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PEI Liquor Control Commission continues to support Canadian Cancer Society’s daffodil pin campaign

Petroleum Pricing

Improving international market access

Premiers commit to improving outcomes for Aboriginal children in care

Premiers will lead comprehensive renewal of Agreement on Internal Trade

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 Bird of the Day

King Rail

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 Business of the Day

Cooke Insurance Agency Ltd. - Summerside
in Summerside.

 Things To Do

Events for September 3rd, 2014

Founder's Week 2014
A PEI 2014 Production

John A. Tweets

Anne of Green Gables
The Musical TM

Oh, Canada Exhibit

2014 Charlottetown Festival

Women of Influence Garden Party

This Anne Place Exhibit

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

Celebrating the Acadian Harvest in Rustico

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Pop Up Exhibition & Sale at Gallery 18, New London

Victoria Playhouse Festival

The Best Brothers

The Ross Family Ceilidh - Live Music/Stepdancing Show

Celebration Zone, Founders Week

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

1864: The Tall Hat Chronicles

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

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

Beach Conditions Report

 Factoid of the Day

The British originally called PEI "St. John's Island."

 Today in Island History

On September 3 in Island history...

1839 The Royal Gazette announces a new stage coach for the run between Charlottetown and Georgetown. A two-horse affair, complete with an awning, it can carry 8-10 passengers on its semi-weekly run.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Lighthouse - East Point in East Point

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Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

East Point
A cape.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 09/03/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: September 3, 2014

Sunrise: 06:34 AM ADT
Sunset: 07:48 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

Household usage is about 5% to 10% of total fresh water used worldwide. Most of that is used in North America.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

There are over 14 different types of commercial poultry breeds that are endangered in Canada.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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