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PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Masterclass with David Francey

Music PEI will host a songwriting masterclass with the celebrated singer-songwriter David Francey Ja [ ... ]

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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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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Drug formulary

The PEI government is adding and expanding coverage for 28 new drugs beginning August 1. The new drugs will treat more than 260 Islanders with cancer, eye conditions, adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cystic fibrosis, and several other illnesses. Info: princeedwardisland.ca/pharmacare

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Some Upcoming Events

Blaze

January 29–February 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Ethan Hawke, US, 129 m [ ... ]

work/shift

Until January 19
Gallery @ The Guild work/shift: A portrait of labour, value and sustainability is o [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily Wafaa Bilal: 168:01 Until January 20 The solo exhibition of new and recent work by New [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]