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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Cornwall Family Trail-Walk Series

Explore your ecologic community with a 1-hour trail walk through Hyde Park identifying plants and wi [ ... ]

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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IWK Telethon success

The generosity of the Maritime region has once again set a new record for the annual IWK Telethon for Children on CTV, with donors pledging $6,580,266.71 in support of the IWK. The 34th live broadcast live from the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and remote locations in Sydney, Saint John and Charlottetown took place in June. The Telethon is the IWK’s largest annual fundraiser and supports the most
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Hearing loops

Technology for people with hearing impairments

Charlottetown City Hall has installed technology to improve services to people with hearing impairments. 

Thanks to an initiative of the PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA PEI), the municipal building is now equipped with a hearing loop in Council Chambers and counter loops at the main reception and billing desks. The
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Humane Society changes fees

The PEI Humane Society (PEIHS) has eliminated mandatory fees for surrendering an owned pet. The fees will now be voluntary.

Owners can call the shelter at 902-892-1190 ext 21 to make an appointment to surrender at the shelter located at 309 Sherwood Rd, Charlottetown during regular business hours.

Owners in or west of Summerside may surrender their pet at the PEIHS mobile intake day at the Ralph
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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]