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Murder Mystery at Crowbush

Murder Mystery at Crowbush on August 26 at 8 pm promises to be a unique evening of intrigue, revenge [ ... ]

Life Drawing Sessions

Drop-in drawing sessions are held on Sundays this summer from 2–4 pm in Stratford at the R. L. Cot [ ... ]

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 response, the Law Society of P.E.I. established the Call To Action committee and partnered with the P.E.I. branch of the Canadian Bar Association to begin the process of creating cultural awareness in the Island legal community. The first in a series of sessions took place on February 3, 2017. The day-long event examined the history and legacy of Residential Schools in Canada.

The Call to Action Committee plans to continue to work toward the goal of developing cultural competency. Future sessions will focus on providing education in other areas identified in the TRC Report, including the United Nations Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Aboriginal Rights, Indigenous Law and Aboriginal – Crown Relations. Each session will be developed following engagement with, and direction from the leadership of the Mi'kmaq community. 

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Some Upcoming Events

Organ recitals

Series continues in Charlottetown and Tignish August 22 & 23
Tignish & Charlott [ ... ]

Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate

September 7
Confederation Centre Art Gallery The PEI Writers’ Guild invites the public to an eveni [ ... ]

Barenaked Ladies at Confed

October 16
Homburg Theatre Barenaked Ladies are bringing their Canada ONE-FIVE-0H Fall tou [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Grit and grace

Profile: Tara MacLean by Jane Ledwell Tara MacLean-Grand’s grandmother always told her: one day, [ ... ]

Cloggeroo

Island Folk Festival back for its 4th year Cloggeroo is back for its 4th annual Island Folk Festiva [ ... ]

Fiddler’s dream

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