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 News Releases

Recent News Releases

United States Consul General visits Prince Edward Island

LED highway lighting saves 40 per cent on electricity costs

Eight medications added to provincial formulary

Pilot project allows forest harvesting in buffer zones

Premier announced recipient of water award

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 Bird of the Day

Black Tern

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 Business of the Day

Cavendish Beaches and dune Shores Tourist Assoc.
in Cavendish.

 Things To Do

Events for April 24th, 2014

Dr. Magnificent's Travelling Musical Medicine Show

Heritage Garden Competition - Free Inspiration Workshops

Treasa Levasseur

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

Island coastlines recede each year due to erosion.

 Today in Island History

On April 24 in Island history...

1913 Despite widespread opposition in rural areas, the Legislature votes to allow Island motorists on the road on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Horace Wright of Bedeque speaks for many Islanders: "We're going to keep them cars out if we have to take a pitchfork and drive it through them!"

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Miscouche Peat Ltd. in Miscouche

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

An unincorporated area, SW. of Alberton.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 04/24/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: April 24, 2014

Sunrise: 06:07 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:13 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

On PEI, 5.8% of the population are living on farms compared with 3% in the rest of Canada.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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