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 News Releases

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Ministers attend meeting with Maritime Seafood Coalition

Ministers attend meeting with Maritime Seafood Coalition

Minister Currie welcomes 10 new physicians to Prince Edward Island

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island celebrate success of Canada Job Grant

Interactive Cultural Attraction in Western PEI to Celebrate Canadian Icon Stompin’ Tom Connors



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 Bird of the Day

Townsend's Solitaire

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 Holidays

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21:39
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 Business of the Day

Bank of Nova Scotia - O'Leary
in O'Leary.



 Things To Do

Events for August 2nd, 2015

North Rustico Country Music Festival

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Celebrating Acadian Days in Rustico

Blues at Red's Corner

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

St. Peter's Bay Wild Blueberry Festival & Homecoming

Sunday Night Hoedown

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

Aqua Alta at the Trailside

TD Always on Stage

St. Margarets Hall Kitchen Party

The Affections of May

Music in The Park - Souris

Romeo and Juliet

Sunday Night Shenanigans

Victoria Playhouse Festival

PEI Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Mont Carmel - Summer Concert series

Music on The Montague Waterfront

The Indian River Festival

An Ideal Husband

City Cinema

Moonlight Concert

2015 Charlottetown Festival

Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch

Confederation Players Walking Tours & Historical Reenactment

The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival

Dunstaffnage Summer Slam Show N Shine

Peakes Wharf Summer Concert Series

Sexy Laundry

Cymbria Lions Club Ceilidh

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



 What's New

Recent updates to our website.



 Factoid of the Day

The Island is located in the Atlantic time zone.


 Today in Island History

On August 2 in Island history...

1875 The Examiner has a real fish story. Off New London, a huge tuna fights fisherman John Pidgeon for the same mackerel. The tuna wins. It flies completely over the boat, striking Pidgeon on the shoulder, and carries off the gunwale on the opposite side.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation


 Aerial Photo of the Day

Harbour in Souris

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo



 Island Place of the Day

Fairfield
An unincorporated area, NE. of Souris.

See Our Communities section for more.


 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 08/02/2015


Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope


 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: August 2, 2015

Sunrise: 05:54 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:42 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

Water quality can be affected by land use and activity throughout a watershed. Across PEI, watershed improvement groups are building community support for the protection of this valuable resource.

From Environment & Energy.


 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

Beef production on PEI accounts for 35 percent of all farms, greater than any other type of farming operation.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre


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