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Minister congratulates palliative care award winner

Jobs for Youth Program funds student workers across PEI

State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services to benefit residents of West Prince

Petroleum Pricing

Island records Canada’s strongest wage growth in early 2015

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 Bird of the Day

Great Gray Owl

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 Business of the Day

Purolator Courier Ltd. - (Staples Charlottetown)
in Charlottetown.

 Things To Do

Events for August 29th, 2015

Dundas Plowing Match

Anne of Green Gables
The Musical TM

Stratford Farmers Market

Romeo and Juliet

Kensington Legion Ceilidh

French Kiss - Feast Dinner Theatre at Rodd Charlottetown Hotel

Bittergirl: The Musical

Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Goose River Hall Dance

Richard Wood Trio World Class Kitchen Party

Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad

The 39 Steps

Souris Farmers Market

Great Big Waterfront BBQ, Montague

TD Always on Stage

An Ideal Husband

2015 Charlottetown Festival

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

Peakes Wharf Summer Concert Series

PEI Jazz & Blues Festival

Oyster Bed Speedway

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

John Connolly at The Trailside

Summerside Legion Kitchen Party

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

Gran Fondo PEI

Live at the Lobster Trap

Cymbria Lions Club ~ Car Show

Confederation Players Walking Tours & Historical Reenactment

Rope?s End at Victoria Playhouse

Out of the Sea and Over the Coals - Dundas Plowing Match

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

Victoria Playhouse Festival

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

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 Factoid of the Day

Islanders usually consider only those who are born here as true Islanders

 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

Emerald Farm in Emerald

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Oar River
A river, Flows NW. into Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 08/29/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: August 29, 2015

Sunrise: 06:28 AM ADT
Sunset: 07:58 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

Replacing a failed septic disposal field can cost approximately $2000 plus the cost to repair landscaping. Maintaining the sewage disposal system by pumping the septic tank will cost approximately $80 to $100 every 3 to 5 years.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

A hen will lay about 290 eggs per year. A sitting hen will 'turn' (shift) her eggs 96 times in 24 hours.

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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