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A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 7 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

Notice to dog owners

Trapping Season on PEI is from November 1 to March 31. The PEI Humane Society encourages owners to k [ ... ]

Celebrating Doc’s Marsh on World Water Day

Canadians have a complicated relationship with water. It’s a basic resource that we can’t do without. And yet—too much of it in the wrong place can wreak havoc. There’s a solution: wetlands.

For 80 years, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has conserved these most critical allies on the landscape. In recognition of World Water Day on March 22, they’re highlighting how wetlands help protect our

John William Smith

John William Smith
August 10, 1927—March 16, 2018

First Poet Laureate of Prince Edward Island
Professor Emeritus at UPEI

Poet, father, grandfather, friend.
Woods walker, bird watcher, squirrel feeder.
Rare and ineffably kind.
Knowledge that spanned the universe.
Generosity of spirit.

Visitation to take place
on Saturday, March 24, 2–4 pm
at the Hillsboro Funeral Home in Stratford.
No flowers please, by request of family.

Julia Schurman (Smith)


JA PEI Business Hall of Fame inductees

JA PEI Business Hall of Fame inductees

The Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island (JA PEI) 2018 Inductees into the PEI Business Hall of Fame are: Jason Aspin, Entrepreneur in the PEI Technology and Marine Industries; Michael F. Cassidy, Excellence in Business and Community Leadership; and Rita & Angus MacCormack, Entrepreneurs in the PEI Real Estate & Construction Industry.

The Business Hall

Bon courage

Bon courage
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

February’s slush is giving way to March’s … slush? I recently heard an elderly lady remark that “This winter has been very unsatisfactory.” We have certainly experienced water in a variety of liquid and solid states. At present our garden is under water, but the ground is frozen so it’s possible that the garlic will survive.

The forest has also taken a beating.

Island Spaw

Island Spaw
Boarding and daycare for pets in O’Leary

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

After studying with Blanche Cormier in Moncton, and working at the O’Leary Vet Clinic for several years, Island Spaw owner Tamara Currie ventured out on her own in 2010.

“My confidence wasn’t there on the business side of it all. But my husband truly believed in the future of my success. With loans, support, training and

Easter Seals Ambassador

Easter Seals Ambassador
Braydon White of Georgetown to lead campaign

The Easter Seals campaign was launched recently at the Rodd Charlottetown where the 2018 Campaign Ambassador, Brayden White, was introduced.

Brayden is the 12-year old son of Melvin Ford and lives in Georgetown. He is a student at Georgetown School and has Down syndrome. A supportive group of Rotary members, donors, sponsors and special guests came to

Seniors funding

The following organizations are receiving funding through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP): Recreation PEI Inc. is receiving $24,790 for their Zoomers on the Go! project where seniors involved with the organization will hold workshops on fitness training; PEI Senior Citizens’ Federation is receiving $24, 819 for their The Story of My Life So Far project where seniors capture their

Indigenous youth program

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) and the Northern Council for Global Cooperation (NCGC) in partnership with the Native Council of PEI, the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq’s—Mi’kmaw Conservation Group and Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE) Empowering Youth, will provide 100 young Canadian indigenous youth opportunities to develop international experience.

As part of the

Assisting care providers

The PEI government in 2017 announced a program to give a $700 benefit per month per child to families who care for children for safety reasons. The Grandparents and Care Providers program has been expanded to include all grandparents or other care givers members caring for children. There are currently 88 applications being reviewed and 18 care givers receiving payments. Payments for the program

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Some Upcoming Events

If It’s Alright returns

Catherine MacLellan show booked for another summer Mondays | Tuesdays | Wednesdays
PEI Brewing Compa [ ... ]

Minglewood at The Pourhouse

March 30 & 31
The Pourhouse Catch Maritime rocker Matt Minglewood Solo & Acoustic at the Pou [ ... ]

All the Money in the World

March 23–29
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, gory scenes, graphic violence
Dir: Ridley Scott, US,  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Islanders nominated for 2018 JUNO Awards

Several artists from Prince Edward Island have received 2018 JUNO Award nominations. The East Point [ ... ]

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin in Charlotte...

Indian River Festival presents Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, the award winning bilingual folk/fu [ ... ]

The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You...

The second annual The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You-Can Theatre Festival (PPTF)will offe [ ... ]