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Natural Area designated in Hazel Grove

New Rocky Point Bridge to open to traffic

2014 Love our Lobster campaign biggest yet

Buchanan Technologies opens Charlottetown office

Province declares Prince Edward Island Humane Society Day

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 Bird of the Day

Long-tailed Jaeger

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 Business of the Day

PRP International, Inc.
in Malpeque.

 Things To Do

Events for July 25th, 2014

Victoria Playhouse Festival

6th Annual Mermaid Tears SeaGlass Festival

Ceilidh at the Irish Hall

Laura Smith at the Indian River Festival

Ceilidh with Leon Gallant

Confederation Players Walking Tours

The Ballad of Stompin' Tom

Georgetown Summer Days Festival

The Charlottetown Festival's Young Company

Belfast Kitchen Party and Ceilidh

Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun at Victoria Playhouse

Kitchen Parties at the Centre Expo Festival

Oh, Canada Exhibit

Emerald Junction Summerfest Music Festival

This Anne Place Exhibit

Searching for Abegweit:
The Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

St. Peter's Circle Club Ceilidh

Celebration Zone, Manitoba Week

2014 Charlottetown Festival

Avonlea Show Music

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Historic Tours of Georgetown

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

Arts in Motion Festival

Murray Habour Ceilidh

Courtney Hogan Emerald Ceilidh

The Art of Stuart McDowell at Gallery 18

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

What to Wear to the Birth of a Nation at Watermark Theatre

Canada Rocks! A Musical Revue

The Indian River Festival

Northumberland Fisheries Festival

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 What's New

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May Tourism Indicators

Social Action Plan Progress Report

Diabetes Strategy

Annual Statistical Review

 Factoid of the Day

A "sod-soaker" is a steady rain that sinks into the sods.

 Today in Island History

On July 25 in Island history...

1855 Donald MacDonald of Tracadie, an intensely unpopular proprietor, is shot down by unknown assailants as he leaves the gate of his estate. "So detested was he," an English visitor later records, "that several persons passed by without rendering him any assistance." MacDonald survives.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Church in Derby

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Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Judes Point
An unincorporated area, E. of Tignish.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 07/25/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: July 25, 2014

Sunrise: 05:45 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:52 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

Of all water on our planet Earth, 97% is salt water. Only 3% is fresh water, and most of that is frozen in the polar ice caps. Less than 1% of Earth's water is available for our use.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

The McIntosh apple is a Canadian original discovered by John McIntosh as he cleared land for the homestead in the early 1800's.

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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