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Week will focus on careers, trades, technology
Students of any age can learn about job skills and career planning at events happening this week. Today marks the beginning of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week, as well as Atlantic Canada Career Week, both October 31 through November 6. The two initiatives were launched at Holland...
Islanders appointed to boards in October
More Islanders continued to get involved with their government through Engage PEI this month. A total of 11 volunteers were appointed to three provincial government boards on October 25. “We are seeing an increasingly diverse group of Islanders giving of their time and talents to enhance public...
Remote monitoring program helps keep Islanders at home, out of hospital
It didn’t take long for Island physician Dr. Shannon Curtis to notice how a new remote-monitoring program helped one of her patients with congestive heart failure take more control of her own illness. Since it was introduced in November 2015, the Remote Patient Monitoring program has allowed 45...
Cornwall Perimeter Highway project update – October 31 to November 5
Construction on the Cornwall Perimeter Highway project will extend east of the Maypoint intersection this week (October 31 to November 5) as Capital Drive is prepared for grading and paving. Paving will begin around the new roundabout at the Maypoint Road and Trans-Canada Highway intersection....
Morell Family: Enrolment and Catchment Data
Data in the following tables are based on information available as of September 30th, 2015. Please note the following when reviewing the tables: Enrolment in Regular English versus French Immersion programs and catchment of residence are dependent on information collected from schools by the...
Good customer service is in the bag
When PEI Bag Company Sales Manager Jerry MacDonald retired after 43 years, someone at his retirement party said, “when you deal with the sales team here, you think you’re dealing with the owners.” The way they treat their customers has been key to the 80-year-old Island company’s success, General...
Thousands of fish added to Island waterways
More than 45,000 trout have been added to Prince Edward Island ponds and rivers so far this year, helping to boost recreational fishing and promote spawning for the future. This week 1,000 brook trout were released into Barlow’s Pond in Wellington. The Department of Communities, Land and...
Students to Participate in the Atlantic Canada Career Week
Students in all schools and post-secondary education institutions in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island will be invited to participate in activities promoting careers during the week of October 31 to November 4 as part of the Atlantic Canada Career Week...
There is always time for learning
When it comes to lifelong learning, Amanda Brazil walks the talk. The new member of the Learning Partners Advisory Committee is working on her PhD in educational studies at UPEI. She also juggles her day-to-day responsibilities as a mother of two children and a full-time job as director of policy...
It’s not a Halloween joke; it’s life threatening
Volunteer fire fighter Stephen Trail has a message for people who purposely set fires on Halloween night:, for the sake of all volunteer fire fighters and their families -- please don’t!, Arson puts real people in real danger. Trail and his wife Jessica have three children, aged four, 12 and 14....