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Liquor License Suspended For St. Anthony’s Royal Canadian Legion

Islanders supporting natural habitats through conservation plates

Province announces program to expand advanced marine technology sector

Province to enact new Animal Welfare Act

Province making substantial investments in social housing

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 Bird of the Day

Greater Shearwater

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 Business of the Day

Drake Truck Bodies Ltd.
in Vernon Bridge.

 Things To Do

Events for July 4th, 2015

Victoria Playhouse Festival

Ron Hynes at The Trailside

Alice Through the Looking-Glass

La Grande Acadian Race

Sexy Laundry

Stratford Farmers Market

Confederation Players Walking Tours & Historical Reenactment

Anne of Green Gables
The Musical TM

French Kiss - Feast Dinner Theatre at Rodd Charlottetown Hotel

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

Morell Farmers Market

PEI Street Rod Association?s 37th Show ?n Shine

Oyster Bed Speedway

Goose River Hall Dance

Three Sides of Me -Robert Milner at Gallery 18

TD Always on Stage

Book Launch with Bestselling Local Author Jamie Lee Mann

The Charlottetown Festival's Young Company

The Affections of May

Romeo and Juliet

Souris Farmers Market

Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Richard Wood Trio World Class Kitchen Party

Summerside Legion Kitchen Party

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

An Ideal Husband

Peakes Wharf Summer Concert Series

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

Waterfront Concert Series 2015

Bittergirl: The Musical

Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad

PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

Montague Summer Days

2015 Charlottetown Festival

French Kiss - Feast Dinner Theatre at Brothers Two

Friends & Family of Samuel Holland: A Celebration of Lot 28

DiverseCity Multicultural Street Festival

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

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 What's New

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 Factoid of the Day

The world record tuna, weighing 1496 lbs, was caught in PEI waters.

 Today in Island History

On July 4 in Island history...

1874 Sir Robert Hodgson, the first Islander ever to be named chief justice (1852), and the first Islander ever to be knighted (1869), becomes the first Islander ever to be appointed lieutenant governor.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

Lighthouse/Atlantic Wind Test Site - North Cape in North Cape

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Big Pierre Jacques River
A river, Flows S. into Wolfe Inlet.

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 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 07/04/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: July 4, 2015

Sunrise: 05:25 AM ADT
Sunset: 09:08 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

Canada, which supplies almost all the world's newsprint, cuts down 247,000 acres (100,000 hectares) per year more trees than it replants. The United States loses an acre of forest every five seconds.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

A Christmas tree takes 8-9 years to reach 2 meters in height, after two years in a nursery bed.

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Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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