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Gary’s Christmas

6th season for sequenced lights and music show Be a part of the 6th season of Gary's Christmas sequ [ ... ]

Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Recognizing family physicians

Family Doctor Day is May 18 and the College of Family Physicians for Prince Edward Island (CFPPEI) is recognizing some of its best for 2018.

Dr. Charles Duffy has been named the Family Doctor of the Year, the college’s highest honour that recognizes an outstanding family physician who best exemplifies what being a family doctor is all about. The college is also recognizing Dr. Keith Bagalole and
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VOLUME 18

Marketing and Communication firm

Four female communication and marketing professionals launched VOLUME 18 today on Prince Edward Island. VOLUME 18 founders Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay, Christina MacLeod and Alicia Arsenault created the firm to provide a flawless, integrated experience to support clients and ensure their stories are heard.

“The four of us bring our marketing, photography,
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73rd anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic

HMCS Queen Charlotte to commemorate in Kensington

On May 6, the members of HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE will commemorate the Battle of the Atlantic by hosting the annual parade and ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial Gardens in Kensington. Also on parade will be the Prince Edward Island Regiment (PEIR) Band, Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp (RCSCC) and the Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party.

Each year on
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Airbnb on the rise

Airbnb on the rise
Property owners on PEI invest in latest tourism trend

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

In 2017 PEI hosted over one million visitors, setting its fourth straight tourism record.

The number of Airbnb accommodation listings in the province has also set a record, with over 300 listings from tip to tip. This new popularity in Airbnb has created new possibilities for tourists travelling here, and
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Small victories

Small victories
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

We live in a very disturbed landscape. There is no other way to look at it. In most other provinces, it is relatively easy to get away into the wilderness—large tracts of wilderness, raging rivers, mountains to climb. In our pastoral province, we have changed the landscape from an Acadian forest system to one that is dominated by farmlands.

In the coming months,
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One thing done

One thing done
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

It feels good to be out raking this time of year. You can look at your pile of leaves and say, there, that’s one thing done.

Little by little we push off our winter quilts of inactivity and slip into lighter summer shawls of sprint to the finish. But it’s a slow start this year. Although the sun rises higher in the sky every day telling us there is no time to
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Earn a Car!

Earn a Car!

Tony Davis, a student in Holland College’s Journalism program, has earned more than just good marks this year. His hard work and dedication have also earned him a brand new 2017 Nissan Micra. Four other students, Rayleen Culleton in the Administrative Assistant program, Scott Hanon in the Culinary Arts program, Andrew Henry in the Sport & Leisure Management program, and Taylor Kimpton in the
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2018 PEI Science Fair prizes

2018 PEI Science Fair prizes

Over $15,000 in prizes, provided by 47 community partners, was handed out to young scientists at the 2018 PEI Science Fair held March 21 at UPEI. More than 210 young scientists from 27 Island schools showcased 152 science projects. The winners list is:

Lieutenant Governors Award—Sophie Macdonald, Bluefield Senior High;
Senior Best In Fair—Amahri Young, Bluefield Senior High (1st);
Intermediate
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CPF PEI Educator of the Year

Canadian Parents for French PEI, a branch of a National network of volunteers, which promotes and creates opportunities for Canadian youth to learn and use French as a second language, has announced the winner of its Educator of the Year Award for the past year. The award is presented annually to a person who has shown exceptional support and dedication to the quality and availability of French
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Étoile Santé Michelle Andrews

Étoile Santé Michelle Andrews

PEI French Health Network’s latest Étoile Santé is nurse Michelle Andrews. Michelle Andrews works at the Western Hospital in Alberton, where she loves having the opportunity to speak French. This quality is part of the assets she brings to the table when on duty at Western Hospital’s emergency department. During one of Michelle’s night shifts, a local resident who was taking care of her grandson
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Some Upcoming Events

Sirens season

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

The Island Christmas Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines December 5–8
Harmony House Theatre Christmas gives us permis [ ... ]

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]