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Festive Wreath Contest

Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition and Competition is calling for entries. Br [ ... ]

Camp Dynamo

Camp Dynamo, presented by the PEI Business Women’s Association, takes place September 28–30 at D [ ... ]

Seeking Friendship Volunteers

Host Program for Newcomers to Canada is a friendship program, and it is designed to match resident PE Islanders with new immigrants, to help them learn how to live in Canada. Immigrants coming to a new environment face many challenges. Host Program volunteers help new immigrants feel welcome in their new community by spending friendly time with them. Volunteer hosts are carefully matched with

Smoke-free Places Act

Amendments to the Smoke-free Places Act will further protect Islanders from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, says Health Minister Doug Currie. The changes include: Eliminating designated smoking rooms in public places and work places, except in nursing homes and community care facilities; Eliminating designated smoking areas and prohibit smoking on hospital grounds, with the exception of

UPEI Mobile

UPEI Mobile was created by the university’s web development team as part of the content management system for its website, which is built on the open-source Drupal platform. recently gave UPEI front-page billing as a showcase for what can be done with the platform in an academic setting ( By accessing UPEI Mobile at, users can search for

Eckhart Mouse Hunt Spoiled by Thieves

Eckhart Mouse Hunt Spoiled by Thieves

Someone stole four of the recently installed bronze Eckhart statuettes which were part of a new attraction in Charlottetown, produced and funded by Downtown Charlottetown Inc.: The Eckhart Mouse Hunt.

“This program has gotten rave reviews from locals and visitors,” say Dawn Alan, Executive Director of DCI. “We’ve received many positive email and photos from families who have enjoyed the hunt. Here

Katimavik Challenge

A group of Katimavik volunteers from across Canada arrived in Charlottetown in early September, and have wasted no time challenging the Island to do something extraordinary. This group of 11 volunteers, between the ages of 17 and 21, have challenged themselves, and their new community to help turn the tide of AIDS in Africa by becoming involved in the Dare to Remember Campaign of the Stephen Lewis

Supreme Speaker

Supreme Speaker
Justice Thomas Cromwell will deliver guest lecture at UPEI

The Honourable Thomas Cromwell, of the Supreme Court of Canada, will be the guest lecturer at the Chief Justice Thane A. Campbell Lectureship in Law at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown. Cromwell will give a lecture entitled “Atlantic Canada’s Contributions to the Supreme Court of Canada”.

Cromwell was appointed to

The Scarecrows of Summerside

The Scarecrows of Summerside
Fall harvest and Halloween inspire the community to populate with pumpkin people

by Peggy Miles

Don’t be silly, Toto. Scarecrows don’t talk.” You might agree with Dorothy, but think about the fun of spending an afternoon in conversation with straw-stuffed mannequins in a land far from home. Why disappear into dreamland when you can get the same experience in Summerside over the next few weeks?


The Witches Ball

The Witches Ball

The Lovely Witches Club brings to you The Witches Ball on Halloween at Memorial Hall in the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown.

The Witches Ball organizers promise “a sin-tiliating evening of spectacle and debauchery for lovely witches, warlocks, wizards and werewolves.” Guests will be treated to spontaneous expressions of creativity, choreographed and performed by talented people in

UPEI Student Attends Sustainability Conference

A UPEI student headed to Guelph, Ontario in September to attend a conference on sustainability leadership. Bethany Mayne is one of 180 college and university students from across the country chosen to attend Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership. Students had the chance to hear Canadian scientist David Suzuki, and Peter Schiefke, the National Manager of The

Walk for New Hope

A group of students from Montague Regional Senior High School will walk the 50 km from Montague Regional Senior High School to Colonel Gray Senior High School in Charlottetown to raise money for the New Hope Foundation school in Rabinal, Guatemala. The school was built with help from Islanders for descendants of the massacres that took place in central Guatemala.

The New Hope Foundation is an

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Some Upcoming Events


October 26–November 1
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, violence, disturbing content
Dir: Spik [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Confederation Centre Art Gallery Places, Paths, and Pauses Marlene Creates Running until Sep [ ... ]

DMayne Event returns

With guests Jerry–Faye, Jamie Comeau and the Crooked Teeth, and Math Class October 12 at Spo [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]