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Seeking choir singers

Luminos Ensemble, a new professional choral ensemble based in Charlottetown, will perform its inaugu [ ... ]

Parent and Baby Social Hour

The PEI Military Family Resource Centre are launching Parent and Baby Social Hour at HMCS Queen Char [ ... ]

The Sisters’ Teaching and Knowledge Garden

Four faculties at the University of Prince Edward Island have announced a joint initiative that will support efforts to indigenize the curriculum. This is another step being undertaken by the University to honour its commitment to the recommendations and calls to action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report.

The Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, and School of
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Federal and provincial benefits for Islanders

Low or modest-income Islanders, or those receiving social assistance, may be eligible for more money from the provincial and federal governments. 

Eligibility is based on factors such as the size of the family, age and income. Families with children may be eligible for: Canada Child Benefit (up to $6,400 per child each year); Child Disability Benefit (up to $2,730 per child each
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The Guest Book: Michelle MacCallum

Soul in the game

These days I spend an immoderate amount of time thinking about how we define culture. What do we mean when we talk about cultural activities, policies or programs? We most often think arts, our ethnic backgrounds, our collective values. And indeed, culture is all those things. But when it really comes down to it, we can’t speak of culture without speaking of change. Culture is not
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Storms of life

Storms of life

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

We survived the winter’s first real snowstorm. Last night the wind howled all through the wee hours, ice pellets beat noisily against the windows, and the whole house creaked and groaned uncomfortably. It seemed that morning would never come, but morning did come and with it a transformed white world that beckoned us outside. So it was on with the snowshoes and
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Heritage Awards

Heritage Awards
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation presentations

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards are presented each year to individuals or groups in recognition of architecture, writing, architectural preservation, genealogy and general heritage activities. Presentation of the awards took place on February 21.

Award of Honour:

Ed MacDonald, nominated by Georges Arsenault. The PEI Museum and
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Journée Internationale de la Francophonie

Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) is part of the events surrounding the Journée Internationale de la Francophonie on March 20, which is organized every year around the world to promote the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. In 2016, more than 2500 activities took place across Canada, such as community gatherings, multicultural meetings, ceremonies, shows,
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RCL Branch No. 9 is moving

The Royal Canadian Legion’s (RCL) mission is to serve retired veterans, currently serving military, RCMP members and their families; to promote remembrance and to serve community and country. With support from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150), the RCL Branch No. 9, in Kensington, PEI will move to a new location enabling it to provide full barrier-free accessibility to
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RCMP Musical Ride

RCMP Musical Ride

The City of Charlottetown has been chosen as one of the host cities for the RCMP Musical Ride cross-country tour in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.

The ride will take place July 15 and July 16 at Canadian Diabetes Association Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown at 46 Kensington Road.

The Musical Ride gives the public an opportunity to experience the RCMP’s heritage and traditions. It also
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New medical advisor

The Workers Compensation Board is pleased to welcome Dr. Hendrik Visser as the new Medical Advisor for WCB. Dr. Visser is a long-time family physician and continues to practice part-time at the Wholeness Family Clinic in Crapaud. 

As WCB’s Medical Advisor, Dr. Visser will work closely with physicians and other healthcare providers to ensure a positive relationship and a common understanding
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Legal community undertakes cultural competency training

The Law Society of P.E.I. is collaborating with the Mi'kmaq community in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Call to Action. The TRC was established to inform all Canadians about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Among the 94 Calls to Action outlined in its Report the TRC asked law societies to provide cultural competency training to their members. 

In
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Some Upcoming Events

I, Daniel Blake

March 31–April 4
City Cinema
14A, course language, disturbing content
Dir: Ken Loach, UK, 100 min.  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

April 5 & 19
Cineplex Summerside Filmworks Summerside continues its spring film series on W [ ... ]

BOOM!

Theatrical production chronicles the years 1945–1970  March 31
Homburg Theatre Coming to the [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Servant of Song

Profile: Jon Rehder by Jane Ledwell Jon Rehder describes himself as a “jack-of-all-trades” mus [ ... ]

eWatch Safe Exchange Zone

Police adopt recommendation from Youth Retention Advisory Board City of Charlottetown Police Servic [ ... ]

Legal community undertakes cultural comp...

The Law Society of P.E.I. is collaborating with the Mi'kmaq community in response to the Truth and R [ ... ]