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Meditation Retreat

The PEI Shambhala Meditation Group will host a Level I retreat, "The Art of Being Human," on October [ ... ]

RePurpose for a Purpose: Design Challeng...

RePurpose for a Purpose: Design Challenge Gala will be held at the Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen Str [ ... ]

Aviation history

Aviation history
Air Force Heritage Park in Summerside

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

You don’t have to be ex-military to enjoy, marvel and reflect as you follow the brick pathway that winds through the Heritage Park at the former CFB Summerside, Slemon Park. Opened in August 25, 2011, the beautiful green space, now dotted with grand gardens, is home to the Commemorative Stone Project. The pathway winds around three former

The Other Side

The Other Side

The Cove
by JoDee Samuelson

Local folklore has it that when you can see The Other Side clearly, it’s going to rain, which must be because the air pressure is falling and there are fewer molecules of dust and moisture over the water to impede your view. At those times Nova Scotia looks close enough to reach out and touch, and it’s easy to imagine our earliest people making the trip across the Strait

PEI Bag Co expands

Since 1935, when three Island entrepreneurs established a jute bag operation for the growing potato market, PEI Bag Co. Ltd. has been providing food producers with attractive and practical packaging options. Federal support for PEI Bag Co. Ltd. for the expansion and modernization was recently announced. Through its Business Development Program (BDP), ACOA is providing a repayable contribution of

Island Entertainment Expo 2019

Maine Group has announced the launch of the Island Entertainment Expo. IEX will be held for the first time during the spring of 2019, hosted at the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre in downtown Charlottetown. Maine Group confirmed that they’ve signed an initial three-year contract to make IEX an annual event on PEI.

IEX was created and is envisioned to be a full-scale fan convention that

2017 Palmer Conference at UPEI

2017 Palmer Conference at UPEI

Trade and commerce, environment and energy, and defence and security are topics that affect all Canadians. As a leader for innovation and social development, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) will host the 2017 Palmer Conference to welcome discussion on these important topics.

First held in 2010, the Palmer Conference on Public Sector Leadership brings together business leaders,

The way to travel

The way to travel
Green Isle Air Heli Tours would like to take you for a ride

There is a yet another way to see the Island—from the air in a helicopter, courtesy of Green Isle Air Heli Tours. 

Hugh Andrews and Wendy McTaggart operate a successful helicopter maintenance business on Vancouver Island, but, like others before them, decided to buy a piece of PEI while here on a vacation. They found a heritage

Virtual reality home design

Damien Morris Designs is the first Interior Designer on PEI to offer 3D visual concept drawings viewed with Virtual Reality (VR) glasses. The company specializes in kitchen design, but is able to offer the VR experience with any home or residential space. The renderings are all drawn to scale and include detailed finishing features of the design including paint color, tile, fixtures, cabinet style

Summerside walking tour

Visitors to Summerside this summer have had the opportunity to experience the new self-guided walking tour launched by Culture Summerside, the arts, heritage, and culture division of the port city of Summerside.

The colourful guide, presented in both French and English notes thirty-six points of interest in the waterfront and historic downtown core. The variety of the tour, which can be done in

New Charlottetown dog park

A new dog park, located off of Acadian Dr, Hillsborough Park, opened recently. The fenced in area offers approx 12,000 square feet of open green space for dogs to enjoy off-leash activity. Signage with rules for the dog park has been installed. Dog clean up bags and waste bins are provided along with benches for park users to sit as their dogs enjoy their freedom. Play equipment has also been

Road to the Roar title sponsor

Curling Canada has announced that Home Hardware will be the title sponsor for the Road to the Roar Pre-Trials. The 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials are scheduled for November 6–12 at Credit Union Place in Summerside and will determine the final 2 entries in each gender for the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, December 2–10 in Ottawa. That’s the event that will decide Canada’s

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Some Upcoming Events

Ria Mae & Scott Helman

October 21
Hunter's Ale House Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. recording artist Ria Mae and Warn [ ... ]

Twenty artists

Wyatt House and Lefurgey Centre celebratre 150 years Until September 29
Lefurgey Cultural Centre Th [ ... ]


A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars in Charlottetown Select dates
Confederation Centre A new outdo [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Fiddler’s dream

Profile: Gary Chipman by Jane Ledwell "Listening to (Don Messer and his Islanders as a kid, I was  [ ... ]

Chas Mike Pete

Monday Night Concert at Victoria Playhouse Chas, Mike and Pete are old friends getting back togethe [ ... ]

Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ Commem...

The Confederation Centre of the Arts will be commemorating the 2500th showing of Anne of Green Gable [ ... ]