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Stretching the season

The Canadian Safe Boating Council would like boaters to enjoy all that fall boating has to offer but [ ... ]

Newcomer Orientation Sessions

The City of Charlottetown is hosting it's first two Newcomer Orientation Sessions of the year on Sep [ ... ]

Love for Montgomery

Love for Montgomery

In L.M. Montgomery’s beloved Anne of Green Gables, the Avery Scholarship was an object of fierce competition between Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe.

The Avery Award is a very real, new award at UPEI, established in appreciation of the legacy of Montgomery, and its very first recipient is Michaela Wipond, a third-year English major from Calgary, Alberta.

Wipond first fell in love with the writings
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Veritas Acadie en vente

La Société internationale Veritas Acadie (la SIVA) fait savoir que la 6e édition (152 pages) de sa revue “Veritas Acadie” est actuellement disponible aux points de vente suivants: à Miscouche au Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É., à Summerside au Centre Belle-Alliance et au Centre Eptek et à Charlottetown à la librairie Bookmark et à la Beaconsfield Historic House. Info: chouetteacadienne.siva @gmail.com.

Some Weather We’re Having

The 2018 PEI weather trivia calendar

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab has launched the 2018 edition of its PEI weather trivia calendar. “Some Weather We’re Having!” is available for sale at Bookmark in the Confederation Court Mall, Murphy’s Pharmacies in the Charlottetown area, or at the UPEI Climate Research Lab on campus.

Co-authored by Don Jardine and Dr. Adam Fenech, the weather trivia
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Redefining 'Realistic'

Redefining 'Realistic'
Shift your perspective. Seize your potential. Own your story.
Heather Moyse

Having grown up on Prince Edward Island, Heather Moyse never imagined she would be in a position to motivate and empower other people to achieve their potential. With perspective, drive and determination, Heather has pushed herself in ways she never thought possible. From two-time Olympic gold medalist to World Rugby Hall
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The Back Settlement

The Back Settlement
Margaret A. Westlie

Prince Edward Island author Margaret A. Westlie has announced the launch of her latest novel, The Back Settlement, at 1 pm on December 2, at the Montague Rotary Library.

Westlie is the author of severa; novels set on Prince Edward Island: her Scottish Pioneers (formerly Selkirk Stories) novels (Mattie’s StoryAnna’s Secret, and An Irregular Marriage) and her
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Frank Jadis

Frank Jadis
A Mi’kmaq from the John Jadis Clan, Mi’kmaq Chief of Lennox Island, 1948-52, 1962-64
Barbara Jadis-Bruised Head

A new family history of a prominent Island Mi’kmaq family has just been published, Frank Jadis: A Mi’kmaq from the John Jadis Clan, Mi’kmaq Chief of Lennox Island, 1948-52, 1962-64.

Frank Jadis (1908-1986) was the Chief of Lennox Island Band on PEI for six years—1948-52 and 1962-64.
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Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy 1820–2016

Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy 1820–2016
Leonard Cusack

From 1888 to 2016 on PEI, the Owen Connolly Estate has funded approximately $3 million to help thousands of Island students of Irish Catholic heritage gain a higher education, and achieve career success. A new book, Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy 1820-2016, by historian Leonard Cusack, is the remarkable rags-to-riches story of the man who created this legacy, and the people
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A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition

A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition
Frank Pigot and the Hillsoborough River Association

On December 4 from 7 to 9 pm at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House on the corner of West and Kent Street, the Hillsborough River Association will launch A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition’s A History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated & Extended Edition in Charlottetown. Profits from its sales will be invested in the
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The Somewhere Sun

The Somewhere Sun
Mark Belfry

Mark Belfry’s The Somewhere Sun will launch December 6 at 7 pm at The Haviland Club. Mark wants everyone to celebrate with him, and so as with his first launch is offering a free beverage with every book purchase, and even with the random gift of a free book.

The Somewhere Sun follows from the end of The Suncaster, in which several people pass through an experimental device used to
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Verbivoracious Festschrift: Volume Six

Verbivoracious Festschrift: Volume Six
The Oulipo
Anthology various authors

Local author Jeff Bursey is in good company in the latest anthology from Verbivoracious Press. Verbivoracious Festschrift: Volume Six: The Oulipo (October 2017) is a 500+-page collection featuring work by a roster of internationally respected writers (David Bellos, Andriana Minou, Lance Olsen, and Philip Terry, among others) who were invited to write a piece of
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Some Upcoming Events

Pink Floyd tribute at Harbourfront

November 2
Harbourfront Theatre PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd will come to Harbourfront Theatre in Sum [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Forage PEI

First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown October 18 & 19
Various locations A new a [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]