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ACT Audition Notice

ACT (a community theatre) will stage 12 Angry Women in the round at four Island venues April 26–Ma [ ... ]

Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Historic photo exhibit

Historic photo exhibit

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum to create a historic exhibit entitled Picturing A City: We Remember Them, depicting the City of Charlottetown and its citizens during the war.

November 11, 2018 marked 100 years since the armistice that caused fighting to cease in the First World War. City Staff have opened up their archival collections and

Our little whale

Our little whale
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

You never know how a day is going to unfold. You think you do, but you don’t.

One morning after a heavy rain we went to the woods to see if a new crop of chanterelles had appeared. Sure enough, dozens of golden Cantharellus cibarius were proudly pushing their way up through the mossy forest floor. All perfectly clean, no slugs lurking underneath. Yay! Snip snip

Teaching award

Teaching award

Dr. Greg Doran, chair and association professor of English at UPEI and coordinator of UPEI’s theatre studies program recently received the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Distinguished Teaching Award recognizing outstanding teaching over a number of years. From the award citation: “Dr. Greg Doran has influenced and inspired countless students with his energy, enthusiasm, and passion.”

Senior Islanders of the Year

Five Islanders have been named 2018’s Senior Islanders of the Year for their contributions to Island communities. Grace Blackette, Evelyn Jenkins, Kaye Larkin, Ann Sherman, and Fairley Yeo received their awards in Summerside recently from Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy and PEI Seniors Secretariat Chair Paul H. Schurman. They were honoured for their volunteerism, artistic

Governor’s Award

Glenaladale recognized by National Trust for Canada

The National Trust for Canada recently announced the Glenaladale Heritage Trust as a recipient of its 2018 Governors’ Awards for its impressive accomplishments to date in securing an exciting future for the historic Glenaladale Estate in Prince Edward Island.

The National Trust’s Governors’ Awards are non-juried awards given at the discretion of

Etsy anniversary

Etsy anniversary
Etsy Markets in PEI celebrate five years

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

This fall Etsy Team PEI celebrates five years of hosting markets. Suzanne Scott, Team Captain of Etsy Team PEI and owner of Village Pottery and Potter’s Parlour, says having the markets locally has created awareness towards Etsy (a global marketplace for buying and selling handmade products) as well as providing

East Pointing

East Pointing
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

It took me a while to discover the beauty of East Point, the northeast tip of Prince Edward Island that juts into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The province has so many exquisite vistas and lighthouses, and East Point always seemed like a long drive. But as my passion for birding grew, and I followed the reports of other birders, I regularly noticed interesting

9th UPEI Chancellor

9th UPEI Chancellor
Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed

The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the 9th Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island.

Dr. Callbeck is a retired business leader and senator, and former premier of the province of PEI. The native of Central Bedeque, PEI, was unanimously elected to the volunteer position earlier this year by UPEI’s Board of Governors. As

T3 Transit celebrates 13 years

T3 Transit recently celebrated its 13th anniversary of service in Charlottetown, growing from 75 passenger fares on its first day to nearly 3,000 passenger fares on the same day, 13 years later. September marked transit’s biggest month ever with 62,964 passenger fares. There were 58,962 passenger fares in September 2018, up from 50,751 in September 2017.

Child care subsidy

The child-care subsidy provided by the PEI government is increasing. The private sitter rate is increasing from $20 to $30 a day for infants and $20 to $25 for children two years and older; the before and after-school child care half-day rate is increasing from $10 to $15 and the full day rate is increasing from $20 to $30; and the number of families who will receive full subsidy is increasing

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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Mark Critch

November 14
Florence Simmons Performance Hall On November 14 at 7:30 pm, Bookmark, Charlottetown’s [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
Select locations Sirens is  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
like [ ... ]

A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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