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Sexual health walk-in clinic

A sexual health walk-in clinic will offer Islanders another way to access sexual health services, in [ ... ]

A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 7 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Acadian showman
Profile: Christian Gallant

by Jane Ledwell

Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at this year’s closing show of the Acadian Festival, creating a lot of work for the show’s artistic director, Christian Gallant, charged with keeping tabs on them all. As a contract event organizer, stage manager, proposal writer, communications and marketing expert, and social media voice, you could say
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The same mistakes

The same mistakes
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I begin the section on Biological Diversity with a lovely picture of a lion. I use the image to get the students thinking about what diversity actually means. At the most ridiculous end of the spectrum is the idea of a zoo. Having more species in one place has little to do with a healthy, diverse
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The St. Lawrence

The St. Lawrence
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Little Harbour, Basin Head, South Lake, East Point Lighthouse… until the Hermanville wind turbines sink below the horizon and we are alone with our ferry and the open sea.

We are en route to Montréal, by water. First north to the Magdalen Islands/les Îles de la Madeleine; change ships and head west to the
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Pixels & Glory

 Pixels & Glory
Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown hosts competition

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

In the spirit of friendly rivalry, Pixels & Glory, a new graphic competition organized by the Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown (GDGC), plans to host events each month where local designers and their peers solve an assigned design problem in 90 minutes or less.

Making up the board of GDGC are
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Lighthouse Willie

Lighthouse Willie
West Point Lighthouse is a spooky place

Paranormal by Ivy Wigmore

The West Point lighthouse boasts a number of distinctions. The tallest lighthouse on PEI, it’s a designated heritage site became the first working lighthouse to operate as an inn in 1987. It may be best known for another claim to fame, though. In 2017, Google Street View identified West Point lighthouse as one of the 10 spookiest
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Farmhouse ale

Farmhouse ale
Upstreet’s De Novo available in limited release

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Every summer, Upstreet Craft Brewing celebrates their anniversary by hosting a couple of highly anticipated events; a lively block party to thank and celebrate with their loyal following and the annual limited release of their popular bottle conditioned farmhouse ale, De Novo.

A farmhouse ale can be brewed in many different
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A passion for cinema

A passion for cinema
Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema

by Dave Stewart

Anyone checking out City Cinema’s schedule over the last few months has probably noticed the presence of more and more classic films. It’s an opportunity for all of us to expand our viewing experience and knowledge, and to see some of our favourites on a large screen with an engaged audience. And it’s all because of Laurent
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A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Things My Buddy Said

Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
like you wouldn’t believe. Like you never seen.
One time I got out of the car. I was 15, 16

and I was with my father. It was hot, man.
A hot summer. We were at the grocery store,
in the parking lot and this guy cut us off

and I went over and hauled him out and just
hammered him. Got back in the car and my
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STEAM PEI

Multi-media show by Video Phase Lumens October 27
Harbourfront Theatre Discover STEAM (science, tec [ ... ]

Pink Floyd tribute at Harbourfront

November 2
Harbourfront Theatre PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd will come to Harbourfront Theatre in Sum [ ... ]

Halloween Masquerade

Benefit Dance for Shannon Morriscey October 26 In May 2018, Shannon Morriscey, a single mother wit [ ... ]

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Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

Destiny Best

Release date on World Suicide Prevention Day Local singer/songwriter Destiny Best is tapping into h [ ... ]

FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from t [ ... ]