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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Premier Toastmasters meet every Wednesday to June, from 6–8 pm in Rm 149 Royalty Centre, 40 Enman  [ ... ]

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown: Janua [ ... ]

Video cookbook

Video cookbook

An online video cookbook is being developed by Holland College’s Applied Research Department to encourage individuals with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities to prepare healthy, balanced, and cost-effective meals. The project is being led by Dr. Greg McKenna, a research consultant at Holland College.

The project will engage people with intellectual disabilities in the process by having
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Smart funding

Smart funding
Canada’s Smartest Kitchen at Holland College

Holland College’s food and beverage research and development centre, Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, will receive almost $50,000 to build its capacity in food product development from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen is one of 30 Technology Access Centers established by the council across Canada. The
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Beaujolais Nouveau wines

Now available at PEI Liquor retail outlets

PEI Liquor is pleased to announce that four Beaujolais Nouveau wines will be available in stores in November 2018. 

The production of Beaujolais Nouveau wines began as a tradition in France’s Beaujolais region when local wine makers developed a quick maturing wine to enjoy with workers while celebrating the completion of the grape harvest. 

The
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Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI hosted the scene for a Guinness World Record-Setting attempt to create the longest charcuterie board in history. The attempt took place October 19, 2018, as part of the 1st Annual Forage Food Symposium in Canada's Food Island.  

Just over three hundred Symposium attendees from across Canada including chefs, farmers, artisan food
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Signature dish

Signature dish
Charlottetown chef cooks for Fortune Global Forum

Chef Lucy B. Morrow, of Charlottetown, was selected as one of eight Canadian chefs to prepare the opening dinner for the Fortune Global Forum 2018 in October in Toronto, ON.

Lucy was invited to prepare a signature dish to showcase local Maritime flavours at this event, which was held in Canada for the first time.

Lucy’s dish, a scallop and lobster
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Changing Times

Changing Times
Legalized menu at The Spicey Chef

A few months back Anuj Thapa, owner of the Spicey Chef on Belvedere Avenue in Charlottetown, was informed that a PEI Cannabis store would be opening next door to his restaurant. He considered this good news—more traffic in the area might mean more customers for his business. 

But Anuj also started thinking about adapting his menu to respond to the tastes of
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20 years of brewing

20 years of brewing
Gahan ale honours brewmaster Trent Hayes

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Few people on Prince Edward Island have watched the growth of the craft brewing industry—from within it—like Trent Hayes. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of his career brewing beer in Charlottetown. Trent has witnessed firsthand the modest beginnings and the subsequent growth of an industry which has gone from one brewery
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Farmhouse ale

Farmhouse ale
Upstreet’s De Novo available in limited release

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Every summer, Upstreet Craft Brewing celebrates their anniversary by hosting a couple of highly anticipated events; a lively block party to thank and celebrate with their loyal following and the annual limited release of their popular bottle conditioned farmhouse ale, De Novo.

A farmhouse ale can be brewed in many different
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Shellfish Festival winners

The 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival has wrapped all signs indicate that attendance was up over previous years. Final numbers will be available soon. Over $26,000 in cash prizes were handed out at a number of competitions over the weekend. 

The competition winners from the 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival are: 

Motts Clamato Best
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Maritime Home Brew Challenge

Presented by The Gahan House

The Gahan House has expanded across the Maritimes, and to celebrate this they are hosting a Home Brew Challenge across Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

The Maritime Home Brew Challenge encourages home brewers to create a unique special brew, and submit it to their local Gahan for the chance to win the title of Grand Champion and more.

The following
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Gadfly crew

Urban roots dance January 31
Homburg Theatre Gadfly is an eclectic urban dance crew that is steppin [ ... ]

The Shack Wacky Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines  February 2
PEI Brewing Co Join comedian Patrick Ledwell  [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily Mitchell Wiebe: VampSites Until March 3 The Gallery opened a new solo exhibition by Mi [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

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, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]