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Concussion Awareness

Work is underway to better support the 1,500 Islanders each year who experience concussions, and also provide education on how to prevent the injuries. The PEI government will provide UPEI with $210,000 over the next 3 years to develop the Concussion Awareness Program. The funding will be matched by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. The Concussion Awareness Program will focus on
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Province supporting NB flood relief

Prince Edward Island is supporting New Brunswick flood relief efforts with volunteers and financial assistance — and there are many more ways Islanders can give. 

Canadian Red Cross volunteers from the province have arranged emergency shelter for nearly 300 people displaced by flooding, and more Islanders are prepared to go if needed. In addition, the provincial government is donating $25,000
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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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