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2014-05-06 08:21:45

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Tourism PEI and Air Canada Media have launched a contest which will give away 150 flights to Prince Edward Island, as part of this year's marketing campaign for the 150th anniversary celebrating of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference. Leveraging the powerful reach and audience of Air Canada, the program will be executed across all of the brand's media channels, including in-flight, digital, print and airport activation. The contest will run until August...

2014-04-13 20:20:12

Setting out from Charlottetown, PEI on Monday morning, Clara Hughes brings the mental health message to Truro, NS and then on to Halifax, New Glasgow, Port Hawkesbury and Sydney CHARLOTTETOWN, April 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On Monday morning, six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes arrives in Nova Scotia to spend the week bringing the mental health message to communities around the province. Today, Clara is in Charlottetown on Day 31 of...

2014-04-11 12:23:01

CHARLOTTETOWN, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country's largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago. Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country. "2014 is a very significant year for Prince Edward...

2014-03-31 12:25:31

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Eastlink is ready to kick off national coverage of this year's iconic Eastlink East Coast Music Week including the Eastlink East Coast Music Awards Gala, on Eastlink Channel 10 and HD 610. "We're honoured to return for the second year as title sponsor of Eastlink East Coast Music Week," said Vice President of Eastlink TV Michael Smith. "It's going to be a very busy and exciting week, and we're working hard to share as much of it as...

2014-02-03 23:25:46

The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new evidence-based veterinary drug formulary app authored by Dr. Etienne Côté, Dr. Stephen Ettinger and Dr. Wayne Schwark. Charlottetown, PE (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc. announced the official release of the Timeless Vet Drug Index™ for Android devices at the 2014 North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new strictly evidence-based drug formulary app and the...

2014-01-08 16:24:50

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today in Charlottetown, A Bold Vision, a national visioning conference for Canadian women announced the confirmation of its first visionary, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only female Prime Minister. 2014 marks the 150(th) anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, where the Fathers of Confederation came together to discuss a vision that led to the creation of our nation. A Bold Vision is a national project designed...

2013-12-27 12:22:07

CHARLOTTETOWN, Dec. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Parks Canada is ready to ring in 2014 and celebrate the 150(th) anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference at Province House National Historic Site with the recent completion of a $2 million renovation project. "Our Government is pleased to have invested $2 million in preserving Province House National Historic Site for the enjoyment of Canadians today and into the future," says the Honourable Gail Shea, Member of Parliament for Egmont,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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