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Additional funding provided for Seniors Home Renovation Programs

Prince Edward Island to ensure a coordinated response to welcome Syrian refugees

Islanders encouraged to take simple online test to determine their risk for diabetes

Innovation PEI funds target new and emerging businesses

New Skip the Waiting Room program boosts convenience of walk-in clinics

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 Business of the Day

Young At Heart Musical Theatre For Seniors Inc
in Charlottetown.

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 Factoid of the Day

The Island's provincial soil is known as "Charlottetown Soil".

 Today in Island History

On November 27 in Island history...

1899 Charles Coghlen, founder of an actor's colony at Fortune, dies in Galveston, Texas. A great storm washes his body out of Lakeview Cemetery. The Daily Examiner reports its recovery, but Ripley later claims Coghlen floated clear back to Fortune. Believe It or Not!

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

MacLures Pond in Murray River

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Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Bayfield Point
A cape, W. of East Point.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 11/27/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: November 27, 2015

Sunrise: 07:28 AM AST
Sunset: 04:31 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

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

Landrace are large, muscular white pigs, recognizable by their droopy ears. The Landrace breed is known for its strong maternal abilities and adapting to different climates.

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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