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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 [ ... ]

Fall workshops: PEI Crafts Council

The PEI Crafts Council presents fall workshops at their new location at 98 Water St, Charlottetown:  [ ... ]

Donation to 4-H PEI

Summerside Toyota General Manager, Craig Passmore presented John MacDonald of the 4-H PEI Trust a donation of $500 in support of the 4-H PEI Trust’s Centennial Legacy Fundraising Campaign. All donations to this campaign will help fund Trust grants to Clubs and Districts now and in the future. pei4h.ca/donate

Startup Zone new CEO

Startup Zone has announced the appointment of Patrick Farrar as new CEO succeeding Interim CEO Shannon Pratt as she moves on to Innovation PEI, Cultural Development Division as the Creative Industries Development Officer. Originally from Halifax, Patrick attended Mount Allison University, Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University. He co-founded and held the position of CEO at Venture for
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City of Charlottetown website

Public meeting notices, event information, documents for public meetings, agendas, meeting minutes, draft bylaws and proposed bylaw amendments, and much more are available on the City of Charlottetown’s new website at www.charlottetown.ca.

Invasive insect

Emerald ash borer

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a non-native and invasive insect that kills ash trees, has moved into Atlantic Canada.

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to install traps in six locations throughout Charlottetown to monitor for the insect. The traps, which are being placed on City property, are suspended high in the ash tree canopy.
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Community Revitalization

The PEI government has announced the first 3 projects to be approved under the new $2.5 million Community Revitalization Program. Projects are: a new locally designed and built solar array that will help make the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre in Montague an environmentally efficient facility by reducing its energy bill; the Wellness Centre’s current leaking boiler will be replaced with an energy
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PEILCC supports Red Cross

For the 8th consecutive summer, shoppers visiting PEI Liquor Control Commission (PEILCC) outlets throughout PEI will have the opportunity to add a donation to their purchase and support the Canadian Red Cross. The PEILCC has supported numerous fundraising appeals in response to major domestic or international disasters including this past spring’s record floods in New Brunswick, the massive
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Apply for new funding

The government has committed new funding of $21 million for projects, events, and community capacity building. This new funding will support: Projects that address racism and discrimination with a focus on Indigenous Peoples and racialized women and girls; Events that promote intercultural and interfaith understanding, and celebrate a community’s history and culture, such as heritage months
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AccessAblility Supports

Expansions to the Disability Support Program, now called AccessAbility Supports, will include a coordinator to help clients navigate the system, job coaching and skills training, increased financial help for home and vehicle modifications, and a toll-free number as single point of contact. Info: princeedwardisland.ca or call 1-877-569-0546

Conserving grassland birds

ALUS Canada and the Government of PEI have signed a landmark agreement to help conserve threatened grassland bird species on PEI. The funding of $90,000 over 3 years will be used by PEI ALUS to support farmers to delay their first cut of hay until July 15, after fledging grassland bird species have left the nest. The annual payment of $25 per acre recognizes the value of the ecosystem services
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Hemodialysis unit

The PEI government is investing $500,000 through its capital budget to create a better-equipped, more spacious hemodialysis unit within Western Hospital. The design will be based on best practices for the delivery of dialysis services, as well as patient confidentiality, infection prevention and control standards. Western Hospital also will renovate its acute care area to create a new palliative
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Some Upcoming Events

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

North Shore Community Centre event serie...

September 25
North Shore Community Centre The Rural Municipality of North Shore will present the Lat [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]