products delivered right to your door.

The PEI Treasure Box was launched in the winter of 2016. Founder of the subscription box, Savannah Belsher-MacLean, came up with the idea two years ago but benched the idea for a while

Painted Ladies

Painted Ladies

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

Our cat Huckleberry didn’t come home the other night. We called and called but no gray cat with handsome striped tail showed up, so the lights were turned out and we went to bed. The next morning he still wasn’t around. Our various neighbors hadn’t seen him and it was suggested we go along the road looking in the ditch. No cat in ditches, fortunately, or in

Bleak house

Bleak house
Unexplained events in Gisborne House

by Ivy Wigmore

There was not so much the feeling of a presence in the apartment as an absence—a hollow, echoey feeling. Lonesome but also forbidding, like this misery did not want company. You felt it as soon as you stepped inside, as if you were entering a different emotional zone.

The house had been built in the 1840s as part of the Warblington Estate down by

Health and wellness in French

PEI French Health Network (PEIFHN) has announced that eight groups and organizations in PEI will share over $20,000 to implement their projects to support health and wellness in French. They are: Centre de la petite enfance L’Île enchantée for a program creating a stimulating environment for our children’s global health; Le Conseil Rév. S-É. Perrey inc. Maplewood Coffee Shop for training; Village

New L-G for PEI

New L-G for PEI
Antoinette Perry appointed as next lieutenant-governor

Their Honours the Honourable H. Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island and Mrs. Dorothy Lewis offer their sincere congratulations to Antoinette Perry on her appointment as Prince Edward Island’s next lieutenant governor.

“Dorothy and I are happy to welcome Antoinette Perry to Canada’s vice-regal community,” says His Honour.

New Mi’kmaq centre to be built

A new agreement was signed recently by Premier Wade MacLauchlan, minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs; and the board of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island, which is composed of the chiefs and councillors of Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations.

Under this new agreement, the provincial government will invest $2.2 million to assist in the construction of a new commercial and

Over-the-phone support

Islanders who call 9-1-1 for medical emergencies can now get support over the phone until first responders arrive. The Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) system allows 9-1-1 dispatchers to give directions such as CPR over the phone.  Since August, dispatchers supported 15 cardiac-arrest callers with CPR instruction; allergic reaction callers were instructed how to administer an epinephrine

White Poppies for Peace

The Island Peace Committee will distribute White Poppies for Peace. White Poppies are worn in the run-up to Remembrance Day. White Poppies have been worn in this way for over 80 years. They represent remembrance for all victims of war, a commitment to peace, and a challenge to attempts to glamourise or celebrate war. White poppies are available at the VRC, 81 Prince St, Charlottetown. Info: IPC, 902-368-7337

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Some Upcoming Events

Collateral at Confed Centre Art Gallery

November 10
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Improvisational music trio Collateral plays at the Conf [ ... ]

Singfest PEI

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

Blues Bash for the Christmas Miracle

November 18
The Old Triangle and The Pourhouse The 8th Annual Blues Bash for the Christmas Miracle w [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]