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 News Releases

Recent News Releases

Construction of the new Souris dialysis unit nears completion

Statement from the Chief Coroner

Bedford MacDonald House receives assistance from province

Chief Coroner reminds Islanders of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

Petroleum Pricing

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 Bird of the Day

Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow

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 Business of the Day

Harness Racing PEI- Charlottetown
in Charlottetown.

 Things To Do

Events for March 1st, 2015

Jack Frost Children's WinterFest

Abram-Village Acoustic Jam


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

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

 Factoid of the Day

According to the 2006 Census there are 1,700 farms on Prince Edward Island.

 Today in Island History

On March 1 in Island history...

1847 Electoral, religious and ethnic tensions combine in the "Belfast Riot" between Catholic Irish and Protestant Scots. As the ranks clashed, a witness recalls, "The noise was like . . . the simultaneous driving of wedges when a vessel was about to be launched." At least 3 lives are lost; scores are injured.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Miminegash in Miminegash

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Lennox Island
An unincorporated area, E. of Ellerslie.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 03/01/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: March 1, 2015

Sunrise: 06:48 AM AST
Sunset: 06:00 PM AST

 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

Energy efficiency can drastically cut the monthly bills for many homeowners. The Office of Energy Efficiency can offer advice and help in getting your home energy use under control.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

On PEI, 5.8% of the population are living on farms compared with 3% in the rest of Canada.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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