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Agricultural Hall of Fame

Dr. Robert A. Curtis inducted

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) recently announced the induction, posthumously, of Dr. Robert “Bob” A. Curtis (1931–2019) to the Atlantic ...

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Environmental resource

Island Nature Trust gets donation from PEI liquor stores

A five-year agreement with PEI Liquor Control Commission (PEILCC) and partnering suppliers, has helped the Island Nature Trust (INT) acquire natural a...

2023 Canada Winter Games mascot

Meet Wowkwis (Whoa-quis), the official mascot of the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Named after the Mi’kmaq First Nations peoples’ word for “red fox,...

Christmas in Victoria

Performances and shops coordinate hours for the holidays

Victoria by the Sea is a summer destination for fine crafts, culinary treats, and entertaining performances, but this year, Victoria-based businesses ...

Renee Laprise is moving on

FilmPEI’s ED leaving after eight years of success

After eight years, FilmPEI’s Renee Laprise has decided to leave her role as executive director of FilmPEI. “I am proud of everything that I have ...

Climate Change and Islands

Institute of Island Studies co-hosts virtual event at COP26

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is underway in Glasgow, Scotland. UPEI’s Institute of Island Studies is co-h...

Local amputee helps carry on War Amps legacy

As we approach Remembrance Day, Matthew Handrahan, 28, of Charlottetown, recently paused for a moment of silence at the local cenotaph to commemorate ...

Leaders in the Arts and Culture Sector Recognized

The Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards honoured four individuals for outstanding contributions to the arts community at a ceremony held at Trailsid...

Racing against the tide

PEI’s Abe Waterman and Seattle’s Sue McGrew take top prize

PEI’s Abe Waterman and Seattle-based sand sculptor Sue McGrew have won the inaugural season of CBC original series Race Against the Tide, knocking o...

Trees in Winter

I know it is early, but November always gets me thinking of the colder months ahead. Most of us know the importance of trees in winter, especially in ...

Normalizing alternatives

Serena Ryder partners with Upstreet Craft Brewing

Upstreet Craft Brewing, a B-Corp certified beverage company on a mission to refresh the community with its non-alcoholic craft beer brand Libra, is pa...

Rise UP for Afghans

Fundraiser featuring Lady Soul and Sadat’s Cuisine

Join Lady Soul and Sadat’s Cuisine at Upstreet Craft Brewing in Charlottetown on November 7 from 3:30–6 pm to raise awareness for our sisters in A...

Georgetown remembers

A week of programming at Kings Playhouse

Kings Playhouse in Georgetown presents Greetings as part of its Remembrance week programming. Featuring the PEI Regimental Band, Greetings follows the...

Crown land transfer

Lennox Island and Province sign agreement for Mount Pleasant

The Government of PEI has transferred two parcels of Crown land to the Lennox Island First Nation. Over 27 acres of land, including the West Prince Vi...

Unearthing the past

New archaeology exhibit at Acadian Museum

Islanders and visitors can learn more about four important Island archaeological sites at the Acadian Museum of PEI in Miscouche. In partnership with...

Art for Animals

Heather Millar is once again hosting Art For Animals, a fundraiser with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the PEI Humane Society and a chance to wi...

Hilda Woolnough Gallery

Guild renames gallery to honour PEI artist

In honour of internationally acclaimed PEI artist Hilda Woolnough, The Guild in Charlottetown has renamed their gallery the Hilda Woolnough Gallery. ...

Mitch Cobb

Crafting change

Folks likely know Mitch Cobb as one of the guys behind Upstreet Craft Brewing, but you may not know that he has an interestingly varied background in ...

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Irish library at the BIS

George O’Connor’s dream is now a reality

It required more than a decade but many volunteers have finally brought the dream of an Irish library to fruition. More than a decade ago, the late G...

Ian Carr earns literacy award

Ian Carr was the PEI recipient of the 17th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award, announced by Canada’s Premiers on International Literacy...

Autumn in Georgetown

A variety of activities at Kings Playhouse in October

October at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown will bring vibrant art, country and blues music, puppetry, haunted walks and more. Charlie A’Court and Wit...

2021 Symons Lecture

A focus on immigration, the pandemic and the law

One of Canada’s most experienced international law experts will give her take on the state of Canadian Confederation on October 29 as the recipient ...

Bronson Jacque mural

Honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by famil...

Women’s Network fundraiser

Celebrating Island women and non-binary folk—Oct 23

The Board of Directors of Women’s Network PEI will host its sixth annual fundraising event at Trailside Music Hall in Charlottetown on October 23. ...

Another strange one

Wandering across the Island, there is no shortage of interesting plants. There is a great mix of trees and shrubs in the Acadian forest, orchids galor...

Forest and wetland returned

American family generously donates back to Islanders

A game-changing cross-border partnership between Island Nature Trust (INT) and American Friends of Canadian Conservation—launched to help American l...

Ghostly pasts

Haunting stories in Summerside, Charlottetown, Georgetown

Lefurgey Cultural Centre Wyatt Heritage Properties and Culture Summerside will present their 21st annual Historic Ghostwalk on October 21. The event ...

Changes for Indian River

Festival planning a brand refresh after 25 years

After 25 years, Indian River Festival (IRF) is looking ahead to the next chapter in its Island concert series. Recent changes to IRF’s operations—...

PEI women veterans

Exhibit of uniforms showcases contribution to war effort

A new exhibit in the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown celebrates the service of PEI women veterans in the Second World War. Co-Curated by Cap...

The Hon. Brian Francis

Leading with love

Senator Brian Francis grew up on Lennox Island First Nation where he attended Indian Day School, but he left home at a young age knowing that he wante...

New mural honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by family members and fri...

Buzz about pollinators

There is growing interest in protecting pollinators and enhancing their habitat. Many of our provincial watershed groups are continuing their excellen...

Feathery fundraising

The Bennett Fall Birding Classic for species at risk

Each autumn, for the last 27 years, Island Nature Trust (INT) and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds and nature. The Bennett Fall Birdin...

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