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Arthritis Awareness

September is Arthritis Awareness Month and this fall the Arthritis Society will offer free education [ ... ]

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

Roméo Dallaire to speak

Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, O.C., C.M.M., G.O.Q., M.S.C., C.D.PEI Friends of True Patriot Love have announced that Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, O.C., C.M.M., G.O.Q., M.S.C., C.D. (Retired) will be keynote speaker at the 2nd biennial PEI Friends of True Patriot Love Tribute Dinner, November 9 at the Delta Prince Edward in Charlottetown. A celebrated advocate for human rights, especially in regards to child soldiers, Veterans, and the prevention of mass atrocities, General Dallaire is also a respected government and UN adviser, a best-selling author, and former Canadian Senator.

Shake Hands with the Devil: the Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction in 2004 and the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing awarded by the Writers’ Trust of Canada. It provided the basis for an Emmy Award-winning documentary as well as a major motion picture of the same name; and, has been entered into evidence in war crimes tribunals trying the perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide. Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire has devoted decades of leadership and advocacy on behalf of other Veterans struggling with PTSD, including the publication of his bestselling memoir Waiting for First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD.

The True Patriot Love Foundation supports PEI Veterans, military and their families.  Individual tickets will go on sale in September. Chair of the 2017 Tribute Dinner is Ms. Valerie Docherty, former PEI MLA, Cabinet Minister, and herself the mother of a serving member.

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Some Upcoming Events

Jim Cuddy Trio

September 30
Harbourfront Theatre The Jim Cuddy Trio comes to Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on  [ ... ]

Down With Demon Rum

September 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on Prince Edwar [ ... ]

Tribute to The Hip

Concert and author reading October 17
Charlottetown Beer Garden The Fabulously Rich formed in 2016  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]