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 News Releases

Recent News Releases

Cleanup begins after historic flooding, winter

April 16th – Advance Care Planning Day – a good time for Islanders to “Speak Up”

Premier announces new Environment ADM

Information sessions planned for French Language Services Act

Province helps fund awareness campaign on aquatic invasive species

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 Bird of the Day

Black-browed Albatross

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 Business of the Day

Brackley Bay Beach House
in West Covehead.

 Things To Do

Events for April 19th, 2014

Grand Slam of Curling Series - Players Championship

Art Battle Canada

Dr. Magnificent's Travelling Musical Medicine Show

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

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

Séances d'information - Loi sur les services en français / Information sessions - French Language Services Act

Winter Driving

 Factoid of the Day

The Confederation Bridge, 13 km in length, spans the Northumberland Strait.

 Today in Island History

On April 19 in Island history...

1893 Prince Edward Island loses its upper house when the Legislative Council is merged with the House of Assembly to form the Legislative Assembly. The new arrangement is unique in Canada: 15 dual ridings each elect one "Councillor" and one "Assemblyman."

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Confederation Bridge in Borden-Carleton

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

St. Peter and St. Paul
An unincorporated area, SW. of Tignish.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 04/19/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: April 19, 2014

Sunrise: 06:15 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:07 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

Since 1960, the amount of packaging in garbage has increased by 80%.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

One cowhide can produce enough leather to make 20 footballs or 18 soccer balls or 18 volleyballs or 12 basketballs.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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