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Dr. Daniel Costa joins provincial urology team

Canadian Potato Museum chosen winner of Premier’s Award for Tourism

Premier encourages Islanders to take part in Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie 2015

Additional road projects announced

New graduation requirements will better prepare students for future success



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 Bird of the Day

Eskimo Curlew

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 Business of the Day

We Care Home Health Services
in Charlottetown.



 Things To Do

Events for March 5th, 2015

Derek Edwards ? Baloney and Wine

Eptek Lunch-Time Films

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



 What's New

Recent updates to our website.



 Factoid of the Day

Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national shrine to the Fathers of Confederation.


 Today in Island History

On March 5 in Island history...

1879 Organized curling has been around in Canada since at least 1807, but it's still a novelty on PEI. This evening the Hillsborough Curling Club has what the Examiner describes as a "roarin' game" on the harbour ice opposite the Railway Depot in Charlottetown.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation


 Aerial Photo of the Day

Harbour in French River

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo



 Island Place of the Day

South Branch Pinette River
A river, Flows NW. into Pinette River..

See Our Communities section for more.


 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 03/05/2015


Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope


 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: March 5, 2015

Sunrise: 06:41 AM AST
Sunset: 06:06 PM AST




 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

The average car will burn three tons of gasoline in its lifetime. Florida has more vehicles than residents. The average North American car produces its own weight, or more - about 2 tons - in carbon dioxide every year.

From Environment & Energy.


 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

The Canadian Yorkshire, is the most popular breed of pig in Canada. They are known to grow quickly and have very lean high quality pork.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre


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