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GivingTuesday

The City of Charlottetown is participating in GivingTuesday by providing an additional drop off loca [ ... ]

Music workshops

Canadian composer Christine Donkin This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association  [ ... ]

Online Professional Directory

The PEI CHRSC in collaboration with the Interactive Media Alliance is developing an online professional directory for PEI’s media and talent industry. The proposed design of the database will provide Production Companies, Development Studios, Businesses, and others the opportunity to search by company, job title, region, genre, availability, credits, and other criteria. The categories include
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PEI Planning Decisions

A new web-based information service for Islanders, PEI Planning Decisions has been launched. The webpage is located on the Provincial Government website under the Department of Communities, Cultural Affairs and Labour at www.peiplanningdecisions.ca. The public can view planning decisions regarding Preliminary Approval and Final Approval of Subdivisions, Development Permits, Official Plan
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Rackham’s Pond Restoration

Restoration of Rackham’s Pond next to Wheatley River Community Hall will include an interpretive nature trail. As sedimentation is dredged to build up the perimeter trail, the new deeper pond will provide better habitat for fish of all species. The new marshland will act as a nitrate sponge, since the marsh plants utilize nitrates in their growth. Persistent erosion of the stream bank at the
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Renewable Energy Credits

A purchase agreement between the Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation and TD Bank Financial Group will see the bank will buy certificates equivalent to a total of 10,322 megawatt hours of wind-generated electricity from August 1, 2009 to April 1, 2011. Each Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) represents the generation of one megawatt hour of renewable energy. The East Point Wind Farm is
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Seniors’ Program

The Government of PEI is expanding its Seniors’ Emergency Home Repair Program. Seniors aged 60 and older who have an annual household income of up to thirty-five thousand dollars are now eligible to apply. That’s a five thousand dollar increase to the income threshold. About four hundred and fifty additional seniors are expected to qualify for the program under the new criteria.

Shellfish Award

Clyde MacKenzie, a shellfish biologist from New Jersey, was presented with an honourary shellfish enhancement recognition award by Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Neil LeClair. In 1972 Mr. MacKenzie was contracted by the provincial fisheries department to develop an oyster enhancement plan. He introduced a number of techniques still being used today.

Shellfish Recognition Awards 2009

Two leading members of the PEI shellfish industry were recently presented with awards on in recognition of their contributions to the industry. Dennis Enman of Coleman and Carl Reynolds of Stratford received the 2009 Provincial Ministers Shellfish Recognition Awards from Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Neil LeClair.

Summerside Bicycle Bus

Summerside Bicycle Bus

Some of the Summerside Bicycle Bus award winners for September have been announced.

Top Class Cyclist: Randy Corkum and  Alysha Trenholm captured the award for the Medicine Shoppe Top Cyclist for Elm Street;
Subway Healthy Start Award: Marie-Ann Roy’s Grade 5 Elementary Class
Top Cyclist: Teacher Karen Smith and Austin Trenholm won the Medicine Shoppe Top Cyclist Award for Greenfield School;
Top
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Veterinary Teaching Hospital

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI celebrated the re-opening of its expanded and renovated Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently marking a new era of veterinary health care for Atlantic Canada. Approximately 10,000 square feet was renovated and added to the veterinary hospital at a cost of $3.2 million. The upgrade included increasing the number of surgery rooms; an expanded anesthesia,
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Water Pollution Control

Summerside’s Water Pollution Control Centre and the City’s new water tower as well as the sludge remediation initiative have been completed. The Water Pollution Control Centre, new water tower and the sludge remediation initiative will improve the management of wastewater and sludge in the City of Summerside.

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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily The Ronald Bloore Conservation Project Until January 13 Inspired by then newly-built C [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]