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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,...

2013-09-20 12:23:07

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Doug Currie, Prince Edward Island's Minister of Health and Wellness, today announced contributions from the Government of Canada and Government of Prince Edward Island for sport development and participation in the province. Also present at the announcement was the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. "Working with provincial and territorial...

2013-09-19 08:26:05

CHARLOTTETOWN, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), along with the Honourable Doug Currie, Minister of Health and Wellness for the Province of Prince Edward Island, will make an announcement on Friday about Sport in Prince Edward Island. The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will also attend. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, September 20,...

2013-08-05 16:21:16

Three ships sail from five homeports in spring, summer and fall SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Holland America Line is offering an extensive Canada and New England program with 48 sailings spanning spring, summer and fall. With three ships departing from five convenient homeports, more travelers can experience the region's breathtaking scenery, historic seaports, culinary treats and cultural charm. Scheduled May through October, the nine different itineraries on ms...

2012-10-05 06:24:56

- World record-setting display of PEI potatoes created, just in time for Thanksgiving - CHARLOTTETOWN, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - 1 potato...2 potato...92,500 potato?...yes, indeed. 92,500 pounds of PEI potatoes made their way to the world's largest potato pile-up in Prince Edward Island this week. If you thought your Thanksgiving shopping list was big, take a look at this! Sobeys has completed construction of their world record-setting display, featuring a final total of 92,500 pounds...