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Purple Ribbon Pinning Bee

Time to Step Up A pinning bee to prepare ribbons and cards for the 2018-2019 Purple Ribbon Campaign [ ... ]

A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 7 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

UPEI Master of Education

UPEI Master of Education

UPEI is delivering an executive-style Master of Education through a combination of online courses and face-to-face summer institutes, making it practical for students from across the Atlantic region, and elsewhere, to combine work and study. It is addressing theories of research and learning in community colleges, and educational leadership. UPEI’s tenured and adjunct faculty will present online

Student Exchanges

Student Exchanges

Led by Sherilyn Acorn-LeClair, coordinator of international student exchanges at UPEI, 15 students participated in a Middle East Studies Program offered at Middle East at Misr International University (MIU) in Cairo, Egypt from July 24 to August 21. The program is a partnership between UPEI and MIU. For information about international student exchange opportunities at UPEI, contact Sherilyn

Olympic Torch Relay Team

Holland College’s Sport and Leisure Management program has been selected to oversee the formation of an adult and youth team to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay as it crosses PEI in November on its way to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Coca-Cola sponsored Sogo Active Teams are being formed across the country. Each team will include 20 individuals who will carry the torch through their part of

Staff Appreciation Day

Three Holland College staff members were celebrated and service awards were presented to 35 staff members during the college’s recent Staff Appreciation Day. Linda Griffin, Administrative Assistant to the President of Holland College and Secretary of the Management Executive Committee, received the 2009 Staff Excellence Award. Jeannie Connolly, an instructor in the college’s Travel and Tourism

A Decade of Growth

A Decade of Growth
Seniors’ College of Prince Edward Island celebrates tenth year

The 2009–2010 Seniors’ College year represents the 10th anniversary of this organization. From modest beginnings with a few courses held at UPEI, steady growth has led to the majority of courses now being held in community centers, halls, churches and even private homes at locations in and around Charlottetown, Summerside, and

Gold Cup Ambassador Coordinator

Gold Cup Ambassador Coordinator

Harness Racing PEI has announced that Betty Ferguson will assume the role of Gold Cup & Saucer Ambassador coordinator for the 2009 season. Ferguson is a Charlottetown native was a Gold Cup & Saucer ambassador in 1980. The coordinator is responsible for the ambassador’s schedules, appearances, photos and special events leading up to the Gold Cup & Saucer. This year marks the 50th

Quality Management

Holland College has received its ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. This marks 10 successful audits and 10 years of IS0 9001 certification. Holland College has held this designation longer than any other educational institution in Canada, President Dr. Brian McMillan announced recently. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality

Order of PEI 2009

The 2009 recipients of the Order of Prince Edward Island were announced recently by the Chancellor of the Order, the Honourable Barbara A. Hagerman, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island and Mr. Maitland MacIsaac, Chair of the Order of Prince Edward Island Advisory Council.

The three Islanders selected to receive the honour are Ms. Wilma Hambly of Charlottetown, Mr. Elmer MacDonald of

Pearson Scholarship

Pearson Scholarship

Emma Leary, a Grade 11 student at Charlottetown Rural High School, is the PEI winner the 2009 Pearson College Scholarship. The award covers full tuition and residence costs for two years of study at the Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific on Vancouver Island.

Each year, 200 students from more than 80 countries and every Canadian province and territory, attend Pearson College. A memorial to

Premier’s Award to Graphic Communications

Premier’s Award to Graphic Communications

PEI advertising and web development company Graphic Communications Group has won the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Award (1–14 Employees) presented by the Innovation and Technology Association of P.E.I. (ITAP). The award “honors the achievements of PEI IT companies for significant contributions to the Island economy by establishing and maintaining a successful, independent innovation and technology business.”

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Some Upcoming Events

The Sisters Brothers

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

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit for advanc [ ... ]

Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]