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Rotary Radio Bingo

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown's Rotary Radio Bingo is played Tuesdays at 7 pm on 95.1 FM CFCY. Fo [ ... ]

Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Action plan for seniors

Promoting Wellness, Preserving Health is PEI’s 1st provincial action plan for seniors, near seniors, and caregivers. It has been designed to improve the lives of Islanders and support the enhancement and sustainability of the overall health and wellness system. The strategy is available at www.princeedwardisland.ca/seniors-health.

New Health PEI trustee

New Health PEI trustee

James (Jim) T. Revell has been appointed trustee of Health PEI. A former Health PEI board member, Revell is a member of the P.E.I. Law Society and Canadian Bar Association. He is currently the chief executive officer of the Insurance Company of PEI. While on the Health PEI board he served on the Executive and Audit Committee. The trustee is intended to be a temporary position until a new board can
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Funding for Souris

The governments of Canada and PEI have invested $195,000 to help the Town of Souris expand its popular Gateway Park. Through its Innovative Communities Fund, ACOA provided a contribution of $100,000. The project involved the addition of 2 new commercial outlets, a deck enclosure, expanded boardwalk and fencing, and as more parking and signage. The playground was also upgraded, including a new
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Funding for Sea the Coast

Support has been announced for the Central Coastal Tourism Partnership’s (CCTP) Sea the Coast, PEI’s paddle festival, from Confederation Bridge to Victoria-by-the-Sea, celebrating PEI’s coastal community, authentic food and Indigenous culture. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing a $25,000 non-repayable contribution to CCTP to provide paddling
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Health services in French

For Francophone clients, language is often the primary tool in health maintenance and restoration. Communicating in their own language makes it easier for clients to ask for help, explain their experiences and conditions, express their needs and preferences, and take charge of their own health.

The Health Network encourages individuals and organizations to take action and get involved by making
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College association

Atlantic Canada’s publicly-funded colleges’ association has a new name, an expanded membership and a new strategic direction. The renewed association will promote the role of public colleges, and effectively collaborate to further economic and social development in Atlantic Canada.

Atlantic Colleges Atlantique (ACA) succeeds the former Atlantic Provinces Community College Consortium, and
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Donations to 4-H

John MacDonald of the PEI 4-H Trust recently accepted generous donations to the 4-H Centennial Legacy Fundraising Campaign from Peter MacDonald of MacDonald Automotive Group; Adam Toner of Township Chevrolets; Spencer Corcoran and Mike Corcoran of Corcoran Farm Supply & Rentals; and Jeff Poirier of Standard Aero. www.pei4h.ca/donate

Donation to United Way

Holland College students and employees earned the college a prestigious Platinum Donor Leadership Award for their fund raising efforts during the United Way’s local charitable giving campaign. The Platinum Donor Leadership Award is presented to organizations for generating more than $10,000 in donations. The United Way of PEI collaborates with partners on issues concerning the overall well-being
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Alert System

The City of Charlottetown is conducting a door-to-door campaign to educate and encourage residents to subscribe free to the Charlottetown Alert System to receive emergency notifications specific to the Capital City.

A City employee, with appropriate identification, has begun a door-to-door campaign to visit residents over the summer and provide information about the system. She will be travelling
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Micro-Grant Recipients

There are ten newly funded community sustainability projects on the go in the Capital region, thanks to the City of Charlottetown’s Micro-Grants Program. The community-based projects were selected to receive funding based on their ability to work towards the goals and actions of the City’s Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP), and their ability to engage the community in sustainability.
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21st century Anne

Producing a 54-year-old play for a modern audience Select dates to September 22
Homburg Theatre Ann [ ... ]

The Song and the Sorrow

Mille Clarke’s film of Catherine MacLellan and her father Gene at Charlottetown Film Festival Oct [ ... ]

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]