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12th year for button making event at Confederation Centre Art Gallery The CCOA Gallery in Charlotte [ ... ]

Freeing the Words Support Group

Freeing the Words Support Group offers a confidential place for women, men, and couples who are [ ... ]

ASD course for police

The Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) has partnered with Toronto Police Service to develop and distribute an eLearning course to Canadian police on the topic of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

The collaborative effort includes subject matter expertise and content from Pacific Autism Family Network and Autism Speaks Canada. Also providing resources, feedback on layout, design and content,
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January intake

Several Holland College full-time programs are accepting applications for a January intake, giving prospective students the opportunity to begin their training in the New Year rather than waiting until next September.

Holland College Registrar Maureen Duffy said the new January intake applies to programs in the areas of business, health, policing, and one trades program, Plumbing/Pipefitting. The
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Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology

PEI’s Nautilus Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Croda International Plc (“Croda”), celebrated its official opening today as the new Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology. The acquisition of Nautilus in Q1 2018 and continued investment by Croda to establish the new Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology in PEI will accelerate the company’s research and product development
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Done dining

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

It’s funny how things happen.

In 1999 I was a university dropout working at the bingo hall, and slopping drinks at a local bar. Not that there’s any shame in either of those occupations, but they didn’t present much in the way of future career opportunities. After repeated suggestions that I parlee my smooth bingo calling skills into a career in radio, I threw
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A gift of Island poetry: Judy Gaudet

Curated by Deidre Kessler

Anticipation

Outside my window the world is hovering
on hummingbird wings beating such a quick time
it’s as if it’s standing still, holding its breath
until it lets go and roars and batters through
this still scene with snow flying and winds baffling
the house, the garden disappearing in a blind
whirling robe of white fire. The geranium, the begonia,
David and Star and I stand
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Served with love

Served with love
Christmas dinner at St. Anthony’s in Woodstock

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Preston and Helen Murphy had an idea kicking around for several years. They wanted to put on a Christmas day dinner. Preston said, “Christmas day was always hard for me. I thought it might be hard for others too.” His wife Helen joined in, “After the kids left the nest, it was time to try it.”

That was eight years ago. The annual
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Stout season

Stout season
The Brew

by Bryan Carver

During the winter months as the days grow shorter and the weather cools, beer lovers often reach for the comfort of darker beers. The brewers of Prince Edward Island have been busy preparing a variety of stouts all which are perfectly suited to be enjoyed with friends and family over the holidays.

A favourite with many Island beer drinkers, Barnone’s ‘La Vaca Loca’ is the
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Two new books by Clint Morrison

Two new books by Clint Morrison
CAPTAIN: A Brief Biography of Captain E.R “Ben” Pike (1921-2016)
Soul Fire: Poetic Cries of a Baby Boomer

On November 3, Island writer, J. Clinton Morrison, launched two new books at Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside. The first book, entitled CAPTAIN: A Brief Biography of Captain E.R. “Ben” Pike (1921-2016), Summerside, P.E.I. (51 pages, staple-bound), was written in memory of a good
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Some Upcoming Events

Debussy Préludes

St. Paul’s Church
January 18 Pianist Sarah Hagen will perform Debussy’s first book of Préludes  [ ... ]

Bluegrass at the Carriage House

February 3
Beaconsfield Carriage House Janet McGarry and Wildwood, a favourite PEI band, will be fea [ ... ]

Blaze

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

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Judy Gaudet

Curated by Deidre Kessler Anticipation Outside my window the world is hovering
on hummingbird wings [ ... ]

Coy—power trio

Talking Bands by Evan James Ceretti Story Sheidow (guitar, vocals), Emilee Sorrey (drums, vocals), [ ... ]

Distinguished alumni

Holland College awards Jan Cowper, Irwin MacKinnon, David Poirier The Holland College Foundation ha [ ... ]