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Eye exam program

Through the Eye See . . . Eye Learn® program, children entering kindergarten can receive a free eye [ ... ]

Charlottetown Toastmasters Breakfast Clu...

The Charlottetown Toastmasters Breakfast Club can help you to eliminate filler words ("um" and "ah") [ ... ]

CCOA will livestream 2017 Symons Lecture

On November 23 at 12 pm Confederation Centre of the Arts will livestream, in both official languages, The 2017 Symons Medal and Lecture. This year the Symons Medal is awarded to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P.J. Trudeau.

The Symons Medal and Lecture event will also feature a live 30-minute performance of the Centre’s 2017 Young Company production The Dream Catchers.
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2017 Symons Medal

2017 Symons Medal
Prestigious honour to be awarded to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that the 2017 Symons Medal will be awarded to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P.J. Trudeau. The Symons Medal is one of Canada’s most prestigious honours and recognizes a distinguished person who has made an exceptional contribution to Canadian life. The
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The Guest Book: Suzanne Scott

The craft cycle

As the final cruise ship leaves port and the few remaining seasonal shops close up for the year, the craft community of Prince Edward Island winds down from a busy tourist season. With top notch weather combined with Canada 150 celebrations, PEI was buzzing for the last few months and this creative community on the Island played a major role in it.

Over 1.3 Million tourists visit
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Going bold

Going bold
Trudy Spooner refinishes furniture with flair

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, so the saying goes. In a world where it is so easy to throw unwanted items in the dump or at the end of your driveway, Trudy Spooner takes pride in taking something old and making it new again. 

T-Spoon of Sugar furniture is nothing like the modern buy-it-cheap
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Clear skies

Clear skies

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

It was one of those clear calm evenings when you could feel the temperature dropping as the sun sank below the tree line. We picked all the cucumbers and squash, wrapped a blanket snugly around the climbing tomatoes, and reluctantly went indoors. Time to face the music and start a fire in the woodstove.

Sitting by the stove with a glass of wine felt just right;
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A good time

A good time
Summerside Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

"Love the people, love the kids,” declares longtime Summerside Farmers’ Market vendor Ranald MacFarlane. Mr. MacFarlane, who owns Pleasant Pork, offers free meat samples and hand stamps (a pig of course) to the children. “There’s a large playroom at the Market. Sometimes it’s the kids bringing their parents,” he says, “It’s just
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Seasonal greetings

One Great Thing
by Ann Thurlow

Down where Euston Street becomes Brighton Road, there is a garden of astonishing beauty. Every time you see it, it’s different: it’s seasonal, it’s festive, it’s somber, it’s celebratory. A mysterious someone has taken the time to turn a tiny front yard into a gobsmacking gift. Is their own private symphony they’re hearing? Or is this an offering to random passersby?
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New UPEI Chair

New UPEI Chair

UPEI recently introduced Dr. Kate Scarth as the inaugural Chair in L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture. As chair, Dr. Scarth will create public engagement activities centred on the life and writings of Lucy Maud Montgomery. She will also teach and develop the core courses in the Faculty of the Arts’ newest program: Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (ACLC).

Order of PEI presented

The 2017 recipients of the Order of Prince Edward Island were honoured at an investiture ceremony at Government House recently. Chancellor of the Order, the Honourable H. Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor, conferered the honour on the Honourable Catherine Callbeck, C.M.; Catherine Hennessey, C.M.; and James Clement MacAulay. The honour recognizes those Islanders who have shown excellence or
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President’s Choice Children’s Charity

President’s Choice® Children’s Charity, established and funded in part by Loblaw Companies Limited, has committed $150 million in fundraising and corporate support over the next decade to address childhood hunger. Supported by Loblaw’s network of more than 1,100 grocery stores, millions of customers and almost 200,000 employees, the charity has become one of the largest charitable funders of
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Some Upcoming Events

Photography Plus

Leona Arsenault exhibit at MacNaught Centre Until November 30
MacNaught Centre Photographer Leona A [ ... ]

One night only

Menopause The Musical at the Homburg theatre November 25
Homburg Theatre  Menopause can be a d [ ... ]

Memorial Carol Event at St. Paul’s

December 10
St. Paul's Church Did your mother or father have a favourite Christmas carol? Wouldn’t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Counting blessings

Profile: Adam Perry by Jane Ledwell By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-ha [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be st [ ... ]

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]