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The Debbie Show

Gallery receptionist Debbie Muttart shares her favourites

After almost 24 years of greeting gallery guests, Gallery receptionist Debbie Muttart shares her favourite pieces from the vault of the Confederation ...

Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Workshops for screenwriters and producers

The annual PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp event scheduled for May 22 to 28, 2020 will be held in Charlottetown at The Haviland Club. Workshops for emer...

Greenland grandeur

PEI Photo Club hosts Stephen Desroches

Stephen Desroches will be the featured speaker at the January meeting of the PEI Photography Club. Over the years, he has made four trips to Greenland...

Dear Rita

Michelle Bouey will star in tribute to Rita MacNeil

Islander Michelle Bouey will make her Charlottetown Festival debut next year, performing in the musical love-letter to icon, Rita MacNeil, Dear Rita a...

Acadian Remembrance Day

Annual ceremony remembers The Deportation

On the morning of December 13 at the Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site, PEI, a well-attended ceremony for the annual Acadian...

Winterberry holly

When it comes to plants, I’m drawn to ones that provide multiple returns. The ostrich fern is also the source of delicious fiddleheads. The sugar ma...

Island Hop Company

Josh Mayich grows hops in Mount Albion for 2020 harvest

Under the winters frozen blanket of ice and snow, the Islands soil and those who farm it look forward to the warm months that bring new growth. One pa...

Old diaries

In late December an unusual comet—Comet 2I/Borisov—brushed by our sun. “The comet’s icy core is only a mile or so wide, but its surrounding cl...

Uncle Mike’s vision

Mike Perry opens The Crazy Gringo in Summerside

Mike Perry Jr. has a vision and a life credo, “When you do the right thing, good things happen.” Mike obviously is doing the right thing. Good thi...

Symons Medalist

In November 2019 at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, Canadian Senator, the Honourable Murray Sinclair received the 2019 Symons Medal...

Executive Director for L’nuey

On behalf of the Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nation Councils, Chief Darlene Bernard and Chief Junior Gould recently announced the appointment of ...

Sponsored

Native Council of PEI elects Lisa Cooper

At its 45th Annual General Assembly in Summerside recently, the Native Council of Prince Edward Island’s delegation re-elected its President & C...

Bygone days

A reminiscence by Lillian MacCannell of Canoe Cove, Prince Edward Island: Like many Islanders of a certain age, my early education took place in a on...

A special legacy

Islanders should be feeling grateful for the recent donation of 100 acres of woodland to the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead in Orwell. The descendants ...

Dave Holland’s 50 years in radio

Veteran news and sports radio announcer, Dave Holland, celebrated his 50th anniversary in radio on September 29, 2019. To mark this career milestone O...

The Cork & Barrel

One of a number of new openings in Bloomfield

I recently visited a new homebrew shop, a new bar and grill, a wholistic, fitness, yoga and health studio and revisited a newly renovated Asian shop. ...

A tough journey

As November arrives on Prince Edward Island, we notice fewer and fewer bird species that are common throughout the summer and fall. The warblers tha...

To the Power of Five

Play about PEI’s 1993 Women in Politics now online

The stage performance, To the Power of Five: 1993 PEI Women in Politics, can now be viewed online. The play, through story and song, depicts the one a...

First frost

The evening air had that distinctive feel of frost, and as the night hours crept by, the clear sky drew the earth’s heat into the starry heavens. ...

Hurricane Harry

We have a wood-sawing whirligig named Harry in the backyard. Harry takes it pretty easy most of the time, only rousing himself to saw a few boards dur...

My new guitar

Charlotte Lloyd gets a cool gift from Island Rock Camp

“Is this a joke?,” said Charlotte Lloyd. She was on stage at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall and Island Rock Camp founder Andrew Waite had j...

Love it or hate it

There are native plants that people have developed a strong dislike for. The reasons behind these attitudes are many. Sometimes it is physical—the...

Gracie’s return

Supernatural sightings at Strathgartney Homestead

There’s a lot of history at Strathgartney Provincial Park. Strathgartney Homestead was once part of the large estate of Robert Bruce Stewart, named ...

The coneflower

It seems as though I learn something new every day. A few years ago I was gifted with some cut-leaved (yellow) coneflower seed from plants growing in ...

Deeply Rooted

Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival

The major Acadian celebrations of 2019 will continue until the end of the summer—from August 28 to September 1—when the 117th edition of the Evang...

Seed saving

Individuals sometimes think that they don’t have a role to play in major environmental issues. Can we really tackle climate change? What about the e...

Claudette Thériault 

Vive l’Acadie

The countdown to the Congrès Mondial Acadien is in hours now, but Claudette Thériault—president of this international event that will see thousand...

Periwinkle trails

August has arrived. It seems very sudden. We humans have been rushing about trying to ignore time as we embrace every hint of sunshine that comes our ...

An Island souvenir

Create your own at the Bottle House in Cape Egmont

Tucked away on picturesque Route 11 in Cape Egmont, sits the very unique Bottle Houses. New owners (2018) Angie Cormier (and husband) have embarked on...

Review: Highland Storm

College of Piping July 8 – August 15 Performed by House Band: Peter Gallant, Christine Gallant, Max Gallant, and Gilbert Arsenault. Pipe Band: ...

Local talent at Watermark Theatre

Jenna Marie and Jacob Hemphill act their parts

The people of Prince Edward Island never fail to be proud when their young folk step up to demonstrate their talent. This year Watermark Theatre has c...

In the Wake of the Tale

River Clyde Pageant in New Glasgow

In the Wake of the Tale is the fourth edition of The River Clyde Pageant, the annual outdoor spectacle on land and water in New Glasgow. The River Cly...

Poetry on Tiptoes

A new project, “Poetry on Tiptoes,” is planned in the lead up to the Gold Cup & Saucer Parade, which occurs at the culmination of Charlottetow...

Teaching excellence

Frances Anne Squire receives Prime Minister’s Award

Frances Ann Squire, a teacher at Birchwood Intermediate School has received a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. The awards honour teac...

Gift to Holland College

Danny and Kevin Murphy donate to Culinary Institute

Brothers Danny and Kevin Murphy were honoured by Holland College recently with the naming of the Danny & Kevin Murphy Café and Commons at the Tou...

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