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AVC open house

The Atlantic Veterinary College's 30th annual Open House will take place September 29 from 10 am–2 [ ... ]

SingFest PEI 2018

October 20 is World Singing Day and PEI will celebrate with at a week-long celebration called SingFe [ ... ]

JA PEI Business Hall of Fame inductees

JA PEI Business Hall of Fame inductees

The Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island (JA PEI) 2018 Inductees into the PEI Business Hall of Fame are: Jason Aspin, Entrepreneur in the PEI Technology and Marine Industries; Michael F. Cassidy, Excellence in Business and Community Leadership; and Rita & Angus MacCormack, Entrepreneurs in the PEI Real Estate & Construction Industry.

The Business Hall

Bon courage

Bon courage
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

February’s slush is giving way to March’s … slush? I recently heard an elderly lady remark that “This winter has been very unsatisfactory.” We have certainly experienced water in a variety of liquid and solid states. At present our garden is under water, but the ground is frozen so it’s possible that the garlic will survive.

The forest has also taken a beating.

Island Spaw

Island Spaw
Boarding and daycare for pets in O’Leary

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

After studying with Blanche Cormier in Moncton, and working at the O’Leary Vet Clinic for several years, Island Spaw owner Tamara Currie ventured out on her own in 2010.

“My confidence wasn’t there on the business side of it all. But my husband truly believed in the future of my success. With loans, support, training and

Easter Seals Ambassador

Easter Seals Ambassador
Braydon White of Georgetown to lead campaign

The Easter Seals campaign was launched recently at the Rodd Charlottetown where the 2018 Campaign Ambassador, Brayden White, was introduced.

Brayden is the 12-year old son of Melvin Ford and lives in Georgetown. He is a student at Georgetown School and has Down syndrome. A supportive group of Rotary members, donors, sponsors and special guests came to

Seniors funding

The following organizations are receiving funding through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP): Recreation PEI Inc. is receiving $24,790 for their Zoomers on the Go! project where seniors involved with the organization will hold workshops on fitness training; PEI Senior Citizens’ Federation is receiving $24, 819 for their The Story of My Life So Far project where seniors capture their

Indigenous youth program

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) and the Northern Council for Global Cooperation (NCGC) in partnership with the Native Council of PEI, the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq’s—Mi’kmaw Conservation Group and Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE) Empowering Youth, will provide 100 young Canadian indigenous youth opportunities to develop international experience.

As part of the

Assisting care providers

The PEI government in 2017 announced a program to give a $700 benefit per month per child to families who care for children for safety reasons. The Grandparents and Care Providers program has been expanded to include all grandparents or other care givers members caring for children. There are currently 88 applications being reviewed and 18 care givers receiving payments. Payments for the program

Funding for Startup Zone

Through its Business Development Program, ACOA is providing a non-repayable contribution of $200,767 to Startup Zone to provide on-site financial and business model support services in partnership with Island Capital Partners, to help companies prepare for investment and growth. The Government of PEI is contributing $66,763 to this project through Innovation PEI. Startup Zone is receiving

Junior Achievement funded

Through its Business Development Program, ACOA is providing a non-repayable contribution of $148,940 to Junior Achievement of PEI to further improve its program delivery, volunteer development, and grow partnerships. The Government of PEI is contributing $35,000 through the Dept of Economic Development and Tourism, and the Dept of Education, Early Learning and Culture.

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Some Upcoming Events

Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café  Nick Doneff | September 28 Nick Doneff has won a large PEI follo [ ... ]

Miracle Man

Tomáš Kubínek brings his unique show to Summerside October 3
Harbourfront Theatre Get ready for  [ ... ]

Summer 1993

Until September 26
City Cinema PG, some language, mature content
Dir: Carla Simón, Spain, 98 min. La [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]