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Report confirms fiscal disparity

Premiers’ Task Force to support Chair’s Initiative on Aging

United States Ambassador visits Prince Edward Island this week

PEI Shellfish Festival announces line up to headline the largest East Coast Kitchen Party in Atlantic Canada

Prince Edward Island hosts 55th Annual Premiers’ Conference

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 Bird of the Day

House Wren

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 Business of the Day

Dollar Rent A Car
in Charlottetown.

 Things To Do

Events for August 29th, 2014

Belfast Kitchen Party and Ceilidh

Pop Up Exhibition & Sale at Gallery 18, New London

Fall Flavours ~ Le Festin Acadien Avec Homard

Victoria Playhouse Festival

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

The Tall Ships

This Anne Place Exhibit

2014 Charlottetown Festival

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

Ceilidh at the Irish Hall

The Ballad of Stompin' Tom

Courtney Hogan Emerald Ceilidh

Musical Village Programming

Avonlea Show Music

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Canada Rocks! A Musical Revue

John A. Tweets

Confederation Players Walking Tours

The Best Brothers

St. Peter's Circle Club Ceilidh

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

Founder's Week 2014
A PEI 2014 Production

Searching for Abegweit:
The Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant

L'Exposition Agricole et le Festival Acadien

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

Ceilidh with Leon Gallant

Heritage River Festival

Oh, Canada Exhibit

Celebration Zone, Founders Week

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 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

Social Action Plan Progress Report

Diabetes Strategy

Annual Statistical Review

Beach Conditions Report

 Factoid of the Day

Charlottetown is approximately 1600 km (1000 miles) from Toronto, 1000 km (625 miles) from Montréal, 1100 km (650 miles) from Boston, and 1450 km (850 miles) from New York City.

 Today in Island History

On August 29 in Island history...

1809 Lt. Gov. J.F.W. DesBarres offers a 20-guinea reward for information about the "riotous and evil minded persons" who have torn down Charlottetown's public stocks.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Beach in Branders Pond

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Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

An unincorporated area, SW. of Charlottetown.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 08/29/2014

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: August 29, 2014

Sunrise: 06:28 AM ADT
Sunset: 07:57 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

Islanders are Canada's most active recyclers of beverage containers, with 81 per cent of non-dairy drink cans, bottles and cartons returned at depots or through the blue-bag curbside pick-up.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

The pig is the only mammal that constantly "sings" to her young while nursing.

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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