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Art For Animals

Fundraiser hosted by ColourBlind and Heather Millar The 8th annual Art For Animals Fundraiser will  [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

UPEI Hockey Player in Running

UPEI hockey player Jared Gomes is in the running for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Hockey Rookie of the Year Award. Gomes was named the 2009-10 recipient of the A.J. MacAdam Memorial Trophy as the Rookie of the Year in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference in March, putting him in the running for the national honour. Gomes had an impressive freshman season for the Panthers, netting
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Novartis Research Chair

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI has announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Fast to the role of Novartis Research Chair in Fish Health. As a faculty member with the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Pathology and Microbiology department, Dr. Fast will focus on in-depth research and education in the area of fish health in veterinary medicine. Dr. Fast, who was previously an Assistant Professor in
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Expansion into West Prince

Educational opportunities for residents of West Prince will be significantly improved as a result of a Holland College expansion into the region. Government and Holland College will invest approximately $6 million to build the new facilities. The project will include a new Holland College West Prince Regional Training Centre in Alberton, and expanded offerings at delivery sites in Tignish and
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Canadian Golf Academy

The Canadian Golf Academy welcomes John Irwin, a CPGA professional with over 43 years of teaching, playing and golf club management experience, as head teaching professional. Irwin has been the head professional at prestigious golf clubs throughout Canada, played several years on the European Senior’s Tour, won numerous professional championships throughout North America and has been the recipient
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Health in Schools

A national organization promoting improved health in schools will be operating from PEI for the next 5 years. The Joint Consortium for School Health provides a coordinated and comprehensive approach to health promotion in schools. The organization represents education and health ministries and departments of federal, provincial and territorial governments. It rotates to a new lead jurisdiction
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Innovation Speaker Series

Five proposals have been selected to receive funding through the Premier’s Innovation Speaker Series. The Series, an initiative of the Island Prosperity Strategy, is designed to advance knowledge and activities in the priority sectors of bioscience, including agriculture and fisheries, aerospace, information technology and renewable energy. The proposals are: PEI Institute of
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Invite the World Home

Eight Japanese children aged 12 to 16 are wish to spend a month this summer with an Island family. Host families are asked simply to welcome the youngster into your home and treat him/ her like one of the family. LABO, a non-profit Japanese youth development organization, provides support for this volunteer opportunity. Info: Michelle, 887-3299 or Nola, 859-3684

Linear Accelerator at QEH

The new linear accelerator at the PEI Cancer Treatment Centre is now fully operational. This equipment uses the latest in high-energy radiation technology to target and kill cancer cells in all types of cancers treatable by radiation therapy. The PEI Cancer Treatment Centre delivers more than 7,300 radiotherapy treatment sessions per year, with approximately 400 new patients treated annually. This
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Multi-Patient Transport Unit

Island Emergency Medical Services (Island EMS) has purchased a new Multi-Patient Transport Unit with PEI Government funding. The new ambulance is the first of its kind on the Island and in the Maritimes. It accommodates two patients comfortably for low acuity transfers and can respond to emergencies if needed. It will be used primarily for out-of-province patient transfers allowing a second
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New Coordinator

The Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce welcomes Barbara Weeks as their new Sales and Marketing Coordinator. She has owned her own business on PEI for more than 10 years. The Chamber operates as a non-for-profit organization and is the primary “voice of business” representing the City of Summerside and area. 436-9651

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Some Upcoming Events

Songs for a Winter Night

Shane and Michael Pendergast at Moth Lane Brewery December 21
Moth Lane Brewery  Moth Lane Bre [ ... ]

At Eternity’s Gate

December 17–22
City Cinema PG, violence, sexual language
Dir: Julian Schnabel, Switzerland/UK, 111  [ ... ]

Bach Magnificat

December 21
St. Dunstan's Basilica St. Dunstan’s Basilica in Charlottetown invites all to their an [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]