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Canadian Celtic Choir Concert

The Knights of Columbus Council #10808 Cornwall, in partnership with the PEI Council of People with  [ ... ]

St Mary's Anglican Church Yard Sale

St Mary's Anglican Church in Summerside will hold their Annual Yard Sale on June 23 from 6–8 pm an [ ... ]

Community-based women’s wellness services

Island women can now make appointments for community-based women’s wellness services in Charlottetown and Summerside. 

On May 1, Health PEI began offering several community-based services as part of the Women’s Wellness Program at the Polyclinic in Charlottetown and Harbourside Health Centre in Summerside, including: post-partum mental health support; pregnancy loss
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New website for bird lovers

A new website is available for bird lovers on PEI at birdsoftheworld.info/prince-edward-island/. Readers can find short descriptions, anecdotes, photos, and videos. The website has sections on bird feeding, bird watching, bird nests and conservation. Links and resources (such as bird lists and indexes) are provided. Bird lovers are invited to send their bird photos,
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Provincial Heritage Fair

Provincial Heritage Fair

Students from across Prince Edward Island presented projects about their community, history, and culture at the Provincial Heritage Fair.

More than 180 students in grades 5 through 9 — from 22 schools — participated in this year’s fair, held on May 4 at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The top projects from each grade level received medals and certificates, and students also received a number
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Mayor Clifford Lee recognized

Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee was presented with the Bruce H. Yeo Memorial Award for his outstanding contribution to municipal government at the annual meeting of the Federation of PEI Municipalities in April.  

Clifford Lee began his elected career with the City of Charlottetown as a councillor for Ward 1. He was elected as Mayor of Charlottetown in November 2003 and, now in his
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Infrastructure upgrade funding

Government of Canada provides support in Western PEI

Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Honourable Pat Murphy, PEI Minister for Rural and Regional Development, joined representatives from 11
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Angel Investment Fund

Angel fund will support entrepreneurs, spur economic growth

A new $4 million angel investment fund will help jump-start local businesses at a phase of their development when they need it the most and help drive economic growth and prosperity for Prince Edward Island.

As part of the 2017-2018 provincial budget, the province announced $2 million towards a new Angel Investment Fund. This investment
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The Humble Barber

The Humble Barber
Sean Aylward redefines the barbering business

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

The Humble Barber, Sean Aylward, says his business is about more than just trimming beards. The barbers in these shops work hard to craft and shape to suit their customers’ lifestyle and comfort levels.

The first of the two shops opened in April 2015 in Summerside, and then expanded to Charlottetown in January
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Celebrating 150

Celebrating 150
Wyatt Heritage properties built in 1867

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

This writer was given a tour of all three Wyatt Heritage Properties in Summerside recently. I was excited and inspired and thank Jean and Marlene for their patience and generosity in sharing their passion. Perhaps those properties will be the source of another article.

But for now, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Wyatt Museum
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The Guest Book: Ann Sherman

By definition

I’ve been thinking a great deal about culture recently and what I could say about it that might be new, or interesting, or challenging. It’s not been an easy process; my thoughts have been going back and forth, ebbing and flowing like ice in the Charlottetown harbour.

So, I looked in my dictionaries and they didn’t help much; but there were so many different definitions of “culture”
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Get going

Get going

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

In January as our friends were leaving for Spain, they said, “Why not visit us in Valencia? We’ll have an empty bedroom.”

For two months we waffled: “It’s so complicated…what if…I don’t know.”

“Don’t Know What?” my son exclaimed. “Go!”

So we went to sunny Spain. A brief summary: Wine. Oranges. Olives. Chocolate-filled puff pastries. Café con leche. Bocadillos.
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Some Upcoming Events

Crapaud Exhibition 2017

Schedule of events July 28–30
Crapaud Agriplex and Exhibition Grounds Friday, July 28 9 am–12  [ ... ]

Window Horses

May 26–30
City Cinema G. Animation. Dir: Ann Marie Fleming, Canada, 88 min. Shohreh Aghdashloo, El [ ... ]

Colossal

May 31–June 3
City Cinema 14A. Dir: Nacho Vigalondo, Canada/Spain, 110 min. Anne Hathaway, Ja [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

At the microphone

Profile: Kinley Dowling by Jane Ledwell Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical persona [ ... ]

Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along t...

Canada 150 residency and concert series at The Dunk When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills passed away s [ ... ]

Bells restored

The Bells of St. Dunstan’s Basilica to ring again on Canada Day Until this winter, the 18 bells o [ ... ]