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Ashley Anne Clark and Jared Perry are the two jury-selected artists for the inaugural year of the Pa [ ... ]

Confederation Centre Choirs

Both the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus and the Confederation Singers (the adult choir at the Cen [ ... ]

Executive Director for Lennon Recovery House

Dianne Young President along with the Board of Directors of Lennon Recovery House have announced the recent hiring of Angela Davies as Executive Director.

Angela begins a one year assignment striving to prepare Lennon Recovery House to open to serve Islanders with addictions and co-occurring mental illness, in recovery and transitioning back to the community. Lennon Recovery House is located in
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An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a lifetime experience. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is granting Cooper’s most heartfelt wish; to travel to PEI to meet his Island family for the first time. As stated by Cooper’s parents on his behalf; “I have family there (on PEI) who would love to meet me. They have been following my
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Community Strength Fund

Community Strength Fund
Recognizing the contributions of Frank and Dorothy Lewis

During 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
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Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the history of its five historic squares. The display is part of the ongoing Picturing a City series that celebrates Charlottetown’s past through photos, stories and artifacts. Entitled, Picturing a City: Historic Squares, the new exhibit features images from the City’s Archival Collection and numerous
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Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to help keep visitors safe.

The Liquor Control Commission is supporting a free shuttle service for Prince Edward Island’s annual folk festival, which will bring musicians and fans from across Canada to the banks of the Brudenell River in Georgetown August 10 to 12. This is the fifth year that the
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Forging ahead

Eric and Dianne Schurman of Malpeque Fine Iron

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

When you enter the grounds of Malpeque Fine Iron Products, you enter a whole other world. You expect the creatures that greet you to start talking. This article cannot do justice to the wow factor of the experience.

Eric and Dianne Schurman are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Malpeque Fine Iron Products. Dianne can’t
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We hear the sea

We hear the sea
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

The sea roared all night, the rain pounded down, and in the morning the shore was strewn with broken crab bodies, flecks of foam, stranded jellyfish, and seaweed tips of brown algae fucus serratus. A cormorant lay dead in the sand, its fluorescent orange hooked upper mandible (beak) clamped perfectly closed over its bottom mandible, its sand-filled eyes staring
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Milkweed for Monarchs

Milkweed for Monarchs
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

There is a buzz around pollinators these days. We’re hearing about them as never before, whether we care about honeybees, Monarch butterflies, or the hundreds of other pollinators that are important contributors to environmental health. Concerns over neonicotinoids, an insecticide used on many PEI crops, are all over the news as scientists document the damage
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Historic churches of the South Shore

Historic churches of the South Shore

At one time the Island was a veritable hotbed of religious fervor, as evidenced by the hundreds of churches that dotted every roadside from North Cape to East Point. Although many of these small churches have now closed, many are still open and thriving and in August the public is invited to visit some of the oldest churches on the South Shore.

A tour of historic churches of the south shore will
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Art Fresh wins Summit Creative Award

Art Fresh is a Best of Show and Silver Winner in the 2018 Summit Creative Award competition in the USA for its two branding projects.​

“It is very exciting that Art Fresh Branding Studio is a Best of Show and Silver Winner in Non-Profit Marketing and Complete Rebrand/Redesign Categories at the 2018 Summit Creative Award Competition! It is a prestigious honour to receive recognition from
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Some Upcoming Events

ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island ...

November 8–10 & 15–17
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Ra [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

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

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

Select dates
City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]