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2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, t [ ... ]

Creative arts and dance classes

Soul Play Studios is a new studio offering a wide range of classes for kids and adults in the Callbe [ ... ]

Recognizing the contributions of Frank and Dorothy Lewis

Their Honours Dorothy and Frank LewisDuring his six plus years as Lieutenant Governor, Frank Lewis made his presence felt in every community across the Island, enthusiastically attending events of all kind in his role as Queens Representative. If a community or event asked, he made it his mission to accommodate regardless of kilometres logged or potential for scheduling conflicts.

“This dedication endeared the Lieutenant Governor to communities from one end of the Island to another,” says Bruce Howatt, chairman of a committee working to create the Hon. Frank and Dorothy Lewis Community Strength Fund. The endowment fund will be managed by the Community Foundation of Prince Edward Island.

“For more than 50 years Frank and Dorothy have worked to make Island communities stronger. This fund will help honour their legacy and ensure that community-based projects are supported into the future,” he said.

Dorothy Lewis has been a dedicated volunteer in her community, church, Women’s Institute, Queen Elizabeth Hospital for decades.

“Frank and Dorothy opened the doors of Fanningbank to all Islanders. And Islanders opened their doors to Frank and Dorothy. We think it is very important this contribution is permanently recognized,” says Howatt.

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What They Had

November 26–December 2
City Cinema PG, coarse language
Dir: Elizabeth Chomko, US, 101 min. Hilary S [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit for advanc [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]