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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm at Provincial Palliativ [ ... ]


FLOTILLA/FLOTTILLE is a new gathering focusing on nomadic and temporary elements of contemporary art [ ... ]

Passport to PEI Heritage

The Community Museums Association of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Passport to Prince Edward Island Heritage. The last time this circulated was in 2003. The Passport is a joint project of the Community Museums Association and the PEI Museum & Heritage Foundation to celebrate and commemorate Canada’s 150th. Funding for the project was provided in part by the

Small things

Small things

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

The news is full of big things going on in the world. Elections, hurricanes, tornadoes. Flooding in Quebec. Fissures in Antarctic ice shelves.

All these big things began with tiny events. Even that iceberg floating down from Greenland past Newfoundland must have been the result of a “final straw”: one last ice crystal melted and boom! the glacier started to

Macphail Woods news

More than 2,000 acres of King’s County forest will continue to be restored under the management of the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry project. The provincial government has renewed a license agreement with the Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island, the organization that supports the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project. The 10-year agreement allows the project to continue

Cycling in Charlottetown

The City of Charlottetown plans to work with all of its partners, including Cycling PEI, on improving the cycling experience in the city. The goal of the initiative is to help create a cycling-friendly city where active transportation is a key part of the community culture. The initiative includes a number of components from infrastructure, education and outreach, as well as the involvement of

Volunteers in hospitals

Health PEI has launched a new program offering opportunities to volunteer at hospitals and publically-funded long-term care homes in Alberton and O’Leary. Islanders can self register and schedule at which facility, when, and in what role they want to volunteer. The program will identify and match French speaking volunteers and patients. There are currently 11 active members volunteering in

IWK Telethon breaks records

It was another record-breaking year for the annual IWK Telethon on CTV with Maritimers pledging $6,462,352.04 in support of the IWK. The show wrapped up for the 33rd time recently after broadcasting live from the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and remote locations in Sydney, Saint John and Charlottetown this weekend. The IWK Telethon is the IWK’s largest annual fundraiser and supports the most

Public Schools Branch director

A new director has been appointed to the board of the Public Schools Branch. Dale Sabean of Kensington brings years of education experience to the position as a former teacher, principal, school board administrator, and superintendent. Minister Currie appointed Sabean to fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Pat Mella in April. Sabean’s appointment became effective May 15.

Suicide Prevention Strategy

The Department of Health and Wellness and the Canadian Mental Health Association announced a new partnership to develop a Provincial Suicide Prevention Strategy for PEI. The goal of a Provincial Suicide Prevention Strategy will be to lower suicide rates. The Strategy will include preventative goals, priority areas for reducing suicide risk, recommendations for enhanced coordination of services and

Improving children’s lives

Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers signed an historic agreement in Ottawa recently on a common framework to improve the lives of Canadian children and their families. The governments of Canada and PEI led the development of the framework, which will be supported by $7.5 billion in federal funding over 11 years to create and support more high quality, affordable child care across the

Annual paper usage tree plant

Local businesses and the City of Charlottetown planted approximately 100 trees on May 31 thanks to an environmental initiative that offsets the annual paper usage of the participating businesses. McInnes Cooper’s Charlottetown office initiated the Business Tree Planting Challenge in 2014 and the City of Charlottetown has been working in partnership with them to organize this initiative ever since.

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Some Upcoming Events

Coro Dolce concerts

Choral music in S’side, Bonshaw, Montague and Charlottetown July 23 & 30
Various locations&nbs [ ... ]

Glenda’s Kitchen

Glenda Landry’s musical cooking show  Select dates at 1:30 pm
Studio 1 Glenda Landry re [ ... ]

64th Annual Crapaud Exhibition 2017

Schedule of events July 28–30
Crapaud Agriplex and Exhibition Grounds The 64th Annual Crapaud Exh [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Best medicine

Profile: Raymond Arsenault by Jane Ledwell "I really believe that saying, ‘Laughter is the best  [ ... ]

Building Brighter Futures Campaign

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services (PEI FVPS) launched a Building Brighter Futures Campaign ear [ ... ]

Libraries end overdue fines for children...

Island families will no longer have to pay fines on overdue children’s materials beginning June 1. [ ... ]