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Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

Oldest Family Farm On PEI

The Shaw family was one of the original settlers in Stanhope having arrived on the Falmouth in 1770. [ ... ]

Canadian Tire to build new facility in Victoria Park

In partnership with the City of Charlottetown, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced recently that it will build a universally accessible playground in Victoria Park under Jumpstart’s Inclusive Playground Project initiative. 

At 9,000 square feet, the accessible playground is the first of several to be built across Canada with the help of Jumpstart funding, and will be among the largest universally accessible playgrounds in Prince Edward Island.

Victoria Park is Charlottetown’s most visited park, and the playground will sit next to an accessible pool with accessible amenities close to transit. The groundbreaking is scheduled for June 2018 with an anticipated opening date of August 2018. The playground structure will be a gift from Jumpstart to the City of Charlottetown.

The playground announcement follows Canadian Tire Corporation’s $50 million fundraising commitment over five years in support of Jumpstart Charities’ “Play Finds A Way” movement which focuses on removing accessibility barriers to sport and play. The movement is made up of three distinct programs: the Jumpstart Inclusive Playground Project, Jumpstart Accessibility Grants and the Parasport Jumpstart Fund. The five-year fundraising commitment from Canadian Tire Corporation, will allow Jumpstart to focus funding efforts towards accessible playgrounds, infrastructure and programming in order to provide access to play and sport for children of all abilities.

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Some Upcoming Events

A night to remember

Celebrating Georgina Fane Pope’s military career November 1
Trinity United Church  A night o [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

Album Release: Andrew Waite

November 2
The Mack In early 2017, Andrew Waite decided to craft a new record. The album feels like  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from t [ ... ]

Islanders nominated for Canadian Folk Mu...

The Canadian Folk Music Awards announced the nominees for their 14th edition to be held November 30 [ ... ]