Skip to Main Content

The Island Today

print small medium large 


This page of our website contains channels of information that change often -- usually hourly or daily

 Find Us on Facebook

Prince Edward Island Government

Tourism PEI

Prince Edward Island Office of Public Safety

Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island

Highway Safety Division

 InfoPEI Twitter

 Charlottetown Weather
See the Weather page for more...

 IslandCam One

See the IslandCam page for more...

 Daily Island Media


Radio One Live
Radio News: Local

Ocean 100 Local News

Latest CBC News: Compass newscast
May Require RealPlayer or Windows Media Player to listen/view.

 News Releases

Recent News Releases

Provincial government services at Sherwood Business Centre canceled for the day

Provincial Palliative Care Centre officially opens

Heart and Stroke Foundation benefits from PEI Liquor Control Commissionís efforts

A successful year of apprenticeship training

Additional funding to help with snow removal

 InfoPEI Search

Enter a keyword to search InfoPEI.

 Government Directory

Enter a last name to search our provincial telephone directory.

Advanced Search

 Bird of the Day

Red-eyed Vireo

See our Island Birds section for more birds.


Coming in the next 21 days...

From Canada and the United Nations

 Current Time

Time when page loaded. Reload to update.

Atlantic Time

 Business of the Day

Marco Polo Land
in Cavendish.

 Things To Do

Events for March 29th, 2015


Choral Music Programme: Voices of Spring

Abram-Village Acoustic Jam

Bonshaw Ceilidh

Marty Stuart and his fabulous Superlatives

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

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

 Factoid of the Day

Ferry service from Wood Island, PEI to Caribou, Nova Scotia runs for 8 months of the year (May 1 to December 20) - weather and ice permitting.

 Today in Island History

On March 29 in Island history...

1993 Catherine Callbeck becomes the first woman elected premier in Canadian history when she leads her party to a smashing victory in the provincial election. The Grits win 31 of 32 seats.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Cavendish Beach in Cavendish

Click photo for full-size version.

See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Ives Point
A cape, N. shore of Bedeque Bay.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 03/29/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: March 29, 2015

Sunrise: 06:55 AM ADT
Sunset: 07:38 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

Canada, which supplies almost all the world's newsprint, cuts down 247,000 acres (100,000 hectares) per year more trees than it replants. The United States loses an acre of forest every five seconds.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

In October 1995, the potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

back to top