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Black History Month 2017

February is Black History Month. It is an opportun...

Summerside Taletellers Storytelling Circle

The Summerside Taletellers Storytelling Circle mee...

Syrian life and culture presentation

Join Dima Mreash, a recent immigrant from Syria to...

Queens County Music Festival

The Queens County Music Festival will be held Apri...

Summerside Mayor's Heritage Tea & Awards

The Summerside Mayor's Heritage Tea will recognize...

Walk in Silence for Victims of Family Violence

The annual Walk in Silence for Victims of Family V...

Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday takes place March 4 at the Montague...

Film screening: The Real Thing: Coca, Democracy and Rebellion in Bolivia

As part of International Development Week (Februar...

Call for submissions: 2017 PARC Playwright's Colony

Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC) will b...

Clyde River Lectures

The 5th Annual Clyde River Lectures hosted by...

Health literacy workshops

Health information sessions will be offered at Mar...

Painting workshop

Artist Sandi Komst is offering an acrylic workshop...

2017 Winter Active Campaign

The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department...

Women's improv

WITTY Mama is offering two 12-week class options t...

Energy efficient home design

Building homes that are environmentally sound and...

Parks and Recreation Winter Programs

The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation D...

Order of PEI nominations

The Order of Prince Edward Island Advisory Council...

Text donations to United Way

The United Way of Prince Edward Island has launche...

Income Tax volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed to help file simple income t...

PEI Party Line

The PEI Party Line, a free telephone information s...

Bowl for Kids Sake teams needed

With your support, Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI...

Building a Better Home

The City of Charlottetown and EfficiencyPEI invite...

Environmental Coalition AGM

The Environmental Coalition of PEI will hold its a...

Family Sundays at CCAG

From January to April, gather up the kids and head...

Saturday Art Classes at the Gallery

The winter session begins February 4 for Saturday...

Tapestries Community Choir

Tapestries Community Choir regular rehearsals are...

Writing Erotica

PEI Writers’ Guild workshop The PEI Writers’ Guild...

Student Entrepreneurship Award offered

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce...

International Development Week

International Development Week (IDW) is celebrated...

Free Parks passes

Parks Canada is providing free Discovery Passes in...

Coldest Night of the Year 2017

5th annual fundraising walk for Harvest HousePEI T...

Family Literacy Day

The PEI Public Library Service and the PEI Literac...

Salt Spring National Art Prize

2017 call for artist submissions offering $30,000...

Some Neighbours: Episode 4 — The Seniors Awaken

The Miltonvale Community Players are back onstage...

Murder Mystery Night

There will be a Murder Mystery Night at 9 pm March...

Summerside Culture & Heritage Awards nominations deadline

Culture Summerside invites nominations for the ann...

2017 Festival of Wines

The 2017 Festival of Wines is scheduled for May 26...

Institute of Island Studies launches The Bartmann Project

Dr. Barry Bartmann was an undergraduate at Waterlo...

Institute of Island Studies web repository

If you missed any of the Institute of Island...

Your Girlfriends' Guide To Having A Baby

Informative evening for new and soon–to-be-moms Yo...

City of Charlottetown budget

The City of Charlottetown’s Finance, Audit and Ten...

Road to the Roar

Tickets are now available for the Road to the Roar...

SnowPass

The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is a national program...

2017 Brain Injury Association calendar

The Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Isla...

Canadian Songwriting Competition

The first annual Canadian Songwriting Competition...

Students—Why is PEI so great?

Canada will mark its 150th birthday in 2017 and to...

2017 Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards Call for Submissions

The PEI Writers’ Guild invites submissions to the...

Great Blue Heron draw

Dave Broderick of Alberton has carved and painted...

Engage PEI

Through Engage PEI, Islanders are invited to apply...

Beaconsfield open for tours

Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was considered one of...

Healthy eating classes with Margaret Prouse

The Community of Miltonvale Park is hosting severa...

PEI Aboriginal Business Mixer

Are you an Aboriginal business person? Are you int...

Host The Dining Room

ACT is seeking one final house to host their produ...

Definitely Not The Symphony

Definitely Not The Symphony (DNTS) is a fun group...

TD Under-30 Tickets

TD Bank and Confederation Centre of the Arts have...

Square dance lessons

Canadian Olde Tyme square dance classes for beginn...

Charlottetown Toastmasters Breakfast Club

Toastmasters are a nonprofit educational worldwide...

Watershed photography contest

The Friends of Covehead and Brackley Bays are spon...

Be a Big Brother/Big Sister

Make a difference with Big Brothers Big Sisters. P...

Stanhope Historical Society

The Stanhope Historical Society's Heritage meeting...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denomina...

PEI Genealogical Society

The PEI Genealogical Society will meet February 25...

Be an In-School Mentor

Retired and looking for your next big adventure? S...

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild will meet on the t...

Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third...

A Course in Miracles

Every Friday at 6 pm a group meets for an in depth...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Programs continue at Seniors Active Living Centre,...

Premiere Toastmasters Club

Communicate with Confidence Want to improve your c...

Support for home heating

The Salvation Army offers the annual home heating program which is supported by the PEI Petroleum Marketers Association and the provincial government to help Island families most in need. In 2017 the province will increase its annual contribution of more than $120,000 by an additional $15,000. Islanders can contact the Salvation Army for information on how to apply.

Highway Traffic Act

The amendments to the Highway Traffic Act will increase the fines for unauthorized people using accessible parking spaces from $100 to $200. The amendment will also change some of the wording of the act so that spaces once referred to as “disabled parking spaces” will be known as “designated accessible parking spaces”; references to “persons with physical disabilities” will be replaced with the words “persons with mobility impairments.” 

Startup Grads

 Startup Grads

Startup Zone resident companies Airbly, Rabbit Hole Studios, Screen Breaker Games, Storybrush Studios, and Stay Golden Apparel graduated from the Startup Zone residency program recently. These companies (with the exception of Stay Golden Apparel) moved into the Startup Zone in June when the centre first opened. Stay Golden Apparel joined the program in Sept as a member of the Propel ICT Fall 2016
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Upgrades at Hillsborough Hospital

$600,000 will be invested into security and safety upgrades at Hillsborough Hospital. The investment will allow facility wide closed-circuit television, added security features in two patient units, and new electrical and fire panels to be added in the building. Planning for the security upgrades is underway with the goal of completing the work by March 31, 2017. Hillsborough Hospital provides
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Vision 2021

A new five year strategy for tourism was presented to industry at the annual general meeting of the Tourism Association of Prince Edward Island. Vision 2021 explores new opportunities and product offerings like expanding the tourism season, an enhanced coastal drive offering, improved aboriginal tourism, and further developing the Confederation Trail.

New trapping restrictions

Trapping will be restricted on an additional 800 hectares (1,977 acres) of public land identified by the Government of Prince Edward Island in cooperation with the PEI Trapper’s Association. There are now 3,525 hectares (8,710 acres) of public land in the province that are closed to trapping. The land chosen for trapping restriction was selected because it is used for activities including dog
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Off-highway vehicle guidebook

A new guidebook to educate how to operate off-highway vehicles safely and legally was developed in response to multiple instances of crop damage on farms across PEI due to snowmobiles and ATVs. It is a joint effort of the PEI Federation of Agriculture and the provincial departments of Agriculture and Fisheries, Communities Land and Environment, and Justice and Public Safety together with the PEI
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Safe spaces for children

Government is partnering with CHANCES and PEI Family Resource Centres to provide safe and neutral places for children to be picked up or to spend time with a parent. There are now ten supervised access and exchange sites in PEI. Supervised access is a type of visitation between a parent and their children that takes place with a trained, independent service provider. The visiting place has toys
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Some Upcoming Events

The Shack Wacky Review

February 3 & 4
PEI Brewing Company Comedian Patrick Ledwell and musician Mark Haines present “ [ ... ]

Discover the artists

Sharon Craig and Carol Gordon at MacNaught Centre in S’side Until January 31
MacNaught Centre For [ ... ]

Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble

February 21
The Pourhouse The Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble will be making regular winter appearances  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Singing together

Profile: Margot Rejskind by Jane Ledwell There’s lots to be said for waving your arms and having [ ... ]

Salt Spring National Art Prize

2017 call for artist submissions offering $30,000 in awards  The Salt Spring National Art Priz [ ... ]

Centre 150

Confederation Centre of the Arts unveils 2017 projects Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlott [ ... ]