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 News Releases

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Cleanup begins after historic flooding, winter

April 16th – Advance Care Planning Day – a good time for Islanders to “Speak Up”

Premier announces new Environment ADM

Information sessions planned for French Language Services Act

Province helps fund awareness campaign on aquatic invasive species

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 Bird of the Day

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

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 Business of the Day

Sandcastles Beach House
in Darnley.

 Things To Do

Events for April 18th, 2014

Grand Slam of Curling Series - Players Championship

Choral Music Programme: Choral Music on a Holy Day

Dr. Magnificent's Travelling Musical Medicine Show

Harmony House Pub Nights

To search for upcoming events, visit our Festivals and Events page.

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

Séances d'information - Loi sur les services en français / Information sessions - French Language Services Act

Winter Driving

 Factoid of the Day

The tri-coloured Acadian flag was adopted in 1884.

 Today in Island History

On April 18 in Island history...

1825 The Benevolent Irish Society is organized under the patronage of Col. John Ready, an English governor with an Irish name.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Red Head Harbour in Red Head Harbour

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Fitzpatricks Pond
A lake, Expansion of Seal River.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 04/18/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: April 18, 2014

Sunrise: 06:17 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:05 PM ADT

 Charlottetown Tides

Tides for Charlottetown
Do NOT use for navigation.
Consult official tide tables.

Tide data from the
Canadian Hydrographic Service

 Environment Tip of the Day

Dispose of sharps (needles, syringes, lancets and EpiPens) safely by using an approved Needle Disposal Container, available free of charge at Island pharmacies. When full, these containers may be returned to pharmacies for disposal, at no charge. Do not place sharps into carts or blue bags.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

There are approximately 270 dairy farmers in the province.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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