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COPD screening

November is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Awareness Month and Islanders are encourage [ ... ]

Cornwall Family Trail-Walk Series

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

Barbara Parsons

Seizing the Ivy: A Pompey Tale—Barbara ParsonsSeizing the Ivy: A Pompey Tale by Barbara Parsons has been published by Bunim & Bannigan, Ltd.

A veteran ward sister and nurse, Ivy Maude Gorwick survived years of bicycling to work in a blacked-out city beneath the flak-rattled night skies of World War Two. She now anticipates a respite from years of hard work and lonely widowhood as a resident of The Glebe Repose, a modish elderly care facility. But things are not as they seem, and there are still battles to be won. Ivy fights for her convictions with dignity against bureaucrats and bunglers.

Barbara P. Parsons was born in Portsmouth, England, to a naval family. She was active for many years in green and animal liberation issues, and contributed articles to Sierra Club’s Wildlife Involvement News and edited the UFETA (Unitarians for Ethical Treatment of Animals) newsletter. Her novel, Beulah Kettlehole and the Patriarchal Ice, was published in 2001 by the Writers Club Press and reprinted in 2016 by Bunim and Bannigan.

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Some Upcoming Events

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit Eventbrite.ca for advanc [ ... ]

The Boarding House

The Murray Players November 23–25
Murray River Community Hall The Murray Players will perform the [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
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Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]