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Start with a Seedling

Start with a Seedling is a unique intergenerational program that brings together community volunteer [ ... ]

Mental Health First Aid

Adult course offered in French The PEI French Health Network and the Centre Belle-Alliance announce [ ... ]

Retrospective

Retrospective
The films of Alanis Obomsawin at City Cinema

L’ipéen, The Charlottetown Film Society, The National Film Board, with the help of the City of Charlottetown, are organizing a retrospective of six movies directed by Alanis Obomsawin to be screened at City Cinema in the first two weeks of July.

One of the most acclaimed Indigenous directors in the world, Alanis Obomsawin came to cinema from performance
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FilmPEI

The Government of Canada, through the Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), will provide a non-repayable contribution of $118,250 to support infrastructure upgrades and equipment acquisition for FilmPEI. The Government of PEI is leasing space to the organization and, through Innovation PEI and Regional and Rural Development, is providing $66,920 in non-repayable contributions to support the move into
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Kooperman online

Kooperman online
Feature film for free

Starting on May 5, the Island-made comedy movie Kooperman will be available to view free online. To celebrate the launch, there will be a free screening of the film at Lightning Bolt Comics, 99 Grafton Street, Charlottetown, that evening at 8 pm. Admission to this screening is open to 14A viewers until capacity is reached.

Starring all Island talent, Kooperman tells the story
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Communication tool for film

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has announced support for Onset Communication Inc. to develop, build and market a new wireless communication tool for PEI’s film industry. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing a $160,000 repayable contribution to the company to develop and commercialize its proprietary tablet app that allows directors,
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Heritage Minute

Heritage Minute
L. M. Montgomery featured

Historica Canada launched a new Heritage Minute to coincide with 2018 International Women’s Day on March 8. 

The new Heritage Minute features PEI literary icon L. M. Montgomery and was created in consultation with UPEI past-president Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Epperly and Montgomery scholars Dr. Mary Rubio and Dr. Laura Robinson.

Dr. Epperly is an internationally
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Meet Spinch

Meet Spinch
Indie games meets indie comics—Queen Bee Games

Queen Bee Games, artist Jesse Jacobs, and musician James Kirkpatrick (Thesis Sahib) have announced their partnership on the production of Spinch, a fast running, sensory experience that combines the tradition of artistic indie games with the spirit of indie comics. 

Transcend the material realm and enter into a world teeming with psychedelia.
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100-day Field Trip

100-day Field Trip
Terrence Taylor builds online community via video content

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Imagine being able to exchange video content for travel resources? Well, that is exactly what Terrence Taylor Media (TTM) has set out to do through a 100-day field trip around the world.

Terrence Taylor, founder of TTM, says young content creators living and working in Atlantic Canada should travel to
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School video contest

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) has launched its annual high school video contest. With a theme of Focus on Safety, PEI high school students are encouraged to produce a two-minute video on workplace safety for a chance to win $1,000 and another $1,000 for their school. The video contest is part of a nation-wide initiative of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). The
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Discover Charlottetown videos

Discover Charlottetown has announced the launch of 4 video ads for its 2018 marketing campaign. It’s the first time the city’s destination marketing organization has created an ad exclusively targeted at the millennial traveller, marking a new focus for the city’s tourism operators. Discover Charlottetown hired Furrow Creative to produce the videos and will release them in targeted geographic
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Make It Your Business

Make It Your Business
New video series about family violence in public places

With the support and vision of the City of Charlottetown Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Taskforce, Family Violence Prevention Services has launched a new video series that takes aim at family violence in public places and work environments.

The “Make it Your Business” video series offers brief, practical examples of how to recognize signs of family
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Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

Summer 1993

September 21–26
City Cinema PG, some language, mature content
Dir: Carla Simón, Spain, 98 min. Lai [ ... ]

Down With Demon Rum

September 16, 23 & 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]