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ACT Audition Notice

ACT (a community theatre) is casting for an improv troupe who will be performing An Improvised Chris [ ... ]

Al-Anon Day

District 10 Al-Anon Family Groups will be having a Al-Anon Day featuring a spiritual speaker on Octo [ ... ]

Instructors from China

Instructors from China

Holland College recently played host to 10 instructors from China. The instructors were here for 14 weeks to audit the Holland College programs that they teach in their home country, including Computer Information Systems, Marketing and Advertising Management, Accounting Technology, and Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Holland College delivers six programs in five different Chinese colleges with a

Protected Nature

Recently-signed agreements with the Island Nature Trust and the Nature Conservancy of Canada will place 185 acres of environmentally important lands under the protection of the Natural Areas Protection Act (NAPA). The province has set itself a goal of having 31,500 acres of protected land under the Natural Areas Protection Act. The areas given NAPA protection this week include 7.4 acres in Lake

600th Blood Donation

Being a weekly plasma donor over a period of many years has allowed Allen Veale to reach his remarkable 600th donation in November. Veale is also a dedicated volunteer and is Canadian Blood Services’ key contact for the UPEI mobile blood donor clinics. He has not ever missed a clinic. In recognition of Allen’s commitment and achievement Canadian Blood Services held an informal celebratory event

Children’s Online Privacy Paper

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has announced the national launch of the Online Children’s Privacy Working Group’s discussion paper, “There Ought to be a Law: Protecting Children’s Online Privacy in the 21st Century.” The Working Group first convened in Jan 2009 to discuss the harms children may face online, including exploitative marketing practices, cyber-bullying through

Disability Action Council

The Province has announced the creation of the Disability Action Council. The Disability Action Council will be comprised of 19 members from advocacy groups, service organizations, government departments, businesses and community members. It will consult with and advise government on new and existing legislation, policies, programs and services affecting people with disabilities in PEI. In

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Three Holland College graduates were honoured recently at the Holland College Foundation’s second annual Distinguished Alumni Awards which are presented to alumni who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership on the local, national or international level. Sonya Corrigan, Jamie Hill and Allan MacLeod are the 2009 recipients. Since its inception 40 years ago, Holland College has

Farm Worker Award

Nazaire Arsenault of Central Bedeque was presented with the inaugural Farm Worker of the Year Award by Agriculture Minister George Webster during the recent annual meeting of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board. The new award recognizes individual farm workers for their long-time service and dedication to the industry. Mr. Arsenault is a loyal employee of Greenfield Farms and has been for the

Future Fishers Program

The PEI Govt Future Fishers Program will provide will provide formal training in areas such as marine operations, lobster biology and management, seafood processing and marketing, and financial management. Each applicant will be eligible for assistance of $1,000 towards the cost of training. The interest rebate component will provide up to $3,000 a year over a three-year period. The program is

Health Governance Report

The province has released the Health Governance Advisory Council Report and introduced legislation to create an arms length governing body to be called Health PEI. The Council was asked to make recommendations regarding the governance of the health care system in response to the observations made in the Corpus Sanchez International (CSI) Report in which concerns were raised regarding governance

Human rights awards

Anne Nicholson, the Acting-Chairperson of the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission, recently announced that Rev. Eric G. Fullerton, Ray Malone and Pat Malone would be receiving the Second Annual Award for the Advancement of Human Rights. The three recipients are being acknowledged for their work in establishing a PEI Chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Rev. Eric G.

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Some Upcoming Events

PEI’s Famous Five

October 30
UPEI In 1993, women held five of the most influential positions in the province of Prince [ ... ]

Album launch: Adrienne Gallant

October 28
Belle-Alliance Center
The launch of the CD Ballades, un projet père et fille, volume 1,  [ ... ]

The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

November 3
Delta Prince Edward Bruce Guthro developed a concept that became a hit and he is bringi [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The New Creative by Cassandra Bernard Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay  [ ... ]

Summerside pride

Way Up West by Jan Cox Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consu [ ... ]