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Co-operator of the Year

Co-operator of the Year

The first Co-operator of the year Award was given to a well deserving candidate by the Prince Edward Island Co-operative Council. Dave Pearcey from Brackley received the award for his dedication as manager at Morell Credit Union.

Dave was born in St. John’s Newfoundland in 1945. He joined the Bank of Montreal in 1965 in Stephenville and over the next 31 years he worked across the Maritimes on PEI,
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Community Halls—You’ve Got Mail

The Association of Rural Community Halls (ARCH) has mailed out welcome packages and invitations to halls across PEI. Over thirty halls have joined ARCH since they began their membership drive this summer, and all are enjoying the benefits.

Joining ARCH has given many of those halls an online presence for the first time according to Ward MacDonald, ARCH Executive Director. ARCH’s website,
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Extending Recruitment

Extending Recruitment

Holland College is extending its recruitment efforts into the north eastern United States following a recent trade mission cosponsored by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and P.E.I. Business Development Inc. to New England in September. Representatives from the college visited Blackstone Valley High School in Massachusetts and began discussions with the school’s administration about how
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Family Doctor of the Year

Dr. Randy J. MacKinnon honoured

Health Minister, Doug Currie, offered his congratulations to Prince Edward Island’s Family Physician of the Year, Dr. Randy J. MacKinnon, during Family Doctor Week in Canada.

“Dr. MacKinnon is an extremely dedicated family physician who has carried one of the largest practices on the Island,” said Minister Currie. Dr. MacKinnon was honoured with the Reg L Perkin
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Ship to Shore in enRoute

The Ship to Shore Restaurant and Lounge in Darnley, PEI has recently been selected by enRoute Magazine as one of Canada’s Best Top 10 new restaurants.

John Bil, three-time Canadian oyster shucking champion, and Stephen Stewart, president of Confederation Cove Mussel Company, combined their talents and reopened the Ship to Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past spring. The 100-seat ocean-view eatery
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Spacing Atlantic

Spacing Atlantic
New group gets together to discuss what it means to live in a city

by Ann Thurlow

I had kind of a strange experience recently. I was standing outside The Inn on the Hill (on Gallows Hill, for you history buffs). And I looked down on Charlottetown and it looked completely different. I can’t explain it exactly; it looked, well, like a city.

Which is really an abstruse way of introducing something
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Brand Essence Award

As recipients of the 2008 Brand Essence Award, Mary and Bill Kendrick won an opportunity to meet with Tourism PEI’s advertising agency, Grey Canada, for a consultation on their 2010 advertising campaign. The Kendricks own Experience PEI and Briarcliffe Inn, located in Salutation Cove, Prince Edward Island. The Tourism Advisory Council of PEI, along with Tourism PEI, present this annual Brand
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Dundas Terrace

The Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister, recently unveiled a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Dundas Terrace, a prominent Queen Anne Revival Style building located in Charlottetown’s historic district. Built in 1889-90 by the estate of Owen Connolly, Dundas Terrace is a fine example of the Queen
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Learning Facilities

Learning Facilities

UPEI has opened a new state-of-the-art Language Lab as well as a multimedia computer lab, known as the Collaboratory, in the Robertson Library for use by the university and Island communities. The Language Lab consists of 30 iMac workstations loaded with Rosetta Stone language-learning software. Students will be able to learn English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Latin American Spanish,
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Learning. For Life.

Learning. For Life.

Holland College and the Holland College Foundation have announced that Dr. Donald Glendenning, founding president of Holland College, joins the Learning. For Life. Capital Campaign leadership team as Honorary Chair. Dr. Glendenning presides alongside campaign Co-Chairs Robert K. Irving, President of Cavendish Farms, and Ray Murphy, President of Murphy’s Pharmacies.

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