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Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you [ ... ]

Music workshops

Canadian composer Christine Donkin This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association  [ ... ]

Hockey Play by Play

Ocean 100 and the Charlottetown Islanders have announced a new ongoing partnership to bring live hockey play by play to PEI. Starting with the regular season this fall, Saturday Night Hockey will be a regular fixture on Ocean 100 with 8 games to be aired from September through the end of 2018. In December, Ocean 100 and the Charlottetown Islanders will announce the schedule for the remaining games
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Law Foundation of PEI grants

The Law Foundation of PEI has announced its grant funding for 2018. Among the recipients are the PEI Hard of Hearing Association and the Cooper Institute. The Foundation also granted over $165,000 this year to support PEI’s provincial law library services and legal information resources, the Community Legal Information Association, the bar admissions program and legal education scholarships.
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CLIA new Board announced

Community Legal Information Association of PEI, Inc. (CLIA) have announced their new Board for 2018-2019.

New members are: Daniel Boudreau, representing Peers Alliance, PFLAG, and Pride PEI; Nihad Gohar, Newcomer citizen, formerly with the United Nations; Michael K. Corman, representing Seniors’ Health with the PEI Department of Health and Wellness; Rinku Upadhyaya, Newcomer citizen; and Tara
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Workers Comp Board report

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) released its 2017 Annual Report recently. In an effort to monitor safety culture on PEI, the WCB analyses statistics that represent the collective behaviors of the workforce. For information or to read a full copy of the WCB Annual Report, visit the WCB website.

Funding for Small Halls

The governments of Canada and PEI are supporting organizations such as the  Festival of Small Halls that attract visitors to the region, extend length of stay and provide economic benefits to local businesses. The festival in Jun features shows in more than 40 rural venues around PEI. The Government of Canada is providing $58,000 in non-repayable assistance for the 2018 event, including
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Funding for Golf PEI

The Governments of Canada and PEI are supporting the efforts of Golf PEI as it continues to market the Island links. A $284,397 investment over 2 yrs, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, will help the association focus on its strategic goal of promoting PEI as a premier golf destination in 2018–2019. The Government of PEI is providing $228,000. Golf PEI has had success in establishing a
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Funding for Tignish

The governments of Canada and PEI are supporting the Tignish Initiatives Corporation’s annual Stompin’ Tom Festival which takes place in June in Skinners Pond at the Stompin’ Tom Centre to celebrate the iconic Canadian singer-songwriter’s legacy. The Government of Canada is providing $40,000 in non-repayable assistance for the 2018 event through ACOA’s Business Development Program. The Government
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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.

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Some Upcoming Events

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]