Nature PEI’s 50th anniversary

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

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

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

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...

Theatre Festival 2019

PEI will mark the 58th celebration of World Theatre Day on March 30 at the Carrefour in Charlottetown with the annual Community Theatre Festival. PEI...

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

“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?

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

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...

A closer look

Winter on Prince Edward Island can present some challenges if you don’t enjoy cold temperatures, dislike shovelling, or need to drive on snow-clogge...

Blooming House women’s shelter

The provincial government is partnering with community organization, Blooming House, to open a women’s shelter in the Charlottetown as a winter pilo...

Portrait of the artist named Kat

My 14 year old son and I were volunteering at the Christmas Care Fair hosted by Santa’s Angels and Gifts From the Heart on November 24 at the Farm C...

Documentary Impulse

A new exhibition, A Documentary Impulse: 1972 Photography of Prince Edward Island Life,  opened in February at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (...

1919—PEI Soldiers Return from the Great War

1919 could be described as a year of intense mixed emotions on Prince Edward Island. The Armistice that brought an end to the Great War had been signe...

Friends

What would we do without friends? Oh, relatives are good too, but we don’t get to choose them. Friends are people we bond with for reasons other tha...

New location for PEI MFRC

After being closed for most of 2018, the PEI Military Family Resource Centre (PEI MFRC) has re-opened in Summerside in a new location. The PEI MFRC i...

PEI Arts Grants

PEI Arts Grants for 2019 were recently announced. They are: Megan Stewart—To create the 2019 River Clyde Pageant with co-director Ker Wells; Arie...

This old house

Along the shore where the highway makes a gentle s-curve as it dips and crosses the brook, there stood an imposing house with steeply pitched roof, gi...

Winter birding

I took my first and only birding course many years ago from Geoff Hogan, a wonderful Island naturalist who unfortunately passed at much too young an a...

Founders Circle tour

Confederation Centre of the Arts is launching a distinctive experience for members of its Founders Circle—the chance to join an exclusive 11-day cul...

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