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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...

2014-04-11 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...

2012-10-10 04:01:30

Developer and Manufacturer of Chemicals Leverages the Adaptability and Scalability of the SYSPRO ERP During Time of Growth Burnaby, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 SYSPRO, one of the longest-standing, global ERP solution providers, announces the success of its ERP system in supporting organizational growth and streamlining processes at BioVectra Inc., a Prince Edward Island based developer, manufacturer and supplier of chemical raw materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients...

2009-07-23 11:00:00

O'LEARY, Prince Edward Island, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 residents, community leaders, business executives, and government officials today joined GDF SUEZ in O'Leary on Prince Edward Island to mark the grand opening of the expanded West Cape Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in Atlantic Canada. GDF SUEZ grew the capacity of the West Cape Wind Farm from 11 turbines capable of producing 20 MW of electricity two years ago to 55 turbines capable of producing 99 MW of electricity...

2008-09-03 15:00:26

LEWISTON - "Quebec meets Acadia" is the theme of a concert at the Franco-American Heritage Center Sunday, Sept. 14, which showcases several of Canada's most esteemed folk musicians and dancers. Scheduled for 2 p.m., the program will feature famed Montreal dance master and multi-instrumentalist Benoit Bourque, formerly of the band Le Vent du Nord, as well as musicians/dancers Helene Bergeron and Louise Arsenault, who formed the female half of the popular Prince Edward Island quartet...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

NORWAY, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - The Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy projects across Prince Edward Island, thanks to investments in projects through the ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program. Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the first project at the Norway Wind Park, on the northwestern tip of Prince Edward Island. The Norway Wind...

2008-06-27 15:02:33

NORTH RUSTICO, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - The Government of Canada continues to invest in harbour infrastructure, moving forward today with projects that will benefit fish harvesters and other harbour users across Prince Edward Island. The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Secretary of State (Small Business and Tourism), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. "The commercial fishery is key to the economic...

2008-06-25 18:03:07

By Michael Tutton, THE CANADIAN PRESS KILDARE CAPE, P.E.I. - Noralee Harper is thinking about moving from her home nestled in Prince Edward Island's picturesque countryside because she can't find a family doctor for her twin seven-year-old sons, who have had serious illnesses. She says health care will be the key deciding factor in whether she and her husband, Michael, and their four boys decide to stay in Kildare Cape. Harper, 32, is deeply attached to her home amid picture-postcard...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.