Charlottetown is the fastest growing city in Atlantic Canada – by nearly 10 percent since the last census. This growth has not been an accident and is based on good planning and strategy as well as close collaboration with the various public agencies involved in economic development including the Port Authority, the Greater Charlottetown Development Corporation and the Downtown Business Inc. On [...]
CHARLOTTETOWN — When Mitch Cobb and Mike Hogan of Upstreet Brewing said they wanted to start brewing non-alcoholic beer some people were skeptical. Libra is the pair’s brand of non-alcoholic beers that they say turns skeptics into fans. Their most recent release is the Libra Hazy IPA, which sold out in a week and a half. “All those preconceived notions that they have quickly disappeared an [...]
CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, July 16, 2021 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, for the announcement. [...]
Charlottetown city council has set aside some money to look at ways it could improve the roadway that runs around the shoreline of Victoria Park. The road is due for some maintenance. The boulevard area by the boardwalk is in need of new lights, curbing and changes to storm water drainage. Coun. Terry Bernard, chair of parks and recreation committee, says the city will hire engineering consultan [...]
Some dog lovers and restaurant owners on P.E.I. are hoping the provincial government will change legislation to allow pooches on outdoor patios. Under the Public Health Act's food premises regulations, dogs and other animals — with the exception of service dogs — are not permitted in areas where food is stored or served, which includes restaurant patios. In March, the Nova Scotia government [...]
Charlottetown Airport will have four airlines bringing in planes by early August, and CEO Doug Newson is excited to see the recovery starting after a long pandemic slump. "We can see already this coming weekend, on Sunday and Monday, we've got passenger loads that are over 100 people on certain flights. So that's encouraging. You know, we haven't seen that here in a long time," said Newson. "Eve [...]
The Muslim Society of P.E.I. is expanding the Masjid Dar As-Salam mosque in Charlottetown. Najam Chishti, the society's president, said the group decided about three years ago that they needed a bigger space for their community. "I didn't think in my wildest dream that in five, six years the place will be [too] small because of the refugees, people coming over here and then the retention o [...]
LeeAnna Binder sold her home in Summerland, B.C., and is flying into P.E.I. in search of a place to live — but she can't find a car to rent to explore the province. "I found roadblocks everywhere, I couldn't get a car," she said. There will be more flights coming into P.E.I. with the province opening to the rest of Canada on Sunday, but it'll be hard for some travellers to find a rental c [...]
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island (PRWEB)July 09, 2021 Drivers in the Charlottetown area who have been looking for a new sedan that captures attention as it goes down the road should take a closer look at the 2022 Honda Civic Sedan. It has a sculpted roof, an available assisted opening trunk, an available one-touch power moonroof and available LED lights that make the 2022 Honda Civic Sedan sta [...]
The Charlottetown Islanders are rejoining the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League this weekend. The Saint John Alpines (5-4) and the Moncton Fisher Cats (4-5) have been playing one another since early June due to COVID-19 restrictions. But that will change on Sunday as the Fisher Cats are set to face the Islanders. The Alpines will go up against Moncton for their first game on July 17. Charlo [...]
Charlottetown Coun. Mike Duffy has resigned as chair of the city's planning and heritage committee, citing health reasons. Duffy said work as the committee chair is extremely demanding and he needs to avoid stress and pressure. With $189 million in building permits before the committee last year, he said the role of chair requires about 20 to 25 hours a week. There has been a lot of constr [...]
The Charlottetown Farmers' Market will be open on Wednesdays again this summer, starting July 14. For a time last spring the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the market entirely, and it didn't open Wednesdays last year. Earlier this week, after surveying its members, the board decided the interest was there to open up on Wednesdays again this summer. "We did come up with a good mix of artisans, [...]
A non-profit organization has launched a multimillion dollar capital campaign for Charlottetown's new library. The $16 million project to build the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre was announced in 2019. The federal and provincial governments have already committed $12 million. It's up to Charlottetown Library Learning Centre Inc. to come up with the remaining $4 million. Dawn Alan, e [...]
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