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Milkweed for Monarchs

Milkweed for Monarchs
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

There is a buzz around pollinators these days. We’re hearing about them as never before, whether we care about honeybees, Monarch butterflies, or the hundreds of other pollinators that are important contributors to environmental health. Concerns over neonicotinoids, an insecticide used on many PEI crops, are all over the news as scientists document the damage
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Historic churches of the South Shore

Historic churches of the South Shore

At one time the Island was a veritable hotbed of religious fervor, as evidenced by the hundreds of churches that dotted every roadside from North Cape to East Point. Although many of these small churches have now closed, many are still open and thriving and in August the public is invited to visit some of the oldest churches on the South Shore.

A tour of historic churches of the south shore will
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Art Fresh wins Summit Creative Award

Art Fresh is a Best of Show and Silver Winner in the 2018 Summit Creative Award competition in the USA for its two branding projects.​

“It is very exciting that Art Fresh Branding Studio is a Best of Show and Silver Winner in Non-Profit Marketing and Complete Rebrand/Redesign Categories at the 2018 Summit Creative Award Competition! It is a prestigious honour to receive recognition from
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Cornwall Outdoor Gallery

The Town of Cornwall has opened an outdoor gallery. The Gallery is a four year project within the community to enhance the ecological diversity of the trail which runs through the area. Thousands of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, fern and wetland species have been planted and the trail is set up with signs for each native species to give trail-goers an educational experience. This email address is
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Change of Chairs at Women’s Network PEI

After eight years on the board of directors of Women’s Network PEI, Beti Andric has stepped down as board chair. Beti joined the board in 2010 after having been involved as a volunteer with the organization and became the board chair in 2013.

“Women’s Network PEI is one of those organizations making real change on every level—from improving individual women’s lives through its programming, to
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Leger Park reopens in August

The Leger Park in Summerside is being upgraded with relocation of play structures, water and sewer line installation, splash pad creation, paving of pathways, and installation of concessions services and new play structures. The anticipated re-open date is August 10.

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.

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