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Herb Day at the Farm Center

The 4th annual Herb Day takes place May 27 from 10 am–4 pm at the Farm Centre, 420 University Aven [ ... ]

Gigantic Yard Sale and Book Sale

Mikinduri Children of Hope will hold their annual Gigantic Yard Sale and Book Sale May 6 from 9 am [ ... ]

Business Hall of Fame

Business Hall of Fame
Beverly Thomson is guest of Junior Achievement PEI

Junior Achievement Prince Edward Island has announced that Beverly Thomson, of CTV’s News Channel, will act as narrator for the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Gala. Thomson’s near 30-year career has taken her around the world, including London, England during 2011’s Royal Wedding build-up to film a series for Canada AM, to Vancouver to co-host CTV’s
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Holland College raise funds for BBBS

Holland College raise funds for BBBS

Holland College students and staff hit the alleys during the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake recently, raising more than $8,200 for the organization, and making the college the top fundraising organization for the event. Nineteen college teams participated, including Hurricanes football and women’s volleyball teams, international students, Business Administration students and
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PEI Cultural Strategy

Islanders encouraged to participate

Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations.

When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online survey, coffeehouse conversations,
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2017 PEI Science Fair awards

Organizers and 45 community partners of the 2017 PEI Science Fair handed out more than $15,000 in prizes to young scientists at the PEI Science Fair awards ceremonies held at the UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre.

The award presentations marked the culmination of a daylong event on the University of Prince Edward Island campus for more than 270 young scientists from 32 Island schools with 196
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Eastern Gateway Master Plan

The City of Charlottetown recently held a public information session to consult with the public on the Eastern Gateway Master Plan.

The Plan is a long-term, forward-thinking document that illustrates how this area of the City could evolve over time and create new private and public development opportunities. The Eastern Gateway area is generally bounded by Cumberland Street, Grafton Street,
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100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

On April 9, the City of Charlottetown will illuminate its bell tower with green, light blue, dark blue and red to represent the coloured badges of the four Canadian Divisions that fought at Vimy Ridge.

The 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge is on April 9, 2017 and the country will mark the occasion with commemorative ceremonies and events at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in
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O'Leary wins Kraft Hockeyville 2017

O'Leary, Prince Edward Island has won the grand prize title of Kraft Hockeyville 2017.

After rising to the top of a pool of 2,946 nominations representing 41% of arenas across Canada, and being named a Top 10 finalist, O’Leary had yet another challenge ahead — receiving enough votes in the East to make it to the Top 2 showdown. O’Leary solidified their position as a Top 2 finalist, receiving the
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100 Day Field Trip

100 Day Field Trip
Social media experiment in business branding

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Social media has taken over our lives. Some will say it is a bad thing, but young Island entrepreneur, Terrence Taylor, uses it to his advantage by using social media as a business branding tool. Along with Lacey Koughan and Charles Range, Taylor will embark on a 100 Day Field Trip on May 6, travelling to 20
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Local heroes

Local heroes

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

Inspirational events abounded this winter. In January there was the Women’s March that spilled over into Charlottetown; in February we walked in support of our Island Muslim neighbors and friends; and in March the International Women’s Day festival saw some of us attempting our very first belly dance. All of these group events gave us badly-needed energy and
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60th annual Daffodil month

60th annual Daffodil month
Celebrating long-time volunteers and raising money for cancer

When loved ones are diagnosed with or die from cancer, friends and family often want to do something to help or honour them. This April, as part of Daffodil Month, Canadian Cancer Society volunteers will be involved in numerous activities to raise money for the fight against cancer.

One such volunteer is Rosaleen Mahoney from
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Some Upcoming Events

A Quiet Passion

April 20–24
City Cinema PG
Dir: Terence Davies, UK, 125 min. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan D [ ... ]

SoPA Spring Showcases

Holland College students of dance, theatre and music April 28–29
Florence Simmons Performance Hall [ ... ]

Making It Home: A Remembrance

May 5 & 6 (*pre-purchase tickets by May 1)
Hillcrest United Church In 1942, long before he was P [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Resistance fighter

Profile: Kathleen Hamilton by Jane Ledwell Contrivances and secrets—lies—they cause a lot [ ... ]

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18 Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibitio [ ... ]

HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]