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 News Releases

Recent News Releases

New provincial wellness strategy will help Islanders take steps toward better health

Tips and tools for applying for a post-secondary education

Road projects announced for Island communities

Impaired driving numbers continue to drop

Minister congratulates Island musicians on recent awards nominations



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 Bird of the Day

Barnacle Goose

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 Holidays

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 Business of the Day

Dynamite
in Charlottetown.



 Things To Do

Events for January 30th, 2015

Popalopalots Live Improv Comedy!

Let It Be - A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles

QMJHL - Charlottetown Islanders

Kaylee Hall Ceilidh

Friday Afternoon Recitals

Winter Dine: A Toast to Winter

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



 What's New

Recent updates to our website.



 Factoid of the Day

A "sod-soaker" is a steady rain that sinks into the sods.


 Today in Island History

On January 30 in Island history...

1793 "Last week was eaten in Charlottetown, in the course of 5 days, by a man belonging to Warren Farm, 10lb beef, 8lb pork, 6 dozen eels, 3 fine trout, 3 loaves of bread -- each weighing between 4 and 5 lb, 1 lb butter, 7 lb cheese, 2 gallons od milk, tea, etc."

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation


 Aerial Photo of the Day

Confederation Bridge in Borden-Carleton

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo



 Island Place of the Day

Kensington Point
A cape, N. shore of East (Hillsborough) River.

See Our Communities section for more.


 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 01/30/2015


Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope


 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: January 30, 2015

Sunrise: 07:35 AM AST
Sunset: 05:16 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

Turn off lights when leaving a room to save energy.

From Environment & Energy.


 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

The McIntosh apple is a Canadian original discovered by John McIntosh as he cleared land for the homestead in the early 1800's.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre


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