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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays is an opportunity to network with members of creative industries, meet Innovation PE [ ... ]

Freeing the Words Support Group

Freeing the Words Support Group offers a confidential place for women, men, and couples who are [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The VOLUME 18 combination
The New Creative

by Cassandra Bernard

Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay and Alicia Arsenault recently launched VOLUME 18, a new marketing firm, combining their skills and expertise to bring clients high-end and seamless project management services.

The meaning behind the business name, VOLUME 18, is two-fold, MacLeod, Chief Taskmaster, says. “Starting a new and exciting
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Ignition Startup

The Governments of Canada and PEI are supporting the Ignition Startup Zone Inc. (operating as the Startup Zone). The Government of Canada is providing $276,750 in non-repayable assistance through ACOA’s Business Development Program. The Government of PEI is providing $233,700. The Startup Zone will provide 12 months of programming and support services to startup, early-stage and high-growth potential companies on PEI.

Engage PEI

Through Engage PEI, Islanders continue to get involved on provincial government agencies, boards, and commissions. Kim Griffin will be replacing John Bell at the Prince Edward Island Liquor Control Commission. The Employment Standards Board welcomes a new member from Summerside, Elizabeth Noonan. Some of the boards currently seeking new members are the Acadian and Francophone Community Advisory
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Community Revitalization

Under the PEI Government’s $2.5 million Community Revitalization Program The York Point Historical Society will receive $3,570 towards the cost of $7,141 to replace shingles on the roof of the York Point Community Centre and The Winsloe Lions Club will receive $14,621 towards the cost of $29,243 to replace the roof, provide a water service connection and purchase an AED defibrillator. The balance
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Business Energy Rebates

Now available to the commercial sector, the efficiencyPEI Business Energy Rebates program partners with wholesalers to assist businesses and farms with buying LED lighting, heat pumps, and other energy-efficient equipment. Visit efficiencyPEI on Facebook or Twitter or call 1-877-734-6336 to learn more. www.efficiencypei.ca

Housing Action Plan

Developed with a team of housing experts, a housing supply task force, and extensive engagement with Islanders, the Housing Action Plan for PEI includes items that will be immediately acted upon this year. It focuses on 5 goals: availability; affordability; sustainable communities; collaboration; and leadership. For a copy visit www.princeedwardisland.ca/housing-action-plan

Water and Sewer reports

City of Charlottetown’s Water and Sewer Utility 2017 water report includes information on how to read the meter, a reminder of seasonal water restrictions, and water test results, among other items. It is available at www.charlottetown.ca, Resident Services. 902-629-4014

Executive Director for Lennon Recovery House

Dianne Young President along with the Board of Directors of Lennon Recovery House have announced the recent hiring of Angela Davies as Executive Director.

Angela begins a one year assignment striving to prepare Lennon Recovery House to open to serve Islanders with addictions and co-occurring mental illness, in recovery and transitioning back to the community. Lennon Recovery House is located in
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An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a lifetime experience. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is granting Cooper’s most heartfelt wish; to travel to PEI to meet his Island family for the first time. As stated by Cooper’s parents on his behalf; “I have family there (on PEI) who would love to meet me. They have been following my
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Community Strength Fund

Community Strength Fund
Recognizing the contributions of Frank and Dorothy Lewis

During his six plus years as Lieutenant Governor, Frank Lewis made his presence felt in every community across the Island, enthusiastically attending events of all kind in his role as Queens Representative. If a community or event asked, he made it his mission to accommodate regardless of kilometres logged or potential for scheduling
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What They Had

November 26–December 2
City Cinema PG, coarse language
Dir: Elizabeth Chomko, US, 101 min. Hilary S [ ... ]

Mark Critch

November 14
Florence Simmons Performance Hall On November 14 at 7:30 pm, Bookmark, Charlottetown’s [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]