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Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown: Novem [ ... ]

Men of the Harvest position

Men of the Harvest, a male Gospel choir, is seeking a pianist-musical director beginning in Jan [ ... ]

Future Leaders

Future Leaders

Two local youth were presented with Future Shop Future Leaders Scholarships during a special in-store presentation at a Charlottetown area Future Shop. As part of a national partnership between Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and Future Shop, Kayla Gallant, Kayla Jeffery and 55 youth from across Canada will receive $4,000 towards the upcoming school term to help them achieve their academic goals.
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Holland College Chair

Holland College Chair
Kathy Hambly accepts appointment, Stan MacPherson is vice

Following completion of the terms of office of the previous year’s board executive, the Holland College Board of Governors elected a new Chair and Vice Chair, President Brian McMillan announced recently. Kathy Hambly has accepted the position of chair, while Stan MacPherson will take over as vice chair.

The Holland College Board of
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Humanitarian Awards

Humanitarian Awards
2009 awards presented to Paul H. Schurman and Brianne Lewis

Retired broadcaster, community volunteer and philanthropist Paul H. Schurman of Summerside has been selected by the Canadian Red Cross to receive its 2009 Humanitarian Award for Prince Edward Island. The organization has also announced that university student Brianne Lewis of Marshfield, PEI will receive its 2009 Young Humanitarian Award
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Millenium Scholars

Leanne Gaudet, Shelby MacLean, Will Howard receive awards

Three high school graduates from PEI have recently been awarded a scholarship from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation.

Leanne Gaudet is graduating from Three Oaks Senior High School in Summerside. A straight-A student, Leanne has volunteered as assistant stage manager and stage manager on school and community productions including
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Nigwek A Success

Nigwek A Success
Street festival for an organic PEI
An estimated crowd of over 1200 came to a sunny Victoria Row in downtown Charlottetown to experience Nigwek: the 1st Annual Street Festival for an Organic PEI.

Fifteen Island musical acts performed on a large stage at the end of the street, local organic food was sold and exhibited, and the day featured speakers like Shawn Murphy, Richard Brown, Lorne Elliot and
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Sierra Club on PEI

Sierra Club on PEI
Outreach location in Charlottetown

North America’s oldest grassroots environmental organization, the Sierra Club, has set up shop in downtown Charlottetown. Feel free to drop in and meet the Club’s new outreach coordinators, Aaron Lewis and Becky Thomas, at 126 Richmond Street to share your ideas and get involved with environmental events and campaigns. Upcoming events include a screening of the
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This Year’s Winners

This Year’s Winners
Stanhope Equestrian Challenge at Gingerwood

The Stanhope Equestrian Challenge and fourth annual Gingerwood Charity Classic, with the Green Diamond Jumper Series and RBC Grand Prix, took place at Gingerwood Farm. All proceeds raised by the events go to Oak Acres Children’s Camp (www.oakacrescamp.com).

The RBC Grand Prix equestrian event attracted some of Atlantic Canada’s top jumpers. Danica
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Health Research Award

Health Research Award

Julie Bull, a graduate of UPEI, was named the Canadian recipient of the Hart Hansen Award at a ceremony at the International Union for Circumpolar Health’s 14th international congress held recently in Yellowknife, NT. Bull received the award from the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health, one of five charter members of the International Union for Circumpolar Health. The goal of the Hart Hansen
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UPEI Alumnus Donates Medals

UPEI Alumnus Donates Medals

The year was 1969; the place, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; the event, the first Canada Summer Games. The young Canadian runners tore down the track in the 100-metre race, but it was Bill McKinnon, an arts major at UPEI, who broke the tape to take the gold medal for his home province of PEI. Recently McKinnon, the only UPEI alumnus to date to have won a gold at the Canada Games, donated his coveted
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Flag Raising

Flag Raising Flag Raising

UPEI raised its own flag for the first time on July 30, celebrating its proud heritage and officially marking the beginning of Alumni Reunion Weekend 2009. The flag is flying in front of Kelley Memorial Building, at the heart of the UPEI campus, alongside the provincial flag. The new flag uses the official UPEI colours which are rust, olive, and gold. It features the crest that will
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Some Upcoming Events

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

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

pei symphony2

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]