Coastal Vibes

Charlottetown Canada Day Celebrations

Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1 in V...

Forest health

When I do talks or teach courses on forest ecology, my presentations generally have one thing to read. It is a wise quote by a Forest Ecologist named ...

Everything store

The Sari Sari Store in Bloomfield

Ruby Lubigan saw a specific need in West Prince and answered the call. She and her partner, Kent Clements, opened the Sari Sari Store (Asian food stor...

CFUW Celebrates 100 Years

The 100th anniversary of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) was celebrated recently. Doris Anderson and Lucille Hogg, charter member...

Symons Medallist

Senator Murray Sinclair is 2019 recipient

Confederation Centre of the Arts announced recently that the 2019 Symons Medal will be awarded to Senator Murray Sinclair on November 1 in Charlotteto...

Student Entrepreneur

Chamber of Commerce awards Mary Beth Campbell

Mary Beth Campbell, co-founder of Luxury Market Consignment, is the recipient of the 2019 Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce Student Entre...

Micro-grants

There are 10 newly funded community sustainability projects in the Capital region, thanks to the City of Charlottetown’s Micro-Grants Program. Each ...

After the War

Exhibit hosted by Culture Summerside

For the month of June, Culture Summerside will host the After the War exhibition at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre. After the War looks at the challenge...

Beautiful World

As a reward for remaining cheerful during our long challenging winter, we have treated ourselves to one whole week of wide-brimmed hats, gauzy fabrics...

DiverseCity PEI

Multi-culture in Charlottetown, Montague and Alberton

DiverseCity, PEI’s outdoor multi-culture festival celebrating diversity, takes place in three locations this summer: Charlottetown June 23 on Queen ...

Congrès mondial acadien 2019 is coming to Souris

The 6th edition of the Congrès mondial acadien will take place August 10 to 24 in Prince Edward Island and Southeastern New Brunswick. The mission of...

PEI Rural Beautification Society 2019 Competition Book

For 74 years, the PEI Rural Beautification Society has been improving the rural landscape of Prince Edward Island by encouraging Islanders to be good ...

Rendez-vous Rustico #25

Rendez-vous Rustico is celebrating its 25th anniversary all day on July 27 and 28. This edition of the festival will be marked by a partnership with t...

Summerside Arts Festival concerts

The Summerside Arts Festival, presented by Wyatt Heritage Properties Inc., has announced the performance line-up for the concert component of the July...

Lackadaisy

A look at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery exhibition: Who’s Your Mother?

A local ‘zine that focuses on the voices of young Island female artists is featuring the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s Who’s Your Mother? e...

Elected to UN Chair

PEIWI member Marie Kenny

Prince Edward Island Women’s Institute (PEIWI) congratulates Marie Kenny on being elected the new Chair of the United Nations Committee for the Asso...

The elusive ironwood

Ironwood. Now that’s a name for a tree. Nothing weeping or willowy or trembling about this one. The very name oozes strength and hardness.  This na...

Good resolutions

Who would think that trees could shed so many twigs and branches? I love raking, but still. I decided to take a break and a walk down to the Cove. And...

4-H Easter Beef

The results of the PEI Easter Beef Show 4-H classes have been released. Some of the highlights are: 4-H Junior Showmanship Class—Austin Potts, N...

Luscious lavender

Windy Acres Lavender Farm in Tyne Valley

Just outside the village of Tyne Valley, sits Windy Acres Lavender Farm. Windy Acres Farm is home to Debbie Linton, husband Ted Dingman and a host of ...

Ben’s Lake re-opens

Josh Lindsay, one of the inventors of Forktula, and Jordan Liantzakis, owner of PEI Charcuterie, Papia Papa Farms and PEI Heritage Meats, have teamed ...

Celebrating the life

The Charlottetown Festival remembers Fen Watkin

The Confederation Centre of the Arts community is mourning the passing of Joseph Fenwick “Fen” Watkin, O.C. Watkin was a founding member of the te...

Nature PEI’s 50th anniversary

Celebrations all year long

Fifty years ago a casual comment ignited local enthusiasm for nature into an organization, the Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island, now kn...

Expanding Our Paw Print

PEI Humane Society campaign to renovate its facility

The PEI Humane Society (PEIHS) is engaged in a public capital campaign for a $2.9 million renovation to the Sherwood Road facility. With the help of d...

Glendenning portrait unveiled

A portrait of Dr. Donald Glendenning, Holland College’s founding president, was unveiled in the Florence Simmons Performance Hall recently. The port...

Potholes, etc

Here it is the middle of March and ice cakes fill the Strait from shore to shore. When the wind changes direction the ice groans and mutters to itself...

Owls in session

There is a mystique to how groups of birds are named. A murder of crows, who can indeed be murderous. A charm of hummingbirds, who are completely char...

Give Back Burger

Burger Love for Anderson House

PEI Burger Love is back for its 9th year. Last year saw over 180,000 Island Beef burgers consumed in one month. While participating restaurants will a...

Dear Mainlander

2019 Tourism PEI marketing plan unveiled

PEI’s 2019 tourism marketing campaign will call on “Mainlanders” to come find their Island. Economic Development and Tourism Minister Chris Pa...

2018 PEI Museum and Heritage Award recipients

Heritage Activity Awards: Genevieve MacDonald, Catherine MacDonald & Mary-Carla MacDonald for the research and publication of Helen MacDonald of G...

Charlottetown Heritage Awards

The City of Charlottetown Heritage Awards were recently presented to the following individuals and groups: The University of Prince Edward for the sy...

Our ancient soil

The wind howls and here in the Cove we ask each other, have we had this much wind before? The answer is: Probably. We just can’t remember. It’s co...

Julie Pellissier-Lush is PEI’s newest Poet Laureate

Islanders gathered recently at Fanningbank to welcome and celebrate Prince Edward Island’s new Poet Laureate Julie Pellissier-Lush. In her new role...

Love letters

Love Letters from a Belle by Alyssa Holman-Johnston

“Social media is full of incredible ways to expand our creative ideas for our homes, wardrobe, activities, hobbies, events, and everything else in o...

Doing enough?

Are we doing enough for endangered species?

A good friend of mine used to say “He’s slow, but he does bad work.” It was the ultimate insult, but framed around a dark sense of humour that i...

A new school

Slemon Park hosts the latest Community School

A call went out mid-September to Slemon Park residents: any interest in Community School programs at the Park? That call was answered and Monday, Janu...

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